Miscellaneous

When did we start to travel for pleasure?

Tourism as we know it today is a true economic phenomenon that really began in the 18th century. The appearance of the great European journey that the young French, Scandinavian, or Russian people of the high society used to call. The Grand Tour. Since its birth tourism has had time to evolve and diversify. Medical and aesthetic tourism The reasons for which we travel today are extremely diverse. This branch of tourism consists of traveling to receive treatment that may not be available in the country of residence or that is better done elsewhere. A sub-branch of medical tourism is aesthetic tourism, which consists of traveling to have cosmetic surgery or beauty treatments. Gastronomic tourism Another form of tourism, a culinary tourist is a traveler whose main motivation is to try the food and drink specific to the place where he or she is traveling. If you are passionate about food, or you work in the gastronomy industry looking for new recipes and inspiration this type of tourism co... Read more

The most popular tourist scams

Traveling for pleasure is how the word tourism has been first defined in the 1930s. Traveling in order to discover new cultures and horizons is nowadays a very popular and relaxing activity that some people even decide to go on a world tour. Because we want you to spend a great time we have made a small selection for you of the most common tourist scams. Vietnam, Thailand, India, Chile, and Vietnam. These countries known for the beauty of their landscape and their cultural diversity is a real nest of scam tourists. Public transportation is a real trap for those of us who are not informed. They have a very simple trick where the cab driver makes the trip last as long as possible in order to make you pay more for your trip. Another trick, a little more elaborate this time, is to make you believe that the sites and monuments you want to visit are all closed for some reason. Then He will offer you his help by driving you to stores or travel agencies with whom everything has already been pl... Read more

Let’s choose your next destination

Traveling to discover new countries is a very soothing activity for human beings. In order for this experience to remain a real pleasure from the beginning to the end, it is necessary to carefully choose the countries you are willing to visit. We have made a ranking of the countries around the world according to their safety for tourists. The most secured countries in the world. At the top of this list we have Iceland, which is considered the safest country in the world. In addition, not having to worry about your safety and the various tourist scams you can visit beautiful places such as the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, the Thríhnjúkagígur volcano, the Geysir geysers or the spectacular Bolafjall Mountain. Just after Iceland we have New Zealand, popular for its rugby team. New Zealand is also full of spectacular and natural landscapes and sites: you can visit the Moeraki Boulders, these magnificent three-meter spherical rocks washed up on the beach will leave you speechless, or the Fox... Read more

Is the moon the next tourist destination?

Are you tired of the multitude of landscapes that the planet earth offers us? Maybe you need to see more spectacular sights. Maybe you need to go further. Perhaps you want to visit space or spend the summer on the moon. Space tourism will be possible and sooner than you think. Why do we want to visit space? Space represents, contrary to our planet, this infinite space which has not yet been explored and which is so coveted. Many billions have been invested in the exploration of space and for some time now this privilege reserved for the elite among us could soon be more and more open to the public. It was not until the year 2001 that the term space tourism has been made possible for the wealthiest among us who have the dream of going into space. Two possibilities had been offered to people. The first and most expensive one consists in following a long training in order to be able to stay in the International Space Station. The second option and less expensive also especially less unple... Read more

Be well-prepared for your vacation

Planning your trip is an important step. Either it is well-prepared or not, this step will largely determine how your trip will turn out. There are many parameters to take into account to have a great vacation. Establish a Budget Establishing a budget is the first step for the trip. This step is not to be neglected. You must establish with precision the amount you are ready to invest in transportation, lodging, visits, food, shopping, souvenirs, extracts and unforeseen events. It is imperative that you establish a well-detailed budget, otherwise you may find yourself spending more than you have and hello the damage. Choose wisely your destination The choice of the destination is a significant step in planning your trip. Where do you want to go? Do you prefer to go to the beach, or maybe you do prefer the calm that the mountains can offer you. It is important that you make your choice according to your preferences and desires. Do not embark on an adventure if you do not want to go there... Read more