Author: Guest Post

Exploring Highway 395 – The Eastern Sierra Scenic Byway

Exploring the Highlights of Highway 395 – The Eastern Sierra Scenic Byway The Sierra Nevada Mountains are California’s backbone and the Eastern Sierra Scenic Byway which runs east of the Sierra Nevada range is one of California’s most spectacular drives. From Inyo-Kern County to Lake Tahoe you will have endless views of majestic, snow-capped peaks towering outside your vehicle window. This is where you can see (or hike) Mt Whitney, America’s highest peak in the lower 48 and also visit North America’s lowest point at Badwater Basin in the same day. The area boasts endless outdoor opportunities for hikers,...

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8 Popular Man-made Lakes in India

8 Popular Man-made Lakes in India The man-made lakes in India offer some of the most beautiful examples of what mankind is capable of and are places of incredible serenity and great beauty.  Here are eight of the most popular tourist man-made lakes in India which are worth a visit. Bhojtal Lake Bhojtal Lake is a huge and magnificent body of water located in Madhya Pradesh and is a spectacular sight. Lying on the western side of Bhopal, there are facilities available to visitors for water sports by the club that have been established near the lake. The views...

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Visiting New Zealand: Don’t Forget these 5 Great Towns

Visiting New Zealand: don’t forget these 5 great towns   New Zealand is quickly becoming a hugely popular tourist destination. Renowned for its Maori culture, beautiful landscapes, and exciting adventures on offer, these five Kiwi locations are sure to show you just what the country is all about.   Christchurch Being one of the largest cities in New Zealand, Christchurch is a must for anyone visiting the country for the first time. However, Christchurch stands out for its overwhelming feel of community. Following a devastating earthquake in 2011, the city’s residents have come together in countless ways, with incredibly unique buildings popping up even to this day and unique creative spaces such as cafés and markets open to anyone.   Only a few hours away from Christchurch is Mount Cook National Park, arguably the most beautiful part of the Canterbury region. Here you can find the highest point in the whole of New Zealand in the form of Aoraki Mount Cook, also known as the ‘Cloud Piercer’, as well as dolphins, whales and plenty of other unique sea creatures swimming in the park’s warm waters all year round. And, once you’re there, the activities you can get up to are available in abundance!   Queenstown   If you’re looking for adventure, Queenstown is where you’ll find it. Being awarded Australasia’s Leading Destination in both 2014 and 2016 (as well...

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Top three Italian cities for a romantic getaway

Top three Italian cities for a romantic getaway Italy has long been a popular destination for couples seeking a break away from the stresses of every-day life. Whether you’re looking for a secluded getaway, a romantic retreat or a haven of rest and relaxation for you and a loved one, you’ve come to the right blog post – here are the top three most romantic cities in Italy… Verona Who could mention romance and Italy in the same sentence without thinking of fair Verona? With two of its most famous inhabitants being Romeo and Juliet, you can choose to...

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7 hip spots to stay in Melbourne (that isn’t the CBD)

7 hip spots to stay in Melbourne (that isn’t the CBD)   Melbourne is a stunning part of the world filled with more restaurants, bars, coffee shops and cute boutiques than you can poke a stick at. When you’re paying a visit to Melbourne, it’s tough to know where you should base yourself to ensure that you’re within the optimal distance between Gelato Messina and the city. It can be fraught to decide – so that’s why we have come up with an easy list of the best suburbs so you can pick and choose your serviced apartments in Melbourne and rest easy knowing you’re in the prime position to get the most out of this stunning city.   Fitzroy Mention that you’re going to Melbourne to anyone who’s ever been there (even once), and they’ll doubtless recommend a place in Fitzroy for you to go and eat breakfast. What can we say? It’s just that the place is literally packed to the rafters with incredible eating and drinking. You will find the location is simple to access thanks to the tram slicing down the middle of Brunswick Street, and if you tire of the gallery spaces, bookstores and bars, you can always pop up to the vast green mecca of Edinburgh Gardens and enjoy a lazy afternoon spent lazing in the sun.   North Melbourne Not quite Parkville,...

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