Category Archives: Vacation spots

Best Places to Visit During the Holiday Season for Kids

Holiday bring a lot of excitement for kids. They want to have a break from the routine life. Visiting their favorite destination is a good option but you should try new places as well. kids love entertainment parks, safari park and other such places, which seems challenging and exciting. Here are some places, where you can plan your visit for next holiday.

Costa Rica

The place is known to have exotic wildlife, particularly sloth and monkeys. Kids will enjoy the beaches and swimming under the waterfalls. Everyone loves zip lining and kayaking. “Safari floats”, a rapid river ride will be the highlight of this trip.

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The Black Hills

This place in South Dakota is known for the excitement it offers to its visitors, particular kids. They enjoy the longest wind cave of the world here. Horseback riding and wildlife watching are also loved by children. There is a wildlife loop road, where you can see deer, bison, mountain goats and elk roaming around. Reptile garden is also fascinating for kids.

Yellowstone National Park

An exciting place for the kids. If your kids have not been there, make sure they visit the park before they grow up. The most attractive features for kids include hot springs, mud spots and shoot steam, which goes to the height of 185 feet. Multicolored hot springs are loved by the kids. As it’s a wildlife park, kids can experience to see bison, elk even bear and wolf roaming around.

Cayman Islands

If your kids enjoy swimming and love sea life, this island is the best place to visit. The water around the island is very clear for swimming and you can see hundreds of stingrays in it. Children can feed these stingrays and enjoy swimming with these creatures.

Visiting a new place is always exciting, but make sure that your get enough information about the place and make bookings in advance.

Watch Out For The New Boracay

Image credit: People’s Tonight editorial cartoon for July 11, 2018; and NVT for the drawing

The closure of the Philippine resort island of Boracay (in Malay, Aklan), one of the nation’s major tourist destinations, was set for six months starting April 26, 2018 as part of the government’s efforts at the island’s environmental rehabilitation. Wikipedia

World’s Best Islands: Palawan, Boracay, Cebu

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Credits: N and People’s Tonight (October 25, 2016)

Once again three beautiful places in the Philippines were included in the list of top 20 islands in the world. These are Palawan, Boracay, and Cebu.

The US travel magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, named Palawan as the world’s best island for the second straight year.

Palawan, which is home to the famous Underground River, is known for being among the world’s best spots for snorkeling with its crystal blue waters.

“Palawan’s natural wonder is one of the longest underground rivers in the world, traveling five miles through a subterranean cave system. Guided boat tours take visitors down a portion of the waterway, where karsts, natural rock formations created by dissolving limestone, loom in every direction,” according to the Magazine.

In 1999, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) declared Palawan’s subterranean river a World Heritage Site.

Although listed as the most densely populated island in the Philippines, Cebu is famous for its beaches.

Boracay, on the other hand, is described as the island “with powdery white sand and shallow azure water ideal for swimming and snorkeling.

More than 128,000 travelers participated in the survey. The islands were “judged on a set of criteria relevant to their category, based on a standard five-point scale: excellent, very good, good, fair and poor.”

CN Traveler’s top 20 islands in the world :

Palawan, Philippines
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Moorea, French Polynesia
Waiheke Island, New Zealand
Bermuda
Great Barrier Reef & Whitsunday Islands, Australia
Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
Bali, Indonesia
Santorini, Greece
Tasmania, Australia
Cook Islands
British Virgin Islands
St. John, USVI
Mykonos, Greece
Boracay, Philippines
Maldives
Orkney Islands, Scotland
St. Lucia
Cebu, Philippines
Hvar & Dalmatian Islands, Croatia

Credit: Philippne Star; CNTraveler