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3 Ways to Make the Most of the Beach Before the Summer Ends

The summer isn’t quite over yet, which means there’s still time to enjoy these exciting page turners, podcasts and puzzles on your next trip to the beach:

Studies Find Hunters Not Using Hearing Protection at High Risk of Hearing Loss

Depending on where you live in the U.S., hunting season for large-game and fowl is open, or is about to be. For many gun owners, this means the risk of hearing loss goes up as large bore rifles and shotguns come off the racks and out of safes to see action once again. As men, women and children head out to the fields, forests and blinds, experts have offered a number of options to protect their hearing, their health and their hunt.

How to Grab a Bite to Eat and Help the Planet

You CAN grab something to eat, enjoy every bite, AND help the planet..

How to Save Money AND help the planet

Don't all of us love to have the money to do the fun things that bring us joy? Not that all fun things require money, mind you, on the contrary! But have you ever wanted to read that awesome-looking new book, eat at that new green restaurant in town or throw a party for friends and family..

Spanish Courses in Spain

Spain: sun, sea, sand and Spanish..

Maples for Autumn Colour

As the weather cools in late summer and the days shorten noticeably so the deciduous trees and shrubs begin to withdraw chlorophyll from their leaves in preparation for the winter shutdown. With less of that vital green pigment to mask them, the other colours within the leaves begin to show through.

Too much to do in London!

No one can truly say they know London well. To know London completely is impossible.

Shark Pictures Not The Real Thing

Pictures of a massive dead Great White shark on the back of a bakkie are doing the rounds on email with the subject line saying "Caught at Monwabisi and Strandfontein Beach yesterday" - but experts have dismissed it as a hoax.The grim pictures show the shark with a hook and trace still attached.

Japanese Garden of Monaco

Have you ever seen an authentic Japanese garden? Well, I had the chance of seeing the one in Monaco and was really impressed too. Wanna taste a little Japanese culture? Stepping on this ground is escaping from the real world into a fantasy land.

Greek Food

A meal in Greece is highlighted with a selection of hot and cold plates known as mezedes. Soups are few but they are meals by themselves.

Ultralight Backpacking Versus Traditional Backpacking

Contrary to what many think, ultralight backpacking is not just about the freedom to hike more miles or to take your whole pack up the mountain with you. It is also about comfort and safety.

Side-Tripping in Montana

Nightlife in Big Sky, Montana is more exciting than you would think. Especially for a pair of happy-go-lucky California girls in town just for the heck of it, on a spur-of-the-moment vacation in search of a Western adventure.

Three Places to Interact with Dolphins in Hawaii

Visitors to Hawaii frequently see dolphins from shore or on a whale-watching cruise or fishing boat. Visitors sometimes happen to be in the water snorkeling or kayaking when a pod of dolphins swims by.

Where to Find Some of the Best Beaches in the World

We think that Cape Town has some of the best beaches in the world.You can choose beaches which are on the Indian Ocean, with warm water, or those on the colder Atlantic Ocean.

Review: Russell Shortos The Island At The Center Of The World

Up to now the preponderant view held by many historians is that Dutch contribution to American history and particularly to that of New York has been one of irrelevancy. As we no doubt realize, the winners write history, and unfortunately, whatever the losers may have contributed, it seems to be lost or forgotten in the shuffle.

Amazing Trek Across TIbet!

Today Bookpleasures and Sketchandtravel are pleased to have as our guest, Brandon Wilson, author of Yak Butter Blues.In 1992, Brandon and his wife Cheryl travelled 40 days from early October to the end of November in 1992 over 1000 kilometers travelling along the ancient pilgrimage route across Tibet.

Traveling To and Around Hawaii, A First-Time Visitors Primer

Six different islands in Hawaii are open to tourism. Most first-timers planning a trip to one or more than one island have numerous questions relating to where exactly to go and how exactly to get there.

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10/15/2021 10:26 AM
Ideas on How to Select a Right Gujarat Travel Agency?
When you are planning to visit in Gujarat, must need to find a good Rann Utsav tour operator or agency in India. Here we are discussing, how to know about the best travel agencies operating Rann of Kutch festival tour organizing by Gujarat tourism. For this, you need to look at nowhere else but the internet.
07/15/2021 05:56 PM
Three Himalayan Treks for Children Can Make Your Kids Strong and Responsible
Hiking is a very special activity for the kids to build their fitness and sense of responsibility. Himalayan treks for children is an important learning as well as entertaining activity. Parents need to choose the suitable Himalayan treks for their kids.
06/30/2021 02:12 PM
Discovering a Rich Heritage at Mount Rushmore - A Binoy Nazareth Adventure
Charismatic. Colossal. Cultural.
06/09/2021 09:13 AM
Best Things To Do at Everglades National Park
While Everglades National Park may conjure images of hot and humid weather with mosquitos and alligators, there is so much more to this unique climate that is brimming with beauty and mystique. As the third-largest national park in the U.S (about 2,400 square miles!), unless you have access to a boat, most visitors only scratch the surface and visit a fraction of the area.
06/01/2021 08:46 AM
The Mission Mountains
Many people appreciate a vacation location that features a stunning view. Especially, in open spaces, many people might simultaneously experience the view and still feel like it was a private experience just for themselves. You might be surprised to learn about one great experience for all that is also just for you.
05/10/2021 05:34 PM
Dubai Safari: Entertainment for the Day
Ever since Dubai came on the world map as a tourist and financial center the government of Dubai has been making many efforts to make the stay of visitors to this area memorable. One of the most popular tourist activities of Dubai is the famous Dubai Desert Safari. There was a time when Dubai had millions of tourists every year but times have changed and now the tourist traffic is reduced because of the Wuhan Virus, yet the few who come can still savor the desert safari.
04/20/2021 11:48 AM
Staying Sane in the Heart of the City
rowing up in semi-rural Northumberland, I have long been accustomed to residing in scenic and ecologically diverse areas. I am used to the presence of bustling nature reserves a mere stones throw from my front door and green-fringed streets ringing with the chirrup of Tree Sparrows.
03/01/2021 09:10 AM
Cu Bicicleta
Hello I'll tell you a bicycle adventure. I was very sick after a car accident, I could go about 200 yards a day and started to like to ride on the bike because it gave me freedom of movement and so I felt like it still lives. One day after lunch I had the idea to go cycling in a long race, more precisely I thought of a 150-kilometer round trip to Namaiesti.
01/04/2021 01:45 PM
The Melting Moon
This article is all about one of my travel experience to Goa. One of the night while I was sitting in the balcony of my rented Pent house, I just couldn't take my eyes off the glittering Ocean. The reflection of the moon in the Ocean forced me to pen down the beauty of nature.
09/18/2020 10:49 AM
4 Important Beach Camping Hacks You Should Know About
Beach camping is a lot of fun, especially if planned carefully. If you're going on one soon, follow these important beach camping hacks to make your trip more enjoyable!
08/28/2020 12:00 PM
The Al Lain Zoo in UAE Is a DElight
Visiting the AlAin zoo in Abu Dhabi in the UAE is a day well spent. Lovely place in natural surroundings and that is a boon in present times No visit to Dubai is complete without a visit to the famous Alain zoo in the green of Abu Dhabi with all its exotic animals. I have already written that a visit to Dubai is like going on a visit to Eldorado.
04/20/2020 10:05 AM
Rocks, Minerals, and Gems-Collecting in USA
Rock collecting is educational and fun for many people. Some people treat it as a hobby and others as a career. As hobbyists it is fun splitting rocks open to see a hidden mystery. Will the reveal be unknown, a mineral, a crystal, or a gem?
02/21/2020 12:05 PM
5 Fishing Tips and Tricks For Beginners
Fishing is another exciting activity to try if you love the outdoors. Follow these fishing tips and tricks for beginners to get started!
12/18/2019 03:13 PM
How to Choose an International Hospital in Europe
When you are planning to go on a vacation, the last thing on your mind might probably be a hospital. Nobody wants to think about something negative while on vacation. More so, you always have your phone in case of emergency. We don't want anything to happen so here are some things to do.
11/14/2019 02:44 PM
Boating For Beginners: 5 Tips To Make Your Experience Safe And Enjoyable
Boating is a fun activity whether you're going solo or riding with your family. Follow these boating tips to make your first time safe and enjoyable!
09/16/2019 09:24 AM
3 Fun Camping Games For Adults That You Have To Play
Who says that games are only for children? The next time you're outdoors, play these super fun camping games for adults!
08/28/2019 11:37 AM
Canadian Rocky Mountains and Beyond
Visiting the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Canadian National Parks.Canadian badlands.
04/24/2019 12:04 PM
Things To Do Around Albuquerque
National monuments tells us about our history. Scenic byways are a good way to enjoy the beauty of our country.
04/23/2019 10:17 AM
The Butterfly Park in Dubai Is a Delight
As usual, Dubai conjures up something special and the latest addition to the tourist landscape is the Butterfly Park. The park has just opened a few weeks back and is an absolute delight. As my American girl is here, I thought it a good idea to show her the park.
01/24/2019 09:57 AM
What Are Gap Year Travel Insurance Key Benefits?
Sometimes you need to take a break. This could be an extended study break or a much needed break from your career. Whatever be the case, you will need the kind of travel insurance that will cover your entire trip.
11/19/2018 02:31 PM
How to Get Budget Travel Insurance for Students
The world is a smaller place today and students regularly travel abroad to study. Or they may be taking a gap year to travel the world. Whatever be the case, these students don't have access to funding or support from family and friends the way they would at home. And since youth also brings a certain amount of carelessness, accidents and illnesses are not out of the question.
11/16/2018 12:44 PM
3 Places to Experience on Your First Safari
We planned a six-day safari to Maasai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Lake Naivasha with a final lunch at the serene Kiambethu Tea Farm. Extraordinary wildlife and startling a hippo on a walking safari were among her highlights. Voted Africa's Leading National Park for the sixth time in the 2018 World Travel Awards, the Maasai Mara National Reserve must be on a first-time safari itinerary. Lake Nakuru National Park was next, home to the endangered Rothschild giraffe and black rhinos and finally, Lake Naivasha, the largest of the Rift Valley lakes in Kenya.
10/10/2018 05:52 PM
Walking With the Maasai and Other Adventures
This post tells of Di and Leonie's June safari through Maasai Mara, Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha and Amboseli. First they headed to the Maasai Mara. On the drive to Kenya's premier game reserve that they watched a KWS helicopter herding a stray elephant back to within the park boundaries. They walked to a Maasai village, which was longer than anticipated, demonstrating that the Maasai definition of "not far" might be a bit different to an Australian definition! The next stop was Lake Nakuru National Park.
07/05/2018 12:04 PM
Dog Lovers Who Travel
There are endless adventures you can take with your family and your dog. If you are going don't leave your "Man's Best Friend" at home. Our pets are already major companions in our lives, so it's all the more fun to make memories away from home with them.
05/29/2018 12:04 PM
Sea Turtle Nesting Season Starting on 30-A
Every year, between May and October, sea turtles nest on beaches along Highway 30-A on the Florida Panhandle. Four of the sea turtle species are protected. There are volunteers who help keep the turtles safe.
05/10/2018 09:07 AM
Life at Cape Flattery Lighthouse
In March of 1778 Captain James Cook sailed the waters of the North Washington Coast where there was an opening along the coastline. He named the place Cape Flattery because he thought he had been flattered into thinking it was a passage into The Strait of Juan de Fuca. In his logbook he wrote "In this very latitude geographers have placed the pretended Strait of Juan de Fuca. But nothing of that kind presented itself to our view, nor is it probable that any such thing ever existed."
04/03/2018 03:37 PM
The Best Alaska Fishing Charters - Kenai Peninsula
Nothing is more exciting than planning your "Bucket List" adventure to Alaska for fishing! With a variety of Alaska Fishing Charters, choosing the right company can make all the difference in your experience and money being well spent! As a professional in the tourism industry- check out these MUST DO's prior to booking any Alaska Fishing Charters!
03/23/2018 08:20 AM
A Saturday Morning in Nigeria
On the streets of Modakake, Osun State, Nigeria. Welcome to Africa.
02/15/2018 07:59 AM
Trip Report - Lake Naivasha, A Day Tour
We planned a wonderful day of walking safaris and a boat ride - perfect activities for perfect Kenyan weather. The first stop was Hells Gate National Park. Afterwards we went for lunch of beef stew, chicken, tilapia, rice, chapattis, ugali, zikuma wiki, and kachambari. In the afternoon, we drove around the lake to Wileli Conservancy where there are a lot more animals than in Hells Gate. The grand finale of the day was a boat trip on Lake Oloiden.
01/18/2018 08:16 AM
National Parks - Tips to Enjoy Nairobi National Park
"The World's Only Wildlife Capital" is Nairobi with a 117 square kilometre National Park only seven kilometres from the city centre. Black rhinos are the highlight of this amazing wildlife park. It was Kenya's first national park and is a local treasure for Nairobians.
12/28/2017 09:16 AM
Take the Family and Enjoy the Elephant Seals at Ano Nuevo State Park
Elephant Seals are some of the biggest creatures on earth. Ano Nuevo State Park in California is the best place to get up close and personal.
11/30/2017 03:37 PM
5 Best One Day Team Outing Places in Bangalore: Elevate the Energy Level of Your Teams
"Hey man... Thank you so much for planning the fun time on Saturday. We can't stop talking about it. Everyone I pass in the office today has something to talk about our team outing... " Prakash overheard the conversation while waiting at the reception of his friend Pathak's office. Prakash came to meet Pathak to seek advice on team management. The hard-working and experienced team of Prakash, of late, the performance became a hit and miss. He started feeling that the zeal is missing, and, decided to get his team back on track.
11/27/2017 10:29 AM
Lofty Alpine County, California
A day or a weekend in California's loftiest county is time well-spent. This article gives the traveler, whether by car or RV, the highlights of Alpine County, California's county with the highest average elevation, located south of Lake Tahoe.
11/08/2017 03:39 PM
Craters of the Moon: Lava and Cinders
Craters of the Moon National Monument, in Idaho, has many of the volcanic features you could see on the big island of Hawa'ii. It's most recent volcanic eruption is only 2000 years old. You can see cinder cones, lava tube caves, tree molds, pahoehoe lava flows, aa lava flows, and lava bridges here.
10/30/2017 12:03 PM
Autumn Leaves Are Falling
Autumn is a wonderful time. It is the end of the beginning. In Spring, everything comes to life after being dormant through the cold winter months.
10/23/2017 09:27 AM
5 Must Haves For Winters
Winter is love and I enjoy it to my fullest every year. It's the time of year when my energy is at the maximum because I don't enjoy much in summers due to the scorching sun shining all over my head.
08/31/2017 10:01 AM
Summer Time Outdoors
Most kids enjoy playing outdoors or have other activities in the area to participate in. This is the time when most kids take advantage of sleeping in the morning later. While families plan ahead for their vacation with the family during the kids time off.
08/31/2017 10:00 AM
Hit the Road With an Outdoor Adventure
Vacations are important times to share with family and have memories to look back upon when you get older. It is very important to plan ahead with the family what you plan or what you want to do on an outdoor camping trip. What essentials you might need to take.
08/30/2017 03:32 PM
Charting the Waters at Cordell Bank
Cordell Bank is a National Marine Sanctuary northwest of San Francisco, about 20 miles west of Point Reyes National Seashore. It is protected for its abundance of life: from sponges and anemones, large schools of fish that can lead to white-out conditions for divers, and marine mammals and seabirds. This article describes how this special place was explored and how it became a sanctuary set aside for marine life.
08/30/2017 09:55 AM
Unite The Family In A Caravan Vacation
I believe the best way to combine experience with the comforts of home is a family caravan trip. Caravan trips are recreational vehicle camping, or sometimes trailer-camping. It's a general term used from big countries. Let's study of characteristics, similarities, and differences. Hundreds of years ago, the word caravan meant a group of camels or another nature of pack animal going long distances. From one country to another country, transporting goods and/or settlers. The advantages of family caravan trips, it keeps the flexibility changing plans. Even knowing an itinerary. Staying longer, short stay, going to specific place a lake than the beach, etc. Family not constrained by pre-planned schedule, open road become domain. Enough, the family saved money on caravan trips.
08/23/2017 02:47 PM
The Great Basin's Lehman Cave
Great Basin National Park has within it high mountains and Lehman Cave where visitors can take a tour to learn more about cave features. The name of the park refers to the area within the United States between the Sierra Nevada mountain range and the Rocky Mountains and includes the states of Nevada, Utah, Idaho, and eastern Oregon. Many rivers in this area drain to inland seas, such as the Great Salt Lake, and don't reach the ocean.
08/10/2017 08:52 AM
5 Reasons for Cooking Outdoors
This article is all about moving your cooking and dining from inside to an outdoor cooking area. You and your family deserve a life that embraces laughter, cherished moments, and healthy living so learn five (5) top reasons why cooking outdoors is a better choice!
07/05/2017 08:22 AM
Basic Checklist for Sterndrive Maintenance
You can get OMC aftermarket Sterndrive repair parts with videos, but it's a lot cheaper and easier if you keep your Sterndrive well maintained. Here is a checklist of basic Sterndrive maintenance jobs.
07/04/2017 10:21 PM
Where to Find OMC Repair Parts and Service Videos
Have you been looking or OMC repair parts and videos? Here is why Outboard Marine Corporation failed and where you can now find OMC aftermarket Sterndrive repair parts with videos.
07/03/2017 09:58 AM
Mountainous District Sirmour Tourism
Sirmour also known as Peach bowl of India. This place is located in south-eastern region of Himachal Pradesh. The enchanting mountain is blessed with some of the most spectacular and beautiful landscapes.
06/26/2017 08:51 AM
The Enchanting Forts of Rajasthan
Enchanting edifices and pristine palaces scattered all along the land makes Rajasthan a must-visit state for tourists from all corners of the world. Coupled with an intriguing culture, Rajasthan is a royal land ripe with fables and fantasies, acquainting its visitors with romance and chivalry through its numerous fortified palaces and forts.
06/23/2017 02:58 PM
Exploring California's Wild Island's: Channel Islands National Park
Channel Islands National Park has all the elements of a great national park: amazing scenery, abundant wildlife, and fascinating historic sites. In the case of this national park, these features are both on land and in the water and traveling across the Santa Barbara Channel makes it more adventurous than most other National Park visits. Most people don't think of islands when they think of California, and that's too bad. Visiting these islands would make for a very memorable trip.
06/21/2017 09:32 AM
Yosemite for Everyone: Five Must-See Sights for Wheelers and Slow Walkers
At first glance Yosemite National Park looks like it would be a challenge for anybody with mobility issues After all, you can't exactly ramp Half Dome or El Capitan. That said, a bevy of access upgrades have been added to the park over the past 20 years, so it's now more accessible than ever. With that in mind, here are five must-see attractions for wheelchair-users and slow walkers in California's first national park.
06/12/2017 08:28 AM
Get Instant Travel Loans - Explore Picture-Perfect Pahalgam
Nuzzled at the confluence of Sheshnag and Lidder Rivers, Pahalgam takes you back in time and surprises you with its warmth. Truly, a pet creation of the creator!
05/17/2017 09:16 AM
Squirrely News
There are times when it feels like the squirrels in our yard are just as much a part of our family as our pets. Seldom do we look out our window or walk around our property, without a couple of squirrels scampering nearby. They race across our deck and railings. They dig relentlessly in our flower pots when we are not looking. Sometimes they even help themselves to the tasty heads of our favorite new blooms. We are constantly filling in holes where they are burying new acorns or digging up last season's crop.

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