Staying healthy is a vital part of a successful vacation. By following these simple tips, you’ll be able to stay in tip-top shape and create memories that will last a lifetime.
1. Get Enough Sleep
In the excitement of vacation, it can often be easy to stay up past your bedtime. While the occasional late night has its place, falling behind on sleep can weaken your immune system. Getting enough shuteye can be even more important after long flights, where a good rest can often be tricky. Once you get to your destination, prioritizing a good night of sleep can help keep you at your best for the rest of the trip.
With Mediterranean sunsets, fishing villages, cliff embedded towns, and a beautiful coastline that you just can’t take your eyes off of, there’s all the reason to embark on an adventure to the South of France. When I was there in December, the sea was two beautiful colors of blue where the shallow water meets the deep sea. When you fly into Nice Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, you fly directly over the sea onto the runway. But before you take off to the majestic nation, continue reading for a little more knowledge regarding some of the region’s most amazing places to visit.
This elegant resort city may look modernized, but it holds a ton of historical value. In fact, hundreds of years of history were made between this city’s walls. Aside from strolling along the coast of the mile-long La Croisette, dine at one of the many fabulous French restaurants and hike the Massif de l'Esterel, a coastal Mediterranean mountain range.
When it comes to planning a trip where the fun in the sun and beaches you only see on television are concerned, the Caribbean is one of the premier destinations in the world. It is an area that people flock from all over to admire the beauty and fun the Caribbean delivers.
Often when people think about going to the Caribbean, they look into visiting St. Kitts, Grand Cayman, Saint Martin, or Jamaica. These are amazing places that have so much to offer visitors, but they are not the only choices. There is an island that tends to get overlooked by many: Curacao.
If you go your entire stay without talking to the experienced hospitality professionals near the front desk, you’re missing out. Hotel concierges are masters of customer service who can help take your trip from good to great.
Get in Touch Before You Arrive
Planning ahead can go a long way. Concierge professionals need time to do their best work. By contacting your hotel’s concierge desk a few weeks before your stay, you give them the opportunity to go above and beyond. If you work with a travel agent, they can coordinate with the concierge on your behalf.
Italy is abundant in diverse, eclectic dishes. No matter where you choose to go throughout the country, you’ll get an entirely new dining experience. For instance, when you head towards the lagoon, you’ll get to enjoy Venetian cuisine, and if you head towards the shores of the Adriatic Sea, you’ll get to experience traditional seafood dishes.
Dishes That Are Unique to Venice
Of course, upon visiting Venice, you must try some of their most authentic, delicious dishes. So, in case you’re not sure where to begin, here is a list of the most popular delights.
This exotic country in the Pacific Ocean is positively captivating. Its beauty is undeniable, so it’s no wonder the archipelago of more than 300 islands is one very desirable getaway destinations in the world. The natural allure of Fiji isn’t the only reason to visit though. There are endless adventures in the country which is why so many come back time and time again. Here are some of the best things to do, see and experience in Fiji.
Sunbathe on the Coral Coast
This magnificent coral coast is one of the most charming beaches you could visit while in Fiji. The beach has some of the softest, whitest sand and of course, crystal blue waters. Aside from happily bumming in the sand, you can take the Ecotrax around to enjoy some of the island’s wilderness and coastline.
November is a great month for gratitude and being thankful for all that we have in our lives. With Thanksgiving next week, I wanted to share with you the many things in my life that I am thankful for, and I hope it gives you time to reflect on the things you are grateful for in your life.
My Daughters - I am very blessed to have two beautiful daughters that I am thankful for each day. As the years go by more quickly and they are becoming wonderful young ladies, I am grateful for their energy, innocents, and spirit that keeps me young at heart. They are both bright and curious, and I love when they share things they have learned. It reminds me of a time long ago that was much more innocent than it is today.
This southern European country certainly doesn't lack in natural or architectural beauty. It's no wonder you have a desire to visit Portugal. There's a never-ending number of things to do and see. So, where should you even begin? Here are some top recommendations for visiting this magnificent nation for your first time.
What places should I check out?
As the capital of Portugal, Lisbon is full of vibrant culture, historical sights, and friendly natives. Also, Lisbon is an ideal place in the nation to take delight in authentic Portuguese cuisine and to enjoy live entertainment. Lisbon is known for its traditional Fado performances. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to listen to some of the best Portuguese folk music!
You’ve put off visiting the Cliffs of Moher, Killarney National Park, and Blarney Castle long enough. It’s finally time to take that trip to Ireland! We applaud that decision, but before you book that brewery tour or get too excited about visiting Dublin’s Grafton Street, here are a few tips to make for a more enjoyable trip.
Stockholm is one of the most amazing places in the world to visit. The architecture and the nature within the city are enhanced by the warmth of its people. Like with any location, the time of year you decide to visit can change the entire feel of a trip. Despite what people may think, any season is a great season to visit Stockholm as every season offers something a little different.
One of the activities to enjoy in the spring is the annual Tap Dance Festival. Festivals like these get you out of your comfort zone and get you to enjoy activities that you never knew were so much fun. You never know, you may go home and decide to pick up tap dancing. Stockholm is also full of beautiful cherry trees that blossom in the spring. A walk through one of Stockholm’s amazing parks to see the cherry blossoms is never a bad idea.
Visiting the Land Down Under and experiencing all that it has to offer is hardly possible in one trip, yet overdoing the itinerary for your visit to this island nation is not advisable. Before you stack your list of “things to do” up too high, we’d like to provide some further insight on the highlights of Australia. That way, as you and your travel agent discuss your itinerary, you can fill it full of exploration without feeling pressed for time and causing more unnecessary stress.
Antigua is situated in the Caribbean east, southeast of St. Kitts and north of Guadeloupe and Dominica. It is a picturesque island that people dream of visiting when they fantasize about a Caribbean getaway. Antigua is categorized by its beautiful ocean views and turquoise blue waters. What most people don’t realize is that there is a lot more to this island than just the beaches
Nothing beats sitting on white sandy beaches that meet perfectly clear blue-green waters with gently rolling waves crashing against the shore. That’s one of the many reasons people from all over the globe head to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula every year. Aside from enjoying the stunning beaches, there are other places you can’t miss out on while you’re there visiting. Continue reading below to learn about 12 of The Yucatan Peninsula’s most exciting places to experience.
Budapest is full of wonders. So, regardless of why you are visiting whether it’s to take in all the detailed architecture, to soak in the history, or to enjoy all of the natural sites, don’t leave without indulging in the delicious authentic dishes served throughout the nation. Your palette will be dancing with all the rich flavors. To guide you to some of the best spots to grab food in Budapest, we’ve created a list of 8 food lover tips for your visit…
Believe it or not, it is estimated that there are well over 1,000 castles throughout the beautiful green countryside of Ireland. Sadly, many of these castles stand abandoned and in ruins. When I was in Ireland our guide would point out this castle and that castle and many times, it would be just a ruin since the Irish cherish their castles. However, some of these castles have been restored and opened up to the public for exploration or even lodging. If you wish to discover some of these stunning Medieval structures, here are some of the ones that take pride in welcoming visitors from all over the world.
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