Fortunately, there are a quite a few pet friendly hotels to choose from. Even in locations off-the-beaten-path, there’s probably an establishment or two that allows pets.
That said, not all pet-friendly motels and hotels are the same. While it’s not uncommon for them to charge fees, those fees aren’t all the same.
Here are a few things you should do before settling on accommodation for you and your pet:
- Do research on restrictions and fees. Compare not only the fee, but the overall hotel rates and taxes as well. If you’re traveling with a large dog, which hotel will be likely to accommodate your needs the most? Some have weight and size restrictions.
- If possible, try to book a room on the first floor so you won’t have to disturb guests in the elevators or walk up and down steps with your pet. Staying on the first floor also makes it easier for you to take the animal out a few times a day for “bathroom” breaks.
- Speaking of which, make sure you understand
A trip to Athens or Greece is nothing less than a trip to the pages of history. The ancient architectures are still present, many of them partially demolished, but still bearing the message from the past. The major construction, such as the Parthenon, which happens to be one of the iconic constructions of Athens, speaks of the rich history and culture of the city. The most interesting part about visiting Greece is that there is no specific attraction within the country. When you are in Athens, you will be able expecting various archaeological and historical museums which will speak about the history of the place and also about the various aspects of their art, culture and lifestyle. What really sets Athens apart from the rest of the world is that, even though there are museums and various other places to visit within the city, the city as a whole is living museums in itself. Numerous constructions and various designs can be found all across the city. They have their own story to tell and add to the pages of
Cheap package holidays allow you to get everything that you need all at one time. There are no separate bookings of hotels, plane tickets, and amusement park admissions. You can get everything you need all at one place and for one price. This is usually the more affordable option and it takes out all the stress and guesswork of trying to put together the package yourself.
The first tip to getting cheap package holidays is being flexible on where you are willing to go. If you are open-minded about the place you are going to visit, you will have a better range when it comes to pricing. As long as you have an activity in mind, you can then decide where to go exactly. Start with the general criteria of an island, ski resort, or water park. You can also narrow your results by location.
Another way to get cheap package holidays is knowing when to book the trip. You really have two options when it comes to setting up the vacation. You can either reserve your package
If you are in downtown, you will have to use I-5, or I-405 that also goes to the Pearl District. The Banfield (which is how I-84 is called by locals) starts at I-5 on the east of the city, goes to the Columbia River and on to Idaho and Utah. You can also use it to get to Portland International Airport through I-205.
Traveling westbound U.S. Route 26, also called Sunset Highway, can get you to Forest Grove, Hillsboro and Beaverton. And if you go eastbound, using so-called Mount Hood Highway, you can get to Mount Hood and on to Nebraska.
The speed limit for highways is 55 mph, and for interstate highways – 65 mph. Using a cellphone is prohibited while driving, except for hands-free accessories.
Driving in the city
When you are in the Pearl District, watch carefully for the sings as there are many one-way streets, and some of them change directions. On the West Burnside Street there’s two-way traffic but left turns are not allowed on most of the streets. To get to the left, make two rights to get to the cross street that goes in
A colourful village that worthy to spend a couple hours walking through the small side roads & alleys. Being located on the coast offers fresh fish to be had, check out Fishy Fishy restaurant or their takeaway.
Nearby is the Charles Fort which you could walk the coastal trail from Kinsale to the fort via Scilly Walk, a 6km round trip. The Charles Fort is a 17th century military based with a star-shaped fort on the water’s edge.
The most Southerly point of Ireland looking out to the Atlantic seascape with an iconic Mizen footbridge which you can cross. Great clifftop scenery.
Ring of Kerry
The Ring of Kerry is a 179km loop in the southwest of County Kerry, a popular route for visitors to take by a tourist bus or their own car. Commonly driven counter-clockwise to avoid being stuck behind a coach – an important note to take as you would want to see the beautiful views.
Skellig Ring & Islands
A detour off the Ring of Kerry drive, an 18km route taking in the views of the famous Skellig Michael islands which has recently been
Faisal mosque Islamabad-Pakistan
It’s the fourth largest mosque in the world and the biggest in the south-east and southern Asia. From 1986 to 1994, it was the biggest mosque in the world before the completion of the Hassan II in Morocco. For many years, the worship center has been voted as one of the most beautiful places in the world.
It was constructed between 1602 and 1619 during the reign of Shah Abbas I. In addition to being a worship center, it has other roles. It also functions as a hospital, royal mint, royal caravanserai, and bath.
Taj ul mosque-Bhopal, India
Located in Bhopal, India, Taj ul mosque is also known as the crown of mosques. Featuring a pink façade, the worship center has two 18-storey minarets with marble domes. It also has a bulbous dome, marble flooring, and grand hallway. There is also a double-storeyed gateway that has four recessed archways. While its primary role is to serve as a mosque, it also doubles as an Islamic school during the day.
Wazir Khan-Lahore, Pakistan
It’s located in the northern city of Lahore in Pakistan on one of the
The Koutoubia Mosque
Constructed in 1147 by Abel Moe’men the Islamic Caliph of Morocco at the time, the Koutoubia mosque is the most interesting and remarkable historical mosque of Marrakesh that is commonly included in severaltravel packages to Morocco.
The mosque gained its name, Koutoubia because it was built near a large books market. Featured by its huge columns, large stone capitals, and decorated domes, the Koutoubia Mosque is the best example of the art and architecture of Almohad Dynasty that always amaze travellers who tour Morocco.
The Mosque of Al Quaraouiyine
One of the most and ancient and most significant mosques in Morocco, the Mosque of Al Quaraouiyine was built in the 9th century in the marvelous city of Fes, commonly included in several travel packages to Morocco.
Although the mosque was constructed during the ruling period of Almohad’s dynasty, many other dynasties including Almorvids added their contribution to the mosque renovating it and increasing its space. They even largely enriched the mosque’s decorations and constructed a notable Minbar that is still present in the mosque until today.
The mosque also had an Islamic teaching institution that is considered one of
Get paper copies
Of course, you need to keep your passport with you while you are in a foreign country. It’s better to keep a photo copy as well.
Inform your credit card company
You may want to let your credit card company know that you are going to use the card. This will help avoid any issues that may arise in case the company assumes your credit card is stolen.
It’s better to hold any newspaper that you may have subscribed to. This is to keep the burglars from knowing that you are away for a few days.
Consider a house sitter
When you are away, it’s better to have someone in your house. You can consider someone in your community for this job.
Look for a gardener
If you have a lawn in your house, the plants need to be watered and taken care of while you are away. Therefore, make sure you ask someone to do the job. You may even pay them for the service.
Remove the spare key
Some people have a spare key to their house in case they
Alleppey is not short of houseboats meaning it is very possible to find one at any given time. They are modern luxuries that come at very affordable rates passing through tropical mangroves and other mesmerizing sceneries. I particularly love the coconut aroma that the trips are filled with as the boathouse wades through the waters. Saji Holidays Houseboat, B 4 You Houseboats, Alleppey Crystal Holidays Houseboats, Lake Pearl Houseboat and The Kerala Houseboat are some of the most popular houseboats but there is a long list of properties available for enjoyment. I have personally had a chance to enjoy a few of the facilities and I have a few favorites that while I am in Alleppey.
This beauty of a boathouse can be found at Zacariva Bazar a kilometer from the Alappuzha Railway Station. It is also a few kilometers from the KSRTC bus stand in Alleppey. The free breakfast here is a huge attraction for visitors and I like the fact that I can access assistance at the front desk round the clock. It comprises of two spacious guestrooms and ample amenities including makeup mirror, wardrobe, medical assistance, room service and laundry. Parking is available and
Contrary to e.g. precious stones and jade, which are not renewable, thus finite and teak wood (that to renew till it becomes commercially valuable takes between 20 and 30 years) and bamboo (that to renew till it becomes commercially valuable takes only 3 years) are infinite.
As a member of the sub-family Bambusoideae of the grass family Poaceae or Gramineae, bamboo is a perennial flowering evergreen that is said to be originated some million years ago in what is nowadays China from where it started to conquer practically the entire world and developed into more than 1.400 ground and above-ground growing species in 115 genera.
Should someone ever ask whether you know the fastest growing plant on this planet you can rightfully answer, “Yes, I know that is bamboo.”
Out of the in Burma recorded total of 97 bamboo species, 15 belong to the species ‘Dendrocalamus’ (the local names of the top-three of them are Hmyin, Wapyu and Wabo-myet-san-gye) and 11 to the species ‘Gigantochloa’. These bamboos are also some of the 10 most economical species and are members of the group of so-called ‘Giant Bamboo or Timber Bamboo’. They grow under favourable soil and
The Library of Alexandria
Considered as one of the largest reading institutions in the world, the Library of Alexandria hosts more than 8 million books. Constructed in 2002, the Library of Alexandria welcomes several travelers who tour Egypt daily.
The Library of Alexandria is actually the modern version of the ancient library of Alexandria that we established by the Ptolemies in the 3rd century BC that was damaged afterwards during the 1st century AD. The library hosts four museums for antiquities, the history of science, ancient manuscripts, and one museum dedicated to the former Egyptian president, Anwar El Sadat. While in Alexandria tourists who visit Egypt should always pay the library a visit.
The Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa
The Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa is in fact the largest and most mysterious Greco-Roman necropolis in Egypt. Discovered by coincidence in 1900, the tombs hosts hundreds of tombs that are featured by the interesting blend between the Roman and the ancient Egyptian arts and architecture. Travelers who spend their vacations in Egypt should never miss the chance to explore the secrets of this ancient burial site.
The Qaitbey Fort
One of the
No Man’s Land
The Oklahoma Panhandle once belonged to Texas. In fact, so did parts of what became New Mexico, Kansas, Colorado, and Wyoming.
When the pared-down version of Texas we know today petitioned to become a state, being a slave state, it could not include any area north of the 36th parallel.
To the east was Indian Territory-the main body of present-day Oklahoma. New Mexico Territory to the west of the panhandle was formed in 1850. The Kansas Territory was formed in 1854, and including part of that, The Territory of Colorado was formed in 1861.
This left an area of land called the “Public Land Strip,” also called “The Neutral Strip.” It was considered “neutral” because it was part of neither a slave nor free state.
In the years following the Civil War, cattlemen established settlements in the area. The strip provided good grazing ground, and was not far west of the Chisholm Trail that cattlemen used to drive cattle from Texas, north to the railheads in Kansas.
Settlers surveyed the land themselves, and named it the Cimarron Territory, and in the 1880s, almost became part of
It may be stressful to drive to new places on your own. You may come across crazy drivers that always try to cut you off. Therefore, it’s hard to keep many cars together, blowing horns in traffic jams. In this scenario, you are more prone to accidents.
On the other hand, if you hire a charter bus, you will travel with an expert driver who has a better idea of the roads. So, your mind is at ease throughout your journey. Therefore, you can relax and enjoy your trip. After all, you don’t want to go through all the stress when going on a tour with a group. Your purpose is to have fun. So, hiring a bus is a good idea.
Higher Safety Rating
Compared to traveling alone, you may not be at a higher risk of accident when going with a group on a vehicle. The fact of the matter is that the drivers of chartered buses know the latest safety procedures, so they try their level best to follow the traffic rules and stay on the safe side.
The cost of traveling by a charter