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Why Marmaris is the best choice for spending a vacation

Why burn a hole in your pocket to visit popular places in Europe when you can enjoy a memorable holiday at lesser known but exotic places? Yes, there are places which offer breathtaking views, good food, friendly people and an opportunity to spend a few days in solitude. If you are wondering about what I am talking about, it’s Marmaris.

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Why choose Marmaris for your holiday

Tucked away in Turkey, Marmaris is slowly waking up to global attention. This once quaint fishing town has already become an international sensation. The beautiful beaches, water sports, historical monuments and great food, all have made Marmaris a favorite with tourists. It’s easy to get there with online travel visa and there are plenty of hotels to stay. (more…)

Can you have a Great British weekend on a budget?

ghqq2The Lake District in England is one of the most popular weekend budget holiday destinations. It offers a tranquil weekend amid spectacular scenery and many outdoor activities to refresh and rejuvenate a city-weary person. With inexpensive hotels and meals, the weekend will be very affordable and visitors return home feeling like a million.

It is easy to reach the Lake District by car, rail or air. The main train station is Windermere in the Lake District.

For those who want to travel by car or caravan they can take the M6, A66, A65 and A69 which make it easily accessible from the north and south of the UK. There are airports in Manchester, Leeds/Bradford and Blackpool which is 40 minutes by car from Cumbria. (more…)

Compliments that build confidence

hutt33We all love us some praise, and especially children. Note, however, that not every praise to build self-confidence. Excessive and wrongly formulated praise can lead the child is expected to delight every little thing you do is not good for the self-confidence. Praise that builds a positive belief in yourself is earned, it refers to a specific action, and repeated when necessary.

Help your child identify their abilities through the wise praise, here’s how:

Start by child attention.

Pay attention to the special talent, trait, skill or love for something that deserves recognition. You may notice a talent for art, or a character trait that is worthy of praise.

Then, wait a moment in which the talents or characteristics come to the fore.

This is the moment where you can pay tribute to the talent of the child or property. It is important that your message is a child, that child understand exactly what you want to praise in him, for example: “Ana you really have a sense of painting as you use all the beautiful colors in their drawings.” It’s a good idea to always use the same word to describe talent of the child, and to be precise why praise a child.

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Ujjain – The City of Kumbha Mela

bhy21Ujjain is popular all over the world for the largest gathering of Kumbh Mela that is held on the banks of Shipra River. The event is held once in every 12 years, and millions of participants come from all over the country to take part in the event. The city has different temples from different eras and is also known as the temple city of Madhya Pradesh. It also has the most ancient bathing ghat which goes by the name of Shri Ram Ghat. The city is also considered the Greenwich of India as the first Meridian of the longitude passes through it.

As it has numerous temples that are holiest places of faith for Hindus, it is always flooded with pilgrims. Due to the historical importance of the city, there are also many foreign tourists visiting this beautiful city round the year. (more…)

Why Adventure Holidays are Becoming Ever More Popular

bvcxdsIt seems that there are a burgeoning number of holiday makers who are no longer content with a little rest and relaxation and are looking for something more adventurous when they go abroad.

Research from the Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO) has shown that adventure holidays are a growth industry as more and more people are looking to get active on their travels instead of lounging on a beach or watching the world go by from a bar. This is a trend that has also been noted by industry experts, who have also seen greater numbers of families and older travellers looking for adventure and excitement on their travels. So just what is the appeal of an adventure abroad? (more…)

Rosa Negra – Barcelona’s own Mexican Style

mk009Rosa Negra is just one of those places you must visit when coming to the city of Barcelona, if you want to have some of the best Mexican food outside of Mexico. Lucky for you, there are two choices to take your fancy, the first is Rosa Negra on the busy street of Calle Laietana and the other is in the Ravel and is called Rosa Ravel, both locations which are a short walk from the famous Plaza Catalunya. So if you are looking for an apartment for rent in Barcelona, make sure you are within this vibrant tourist area, so you can sample the best of Barcelona.

Rosa Negra is both a bar and a restaurant, and they server some of the best cocktails in the city, and the most delicious food that will make your taste buds dance. With only the freshest ingredients used, expect to savor the tastes of homemade guacamole, nachos, salsa, quesadillas, tacos and burritos. (more…)