12 Things to Know Before Going to Switzerland

12 Things to Know Before Going to Switzerland

This idea of ​​a small European country evokes a view of the Sound of Music (although it is actually arranged in Austria), a little confused with Sweden, and a little knowledge we learned from the Twilight novel – neutral Switzerland! But if you really go there, you might need to know more about this country.

1.Switzerland speaks various languages. No, Switzerland is not a language. Switzerland has four official languages: German, French, Italian and Romansh. The western provinces (called cantons) which include Geneva, Neuchatel, and Lausanne speak French. The southern region of Ticino speaks Italian. The majority of Swiss, including Lucerne and Zürich speak German, but their dialect will be almost impossible to understand if you have studied the German dialect. Finally, a very small minority in southeast Switzerland speaks Romansh. Luckily for those of you who don’t speak German, French, and Italian, most Swiss people have functional knowledge of English. You might really find it difficult to practice your French or German in many fields, where there is an American accent that encourages Swiss people to change their conversational language to their always perfect English, only to make it easier for everyone involved . Try not to disappoint you.

2. There is no small welcome. You might think that a multilingual population wants to show it off – but not in Swiss people. Unlike Kentucky, chatting lightly with waiters and cashiers is not recommended. Not part of culture to show friendliness or warmth to strangers. No offense.

3. Lake life is an integral part. It seems like every city in Switzerland is in a magnificent lake filled with geese. There are two things that need to be considered about that. One, the goose is actually able to destroy most of the bones in your body if they hit you … Read the rest

guide to white water rafting rivers in Bali: Ayung or Telaga Waja?

Guide to white water rafting rivers in Bali: Ayung or Telaga Waja?

which river to choose?
If you are planning a trip to Bali, or you are already there, you don’t want to miss white water rafting !! This is truly one of the best experiences on this beautiful island and I want to share some general information with you about what you can expect, as well as a guide to the 2 main rivers: Telaga Waja and Sungai Ayung.

General advice on going white water rafting in Bali
With all the things I will tell you, only one thing is certain, and that is that each trip will be very different. This will depend on a number of things, such as the time of year and the company where you decide to go, because all have different starting and ending points.

But there are some things that will be similar, such as:

  • Time: pick-up time is usually from 9:00 to 9:30 (from Ubud, this might be earlier if you are in the South). The actual rafting time is between 2-2.5 hours. The expiration time is around 2:00 p.m. and you will return to Ubud at 2:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Distance: the length of the river you will see is usually around 12-14 km. This will vary from company to company because they will choose which part of the river you can carry.
  • Lunch: lunch is always included and consists of several fruits, rice, vegetable dishes, noodle dishes (usually vegetarian as well) and meat dishes. Very basic and local food, but good too.
  • Views: You will see a stunning view of the forest on the Ayung River and Telaga Waja. Honestly I can’t say which one I like because both are beautiful! Both rivers have waterfalls that fall into rivers and in the right season they can be very fun because
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What to do in Bali Insider tips

What to do in Bali? Insider tips

Bali is a small island but there is a lot to do – a vacation to Bali doesn’t have to be just sea and sand unless you want it. Even you don’t need to go anywhere near the beach if sunbathing is not a pleasant idea. We have rice fields! Volcano! Elephant Park! Yoga backwards! If you visit Bali for the first time, here is a list of destinations that must be visited.

There’s still a lot that I haven’t seen on this island and hopefully I can add to this list as soon as I venture further I really want to explore further – I have never been to the west or north of the island (no more, to west rather than Amed) and I hope to persuade Made to take several trips this year because children are getting better at traveling by car.

Bali doesn’t seem to be on the main backpacker circuit but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible to travel here cheaply. Yes, there are many luxury villas and 5-star hotels if you have a few thousand dollars that you want to pass in a few days but it is also possible to stay and travel in a simpler way (maybe better?). After all you can stay in luxury hotels anywhere in the world, but there is only one Bali …

Cheap accommodation in Bali = homestay. This sounds more exotic than it really is – you are not surprised at a room in a family home like you are being exchanged (although if you are interested in Balinese customs and culture and are friendly, you will definitely be invited to be part of the family) Bali houses consist from several bungalows in a walled complex. As usual for large families to live together (boys never leave, … Read the rest

Traveling to and From New York City and Boston

How Traveling to and From New York City and Boston

The iconic city of New England in Boston, Massachusetts, is 220 km northeast of New York City. Boston has a population of nearly 650,000 and is one of the oldest cities in America. To go from New York City to Boston, there are several transportation options. Consider the pros and cons of each option to choose the best transportation option for you. Advanced bookings from many of these options can offer additional savings.

Boston played an important role in the American Revolution, which can be explored on a 2.5-mile Freedom Trail. Self-guided tours can include many important landmarks. Other popular Boston attractions include Quincy Market, Boston Science Museum, and Fenway Park.

Traveling to and From New York City and Boston

A day trip to Boston from New York City can be ambitious because traveling by car can take up to five hours, but it can be done. To make a trip worthwhile and allow you to get a bite full of seafood or a bit of rich history in Boston, staying overnight might be a better idea.

Traveling by train
Traveling by train to and from Boston and New York City is a fast, low stress choice. Trains leave from Penn Station in Manhattan to Boston South Station. The Amtrak Acela service takes three and a half hours, while other trains can take five and a half hours. You can buy tickets in advance with Amtrak or directly at Penn Station.

The biggest advantage of traveling this way is Amtrak fast and direct, even though Amtrak is expensive. Acela can be priced from $ 70 to $ 170, and trains offer wifi services.

Bus trip
Bus services to and from New York City and Boston are easy and affordable choices. The trip can take up to four hours, depending on traffic. The Greyhound Bus departs from the Port Authority … Read the rest

Seoul and Why You Should Visit

Seoul and Why You Should Visit

SEOUL, the capital of South Korea. A futuristic metropolitan city, where skyscrapers and KPOP meet royal palaces and street markets.

In just 50 years since the Korean War, Seoul has become the 10th largest city in the world and the second largest metropolitan area.

For me, Seoul feels like stepping into a parallel universe where London doesn’t exist. After spending most of my life in London, it’s easy to think that you live in the center of the universe. But I am wrong; Seoul people have their own pop culture, fashion, identity, and they don’t really care about the Western world. Megacity is one of the capitals of East Asia’s main cultural determinants along with Tokyo, Taipei and Beijing.

I found the possibility of exploring South Korea when I searched Google “the fastest internet speed in the world.” I guess it’s a pretty good reason to visit the country when your trip is paid for with the work you do online. But South Korea has many reasons why you should visit, not only including how quickly you can scroll through your Instagram feed.

I truly believe that Seoul will become a tourist destination that is increasingly popular with Western travelers in the near future, as has been done by the East.

Getting to the city from the airport is easy, just take the train non-stop or multi-stop.

The sim card data is not cheap but the range is brilliant. After arriving, I bought sim data without limits for 1 month. The price is 70,000 won (~ 50 pounds). This may sound expensive but it’s worth connecting wherever I go with unlimited data. Especially when staying in touch with my digital marketing client at home.

WHERE TO STAY

Seoul (for tourists) is basically divided into four main areas of interest; Hongdae … Read the rest

10 Best Beaches to Visit in Malta & Gozo

10 Best Beaches to Visit in Malta & Gozo

Summer has arrived, it’s time to go to the beach! If you are planning an epic beach vacation and want to experience something new, why not consider visiting the famous Maltese and Gozo beaches?

This Instagram-friendly destination will definitely give you a perfect kiss adventure that no other place can match. In fact, thousands of tourists come here every year just to soak on Malta’s beaches.

WHAT AND WHERE MALTA AND GOZO?

Known as one of the smallest countries in the European Union, Malta is a small island rich in culture that offers a combination of rich history and stunning beauty for its visitors. The country is surrounded by the beautiful Mediterranean Sea, making it even more spectacular.

As if that wasn’t enough, Malta has an equally amazing island – Gozo. This small paradise is known for its crystal blue water and amazing rock formations. It is also a perfect place for those who are looking for a quieter and greener environment to spend the summer.

Best Beaches to Visit in Malta & Gozo

GET MALTA AND GOZO

Flying to Malta is relatively easy, at least if you come from Europe and North Africa. Most flights to Malta (MaltaUncovered.com) from Europe take no more than 3 hours.

However, there are no direct flights to this country from countries outside Europe. If you come from another place, it is best to stop in major European places, such as London, Brussels or Amsterdam. From there, you can join a direct connecting flight to Malta.

If you don’t like to fly, you might want to consider other modes of transportation, such as cruises and ferries. Cruises to the port of Valletta are becoming very popular now. MSC and NCL are 2 of the most frequent cruise ship companies visiting Malta.

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