Nothing quite beats the thrill of bumping into someone famous. Many of us long for the day we will bump into a princess or movie star at the grocery store or be sat beside them during a flight. And while many go to great lengths to protect their privacy, there are places you can visit which will increase your chances of catching a glimpse of a celebrity.
We will celebrate World Turtle Day on May 23, an annual event that helps bring awareness to protecting turtles and tortoises along with their vanishing habitats around the world. Over half of the world’s turtle and tortoise species are currently threatened with extinction, making it vital that we do all we can to them.
Whether they be manmade or natural, sacred sites around the world have a way of captivating the human spirit. Well known sacred sites like Uluru, Hagia Sophia, and Angkor Wat attract scores of visitors each year. Sacred sites are alluring whether people are looking for faith or inspiration, find themselves on a path of self enlightenment, or are simply curious.
Christmas is a fabulous holiday we all look forward to each year. But it can definitely bring with it a lot of stress. So why not take a break from it all this season by escaping to an exotic destination to spend the holidays.
Our favourite novels allow us to escape into another world. Our imaginations allow us to create a picture of what the story’s setting may look like. There are times, however, when authors choose real life places as the settings for their stories, places we can therefore actually visit.
Let’s face it - sometimes simply watching a movie just isn’t enough, and if you’re a diehard fan, you’ll likely collect memorabilia, have movie marathons, throw costume parties – anything to celebrate your most loved film/s.
Halloween, it’s a time of overindulging on sweets and showcasing our not so innocent side. What was once a more religious themed holiday has turned into a massive commercialised enterprise in the United States. Long gone are the days of its association with All Souls Day and All Saints Day where saints and the souls of Christians who died were honoured.
The world’s wonders have become exceedingly accessible in recent years, which is definitely a plus for travel lovers. However, the downfall is that as destinations become available to the masses, they tend to lose their magic and mystery.