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Incredible Caves To Explore

Spelunkers unite! These incredible caves should be on top of your travel lists if you are into amazingly unique locations. 

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Spelunkers unite! These incredible caves should be on top of your travel lists if you are into amazingly unique locations. Caverns are some of the few undiscovered places on our planet and now you can totally explore them.

Spelunking or cave exploration shouldn’t be done on your own, find an appropriate tour for your skill set and get underground. Cave exploration isn’t a new phenomenon but with advanced technology, these types of adventures are becoming more and more accessible.

Check out the most unbelievable caverns on earth and discover the great unknown that lies beneath.

 China

Reed Flute Cave, China

Some of the oldest explored caverns known to man, the Reed Flute Cavern system in China are awaiting your next trip. These caves are full of prehistoric cave drawings that date as far back as the eighth century. These caverns were long lost for decades until refuges used them for asylum during World War II. Now these grottos are set up with an array of bright colored lights, illuminating the stalactites and stalagmites for an astonishing display.   Book a trip and explore these natural wonders and see what all the hype is about.

 Vietnam

Son Doong Cave, Vietnam

The biggest cave known to mankind was only discovered in 2009, meaning we have so much yet to find. Who knows if we’ll ever find a bigger cavern system? These caverns are almost 6 miles long and wide enough for a Boeing 747 to fly through! That’s insane, and I have to see this place for myself. Son Doong has been open to the public since 2013 but you must book an official expedition to see it. I recommend finding how to make this trip happen. Vietnam is one of the most affordable places to travel to in Asia, so get pt booking.

 

Fingal’s Cave, Scotland

This cave system in Scotland is famous for its geometrical patterns formed by ancient lava flows. The Hexagon shaped cylindrical tubes are perfectly shaped as if they were cut with tools.

The giant stone columns are an amazing site and you won’t believe that they aren’t man made. Tourists can book a boat to cruise by the entrance of the grotto and some are even allowed to venture inside the system.

 

Marble caves, Chile

These marble caverns were eroded over centuries by ocean waves, creating some of the most beautiful and unique caves on Earth. The average traveler will never step foot in these caves as the nearest major airport is over 500 miles away. A serious adventurer will find a way and their perseverance will certainly pay off.  

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Kverkfjoll Ice caves, Iceland

These ice caves are literally carved out of massive glaciers by volcanic activity beneath the surface. The ice grottos are formed by magma flows and are only reachable by guided tours. Be careful of your step, as some areas are susceptible to collapse as the temperatures rise. These ice formations are beautiful and are not likely to be around in 50 years.

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Waitomo Glowworm Caves, New Zealand

The most magical of all caves, the Waitomo Glowworm Caverns in New Zealand, illuminates an eerie blue light. These caves are home to the country’s iconic glowworms and the light they produce is enchanting.  These caves are easily manageable by multiple ways including hikes and zip-line tours. If you have caves on your bucket list, make sure these caves are first on the list.

 

Go spelunking to discover your adventurous side.

 

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Britons Get Stuck Abroad Due to COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

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Britons get stuck offshore as they await the lifting of the recently imposed travel ban to and from the UK.

Many Britons get stuck abroad due to the recent travel bans imposed. Worries related to taxes, jobs, and Brexit get exacerbated as UK residents are forced to have lengthier stays in their current locations.

As more and more nations start imposing travel restrictions to and from the United Kingdom, more and more Britons get stuck in their present locations offshore. To halt the spread of the recently pinpointed highly communicable strain of COVID-19 virus, UK travel has come into a standstill.

23-year-old Heather Alder, a resident of Edinburg, went to Aarhus, Denmark with her fiancé last week. They had to visit her fiancé’s father and take him to do several tests for cancer. Alder and her fiancé were planning to go back to the UK this week but are now stuck in a farmhouse in Denmark due to the recent travel ban. “Even if the travel ban is lifted in a few days or weeks, we don’t know whether we can leave and we don’t know whether we can get back in easily,” Alder mentions.

Alder was able to secure a new job last month and she is grateful that her new boss has been so kind as to allow her to travel to Denmark. “My father-in-law’s house is about as remote as Denmark gets, so we’ve had to install new WIFI in order to be able to work from here. My boss has been wonderful about it all, but my partner is studying and working part-time for a Danish company, but pays tax in the UK. If we get stuck here for longer, we might have to report it, and he could end up having to pay tax in Denmark, where income tax is at 48%. This would have a big impact on our finances. It’s very stressful,” she shares.

The Brexit deadline is on 31 December 2020 and Alder does not know whether or not she will have to apply for a Denmark visa in case she will be forced to stay in the country for a longer period of time. “It’s very concerning that on top of everything, I now need to sort out my status here before Brexit. Due to Christmas closures, that means submitting documentation so I can apply as an EU citizen for the right to stay by 23 December. Nobody seems to have an answer as to what Britons in Denmark should do in the new year. Obviously, all our documents are in the UK, where we can’t return, which is making the whole process maddening and extremely worrying. The combination of Brexit and coronavirus has turned what was already a difficult situation into an unmanageable one,” Alder says.

The recent travel bans have caused further strain on many UK residents who are presently out of the country. Many of them complain about the need to go back to the UK in time for the resumption of work after the holidays. Nonetheless, Britons get stuck abroad and have to deal with the necessity of securing extended visas in their present locations and seek ways to do virtual ‘work-from-home’ arrangements while awaiting the lifting of the said travel ban.

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The Most Mind-Blowing Bubble Hotels In The World

Make your hotel stay memorable for all the right reasons by staying in an unbelievable bubble hotel that will blow your mind!

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Do you like sleeping under the stars? I know I do. It’s so much more fun and fulfilling to spend your night gazing at the stars instead of another hotel roof. Plus the excitement of staying the night in a bubble is a thrill in and of itself. Make your hotel stay memorable for all the right reasons by staying in an unbelievable bubble hotel that will blow your mind!

 

Le Domaine Des Bulles
Le Domaine Des Bulles is what is known as an eco-lodge in Martinique. The bubble pods in here look so cool you would never believe it. You will be surrounded by beautiful vegetation that is so lush and marvelous it would be a shame to not be able to see it at all times of night. You can enjoy a beautiful night in the stars and you will enjoy amazing plants that you will never want to leave this place, trust us.

 

Wilderness Hotel Nellim
This remarkable hotel is located in Northern Lapland which is located in Finland. You will be blown away by the incredible view that the Wilderness Hotel Nellim gives to its guests in its Aurora Bubbles. This is the most amazing place to watch the Aurora Borealis and all the beautiful sights that Finland has to offer.

 

Buuble
Buuble is cool because you will be in a bubble that is open to the snow. Now that is cool. You will look like it’s cold but you will actually be super warm while you relax and watch the stars shine through the unbelievable snow. This place is only a 70-minute drive from Reykjavik and it is definitely worth the trip. Trust us, you will not regret your visit to this awesome bubble hotel.

 

Wadi Rum Night Luxury Camp
If you find yourself in Jordan then consider coming to the Wadi Rum Desert and stay at the amazing bubble hotel that’s in the middle of the desert. You will have a king-size bed a private bathroom and unbelievable views of the desert that will blow you away.

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The Most Ethical Tourist Destinations in 2017

There are spectacular destinations that are still doing their part to make the world a better place through their amazing ethical guidelines.

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When you travel you want to make sure that you are traveling responsibly. That is a very noble concern that a lot of people don’t really take all that seriously. However, traveling can indeed be very wasteful if you don’t pay attention. What you bring to travel as well as your destination can make a big difference in how environmental you are being while you travel. It is important to pack the right things but it is also important to try and support places that are doing their part to make a difference in the world. By giving these helpful places your money, you will help them exist and keep them moving forward. A lot of people think they have to sacrifice in order to travel somewhere that is ethically groovy, but that is just not the case. There are spectacular destinations filled with eye-catching delights and 5-star amenities that are still doing their part to make the world a better place through their amazing ethical guidelines.

 

Belize
Belize has recently been making huge leaps to switch over to renewable energy. There was a 10-island challenge made to the Carribean to try and get these islands switched off of using regular electricity and to explore renewable sources. Belize took this challenge and met it head on with their goal to ultimately become 100% renewable. THat is a lofty goal, but definitely an admirable one. Also, who doesn’t want to visit Belize?

 

Cape Verde
Cape Verde or Cabo Verde is a small island off the coast of West Africa. This place uses about 50% renewable energy and has been applauded for its work in the realm of gender equality. Cape Verde has become a goto for how to treat your nation and Planet Earth.

 

Chile
Chile is one of the best countries to visit in all of South America. It is beautiful and fun as well as being incredibly ethical. This country rocks an astounding 98% literacy rate. This country is also known for going above and beyond when it comes to taking care of their farm animals which is very admirable. There are so many reasons to visit this incredible country and now there are even more.

 

Costa Rica
Costa Rica is a popular tourist destination already and now it should become even more popular thanks to its amazing environmental protection. This awesome country goes above-and-beyond to make sure that the beauty of the nature around these parts is here to stay for a very long time. It is really no wonder why Costa Rica was recently named the happiest country on Earth.

 

Dominica
Dominica is breathtakingly beautiful and amazingly ethical as well. The Carribean island does a big part to take a stand against the whaling industry and continues to wow with its ability to produce hydropower. Sustainable tourism is a big industry in Dominica, so you can travel here without adding much to your carbon footprint. Now that’s what I call an awesome vacation.

 

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