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World Traveler Jun. 28th, 2011 @ 11:35 pm
therippleeffect

Wow...so I randomly stumbled upon this community and it seems pretty amazing. I wish I had found it a year ago but I guess better late then never. So as I was reading through all the posts I honestly feel like I could reply to most of them.  I just finished a world tour and I am just starting to document everywhere I have been, I still have a lot to write but I've finished the first few countries!

I did New York, India, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, England, Germany, Holland, Belgium, France, Spain and...I think thats it, might have missed a few. But I have also been to Peru and most of the caribbean and I'm from Toronto. I'm more then happy to answer any questions or to help people out. Living out of a backpack for a year has definitely taught me to budget and still I managed to really enjoy my travels. If you have any questions or want any advice on anything, read my journal or give me a shout!

Hope you enjoy your travels as much as I did :)

Jun. 12th, 2011 @ 01:17 pm
picadilly_sq
I'm looking to go to Peru at the end of August. I am in my mid 20s, female, and would be traveling solo. I've traveled throughout Western Europe before, many portions by myself, but have gotten mixed reviews about how safe this would be in Peru.

Thoughts from ladies who have also done it?

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Thanks in advance!

Is this a good tent? May. 15th, 2011 @ 03:48 pm
theonlytime
I am in the market for a new tent and noticed this Eureka Tetragon 9 Family 9-Foot by 9-Foot Four-Person Tent is on sale today only for $94.99. It has all the features I'm looking for in a tent, I was just wondering if anyone has used this brand of tent (of this exact model) before? Is it a decent tent?

Feodosiya – given by the God Apr. 14th, 2011 @ 06:40 pm
sergeykemskiy
 Feodosiya attracts to the summer vacation more and more tourists each year. Sparkling sea, clean air and pleasant climate beckon them here. Service in Feodosiya is affordable, a wide range of hotels and vacation rentals for every taste. Feodosiya will surround you with romantic atmosphere of cruises to the warm, shining from the sun's glare sea. Numerous cafes, clubs and unusual attractions will be to the lovers of fun-filled holiday. Beach vacation in Feodosiya is a repudiation of the routine of everyday life, fun entertainment, the opportunity to visit fascinating excursions and have a great time for the whole family!


Fans will get another chance to buy tickets for Euro 2012 Apr. 9th, 2011 @ 01:30 pm
sergeykemskiy
 Hi all! There is a good news for socker fans who could not buy a ticket for Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine. Fans who were unable to book tickets for the European Championship matches, which will be held in Ukraine and Poland in 2012, will receive an extra chance to get their quota of their national associations. Another chance to get tickets are numerous actions of the official sponsors of UEFA, which will start massively in the coming months.

Park of modern sculpture and installation in Kiev Apr. 7th, 2011 @ 01:24 pm
sergeykemskiy
In Kiev will be created the first Ukrainian park of modern sculpture and installation "Kiev Fashion Park", which we sincerely hope will be one of the favorite places of Kiev, will create new tourist destinations for visitors, as well as complement the look of the capital, giving it the traits of modernity. The first such park will appear in the spring of this year at the Landscape mall.

Kolomyia is a magic travel destination Mar. 9th, 2011 @ 10:12 pm
sergeykemskiy
 Kolomyia is a magical corner of the natural Carpathian landscape. It is also an important spiritual, cultural, artistic and economic center of the region with a rich and glorious history, which attracts scholars and artists from all over Ukraine and abroad. Tourists from all over the world hurry to see unique collections in museums, visit mountain ski resorts and numerous vacation spots. Kolomyia is located in the southeastern part of the Ivano-Frankivsk region, halfway between Ivano-Frankivsk and Chernivtsi, just between mountain ski resorts. Due to its favorable location, the city received from tourists very aptly title of "Gateway to the Carpathians".

A great place for skiing! Bukovel! Dec. 28th, 2010 @ 12:54 am
sergeykemskiy
Hi all!
Let me tell you about  Bukovel. It is a place which  ideally combines excellent facilities for sport and fun hanging out with the peace and quiet.Those who have ever visited mountains of Bukovel, in this corner of the fabulous snow in the winter, which wandered through the first spring thawed, who breathed with this crystal clear air, return Bukovel again and again. Recreation in Bukovel is great at any season, but first of all, Bukovel is the ski resort, so the best time to come to Bukovel is winter. Read more about Bukovel and other Ukrainian resorts on ukraine-vacation-guide.com

Wonderful Skiing Resort Dec. 15th, 2010 @ 12:00 pm
sergeykemskiy
The picturesque settlement Orjavchik is located in the heart of Carpathians, 15 km from Skole and 130 km from Lvov. To have a vacation in Orjavchik it is possible all year long: in the winter – mountain skiing, in the summer Orjavchik will offer you remarkable landscapes, fresh air, campaigns in mountains, bathing in the mountain river, fishing, and also interesting excursions.Read more about Ukrainian resort Orjavchik here...
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