Looking for a perfect place for a remarkable summer family getaway without burning a big hole in your pocket? If you are thinking of getting into an island full of fun water adventures and world class facilities that will cater your needs, then Palawan is the answer. An island province located in the region 4 in the Philippines which also consist a number of other smaller islands surrounding the main island ideal for island hopping and nature exploration.
Let me tour you and take a look at some of the most outstanding tourist destinations in Palawan.
The municipality of Coron in Busuanga, Palawan has been a popular diving location frequently visited by local and foreign tourists. The underwater views of several sunken Japanese warships of World War II made it one of the best destinations for wreck diving in the Philippines. The rock formations around the area of the vintage wrecks provides superb snorkeling opportunities. Coron island is listed in Forbes Traveler Magazine’s top 10 best scuba diving sites in the world.
Over the last few years, the number of car hire services has increased in Europe. The car hire companies serve both locals and tourists looking to get to different places fast. Europe has many great places that one can visit. There are sophisticated infrastructural developments, natural endowments, museums, parks and other tourist attractions. You can hire any car you like including SUVs, Sedans, vans, limos, and others to visit the places you want.
You could opt for car hire services for various reasons. Some of the reasons include:
a) If you need to be picked up from your home to the city, airport, museum, park, etc. and back.
b) For special pick and drop services like dinner dates, weddings, concerts, bachelor parties and so on.
c) While travelling to a new place, if you don’t have a personal car, you can hire one and enjoy a comfortable tour.
In Europe, there is great opportunity to travel to different countries via road. Some companies offer cars for hire online. You can make reservations prior to your trip, choose the car you want and even cancel reservations. Continue reading
The cruise ship vacation celebrated its 100th birthday in 2000 and a lot has changed since those early days. Today’s ocean passengers go for the onboard lifestyle as much (if not more) than they do for the places that lay in wait on the voyage, and the modern megaships of the 21st century offer everything from ice rinks and real grass lawns to Broadway quality shows and gastronomic feasts.
Celebrity Cruises is the cruise operator for the sophisticated 40-something age group. Celebrity’s Solstice class – consisting of the vessels Celebrity Solstice, Celebrity Equinox and Celebrity Eclipse) exude a glamorous atmosphere that feels more like an upmarket boutique hotel than a cruise ship.
The Big Hole situated in the city of Kimberly in South Africa is claimed to be the largest hole excavated manually. It is an old diamond mine dugged by hands in 1871 and closed in 1914. Many people died in mining accidents due to insufficient work safety plus the unsanitary conditions, scarcity in food and water and intense summer heat.
At present the new facility is highly structured attracting more visitors in its elaborated theme “Diamonds and Destiny”, the big holllow still visible, a massive crater about 214 meters deep with a perimeter of more or less 1.5 kilometers filled with water. The property belongs to the De Beers family.
No longer just renowned for its lack of inhibition and strident gay community, San Francisco has a surprising lot to offer the vacationer. Sitting on the Pacific Ocean, it has cool summers, steep hills, fog, cable cars and world-famous landmarks, such as the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz.
Where to take the kids
San Francisco is a great place to take the family on vacation, with many attractions to entertain both kids and adults alike. The San Francisco Zoo on Sloat Boulevard has the smallest insects and some of the largest mammals within its walls; also a delightful miniature steam train called Little Puffer that the kids will love. At the Aquarium of the Bay, visitors can walk along transparent tunnels beneath the simulated ocean, with over twenty thousand different aquatic animals, including octopus and sevengill sharks, swimming around them. In the Touch the Bay exhibit, you can even touch some of the creatures. For a different type of water fun, there is the Aquatic Park with several swimming pools, water slides and a rock-climbing wall. Continue reading