Travelers guide to Rhodes Island, Greece

November 14, 2010  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Europe

Greece has an unparalleled charm of its own and a trip to Rhodes Island, Greece will leave your mesmerized for sure. The beautiful and historically rich Rhodes Island with its medieval castles, clean beaches and amazing views is all that you can ask for and much more.

Now coming to the places that you must visit in Rhodes Island, the first place that you have to visit is the Rhodes Town that is on the northern-most part of the island. It is the capital of the island and is Dodecanese Complex’s largest town. You must also visit the town of Lindos. The town is constructed around a huge rock and has a castle.

The beaches that you just cannot miss out on are Ladiko, Kallithea and Tsambika. The small cove in Ladiko has a beautiful wild atmosphere that attracts lots of tourists. The Kallithea beach is a great place with rocky, wild spots and is famous for its medicinal springs. The golden sand and the turquoise water of the Tsambika beach will take your breath away.

Backpacking tips, when in Europe

November 11, 2010  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Europe

Do you enjoy your occasional backpacking getaways? For you lovers of the outdoors, Europe is a fantastic destination to just pack your bags and set out for the unknown. Although the continent has breathtaking landscapes to offer, but if you set out absolutely without any preplanning, you are bound to face lots of problems, the linguistic barrier being a major one.

Start with booking in advance, since if you are clueless about a particular region and its language, you may face major troubles. Although there is no specific timing to visit Europe, but if you want to enjoy every aspect of your getaway, pick some time between April and June. September and October can also be fine picks since the weather is quite amazing then, but the only snag is the over crowded tourist destinations. Once you are done booking in advance and picking the right time, next divert all your focus towards packing right. Well, the key is to pack light but to pack wisely.

Make sure you pack only the bare essentials as travelling with a heavy luggage will make your vacation a not so enjoyable one. Hence keep these essential tips in mind, and set out to the unforgettable continent, Europe.

Best weekend travel destinations in New York City

November 09, 2010  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Adventure Holidays

Are you planning to make a short trip during the next weekend? Well, weekend getaways are a great way to unwind and relax. And if you are looking for a few weekend getaways from New York City, this article might come to your aid.

If you want to spend the weekend with the love of your life then you can go to Windham Hill Inn. It is situated in Southern Vermont and will offer you the peace and the quiet that you are looking for. Away from the hustle bustle of the city you will definitely have a great time. It is best for the summer weekends.

You can also go to the Minor Lake Inn Resort and Spa. It is just 5 hours away from New York City and is a wonderful weekend getaway spot. It has a private natural beach and you can indulge in several seasonal activities here. It has an ice skating rink and health spa as well.

Travel tips when in Namibia

November 05, 2010  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Africa

Feeling adventurous? Go wild and plan a trip to the wilderness of Africa and get ready to have the time of your life. Namibia is a great place to plan a trip. Places like Skeleton Coast Park, Sandwich Harbor, Sossusvlei, etc. are the main tourist spots in Namibia. Long stretches of African deserts, Namibia is adored with the most beautiful flowers and wild life. Interesting animals are also a big attraction here. The spirit of Africa comes alive in Namibia.

 It is important to know the climate of Namibia so that you can go prepared. Namibia is dominated with typical dry to semi-dry type of climate almost all throughout the year. In summers the temperature is around 30 and 38 degree Celsius and in winter it may be something around 0-10 degrees. If you are into handicraft, you will have a grand time shopping here with the lively markets of handicrafts.  If you are planning to camp out, do remember your mosquito repellent.

Keep all these things in mind and go enjoy your trip.

Must pack things while travelling

November 03, 2010  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Travel Packing

While travelling to a different country, you should always carry certain things with you. These things might prove life saving at times and at other times, they are simply logical. We travel because we need a break from our soap opera life and if you forget these little things, your soap opera will start even at the place you went to avoid that. So, make sure you get these things in your bag while packing.

While traveling, it is only suitable to carry a backpack. A travelling bag is too clumsy and it will not hold as many items as you hope. It will not have separate compartments for documents, dresses, keys and money as a backpack has. Then carry a multi-charger pin with you.

The electronic ends at the place you travel might vary and having a multi-charger will always help. Then take a laptop with internet connection and through that you can get probably anything you need!

5 best places to travel in Asia

November 01, 2010  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Asia

When it comes to vacation, often people have found it hard to decide where to go. Especially, when you are in Europe and the USA, Asia seem to be a distant land and out of reach. However, one should be open to travel within Asia as there are several places to visit. Shopping, beaches, historical attractions, modern infrastructure, spices and so much can be experienced in Asia, which often one cannot find in the west.

One of the best places to visit would be Bali, Indonesia for its beaches and at the same time its historic preservations. The small island is filled with heritage and sightseeing spots. One should not forget Singapore for its amazing beaches again and the modernization it has gone through. Hong Kong can be amazing for gadget shopping and apparels plus Chinese delicacies.

Lastly, Maldives and Mauritius figure on the list as the most attractive islands in the whole of Asia.