Aug 202017
 

Are you looking to choose somewhere a little different for your summer break? If so Tango Tours holidays in Argentina could be just the ticket for you. Tango Tours is a family-run tour operator who concentrates on what they know best, holidays in Argentina. Tango Tours holidays in Argentina offer complete, tailor made holidays including flights, hotel accommodation and guided tours around one of the most diverse and beautifully intriguing countries in the world. Our holidays in Argentina packages are separated into either the bronze, silver, gold or platinum packages as well as specialist packages that include our wine tasting package, designed to cater for your tastes and allowing you to get exactly what you want out of any of our holidays in Argentina. Our bronze package allows you a private tour of Argentina. All accommodation, flights and excursions are arranged specifically with you in mind. We offer you a detailed and time effective itinerary, allowing you to see the very best any holidays in Argentina could possibly offer. The bronze package, for our holidays in Argentina, is our budget tour of Argentina. This fantastic package offers you the opportunity to see the best of just what Argentina has to offer at a cost that is exceedingly fair and reasonable. The tour commences in the romantic, cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires where you can take in everything from tango dancing to football. You can visit the colourful neighbourhood of Boca and the resting place of Evita. If that’s not enough we’ll then fly you to the Perito Glacier near the city of El Calafate in the south of Patagonia and eventually on to north Argentina where you’ll witness one of the most awe-inspiring places in the world, the Iguaza waterfalls. Tango Tours holidays in Argentina offer you the chance to go on a once in a lifetime experience. We offer you the opportunity to tailor any holidays in Argentina exactly how you want to. For detailed information on our packages and just how we can organise holidays in Argentina that’ll make you the envy of all your friends then come and visit us today at: www.tangotours.co.uk.

If you are looking for the perfect holidays in Argentina then tangotours.co.uk is the place to go! We offer fabulous Argentina tours and will cater for all requirements, no matter how specific they are.
Aug 202017
 

a. Season Matters When Traveling to Costa Rica: Living in Costa Rica I figured a way to enjoy traveling without spending too much but most importantly without having to spend my vacations among the crowds. And this is my conclusion: December to early April are the driest months and the peak of the tourist season, so you can expect higher prices, less rooms available and crowds. But late April, May, and October offer good weather with lower rates. Also between June and September and someties even November you will get good rates but not a very nice weather.

b. Costa Rican Water: Most people traveling around Central America are very concerned about how clean the water really is. And I have to admit was one of them until I found out that unlike most Latin American countries Costa Rica has a fairly safe water supply. Want some Proof?

Here is the fact that it is the only country of the region where Heineken allows its beer to be brewed. Salads are generally safe to eat because they usually use clean water to irrigate crops.

c. Money To Change or Not to Change! One of the most common questions travelers worry about is to change money before coming or not?

If you are going to change the money here are some recommendations:

1. Every country is different, but in Costa Rica don’t change money anywhere except BANKS and always bring a passport. Here is where you will get the best rates.

2. ATMs are plentiful, you’ll get the best rates however, you’ll pay the small ATM fee.

3. Very few places exchange travelers checks these days, and even fewer give good rates, plus they charge 1-2% on top of it.

Cash or Credit?

Cash is king in Costa Rica. Plus, whenever you go out, ask if for the cash (Efectivo) discount and chances are you ‘ll get 5-10% off. This can be done anywhere from tour operators, to hotels, to restaurants to pharmacies.

You’ll escape some places charging you 8% for credit card usages. Plus if you go to a local market, local currency goes much further than the dollar. You stand out less and feel more comfortable.

d. Waiting Is the Hardest Part That’s right, if you’re coming to Costa Rica be prepared to wait! In this country this is a norm. Nothing is on time in Costa Rica. Just doesn’t happen. Sorry to break it to you, but it’s so true. So come with lots of patience and besides, what’s the rush?

e. Bring plenty of Ziploc bags: Nothing stays dry there and since most people do rafting, swimming, waterfalls, or just crossing over streams, you’ll need bags to separate your wet stuff from your semi-dry. I recommend the “Big Bags” for clothes and shoes (bring at least two or three) and several quart-size bags. I tried to do laundry in the sink and air dry, but found it very difficult to dry most articles. I would also recommend bringing plenty of changes of clothes, especially if you’re an adventurous spirit.

f. Emergency Numbers: Luckily in Costa Rica the emergency number is 911. They speak English and are quite helpful. The problem though, is where are you? Costa Rica has one of the trickiest address and direction systems in Central America. So learn your address well!

Marina K. Villatoro, has lived in Central America – Costa Rica and Guatemala for over 10 years. She’s traveled these parts extensively and now loves to organize vacations to these amazing parts of the world. With her first hand experience, she can recommend the best options for you. Contact her for advice and to plan your perfect trip!

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Aug 202017
 

Caribbean is one of the most fascinating and tourist destinations in the world If you have already made the decision to travelling then finally stop dreaming about visiting this popular travel destination and start plan your caribbean travel with your family and friends .Traveling to Caribbean is like a visit on heaven. There is everything what anyone expect on their journey. Clear and warm waterm, Attractive coast lines, Beautiful Sandy beaches, Cool breezes and a lot of thing . This is Caribbean calling you for a visit?
A trip to the caribbean Island’s may be a dream come true for you and also you may be exploring all of the travelling options available at Caribbean promotions website which is specialized to offer relaxing escapes, honeymoons, weddings, and for holidays with your family and friends

One of the most beautiful tropical paradise beckons on the earth is known to Caribbean where you can enjoy the sight of attractions refreshing island breezes. Also You can Immerse yourself in the Island lifestyle .Enjoy the wonderful all-inclusive resorts, attractive beaches and much more.

If you are looking for the perfect atmosphere for a romantic vacation or an exciting adventure with family and friends then the Caribbean vacation is very much fun for everyone.

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Byron Davis loves to travel a lot and here he is sharing his experience of his visit to ne of the most desired destinations in the world i.e carribean island so if you want any Caribbean information then visit our link.

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Aug 232017
 

There are a number of people who like to visit Austria in their vacations. The beauty of this fantastic nation of Europe allures a large number of people from every part of the world. Today, Austria has become one of the most sought after tourist destinations.

There are different types of trips that are enjoyed by a large number of people without any second thought. For instance, individual travel, couple travel, group travel and more. The group travel is getting more and more popular these days. This is a type of travel, which is not only enjoyable for the people, but is also perfect for saving their bucks. A number of travel agencies offer the group travel Austria package with great discounts.

If you have a sufficient number of friends, family members, relatives or colleagues with you then you can apply for some special packages, which are available for the groups. The abatements that you get under these plans will definitely be very beneficial for you. Here are some tips for the groups of individuals, who are planning to make the trip to Austria.

Mistake done by some groups

A number of groups make a common mistake, that is, they use a single “one size fit all” plans. It remains very costly for them. But, the cost can be saved by using some careful steps.

What to do

The groups have better options. First, they should contact some incoming travel agency Austria. Such agencies can be found over the internet these days. After that, you are needed to see some of the packages being offered by the agencies. A careful analysis is required for saving your bucks. The travel agencies do full arrangement for the group visitors, so you do not find any glitch.

Where to go

The question may occur in the minds of many of the people about where to go to find these travel agencies. It is not an arduous task in the present scenario. There are a number of online sites available these days, on which you can apply. These sites belong to the travel agencies available in Austria.

What the travel agencies do

The travel agencies have been proven to be very useful for the tourists these days. You can visit different parts of Austria with ease and that too at very economical costs. They make different travel arrangements for you such as:

Hotel rooms: They book hotel rooms for you, which is why you are not required to be worried about your accommodation during your visit. You can choose the budget or luxury hotel as per your requirement.

Trip to distinct tourist spots: The agencies make the full arrangement for the groups for the trip to distinct tourist spots available in Austria. A number of Vienna groups (groups of people who like to visit Vienna) visit Austria every year, for whom all the travel arrangement is done by the travel agencies.

Arrangement of commuting: The arrangement of commuting is also done by these travel agencies. Appropriate vehicles according to the number of people are arranged. You are also provided the expert multilingual drivers.

Patrick Bot keeps the wonderful information about group travel Austria, which he likes to share in his articles. You can also get an overview about incoming travel agency Austria in his write-ups
Aug 232017
 

Tasting the regional delights of a country is one of the best parts of travelling. Find out more about the culture and the people while eating some delicious treats. Break bread and drink with locals to get a true taste of somewhere, a salud to those to toast new friendships with their top alcoholic beverages on one of the many patagonia adventures.

Beef and Argentina come hand in hand, and this meat is probably what the country is known for. One of the favoured cooking methods is the asado, in which meats such as beef are grilled or cooked over an open flame. If you happen to be in the Patagonia area of the country, you may find that it’s goat or lamb that makes its way onto the barbecue. No matter where you are, it can be a mix of several of these choices. To season your meat, try the chimichurri sauce, a yummy mix of vinegar, garlic and herbs.

Perfect for going along with that delicious Argentine beef is some equally delicious Argentine wine. Wine is another thing that the country is known for, reds are top of the range, and Malbec is globally recognised. There are many more varietals produced here than Malbec however and there is even a white, Torontel, that is an Argentine original.

For something a bit lighter and easier to eat on the go, try an empanada. These bits of dough can be stuffed with a variety of filings including beef, chicken, seafood, cheese or swiss chard. The north like to fry them, but across the rest of the country these tend to be oven baked.

When you are in Buenos Aires in particular, you can enjoy cuisine from several other countries, due to the many immigrants who made their ways here. Italian food is one of the most well represented, making it easy to find pastas and pizzas as well as gelato for dessert. When it comes to dessert, one that has to be tried is the alfajore. This is a cookie filled with dulce de leche, a sauce similar to caramel. This filling is used in a variety of pastries and one of the favourites. Enjoy one of them with a cup of coffee, a common part of everyone’s day here.

As far as beverages go, no discussion about food and drink in Argentina would be complete without mentioning yerba mate. Yerba mate is a plant which is made into a tea and usually drunk from a cup that comes with its own straw. This can be a drunk with guests in a ritual sort of way with the mate being prepared for each person, one at a time, using one single cup. It’s not unusual to see Argentines travelling around with one of these cups in hand during argentina expeditions .

Heard enough? Ready to get out there and experience it for yourself? Argentina is a huge nation full of opportunity for the adventurous traveller. For ideas , browse some of the exciting patagonia adventures offered by this specialist in argentina adventure travel

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Aug 232017
 

The tayra (Eira barbara), also known as the Tolomuco or Perico ligero in Central America, is an omnivorous animal from the weasel family Mustelidae. That is why tayras have an appearance similar to weasels and martens.

It is a long, slender very good climber with strong claws, resembling a thin-haired, very large mink with a long tail. This chocolate brown to black mustelid is related to the mink and the otter.

Tyras are pretty much small in height growing up to 60 cm. However, they have a tail of almost 45 cm long. Most of them have either dark brown or black fur with a lighter patch on its chest. The fur on its head changes to brown or gray as it ages.

These guys make the tropical forests of Central America its home. They make hollow trees, burrows in the ground, or nests of tall grass their home. They travel both alone and in groups during the day and the night. They eat mainly fruits but they also like carrion, small mammals, reptiles and birds.

They are also expert climbers, and can leap from treetop to treetop when pursued. They can also run fast and swim well.

They are intelligent animals and can become pets. Indigenous people, who often refer to this animal as “cabeza del viejo”, or old man’s head, due to their wrinkled facial skin, have kept them as household pets. Wild tayra populations are slowly shrinking, especially in Mexico, due to habitat destruction for agricultural purposes. Though the species as a whole is listed as a Least Concern species, the northernmost subspecies, Eira Barbara Senex, is listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN.

Wild tayra populations are slowly shrinking, especially in Mexico, due to habitat destruction for agricultural purposes. Though the species as a whole is listed as a Least Concern species, the northernmost subspecies, Eira Barbara Senex, is listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN.

Marina K. Villatoro, lives in Central America – Costa Rica and Guatemala for the past decade. She has traveled all over these areas with her family and now she loves to organize vacations to Costa Rica and Guatemala. Contact her for advice and to plan your perfect trip!
Aug 232017
 

You’ve worked hard all year and now its time to plan the vacation. You envision turquoise waters trimmed with white sand, the water stirred by the sea breezes of the Caribbean. Unfortunately, you think your budget will not allow for the extravagance of a Caribbean holiday. Take heart because there are many discount Caribbean travel plans, that come complete with a concierge who will book your entertainment and dinner reservations, 24 hour room service and beds with designer linens. With just a few clicks of the mouse, you can find a package that fulfills your dreams and fits your budget.

Many online travel sites offer excellent packages and guaranteed low rates. They have package plans for just about anywhere you want to go, including Europe, Mexico and many other destinations, almost 100 of them with 50 near international cities. They also offer a triple guaranty that includes payment security, low rates and privacy. They are so sure that they offer the best prices that if you find a cheaper plan, they will refund you the difference, as long as you report it within 24 hours. If you are looking for a discount Caribbean travel package with a fully guaranteed rate, this is the site for you.

Many online travel sites allow you to customize your travel plans, which makes them invaluable for planning vacations. They specialize in arranging a trip that will fit both your expectations and your budget. They have a customer service number where you can speak to an agent who will help you with the arrangements for first class air travel and hotels with great discounted rates.

Most of these online travel companies offer an online search tool that allows you to quickly find a package the meets all of your destination, travel date, number of rooms, length of stay and price requirements. It also allows you to search for specific hotels. The packages are a bit more expensive, but you can still get great rates on hotels that are known for their excellent quality all over the world. They also offer easy search categories like family fun, seaside favorites and Great Getaways.

You will also be able to find great discount Caribbean vacations. They also offer discount vacations at spas, as well as cruises. They feature top of the line hotels, such as The Leading Hotels of the World Brand, Relais & Chateaux and Raffles. They also can save you 40% on hotel rates. Make this site one of your first stops, when planning your vacation.

Now you don’t have to worry about skimping on your vacation or resigning yourself to just going to the local beach. By visiting these sites you will be able to plan a fabulous vacation, customized just for you and your whole family. It doesn’t get better than that.

Gregg Hall is an author living in Navarre Florida. Find more about this as well as Discount Travel Packages at http://www.discountdepotplus.com
Jul 192017
 

Why travel Italy by Train?

There are many places to visit in Europe. People often go to England to see castles, Germany to sample beer, and skiing in the Swiss Alps. However, if you are a true history buff, you will make a stop in Italy. Even if people do not go to the tourist centers, there are still many romantic and artistic places to stop. The Renaissance started in Italy before it started anywhere else. As with many other European countries, the place has many historic churches, basilicas and cathedrals. An individual may wonder how he should tour all of these places. One of the best ways to see the sights on the country is on the rails.

European countries have more public transportation available than many parts of the United States or Canada. An individual can get around in the country without a car, despite the prevalence of the Vespa scooters. An individual can see the country from the seats of a bus, but it is less expensive and more company to see it by train. A person planning on going on a rail tour should schedule his trips to take place outside of the peak season and outside of the rush hour. If an individual wants to pay more for his seats, he can pay extra for first class tickets.

Individuals who travel by train may want to book their seats before they take their trips. This is especially true if they take one of the more popular lines that run through the country. Eurostar is popular, but it is not always the best for people who only want to see the smaller cities and tourist destinations. The trains that visit the larger cities are generally faster. An individual can save money if he does not mind sitting on less comfortable seats. If someone wants to go to more destinations, there are plenty of smaller rail companies that reach the smaller towns in the country.

Traveling by rail has some advantages as opposed to air travel. It does not have ridiculous prices and European travelers are not subjected to the ridiculous security screenings.

More tips

Individuals still should pay attention to the schedules. Tables are posted in each train station. The timetables are posted in white, yellow or orange. Each schedule contains information about where an individual has to board and when he has to board. The tables should include schedule changes for special days.

There is one thing an individual or family traveling through Italy should know about his train ticket. A ticket only guarantees the holders transportation. It does not guarantee that a person has a seat on the train. If someone takes the train during rush hour, he may have to stand on a railing or in an aisle. If a person does not mind standing in the aisles, he may not worry about having a seat. Travelers who see Italy by train are getting an experience they can’t get elsewhere.

So if you are planning a trip to Italy, then you should consider the option of touring Italy by train. It is a great way to see the country.

Larry Aiello has a blog about Italy that provides all types of tips such as what to expect on the train ride to Venice from Rome. He also loves to teach people how to learn Italian.

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Jul 192017
 

In the heart of South America lies a place admired for its beauty and historico-cultural heritage. Fall in love with the beauty of its wilderness and of its people by traveling in this landlocked country. Here’s where you can go to maximize your stay in Paraguay.

1.) Iguassu Falls

Iguassu Falls lies in the border of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay, churning some 553-m3 of water per second down its 269 feet. Situated in the heart of a pristine forest, it is very much recommended for nature lovers, travelers seeking solace and to photographers who wants to capture beauty on their film. Plan a day to enjoy Paraguayan flora and fauna in this area.

2.) Ciudad del Este

Admire the dynamics of a bustling flea market while shopping your heart out and looking for the best bargains in Ciudad del Este. Watch people and products travel the crowded streets like ants carrying supplies for the rainy days. Shop, walk, taste, and discover another side of Paragauayan’s life.

3.) Museum of the Guarani Land

Retrace ten thousand years of Gurani occupation, tradition and culture by going to the Museum of the Gurani Land located some 11.5 kilometers from Ciudad del Este. This free-access museum offers activities and exhibits to help teachers and students learn more about the Gurai culture. Learn more and appreciate Paraguayan culture better by finding your way to this place.

4.) Refugio Biológico Tatí Yupí

Following the construction of Itaipú Dam in Paraguay is the development of natural forest and water system to protect animals that seek shelter near the dam. Go to this refuge and experience superb camping and wonderful camping facilities offered by the place. Biking and horseback-riding is also a must for people who are planning to stay here.

5.) Casa de la Independencia

After some three hundred years of colonization, Paraguayan s declared their independence in Casa de la Independencia in 1811. Relive those magic moments through the place’s collection of coins, furniture, speeches, and other memorabilia. Dictionary or knowledge of Spanish language is required because texts are written in Spanish.

6.) The Chaco

This 330-m2 reserve is six times than Yosemite National Park and covers parts of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, and Paraguay. The Gran Chaco Americano is a place to enjoy biological diversity as it happens. Take a look in this Paraguayan site and marvel at the varying topographical conditions of the site, the biological diversity that are in existence in the flowing forest, and the people who are maintaining their own cultural identities.

7.) Asado

Asado is a selection of grilled meats roasted in open fire. This is extremely popular in Paraguay, thanks to the high concentration of cattle in the area. Roam around the country, and you will never run out of this delicacy.

8.) Asuncion

Built over the hills above Rio de Paraguay, Asuncion is Paraguay’s home for historical architecture and art. Enjoy its colorful festivals scattered all over the year and see Asuncion in full bloom. The celebration has its way of infecting people, so take a step out and dance your way into the crowd.

9.) Lago Ypacari

Take a dip into the famous lake in Paraguay and enjoy the sights, the spray and the fun that comes with it. This lake is also thought to have curative powers so enjoy some free healing while you’re at it. There’s no stopping you, however, from enjoying some time swimming and playing water sports here.

10.) Trinidad & Jesús

Trinidad & Jesús is a Jesuit settlement in Paraguay built for religious, educational and defensive measures. Admire the tranquility and solace this place offers by camping out near the ruins and hiring local guides to get your way around the place. No need to worry, these guides speak their English, German and Spanish.

Jonathan Williams is the travel writer for Destination Guide TV – the place to share travel videos. Visit http://www.destinationguide.tv/paraguay to view or share Paraguay travel videos.

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Jul 192017
 

Traveling to Central America isn’t like traveling to the rest of the world, there are some things to keep in mind to make the trip as enjoyable as possible.

Here are some things you must keep in mind when you travel specially to Central America to keep in mind to make the trip as enjoyable as possible.

The first thing you have to know is that children need paperwork

If only one parent is planning to go to a Central American country and is taking a child, you have to get a notarized letter from the other parent granting permission for the child to travel abroad. You wouldn’t believe the stories I have heard. The problem is that they won’t let you get into the country without that letter, and if they do, they won’t let you leave until it’s done somehow.

Always Be Vigilant

I’m not saying that you have to become a human radar, you just need to be a little more careful than usual. Thieves are usually around busy public areas where careless tourists congregate. The problem is that most of them look like regular people, so make sure that all of your possessions are kept away safely somewhere under your clothing or even better in your hotel room.

Bedbugs Are Everywhere!

When checking into your hotel room it is a good idea to do a pest inspection before unpacking your luggage. It’s not that Central American hotels are not clean but bedbugs can be lurking, even in the cleanest and most respected hotels. This is because Central America is filled with forests and wildlife. Wherever you look there are mountains, rivers and volcanoes and most of the towns are placed very close to these.

A Great Way to Hide Valuables

For this part I’m going to talk about a great product to hide away your valuables, they are called Passport security socks. What is so great about them is that they have a zipped pocket that can hold cash, passport, keys, and other small valuables. They come in different sizes and heights, from ankle socks to over-the-calf styles.

Marina K. Villatoro, the Travel Experta, lives in Central America – Costa Rica and Guatemala for the past decade. She’s traveled these parts extensively and now loves to organize vacations to these amazing parts of the world. Having first hand experience of all the places with her family, she can recommend the best options for you. Contact her for advice and to plan your perfect trip!