5 Reasons Why You Should Never Give Back Vacation Days
As you may have heard America is ranked as one of the lowest countries in the world for vacation time taken. In fact, a recent survey shows that forty percent of Americans will not use all of their paid time off in a given year. Although you hoarde your vacation time all year long dreaming of the perfect vacation destinations, something inevitably comes up and you miss out. Here are five reasons why you should never miss out on taking your vacation days.Shark Spotting in the Maldives
The coral reefs of the Maldive atolls, which look like submerged Jackson Pollack paintings, attract dozens of species of sharks. There are three ways to shake hands with the animals: spot, snorkel, or dive.Queen’s Park and the Legislative Building
The Queen’s Park is located on the grounds of the Ontario Legislative Building and it’s often used as a metonym for the Government of Ontario. Edward VII, then Prince of Wales opened it in 1860, and it was named in honor of Queen Victoria. Though the property is, in principle, owned by the University of Toronto, it has been leased to the Government of Ontario for 999 years.Disney’s Space Mountain, and the Story Behind It
When Walt Disney was developing its Orlando-based theme park, one of the goals was to have an industrial complex that would provide a showcase of industry at work. The company was actually ahead of its time in partnering with large corporations, with companies investing money and know-how to get the exposure at Walt Disney World. We see today the stadiums and arenas that all have corporate names attached to them, and you can’t watch a ballgame without it being presented with some brand name.4 Great Sites To Tour In Ephesus
Ephesus was constructed in 6000 BC and it quickly grew such that by the 1st century, it was the largest city in the Mediterranean and had over 250,000 people. The city was very strong and due to this it survived great wars. For example, it survived Greco-Persian wars and Cimmerian attacks.Things That You Must Do on Your Tour to Bharatpur
Considered as the Eastern Gateway of Rajasthan, Bharatpur was founded in the year 1733 by Maharaja Suraj Mall. For a small city, Bharatpur is quite interesting and is one of the most visited city of Rajasthan.The Dead Sea – 12 Tips to Make the Most of Your Visit
The Dead Sea, bordered by Israel and Jordan, is one of the world’s saltiest bodies of water and at 1,401 feet (427 meters) below sea level, the Earth’s lowest elevation on land. The water is nine times saltier than the ocean and contains over 20 different minerals that are calming and healing. When you visit, prepare to just lay back in the water… and float without effort. The “Salt Sea” is in the desert and the area is extreme – hot, dry, sunny, salty. Here are 12 tips to help you prepare so your visit to this extraordinary place will be comfortable, safe, and fun.Top Four Destinations That You Must Visit During the Christmas Season
People celebrate Christmas in different ways. For some, this is the time to show off their cooking skills since the holidays is always marked by family reunions and other types of gatherings. For some, Christmas is the time of the year where they indulge themselves a bit, whether in the form of shopping or traveling.Coastal or Countryside – Which Villas in Tuscany Work for You?
There is no better way to enjoy Italy than by staying in villas in Tuscany. Will a seaside or hillside location best suit your needs?Observations From Normandy’s D-Day Invasion Site
I recently visited the historic site of the D-Day invasion by the Allied Forces on June 6, 1944. Being a history buff I had studied this remarkable event in human history, and there have of course been numerous movies depicting that famous day. But when you see the actual site of the event it almost always takes on an entirely new meaning.