When people decide to leave the comforts of their home and venture to other locations there is usually a reason behind it. Whatever the reason to travel was a last minute whimsy or had an actual purpose, it makes one think about all of the reasons why people travel. Reflect on the last time you left your location and ventured to another one. Did it have a purpose behind it? Let's look and see if your motive to travel matched any of the one's listed below. These are not listed in any particular order. 1. Romance- There are thousands of people who are involved in long distance relationships. At some point though, they need to see each other. For the sake of love, people will travel for hours to spend as much time as they can with the love of their life. 2. Relaxation- All work and no play is […]

There is much to see for those who are interested in football in London. Just to clarify for any readers of this article from outside the UK, football means the 'beautiful game', what is commonly referred to as Soccer around the world. London has a proud tradition of famous football teams with much competition between them to be the top club. There are generally four or five London teams in the Premier League and there are many commentators who believe that this is one of the biggest obstacles to any one of them winning the league. A 'local derby' between two London football teams could produce an electric atmosphere and turn current form on its head they are so well contested. Premier League tickets are sometimes difficult to obtain, but a bit of persistence often gets results. There are a number of ticket agencies that can get them for a […]

Travel insurance policies come in different types of packages, with all manner of options and choices. It is designed this way for a reason, of course. You would not want to pay for cover that you are illegally to need, or skimp on cover you should have. A basic policy may be adequate, or you may find you'll be more comfortable paying a bit more to obtain higher levels of cover, as needed. It often depends on where you plan to travel. Let's say you plan to travel to a destination such as Madagascar, which has limited medical facilities. In the case of a serious medical emergency you may have to be transferred by air ambulance to another country for treatment. Therefore, you would be wise to pick a policy that offers the maximum cover for medical emergencies. It should also include cover for air ambulance and medical repatriation. If […]

The Bakerloo Line, colored brown on the London Underground maps, was opened in March 1906. The line starts from Harrow & Wealdstone station in north-west London to Elephant & Castle station in south London. The Bakerloo line covers a distance of 23km (14.5 miles) and serves 25 tube stations. Listed below are 8 of the 25 tube stations that most tourists use when they visit London. Wembley Central station is located across the road from Wembley Stadium and is close to Wembley Arena. Wembley Stadium is the home ground of the English National Football (Soccer) team. It is also the venue where the Carling Cup Final and The FA Cup Final are held. It has a seating capacity of 90,000 and is a popular venue for other sports events and major concerts. Wembley Arena is an indoor arena and is an internationally reowned concert venue. The arena can seat 12,500 […]

Insurance is available for many reasons. Some require cover to protect their home while others need insurance to tend to their medical needs. One probability less known variety of policy is that of glasses insurance. This type of cover will protect not only the frames but the lenses as well. Here are some great reasons to obtain an eyeglass insurance policy from your insurance provider. Expensive Eyeglasses Require an Inclusive Insurance Policy You will often find that eyeglasses are unlike any other accessory which you own as they are pricey and necessary. When you want to protect your eyeglass investment, the best way to do it is via an inclusive insurance policy. Insurers have found that eyeglass insurance policies are high in demand these days and usually have at least one good insurance policy per company which covers eyeglasses. By obtaining an eyeglass policy you can feel safe and relaxed […]

There are many reasons to go to Brazil, probably thousands of reasons. I've listed the top 101 reasons to travel to this beautiful country filled with warm, fun loving, people, and very beautiful exotic feminine women. # 1. Carnival – A world-revenable celebration in Rio which takes place 40 before Easter. Carnival in Rio, Brazil's world-renovated celebrity, takes place 40 days before Easter. Rio is considered by many to be the carnival capital of the world! # 2. Copacabana Beach World famous beach that attracts millions of tourists every year. In 2005, Lenny Kravitz performed there in front of 300,000 people. # 3. Cariocas (Define Carioca) The women of Rio de Janeiro are called 'Cariocas'. They are known for being very friendly and hospitable to visitors. # 4. More Women then Men The ratio of women to men are higher then in most other countries in the world. Especially in […]

So laTely, I've been getting a few messages about a new Travel-based Network Marketing company called Plannet Marketing. And chances are if you're reading this, you're probably thinking about joining and you're doing some last minute research on the company. If that's the case, then look no further. In this Plannet Marketing Review, I'll cover all the essential details you'll need before you join. With that said, I do want to differentiate that I am not a Plannet Marketing distributor. In all honesty, it really does not matter to me one way or the other if you join so you know you'll be getting a truly unbiased review. Who Is Planet Marketing? Plannet Marketing is a company that sells travel through a Network Marketing business model. The company is based out of Atlanta, Georgia and as of this writing Plannet Marketing is just over 6 months old. The company was […]

The Central Line, the red line on London Underground maps, runs across central London. The line starts from Epping in the north-east and terminates at a) Ealing Broadway in the west and b) West Ruislip in the north-west. The Central line covers a distance of 74km (46 miles) and serves 49 tube stations. Listed below are some of the 49 tube stations that most tourists are likely to use when they visit London. Stratford station is the stop where the Olympic Village (London Olympics 2012) is located. You need to change here for the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) and stop at Pudding Mill Lane (1 stop from Stratford station) where the Olympic Stadium is located. Liverpool Street station is one of the main railway stations in London. This is the station where visitors take the train to Stanstead Airport. Other attractions near Liverpool Street station include the Gherkin Building, Toynbee […]

2000 years Before Christ, in India and Mesopotamia Travel for trade was an important feature since the beginning of civilization. The port at Lothal was an important center of trade between the Indus valley civilization and the Sumerian civilization. 600 BC and thereafter The earliest form of leisure tourism can be traced as far back as the Babylonian and Egyptian empires. A museum of historical antiquities was open to the public in Babylon. The Egyptians held many religious festivals that attracted the devout and many people who thronged to cities to see famous works of arts and buildings. In India, as elsewhere, kings traveled for empire building. The Brahmins and the common people traveled for religious purposes. Thousand of Brahmins and the common folk thronged Sarnath and Sravasti to be blessed by the inscrutable smile of the Enlightened One-the Buddha. 500 BC, the Greek civilization The Greek tourists traveled to […]

Planning a trip is always a daunting task, especially a long one. Getting overwhelmed is step one, but you fail to understand where to begin, and this is more if this is your first holiday trip. Now, you may consider this guide to plan your holiday trip so that breaking the process becomes less overwhelming and easier. Decide the place to go Deciding a place to go sets a goal. Planning to go on a trip is usually vague, until you decide the place to go. It is immensely important to pick a destination, even if offers you a goal. It is easier to get behind mentally so that your planning becomes easier. Decide your trip length The trip cost you depends on the length of the trip. Deciding on the destination and the trip length helps in figuring the travel cost. Likewise, you can save on it. Research the […]

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