The Vibrant Yucatan peninsula has long been one of the main tourist hubs in Mexico. From the capital of Merida to the irresistible northeastern shores of Cancun, flocks of tourists arrive each year in order to enjoy the sunshine, activites and of course swimming and lounging by the Carribean sea. The resort town of Cancun could easily be considered as the leading resort as for the past years it has been attracting visitors exceeding the 3 million mark with its luxurious all inclusive resorts and amenities on offer. However things wee not always like that.
Holidays. The time that everyone longs for and everyone remembers. Packing your bags, leaving work and manic routine behind and leaving for a sunnier or at least different setting could provide you with experiences and fun that you wouldn’t even come close to otherwise. Anyone would love a holiday escape as much as the next person, however, when thinking of travelling, one of the things that immediately jumps to mind is budget. Budget can make or break a holiday as we all might be aware, however there’s no need to break the bank in order to embark on a new, exciting adventure. Here we have 10 of the best places to go to if you are after leaving the known world behind you and keeping your wallet happy.
Golden sand or black sand? Pebble or shingle? Greece or Spain? Whatever we do, this life is full of dilemmas and we certainly have a hard time choosing. In order to start making sense of our choices and narrowing down the options a bit, we have chosen to list some our favourite seaside destinations on the Northern coasts of the Mediterranean Sea. We can definitely say that this list will not be completely fair, as there are thousands of magnificent beaches around the coasts of the Mediterranean, some of which we might not even have heard about. Nevertheless, there are beaches and beaches and according to each person’s preferences the listing criteria might change significantly. As such, here we present you with our favourite 10 which we hope will inspire you to leave the rainy coasts of the Ol’ Blighty behind and go after the warm Mediterranean sun.
Amongst the most well-known long haul holiday destinations, Cancun, never ceases to amaze with its stunning white sand shores, tropical vegetation and vibrant spirit. This all inclusive holiday extravaganza has a lot to offer to anyone opting to spend some days away from home and as such, Cancun manages to be a thrilling overseas proposition regardless of what you might be looking for as a vacationer.
Amongst various offerings worldwide, beach holidays are all the rage. The feeling of soft sand getting in between your toes, the sun warming you up and the relaxing sound of waves splashing a few feet away, are amongst the most soothing offerings of nature. Pair that to beach bars serving you fresh cocktails by the seaside and the choice of activities and opting for a beach holiday over any other type of vacation becomes apparent! However not all people can afford the exotic goodness of the Caribbean and as such they have to remain within the confines of Europe. Worry not because if you decide to have your beach holidays in Europe you still have a huge variety of amazing places to choose from!
Booking holidays to the Dominican Republic usually entails tropical beaches, fine sands and lots of fun under the sun. All inclusive resorts and a multitude of restaurants will certainly satisfy your hunger after a long day at the beach by providing any kind of cuisine you might be after. However, the exotic and sunny Dominican Republic is also well endowed with a rich variety of traditional tasty dishes, combining Latin, African, Asian and local influences into a broad palette of flavours. Hard as it is to distinguish amongst the culinary goodness of the Dominican Republic, we have decided to present you with 5 of the most popular and unique dishes this sunny land has to offer.
As the popular song used to say ‘it is a man’s world’ but not anymore, as recent research suggests (source). Speaking about the matter at hand though, travel, women seem to be making all the decisions and possess the spending power to make them happen too. According to research by the Harvard Business Review, women control $15 trillion in purchases. This is quite a formidable amount as it accounts for more than India and China’s growth markets combined. As expected, a large amount of those funds trickles down on travelling expenses decided upon by women as research by suggests. Namely, 80% of travel decisions are made by women regardless of who is paying for the trip, where they go or who they travel with. As such, there has been a huge increase in travel companies devoted to women only travel during the past six years which amazingly surpasses 230%.
Welcome to the Dominican Republic! The Caribbean island of Hispaniola is amongst the most blessed on earth and we really can’t find enough good words to describe it. Home to rainforests, waterfalls, majestic mountains and of course endless tropical white sand beaches, holidays in the Dominican Republic are made for enjoying what the Caribbean landscape is about. As the beaches on offer on this part of the island are numerous, we have decided to mention our favourite and maybe persuade you to daydream and become one of the lucky travellers to have their holidays in the Dominican Republic.
Looking for exotic destinations to visit with family isn’t as easy as it initially seems. On one hand, the Majestic beaches, ruins and cenotes of Cancun, on the other the tropical, Caribbean goodness and stunning looks of the Dominican Republic. Say that you would like to visit both but realistically you only have the funds to do one. Which one do you choose? Choosing the ideal family holiday destination is not easy and the volume of information about both is simply too much to digest. Ideally we would advise you to follow your gut but in order to give it more of a reason to choose one destination over the other, here are the reasons and most possibly the answer to this mind boggling question. Family holidays in Cancun or Family holidays in the Dominican Republic?
We all know that February 14th marks a special occasion for couples worldwide. The day of love, hugs and all the romanticism of the world is sure something that should be celebrated and who would blame it! If flowers, romantic diners and gifts are one side of the coin, then a great exotic getaway with your loved one is probably the whole bank! Book your valentine’s holidays in Cancun and explore the Mayan ruins with your significant other or walk along the 7-mile beach in Jamaica holding hands -it’s all up to you and how you plan on showing your love. Choosing a destination to visit for valentine’s holidays however could be a daunting task, bearing in mind the multitude of options. Since we are amongst the undecided lot, we have decided to look at some of the most popular exotic destinations where the sun always shines and the picture perfect beaches are as indulging as ever, in order to help you decide on which is more appropriate.