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The World’s Ten Best Green Hotels

Green hotels aren’t just huts on the beach — and if they are, these exceptionally modern green hotels have luxury in their corner. These ten are just a sampling of a stunning array of how far the eco culture has come and how it can provide a dreamy honeymoon or adrenaline-filled getaway for every type […]

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The World’s Ten Best Places to Watch the Sunset

Watching the sun set seems like a rare treat with all the day-to-day nonsense, but it’s possible to make it a real luxury by seeing the sun melt into the horizon from a spectacular location. Whether from a mountaintop, next to the ocean, on a glacier or at the top of a skyscraper, looking to […]

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Summer Sun in the Canaries: Gran Canaria or Tenerife?

Nestled in the expanse of the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of North Africa, is an archipelago of Spanish islands that continue to be of enormous popularity to British holidaymakers. The Canary Islands are as diverse as they are varied, with each island home to numerous resorts that appeal to visitors for many different reasons. […]

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Five Iconic Destinations in Morocco

Morocco has some truly iconic scenes, which should surprise no one as Morocco is, after all, the country where the Sahara Desert comes to a halt on the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean and once-nomadic Berber tribes have made their homes in walled-cities high in the Atlas Mountains. Knowing where to find these iconic […]

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Volunteering Abroad: Top Five Destinations

Going abroad to volunteer is a great way to both see the world and help those less fortunate at the same time. For a fee, which usually includes a significant donation to the host NGO, travelers will have accommodation, food, transportation and be able to spend their time volunteering on causes that are dear to […]

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Visiting the Ancient City of Luxor

At one time, 4,000 years ago, the ancient city of Luxor was one of the greatest cities in the world. The golden-era of Thebes, as Luxor was then known, lasted for thousands of years and its grandeur rivaled even that of Athens or Rome. Great pharaohs built an almost unbelievable amount of tombs, temples and […]

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Visiting the Sights and Souks of Marrakech

Marrakech is a city from another time and visiting its walled medina is an incredible experience of twisting lanes lined with spice markets, souks and vendors, with a few palaces and mosques interspersed among the maze. From the moment one arrives at the airport and vigorously negotiates a taxi fare into the city, it’s clear […]

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Exploring Tenerife in the Canary Islands

If you thought Tenerife holidays were all about neon-lit towns, big-name DJs and even bigger nights out, think again. Yes, you’ll get all this and plenty more if you’re after a clubbing holiday, and as nightlife goes, the island’s southern resorts of Playa de las Americas and Los Cristianos certainly won’t disappoint. But there’s plenty […]

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Ecotourism in the Gambia

The Gambia is a small country in West Africa whose borders follow the Gambia River and carve out a slice of neighboring Senegal. This odd shape is a result of European colonization in the region, as neighboring Senegal was a French colony, and the Gambia a British one. Britain and France fought several skirmishes over […]

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The World’s Sexiest Travel Destinations

The world is full of beautiful places, many with enchanting stories to tell. But what can be said about the spots that sparkle with hedonistic promise throughout the day and come charging to life after sundown? You know what I mean: the inventive party cocktails, spectacular scenery and sun-kissed bodies a plenty. Yes, one can […]

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