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Medical tourism in India – Chennai, Madras, plastic surgery & heart bypass

Medical tourism in India is a fast developing industry, so much so that it is expected to overtake mighty Thailand as the world’s premier medical tourism country within the next five or ten years. Facilities and staff here are absolutely top notch and some of the surgeons here are the best in the world. Why is medical tourism in India so popular? Mainly, it’s the cheap cost. Procedures here can cost as little as a tenth of what they would cost [ ... ]

10 Family Friendly Attractions in Cairns

There aren’t many places on earth where rainforests and coral reefs come together but in Cairns, part of the tropical coast of North Queensland in Australia, you’ll find just that. Both the city and beaches are astounding, offering enjoyment to visitors of all ages. If you’re traveling with the family you’ll want to make sure you add at least a few of the following attractions to your itinerary. 10. Babinda Boulders The swimming hole at Babinda Boulders is one of the [ ... ]

Lonely Planet: Italy

La Dolce Vita has never been sweeter. An introduction to Italy Europe’s kinky over-the-knee boot has it all: popes, painters, polenta, paramours, poets, political puerility and potentates. Its dreamy light and sumptuous landscapes seem made for romance, and its three millennia of history, culture and cuisine seduces just about everyone. You can visit Roman ruins, gawk at Renaissance art, stay in tiny medieval hill towns, go skiing in the Alps, explore the canals of Venice and gaze at [ ... ]

Top travel spots for 2011

Top travel spots for 2011 With the Aussie dollar brutally slaying all in its wake, new flight routes opening up and some major events taking place across the globe, 2011 promises to be a great year for exploring new horizons. But some destinations should be appearing higher up the radar than others — and in 2011, this little lot should be fizzing. New Zealand Over the last few years, numerous direct flight routes to New Zealand [ ... ]

10 Best Secret Islands Around The World

Our world has a lot of beautiful islands and some of them are really magnificent and full of natural resources and minerals, but some islands are still unexplored and are secret as many people don’t know about them. The culture and life style on these islands are very unique. Here are world’s best secret islands you may ever want to visit. 1. Ulleungdo – South Korea Ulleungdo Island is an ideal place when travelling to South Korea. Though it is a simple [ ... ]