Nestled in the gorgeous French Alps is the mountain resort of Les Arcs. This snow-covered paradise boasts 106 ski runs, 54 lifts and 200km of descent. Opened in 1968 with the Arc 1600 resort, it now encompasses Arc 1800, Arc 1950 and Arc 2000 for a massive sprawling holiday spot. While also featuring incredible mountain biking in the summer and the European festival of Les Arcs in December, there is much more to the resort than just the snow. Here are some of the features of the resorts and things you can expect to enjoy when you visit.
Ski in Stunning Natural Snowscapes
At the Arc resort sites, 425km of runs cover 136 easy difficulty slopes, 66 intermediate, 35 difficult and Nature runs, or backcountry skiing. Base elevation sits at 1250m, while the highest point is at 3250m. With 171 lifts including cable cars, chair, and surface lifts, getting from … Read the rest
If you’re looking for an island destination filled with traditional whitewash architecture, picture-perfect beaches and nightlife to match, then you should consider making the Greek island of Páros your next vacation stop. You could be the mother of three planning a family holiday, a tax lawyer Mississauga based looking for a change of scenery, or a group of college friends. There’s plenty to do within the main towns and by the beach. Whether you’re there to soak up the sun, tour or hit the waves, you can be assured you won’t have a dull moment there.
The places with the most activities are Naoussa and Parikia as they are the main villages in Páros. Due to the size, it is not uncommon to have people turn this into a stop as they head off to other Islands of Cyclades. Those include Antiparos and Mykonos. Some of the islands are also … Read the rest
Puri is one of the most traditional cities in India and ironically one of the most popular places to visit especially among the religious backpackers and budget travelers. This is located at the Bay of Bengal and this place is well known for its temples and beaches.
Puri is also having another name that is called as the Jagannath Puri. This name is given to puri by just referring to the god Jagannath Swamy temple. If you are the lover of holy places means puri is one of them. It is mentioned in the ancient Hindu books as one of the 7 holy cities in India.
Apart from that puri is also famous for its beautiful looking rivers, beaches and other spots which are fabulous to watch during winters. People usually love to book hotels in Puri to view the awesome beach view. If you are the who loves these … Read the rest
Packing for vacation can be a little unnerving. What if you forget something? What if your luggage is delayed or stolen? And if you’re packing for a tropical vacation, you might be even more unsure of how to pack, especially if you’ve never been there. But rest assured, packing for a vacation on the beach can be simple and stress-free if you know a few tricks.
Protect your skin
The entire reason people take tropical vacations is to experience some fun in the sun, but the sun might shine a little differently where you are. Tropical destinations are closer to the equator than, say, the continental United States, so the sun’s rays shine the strongest there. Add to that the reflection from the water and sand, and you have a combination for a nasty sunburn. But that shouldn’t stop you from enjoying yourself. Just use a little extra caution. … Read the rest
The year is coming rapidly to a close and New Year’s Eve will be here before you know it. Many people choose to take a vacation over Thanksgiving and Christmas, but you’re less likely to face the travel crowds and stress if you travel over New Year’s instead. Plus, it gives you an opportunity to go somewhere fun to bring in the new year.
Now is a great time to start planning your New Year’s Eve vacation. According to research, if you want to save money on flights, you should book between 60 and 90 days in advance. As it gets closer to the day of departure, flight prices tend to skyrocket.
Additionally, it gives you time to plan what you’ll do during your vacation. Follow a party planning checklist for New Year’s to make sure you’re all set for the big day. This is particularly useful when you’re … Read the rest