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How to Keep a Toddler Entertained on a Long Road Trip
If you are a mom and dad who love travel and can't stop, then your children are going to get into the travelling groove someday as well. However, if your kids are tiny tots then the whole travelling experience can be quite exhausting...it is exhausting for adults as well. So, going on a trip without a plan on how to keep the baby toddler entertained is a bad move. Here are a few common-sense pointers that moms and dads tend to forget in all the excitement and rush.
7 Tips for Scuba Diving Lovers (#4 Will Blow Your Mind)
One of the most otherworldly, blissful and adventurous activities is none other than scuba diving. It enables you to enter a completely different realm and adopt a gentle, calm and slow demeanor, all the while you observe the fascinating dynamics of the community under the sea. However, to fully enjoy this experience, there are some essential tips that every scuba diving lover should know. Read on to find out what they are:Karen Cole
How to Get Around In Saigon
If you are visiting Ho Chi Minh City then you'll need to know that it occupies quite a large area of land and is divided into 24 districts for easy reference. Districts 1 to 5 have most of the activities that tourists would want to experience while the rest is slow-paced. Getting around the city is easy once you've done your research. Here's a brief guide as to what modes of transport to use.
How to participate in Tak Bat Morning Alms Giving Ceremony in Laos
Each morning in the city of Luang Prabang in Laos, monks robbed in saffron walk along the streets in what is known as "Tak Bat"; this traditional Buddhist almsgiving ceremony is a wonder to behold and offers insights into the rich local heritage and traditions. One of the unique things to do in Luang Prabang is to participate in it, though you have to ensure to follow strict cultural etiquette. Here is a guide to help you prepare for this experience.
How to get the best nighlife experience in Khon Kaen
If you are going all out to explore the nightlife in Thailand, then Khon Kaen is a must-visit place! The destination has so much to offer from bars to hotel restaurants and every other entertainment option you could possibly imagine for a memorable night. If you are looking for the high of a few shots and the parties that go on till the wee hours of the morning here is your brief guide.
How To Get Around in Dubai
It can be said that the city of Dubai is one of the most stylish cities in the world. It's got high-rise buildings that look like they were made from mirrors, a whole host of fancy city hotels to stay in and tons and tons of things to see and do here. Getting about the city isn't really a problem here either. The transport systems have been made tourist-friendly; therefore it is super easy to travel within Dubai. Here's a heads up on what sort of travel options are available in the city.Peaushan Devanarayana
How To Plan A Trip To Suzhou
Located in East China’s Southeastern Jiangsu Province, Suzhou is one of the oldest and prosperous cities in the Yangtze Basin. If you’re into scenic landscaped gardens and waterside architecture, then Suzhou is the place to be. Read on to find out some useful insights when it comes to planning a trip to Suzhou.Pavithra Jinadasa
How to Get to My Son Sanctuary
An attraction growing in popularity, My Son Sanctuary is for the history lovers out there. It is one of Vietnam's most prized treasures and therefore draws in many tourists as well. It's time to delve into the past – a period where the people of Champa ruled. Here's a short guide on how to get there and a few things to know before your visit.
How to speak Dhivehi while travelling in Maldives
If you are a seasoned traveller, then you will know quite well the excitement of speaking to the locals of your host country in their own language! In the Maldives, all locals speak in English, so not knowing the local language isn't particularly a problem. However, if you'd like to learn a few phrases anyway read on for some help.
How to have the best vacation in Koh Samui
Koh Samui- a small island in Thailand is where you need to head to during your next vacation because it's all about authenticity. Buddhist temples that have been preserved for ages, local communities who depend on the fishing industry and amazing dishes depicting a traditional cuisine are all available to be explored in this small village, and this needs proper planning. Plan it right, and then it's sure to be the best vacation you've ever had.
How to explore Zambia via The Royal Livingstone Express Train
Zambia in the southern part of Africa is full of nature and so vast that an adventurer ought to experience. The wild in this place is absolutely intriguing and the natural environment around is proof of the richness of mother earth. Experience all this in the most extraordinary way in Zambia...a ride on the Royal Livingstone Express!
Are You Living in a Potential Disaster Zone?
There is no completely safe place on Earth. Natural disasters can destroy in minutes what took humans years, decades or even centuries to build. The UN Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction identified lack of awareness of local geo-hazards as a major problem. A geo-hazard (i.e. geo = Earth, hazard = risk or danger) in this paper refers to natural disasters and their causes. Governments may have emergency plans, but many smaller rural and poor communities don’t. Teaching the Geographic Systems Model supports the Sendai Framework. When people are more aware of their local geo-hazards they can: