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Spellbinding red-rock desert, dramatic canyons and high-altitude forests are just a few of the wonders to discover in Zion National Park in the state of Utah, USA. A visit last month showed me a red-rock wonderland created by wind, water, and snow that is almost too spectacular to believe. Zion is the third most visited park in the USA for very good reason. It is large, accessible and downright dramatic. The few hours I spent in the park were clearly not enough. It deserves several days of your time. Human use of the area dates...

Source Shaza hotels, a member of the Global Hotel Alliance, is one of the premium brands for luxury hotels in Riyadh and other Middle Eastern regions, catering to both business and leisure travellers. Located across a range of picturesque views and inspired by the fabled Silk Route, their hotels are designed with the intention of helping travellers weave stories away from the hustle and bustle of the city. With a touch of the old-style caravansary, which supported trade in earlier times, Shaza is dipped in the essence of warm hospitality...

Summer is the prime season for home hunting in Southern California. Whether you’re searching for condos for sale Santa Monica or single-family homes in Redondo Beach, it’s virtually guaranteed to be an exciting experience. When you’re ready to unwind after a productive day and get to know your new neck of the woods, these are five of the best outdoor concerts to catch in Los Angeles this summer. KCRW Summer Nights The KCRW Summer Nights concert series celebrates its 10th anniversary this summer, with free shows...

If you want to be a successful fisherman or angler, you need to start with the basics. Read more about anglers in this link here. You need to know the essential pieces of equipment, and you need to know how to properly use them. This article is a guide on several areas of fishing. After you finish reading this, you will get a lot of ideas on how to choose the right tackle, the kind of reel and rod to use, and other needed equipment each angler should carry with them. Basic Gear for Anglers This is a breakdown of the kinds of...

It’s common for European company executives to travel to the U.S. on business, but more often than not it’ll be a personal trip. Either traveling solo, going with a group of friends or as a family – should you, unfortunately, get injured while over there, it’s heart-breaking and upsetting at the same time. It would certainly affect your time away and cause pain and suffering having to deal with a hospital to hopefully get fixed up while still in the States. Here are a few considerations to bear in mind should you or someone...

For erstwhile adventurers and those with a sense of wanderlust, an American road trip is often included on the list of dream destinations. Doing everything bigger and better, the good old US of A knows how to make its mark on the world, so it’s no surprise you’d want to see it up close and personal.  But where to go when you follow in the footsteps of those before you and hire a campervan? With so many fantastic cities for travellers to discover, it’s hard to narrow it down to just a few, but here are three that...

When looking for new motorcycle helmets to protect your head, and to ramp up the cool factor on your appearance, it’s important to know something about DOT standards for headgear. These standards are mandatory on all helmets sold in the U.S. The standards are enforced by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration—its long name lets you how important it is. Essentially the standards and regulations are in place to protect bike riders from serious injury. The Basics of DOT Helmet Certification When buying motorcycle...

Postcard-worthy towns and villages are high on my list when visiting Europe and Rothenburg ob der Tauber currently tops my list as a charming fairytale town. Completely surrounded by a wall with archways and fortified gates, and containing pastel coloured, half-timbered buildings, the Old Town has serious charm and medieval German cuteness that will astound you. In the Middle Ages, Rothenburg was Germany’s second-largest city, Today, it’s the country’s most exciting medieval town, enjoying tremendous popularity...

They say life begins when you retire. If you’re nearing retirement or are already enjoying your work-free lifestyle, you may find you have more free time and cash to spend travelling. The world is your oyster, so why not get out there and enjoy it? The European continent has something for everyone; it’s full of history, has plenty of culture and there are so many places that gain hot temperatures and places that are cooler, it depends on where you end up visiting. There are some real beauty spots and places of interest to visit,...

It was once one of the fastest growing tourist areas in Thailand. Then it was hit by a massive tsunami. Now it is a charming retreat from the hustle of Phuket. With excellent accommodation options, several interesting attractions, and a growing reputation in the trade, Khao Lak is again proving to be an appealing destination for many travellers. Before you go, you need to understand the pros and cons of this destination. The pros are nice beachside resorts, white sandy beaches, a laid-back vibe ideal for relaxing, and some enjoyable...