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Dream holiday in Koh Samui villas

It was only the early 1970s that the first backpackers traveling on a coconut boat arrived on Koh Samui. For years after the island just had a few bungalows and a trickle of travelers. In the early 1990s, boats full of tourists started arriving, and since then the island has soared in popularity. Koh Samui is now the most popular island destination in Thailand and it is an oasis of natural beauty, with its white sandy beaches, dazzling corals, luscious lagoons, picturesque waterfalls, swaying coconut trees and crystal clear water. Tourism is now ahead of coconuts as the islands main industry. Continue reading “Dream holiday in Koh Samui villas” »

Beach getaways in Singapore: Sentosa Island

If you are ever in Singapore, you should visit Sentosa, a resort island off the southern shores of Singapore and popular destination with both locals and tourists looking for Singapore beach getaways. With its beautiful white sandy beaches, lush tropical fauna and flora, and many attractions; there is almost everything to suit the young and the restless, as well as individuals and families: for nature lovers, sports enthusiasts, movie goers, and people just wanting to have a good time. Continue reading “Beach getaways in Singapore: Sentosa Island” »

Eating Out in Hakuba

Over the past 5 years or so, Hakuba ski resort has seen a huge increase in foreign visitors in search of the incredible powder and consistent snow conditions.  The influx of international visitors has helped to develop what was once a relatively traditional Japanese ski resort town with relatively traditional Japanese restaurants, into a world-class destination with restaurants to suit every palate and pocketbook. Continue reading “Eating Out in Hakuba” »

Things to consider when choosing an all-inclusive vacation resort

All-inclusive vacation resorts, popular in the Caribbean and other hot destinations, can be a wonderful way to have an glorious, no-stress getaway. I’ve had my own time laying on the beach of Cartagena, sipping an unlimited supply of margaritas while taking tours and enjoying good food without having to constantly dig into my pocket for money or plastic. Done well it is glorious, but like any way to travel there are some pot holes that can jar your vacation out of fantasy land. Here are some things to consider when considering the all-inclusive vacation resort. Continue reading “Things to consider when choosing an all-inclusive vacation resort” »

Caleta beach, Acapulco

Caleta Beach is among the most popular beaches in the Acapulco area in Mexico. The beach is extremely family friendly, and is a safe and fun alternative for kids, as the waves here are extremely gentle and the currents weak. The waters here is crystal clear, and the sand pristine ( although artificial ). The beach is extremely popular with tourists and locals alike, and there is no dearth to facilities here. Continue reading “Caleta beach, Acapulco” »