Splish Splash Long Island: Huge Water Park!

Have you made your summer plans this year? We already went and came back from our family vacation, but there’s so much time left in the season. Heck, it really just began!

Since we’ve already done enough traveling, we are lucky to have an awesomely fun family destination right in our own backyard, and that’s where we’re headed to next.

Soon we will be visiting Splish Splash Water Park located in Long Island, NY. Located just 60 miles east of New York City, Splish Splash is the largest water park in the Northeast with 96 acres of slides and attractions for all ages!

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12 Natural Wonders You Must See Before You Die

Whether you are seeking a gap year destination or something off the beaten path, here are 12 natural wonders you must see before you die. 

These are man-made wonders; glorious and definitely must-see, but the natural world holds greater wonders than man will ever be able to create. When we speak of wonders of the world, one’s mind travels to the Taj or the Pyramid of Giza. This video shows even 25 places you should absolutely visit:

Here are 12 such natural wonders you absolutely, simply must see before you pass on.

1.   Aurora

Aurora is a brilliant, natural display of colored lights that are created when electrically charged particles collide in the ionosphere, directed by the Earth’s magnetic field. This effect is called Aurora Borealis in the northern latitudes and as Aurora Australis in southern latitudes.

These lights were named after the Roman goddess of dawn, Aurora. You can see these lights from high locations in Alaska, Sweden, Antarctica and south of Madagascar and north of Australia.

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A May Date at the Cannes Film Festival: More Romantic than You Think

Head out to London, Paris and Rome on an exquisite tour with a detour to the Cannes Film Festival during your stay next May.

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Cannes Film Festival

Secluded getaways have become passé. Couples want to experience the hub and vivacity of colorful and picturesque destinations. One of these is Cannes, and a good time to visit this beautiful French Riviera city is during the month of May.

Why? Because this is the time when the weather is warm, mild and enjoyable.

Clear blue skies greet you while the occasional spring showers add an extra dash of romance. And it is also Cannes Film Festival time, an annual event where stars from across the world descend, and movies from A-list directors and first-time talent are showcased.

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Honeymooning in Rome in Luxury

Whether you are doing Rome in luxury or figuring out a way to get the most out of Tuscany, Italy certainly will not disappoint eager honeymooners seeking a romantic and memorable experience.
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Rome is a city packed full of fabulous architecture, rich with culture, overflowing with amazing restaurants and mouthwatering cuisine and full to the brim with beautiful people.

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Top 5 Unusual Places to Visit in Australia

As the only country on Earth that is also an entire continent, it should come as no surprise that Australia boasts thousands of potential destinations for visitors who head to the outback each year.

However, many of the most popular destinations can become inundated with tourists, making it a less than authentic experience. For an Australian vacation that goes beyond the urban cities of Sydney and Melbourne, consider these top 5 unusual places to visit in Australia:

Blue Mountains

Although most people consider Sydney to be one of the best destinations in Australia, just a few miles to the West of the bustling city you will find the majestic and stunning Blue Mountains.

Home to several national parks and designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Blue Mountains is one of the least frequented sites in Australia, although arguably one of the more beautiful. The temperature is much colder up in the mountains than along the coast just an hour’s drive away, making it ideal for those who want pleasant temperatures for outdoor recreational activities.

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Re-live the Olympics in Sydney

With the Olympic’s fast approaching next year, let’s take a stroll down memory lane to the 2000 Olympics in Sydney.

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The 2000 Sydney Olympics was one of the most memorable Olympic Games of all time. With its stunning location and impeccable organization, it was enjoyed by the world and made every Australian proud.

Although the Games have long since finished and have moved on to various other parts of the world, the legacy of the Sydney Games lives on and thousands of people still make the journey to the Olympic village to re-live the historic event.

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