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The Enchanting Rugged and Windy Catalins

The Kiwis call this the great southern land where the sea breeze will wipe you out, the shepherds are quite a sight for the ignorant city folks, and hector’s dolphins surf right next to you. If all this sounds like fun, check out the ‘rugged, windy and cold southern coastline.

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How about watching movies under the stars?

In an age when anyone can buy a projector and throw an unplanned film screening in their backyard, there’s still something powerful about excessive scale when countries like Paris, Chicago and London turns their parks into movie theaters each summer.

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Stay healthy while on move!

Traveling to another country can often cause health discomfort especially when you travel to a country where the climate and social conditions are different from yours. You would definitely not want your vacation to be spoiled. To make sure that health problem will not be on your way, you need take proper care of your eating habits, packing your medicine kit and other health issues.

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Travelpod: World's first mobile hotel room

Next time you travel for some outdoor entertainment, forget waterlogged tents and try out this out-of-this-world portable hotel room.
The hotel chain, Travelodge has produced the ultimate accessory to ensure that you have a dry and comfortable night’s sleep outdoors. Named Travelpod, it’s a mobile bedroom that allows holidaymakers to live in luxury on the move.
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Take a ride on an enormous homemade slip-n-slide!

Something Awful’s forum member Bruiser has built a 535-foot long version of the slip’n slide. Lubed with ten gallons of mineral oil, the approximate cost $3,000 dollars after materials and labor. It is no doubt homemade, but a lot of thought that went into its creation. To put this monstrous slip n’ slide together an engineer was called for help. It’s so long that you can’t even see the bottom from the top of the slide.
Take a look at the pictures below.

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New spas seeking inspiration from the past to preserve it

The Spa of Colonial Williamsburg
Every one of us wishes to take a break from this hectic routine and relax in a place where we can pamper our bodies and rejuvenate our mind and soul. What better option than spas? More and more spas are opening around the world. While most of them take pride in keeping up with the latest trends, there are many which are looking to past for inspiration in everything from decor to botanical remedies.

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Take a look at Sherman's top New Year destinations

For some ambitious travelers, there’s always a new destination to visit every New Year’s Eve. Of all these international travel destinations, only five of them made it to the Sherman’s list. Goa (India), Aspen (Colorado, US), Barcelona(Spain), Bangkok(Thailand), and Edinburgh(Scotland) are five great choices listed by Sherman. Although New Year is not quite there yet, this would be a good time to book your airplane tickets and hotel rooms at these places.

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Dubai boasts about Middle East's first ice lounge

After the launch of an indoor ski resort inside the shopping complex in Dubai, things are really taking off. Recently, Dubai opened an ice lounge called Chill out. So, when the mercury soars like crazy outside, you can throw a couple of layers on and enjoy the indoor cold weather, while chilling out in this new ice lounge.

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First space hotel planned to open in 2012

Now it’ll be possible to see the earth from a distance. Yes you’ve read it right! Galactic Suite, the first orbiting hotel planned in space is expected to open for business in 2012. The hotel will allow you to travel around the world in 80 minutes.
Galactic Suite would consist of pod-like rooms and a spa room with floating bubbles of water. You’ll have to wear velcro suits and crawl around the rooms to stick yourselves to the wall in a Spiderman style. Bathrooms will be in zero gravity.

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Travel helping infectious diseases spread faster: WHO

Margaret Chan (Director General of the World Health Organization).
This is the era when we are more connected than ever. Billions of people travel each year and the number is increasing on a large scale. While we travel, we meet many other passengers. But can you imagine the amount of airborne ailments accompanying some of those passengers?

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