Friday, May 1, 2009

Swine flu, travel or not to?

I believe, like many people around the, they will choose to postpone all non-urgent related matters and avoid traveling. However, if need be, take proper precautions and be informed on anything related to the outbreak. Click Here!

Visit your nearest clinic and get vaccinations, to reduce the probability to catch the virus. emphasized 5 things you need to know about this outbreak. According to the Health & Science column, Though the World Health Organization (WHO) is referring to the situation as a "public-health emergency of international concern," the apparent emergence in several countries of an entirely new strain of H1N1 flu virus has led some scientists to believe that it is only a matter of time before the WHO declares pandemic status, a move that could prompt travel bans to infected countries. "We are clearly seeing wide spread," says Michael Osterholm, a pandemic risk expert who runs the University of Minnesota's Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy. "There is no question."

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Saturday, February 28, 2009

Travel with kids, travel prepared

It is good to have your kids with you when you travel; this would surely open their eyes to a lot more of new knowledge and discovery. When you bring along your kids in your trips, this is not only a way of bringing them close to your heart but also through this, your child would definitely make him or her more aware about the world around him or her.

Well, when kids are with you, you need to be more prepared because as we all know they have special needs and we have to respond to such needs. With the tips provided below, it would surely help you get yourself prepared for the entire travel.

You have to bring with you some of the most useful things you could carry with you as you travel and as you reach destinations:
• Band-Aids
• antiseptic hand gel
• small tissue packs
• sun screen
• Dr.'s phone numbers
• Tylenol - children's & adults
• a rubber door stop can provide extra security for a hotel room door
• small plug in nightlight - to help find the bathroom in the middle of the night

* These things re for the activities you could have together in order not get bored and to get their attention fully
• Crayons
• mechanical pencils
• highlighter - good for word search games
• paper
• deck of cards
• zip lock bags (collecting shells, storing food, wet clothes)

* These are other things for travel uses:
• sun glasses
• hats/visors
• light weight wind breaker
• umbrella
• camera with extra film
• keep a photo of your child in your wallet - incase you loose them in a crowded area
• extra copy of birth certificates, photo id, travel reservations, airline tickets

With these pointers in mind, you would not surely miss the thrill and the fun, you would also be able to good at preparing for traveling like from the simple trips to those that require loads of planning.

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Travel for the best honeymoon…

Being on a yacht for your honeymoon cruise is indeed one perfect idea. For couples, it would be the best way of having the privacy and the quality time for each of them. To sail or travel about, as for pleasure or reconnaissance, a honeymoon cruise is of course, far more pleasurable than any form of such.

It cannot be denied that the wedding day s one of the most looked-forward events in a person’s life. Well, specifically for women. According to a poll conducted by women magazines, brides think that the ideal of the perfect honeymoon cruise considering the cost, romance, seclusion, atmosphere, culture and adventure, five of these cruises are really going to be both hot and cool.

Where could you sail and travel? If you wish to see the beauty of the world in a few days, here are the suggested places you could visit:

Your honeymoon will indeed be as sweet as honey if you choose the clear blue waters of US VIRGIN ISLANDS. The white sand beaches will eventually look like a promise of pure love between the two of you. As one of the Caribbean romantic travel spots, its package would let you feel the warmth of love in the four corners of your private villa. Is it not nearly perfect?

If the two of you are looking for an active yet romantic honeymoon, ARUBA will let you enjoy the sea through snorkeling, scuba diving or wind surfing. Being one with the most beautiful beaches in the world and the most adorable person in your life is paradise.

Three Rs will be meeting by the two of you. JAMAICA promises that. Rekindle, renew and revitalize. Luxury comes with the best accommodation, exotic cuisine, serene beaches, ever-romantic ambience and activities that would make the bond tighter.

Do you want to dance the night away like fools? If fun is kept between two people in love, the spark of the relationship lingers. Where does the land of fun and love exist? Try and be captivated, MEXICO. This travel is a whole lot of night life. As you lay down on the white sand, exchange your vows all over again.

A yacht, a couple very much in love, a cruise on the night of the wedding day- what’s more?

A whole lot of the world’s beauty as the swiftness of the yacht lets you travel to the places you think were just but dreams.

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Travel and sleep in the 5 biggest hotels in the world

Does size really matter?
For food, it really does. The bulky it looks, the fuller you may become. Well, not at all times, right? There are these small yet heavy-for-the-stomach foods. For things, size is not really a big deal. Nowadays, the smaller your gadgets are, the hippest they may be. For people, the smaller you are, the more adorable you can be. For hotels? IT DOES.

Ever wonder if what are the best and largest hotels around the globe? We know that you do. If you are out for traveling or a tour, where do you think is the best place you can call home for a span of time? It is of course good to sleep at the most comfortable bed, to eat at the finest table, to meet new faces in the biggest hotels on earth.

The largest hotel is at the womb of Asia. It can be found in Thailand, the Ambassador City Jomtien. It is a paradise away from home. Just try to imagine a 40-acre beach singing you waves of lullaby. The mountains also embrace you with its green. All your anxieties are sure to vanish into thin air. You just need a ten-minute boat ride from Pattaya. If you crave for the city-way of relaxation and leisure, you need not worry about it. This is also a complex which has tennis and sports center, business service for those who need one and convention center for those who gather for assemblies, reunions, forums, and so forth. Not to forget, this hotel has the largest swimming pool in Asia. The biggest trivia is that it has a total of 5,100 guest rooms and suites.

If you are around Las Vegas for some casino or whatever, it will make your trip complete if you try sleeping at MGM Grand Hotel Casino. It holds the title of the second biggest hotel in the world and the biggest in the North American region. You will say nothing but praises when you will see right in your very eyes its four 30-storey towers. What more if you treat your sight with its massive video screens? A huge gold lion is outside while live lions dwell inside the place. Feed your appetite with nine restaurants and two food courts. Go and get one of its 5,005 guest rooms.

Are you still in Las Vegas? If the MGM is not the hotel for you, try the second biggest in Las Vegas and the third biggest in the whole world, Luxor Hotel Casino. The adjoining tower house and the pyramid-like structure have 4,408 guest rooms and suites in it.

Las Vegas also owns in its midst the fourth largest hotel in the world Mandalay Bay (including THEhotel). Ever since 1999, it has become popular due to being one of the hippest night spots. Numerous concerts are held here. When the sun is out, one can savor the enigma of its rich heritage for it has a unique coin museum. A walk-through aquarium is also another delightful spot. Your stomach and your spirit alike will enjoy the trendy restaurants. It has all in all, 4,341 rooms.

Do you love Italy? Well, if Europe is just too far, Las Vegas will be happy to let you in. Yes, the next biggest hotel is still at its area. A replica of St. Mark’s Square does the trick. You will experience Italy on its Renaissance period. For music-adorers, this the right place. Strolling musicians are almost out 24/7. The Venetian has the largest standard rooms. Their size is at 700 square feet. Have a reservation from one of its 4,049 guest rooms and suites.

Size does matter in some cases. If this remains a hypothesis, why not let these hotels tell you the truth. Travel the world and stay at the biggest hotels of the world.

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Travel and cruises: Searching for LOVE?

Nostalgic but she is gone? No arms to hold, no eyes to stare at… loveless or maybe broken-hearted? Do not be too hard on your self. Take a break, stay away from the so busy city streets, free your spirit and meet new people.
Go cruising down the smooth blue waters of the earth. Explore love the way nature tells it. Your sentiments will surely fade away… feelings of resentments will change into the excitement of meeting a new “mate”.
Through cruises for singles, there are organized cocktail parties, games, group dynamics, one-on-one dining and an access to their singles chat site where one can get to know other singles. This is a venue for meeting new people and a prospect partner in the future. All you need to do is drop off your hesitation and actively participate n the process of match-making. Romance blooms in the most unexpected places, right
These are three of the most popular Singles Cruise:
* 7 Night Greek Isles Cruise
You could sail from Venice Italy to Bari, Italy, same with Santorini, Mykonos and Corfu Greece and Dubrovnik Croatia. Spend money from $1,622.
* 7 Night Hawaiian Islands Cruise
For $1,990 or more, one is able to join the singles cruise to Hawaii. It sails from Honolulu to Kauai to Maui.
* 8 Night Exotic Western Caribbean after Thanksgiving Cruise
In just a cheap $749 or more, one can have at his hands the marvelous Western Caribbean Cruise.
Cruises for singles were created to cater the needs of the single community of individuals in the world. If you are just willing to spend some amount, sincere time, pure intentions, this project must continue going to school.
Not only socializing activities is being stressed but also single cruises prepare activities that would enhance skills like teamwork, self-confidence and establishing of good intrapersonal relationship. The cruises for singles prepare sports activities. Professional cruise directors are the ones who organize these activities. Lectures and other worthwhile sharing of thoughts are also significant parts. Indeed, not merely all-fun.
Deposit commonly ranges from $250-$300 and all are charged according to double occupancy. Actually, couples do not stay on the entire ship, but they have one common spot where they mingle and try love searching.
Most people who have experienced joining the cruise are working professionals from mid 20s to mid 60s.
There is this sparkling hope that somebody meant for them is on board, they try cruising the Singles. This is a way of traveling and finding love, both at the same time.