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Escape Winter with A Luxurious Tropical Escape

Winter is here, and for a lot of us, having to layer on clothes before stepping outside is not how we want to start our day. The gloomy, winter sky isn’t helping as well, as if working during these freezing hours isn’t bad enough. If it doesn’t snow where you live, I’d bet it’s still cold or rainy. However, you can escape winter by going on a tropical escape. Here are some tips on how you can have a sunny, relaxing, tropical escape during winter.

boat in Thailand beachFind Your Island

Going on a sunny trip during winter time isn’t easy. Some areas, such as the French Riviera, isn’t much fun to visit even though it’s packed during the summer. All you’ll find there is wind and rain. We recommend finding a tropical island for you to visit, where it won’t rain as much and will still have the sun shining for the most part of the day. The tropical islands in Southeast Asia are best known for their good weather even in the winter season, such as Bali. Try not to travel too close to Christmas time or  New Years, because ticket prices would have gone up as well as hotel prices.

Stay in a Resort or Villa

Forget staying at a regular hotel. Try staying at a resort or villa, which has much more to offer than just your usual buffet breakfast and a city view. When you stay at a resort, they usually have their own private beach and tours. They will also have massage services, and an overall better place to stay if you don’t feel like going out for the day. A villa, on the other hand, would usually have their own swimming pool. It also offers you the luxury of having an entire place to yourself, with a kitchen and living room! You can even stay with more people in a villa, and the cost won’t be too high for each person.

yacht on the seaHave a BOAT Trip

Going on a trip on a boat is like nothing else. If you like snorkeling or diving, there are usually sailing trips for one or two nights that visit perfect snorkeling and diving spots. You can even swim with dolphins and whales on these trips! If you’re not much of a water-activity person, you can have a luxury yacht charter trip. Enjoy a day on a luxurious yacht, sun bathing while sipping on your cocktail of choice.…

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Things to Do in Ho Chi Minh City

Backpackers from western countries love to visit Southeast Asia. This is probably because of the bang for the buck adventure offerings of Southeast Asian countries. Note though that even high rollers like to go to these destinations because they can also find luxurious accommodations in all of the Southeast Asian countries. Vietnam is one of the most visited countries in Southeast Asia. Of course, this is because of the wide array of activities available in the country.

When it comes to the places in Vietnam, it could not be denied that Ho Chi Minh City is one of the most visited places. In 2017 alone, almost 13 million international tourists visited Vietnam. According to a reliable source, 6 million visited Ho Chi Minh City in 2017. You can do the math to find out the percentage of tourists choosing Ho Chi Minh City over other cities in Vietnam. Note that the above-mentioned figure does not include local visitors visiting Ho Chi Minh City.

If you plan to visit Vietnam, then it is best to include Ho Chi Minh City in your plans. However, ensure that you do your homework before flying to Vietnam for you not to miss out on any activities or destinations. Read on to have an idea of some of the things that you can do in Ho Chi Minh City.

Can Gio Day Trip

A day trip to Can Gio is a must if you want to be one with nature. The tour can gio involves visiting the Can Gio Mangrove Forest or more commonly known as Sac Forest. What is special about Can Gio Mangrove Forest is that it gained global recognition being a World Biosphere Reserve.  The Can Gio Mangrove Forest is home to approximately 800 different animal species.   Other activities in Can Gio include visiting Monkey Island as well as feeding crocodiles. There is a lot of things to tackle about Can Gio Mangrove Forest that it needs to have its own article. Nonetheless, you should include the Can Gio tour in your Ho Chi Minh City itinerary.

Cu Chi Tunnels

Another one of a kind experience that the Ho Chi Minh City could offer is the Cu Chi Tunnels. Here, you will take a trip down memory lane, as you will have a glimpse of the war strategies of the Vietnamese soldiers back when they were fighting against the Americans.  You can also check out the War Remnants Museum if you want to know more about the war history of the country.

Food Trip

street food cart

If there is one thing that is very interesting about Southeast countries, it is their culinary culture. More often than not, their delicacies include exotic foods. Hence, make sure to taste what the Ho Chi Minh City can offer when it comes to their culinary culture. You can also try their street foods if you want more bizarre types of delicacies.

Temples

Your trip in Ho Chi Minh City or Vietnam, in general, will never be complete without visiting their renowned temples. One of the temples located Ho Chi Minh City that you should not miss is the Thien Hau Temple. Other temples include Mariamman Hindu Temple as well as Cao Dai Temple. Do not forget to check out the Giac Lam Pagoda, which is the oldest pagoda in Saigon.…

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Reasons Why Travelling is the Best Job

There is nothing bad like being in a career that you do not love. It makes your day long, and the pressure from work will always appear to you as punishment that you do not deserve or you are being punished to be paid. Considering the fact that life is short, people need to enjoy their life to the maximum as long as they breathe.

This, however, cannot happen if you are struggling with a wrong career. So if you love traveling and you feel like you need to find a job that will let you do that, but you are not sure, then here are the reasons why you should proceed with your dreams. Also, Matt Karsten’s advice for working abroad can be of great help to you.

Explore

Who doesn’t want to explore and see the wonderful things that God created? The answer to that question is obvious; no. Now imagine a situation where you are paid to do the exploration. Isn’t that a wonderful thing? Doing a traveling job gives you the chance to serve your employer while you are exploring the world. One common thing with these types of jobs is that you will never get bored. The experience that you get during your daily duties will always give you a reason to smile.

Rest and Refresh

Another good thing with traveling is that you will always get plenty of time to rest and refresh. This is because most of your time will be spent traveling. So even if your abroad activities may demand that you add some physical touch into it, you will still have nothing to lose. This is because you would have rested enough to handle any challenge that might come your way while on your duty.

Learn

Learning is a continuous process that has no end. When you travel, you get a chance to learn new things while on your trips abroad. For instance, your interaction with new people and cultures will add new things to your life. Some people who travel abroad always go home with something new that adds value to their life.

Meet New People

Another good thing with doing a traveling job is that it makes it possible for you to meet new people who can possibly change your life in one way or the other. In most cases, when you interact with new people, you acquire new skills and experience. Also, it is a perfect opportunity to take your social life to the next level.…

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