Countdown of the Best Hotels in Vegas

Countdown of the Best Hotels in Vegas

Vegas is known for a great many things, its attitude towards gambling, the level of entertainment that is on offer, the debauchery and mayhem which can be found here, but above all else, Vegas is known for its world famous hotels. The hotels here take on an altogether very different approach to what a hotel should be, and many of these incredible buildings are far more than simply somewhere for you to lay your head. In true Vegas style the hotels here are ostentatious and fun-loving, and here are our top 3.

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Spending 48 hours in Seattle, Washington

Spending 48 hours in Seattle, Washington

Seattle is one of those special places that everyone should visit at least once in their lives. I love everything that the city has to offer, whether it is the nature, history, culture, sights, or even just the amazing IHG hotels in Seattle. It is also one that I would recommend to any of my friends, family, and readers. I wrote this short guide to give you a taste of what Seattle is all about, and how you can spend 48 hours there. I hope you enjoy it!

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Image via Flickr by Elvert Barnes

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Fun by the Sea

Fun by the Sea

If you are thinking of taking your summer holidays this year in the United Kingdom then you might want to consider going down to the South of the country and check out the Cornish town of Looe. Although this small town may seem less appealing than some of the more popular areas of the county like Newquay, it has plenty to offer and there are lots of things to do near Looe and in Looe itself.

Historically the little village itself was and still is a fishing port but it was also a major smuggling village and if you take a trip to the local museum you can see lots of memorabilia related to the old highly illegal activity. If you have a younger family, a great activity and great fun for the kids is to go rock pooling with the local marine conservation society. The children will almost certainly enjoy scrambling around the rock pools after the tide has retreated and discover the various sea creatures that have been stranded by the outgoing sea.

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How To Plan The Best Trip To Phoenix, Arizona

How To Plan The Best Trip To Phoenix, Arizona

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This post is originally posted by Mani on 3rd April on A New Life Wandering.

Phoenix, also known as the Valley of the Sun, provides sunshine almost every day of the year. And while it has remained on the list of must-visit cities in the U.S., something has shifted as of late. The city is gaining visitor momentum with its up-and-coming arts scene, gastronomic greatness, and its stunning desert and mountain scenery. If you’re intrigued, here’s how to plan the best trip to Phoenix, Arizona.

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Why I Love The Caribbean

Why I Love The Caribbean

There is no question that the Caribbean is a wonderful place. I absolutely love the beaches, great weather and the lifestyle there. To me it is a pretty unique travel destination that you can’t find anywhere else on earth. I especially enjoy luxury Caribbean vacations and I wanted to talk to you a little bit more about the things that I find special about taking a holiday there.

The culture

One thing to notice about being in the Caribbean is without a doubt the culture, there is this laid back attitude that you simply cannot find anywhere else on the world. It is also very difficult to describe, but once you see it you will notice it instantly. The best way I can describe it is that the people are simply open, relaxed and much more carefree than any of other place (holiday or not) that I have ever been to. I think this must come from the slower paced and easier lifestyle in the sun.

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Top tips for cruising with your mate

Top tips for cruising with your mate

Cruises are fun whether you’re in a group or travelling solo. But, like with all holidays, if you’re travelling with a mate, it’s best to be well prepared. The following tips have been designed for those travelling as a couple. Whether you’re best friends, romantic, or anywhere in between, these tips will take all the drama out of your cruise.

Take note, talk to your mate, then head over to https://www.mycruises.com.au/ to find the right cruise for you!

Pick wisely

Some people are excellent friends, but terrible travel partners. Visualise your idea of a good time. Now, imagine that idea being played out by nearly everyone on your cruise, except you. Travelling with people who have conflicting ideas of “fun” can be testing and, most likely, you’ll leave the ship with a strained relationship and stressful memories.

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The search for fun partners around the world

The search for fun partners around the world

Whenever anyone travels around the world they hope to experience it with some fun people or meet someone fun along the way. Of course solo travel has it benefits; you meet locals, go out of your way to speak to people and grow in self confidence.

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One thing that I have learnt along the way is that meeting fun people from different cultures, countries and backgrounds is simply an amazing experience. The good news is that you don’t always have to do this whilst you are travelling! You can now meet new fun people around the world from the comfort of your own home.

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5 Beach Holidays You Never Thought Of

5 Beach Holidays You Never Thought Of

If the season is starting to weigh heavily on your mind, and you’re dreaming of some sun then no one will blame you. As the summer season approaches, many holiday makers start their envious glances to warmer shores, dreaming of clear water, cocktails on the beach and a bronze tan.

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But perhaps Spain, Portugal and Croatia don’t inspire you anymore – you want to go somewhere different. No more Turkey, no more Greece, how about somewhere a little more obscure but still somewhere that offers amazing Beach Holidays? Check out our list of 5 less famous beach holiday destinations:

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Head to Mexico this summer

Head to Mexico this summer

Mexico has to be one of the best places to take a holiday, it has absolutely everything you need to have the perfect summer break. I really did love my time in Mexico because everything was just great, I couldn’t find fault anything at all. Well, maybe it was a little too hot at midday, but is that really a complaint? With the weather the way it is back in the UK right now and a new place flooded every time we turn on the news I don’t think any of us would complain about the weather being too hot! I was lucky enough to book my Mexico holidays with Direct Holidays, they were able to give me some great advice about what I should see and do. They were also extremely accommodating when it came to finding the best possible price for me, I paid such a low amount for my holiday I almost felt bad, almost!

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The best breakfasts from around the globe

The best breakfasts from around the globe

We have probably all heard the famous saying that teaches us that we should eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper. In this day and age it can sometimes be a little difficult to follow the above saying, we are all so busy rushing to get to work or maybe to get the kids to school. On my travels I have found that there are many cultures that take time for breakfast and enjoy it. Breakfast should, ideally, be a leisurely affair where you can sit with your family or friends before you go out to work for the day. Here are some of the best breakfasts that I have found around the world, inspired by the ‘Breakfast Club’:

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