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Travel Recommendations, Travel Advice, Trip Planner

Travel Recommendations, Travel Advice, Trip Planner
A few years ago, we created Wanderfly to make the online travel experience more personal, fun and beautiful. From a dinner conversation idea, to a dozen employees crammed in a Soho/Brooklyn loft, to being honored as a top 10 startup, it has been a crazy few years. In 2012, TripAdvisor acquired Wanderfly so that millions of travelers around the world could find the same travel inspiration and recommendations that Wanderfly fans already enjoyed. We're so proud to say that what started as a spontaneous "why not?" idea is now part of the world's largest travel website. The Wanderfly site is now offline.!start

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Ayada, Maldives Luxury Resort Ayada, Maldives Ayada Maldives is a brand new awe-inspiring destination comprising an opulent 112 villa resort located on the 150,000 square meter paradise island of Maguhdhuvaa in the stunning Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll. From the moment you arrive on the luxury resort’s delicate, powder white sands you will be immersed in a fantasy of luxury, quality and style unique only to Ayada Maldives. Delight in the impeccable service and superb amenities of the seven indulgent restaurants, bars and cafes offering world-class cuisine to tantalise taste buds, the extensive 3,500 square meter AySpa Spa & Health Club by ESPA will take you to a blissful level of relaxation. Ayada further includes a kids’ club, scuba diving centre and an array of water sports. The luxury Maldives resort with natural beauty at its heart where you can truly discover the exceptional.

Travel Companions + Dream Vacations = Travel Social Network An innovative travel social platform Travellution has arrived to change the concept of what social networks can do. We've come up with an innovative travel social network that can only be described as the first "social" social network. As a member of Travellution, you'll have a say in the type of community that you participate in. We encourage all of our members to apply to our Community Advisory Board for the opportunity to work with the development team to implement suggestions and shape the future of your travel social network. At Travellution, we're all about realizing your dream vacations.

Work Abroad These resource pages are ongoing and come from many sources including online searches, word of mouth recommendations, books, pamphlets, brochures, and my own travel experiences. If you have anything to add, would like something removed, or something isn’t working correctly, please let me know. The flags below are meant to give you an idea of which nationalities the link is for or where the company is located. Common sense should tell you if you’re able to use a given link from another country.

Thrill seeker's bucket list: 50 experiences to try before you die The tastiest snacks always come in see-through wrappers. Always wear a helmet. That way no one can see you cry. Alhambra, Granada The ticket conundrum The town strictly limits the number of visitors to the Alhambra to 6,600 people each day, with just 300 every half-hour to the Nasrid palaces. Opening times are mid-March to mid-October 8.30am-2pm and 2pm-8pm, and mid-November to mid-March 8.30am-2pm and 2pm-6pm. Entry costs €13/£11. Two thirds of the tickets can be bought up to three months ahead through Caixa bank (0034 934 923750; in Spain: 902 100095; and printed out from Caixa machines in town or at the Alhambra entrance.

Get Paid to Travel the World Travel Writing — By Lost Girls on January 30, 2011 at 2:20 pm Be sure to check out our new Pitching 101 Series, including interviews with: BootsnAll editor, Katie HammelNew York Times’ deputy travel editor, Monica DrakeThe Expeditioner’s founder and editor-in-chief, Matt StabileGalavanting‘s managing editor, Joseph HernandezTravel Belles’ publisher and editor, Margo MillureGo NOMAD‘s general edit Max HartshorneTravel Agent senior editor Joe PikeTravelingMom‘s editor Cindy RichardsRecommend‘s managing editor Paloma Villaverde de Rico Want to get paid to travel? If you’re interested in sharing your travel experiences, there are several travel websites that accept pitches from freelance writers. Here are a few of them, and what they pay per word or post.

Chile’s Magic Mountain Magic Mountain Lodge in Huilo Huilo, Chile. One look at the Magic Mountain Lodge in Huilo Huilo, Chile, and the first thing that jumps to mind is the Lord of the Rings. This volcano-shaped hotel really looks like something Tolkien would have dreamed up – from the conical walls built out of local wood and stone, to the trees that threaten to engulf the building, and the waterfall that shoots out of the summit and cascades down the sides. And when I read this next tidbit, I figured out what put’s the “magic” in Magic Mountain – the lodge has hot tubs made out of ancient, hollowed-out tree trunks sitting on decks overlooking the forest. And not just any forest either, because the lodge is set in the middle of a 100, 000 hectare nature reserve in the Patagonian Andes. Magic Mountain is actually just one of several accommodations that are located in the reserve – among the others is Baobab, which looks something like an upside-down ice cream cone made out of wood, and equally cool (see below).

Craft beer in Ireland: 10 pubs and microbreweries to explore Oscar Wilde called work "the curse of the drinking classes". But in his native Ireland these days, it seems their main chore is finding a drinking establishment that's still open: since 2006 more than 1,000 pubs have closed. However, a new generation of craft brewers and brewpubs are filling the gap, catering for drinkers who want something more than the ubiquitous pint of Guinness. Reuben Grey of Beoir, a consumer group that supports microbreweries, says small brewers are innovating in the face of formidable competition from Guinness and the rest.

Taking a swim in the Devil's Pool If you’re ever in Zimbabwe, don’t miss the chance to take a swim in The Devil’s Pool, a small lagoon, enclosed by rocks, on the edge of one of the biggest, most beautiful waterfalls in the world, Victoria Falls. Set on Livingstone Island, at a height of 103 meters, Devil’s Pool is definitely one of the most surreal locations on Earth. Reddit 15 Amazing Castles from Around the Globe Although designed and built for the prominent purpose of defense, today the castles seem like somewhat unrealistic constructions straight from the fairytale world. From solid strongholds to oriental fortresses and highly decorative palaces, the castles are our connection to the past, where legends mix with history and reality blends with a fairyland. This fairytale castle is the historical seat of the Prussian Kings and German Emperors.

Expat Spain Community for expatriates in Spain The Expat Spain Chapter welcomes you! ¡Hola! and a heart-felt welcome to the InterNations community for expats in Spain! How I Can Afford My Life Of Constant Travel I’m confused. I’m simply confused as to how it’s possible that I have so far failed to properly explain how I’ve managed to travel/live/work abroad nonstop for 12 years straight (and counting). The questions are still pouring in every single day: How do you do it? How is it possible to travel for so long? Where does the money come from? And while I thoroughly enjoy communicating with readers (I’m being completely serious and encourage you all to continue sending your emails to me as often as you wish), the fact that these very questions are on the minds of so many of you out there has led me to believe that I need to do a better job at providing the answers.

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