Having a whale of a time

by Rianne Ojeh on 30 September 2013, 14:09PM Having a whale of a time Watching a whale burst through the water's surface is a fascinating and unforgettable sight. There is something quite magical about seeing the largest mammal in their natural environment, at its most glorious. Whale watching is one of the most popular wild-life experiences and has a broad appeal to all ages. Many consider it a once in a life-time opportunity so where are the best places to see whales in action? Travelbag has selected its five favourite destinations for whale watching. Hermanus, South AfricaSouth Africa prides itself on some of the best land-based whale-watching in the world. From August-November, hundreds of Southern Right whales find their way each year to Walker’s Bay in Hermanus, making the town the whale-watching capital of South Africa. The whales can be seen...
We asked 1,000 Brits to name a famous Mexican

We asked 1,000 Brits to name a famous Mexican

If you had to name one famous Mexican, whom would you choose? We posed this question to 1,000 Brits using Google’s Consumer Surveys, and the results were mixed, to say the least!The Centaur of the North, Pancho Villa, topped the results, but just 0.1% behind the Mexican revolutionary was no other than Speedy Gonzales! The Looney Toon came a close second in our poll, with 7.6% of Brits voti...
by Travelbag on 24 September 2013, 09:09AM



Top Tips for Tahiti and her islands

Top Tips for Tahiti and her islands

Tahiti and her islands are gorgeous – and definitely live up to all the hype. French Polynesia is indeed a tropical paradise as romantic as can be. That said – and no matter where you're coming from – this South Pacific archipelago isn't somewhere you simply hop over to for the weekend. To make the most out of your time visiting Tahiti and her islands, here are a few top tips so ...
by Chris Osburn on 16 September 2013, 14:09PM



return2paradise

return2paradise

A few months ago, a friend of mine sent me a text message that led to an experience of a lifetime. The message said "Hamilton Island is running an Instagram competition; you must win it, its heaven". Oh boy, he was so right. Double right actually! I had to win because it was heaven. After getting my visa to Australia (don’t forget you need one) and a long flight from London to Sydney, it wa...
by Ido Simyoni on 10 September 2013, 09:09AM



Is cruising for you?

Is cruising for you?

Is cruising for you? Peter Morrell goes on a mini cruise to find out what a life on the ocean waves is really like.Surveys have shown that only about 15 per cent of people in the UK have been on a cruise. This means that there must be a lot of people who are wondering what a holiday on a ship is really like. To find out more, my wife and I recently went aboard Fred Olsen’s Balmoral for a thr...
by Peter Morrell on 03 September 2013, 09:09AM



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