It has been said that either you will fall in love with India or you will hate it. Travelling to India, especially for first time travellers, can be a serious culture shock.
The country is vast and has many different religions, cultures and cities and the hustle and bustle goes on all day.
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Ever seen an incredible hotel and resort on television and – with your mouth agape – wondered how much it must have cost to construct it?
With the price of construction reaching into the thousands of dollars per m2, it’s easy to understand why these monolith structures cost so much to construct and the ones mentioned below are the most expensive in history – so far.
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Even a trip to the supermarket with your kids in tow can be stressful, never mind packing your luggage and heading off to international destination. However, as daunting as it is, being well-prepared will lower the stress levels and make for an enjoyable vacation for all the members of your travel party – no matter how little.
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South Africa is a destination that many travellers wish they could visit. The country offers beautiful landscapes, a variety of cultures and a rich history. South Africa offers excellent accommodation for visitors to this wonderful country.
1. The Cape Grace
The Cape Grace is located in Cape Town at the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. The waterfront is always bustling and there is lots to see and do at the Waterfront. The Cape Grace is a luxury hotel and offers an elegant, warm atmosphere.
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While there may be people who have a trip to Mars amongst their bucket list items, this will likely be unattainable for most in our lifetime.
However, this doesn’t mean that there aren’t plenty of unforgettable experiences which are totally attainable. If you consider yourself adventurous, be sure to add these 8 experiences to your bucket list immediately.
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Travelling the world is a dream of many, but most are under the impression that’s a completely unattainable goal owing to the undeniable expense.
However, we are here to tell you that travelling the world is absolutely attainable and our top tips for travelling on a shoestring budget will make it easy.
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The oldest hotel in the world, the Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan in Japan, first opened its doors in 705 and welcomed samurais to their hot springs.
In fact, most of the world’s oldest hotels still in existence today, which still stand in their original location, are in Japan!
Be sure to head to any of these incredible hotels for hospitality which has stood the test of time.
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So it’s time to create the bucket list you’ve always dreamed of, but where do you begin? We’ve made it easy by collecting a few breath-taking places to see before you die. So back your bags, renew your passport, and hit the open road!
1. The Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Spanning over 2200km, the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland Australia is the largest collection of coral reefs in the world.
So large that it can be seen from space, it’s one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World and offers a most unforgettable diving experience.
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Luxurious, opulent, grand, lavish, palatial, extravagant…there are many words which can be used to describe the world’s most luxurious hotels, but no matter how you articulate it, the 5-star treatment offered will make you feel like instant royalty.
Not only are these the most luxurious hotels in the world, but they’re also the most expensive. Pack your Louis Vuitton luggage and head off into the sunset!
1. Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
Emirates Palace is made up of 394 rooms and suites, 40 meeting and conference room, a glistening white sand beach, countless pools and fountains, a plush spa, marble imported from 13 different countries, over 1,000 crystal chandeliers, and cost approximately $3 billion to build.
Boasting the most distinguished marina development in the Middle East, the Emirates Palace is best described as a fortress of pleasure.
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Travelling the world offers many unique, once-in-a-lifetime experiences, but why not guarantee that you’ll have a vacation you won’t soon forget by spending a night or two in an unusual hotel?
Here are some of the world’s most unusual hotels.
1. Crane Hotel Faralda, Netherlands
Based in promising Amsterdam Noord, the Crane Hotel Faralda is a three-suite property housed in a converted crane and offers spectacular views of the city.
Equal parts opulent and obscure; the Crane Hotel Faralda is perfect if you’re looking for something different, but best avoided if you’re not a fan of heights!
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