Important Tips For Preparing For A Vacation Trip

07/04/2015 by Holly Monroe | No Comments | Filed in Tips

Open suitcase with holiday clothing being packedThere are a lot of things that you need to do when planning for a vacation trip. You have to do everything right from the beginning to the end if you want to have an awesome vacation. Most people tend to forget about some important things that need to be done as they prepare for a vacation. This is probably because of the excitement. It is okay to be excited about a trip. However, you should be too excited to forget about crucial things that need to be done. Here are the simple tips to help you when you are planning to travel for a vacation;

Find someone to take care of your pets and plants while you are way

You definitely don’t want your pets to suffer or your plants to die when you travel for your vacation. This is why is very important to find someone who will take good care of them while you are away. Find a reliable pet sitter that can be trusted with your pets. To ensure that your plants are watered as required while you are away, you can either find someone who will water them for you or use devices that can water the plants in your absence. Confirm availability before hiring any pet sitter to avoid last minute disappointment.

Don’t forget about your lawn

Just like your pets ad plants, your lawn too needs proper care and maintenance while you are away. When you are planning to go for a long vacation, it is very important to find someone who will cut the grass and generally maintain the lawn. (If you’re in Virginia, check out my friend at Fredericksburg Lawn Care (www.fredericksburg-lawn-care.com)People will easily know that you’re away when there is too much growth of the grass in your lawn. This can attract the unwanted attention of thieves and other malicious people. If you don’t want this to happen, you should ensure that the area surrounding your home looks just the way it looks when you are around. This will also help you to prevent the violation of HOA rules.

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Exploring The Natural Beauty of Costa Rica: An Unforgettable Experience Every Tourist Must Have

07/25/2015 by Holly Monroe | No Comments | Filed in Central America

costa rica coffee mountainsCosta Rica’s strikingly diverse terrain encompassing tropical beaches, wildlife reserves and lush forests offers a little something for every tourist. In fact, here you’ll be able to experience and marvel at some of the most breathtaking natural sites and wildlife on the planet while the sound of waves and chirping birds envelop your mind and baffle your senses.

Costa Rica is an ecological treasure-trove whose diverse assortment of habitats (ranging from mangrove swamps to volcanoes, beaches and rainforests) support an incredible array of wild animals and plants, with the majority of it being protected by a unique and enlightened national conservation system. In fact, whether you seek adventure, nature or sun, there’s a lot to discover in this paradise.

Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve

Just picture winding through a misty oasis: incredibly tall trees surround and wrap you in a sea of green and everything around you breathes life. Add to that more than twenty five hundred plant species, four hundred types of birds and over one hundred mammals and you get an idea about the incredible wildlife variety of Monteverde’s lush 25700 acre reserve. As you’ll wonder along one of the many hiking trails here, don’t be surprised if you’re going to spot a resplendent quetzal feasting on aguacatillos or small groups of hummingbirds that just happen to be flying by: it’s all a regular day in this vibrant, yet incredibly active ecosystem.

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Hire A Limo Service And Visit The Wineries In Central Virginia In Style

07/17/2015 by Holly Monroe | No Comments | Filed in North America
Woman Enjoying A Glass of Wine in the Vineyard with Friends.

Woman Enjoying A Glass of Wine in the Vineyard with Friends.

If you’re a wine lover who is looking for the future of great wine in the United States, no one would deny that you could just visit California, specifically the Central Coast and pop into one of the more affordable wineries there. However, if you’re actually interested in visiting some of the best wineries in the country that make the most dynamic and interesting wine at the moment, then you should head over to Central Virginia right now. In fact, Virginia is known for making some of the best wines in the country with an unmistakable taste, aroma and flavor.

Ever since the time of Jefferson, Virginia has been one of those few states in the country that wine lovers can visit in order to satisfy their taste for superior quality wine no matter the time of year. And while the weather can indeed get muggy and the place also lacks the romanticism of other major wine regions out there, this is by far the best place you can be if you’re into Bordeaux style reds and other similar wines.

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Top Places You Definitely Need To Visit When Vacationing in Panama

07/14/2015 by Holly Monroe | No Comments | Filed in Central America
Ship going true Panama Canal

Ship going true Panama Canal

Panama is a very small country about the size of South Carolina, but despite its size, it knows how to pack a big punch. This small patch of land is actually the umbilical cord between Central and S. America and boasts a combined Pacific and Caribbean coastline of about eighteen hundred miles.

If you take a moment to think about it, it’s easy to realize this is definitely a lot of beckoning beach. And when you add the country’s lush interior that offers more than five million acres of beautiful and breathtaking national parks, you finally get a good idea of how wonderful this country really is.

The Panama Canal

The Panama Canal is by far one of the most amazing feats of engineering in the world and it has taken almost a century to be completed. You can check the canal from the water by considering a partial or maybe a full transit by boat of the fifty mile route from Colon to the city.

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Top 3 Places You Need To Visit When Coming To Puerto Rico

07/09/2015 by Holly Monroe | No Comments | Filed in Caribbean
City and cruise ship port of San Juan, Puerto Rico in the Caribbean

City and cruise ship port of San Juan, Puerto Rico in the Caribbean

Puerto Rico is considered a dream location for any tourist who is looking for adventure and out of this world sights for good reason: this breathtaking natural wonder can satisfy the big wave surfer, the sunrise rainforest explorer and the lethargic beach bum all in one weekend.

Its unique and beautiful green forests are home to some of the rarest and most exotic birds on the planet, its limestone caves hold untold secrets and resound with the chirp of wildlife, while its coral reefs host a wide range of beautifully colored tropical fish. In a few words, Puerto Rico is simply a paradise on earth.

Mysterious Old San Juan

Even if you just want to visit Puerto Rico for a few days, you’ll certainly be captured by Old San Juan’s beguiling spells. Grand fortresses, pastel painted colonial buildings and cobblestone streets make up for an experience that’ll transport you back in time. From the endless sparkle of the Atlantic to the labyrinth of crooked streets and the ramparts of El Morro, the enchantment of this place is evident wherever you look.

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8 Of The Best Places You Need To Visit If You’re Planning a Trip To Argentina

07/06/2015 by Holly Monroe | No Comments | Filed in South America

Maravillas naturales en ArgentinaFrom the penguins and glaciers of the arctic south to the crystal clear waterfalls and the dense jungles of the tropical north, Argentina is simply unique amongst every other country in the world. It ranks as the 8th largest in the world and since it stretches over a big part of S. America, it contains various amazing destinations you can visit based on your interest.

Therefore, if you’re currently planning a vacation here and are undecided about the best places you should visit, below we’re going to take a closer look at some of the highest rated locations you absolutely need to go to.

Iguazu Falls

The Iguazu Falls are so breathtakingly beautiful that they secured their spot on the list of the seven wonders of the world. They’re located in the N. tropical part of the country so if you visit the Iguazu Falls National Park, you’re going to get an amazing view of them, but also of the many other surrounding natural sites. On top of that, since the falls are located on the border of Brazil and Argentina, you have the choice to view them from both sides, with each of them having its own perks.

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A Short List Of The Most Amazing Attractions To Visit In The Walt Disney World

07/04/2015 by Holly Monroe | No Comments | Filed in North America

walt disney worldWhether this is the first time you’re visiting Walt Disney World or you’ve been here before, there’s a good chance there are still many attractions you didn’t yet get to see. The great thing about Walt Disney World though is that there’s no wrong time of year to visit it, yet if you really want to have an incredible time here and not worry about the weather, then you should come visit in spring. There are literally thousands of ways you could have fun here, but since we don’t have enough room to talk about all of them, we’re going to focus on some of the most interesting ones below.

Sammy Duvall’s Water Sports Center

If you’re the type who loves water sports, then there’s no better place for you to visit than Sammy Duvall’s Water Sports Center. You can easily find it at the Contemporary Resort and once you get there, you have the option to choose from a wide range of sports, including inner tubing, stand up paddle boarding, wakeboarding, but also parasailing and water skiing. Keep in mind that if this is the first time you come here, you need to be at least 18 years old to rent, sixteen to drive and any age to just ride along. Oh, for the parasailing the age minimum is six.

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Must-See Places To Visit In The United States

06/27/2015 by Holly Monroe | No Comments | Filed in North America
NEW YORK CITY, NY: The Empire State Building is a 102-story landmark skyscraper and was the world's tallest building for more than 40 years.

NEW YORK CITY, NY: The Empire State Building is a 102-story landmark skyscraper and was the world’s tallest building for more than 40 years.

Planning to visit America then remember visiting the various iconic places of tourist attraction as per your preference. These places are diverse in regards to entertainment, science, art, nature and history. Some of the interesting places of America are outlines below.

  • Walt Disney World, Florida

This is one of the iconic entertainment destinations of USA. This is largest as it is double the size of Manhattan. There are four theme parks called Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, Epcot and Magic Kingdom. Do not miss to grab some amazing memories by visiting Walt Disney.

  • Empire State Building, New York

It is a special skyscraper building which is extremely special and grand. It is the first structure which includes 100 stories and is tall in height. It is said to be the king or queen of all the other skyscraper buildings. This must be added to your list of iconic places.

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