Category Archives: Destinations

Vanuatu

You are heading to Vanuatu? Fantastic. You loved it. It is not just an escape decadent gourmet soft breeze. It is also home to several best-in-the-world experiences that very few people know about: a luxury cruise, as the shipwrecked Titanic, water diveable clear: the world more accessible active volcano on the island of Tanna , a giant banyan tree the size of a football field, hitting, waterfalls, special cultural events and dances on the island of Malekula, primitive people where you can witness a culture of ancient life, and picture-perfect beaches where no one else that you and your snorkeling gear. It is also a snorkellers and divers’ Mecca.

Port Vila, the capital city on the island of Efate, buzzes in the tourist center of Vanuatu, all colonial and fresh to all restaurants and hotel rooms that float along the lagoons. If you have arrived in a package, just beginning their adventure. Stay as you just discovered some of the unique things that are Vanuatu, and to test other sports, like abseiling down a waterfall, parasailing over the harbor glorious, the zapping of a stalactite cave through a ravine a blow-up float ring, turning nature and children to spend the night on a small island offshore.

Best of Vanuatu, however, is that you feel safe and happy here. The town is a delight. They love their country and want to enjoy its pleasures, but they are after the “tourist dollar”. There is no negotiation, no hawkers, no pressure to buy. It is so refreshing.

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Northern capital of Vanuatu, has a wide main street that extends over several kilometers of coastline with interesting views in each corner, two major parks and dozens of dusty shops.

Tajikistan

A Persian-speaking advanced in a predominantly Turkish, Tajikistan is in many ways the odd one out in Central Asia. With its roots in ancient Sogdiana and Bactria, the modern country is a fragile patchwork of clans, languages ​​and identities, forged together by little more than Soviet nation-building and shared hopes for a peaceful future. That peace was broken in 1990 when a brutal civil war claimed over 50,000 lives, making the remote mountainous republic in the bloodiest corners of the former Soviet empire. Despite the wounds remain open, a decade after the war the majority of Tajiks are moving forward with their lives, as if waking from a nightmare, and a mood of optimism has returned.

The good news is that Tajikistan today is safe, stable and scenically spectacular. The Pamir – the “Roof of the World” – are easily the highlight of the country, offering stunning landscapes of great height, great choices of ecotourism, mountain hospitality humility and Pamir Highway – one of Asia’s largest travel road. The Wakhan Valley is a dream for walkers, Dushanbe is considered one of the most beautiful capitals of Central Asia, while the ancient city of Penjikent offers an interesting view of the region past the Silk Road.

Once the playing fields of spies “Great Game” and explorers, Tajikistan is now the playground for adventure tourism edge. For lovers of remote mountain landscape, or any person occupying positions such as northern Pakistan and western Tibet as your favorite destinations, Tajikistan is in sight as the most exciting republic in Central Asia.

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Croatia

Despite the publicity, Croatia’s pleasures are more timeless fashion. Over 1778 kilometers of coastline, sparkling sea winds around rocky coves, lapping at pine-fringed beaches. Bustling port of Istria, with fishermen while children dive into the sparkling water. In Dalmatia, cities throb with nightlife amid ancient Roman ruins.

Yachts glide along the coast, the movie stars discreetly arrange to buy one of the islands of Croatia 1185 and no Mediterranean cruise is complete without a stop in Dubrovnik. The interior landscape is so seductive, but less visited. Discover a spa resort in Istria Istarske Toplice. Hike through virgin forests drenched mountain rivers in the west. Plitvice waterfalls that moisturize the face. And then there’s the culture. The country suffered Roman, Venetian, Italian and Austro-Hungarian has a unique identity and slightly schizoid. Find a strong central European flavor baroque architecture of Zagreb, and Italian devotion to the good life is filtered from the coast, permeating Croatian food and style. During holidays and festivals country’s Slavic soul emerges, colorful costumed dancers about to turn traditional folk melodies.

Crusaders maintain a strong attachment to the land and traditions that nurture the dream of independence for so long. Although a wave of speculators and developers wash ashore, there is a genuine commitment to preserving the extraordinary beauty of the coast. If the country can resist the temptation of easy money is a painful test of his character. But so far the signs are promising.

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Togo

Once considered the pearl of West Africa for its quiet beaches, exotic markets and friendly people, Togo was overwhelmed by the unrest and human rights abuses in the 1990s. Unfortunately, the saga continues. When the despotic President Gnassingbe Eyadema died in February 2005, and his son Faure Gnassingbe came to power, hundreds of people died in street battles and thousands of people fled the country. But with the new president gradually make the Togolese population is a good time to review small mountain landscape of Togo, diverse cultures, the dishes of yam-based soccer team qualified for the 2006 World Cup .

Travel Ideal Road Trip

Lomé, the capital, is one of the most beautiful cities in West Africa, with great Blvd du 13 Janvier sweeping the beach and in the heart of a city obscene, crowded nightclubs. To the east, beyond the tourist resorts on Lake Togo and the Atlantic beaches, colonial charm exudes Aneha sinking, and has a fetish market. Voodoo is also practiced through Togoville lake, a fishing village with fetishes on the streets.

Inside, Kpalimé is the gateway to the triangle of coffee and cocoa, ruined palaces, butterflies and mountain villages are hidden in the woods. Northern cities are attractively Sokodé and Kara slowly taking points in rural Africa, with the road between them passes through national icon, the decision Aledjo. About Kara, centuries-old culture and traditions can be seen in the houses of adobe famous fortress in the valley of Tamberma and weekly markets in the region Kabye.

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Lomé, was once a city that said it was the Paris of West Africa, and is easy to see the appeal was in its heyday. There are still real charm to its wide boulevards, palm-fringed beaches, craft markets and nightlife full-on.