You may not think of the lofty Himalayan peaks as a natural vacation spot in the winter, but there are wonderful sights and experiences there during the cold months of the year. The mountains are breathtaking in their beauty, the frozen lakes are spectacular, and winter sports activities abound. Three Himalayan states in India, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Jammu and Kashmir, have wonderful spots for a Himalayan travel experience in the winter.
You are probably familiar with how to protect yourself from identity theft at home. Secure your wireless networks, shred important documents, avoid giving out personal information online – taking these steps helps shield your information from prying eyes. ProtectMyID points out what you may not realize, though, is that you must practice equal if not greater vigilance with your information when you travel. Fortunately, you can minimize your vulnerability by observing five important tips.
It’s fairly easy to be environmentally friendly at home, where you have easy access to recycling facilities and reusable goods. But when you travel abroad, you’ll often find that these services and items don’t exist.
A day trip can be the perfect way to spend some extra quality time with your family, friends or colleagues. During the summer you don’t want to be stuck indoors, you want to enjoy the fresh air and sun. I know we don’t get the best summer in the UK but when the sun is shining you need to make the most of it.
Ah, the vacation of your dreams. Your location has been chosen, you’ve decided on an airline, and you’ve got endless activities planned and leisure time accounted for – all that’s left is ensuring that your getaway digs have what it takes to serve as a well-equipped headquarters for all of the pleasure ahead.
We all have to move sometimes. It is one of those horribly inconvenient parts of life that we wish we could avoid. But especially in the earlier part of our lives, it becomes an issue every few years. The older we get, the bigger the move, and the more stuff we have to pack to go along with us.
Rich in it’s varied people, complex cultures, breathtaking architecture and beautiful landscapes, Europe plays host to some of the most storied civilizations in the world, acting as a beacon to travelers from around the planet. Combining these unbeatable draws with its relatively small size and easy access to many countries in a single day, the European continent presents as the perfect region to tour on the open road.
With their sun-kissed sandy beaches, sparkling sapphire seas and all manner of historical and mythological attractions to explore, the Greek islands are easily one of the most idyllic holiday destinations in Europe.
Anne Dimon is the force behind Travel to Wellness, the first and only editorially-driven, online and mobile magazine that caters specifically to the growing number of wellness-minded travellers and the expanding spa and wellness travel niche.
TechCrunch reported on a fascinating startup in April, a new take on vacation rentals called HouseTrip. The news back then was about the Swiss startup’s $2.7 million in funding from Index Ventures, but today it looks as if the company is spending the money wisely. Let’s take a look under the hood of what my old friend Steve O’Hear called; “another play in the holiday apartments space.”
Travelers may soon be able to enjoy the delights of South East Asia; shopping in Singapore, surfing in Bali, partying in Bangkok and cruising up the Mekong, all with just one visa, if ASEAN get their way.