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Considerations To Make When Choosing A Travel Destination

Considerations To Make When Choosing A Travel Destination

Travel Destinations
Traveling is truly exciting, especially when you have been planning for it for a long time. After saving your travel money and the time is finally here, it is likely that you will be lost for choices as to which destination is the best for you and one that will give you the very best to remember. With so many top travel destinations across the globe, you definitely want to make the right decision and looking at a few things can indeed help you with that. Interests What do you love doing? If you love art for instance, you want to find a destination that has plenty of art galleries or if you love sun and sand, then a destination that has lots of beaches should be your way to go. Sit down and evaluate what you really expect from your holiday so that it is easier for you to narrow down your ...
China Travel Tips

China Travel Tips

Travel Tips
Survival China Travel Tips and Tricks These China Travel Tips, Survival Techniques, will help you get around and make your trip to China easier, so you will be able to experience the real China with a little less stress. China is an odd beast that needs to be respected; the major cities, Beijing, Shanghai, and Xian, all have their own personalities. Some complex situations that you think would be an organizational disaster turn out to be great and you wonder afterward what all the fuss and worry was about. Then the simplest of tasks can turn out to be a major calamity. This is when you have what we call here a "China day". These days come and go and are part of the experience of everyday travel in China. One needs to have an open mind when travelling China. It is a place with thousand...
Travel Destinations – How You Too Can Get The Most From Your Travel Destination – Part 1

Travel Destinations – How You Too Can Get The Most From Your Travel Destination – Part 1

Travel Destinations
So, you've been persuaded by your someone close to you to make reservations for an exotic place. But you can't even say the name of that travel destination. You know almost nothing about your travel destination. What's your plan? When it's time to travel, are you just going to jump on the airplane? Don't you think a few minutes of research is going to pay great dividends? I promise you it will. There are times when traveling 'blindly' may have it's attractions and yes nice surprises too. But often times the key to your nice break from work is to know a little about your travel destination. Look, you needn't spend a huge amount of time finding out everything about a place but some basic information before you travel saves you a lot of time when you are at your destination. This in turn m...
How to Prepare for a Travel Photography Trip

How to Prepare for a Travel Photography Trip

Travel Photography
Whether you're a professional travel photographer on assignment or an enthusiast looking for the next great shot, travelling with camera equipment is not easy. From deciding what all to carry, where to compromise, to managing your equipment; there's always plenty on your mind. So we have narrowed the bulk and doubt down to a must have for travel photography checklist; 4 pillars which will make for a rewarding travel photography trip. Packing: Packing equipment before a photography trip can be hectic, especially when you have a lot of equipment in mind. Let's start with the basic benchmarks you should have clear before you head out on your trip. The kind of photography you want from the trip (which will determine the equipment you'll need to carry) The climate of the place you...
Start Up a Travel Photography Business

Start Up a Travel Photography Business

Travel Photography
Too many people have the idea that being paid to take photographs of exotic places is the ideal job. It may take years of effort to be paid by magazines such as the National Geographic, but are there better ways to become a travel photographer. As most people have more leisure time, more holiday time, and more disposable income, the demand for travel photographs has increased dramatically. Not only are they in demand for travel brochures, but they're also used extensively in other advertising copy. Images necessary for sale and publication require rather more skill than those applied to standard holiday snaps. "The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes." Was a quote by the French novelist Marcel Proust, and it appears to be of particular us...
Tourism in Western Europe: A Collection of Case Histories

Tourism in Western Europe: A Collection of Case Histories

Tourism
Richard Voase provides an interesting collection of case studies regarding Western European tourism development. The case studies are well organized in three thematic areas based on political, economic and socio-cultural contexts. The collection of stories communicates changes in tourism development and practices and reflects how tourism development seeks for new ways of tourism thinking. Voase concludes that tourism experiences, on the part of travelers, show signs of active decision making with passive consumption. This point prompts the reader to think that tourists choose "canned" experiences that are creatively constructed, however accessed through extensive information search and decision-making. The case studies are authored by a variety of authors with strong local ties to the pla...
Role of Tourism Sector in Climate Change – A Perspective

Role of Tourism Sector in Climate Change – A Perspective

Tourism
Undeniable evidences throughout the globe indicate that global climate has changed compared to the pre-industrial era and is expected to continue the trend through 21st century and beyond. The Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)1 documented that global mean temperature has increased approximately 0.76°C between 1850-1899 and 2001-2005 and it has concluded that most of the observed changes in global average temperatures since the mid-20th century is 'very likely' the result of human activities that are increasing greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere. As a consequence, we observe various manifestations of climate change including ocean warming, continental-average temperatures, temperature extremes and wind patterns. Widespread decreases in glaciers and ice caps and...