We often bucket list cities that are the centre of all things happening, but rarely do we look at places that are offbeat and not popularly on the travel map. Situated in the Sonoran desert of southern California and surrounded by the famous Coachella valley, is a desert resort city proudly named ‘Palm Springs’ – shouting of a laid back vibe – yes, but more luxury and happening than you can ever think of. Here is a list of 7 things you didn’t know about Palm Springs, CA.
Think fall, and you think of the rustic colors and fallen leaves at various destinations that are known for this transitional season. But if you look around the map – fall is a tempting time to travel to different places that might not give you the colors but are known as famous fall destinations for other popular reasons. Here’s our look at 10 such places…
Did you know? – Australia is big. Like, size of Europe big. And most Australians learn how to swim before they can walk. Gone are the days when you could have a cheap backpacking holiday in Oz. The price of essentially everything is going up in Australia – from food, to transport, accommodation and sadly everyday living expenses for all Aussies. – So here are ten tips for travel within Australia, which will hopefully help to provide some sort of insight into not only what to expect, but how to behave when traveling Down Under.
Melbourne is designed to be a grid, at least towards the center of the city. For the whole Central Business District (CBD),the blocks are similarly-sized and placed methodically, so as to line up with one another, which makes navigating them on foot very easy and straightforward. It also means that a lot of little laneways have popped up over the years, leading to many small and interesting nooks and crannies to form within these city blocks.
We are NOT Australia. New Zealand is NOT an island off the coast of Australia. In fact, we are an island nation in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. Unlike Australia, New Zealand is not stinking hot, and we don’t have any animals that can kill you, which is a bonus! New Zealand is 100% independent from Australia, and like any country we have our own customs, culture and history.
We all know Maldives as one of the most sophisticated holiday destinations in the world – but only a few know that there is much more to these turquoise blue waters than its white sand beaches, islands and exotic resorts. Read more to discover the unknown about Maldives.
Is traveling to Mexico alone safe? YES it is. Go for it. But, whatever said and done – truth is, a solo trip to Mexico needs a lot of pre-planning. And if you are a solo female – even more than ever. While I did plan my trip like a pro backed with important research – there were a lot of things that I learned and discovered while in Mexico – points that were important for my safety and my overall Mexico experience.
I am off to Mexico solo – and I must say, the people who matter in my world have been hugely supportive. But was I loaded with raised eyebrows, taunts and lots of odd questions before booking this trip? – Hell, YES! Was everyone completely okay with it? – Hell, NO! Am I still doing it? – YES.
Nature has been extremely generous with the Maldives. The country is made up of 26 atolls and 1,200 islands, which entices millions of tourists every year. The enchanting blue waters, magnificent reefs, exotic islands, shiny beaches, and different types of water sports rein in visitors from across the globe. Many refer to it as a mini heaven on earth.
Did you know that Maldives is a vanishing paradise? – According to various scientist predictions the rising sea levels of our planet could completely flood and wipe off the islands of Maldives that lie just five feet above the sea level into a lost Atlantis by the turn of this century. So why not experience this dreamy destination while it lasts?
What comes to your mind when you think of Dubai? List five things that strike you without any inhibitions when you hear about the city? – I bet its shopping deals for a shopaholic, nightlife for party goers, buffet at sea-side restaurants for luxury dwellers, famous tourist attractions for travelers and delicious food for gluttons. But what if we told you – there is an off-beat Dubai as well – and this post takes you to all those hidden gems.
Every individual is called a Cuban. They call themselves Sugar: white, mid-brown and brown. Cuban people are allowed little political expression and are subjected to censorship, yet the Cuban culture is flamboyant. Cuba is known not only for its mesmerizing beauty but also its hospitality and the unwavering determination to hold on to their culture. Continue reading to know more.
The Miracle Garden has been named the largest vertical flower garden by the Guinness Book of Records. It is stunning because the Miracle Garden spreads over 75,000 square meters in the midst of the desert. Also known as “piece of Eden,” the garden has a pathway of over 4 kilometers and one-kilometer high flower walls.
“You shouldn’t drink the water. I imagine everyone is familiar with this rule. In San Luis Potosí, Mexico the majority of locals don’t even drink the water. Stick to bottled water or dispenser water.” Like every other country in the world – Mexico too comes with its own quirks – good and bad – so here are the 11 things you should know about this country before you visit…
Three years of being married and Mr. H and I have found accommodation in endless hotels, resorts and Airbnb’s throughout our vacations. But never did the idea of staying in a hostel crossed our mind (only god knows why), until recently, while we were looking for our options in Iceland. I won’t lie, we both were battling inside with various levels of being reluctant – but less did we know that this hostel experience would turn out to be one of the best bonding activity we did as a couple.