Travel Photo of the Day: Rotorua (New Zealand)

Rotorua is a major tourist destination for both, domestic and international, tourists. This is why the tourism industry is by far the largest source of income for the district. It’s easy to see why. The distcit is popular for its geothermal activities and very notable geysers like the Pohutu Geyser at Whakarewarewa and hot mud pools.  Here’s a litte tidbit you might not know. Did...
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A Taste of the Past and the Future: China Group Tours

It is easy to get overwhelmed when one thinks of things to see and do in China. After all, this country is vast and is home to mega cities, millions of people, and a growing economy. Indeed, China is a country that likes to go big. Joining China group tours will bring you to the landmarks China is especially known for. First, you will traverse across the Great Wall, an ancient structure that has...
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Travel Photo of the Day: Library of Celsus

The Library of Celsus is an ancient Roman structure in Ephesus, Anatolia (now part of Selcuk, Turkey). It was built in honor of Roman Senator, Tiberius Julius Celsus Polemeanus and was one of the most impressive structures during the Roman Empire. It could store over 12,000 scrolls, making it the 3rd largest library and preservation of knowledge in the world and was also a mausoleum for...
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Travel Photo of the Day: Lake Louise

Did you know that Lake Louise is already the third name given to the famous lake? It was first named “Ho-Run-Num-Nay” by the Stoney Nakota First Nations people which means Lake of Little Fishes.  In 1882, another Stoney native guided a Canadian railway worker named Tom Wilson went to the lake who later named it Emerald Lake. It wasn’t until two years later when it was later...
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Travel Photo of the Day: Northern Lights

Catching a glimpse of the Northern Lights is practically on everybody’s bucket list and with good reason. The magnificent colorful dancing lights is a sight to behold and while the full details is not fully understood, we know that the Northern Lights happen when the sun’s electrically charged particles enters the earth’s atmosphere. If you are wondering where the best place to...
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Travel Photo of the Day: Christ the Redeemer

The statue of the Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is one of the most popular tourist attraction in the world. It was created by French sculptor, Paul Landowski, along with local Brazilian engineer Heitor de Silva Costa among others. The construction began in 1922 and was inaugurated in 1931. It stands 98 feet high not including the 26 feet pedestal it stands on. The arms of Christ...
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Travel Photo of the Day: Pura Bratan

Pura Ulun Danu Beratan or Pura Bratan is a a well known 11-storey Shaivite water temple in Bali, Indonesia.  It was built in 1633 on the shores of Lake Bratan near the mountains of Bedugul. The temple is also used for offerings to the Balinese water, lake and river goddess Dewi Danu. The lake itself serves as the main reservoir for the most parts of Bali so it is not only functional but also...
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Travel Photo of the Day: Leaning Tower of Pisa

The Leaning Tower of Pisa (Tower of Pisa) is one of Italy’s most iconic landmarks with its almost four degree lean as a result of an unstable building foundation. This bell tower was built around the 12th century  During construction, the tilt began due to one side of the tower standing on soft ground. It was unable to support the weight and the tilt continued to increase until after the...
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Cappadocia, Turkey: Soar and Witness the Sunset

A hot air balloon ride over Cappadocia in Turkey is a must when you visit. However, not all rides are created equal.  Ideally, your launch point should be before sunrise and away from the swarm of other hot air balloons. This way, it’s not too crowded and you’d be able to see the most spectacular sunrise of your life. Don’t go for the most expensive hot air balloon ride though...
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