Category: Travel & Destinations

The Best 5-Star Hotels in Serengiti

Are you planning to visit Serengiti? If you aim to have the most wonderful five-star hotel experience in Tanzania, we have listed some of the best hotels that you may want to try. Let’s get the ball rolling and check this out.

Melia Serengeti Lodge

This hotel offers a year-round infinity pool for tourist craving for a much-needed relaxation. Melia Serengeti Lodge offers elegant rooms and suites that offer breathtaking views of the Serengeti. There is a WiFi for every room and a safety box where you can place your valuables in a secure place. To add to the advantage, the hotel also provides mosquito gauze and a ceiling fan to deter common insects.

We also love the hotel manager. The staff is friendly and dedicated to giving everyone a great experience while staying in the hotel. Every penny is definitely worth spending in this hotel in Serengeti.

Mbalegiti Serengeti

This hotel is an ideal choice for vacationers who need to refresh themselves and get away from the hustle bustle of the city. It has an outdoor swimming pool and WiFi access for everyone.  Located inside the Serengeti National Park, this hotel provides everyone a chance to have a relaxing stay. There is an onsite bar and a terrace where you can ponder about life and just enjoy every moment of your vacation without thinking of your work.

The units in the lodge are fitted with a fan, safety deposit box and mosquito net. Each room has a private bathroom with free toiletries.

Asanja Africa

Do you prefer a view of the plains of the Serengeti in Asanja Africa? You’ll never get wrong with Asanja Africa hotel. This place features a restaurant and parking on site. It is actually a camp that lets you enjoy a secluded stay amidst the Moru Kopjes.

All the tents are overlooking a gorgeous garden. There is a private veranda in each room where you can enjoy a great view of Serengeti. Like most hotels, the establishment also provides safety protection from sharks such as mosquito net and repellants.

7 Coolest Things You Must Do In Texas

Texas is commonly known as the Lone Star State for its status as an independent state. Although a lot of people believe there is nothing much to do in Texas, this country is actually full of hidden gems waiting for you to discover. Whether you were born in this lovely state or simply visiting, here are some of the coolest things you can do in Texas that you should be in your official bucket list.

Conquer the 19 best burgers in Texas

Did you know that you can go burger-road-tripping in Texas? Yes, that is right! Texas is home to various restaurants and diners that offer the best burgers in the world. Almost every person who visited this state must have tasted at least one of these burgers but they don’t know there are only 19 best-tasting burgers in the country. Drop by Seabrook’s and try its famous Bean Burger or get Tookie’s “Burger from Hell”. You can also try the Blue Ribbon Burger at San Antonio’s Cured.

We toured the San Antonio Riverwalk on vacation with our friends to celebrate 10 years of being in business together (www.ChandlerPaintingPros.com). The food and entertainment is amazing. We highly recommend you give it a try.

Go boating on the river

If you have a boat, you can actually experience boating in Texas’s river. Otherwise, you can simply try floating and taking a dip in it. You can invite your friends on a sunny weather day, bring some booze, and beat the heat while listening to some good music.

Camp at Enchanted Rock

Do you love some thrills? You can camp at the Enchanted Rock, which is one of the biggest granite domes. People in Texas believe that the area is haunted as people who camp here are believed to become invisible during the night. Why don’t you try it and find if the myths were ever true.

Hop to South Padre Island

South Padre Island is one of the coolest beach bars in the world. If you have more time and some extra cash, you can go island hopping and experience the exciting nightlife in this popular island. Tug some friends along to have more fun.

Visit the Rothko Chapel

Who says visiting a chapel isn’t cool? The Rothko Chapel is one of the 500 World’s Most Sacred places and even landed a spot on the National Geographic. Setting foot to this holy place is not just cool. This place sends a positive energy that encourages faith in people. In fact, there are 80,000 people who come to visit this place.


Essential Things To Know About Travel to Grenadines

Are you a savvy traveller?  Travelling around the world is probably one of the best things everyone can experience. However, not everybody in the world is given the means to set foot on their dream destination. So if you finally have the budget, you should take into considering this one of the beautiful places in the world – The Grenadines!

If it is your first time to hear about this gem in the Caribbean, here are some things you need to know before going to Grenadines.

· Grenadines is not that expensive.  You can have a decent room for just $100 in this beautiful city. Accommodations in Grenadines range from small inns and guest house houses.  You will never run out of options whether you are going alone or you are with your significant others.

· You don’t have to exchange your money with other currency when you reach Grenadines. Dollars are widely accepted in the city but you need to make sure that you have extra cash on hand. Most of the people in the Grenadines don’t know what ATMs are.  It is also hard to find ATMs in the area which would require you to prepare some cash before you travel to the country.

· The best way to visit Grenadines is between May and December when the weather is moderately humid.  You can head to the Tobago Cays, which is a legendary snorkeling destination in the country. Another diving destination is the Horseshoe Reef that offers a colorful dive. Just make sure you have complete gears to keep you safe in your adventures.

· Grenadines is the best jump-off point to set sail to the most beautiful remote destinations.  There are three bareboat charters on three islands including St. Vincent, Bequia, and Union. When you arrive at a perfect time, you can actually charter a sailboat and sail around the fantastic ocean of the Caribbean.

· You will never go hungry when in Grenadines.   Island food runs toward spicy fried chicken and beef with rice.  Grenadine’s speciality includes Italian gourmet. You can choose between exotic and casual sea foods. This place is not just about cruising and sailing. It’s also about going into adventures with food.

Grenadines is one of the best destinations in the world whether you want to relax or have an adventure.  We hope that these tips will be useful for your trip. Enjoy your vacation!

8 Reasons Why You Should Visit Seychelles

Seychelles might sound like a name of a goddess. But this hidden gem off the eastern coast of South Africa has been home to sprawling acres of white sand beaches and turquoise waters. Perhaps this place is not known to many people across the globe yet but most of the people who have visited this tiny island have always spoken about how beautiful it is. So if you are still planning for your next destination, here are some reasons that you can use.

The weather is beautiful all year round.

Seychelles is a great destination if you plan to have a long relaxing vacation. The place boasts a fair weather condition all year round making it conducive for a lot of sea activities. Even where there is traditionally more rain, it is always warm in this place. The rain never lasts long which means that you enjoy an extended summer and have more fun and adventure.

It is home to spectacular hiking trails.

Fortunately, Seychelles don’t only have beautiful beaches for you to enjoy. There are some outstanding hikes in the place with varying difficulties.  Hiking in Seychelles is one way to burn calories after eating some delicious meals around the area.

The authentic Creole food is fantastic!

Have you ever tasted the world’s most delicious octopus curry? If not, then going to Seychelles will be your next dream escapade. You can also find some great restaurants that offer the freshest-grilled fish straight from the Indian Ocean and the ultimate sweet coconut nougat. Seychelles indeed is a perfect destination for food lovers and aspiring chefs who are looking for some inspirations for their cooking.

Seychelles is high on “look-out” list of animals for nature lovers.

There are many endangered species in Seychelles waiting to be seen by every human being.  These include the hawksbill and green turtle, Aldabra giant tortoise, and the paradise flycatchers. In fact, there are 65 different kinds of species that consider Seychelles as their primary home.

It is your chance to see the biggest nut in the world.

Seychelles is truly full of natural wonders like the endemic Coco de Mer – the insanely huge nut. Seriously, Coco de Mer has a giant nut which you cannot find anywhere in the world. In fact, people have a common belief that the nut only falls during the night adding more wonders and delight to the area. 


Best Places to Travel in Oman

The Sultanate of Oman is located on the edge of the Arabian Peninsula, you will find exotic travel destinations here that are full of incredible tourist attractions. The capital of Oman, Muscat is so far one of the most popular travel destinations in Oman but it only covers a small part of the awesomeness of this country.

As a traveller, you will experience, desert landscapes, incredible mountain ranges, historic forts, warm beaches, and much more.

While travelling to Oman you may be thinking about which places you should visit there. To clear this confusion, I have shortlisted some of the best tourist attractions and cities in the Sultanate of Oman. So, let’s take a look at them.

Muscat – The Capital City

If you want to visit only one place in Oman then go for a tour in Muscat. This city is full of beautiful forts, museums, palaces, markets, and much more. One of the most popular tourist attraction here is Qasr Al Alam Royal Palace. Though you are not allowed to check out the interior of the palace still you can head towards the harbour in order to get a close view of the amazing architecture of Qasr Al Alam Royal Palace. 

Besides this palace, there are twin forts nearby as well which are known as Al Jalali and Al Mirani. These forts are now converted into Museums so that everyone can visit them. Another important tourist attraction in Muscat is Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque which admires features like an enormous crystal chandelier, marble wall panels, and the second largest Persian carpet in the world. The non-Muslim, travellers are also allowed to visit the magnificent architecture of this mosque as well.

Nizwa

Nizwa is one of the simplest places that you should visit in Oman. The Nizwa fort was constructed in the 17th Century under the direction of Sultan Bin Saif Al Ya’ribi. This fort is well-known because of its defence mechanisms such as the honey traps, and the strategically shaped windows, the large cylindrical tower that was used for approaching enemies maybe. You can check out the outdoor market of the unusual goat market here in order to explore this place. This fort is now a museum that showcases the 17th century life of Oman. Some of the famous tourist attractions in Nizwa include Souk, the outdoor market, and much more. 

Musandam Fjords

The Musandam Peninsula is located in the Northern portion of Oman, this portion is a bit separated from the rest part of the country due to the United Arab Emirates. This region is isolated, and this area has served as a home for residents of Mountain Villages and in the coastal communities. The Musandam Fjords is enriched with many spectacular views. If you are planning to travel to Oman then do not forget to visit this awesome place.

You can have a boat trip here. Also, wildlife is abundant in this region. All of these factors make this place among one of the best places that you should visit as a nature lover.