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South America Travel

Posted by admin on Sep-17-2014

Visiting South America is an exciting prospect with it’s vibrant, passionate culture, the music, dancing and fabulous beaches. The continent has some of the worlds most exciting cities, rainforests, jungles and mountains.

Rio de Janeiro

Every day feels like a carnival in Rio de Janeiro, you are never far from the pulse of the samba. Situated between glorious beaches and lush mountains it’s a perfect place for a lively holiday.


The weather never gets cold in Rio, the rainy season is from October to January and temperatures can drop to 23C. The humid climate reaches 28C in the summer.

Transport: how to get there and around

The airport in Rio serves flights from all of Latin America, Brazil, and beyond. Long distance buses depart from Novo Rio Rodoviaria.

Getting around the city can be a little uncomfortable on the often crowded buses. For a cooler option try the air-conditioned subway which covers part of the city.

Accommodation: Luxury to budget stays

The internet can offer some of the best information on the cost, range and location of hotels in Rio de Janeiro.

Attractions & Events

*Unforgettable Costumes, dancing and body painting are paraded through the streets for the famous 5 day Carnaval. This event starts on the Friday before Ash Wednesday.

* Throughout June is the Fiestas Junina, which takes place in public squares in the city.

*Festa de NS da Gloria do Outeiro is celebrated with street parades and stalls on 15 August.

*Each Sunday in October the religious festival Festa da Penha takes place.


Best Deals Travel

Posted by admin on Sep-15-2014

When you think of summer vacations, you mainly picture families with young children. However, the older generation also likes to travel and senior holidays are quite popular. So if you are a senior and you would love to travel this summer, why not consider taking a summer vacation? There are so many different places that you can travel to so really it is up to you as to where you want to go.

Planning a Senior Summer Vacation

Everybody has their own idea of what the perfect summer vacation would entail. So, when it comes to choosing the perfect senior vacation, you just think about what it is you would like to do. Would you like to try something a little different? Just because you are older, it does not mean that you have to settle with a holiday which allows you only to sit back and relax. So if you want to do something different then doing it on a summer vacation would be a great idea. Perhaps you have always wanted to go on a cruise? If so that option is open to you. Whatever you want to do, you can do it and you may even find senior citizen discounts too.

The main thing that you want to avoid on your vacation, are families and younger people. The last thing you want is to turn up to a destination where younger people are rowdy and constantly drinking. So this means that destinations such as parts of Spain and Europe, Ibiza and other built up tourist destinations should be avoided. Also, before you travel abroad you need to consider your health and whether you are up to travelling long distances. Even if you have to stay within the same Country, there is mostly still plenty to do and you can still have a fantastic time.

It is always worth researching the discounts that may be available to you as a senior citizen. Several travel companies do offer good deals for seniors and so whenever you can take up these offers it would be a good idea. Just remember that no matter where you go, the main aim is to avoid the younger crowd and to ensure that the destination you are travelling to has all of the necessary attractions that you are looking for.

Travel video about destination Costa Rica. Costa Rica was sparsely inhabited by indigenous people before it came under Spanish rule in the 16th century. Once. . .

Package Deal Vacations

Posted by admin on Sep-13-2014

In too many places you are limited to motel/resort style room, which limits the size of family that can be accommodated. Facilities are also limited in that you are unable to cook or do your own clothes washing, which will considerably add to the cost of your vacation.

Apartment resorts catering to the tourist have 1,2 or 3 bedrooms allowing a family of 6+ to holiday in comfort. The apartments are all fully self-contained with full cooking and laundry facilities. Even if you have toddlers you are catered for with cots and high chairs available for your use. They are basically a home away from home. Check which resorts have which facilities, eg. pools, kids club, etc as
each one will be different.

Depending on what you require of your vacation different regions offer varying activities. The Great Barrier Reef offers some of the best diving and snorkeling in the world. Many of the surf breaks are used for the pro surfing competitions and if game fishing is your thing there are an abundant of oppurtunity to
catch a big one. Theme parks are always good value for the family and are centered around the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast.

No matter what you and your family require you will be well looked after along the eastern coast of Australia.

Actual footage of people being eaten while on vacation. Shocking footage you cannot miss .