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Parties in Ban Tai in Koh Phangan

Thailand has several names. One of them is the ‘land of the free’. This moniker is partly because Thailand was never taken over by the British or the Japanese, and partly because Thai people tend to value their independence. When first going to Thailand it can be hard to understand how a country with prevalent traditional Buddhist values also is the world center for transsexuals. It is not a permissive attitude like in Western Europe that explains this seeming contradiction, but rather a ‘live and let live’ philosophy – one’s own karma is one’s own business.

The land of the free can also refer to the fact that Thailand remains a fairly decentralized country. In the south particularly they speak their own dialect and tend to ignore or just pay lip service to the edicts coming from Bangkok.

An example of this is the parties around the small village of Ban Tai on the tropical island of Koh Phangan. Ever since the Full Moon Party in Haad Rin started attracting big crowds there has been a general proliferation of all night techno and trance parties on the island. Read the rest of this entry »

Three Reasons You Need to Get a Passport to Cruise

Current United States passport requirements do not require cruise passengers traveling to Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and the Bahamas to have a passport so long as the ship starts and ends in the same American port city.

This has been welcome news to many cruisers who did not want to purchase a passport as well as to those countries mentioned above who were afraid of losing millions in tourism dollars.

Even though cruise passport guidelines do not require you to have one in many cases, here are three reasons you should consider purchasing a passport anyway. Read the rest of this entry »

Reasons Why you Should Opt for a Custom Luggage Tag for your Belongings

Purchasing a nice custom luggage tag for your belongings is soon becoming a necessity. Not only do these tags enhance your individuality and character, they also make keeping your luggage safe and in your sight at all times a sure possibility.

You should be discreet with the information that you insert on your custom luggage tag. While name, address and cell phone number are necessary details adding your home number is not a good idea. If you lose your baggage then your cell phone number will make it very easy for the finder to contact you and reunite you with your luggage. Adding your email address serves no purpose except that of filling your inbox with a lot of junk. Read the rest of this entry »

Extended Stay Hotels Las Vegas: Home Away From Home

Known as “The Entertainment Capital of the World”, Las Vegas, the most populous city in Nevada, USA is internationally famous for its casino and entertainment resorts and stunning light displays. This world known city is the best place for shopping, gambling and fine dining. So if you are looking for an exciting holiday escape or dreaming a stamped on your memory vacation, but not sure where to stay, extended stay hotels Las Vegas might be the answer you need. Read the rest of this entry »

Exotic Property for Sale in Prades

Prades is a small village with a population of not more than 6,000 people in the Languedoc-Roussillon region. It is among the high price property hubs in the France. The location of the village and its positioning at the base of the Canigou Mountain are one of the primary reasons for this huge demand. The village is also located at the confluence of a number of rivers and it has a micro-climate of its own that features more hours of sunshine. The landscape turns magical in the spring when the white peach blossom blends with the Canigou snow. Read the rest of this entry »

Two Come-Back Thailand Beaches: Thong Nai Pan Beaches Worth Exploring

Thong Nai Pan means in Thai ‘bay of Pan’ because it is believed that the twin bay on the tropical island of Koh Phangan was given to a man called Pan as a reward by the King of Thailand for services rendered to the crown.

There are two main beaches in the Thong Nai Pan area – Thong Nai Pan Yai (‘big bay of Pan’) and Thong Nai Pan Noi (‘small bay of Pan’). Both of these beaches are stunning white sand places with warm turquoise water that is good for year round swimming. Read the rest of this entry »

Modified Vehicles Will Attract Higher Premiums for Daily Car Insurance

If you are looking to borrow a car for some reason, and find that the vehicle has been modified, you can rest assured that the insurance company you approach for daily car insurance will also be taking a close look at the vehicle. You will either be told by the insurer to change the car or pay a higher premium on the short-term car insurance policy. This could come as a shock to you, but insurance companies are specific about the terms and conditions for modified vehicles. Read the rest of this entry »

The Best Of Maui Vacation Rentals

Lahaina is a town rich in history located on the western shore of Maui. In the earlier days, it was one of the top whaling towns and at present, holds some of the best shops and art galleries in Maui. But Lanaiha is not only about shops and galleries, it is a hot spot for tourists who want to enjoy the sunny climate, white sand beaches and other activities that keep travelers coming every time.

Maui vacation rentals are favored by vacationers every time they need accommodations in Lahaina. The cheaper price and the facility makes their stay even more enjoyable in Maui. A maui vacation rental will provide you with the serenity you seek, here are some of the more popular ones. Read the rest of this entry »

Beach Chairs For Your Family

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WearEver Hi-Back Deluxe Steel Backpack Chair (Blue)

WearEver Deluxe Aluminum Hi-Back Backpack Chair

Big Kahuna Aluminum Folding Beach Chair by Rio X-Wide

Tommy Bahama Backpack Cooler Chair with Storage Pouch and Towel Bar

Tommy Bahama Backpack Cooler Chair with Storage Pouch and Towel Bar 300 LBS Capacity-red

Kelsyus Recline Backpack Beach Chair with UV Canopy

If you are in the market to get a couple of beach chairs but don’t know how much they cost or where to buy them, this article will help you. has a Rio Brands Inc 17′ High Boy one for about forty six dollars. The color it comes in is in stripes. It can hold up to 250 pounds. They also have a WearEver Steel Hi Back Backpack one in green for also about forty six dollars. Read the rest of this entry »

Experience Luxury: Cunard Queen Mary 2 and Norwegian Cruises Liners

Learn More About Cruise Ships with Resources from Amazon

Complete Guide To Cruising & Cruise Ships 2011 (Berlitz Complete Guide to Cruising and Cruise Ships)

The Truth About Cruise Ships – A Cruise Ship Officer Survives the Work, Adventure, Alcohol, and Sex of Ship Life

Cruise Confidential: A Hit Below the Waterline: Where the Crew Lives, Eats, Wars, and Parties. One Crazy Year Working on Cruise Ships (Travelers’ Tales)

Cruise Ship Trip Inside and Out

Traveling with cruise ships and liners are actually quiet pretty expensive that needs proper budget and savings before deciding to choose what type of cruiser you choose to get a luxurious type of vacation with. But if you have the exact amount of money and savings for Cunard Queen Mary 2, then you will surely have a very wonderful lifetime experience of luxurious travel for only a week or days of stay traveling with different destinations. Read the rest of this entry »

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