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10 Things You Should Do Before You Die

We all have things we want to do before we die. I’m sure people’s lists involve stuff like ‘travel to Paris, Tokyo, a crack den, etc” so I won’t include them on this list. Most people aren’t Oprah-rich and can’t spend every day jet-setting to complete their bucket lists, but I couldn’t resist including a couple of things that might require a lottery win.

In the immortal words of Ferris Bueller…

1. Go on a road trip

Preferably without getting murdered. Stay away from abandoned buildings and don’t take advice from crusty old men at gas stations.

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Asia Travel

Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Cambodia

Cambodia is slowly recovering from the horrors of the Khmer Rouge’s reign of terror. Major problems still exist: land mines, poverty and a devastated infrastructure. But the reconstruction and healing process is now well under way and increasing numbers of tourists are rediscovering Cambodia’s attractions. The stunning temples of Angkor are the obvious draw for most tourists, but the country has much else to offer: tropical beaches, colonial buildings and an abundance of natural attractions.

10. Preah Vihear

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Preah Vihear is a Khmer temple situated atop a 525 meter (1,722 ft) cliff in the Dângrêk Mountains, on the border between Cambodia and Thailand. It has the most spectacular setting of all the Khmer temples. Most of the temple was constructed in the 11th and 12th century during the reigns of the Khmer kings Suryavarman I and Suryavarman II. It was dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. Preah Vihear is the subject of a long-running territorial dispute between Thailand and Cambodia, and several soldiers were killed in clashes in 2009.

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North America Travel

5 Things to Do in Hawaii

When you think of Islands, you think of Hawaii! This is one of the biggest reasons why we would love to highlight this awesome group of Islands. Hawaii is the largest island located in the U.S. state of Hawaii. It is the largest and the southeastern-most of the Hawaiian islands, a chain of volcanic islands in the North Pacific Ocean. With an area of 4,028 square miles (10,430 km2), it is larger than all of the other islands in the archipelago combined and is the largest island in the United States. The island of Hawaii is the third largest island in Polynesia, behind the two main islands of New Zealand. The island is often referred to as the Island of Hawaiʻi, the Big Island, or Hawaiʻi Island to distinguish between the island and the state. It is coterminous with Hawaiʻi County and includes the Hilo Micropolitan Statistical Area.

There are so many fun things to do on beautiful Island, we highlight 5 of them in this post.

1. Hike the Legendary Na Pali Coast, Kauai

Considered the state’s best backpacking route, the 22-mile round-trip Kalalau Trail cuts through the famed Na Pali Coast, an unspoiled wonderland where fluted cliffs and lush valleys crash abruptly into the blue Pacific. Originally built in the mid-1800s, the trail has narrow switchbacks, sheer drop-offs, and alarming, cliff-grabbing turns. Needless to say, only the brave and experienced need apply. After traversing five valleys, the path ends—as if the bounty for your trouble—at the golden sands of Kalalau Beach. Here, pitch a tent under the jungle canopy, then shower under the valley’s legendary beachside waterfall. Isolated and inspired, don’t be surprised if bidding “aloha” to the modern world comes to mind. Though state permits allow only five nights total (including time spent at Hanakoa, a campsite six miles from the trailhead) that doesn’t stop some wanderlust souls, including those who prefer the fashion sense of Adam and Eve, from making it their mission to avoid regular sweeps by officials.

—By Sheila Sarhangi

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Europe Travel

Our favorite spots in London

Don’t miss these top places to visit on your trip to London. From the modern Coca-Cola London Eye, to the historic Tower of London, London’s top 10 tourist attractions are a must-see on any London sightseeing trip. Even better, many London landmarks are free to visit. There are also plenty of kid-friendly places to visit in London, such as the SEALIFE London Aquarium and Kensington’s Science Museum. Soak up some culture at London museums, visit the Queen at Buckingham Palace, or take the perfect picture with Big Ben.

1. British Museum

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The world-famous British Museum exhibits the works of man from prehistoric to modern times, from around the world. Highlights include the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures and the mummies in the Ancient Egypt collection. Some exhibitions require tickets. Read More.

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Europe Travel

10 Things You Must See In Amsterdam 2016

Amsterdam is maybe the most beautiful city of Europe containing the best highlights of this continent! Despite the obvious presence of thousands of visitors, its life remained authentic. From the romantic Canals to the red light district and the various amount of unique cafés, Amsterdam has something to offer for everybody. Nevertheless, there are places in the city you should not miss during your visit. We from 123 Wander selected the 10 hightlights you should see when you are scheduling a city trip to Amsterdam The Netherlands.

1. Amsterdam Canal Ring

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The city old centre is formed from canal rings, which give you the feeling of space, freedom and peace. Walk through these canal streets or better – take a trip with a boat by boarding one of the tourist cruises or by renting the boat yourself. Anther way to explore the Venice of the North is to take a ride on a bicycle. Any way you decide for – enjoy this city, one of the most beautiful in the world.

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Europe Travel

Top 5 Countries to party in 2016

If you think the dance music scene is big in the US, just wait until you hear how much it’s taking the rest of the world by storm. Unless you’ve been too hung up on the happenings in your own neck of the woods, you may have noticed that our culture is rapidly spreading to all corners of the globe, as new festivals, nightclubs and events continue to pop up in big cities on the regular. Here are the top five international destinations that should be on your radar for 2016.

SOUTH KOREA

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Korea has undoubtedly the biggest dance music scene out of any Asian country that I’ve experienced. I spent two years living and teaching English in Seoul, and I had an absolute blast raving nearly every weekend.

Korean people are lively and energetic, and they know how to get down better than any other culture I’ve ever seen. Almost everyone religiously drinks soju—a rice liquor similar to Japanese sake—and it’s sold for $1 per small bottle. Take a few bottles of this good stuff down the hatch, and you’ll understand exactly why the Korean crowd is always ready to get wild and rowdy. And just wait until you see how they dance; it’ll blow your mind!

Notable nightclubs in Seoul: Octagon, Ellui, Syndrome, Mass, Answer

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Europe Travel

Get the most out of Paris

Paris is one of the moest romantic cities in the world, you could visit the Louvre or head to the Eifel Tower, but if you already have done that (or you don’t want to see what the majority wants to see) you should read further and see what we have in store for you!

Make the most of free first Sundays

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If you get your timing right, you can visit some of the most popular museums and monuments in Paris for free, thanks to the free first Sundays programme. Among those included are tourist magnets such as the Louvre and Musee d’Orsay, as well smaller quirky spots such as the Albert-Kahn musée et jardins (a homage to gardens around the world) and the Musée de l’Assistance Publique, which celebrates the history of Paris hospitals. The free Sundays programme offers the perfect opportunity to poke your nose into some of the places you may not have considered visiting with a door tax.
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Europe Travel

Fragments of Iceland

Iceland is one of our favorite countries. So many natural wonders here! Only a few top lists do it without Iceland, therefore we created this list made entirely of Icelandic beauties. Have you seen any of them? Aren’t they unbelievable?

10. Whale Watching

The gentle marine giants can be seen from the different locations in the country including Reykjavík. Several companies organize the 2-3 hour whale watching tours. Icelanders also hunt whales, so later you can order it in the restaurant. Cruel, but this is life.

Why to go there?

A rare opportunity to see these amazing creatures.

When to go there?

From May to September.

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Travel

top 10 largest shopping malls of the world in 2016

Here is the list of Ten largest shopping malls, in light of the range which the malls are possessed the measure of square feet the property has for benefit making exercises including retail, entertainment, and feasting. Asia houses the eight world’s biggest strip mall. Rankings are in light of measurements from Eastern Connecticut State University, which orchestrates data from strip mall management associations.

10. Sunway Pyramid, Subang Jaya, Malaysia – 396,000 square meters – This is an incredible spot where you can discover all things under one umbrella. You won’t miss this spot on the off chance that you are in the Bandar Sunway locale in Subang Jaya. Here you can discover a pyramid outline with a beast lion standing gatekeeper at the way. This awesome mall opened in 1997 with some redevelopment done in 2007. It has more than 800 shops and organizations open. The entire building has an Egyptian-breathed life into layout, with pseudo hieroglyphics and pharaoh statues.

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Travel

10 Most Romantic Getaways 2016

If you are planning to have a romantic weekend, consider these ten places to see and things to do. Whether you are looking for a nice trip, romantic cruise or just a lazy day on the Amalfi coast – scroll through the list and pick your favorite one because we have selected the 10 most romantic getaways specially for you!

10. Have a Romantic Weekend in Colmar

Situated in the north-eastern France, Colmar is stunningly beautiful. Its well preserved old town and the diversity of architectural styles make the city one of the most popular destinations in France. The town looks like a fairy tale village and has served as an inspiration for the creators of one of the most beautiful cartoons Howl’s Moving Castle. Explore Colmar’s old town by walking the streets and also take a Lauch River boat tour: the canals crossing the city are called little Venice.

Why to go there?

Have a boat trip via the canals or go wine tasting. The region produces wines and has a famous 170 km long Wine Route, which passes Colmar as well. Wine and the Alsatian cuisine are another things to explore here.

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