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Located on Oskjuvatn’s northeastern strip is the 150-meter Icelandic explosion crater, named Viti. 
 
Its clear blue water is actually abundant with minerals and sulphur, and while it promises a comfortable temperature for you to go swimming, this isn’t recommended at all. This is because such craters also contain carbon dioxide on its surface, and this simply makes you faint and perhaps drown in the crater. 
 
Nonetheless, this didn’t happen to Scientifantastic and his crew as he has successfully shared this very simple yet cool video for us to enjoy.
 
 

So communicate with our travel reps now to begin your adventure in Iceland!

Get a Breather Away from the City, and Hike the Desolation Peak Find out more about a travel attraction in the Ross Lake National Recreation Area. read more

The Famous Meat Fruit

 

With stunning views of Hyde Park and an impressive culinary show happening in the theatrical kitchen, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal’s cuisine is what really sets it apart.

 The gastronomic blast from the past is shown it its menu, from the beef royal and broth of lamb of the early 17th century to the powdered duck and savory oatmeal of the 16th century. Find out more about this London restaurant, where traditional British main courses start at £20, in this review excerpt posted on travel-centered site, called Fodor’s:
 

As you take in the view overlooking Hyde Park, you can slice into a "Meat Fruit" starter (c.1500) shaped like a orange mandarin, but encasing the smoothest most creamy chicken liver parfait imaginable. "Rice and flesh" (c.1390) is a picture of yellow saffron rice with calf's tails and red wine, and fans will recognize his snail-and-girolles "Savory porridge" (c.1660). There's juicy Beef Royale (c.1720) cooked sous-vide at 56°C for 72 hours, plus Salmagundi salad with calf's hearts, walnuts, and horseradish. Head off with the spit-roast pineapple "Tipsy cake" (c.1810)—a homage to English spit-roasting from yesteryear.
 

So contact us now to get started with your next culinary experience in London!

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Wallow in Luxury and Great Service at the Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong No other hotel reputation could beat that of Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong’s. read more
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With a great interior design, reverse cycle air-conditioning, contemporary kitchen amenities, two comfort rooms, laundry services, a garage and a private mooring area for your boat, nothing comes close to the complete facilities at the Portside Noosa Waters. This waterfront townhouse doesn’t only provide convenient accessibility to the lovely Noosa River but also to the numerous travel activities, dining opportunities, attractions and shopping district in Noosa.

Learn more about Portside Noosa Waters in TravelSensations’ clip, in which the creator shares,
 

A Noosa accommodation of 20 luxury 2 & 3 bedroom townhouses beautifully positioned on a peaceful waterway off the Noosa River. Designed for self-catering & waterfront living with private water views from the decks, balcony and gardens, PORTSIDE NOOSA WATERS offers guests every comfort for a great holiday!
 

Get started with your next travel now!

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Ceviche

 

When in Peru, it can’t be help for the gourmand in you to take you and your palate to sample great Peruvian dishes.  

So we list down five of the best for your easy reference.

1. Ceviche
It is probably the most popular South American dish.  The basic ingredient is raw fish, cut into bite-size pieces and marinated in lime juice, salt and seasonings. This preparation has become a basic procedure as the Incas used to preserve their fish with fruit juice, salt and chilli peppers, and later the Spanish conquerors introduced the now essential limes.

2. Aji de Gallina
This literally means chicken in spicy sauce.  The yellow aji pepper lends its colour, including giving a mild kick to several Peruvian dishes.  This rich, velvety stew is made with chicken and condensed milk and thickened with de-crusted white bread. A vegetarian alternative with a similar flavour is the ubiquitous papa a la huancaina, which is basically a boiled potato with creamy yellow sauce.

3. Cuy
A pre-colonial time favourite, cuy is a Peru staple.  Since guinea pigs are traditional source of food and protein in the Andes, eating cuy has become such a tradition that there are festivals celebrating the guinea pig. These usually highlight the best-tasting cuy contest.

4. Cazuela
If you are a soup lover, then cazuela is for you.  This is traditionally prepared by boiling a piece of hen, a good piece of meat and a good piece of sheep. Finally, some wild cabbage, rice, carrot, sweet corn ears, and a glass of white wine are added to make an unforgettable local soup.

5. Causa
A visitor to any market in Peru is certain to find two things—hundreds of varieties of potatoes and piles of avocados large enough to toboggan down. Causa actually is not your ordinary mashed potato. Its layers usually contain tuna, meat or hard-boiled egg.

Tuck this list together with your travel itinerary for easy access during your food trip in Peru!
 

Contact us now to get started with your next culinary adventure!

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Feigefossen Waterfall, Norway

 

Norway is mountainous country full of glaciated valleys and fjords with waterfalls every bit as tall, powerful and majestic as the best that Yosemite has to offer.

Here we present to you the 4 of the best waterfalls in Norway.

Vøringsfossen

The most spectacular waterfall in Norway, Vøringsfossen is a sight to behold.  It one of Norway’s most popular tourist attractions.

The Seven Sisters

Among the most photographed waterfalls, The Seven Sisters is one of the finest.  From what could be told, it consists of several columns of water, which is how this waterfall got its name (as someone envisioned there were seven of these columns).  

Langfossen

One of the “best in the word”, that is Langfossen, as declared by The World Waterfall Database.  It is one of the tallest, about 600 meters, where it leaps out into Åkrafjorden.  

LÃ¥tefossen

LÃ¥tefossen is unique among Norwegian waterfalls. It features two streams, flowing together on the side of a mountain, which come together just before they merge with another river, in the valley below.

The descriptions above amount to very little as compared to the experience when you are there.  

Contact us for assistance in your travel arrangements now!

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Sea, sand and sun – the perfect combination that is ubiquitous in the paradise-like island of Hawaii. For adventurous travelers who thirst more than lazing on the sand, a paddle surf water sport is a great way to while your time at this Eden of an island!

Get a closer meet-and-greet encounter with the Pacific Ocean by engaging in a stand up paddle surfing adventure! Get a load of Hoe he'e nalu in Peter Trow’s wonderful clip!
 

So begin planning your trip to Hawaii as early as now by talking to our travel representatives!

 

Located on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge is the lovely island nation of Iceland, which is known to be a geologically and volcanically active Nordic European country.

When visiting this scenic island, you’ll be amazed by the diversity of its interior, which is mainly comprised of glacial rivers, lava and sand fields as well as mountainous regions.

Get to know a small fraction of Iceland in this video arranged by www.scenicstudio.tv, in which the user shares,
 

In October of 2011, a small group of filmmakers, photographers and musicians traveled to the remote countryside of Iceland to document their experience with the landscape, traditions and people encountered along the way. Thee end result is a series of improvised, collaborative musical vignettes - based on field recordings and visual material collected on location - amidst documentary footage of the journey to a uniquely breathtaking place. Thee feature-length film and accompanying soundtrack are slated for launch in June of 2012, featuring the work of thirteen contemporary classical composers and electronic producers.
 

So get started with your next trip as early as now!

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Northern Lights in Norway

 

 

Norway is famous for its exceptional countryside sceneries featuring mountain ranges and fjords, but one of the main reasons that make it at the top of every traveler’s must-visit list is it is in here where the best view of both the midnight sun and the northern lights can be witnessed.
 
The northern lights, also called an aurora, can be seen as a natural display of beautiful lights in the sky, and they are generally seen in the Antarctic and Arctic regions or in countries nestled in high altitudes. 
 
This is why Geoff Wilding of the Daily Mail UK signed up for a cruise to Norway in the hope of witnessing this natural phenomenon in Tromsø (“Reader Review: Enjoy a Norwegian Voyage that will Leave You Glowing”). His wonderful experience started when he saw the “clouds parted” and “saw an extraordinary display” of lights in the sky.
 
Here’s a quick excerpt from his very interesting article:
 
We travelled from Alta to the hinterland of Finmark to see the Ice Hotel which is built new every year. But the best thing was actually seeing the Northern Lights. You leave the ship in Tromsø in the early evening and are driven into the wilderness, away from any town lights which would interfere with seeing the aurora borealis.
 
Check out the rest of his article, and see what other beautiful places and wonderful experiences he encountered in his Norway cruise.
 

So start planning your next cruise trip now!

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Take the Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage in Spain Strengthening your spirituality sometimes requires one journey from another, and if you’re a Christian and are on your way to Spain, you might just want to join the Camino de Santiago. read more