Three Unusual and Provocative Shopping Hot Spots in Hong Kong

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By Phin Upham Hong Kong has many sights to behold, but spending a day or two shopping is actually worth the effort. There are big brand retailers situated all over the city, but those looking for a unique experience can find one almost anywhere they look. Here are three of our favorites. Ngong Ping 360 China declared in 2000 that it wanted to build a new tourism project, with gondolas leading to leading tourist destinations in the Hong Kong area. After a feasibility study, Ngong Ping was conceived. One first takes a gondola up to the home of the Po Lin Monastery and the Tian Tan Buddha. There, one can find an incredible retail and entertainment complex nestled in the hills. Tung Choi Street Known as part of Hong Kong’s…
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Travel Safety Tips: Abu Dhabi

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If you’re traveling to another country, be wary of how you wave your money around. Travelling to another country can be a fun and memorable experience. However, there are always certain safety concerns that you should be on the lookout for. Take Abu Dhabi for example, located within the United Arab Emirates (UAE), it’s known for its religious devotion to its culture and architectural transcendence. Just like every country that expects to see a fair share of tourists, there are loads of scammers, con artists, and thieves that await your arrival. Car Rentals Finding a car rental in Abu Dhabi is fairly easy. Many of them are situated at the front of the international airport for convenience purposes. This doesn’t mean that you should automatically choose one at first sight.…
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Plan Your Trip to the Caymans Like an Expert

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By Andy’s Rent-A-Car When it’s time to plan your next trip, isn’t it time to do something truly extraordinary? Shouldn’t you knock something off the bucket list instead of just doing the same old, same old? If you feel this way, you’ll love the Cayman Islands. These exotic locations have become the stuff of legend and for good reason. However, if you don’t plan your trip correctly, you’ll miss out on all these amazing islands have to offer. Thanks to Grand Caymans car rentals, you can see the entire place for yourself at your own pace. There’s no overestimating what a difference this makes. With car rentals in Cayman, you’ll have the run of the place. Unlike other tourists, you won’t have to worry about seeing the many sites only…
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Three Historic San Francisco Neighborhoods and the History that Defines Them

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By Phineas Upham San Francisco is one of the most rapidly evolving places in California. Shaped over time by gold rushes, missionaries and technology, San Francisco’s history often gets lost, or sometimes built over during these transitions. Creativity and commerce flow from this place, but much of it would not be possible without reflecting upon what makes the area great. More than the financial district, or the chowder at Fisherman’s Wharf, here are three historic neighborhoods that encompass San Francisco. The Dog Patch The Dogpatch area was traditionally industrial with a light touch of residential. Until the 90s, that largely held true. Previously known as “Butchertown”, the name seems to stem from a colloquialism suggesting dogs were waiting around for scraps of meat. Today, it’s become an upper-middle class neighborhood…
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Every Vacation Should Include a Rental Car

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By Monte Carlo Rent A Car, LLC No matter where you plan on taking your next vacation, it should go without saying that you have some planning to do, even if you’ve already been there before. It’s not just about all the packing you have to do. You also need to think about what you’ll do once you get there. Otherwise, you’ll be leaving your vacation destination with a heavy heart because you weren’t able to enjoy your trip and now can’t wait until you get more time off so you can do it right. This is especially true if you’re going somewhere exotic like Amman, Jordan and have so many options for what you could do. It’s why short term leasing car in Amman, Jordan is more popular than…
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How Property Owners Can Best Prepare for Grand Cayman’s Impending Growth

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Summary: Learn how to best prepare yourself for the impending growth that Grand Cayman is set to experience. Grand Cayman is in the midst of some serious expansion efforts. What began as new developments on Seven Mile Island has grown into an airport expansion, with multiple multi-million dollar projects planned. Some of these will be completed as soon as 2018, so home owners who take advantage of property management in Cayman Islands are in a unique position to grow along with the island. Tourism Fuels Rentals Tourism, especially as related to the diving and cruise ship industries, is picking up. As the government shifts its focus toward environmental concerns to preserve the natural beauty of the island, the city has followed with green initiatives aimed at consuming less water and…
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Three Historical Detours to Take When Visiting New York City

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By Phin Upham The city of New York has been built over several times in its lifetime. Advances in architecture, industry and finance have shaped the growth of the city over the years. Especially with regards to architecture. New York famously hosted a race to see who could build the world’s tallest building, which inspired innovation and boosted employment all throughout the 1920s. If you happen to find yourself in the Big Apple, here are some detours you should consider taking. Take a Tour of Trade Routes During the early days of New York’s history, it was inhabited by Natives belonging to the Lenape tribe. There were several groups in the area, and this led to a thriving fur trade that ran up and down the various straits and rivers…
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See All That the Cayman Islands Have to Offer

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By Andy’s Rent-A-Car Before you plan your next vacation, think long and hard about what you want to do. What do you want this trip to entail? Instead of going with the same ol’, same ol’, how about trying out the legendary Cayman Islands? Would you like to get some sun? Would you like to enjoy fresh air? Do you enjoy fine dining and tropical drinks? Do you like getting out into the wilderness a bit? How about learning about history? If you answered in the affirmative for all of those, or even a few of them, you absolutely must check out the Cayman Islands. No place on the planet quite compares to this slice of heaven. There’s a reason so many people have referred to it as paradise on…
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Best Things To Do in George Town, Grand Cayman Islands

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Written by Andys Rent-A-Car The kind of adventure and fun activities that one might indulge at the Grand Cayman Island are truly unforgettable, especially if you happen to anchor at a popular port of call - George Town. A little town of a population of just under 30,000 and with a climate that would beckon any travel junkie, there are plenty of fun activities that you could indulge in once you reach the small albeit, pleasant town, but here are some of the best. Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park If you love nature and have a special place in your heart for botany, Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park is the place for you. Come here in a grand cayman car hire spend as much time as you like. This park,…
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Cheaper way to fly international this summer

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Budget airlines are getting into international travel challenging established airline industry that charges hefty ticket prices. Some of these airlines don’t even have flights covering many cities in the United States. Case in point; Southwest Airline is introducing flights to several cities in Mexico and Condor Airline that don’t fly west of Mississippi domestically introducing wide-body Boeing 767 service to Frankfurt twice a week. Nonstop service from Austin, Texas; Portland, Oregon; Oakland, California; and several other US cities to Europe are cropping up all over the country helping with budget conscious travelers. Economy Class (coach) ticket prices on these airlines are half what international carriers charge. Lufthansa typically charge $ I, 743 from Boston to Frankfurt and Condor’s price for flying from Providence to Frankfurt only $700. It doesn’t stop…
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