Travel Insurance, is it worth it?

Planning a vacation feels like a job. It’s well worth it, though – once you reach your destination you can kick back and relax for a week or two. Protect yourself even more with travel insurance. That way, you really won’t have to worry about a thing as you lounge in the sun or visit museums in Europe.

travel insuranceMany people don’t opt for travel insurance because they don’t expect anything bad to happen during their time away. This is exactly why you need travel insurance, though. You really can’t plan for the unexpected, but you can make sure you’re protected in case the worst happens. Learn the basics of travel insurance to decide if it’s a good option for you. 

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Taking a Holiday Shopping Trip in Paris

parisShopping for the holidays? Considering Paris as the place to shop can be fun. Paris not only has enormous stores to shop in the country as you can also enjoy shopping on the streets. Paris has everything you would want for your fashion needs. In Paris, most people you’ll see on the streets are dressed in high fashions. We all are aware that Paris is known for their stylish fashions, yet at many shopping malls the prices are affordable that will fit your budget making Paris’s pricey fashions deceiving. Therefore, when it comes to shopping you are in fashion haven when you shop at Paris.

How to choose six of Paris’s best stores:

1. Christian Louboutin is one of Paris’s top selling stores. The store has a fashionable display, i.e. one of its kind shoes. You will find the perfect pair of shoes that suit all your family needs.

2. Emporio Armani is a great store in Paris to shop as well. The store is well known for its casual wear to custom suits. The store has four floors to shop, which it has nearly anything you could image on the shelves. 

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Top 7 River Cruises in Sydney

Sit back and enjoy the magnificent scenery, as your cruise boat glides along the peaceful rivers around Sydney and takes you on an impressive tour across the beautiful Sydney Harbour,encompassing 240 kilometres of shoreline. Cruising is fantastic value for money and you can enjoy a friendly and relaxed cruise where age is no barrier.

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Hawkesbury River Cruise

Against the backdrop of the 200 million year old Hawkesbury Sandstone National Park, you will cruise the remarkable waterways of Broken Bay, Cowan Waters and Pittwater. Take an afternoon tea cruise or a buffet lunch cruise and be sure to listen for the sounds of whip birds, kookaburras and sea eagles.  

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Kayaking for sports and wilderness exploration

Kayaking is a recreational water adventure using a kayak, a small and narrow boat intended to be manually operated/propelled by means of a double blade paddle.

Kayaking of all types has become more popular nowadays. Depending on one’s interest, a paddler can take the kayak down rapids and waterfalls for a thrilling sports adventure or take the kayak on open water such as sea or lake to just tour and explore the wilderness surrounding the body of water.

There are a lot kayaker’s paradises around the world, among suggested are: 

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The famous Rose Parade in Pasadena

The Rose parade also known as The Tournament of Roses Parade is annually held in Pasadena, California. It is a must watch festival of flower-covered floats in different themes and motifs, marching bands, equestrians and the Rose Bowl college football game on New Year’s Day, created and produced by the non-profit Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association.

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one of the beautifully designed floats
Rose Parade Program of Activities in 2006

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Visiting England and the Ebor races

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The London Eye
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When travelling to England there are some very important and 100% British things you must do. Firstly on the to do list you must include visiting all the most famous monuments such as Windsor castle, Big Ben, The London eye, Stone Henge and any other you can fit into your time. You must also have a true English cup of tea! Because although you might find it odd, Tea with milk in it can actually be quite nice when done right, personally I recommend a Bettys tearoom because even though they are expensive they make exceptionally nice tea and scones. 

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Enjoy an invigorating life in London

London is the capital of England and the United Kingdom, being the chief metropolitan area in the United Kingdom, it is a leading global city prominent in arts, fashion, commerce, education, media and entertainment, healthcare, professional services, transport, finance, research and development and tourism. It is also tapped as the world’s most-visited city and described as a world cultural capital, the reason why this two-millennia-old city remains one of the most exhilarating places on earth.

What makes life invigorating in London are the following:

London 2012 Olympics

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The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially the Games of the XXX Olympiad, also known as London 2012, began in London on 27 July and will continue until 12 August 2012.

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Holidays to Majorca – A Dream Destination

It has been a long time since I have been able to go on a family holiday but that hasn’t stopped me from looking! I have saved hard this year and luckily enough been able to afford to take my family to a cottage for a few days – it will be the first family holiday we have ever been on. I am hoping in the next few years to be able to take them overseas on holiday to Majorca – it is somewhere I visited as a child and I would love to be able to take my children there so they can enjoy the same things as I did.

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The Annual return of the swallows at San Juan Capistrano

March is the best month of the year to visit and take a trip to Capistrano, for devoted Catholics to feel the emotion of the bells ringing as centuries ago, to witness and greet the incredible arrival of the Correntians swallows in their fantastic flight that takes place every 19th of March, St Joseph’s Day and more importantly the faith for believing in the Almighty.

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picture showing the the swallows

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