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Interesting Facts About Mauritius

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Mauritius is a small island in the middle of the Indian Ocean, near South Africa and to the east of Madagascar Island. It was ruled by the Portuguese (who also discovered the island in 1500), the French and the British. It gained independence in 1968, and later in 1992 as a republic. Mauritius is one of the most visited islands ... Read More »

Johannesburg: South Africa’s Misunderstood Child

Although Johannesburg has a bad reputation, it would be a waste not to visit this intriguing city. South Africa’s heartbeat has a lot going for it and with proper information, it could be one of the best activity-full destinations for a vacation. Apartheid Museum This astonishing museum is an absolute must-see and it illustrates the rise and fall of South ... Read More »

12 Coolest Houses in the World

Looking for the coolest houses in the world? See odd homes that are truly one of a kind masterpieces with the definitive top 12 cool houses list. 1. The Winchester Mystery House – San Jose, California Complete with a spooky history and a most unusual interior design, the Winchester House is a popular tourist attraction today that sits just outside ... Read More »

15 Most Terrifying Places on Earth to Visit

From horror movies to haunted houses, humans hold an odd fascination with the frightening. There is something supremely satisfying about being scared out of your wits. Each year, thousands of travelers make a point of crafting their vacations around this very concept; many wind up visiting these terrifying destinations: 1) Linda Vista Hospital — Los Angeles, California Originally known as ... Read More »

15 Most Thrilling Theme Park Attractions in the World

1) Insanity, Las Vegas Nevada, U.S.A. Insanity take riders up the 1,149-foot Stratosphere Tower, extends them 40 feet away from the observation deck on safe little platforms and secured seats. Then it angles them at 70 degrees so the riders are now facing down to really see the 900 feet drop below them. Just when the false sense of security ... Read More »

20 Of The World’s Most Secluded (And Beautiful) Beaches

When you’re trying to relax on the beach, the last thing you want is to contend with screaming children and obnoxious couples engaging in public displays of affection. The best beach experience is one that is uninterrupted by these distractions. If you’re looking to enjoy complete solitude on a gorgeous beach, you’ll definitely want to check out one of the ... Read More »

Top 10 Insane Travel Ideas For Daredevils

1) Conquer Mt. Everest Mountain climbing is extreme enough for many regular folk, but for daredevils only the highest peaks will suffice. Take Mt. Everest, the highest mountain in the world, located in the Himalayas with the summit at 29,029 feet above sea level. Climbing Mt. Everest is clearly the most death defying climb for any mountaineer or risk taker. ... Read More »

12 Amazing Souvenirs That Are Better Than A T-Shirt

Half the fun of going abroad involves shopping for gifts and souvenirs that you can bring back and hang on the wall or give to friends and family.  Some people may spend the entire vacation looking for that one perfect memento of their time spent on vacation, while others will have to settle for a mediocre gift like a shot ... Read More »