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5 FUN ACTIVITIES FOR ADRENALINE JUNKIES

Truth be told, living a normal life can get easily monotonous and boring. Waking up, going to work or school, repeat, for the several months is a routine that can get quite exhausting. That’s why we have hobbies that allow us to spend our energies on other projects that we are passionate about and get out of that rut. This keeps us motivated. There are some people who enjoy chilled indoor activities while others are always on the hunt for the next thing to keep their blood pumping and adrenaline flowing. They find the adventure of engaging in activities with…

Fun Activities for Groups of Adults in Texas

If you are planning a trip with a group of adults, sometimes it can be a bit frustrating finding things to do where everyone can join in the fun. This is often the case when it’s an office team-building getaway because there may be such a wide gap in personalities, ages, and, of course, levels of fitness. If you are looking for things to do in Texas, you need to look no farther. There is so much to see and do in Texas for people from all walks of life that one single trip may not be enough! Here’s just…

Keys Features to Look for When Choosing a Utile Survival Knife for the Outdoors

Regardless of the outdoor activity you prefer to indulge in; you need the appropriate equipment for the expedition. A fundamental outdoor tool for hiking or hunting is a survival knife. Have no clue what a survival knife is? It’s a multi-purpose knife that can perform a number of tasks such as different specialized tools but that which is mobile enough to be worn on the hip. The simplicity and even strength of these survival knives make them ideal for any outdoor activity such as camping. How then do know if the survival knife you choose to hang on your belt…

What To Know For a Family-Friendly Baltimore Trip

When you’re traveling with kids, particularly younger kids, you’re probably always trying to think of destinations that you can get to easily and that will have something to offer for everyone in your family. Baltimore, Maryland is an excellent option that checks these boxes and then some. It’s an urban area but it has nearby national parks and historic sites, there are places to camp if you’re planning to rent an RV, and there’s a lot of history nearby as well. The following are some things to keep in mind if you’re thinking about taking your family to the Baltimore…

Getting Your Car Road Worthy For Road Trips

Source With Christmas out of the way and spring well and truly on its way it’s coming up time to start thinking about those getaways for the spring half term, and maybe even summer. If you’re like millions of Britons, this is the year of the staycation with prices rising on the mainland and British holidays offering more in terms of choice, style and class. So what are your options for staycations in the UK? For one thing, roadtrips aren’t just for great swathes of road like in North America anymore! Many Britons across the UK are getting in on…

Which Tracks Would You Take To a Desert Island?

My good friend Gregory Lindae recently put me on to this radio show in the UK called Desert Island Discs. The idea of the show is that they bring celebs on who pick which 8 tracks they would take with them if they were stranded on a desert island. I have been listening to the show for sometime now and I really enjoy it. Listening to the show so much has really had me thinking, what would my desert island discs be? I have finally got my 8 together and I wanted to share them with you to see what you…

Chill Out In China – One Of Earth’s Greatest Locations

Source China is fast becoming a hot destination for not only backpackers but also those with a bit more cash to splash on a holiday. So here are 5 attractions perfect for those who want to go on a holiday to China to check out all the amazing things on offer. The Forbidden Palace, Beijing The Forbidden Palace is one of the most popular attractions in China. Dating back to 1420AD, this was the residence of numerous Emperors from several dynasties until 191AD. A UNESCO site, it heavily influenced other East Asian countries such as Japan with its architecture. The…

Just a Few Reasons Why You Should Splurge on Luxury Travel in 2018

If you are already looking at next year’s holiday plans then you will have no doubt already looked at a wide range of luxury holidays, before deciding that you would rather not spend that kind of money, and instead looking at cheaper options. I understand this entirely but every now and again, I love nothing more than a shameless splurge on a luxury holiday. Expensive holidays are not always tantamount to luxury holidays and so you must be careful when you are looking for a luxury experience. I can attest though, that spending that little bit extra is absolutely worth…

Four Festive Family Activities in Cambridge This Holiday Season

Source Cambridge is a great place to visit during the holiday season because its natural and historical spots somehow look more beautiful and magical with snow. In fact, the city is a hit when it comes to family holiday parties. Although Cambridge Christmas party venues aren’t the only reason that people come here during this time of the year. Here are four other festive family activities in Cambridge available this holiday season that you should definitely try with your family: Kid-friendly Theatre Productions During the holidays, theatres in Cambridge such as the Cambridge Junction and the Cambridge Arts Theatre have amazing…

Serviced Apartments vs. Hotel Accommodation in Brisbane

As the desire to travel only grows across the globe, travellers are faced with the inevitable expense of accommodation. Accommodation can easily become one of the more expensive parts of a trip and can also directly contribute to how enjoyable your stay is. Fortunately, from hostels through to private accommodation, there are countless accommodation types to choose from. Two of the more popular types of accommodation are serviced apartments and hotels. If you’re looking for Brisbane accommodation, you’ll likely be considering one of these options. So, how do they compare and what are their perks? This article breaks down the…