Showing posts from October, 2013

World's First Eco Island!

The Tokelau group of islands in the South Pacific has recently began running on solar power, becoming the first nation operating through sustainable means.

Located in the Western Polynesian tropical moist forests region, Tokelau enjoys sunshine all year round, which makes solar installations well-suited for the area.

New solar panels will replace the 2,000 barrels of diesel, annually used by the island's 1,400 residents, and additional energy will be harvested in the form of bio fuel made from local coconuts!

We may as well call them "Coconut Islands"! It's just more suitable!

All jokes aside though, this is a great development and we hope we can see the expansion of this achievement in the near future for the sake of all humanity.

World's Best Hotels 2013

For some travellers its not about "where", but "with who". For those who care about where, today we will present to them the best hotels in the world for 2013.
Thanks to the research conducted by travel and leisure, we have the list with the best hotels worldwide! 
1.Mombo Camp and Little Mombo Camp, Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana
2. Castello di Casole—A Timbers Resort, Casole d'Elsa, Italy
3. Singita Kruger National Park, South Africa
4.Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens, La Fortuna, Costa Rica
5.Four Seasons Resort Bora-Bora, French Polynesia
6.The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, Matauri Bay, New Zealand
7. Ritz-Carlton, Berlin
8.Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur, India
9. Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, Kruger National Park Area, South Africa
10. Singita Sabi Sand, Kruger National Park Area, South Africa

Top 5 Destinations in the World!

It is a given that the world is full of surprises; you never know what you will discover from one day to the next. If you're looking to take a vacation in one of the most unique locations in the world, the following list comprises the top 5 places recommended by Perpetual Traveller Overseas. Your eyes will not believe some of these sights!

1) Zhangye Danxia Landform, China
2) Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia
3) Chittorgarh Fort, India
4) Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
5) Tianzi Mountains, China

The funniest names of places in the world

Enjoy reading this as much as I did collecting these names!
Hooker, OklahomaFucking, AustriaFrench Lick, OregonAars, DenmarkPoopoo, HawaiiWaikikamoocow (why-kick-a-moo-cow), New ZealandFart, VirginiaTaumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu, New Zealand (Seriously?)My Large Intestine, TexasHorneytown, North CarolinaBoysack, ScotlandLesbos Island, GreeceKunt'ong-dong, P’yongan-bukto, North Korea (That's right!) Boring, Denmark  Gillette, Wyoming (The best a man can get?) We welcome any additional suggestions you have for this category.

Tipping on board US Cruise Ships is getting out of hand!

As it turns out, tipping on board has started to get out of control.

Tipping is more alive than ever since, apparently, it sustains the Crew of major Cruise Ships, according to a revelation made by the US Government as part of its plans to regulate the cruise industry.

Recently, Jane Greene, a lover of cruising, reported that on her last Cruise trip, she found a surprise charge on her final bill which included a hefty and automatic tip for the crew.

Take Oceania's policy as an example:
Each Guest occupying staterooms must daily pay gratuities of $14.50. Plus, an 18% service gratuity automatically added to all beverage purchases, spa services and dinner at its signature restaurant, La Reserve. As if this wasn't enough, most of the Crew do not consider gratuity a tip making you feel obligated to ante up once again. By the way, a gratuity and a tip are more or less the same thing.
When this Guest Greene contacted Oceania for an explanation, she was advised that this is the cruise …

The World's Most Beautiful Islands

Prepare yourself for the amazingly beautiful islands tripadvisor has put together for us!
Some of them combine exotic panoramic views and magical crystal clear seas, others bring together tradition and romance!

In all cases, who wouldn't love to be there and experience their uniqueness?
If you have already been in at least one of these irresistible islands, write us about it!

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Most Romantic Destinations in the World!

This is dedicated to all readers that do not find the combination of travel and romance icky! Even though we live in an extremely cynical world, some of us still need and believe in romance.

These are the destinations where you can be as romantic as possible with no one thinking you are a traveller from the past or even an alien!

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Places on Earth that go Beyond Fantasy!