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    Enjoy Malaysia’s Great Outdoors with These Activities

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    Available local guides offer full briefing and city transports. It's best for families to enjoy the river thrill during the summer months, from March to May, to experience a smoother flow. Flying Through Rope Adventures Not afraid of heights? You can try to see the world from the floating hot air balloon in Putrajaya. Or better yet, go for rope courses and experience varying degrees of hanging obstacles in Skytrex Adventure in Langkawi or the moderately extreme waterfall abseiling in Sungai Pisang, Gombak. Both can be exciting challenges, depending on your skill and adventure thirst. If you crave for a winning water-earth-and-air combo, then surely you should the waterfall escapade. Join groups of other rappelling junkies to save costs, meet new friends, and double the fun.

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    7 of Europe’s Best Outdoor Destinations


    Not only is exploring the caves fun, but you will see some drawings painted by the locals over 14,000 years ago. 2. Provence, France This is no hidden gem, which is why tourists include this region on their travel plans year after year. If the beaches of the Mediterranean are not enough, you can explore some local vineyards and lie down on the vast lavender fields found in the area. There are also no big cities in the area but the local towns are worth checking out, like Avignon and its city walls. 3. Franconia, Germany While it is lesser known to most visitors to Germany, the Romantic Road is a road trip to the past and the traditions that continue to this day.

    Not only will the fresh air cure you of any physical or spiritual ailment but the views in Tyrol themselves will make you forget every single worry and stressful moment. 7

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    Taipei’s Top Attractions

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    In the quiet island of Taiwan, tourists will be amazed at what its capital has to offer. Foodies will love the street food scene, shoppers can look for deals at the night markets, and enjoy the hospitality of the Taiwanese. Most of all, these top Taipei tourist attractions will surely fill any visitor’s itinerary for the whole trip. 1. Taipei 101 Building For 6 years, this skyscraper was the tallest building in the whole world.. But beyond being another skyscraper, it is also a LEED-certified building, the tallest one to have the certification. It also provides an unparalleled view of the whole Taipei 101 Building For 6 years, this skyscraper was the tallest building in the whole world.

    Beyond that, the town is full of history for being the site of Fort San Domingo, whose name comes from the first fort the Spanish built in 1628. Taiwan is a gem for tourists looking for a destination that makes both the eyes and the stomach happy

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    The Top 5 Cottage Holiday Destinations in George, South Africa

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    George in South Africa is an epic spot for exploring the country's Garden Route and stunning coastline and mountains. If you like a vacation with adventure and time spent in the great outdoors, this small town makes the perfect base camp. Like the other great adventure destinations such as Fort William in Scotland, Park City in the USA and Chamonix in France, George is another dream destination for outdoor enthusiasts. But where can you find affordable accommodation in George, South Africa?. If you are the adventurous and budget-conscious type, try the numerous cottages in the area. Most offer the But where can you find affordable accommodation in George, South Africa? If you are the adventurous and budget-conscious type, try the numerous cottages in the area.

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    The 5 Most Daring Theme Park Rides in the World

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    Have you ever experienced planning a trip abroad and one of your friends or family members suggest going to an amusement park? Chances are that this suggestion will be shot down by one person saying "Theme parks are the same wherever you go! Why spend so much on something you can experience back in our country?" Well, to prove them wrong, there are actually theme parks that are very unique. Some are known for their extravagance and their effects while others are known for having the most thrilling rides. If you're one of those thrill-seekers looking for action-packed rides, then you should consult this article so you can start adding them to your bucket list.

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    Top 5 Restaurants in the World with Breathtaking Sea Views

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    Some prefer fine dining amidst tall buildings and the sound of traffic gridlock while others prefer the serenity of the beach, sweeping blue waters, cotton candy-shaped clouds above, and the gentle touch of a mild breeze brushing against your face. If you’re of the latter type, then you simply must get ready to dine in the top five restaurants in the world with truly breathtaking sea views. Club Dauphin, The French Riviera  The coast of the Mediterranean is home to many world-class restaurants that feature a fusion of classical European and exotic African cuisines. But when But when it comes to the best, there’s nothing quite like the Club Dauphin overlooking the pearl blue waters of the Mediterranean, perched atop the cliffs where the Grand Hotel du Cap-Ferrat stands.

    At the Four Seasons Resort, you get to enjoy a very romantic dinner set in a very small private island just for the two of you

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    Off the Beaten Track in Asia

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    It is incredibly difficult to come up with a list of 10 must-see places in Asia, given the entire vastness of this continent. From the landscape to the climate, the languages and the cultures, the variations are huge. Add the long history that has been recorded in many of the Asian countries, and your head will be full of information from every trip. Still, if you would like a taste of history, culture, and landscape, here are some places you can start with that are not the usual tourist traps. Bagan, Myanmar Back in its heyday, this was the center of thousands of Buddhist temples. Built around the 12th century, visitors to Bagan can still see what remains of the 13,000 temples that used to stand around.

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    Top Ten Must-See Attractions in Africa

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    Africa conjures up images of deserts and safaris, and while this is true, there are also lush landscapes and even very historical places to see in this continent. Travelers have much to explore here, and they may start with these top ten attractions that will introduce them to the beauty of the African nations. Maasia Mara National Reserve, Kenya This connects also to the Serengeti National Park, creating a huge safari destination that allows visitors to see wildlife in their natural habitat. Beyond seeing the wonderful herds and the native plant species, tourists can also take a hot-air balloon ride like no other, offering them also a view of the spectacular animals from above.

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    Fun Activities for Beach Lovers

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    Going to the beach should always be a part of anyone's summer vacation. For beach lovers, summertime can be at any time of the year. While people have different reasons to love the beach, there is more to it than just the sun, the sand, and the waters. There are loads of beaches around the world perfect for all kinds of activities. This recent feature in the Guardian newspaper is great for identifying some of the best beach adventure experiences around the world. In the meantime, to make sure you make the most out of your upcoming trip, here are 10 activities that will make you fall in love with the beach.

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    10 Budget Friendly Tips to Tour Europe

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    Europe may be a small continent but it’s rich in history, culture, architecture, gastronomic adventures, and a whole lot more. It’s no wonder that millions of tourists flock to the different countries that make up the bloc. But Europe has a reputation for being very expensive. Countries like Switzerland, France and the United Kingdom (see the UK budget trips in this handy article) can seem so expensive as to be out of reach of most budget travellers. But with a little knowledge, you can travel far and have a wonderful trip in this incredibly rich and diverse continent. You, too, can enjoy a tour of Europe even on a limited budget.

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    6 Exciting Adventure Destinations Around the World

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    The falls cannot be reached easily but it still makes the list of top visited attractions not only within Venezuela but in the world. The falls are over 3,200 feet high. This highest waterfall is surrounded by a region of jungle and mountains which add adventure to the trip. Visit the waterfall and appreciate the dense yet mesmerizing jungle sceneries. Mount Snowdon, United Kingdom Mount Snowdon is one of the best adventure travel destinations in the United Kingdom. Located in Snowdonia National Park in Wales, Mount Snowdon is one of the country's highest peaks. People flock here from all over the UK to walk and climb these mountains, where stunning views of craggy mountains can be enjoyed.

    5 Most Popular Skydiving Places in the World


    The scariest part of skydiving is the first few seconds you have before you jump off and out to the clouds. You feel your heart start to race and sometimes panic sets in. But when you do take that leap, you will find that there is more to the world than buildings, cars, and the internet. Skydiving makes you feel free as a bird and at the same time, it makes you grateful for the world that unfolds beneath you. There are a lot of skydiving places in the world, but here are the 5 most popular destinations where it's not just the sport that will get you giddy with excitement, but also the breathtaking scenery.

    What to Take Camping in Cornwall

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      One of things holding many potential campers back from their future experience in the open airs, is the concept of what to bring camping. Knowing what to induce a camping trip is essential, as it permits you to be prepared without bringing a lot of products. Keep reading for insight on what to induce a camping journey. Among the most vital parts of your Cornwall camping equipment is your outdoor tents. The outdoor tents you get ought to fit your requirements and the size of your camping celebration. If you have kids, you most likely wish to buy a large tent so they can sleep in the very same tent with you.

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    We Love the Outdoors

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    Welcome to What the Hill - a new website we hope will become a valuable resource of information for anyone who loves the outdoors. In this blog we feature the latest news and reviews about camping and outdoor like in the UK and around the world. Get out and enjoy the great outdoors. Please share this site. To whet you're appetite take a peek at this very funny clip from a British television programme.

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