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The Best National Parks If You’re Camping

Family vacationing may be your favorite event that has to be held at least once annually. But you did not want to spend too much money during your family vacation. Camping may be your best friend for your savings, as well as, your family. Although not every family member will enjoy the camping, the main goal is still the same, a peaceful retreat in a scenic natural setting. Sure, outdoor camping is not the only preference available in these national parks, but let’s take a closer look at some of the best national park for camping.

ACADIA NATIONAL PARK

Located in the state of Maine, Arcadia National Park, a haven for outdoor lovers, has a mountain descend into the sea along its wind-swept jagged coastline. Climbing, hiking, biking, wildlife viewing, kayaking are the most favorited activities among a lot of activities here. The most important camping grounds are Blackwoods and Seawall Campgrounds. The Atlantic ocean is within a 10-minute walk from the camping grounds.

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Places to Visit: New York

Musicians have written songs about it, directors have filmed movies about it. It’s no doubt that New York is one of the most must-see places in the world. The greatness of this city might overwhelm you, so stock up on a little know-how and get to know the places to visit in New York.

The State of New York

If suspension bridges have always caught your imagination, then you are sure to fall in love with the Brooklyn Bridge of New York. Out of the several leading areas to see in New York, the shopaholic in you will enjoy the best shopping areas in all of the of state. A good New York concierge can get you almost anything immediately, except maybe an audience with the Pope.

There are plenty of trains traveling to this city and hence it is known as the suburbs of New York. Additionally, cheap flights to New York come in great numbers. In the big apple, you will find great restaurants and bars, the hottest nightclubs, as well as, celebrity spots and famous New York landmarks.

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Enjoy Dublin’s Nightlife

If you are thinking about a girlfriends getaway – party style – then read as Jim Dean gives us the scoop on Nightlife in Dublin.  There are plenty of fun activities and places to enjoy during your stay in Ireland.  

Samuel Beckett Bridge, Dublin, Ireland.

Dublin has one of the best nightlife scenes in all of Europe, perhaps because of its youthful student population and the constant influx of adventurous travelers. This city is quickly becoming one of the best weekend destinations in Europe, and there is always a new and exciting nightclub to check out in Dublin.

The pub is an important center of Irish culture, as it is the meeting place for the community to talk, catch up on gossip, eat, drink, and generally have a great time. There are many friendly and comfortable local pubs where you can enjoy a relaxed pint in an unpretentious atmosphere with perhaps some live music. Later in the night, there are also glitzy nightclubs where you can dance the night away.

Live Music

Many bars and pubs throughout Dublin will feature live music so that you can rock out to some great tunes while you are enjoying your pint of Guinness. Whelan’s is a popular music venue, as well as The Village, and both have regular gigs on most nights of the week. If you head down before 10 pm, the cover charge is usually free.

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Discover New Zealand

Waitomo Caves

People who really love to go to new places just to get an adventure are really suitable for this place. People can enjoy the view that they can find inside the cave. They can also enjoy the track that leads to the Waitomo Caves. These days, there are a lot of companies that build facilities that can be used by the tourist who visits Waitomo Caves.

Usually, there are two kinds of facilities that can be visited by the tourist. One is for those who really want to enjoy the view of Waitomo Caves, and one is for those who want to really have an adventure in Waitomo Caves. Usually, most people will choose the first one since they don’t need a lot of effort to visit Waitomo Caves. But there are also people who choose the second one since they want to have a little adventure on their trip to Waitomo Caves.

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Blogging, Travelling and Working Update

I have been busy recently and didn’t have much time for traveling or blogging. I’m a full-time student who supports herself working a part-time job. My recent gig is writing tests. Writing these practice tests for students is relatively easy but answering questions people post as feedback is hard work, I recently asked to remove comments on the tests because people are asking totally simple questions.

I like this gig a lot, but it takes so much time to answer the question when you think your job is all done. So I’m thinking about earning money with a blog. Will it work? Let’s start from the beginning.

But you might ask: why I should choose to blog? Is Blogging a good start to an online career? Well, if it doesn’t work, I can always get back to my old profession, I do have my GED diploma, after all, I worked hard for 7 months studying online and attending classes (I don’t recommend classes), just choose a good online practice such as Best GED classes.

What does Blogging mean? Most of the people would say that is you have a website, you write whatever you want (legally, please), usually about your daily personal stuff and then publish them on the website. Now the website is called your blog, and you are blogging and called a blogger. Some kinds of online diaries? Well, that’s true and also a reason why they usually don’t make money with their blogs. (I used to see blogs that way too!)

So if you combine blog, travel and make money, you will have: you have a blog, you write what you like and useful to people, then you publish them. That is making money by blogging. (We can talk a lot about this topic)

Let’s see some pros and cons:

Advantages:

1.Freely express your ideas: what can be better than talking about things you like and earn money from that.

2.Get more friends: absolutely. If people don’t like you and your blog…. Ok, you still have your family and friends to read your posts.

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One Week in Tuscany, How to Get the Most Out of It

Tuscany, a place to relax and unwind. Join me as I share how to get the most out of your stay in Italy. This destination is a frequented topic in our Travel News section. Stay connected with me and give me some comments below. Enjoy!

There is a region in central Italy that attracts millions of visitors from all over the world each year. Its luxuriant hills covered with olive groves and vineyards, thick oak woods and combed by the hard work of farmers can be seen on pictures, paintings, and wine bottle labels worldwide.

I am talking about Tuscany, of course, where you will also find plenty of culture, relaxation, joy of life and great food. Florence alone attracts a great many of all those that set foot in Tuscany each year. The cradle of Renaissance, as the city is often called, is a must-see during your tour of the region…or is it?

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The Best Of Bali’s Food And Drink

While on your Bali Holiday trip, make sure to indulge in some delicious food and drink merrily.  Enjoy this great article.

Bali is a great place to go for pretty much any type of traveler, with various activities to make anyone happy. But among the things that are great about Bali is the wide variety of food and drinks available. Simply gastronomical!

Traditional Bali Cuisine- Some Must-Tries

When I was in Bali, obviously I made it a point to try the foods that are native to Bali and that the locals enjoy on a daily basis. One of these wonderful foods is Bebek Bututu. This dish is a specialty dish where a duck is baked in banana leaves with many different kinds of herbs and spices to form a dish that is just excitement on the tongue. It was really delicious and I thoroughly enjoyed this particular dish.

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The Maldives – A Favorite Honeymoon Destination

While many Americans honeymoon in the Caribbean, the Maldives is a favorite destination for honeymooners in the UK. Taking holidays to the Maldives has long been one of the most popular options among UK honeymooners – and it’s not hard to see why. Indeed, there are five things that make the Indian Ocean destination particularly special for anyone planning a romantic break.

1.       Spectacular Beaches The first is the beaches. Made up of more than 1,000 separate coral islands, the archipelago sits like glistening jewels within the azure sea. As there are so many islands of different shapes and sizes, there are also plenty of beaches to choose from.

Strolling along the soft white sands together and admiring the stunning vista is sure to be among the best moments of your first days of married life. After all the hard work you put into planning your wedding, what could be more relaxing than lying back on the beach and soaking up the sun? Read More

Historic Places in Washington DC

Washington DC has gone through a complex transition over the ages and currently has numerous historical places to behold. From its humble beginnings as a rural area with no development to its initial blueprint as the nation’s capital, to its expansion in size and growth in infrastructure at the onset of the 20th century, to its current place as an economic, political and cultural center, Washington DC is perhaps the most historically significant city in America.

Besides Philadelphia, the original capital of the nation, Washington DC also has its share of historical mysteries and majesties.

The 200-years old city is brought to life by its 96 historic places all located in various historic districts in the city. There are numerous local landmarks and historic neighborhoods that make the city a unique destination. For instance, the Octagon House, which is one of the city’s oldest buildings built by Colonel John Taylor, also has its own significant role in the American history.

Colonel Taylor was the man who offered his home to the first family (President Madison’s) to use as an Executive Mansion after the White House was burnt down by the British. It is in the tower room that Madison signed the Treaty of Ghent to end the war of 1812. While you there, also don’t forget to visit Ford’s Theater famous for the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Through this guide, tourists can also be able to learn about and discover the Striver’s Section Historic District which has, since 1870’s, always been associated with African American leaders in education, business, religion, politics, architecture, art, science, and government. Learn about some of the most significant figures in this side of town like Frederick Douglass, who was branded the Father of Civil Rights Movement for his activism.

Travelers can also join the Washingtonians in their century-long practice of visiting the Eastern Market. This market forms part of a larger, public market system originally built to ensure orderly supply of necessities to the residents. Recently, the same market has acted as the focal point for the revitalization of the Capitol Hill neighborhood into a town center once again, both commercially and politically.

Washington DC has been divided into five sub-areas all highlighting important historic sites and monuments that shape its history. The Georgetown and Upper Northwest area has a number of attractions ranging from Takoma Park Historic District, Cleveland Park Historic Building, the National Zoo, Georgetown Historic District and the highly renowned Old Stone House.

The Old Stone House, located in the heart of Georgetown was built in 1765. It is Washington’s oldest private home known and it has been kept to depict the everyday life of the average citizen by that time. The historic house is open to the public and is managed by the National Park Service.

In the Dupont Circle and Embassy Row, a tourist can be treated to the Massachusetts Avenue Historic District which is home to the National Trust for Historic Preservation Building, Mount Pleasant Historic District, and the Kalorama Triangle Historic District. The Sheridan Kalorama Historic District hosts the Meridian Hill Park, The Woodrow Wilson House and the Striver’s Section District among several other churches, courts, cathedrals, temples, houses, schools and hotels of historic importance.

The most popular historic places in Washington are however located in the Capitol Hill Historic District which homes the Capitol Building, Library of Congress and the Lincoln Park. Equally famous is the magnificent White House which also has its own unique history. Though its construction was begun by the time George Washington was the president, its first residents were President John Adams and his family.

The White House is an important Washington DC landmark and acts as the home and office of the president. With 132 and 35 bathrooms on six levels, this building remains one of the most outstanding historic places in the whole of America.

Washington DC is generally the hub of numerous historic places that have demonstrated the evolution of the nation politically, socially and economically. These attractions display the transition and development seen in the country’s architecture, art, and science to its current state. Through the National Park Service, you can discover more about these historical places.

Traveling in Australia: Gearing Up for your Next Big Vacation Down Under

One of the top travel destinations for people around the world is the continent – and country – of Australia and the nearby Pacific Islands. In fact, tourism in Australia is a booming industry that brings $35 billion dollars to the Australian market each year. Australia boasts a variety of activities and attractions available for tourists to engage in, and the wildlife and diversity in environment makes Australia an exciting and exotic place to visit. Before you travel to this exciting location, however, it is important to do a bit of preparation so that differences, potential dangers, and unexpected challenges don’t slow you down while you’re on vacation.

Culture and Customs: Preparing to Engage with Australian Culture

Plenty of information is available from Australia’s tourism department regarding the unique history of the country of Australia and how it influences art, society and culture today. Australia uses the Australian dollar as currency, and another logistical strength of Australia as a travel destination is that the national language is English. This makes it relatively easy for international visitors to navigate Australian culture and interact with Australians. However, many people report that it is difficult to understand many of the words specifically used in Australian English, or that deciphering a thick Australian accent can be a challenge. Perhaps it would be useful to learn about some of the linguistic differences between British or American English and Australian English before you embark on your trip, just to feel prepared for any miscommunication that might occur while you are traveling.

Transportation: Getting Around in Australia

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