Archive for August, 2009

A little about Australia

Friday, August 28th, 2009

Australia is the sixth largest country in the world in area and is made up two islands; the large mainland and the smaller state just off the coast, Tasmania. A constitutional monarchy, Australia was discovered by Europeans in the 17th century. While the culture of Australia is derived from the Europeans it has become very individual over the years to form it’s own, distinctly unique, Australian features. Thanks to large international tourism campaigns it is a very popular location for travelers and this makes up more than 4.7% of Australia’s GDP.

What To Bring For Your Vacation

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

On your next vacation include clothes for appropriate weather conditions. Toiletries including mosquito repellent, sunscreen, and a hand mirror. Keep your travel documents, passpport, visa, tickets, and travel insurance in a money belt. Bring alternative methods of paying for your trip besides cash, such as credit/debit cards, and travelers checks. Be prepared for emergencies with you first aid kit packed with gauze, band aids, antiseptic, and medications. Pack your camera, mp3 player, along with extra batteries.

Getting Ready For A Beach Vacation

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

Prepare yourself for your beach vacation by first creating a list of what you are going to need.
Include sunscreen, sunglasses for protection against the suns ultravilolet rays. The clothing you will bring will vary from region to region but keep in mind that weather conditions change so so warmer clothing and even rain gear may be necessary. Don’t forget gear for your vacation activities like surfing or snorkelling. Brind your camera, personal effects, and a first aid kit.

Top Vacation Spots For Kids

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

There are vacation spots for kids all over the world. Consider places that offer malls, games, and entertainment specifically for children. Other things to consider are the historical and cultural heritage of the locations you have in mind. A brief overview of top rated locations for kids would include New York, Mexico, Las Vegas, Hawaii, London, L.A, Disney Land, France, Dubai, and India. In the USA Virginia is popular, and offers fishing, parks, and trails.