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Uncover the History Behind U.S Virgin Islands

on 01/02/2015 in US Virgin Islands
Saint Ursula and her Virgin Followers, despite their demise under unknown circumstances in Cologne, must be feeling vindicated. I would be if a place as beautiful as the USVI (United States Virgin Islands) is named after me. During his second voyage in 1493, Christopher Columbus decided to just do this. The island is the ancestral home of the Ciboney, Arawak...

Uncover the History Behind Martinique

on 12/30/2014 in Martinique
The Tainos of Hispaniola were a mythical people. A folklore doing rounds among the people during the Pre-Columbian era went like this; There was a mythical island called Jouanacaëra-Matinino. It was the home of giant iguanas and enchantingly beautiful flowers. The Tainos and Caribs considered the island holy and would sometime send elders to do prayers there. Fast forward to...

Club Med Valmorel

on 12/29/2014 in France
4,000 feet up in the French Alps, you find the awe-inspiring chalet-like resort of Valmorel. Just like other Club Med resorts, this one offers sprawling views of the ice-capped landscape. The resort sits pretty on the fabled French Alps’ pristine Grand Domaine. If you love the winter sports thrill, they are plenty here. Apart from enjoying the spectacular views of...

10 Things you probably didn’t know about Bermuda but should

on 12/22/2014 in Bermuda
Myths and rumor mills have a way of getting to the best of us. Growing up, I used to hear that ships never cross the Bermuda triangle. There was a deep hole that sucked even planes from the sky. This sort of made me want to visit Bermuda. Now that I know better, I would like to share some of...


10 Things you probably didn’t know about Fiji but should

on 12/16/2014 in Fiji
Apart from maybe Maldives, no other place can rank with Fiji in terms of natural beauty. The country is located in south Pacific, about 1,300 miles northeast of New Zealand. The country is alone. It is solitary. It is thus the place you go when you want to get away from it all and rediscover yourself. You will love the...

Spotlight on Viking's Emerald

on 12/09/2014 in China
The Viking Emerald is the queen of Yangtze River. The ship was built in 2011 to offer life-changing cruising experiences on the great Chinese River. At one given time, the vessel can host up to 256 guests in its spacious suites and staterooms. If you get a chance to cruise on the ship, take it. It rarely comes. The ship's...

Corinthia Hotel Budapest

on 12/07/2014 in Budapest
If you did not know, Budapest is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It has beautiful parks, creative architecture, luxury shopping malls, a contemporary art scene and a vibrant nightlife. If you really want to explore Central Europe, start off with staying for a few days in Budapest, Hungary. Oh...and I have a suggestion for your accommodation....

Goliath Roller Coaster, Six Flags Great America, Chicago

on 12/02/2014 in Chicago
The Six Flags Great America is a park that boasts several merriment facilities such as roller coasters. Goliath is their new record breaking wooden coaster. It is said to be the tallest, steepest and fastest wooden coaster in the world. As a rider on the Goliath Roller Coaster, you will plunge about 180 feet on very steep twists and turns...

The Redbury Hollywood

on 11/24/2014 in Los Angeles
The Redbury Hollywood sits pretty at 1717 Vine Street, Los Angeles. If you have longed for the day you will live like a celebrity, that day is nigh. All you need to do is book your spot at this hotel. The hotel is ideally located at the intersection of the Vine and Hollywood. The hotel bills itself as the unpretentious...