The Hidden Gem of the Grand Canyon: Horseshoe Bend

Jess Valentine

After it being near the top of our USA bucket list for years, we finally got to experience how grand the Grand Canyon really is. After our visit many people asked us, “Which rim of the Grand Canyon is best?”

Smartphones can do a lot of amazing things and their apps continue to develop and grow with their improving technology. But there is one app that most people use every day that has been overlooked—until now. Many phones come with a humble and basic weather app pre-installed, but oftentimes they aren't much to talk about. Instead, opt for an alternative and see how much more information you can get from your weather app.

As you have probably already locked down your travel plans for the remainder of 2013, there are always reasons to plan for 2014! Here are a few festivals to look forward to in Indonesia.

If you have a severe food allergy, things that can appear simple, like taking a holiday to a foreign country, can become difficult relatively quickly. Concerns pop up, like “what if I can’t read the menu and I accidentally order something I am allergic to

lost in the possibilities and fun things you will get to do. Before you let your mind run wild, you will need to balance your expectations with the reality of your travel budget. The last thing anyone wants to do on vacation is spend their time worrying about the money aspects of a trip. You should be able to live in the moment and enjoy your holiday.  Whether you are a list maker, or an on-the-fly kind of person, taking some time to figure out how much you have to spend can and will save you time, effort and money down the road.

Cover-More have put together their list of top 20 travel destinations for 2014. Check them out.

There are few people in the world who aim to include a layover in their plans—more times than not, it is a financial move rather than an intentional choice. Many people will pay more so they can avoid spending extra time in the airport. It's hard to blame them, especially when your holiday is waiting for you on the other end of it all.

Brooke

This week we bring you a special vegetarian travel feature to coincide with World Vegetarian Week 19-26 May. Our in house vegetarian Brooke shares with us her experiences of travelling as a vegetarian in South America and recommends her top five vego-awesome countries.

Turkey is a spectacular melting pot of all who have influenced its history. Straddling Eastern Europe and western Asia, it has cultural connections to ancient Greek, Persian, Roman, Byzantine and the Ottoman Empire. Roam palaces and mosques in Istanbul, and be particularly awed by Sultan Ahmed Mosque – popularly known as the Blue Mosque. Dip into Pamukkale, Denizli Province’s “cotton castle” one of the most spectacular sights in the world, and fly over Cappadocia in a hot air balloon. Explore ancient ruins or sip a coconut on the beach, and get your fill of local culture at the country’s chaotic bazaars – grand or otherwise – as well as mouth-watering fare you will likely never tire of eating.

Europe is home to a range of different people, landscapes, and weather. From the sunny beaches of Barcelona, to the snow-capped mountains of the Swiss Alps – there’s something for everyone in Europe. The majority of the 50 countries use the Euro and are part of the European Union.

A hot, arid climate, with desert making up a vast majority of the region. With 17 countries and approximately 60 languages it is a diverse area rich with culture and tradition. Islam is the largest religion, but Judaism and Christianity (which originated there) are also well represented.

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