Alternative Destinations in Europe

Who hasn’t heard about the iconic cities in Europe? From the romantic Paris, to the hip Berlin to the open-minded Amsterdam, all of these cities are usually a top priority when planning an Eurotrip.

The old continent is an endless source of culture, art, food and landmarks which are not necessarily restricted to big cities. Furthermore, their outstanding attractions have been incessantly milked to the bone for the sake of tourism, causing them to lose a bit of the flair that made them so iconic to begin with.

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Top 5 NYE Destinations

New Years Eve is that day of the year where we would like to let go for one more night before committing to our resolutions. And what better way to experience the exciting festivities than relaxing in a paradisaical beach or dancing until dawn in cities that never sleep?

The world is your oyster throughout the holiday season, with many options and different traditions for every kind of traveler for an unforgettable experience. We would like to share with you our Top 5 favorite NYE destinations for a last fun fueled night in 2013.

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Essential Travel Items

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Overpacking is a common nuisance most travelers choose to face while traveling abroad. We usually cogitate the worst case scenario as an excuse to stuff most of our wardrobe into our suitcases. Usually, this mistake is made by late packers, people that usually wait until the last minute to pack for short-term or long-term getaways.

When we pack last minute, many problems may occur in between our house door and the hotel door. Overweight charges during check-in, no space for souvenirs and gifts, getting most of the clothes dirty due to the lack of space, to name a few.

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Top 10 Most Naturally Dangerous Places in the World.

Nature is an always evolving masterpiece which never cease to surprise us, from breathtaking landscapes to horrific natural disasters, it seems like the world we live in tries to talk to us constantly, in cryptic yet obvious ways.

And if you are anything like us, you will enjoy this post which is not for the faint of heart, a list of the most spine-chilling natural locations in the world. They are beautiful natural wonders that need to be visited with extreme caution or not be visited at all.

But for the sake of curiosity, we have selected some of the world’s most beautiful and deadly locations, for an adrenaline filled expedition or complete avoidance. So, put on your helmets and join us on a trip around the top 10 most naturally dangerous places in the world.

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The Ultimate Guide to Istanbul

 

Istanbul is a great destination for those looking for a unique cultural experience. As the country resides in the meeting of two continents (Europe and Asia), and has the biggest population in Europe, you can already predict the contrasts and rich history of this traditional yet cosmopolitan city.

Cross the Bosphorus back and forth and visit some of the city’s best selections of beautiful landmarks, exquisite markets, trendy or cozy nightclubs and a cuisine which will certainly not disappoint.

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Unique Festivals Around the World

Traveling is a very rewarding experience, from sightseeing to enjoying different cuisines, a culture can be easily sensed whenever one travels abroad. And although the biggest tourist hubs cater to milking traditions in order to make some cold cash, the best way of experiencing the local lifestyle is by interacting with locals.  And what better way than bonding by an amazing festival?

We have made a calendar so you don’t miss out on some of our favorite festivals worldwide. These will never leave your memory and definitely cause a repeated visit.

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Interview With Nomadic Samuel

Traveling is a great part of our lives in this modern world. We travel for work, leisure, to visit distant relatives and what not. It is something that has become increasingly accessible with the passing of time, allowing you to cross oceans and countries in a matter of hours and even minutes sometimes.

Although most of us enjoy our occasional traveling to unwind from our daily lives, some brave men and women have given up their 9-5 jobs and social circles to embark on a nonstop adventure around the world. Making travel not a luxury but a lifestyle.

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Common Travel Scams

 

If you have made an international trip thus far, you know you are constantly at the mercy of travel scams. Scammers change their antics from time to time, and although it seems like you have seen and heard it all, sometimes you can only learn once you’ve become a victim.

The most important aspect of these scams is that they are widely known by the local authorities, and as soon as you realize you’ve been scammed, do not hesitate in contacting the local police for help. These scams are different in every country and they might even be considered old-school tricks by now, but they can give you an insight in order to help you analyze situations as well as to watch your belongings vigilantly.

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7 Alternative WorldCup Destinations in Brazil

Fellow football lovers, if you live under a rock and you are not aware, the next world cup will be held in the cultural melting pot that is Brazil. And if you are planning on watching the matches in person, this is probably the best time to book your tickets and hotels.

As a Brazilian, I award myself the credibility to write this piece on how to get around the country, as well as trying to cope with the skyrocketing prices.  these are increasing not only due to the fast-developing economy but also with the hosting of the two biggest sports events in the world, 2014 FIFA world cup and the 2016 Olympic Games.

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World’s Best Christmas Destinations

And that jolly time of the year has arrived once again! When lights and pine trees emerge from their hiding places, shops dust off their best Christmas tunes, and festive sweaters shamelessly parade throughout town.

Christmas is just around the corner, and with each year it starts a little earlier, as people don’t seem to get enough of it. If your traditional holiday cheer is less than merry and you would rather skip your local festivities, we are here for you!

We have selected some of the world’s best Christmas destinations, so you can get your Grinch on, but still secretly sip on some mulled wine and roast nuts elsewhere.All of these destinations will assure you of unforgettable Christmas stories, being by visiting the iconic Christmas markets in Europe, or relaxing on a beach, creating your own sandy version of a white Christmas.

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