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DISCOVER THE MAGIC OF MOROCCO THIS EASTER

Morocco is in northwestern Africa lying against the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, and bordering Algeria and Western Sahara, and is mostly mountainous with intervening plateaus valleys and some coastal plains. The Berbers have dominated Moroccan history for thousands of years, and a strengthening economy is helping to engaging the nation to freer trade with the EU and other partners while boosting education and living standards.
Capital: Rabat
Time Zone: UTC
Population: 34,343,220
Languages: Arabic, French, Berber Dialects
Power: 127/220V, 50 Hz
Currency: Moroccan Dirham – Currently 1 MAD = 0.1159 USD $
Climate: Morocco has a Mediterranean climate that becomes more extreme in the interior, and has a cooler and wetter winter from November to March and a hotter and drier summer from June to late August. – Currently 64º, Mostly Cloudy weather4icon.gif

Morocco is an Arabic country placed in the North part of Africa. It…

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Seaview Resort Mooloolaba Accommodation on the Sunshine Coast Queensland

Fun in a new dimension: visit a resort

Every holiday is unique and it is meant to be a different experience each time it is observed. Many people have a hard time figuring out where to stay when going on holiday either within their country or traveling to a foreign country. This is an understandable dilemma because it can be hard to find the best locations and prices without any prior knowledge or experience of a certain area. It can also be a difficult task thinking of where to stay for a change.  The major part of going on holiday is to decide where to spend the holiday. Once that is settled, accommodation and itineraries of what to do while on holiday is no big deal. Different means of accommodation are available from motel, inn to a hotel or resort. Many people go for a hotel mostly because of its prize range, but for a change, try out a resort!

Hong kong Disneyland resort

Hong kong Disneyland resort entrance

A resort is unique in its own sense and if you are looking forward to enjoy your holiday in a new dimension, resort is one guaranty way. Resorts are all encompassing with varieties of equipments and facilities required to ensure maximum comfort of its guests.

Tkehau Pearl Beach Resort

Tkehau Pearl Beach Resort

A beach resort is an ideal place where you can find your rest and relaxation in a luxurious setting that takes your breath away. You will have for your pleasure clear water beaches with gold colored sand, beautiful tropical forests with wild life. Some of the activities available at these resorts include: fitness facilities, pools, golf courses and tennis courts.

Abama golf and spa resort Tenerife


Abama golf and spa resort Tenerife

Sometimes, there are arranged guided tours arranged to show guests the attractions and natural monuments sited in the location of the resorts. Some of the exciting water activities that can be done on the beach are snorkeling, paddle boating, scuba diving and even deep sea fishing that gives you a view of the marine life. One thrilling thing about the fishing is that you get the chance to see various species of fish are great. You may also see, (depending on the location) octopus, sea horses, sea turtles, and marine mammals such as sea lions and whales.

Outdoor Jacuzzi at Bora bora

Outdoor Jacuzzi at Bora bora

The rooms of the hotels at the resort are nothing short of marvelous. It is like being at home with all the comforts and pleasure. With breath-taking views from the windows, the rooms offer opportunity to enjoy some rest and relaxation without the distractions of an enormous amount of attractions.  The spa is a great place to enjoy the pleasures the treatment rooms have to offer. There are rooms for couples, private showers, messages, facials and steam bath.  There are also body treatments and therapies using indigenous ingredients to give guests a soothing satisfaction.

The dining experience is the greatest with many places to enjoy a meal.

Lily beach resort Dining

Lily beach resort Dining

At the island beaches the sea food is always fresh from the ocean. Along with that, there are great places to enjoy entertainment. Whether it is a sports bar or a club, you can find a place where you may enjoy some sports on a big screen, a few drinks, and go dancing to live music with that special someone.

A good example of a resort with a lot to do in its surrounding area is Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

North myrtle beach south carolina

North myrtle beach South Carolina

It is a resort location that is full of everything you need to have fun and be entertained. You would need at least a couple of weeks to experience all there is to offer and you will still have some things not checked off the list of things to do. One of the Hotels, the Sandy Beach Hotel has an awesome front as you approach the building. The hospitality is more than what you’d expect, from security to all the staff, their warm and very helpful and make you feel welcomed.

Sheraton La Caleta Resort & Spa  room

Sheraton La Caleta Resort & Spa room

One good about resorts is that its pools, beaches, restaurants, and other facilities are few minutes’ walk away from each other, giving guests an opportunity to trek a little without getting tired.

Taj coral reef resort maldives

Taj coral reef resort maldives

Vacation in a resort can be quite intriguing and you may have to book several trips to that one location to enjoy everything it has to offer. With plenty of water sports, dining venues, tours and entertainment, it’s no wonder if you find yourself not ready to leave. All the comfort of home with so many friendly people gives one a reason to book that trip again and soon.

3 Islands that thrills

Mauritius Island

One unique aspect of this paradise island is the personal attraction it shared with each individual that comes to admire its captivating beauty. Mauritius will enchant you; will uplift your soul, making you feel that you belong to the chosen few. Every visitor enjoys personal attention. Every encounter is an opportunity to discover a friendly face. Behind each smile lies the promise of a unique holiday. The contrast between the multitude of colors and tastes is nothing but mesmerizing, the island, set in its turquoise sea, is a symbol peace and tranquility. The island is a melting pot where past and present is smoothly blended together, offers an essential beauty that will compel to return to its shores time and time again.

Mauritius Island

Mauritius Island

Seychelles Island

Harboring over 100 smaller islands, its enchanting combination of coral and granite islands and atolls.  The island is sanctuary to both fun lovers and the gentle spirits. Its unique strength is the capacity to provide maximum fulfillment in every area from the love of art and culture to the passionate desire for sports, to the taste for nature and not omitting the lovebirds in its warmth. One word to summarize it is that Seychelles is encompassing in itself.

Seychelles Island

Seychelles Island

Boracay Island:

Boracay Island is a haven for those who want just want to relax their days away in a picture-postcard vision of perfection. Accessed by boat from the jetty at Caticlan, this 7km long island is blessed with natural beauty, wonderfully warm culture and weather that is perfect all year round. Boracay Island is one island destination that one should at least experience once in their life-time.

Boracay Island

Boracay Island

Other very known and exotic island are Fiji Islands, St Kitts & Neins Island, St Martin Island and many more  Over a 1000 islands  exist in the world, but unavoidably, some are just  more beautiful than others either due to its capacity or level of development or maintenance. There are numerous undiscovered but very beautiful islands in the world, waiting patiently to be explored.  Human mind still cannot comprehend the beauty and luxury of some of these islands once it is open to exploration and development.  Islands are really what give the planet earth its true and unique beauty.

Jazz Festival; Africa’s Grandest Gathering

South Africa’s Treasure; Cape Town is the proud host of the annual Jazz Festival which attracts both local and international jazz fans to 5 different stages across the city to watch musicians do what they are best at doing. The festival features everything from classic jazz and funks to spoken-words and Afropop for two straight days to audience as diverse as the jazz style themselves. Jazz festival being the No 4 rated festival in the world attracts high-caliber performers (local and international) to grace the event.

The Cape Town International Jazz Festival not only features performances by the world’s top musicians – it also boasts a free community concert in the historic Greenmarket Square and  also plays an important role in preserving the cultural diversity of the Mother City. The legendary event features performances by several festival headliners and draws an audience of thousands in two days.

PLANNING TIPS FOR A PERFECT HONEYMOON

PLANNING TIPS FOR A PERFECT HONEYMOON.

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Kairaba Beach Hotel: The Gambia

This stunning Portuguese-styled 5-star Gem is located in the midst of 40 acres of lush tropical gardens bordering the majestic Atlantic Ocean. Endowed with an awe-inspiring natural environment that truly defies serenity and tranquility; a captivating getaway for city dwellers tired of the gnawing challenges of the 21st century.

With a variety of restaurants to suit all tastes. unique bars with nightly entertainment, offering a wide range of local and international culinary and cocktail delights. There is fine dining for the sophisticated, fusion and international cuisine and a more relaxed and bistro-style ambiance.

Destinations with “all year round summer”.

Fed up with the cold and the rain and feel it’s time to jet off to hot, sunny climes? Then the summer holidays are just perfect for you. They are usually the most cherished part of the calendar, a chance to get a prolonged break away on your own, with friends or family.

But at times, it can be disappointing when your vacation turns out to be a wash-out, this is why we’ve compiled a list to help you find out where is (almost guaranteed to be) hot and sunny all year round!

#1 The Maldives

The Maldives, an island country in the Indian Ocean, is the exotic getaway that enjoys eight hours of sunshine per day on average. The country has dry and wet seasons, but the temperatures vary little during “summer” and “winter” months. The mean daytime minimum temperature totals to around 77° F (25°C). In general the temperature is pretty consistent – it equals around 86° F (30°C). Sounds like a paradise!

Maldives Island

Maldives Island

The dry season or the north-eastern monsoon lasts from December to March, while the wet season or south-western monsoon, with more rain and higher humidity, approaches the Maldives in May to leave the islands in November. The good news is that it almost never rains longer than 3 days straight.

#2 Hawaii

Hawaii is an obvious choice if you’re looking for sunny skies and soaring temperatures throughout the year. Backed by dramatic cliffs and volcanoes and teetering on the stunning Pacific coast, it’s the ideal spot for sun worshipers. Hawaii is blessed with warm and sunny weather year round.

Hawaii

Hawaii

The islands actually have only two seasons: summer and winter, but these do not differ much. The average day temperature during summer is 85°F (29°C) and 78 ° F (26°C) in winter. The lowest day temperature is around 68°F (20°C), which is not bad at all. The dry season starts in April and ends in October, and the wet season lasts from November to March, but it rarely rains for more than 3 days in a row, so there is no way the rain could ruin your holidays.

#3 Bangkok, Thailand

By some measures, Bangkok is actually considered the hottest big city on earth. The average temperature for the entire year is 84°F/29°C, which of course includes the coolest month of December when the average high is 87°F/31°C and the average low is 70°F/21°C. Its location not too far north of the Equator helps explain the oddity of having April and May tie for the hottest months, with average high temperatures of 102°F/39°C. But that makes it seem more pleasant than it really is, because starting in March the face-melting humidity kicks in as well, making morning showers in your hotel room nearly pointless.

Bangkok Thailand

Bangkok Thailand

The extreme conditions are one factor in why this is one of the few countries in Asia where modesty can take a backseat at times so some of the locals can actually wear shorts in public. So, if you’re looking for sunnier climes, then Thailand is a pretty good bet.

#4 Canary Islands

It is always a good time to visit the Canary Islands. The archipelago that belongs to Spain is located off the northwest coast of Africa and it really is an eternal sunshine destination. While snow-covered Europe is shivering with cold, the islands’ mean temperature totals to around 66° F (19°C), but obviously, it can get much hotter. Summer average is around 75° F (24°C), but it can easily go up to 86° F (30°C).

Canary Island

Canary Island

November and April are off season months, and it actually is the best time to visit the islands. The fares go down and the temperatures are pleasantly warm, not too hot, but just perfect. At a mere 50 miles from Africa’s Sub-Saharan region, the Canary Islands benefit from an African climate and are warm all year round.

#5 Egypt

I know you were waiting for an African country to appear on the list, well here it is. Generally speaking, Egypt, the land of sun, is a year round destination as long as you stay along the coasts. The temperature ranges between 80 °F (27 °C) and 90 °F (32 °C) in summer, and between 55 °F (13 °C) and 70 °F (21 °C) in winter.

Egypt

Giza Pyramids

During the summer months the country gets really dry and hot, and it is better to avoid inland regions, located south of Cairo. In turn, the Mediterranean coast and the Red Sea area are great during the summer months. The long peak season lasts from October to May. Summer in Egypt isn’t actually as hot as you might think it would be (although it’s still very hot)

#6 Dubai, UAE

The City of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates is one good place to spend your summer holiday. From June through September the average temperatures are at least 100°F/38°C, and forget about that ‘dry heat’ thing because it’s humid here too.

Dubai

Dubai

Add in that, temperatures here in the Persian Gulf can reach 95°F/35°C in summer and many pools actually need to be cooled to be comfortable, and you wonder how hot this city is. Well, it’s hot but a cool place to be.

#7 Cape Verde

Ten islands of the Republic of Cape Verde are located around 600 kilometers (375 miles) off the coast of West Africa, but the archipelago’s climate is much more moderate than that of the African countries thanks to the refreshing ocean currents. From December to March the temperature totals to around 77° F (25°C), while summer months enjoy the average daily high temperatures of 29 °C (84 °F).

Cape Verde

Cape Verde

You would have to be really unlucky to experience heavy rain in the country – the islands receive around 260mm of annual rainfall, so the climate of Cape Verde is semi-desert.

So there you have it, these places really enjoy great weather almost 365 days a year but it is not always perfect, the temperatures may go high, and rain may last a bit longer than you expect, but compared to other parts of the world, these places are truly blessed with dependable year-round weather.

The World is closer than you think

close world

The world is closer than you can imagine

Have you ever thought of a world where white sand beaches, pristine waters and scenic getaways aren’t as far away as we may think? A world where the wildlife adventure and the romantic cruise is stirring right into our eyes, a world of endless fascinations or better still, a world where fun and pleasure is indispensable. Wait a minute! I really don’t think this is the time to imagine, I think it’s the time to know. So as you take your time to read this, also take a minute to close your eyes, open it, and visualize the world right in front of you because truly this world I’m about to open up to you is closer than you think.

You may be saying to yourself; “what world is he referring to?” And so it is that time to let the cat out of the bag.  Off course, a trip to the Heaven would only come after death would have occurred, but guess what! You really don’t need death to experience heaven as there’s a plot of heaven right here on earth. Yet again you may be like; did I hear you say a plot of heaven right here on earth? Well yes! A plot of heaven right here on earth and this plot is regarded as the “World of travel”.

Maui Island

Maui Island

Reunion Island

Reunion Island

Sao Paulo Zoo

Sao Paulo Zoo

This world broadens your horizon, it feeds you to the fantasies on earth, and most especially it reliefs you from the trauma of life. So many travelers travel round the world only to find its beauties, but what they forget to know is that, if they don’t carry along this world with them, they might not be lucky to do so in a second attempt.

Now that life is much better all thanks to the world of travel, a dream visit to Hawaii or the Caribbean is upon your face or better still a visit to Tenerife, Cape Town or the Pyramid of Giza in Egypt is seating right next to you. Whatever your interest may be, this world is right in your hands and it’s only you that determines if you want to let it go or better still, make it stay forever.

Egypt

Giza Pyramids

Bora bora

Bora bora

Table Mountain

Table Mountain

From whale watching trips in the Pacific Northwest America to the wildlife adventure in Africa, this world’s ravishing beauty is knocking at your door, waiting for you to open up and it’s only when you have the desire, curiosity, some planning acumen, and a little money in the bank that this world comes to stay for good.

World N’ Traveland, with its expertise in the travel industry, can help bring this world right down to your door step. With our remarkable destination packages to places like Rio de Janeiro, Guangzhou, Maldives and trips to some familiar destinations such as China, Hong Kong, Brazil, it’s truly just all around the world with us.

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