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Things to do in Santorini, Greece in 2021

Aegean Sea, Santorini - Ross French - January 8, 2021

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Santorini is one of the most serene places to escape the daily hustle-bustle of life. We often wish to go one a vacation that will be thrilling and serene both at the same time. Santorini is that dream you have been waiting to live. While international travel is paused due to the pandemic, in no time, we hope everything will resume soon. Plan your next destination soon. If you are planning to go to the dreamland, Here are the things to do in Santorini: Continue Reading

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5 Best Destinations to go Island Hopping

Caribbean, Travel Blog, Travel Tips - Ross French - January 24, 2019

Island hopping is a buzzing trend in the world of sea lovers where people go from one island to the other to reach the sea. The thrill of going from one place to other, covering all the islands in an archipelago, using different transportation systems – from boats to ferries, cars and airplanes – makes it a must-try for most lovers of the beach and sun. If you decide to go on an Island hopping holiday, make sure you choose your destination carefully.

Read on to know about five top places where you can do island hopping and have lots of fun with friends and family.

5 Best Destinations to go Island Hopping

1. Greece

 

One of the most beautiful countries in the world, Greece works well for island hopping as well. The country comes with a number of beautiful islands like Santorini, Crete, Rhodes, Zante, Corfu, and so many more, which are bound to make your vacation prettier and happier. You can choose your itinerary as per your passions – go for the food or the iconic mythology – and enjoy the sun and the sea on one of the oldest civilisations in the world.

2. Caribbean Islands

One of the most popular destinations for island hopping, the Caribbean offers you a lot in terms of exploration. You can take a cruise or visit places like San Juan, Orcas Island, Guadeloupe and many more on your vacation. The sandy beaches and the turquoise water, mixed with the exquisite appeal of the local culture and traditions make the Caribbean a must add on your island hopping bucket list.

3. Fiji

No place in the world is better for island hopping than Fiji. Complete with over 300 plus islands, Fiji has a number of ferry/boat options to go through these islands and make your trip real fun. You can enjoy different cities and locales of the country if you opt for a combined set of places you want to visit. The blue, clear waters and the sand along with coral reefs make Fiji every bit as instagrammable as you imagine. You can also enjoy activities like snorkeling, surfing, etc. on your trip.

4. Florida

Florida Keys is the answer to all your queries if you want to go island hopping in the United States. The islands are perfect for a number of fun activities in the sea from scuba diving to snorkeling. The bonus are the beauteous Floridan sunsets. You may prefer to take a ferry which will make your trip even more magical. You can visit places like Islamorada, Dry Tortugas, Key West and Key Largo during your island hopping here.

5. Scotland

As with everything else in the country, the Scottish islands are a wonderful treat to all lovers of nature. There are around 800 islands, grouped in four parts – Shetland, Inner Hebrides, Orkney and Outer Hebrides, however, it is not exactly a tropical experience. The best thing about Scotland is the fact that you can drive around in your car, in some cases, from one island to another, which is good for travellers on a shoestring budget. Ferries also go from place to place, so be sure to check that out.

One of the best ways to enjoy island hopping and reduce costs is to have a big group. So, get out with your besties and go to the beach this year!

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Most Enchanting and Colorful Cities in the World

Destinations, Travel Blog - Ross French - September 30, 2016

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While most urban communities are dull with sections of land of exhausting dark cement, there are some captivating and brilliant urban communities that are made all the more engaging for inhabitants and visitors.

Stockholm, Sweden

Sprawling more than 14 islands roosted on the banks of the Baltic Sea, an enormously cosmopolitan city of Stockholm has a great deal to offer. Medieval strongholds going back to the thirteenth century, shocking engineering, royal residences, noteworthy structures and tall tale châteaux all scattered between breeze unsettled lakes and moving field. Inebriating and captivating,Stockholm is absolutely a standout amongst the most charming and beautiful cities on the planet.

Lima, Peru

Lima is a stunning and delightfully appealing city you ought to consider going by. Pressed one end to the other with individuals, and the absolute most great religious spots going back to the sixteenth century, Lima is a lovely city that can be investigated consistently. There’s continually something going on and celebrations, parades, festivities and markets, making this an awesome spot for any explorer.

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Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles

Stunning colonial architecture and Dutch-styled homes and buildings all line the streets and the coastline of the southern coast of Curacao in the wonderful Caribbean Sea. The capital of Curacao, Willemstad is split into two main regions by a deep but narrow channel the Santa Ana Bay. Otrobanda is to the west and Punda is to the east. The jam-packed city center with its quirky architecture attracts many visitors from all parts of the world.

G uanajuato City, Mexico

A culturally rich and idiosyncratic city of Guanajuato is likewise world’s bright city. With numerous legends and myths encompassing the city, there are a few stories overtop about the captivating local people and gone however not overlooked inhabitants. Various stories of satisfaction and hardship, and love and detest will be sufficient to spellbind your spirit. There are numerous International festivals, dance, music and drama performances as well as cultural showcases.

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Valparaiso, Chile

Sprawling, notable, vivid and glorious Valparaiso gloats a delightful exhibit of houses of prayer, galleries, old pioneer structures and chapels. It’s a necessary port side city furthermore an appreciated stop off for various voyage ships. Sightseers ought not visit Valparaiso without an excursion to the Naval Museum, which brags a remarkable showcase of the Chile’s history.

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Places to Visit in Greece

Destinations, Travel Tips - Ross French - January 9, 2016

Check out the following places and include it in your bucket list.

Holidays in Heraklion

Located between the prefectures of Rethymno and Lassithi, on the eastern side of Crete, Heraklion is that the most well-liked region of the island. It hosts several busy places with intense nightlife, as well as Malia, Hersonissos, Ammoudara and Agia Pelagia, but additionally several peaceful family places, notably on the southern side. As Heraklion Greece was the most field where the Minoan civilization flourished, you must not miss a visit to the Minoan Palaces of Knossos and Phaestos. A drive around Heraklion in island also will bring you to ancient villages, Medieval castles, Byzantine monasteries and nice beach places to relax. This region combines busy resorts and secluded coves. Continue Reading

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