Nosy Mangabe: Tropical Paradise

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Picture this: a tropical island home to rare animals, like the the aye-aye, a rare and unusual lemur, the jeweled Mantella frogs, the panther chameleons, among many others. Then envision its waters: teeming with coral reefs and home to humpback whales.  Then think of pirates and shipwrecks and rain forests. Sounds like an island straight from an adventure novel? Welcome to Nosy Mangabe. True enough, Douglas …

In Maceio, Brazil, Winter is Summer

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You who have set your mind on spending the holidays in some heaven-on-earth tropical paradise, particularly in South America, but the only time you have for a leisure travel is in the winter. Is it possible, you wonder? Very much so. The solution to your problem is the city of Maceio, in Alagoas, Brazil. Despite intermittent rain showers, winter time in Maceio is …

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5 Air Travel Tips

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Carefully planning your itinerary, getting inside information about the best among the best of hotels in your travel destination, being armed with clever tricks on how to get the best travel deals are all essential for an enjoyable trip. Seasoned travelers discover more and more things as they continue to travel; they keep discovering mistakes, tricks, realizations, errors, and whatnot. …

Clever Tricks to Save Time and Money in Travel

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With every one seemingly adamant to take a vacation despite the serious economic situation, airline profits are skyrocketing. Ticket fares are steep indeed; however, this does not stop travelers, families, and friends from taking a well-deserved vacation. If you are now itching to fly to a tropical destination, and are even willing to blow off your savings because, heck, you …

Pack Wisely and Avoid Travel Nightmares

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Remember the airport scene from the movie Up in the Air when Ryan Bingham, played by George Clooney, tutored his young companion Natalie Keener on how to pack correctly? Helping her switch from her gigantic, overweight luggage (to the point of also throwing out the unnecessary stuff she packed) to a smaller, more compact, updated roller luggage? Then Keener whined: “I …