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Archive for September, 2017

postheadericon The Unexplored And Unseen Side Of Goa

Goa, a beautiful Indian state with palm fringed lovely beaches, turquoise seas, colourful carnivals, cruises and delightful, friendly locals, is one of worlds most irresistible travel destinations.

Goa is mostly known for its party places, old churches, delicious seafood, alcohol and exotic beaches. The sunny and sandy beaches, water sports, people, the surroundings, everything about Goa are incredible in its own way.

Goa, famous for its world renowned beaches, is also known for its temples and world heritage architecture. Some of the most popular beaches in Goa are Anjuna beach, Arambol, Baga, Dona Paula, Agonda, Vagator, Paloem, Colva, Miramar and Calangute beach. You can enjoy water-surfing, sailing scuba diving, under waters sports, motor boat rides, parasailing and water scooter riding.

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postheadericon Travel & Holiday Books

Holidays can be counted as some of the best days of an year or even a life (some time even better than birthdays, as there are possibility that your exam or your final exams results are scheduled on your birthday), it doesn’t matter when they come or in which part of the year they come , we all love to enjoy them to the fullest be it summer, winter or even just a few days after exams. We do new things, discover new ideas to irate our parents and lot more in those holidays, but the most important part about holiday is going to new place and checking out new customs and traditions.

Travelling to new places can be very exciting and full of fun, but there are times when things can turn into something totally different from what we have expected, but if we take care of only a few things before going out, than there is nothing which can spoil our vacations. And the most important thing out of that list is carrying a biased on the place you are visiting.

Whether you are going to a neighbor town or a neighbor country travel guides or holiday book can be of great use as they contain very useful information about the place you are planning to visit. Therefore before leaving for your vacation destination, do check on some of the best available so that you can even do some of the necessary arrangements before reaching there.

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postheadericon Frigiliana- A Walking Holiday In Spain

A holiday to the Costas in Southern Spain is an extremely popular way for us all to enjoy our well earned breaks. All to often though the actually rugged beauty of real Spain is missed as we all clamber down to the beach to reserve a small patch of sand from which to bake away the day within crowds of hundreds of other like minded holiday makers.

The beautiful mountain village of Frigiliana has a everthing we could wish for when it comes to visiting South Spain. While being only 10 minutes from the coast, Frigiliana with its abundance of Moorish architecture on offer and peppered with many different styles has something for everyone. Set within the Sierra de Medio Frigiliana, scene of the Moors last stand in 1569 is surrounded by breath taking scenery from towering mountains to deep valleys and rivers cutting there way to the coast.
The effort put into preserving the character of Frigiliana by the locals both official’s and residents alike has rewarded the village with many awards for its beauty being labeled the most beautiful village in southern Spain on many occasions.

Guided Walks and Castle Tours of the Andalucia.

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postheadericon Catharine Hardyman Mission Trip Fundraising Tips

Those who know Catharine Hardyman often describe her as a dedicated Christian woman who possesses strong conservative values. Throughout high school, Catharine Hardyman was able to gain the reputation for being a leader in her community. Faith comes first in Catharine Hardyman’s life. As a Christian, Catharine Hardyman believes it is important to serve others on a global scale. Catharine Hardyman has been a long-time member of the Methodist Youth Fellowship and has participated in two mission trips over the years. Mission trips are a costly venture; however, Catharine Hardyman believes that all students should have the opportunity to embark on these beneficial adventures. Catharine Hardyman offers tips to students on how to actively fundraise so they can afford to go on a global mission trip of their choice.
Convey your cause. Catharine Hardyman notes that it is important for students to effectively convey the cause they are traveling for when reaching out for donations. When people read your letters, it is important that they feel intrigued and excited about the mission trip. suggests that students study how to write an effective missions letter before mailing out dozens of notes.
Make the donation process easy. Catharine Hardyman recommends that students set up an online fundraising page. It is important that people can easily donate to your trip without much hassle. Catharine Hardyman states that the more convenient you make the process, the more likely people are to give.
Make your message viral. Catharine Hardyman recommends that students actively touch base with their donors to spread news about the trip. It is also important to share the news on social media to reach more potential supporters.
Speak to your congregation. recommends that students speak in front of their congregation during the fundraising process. Many churchgoers will want to support the cause of your trip, especially if it is affiliated with the church.
Corporate sponsorship. Catharine Hardyman states that many students receive a significant amount of funds from corporate sponsorships. Local businesses and corporations will frequently contribute to mission trips. Catharine Hardyman notes that companies do not have to be a Christian organization to fund a trip.
Utilize your own funds. Although mission trips are exceedingly expensive, believes that students should still utilize some of their own resources. Sacrificial giving can be extremely rewarding to students. Catharine Hardyman recommends giving up luxuries like Starbucks, movies, or eating out for a month to save money for your trip. Resources:


postheadericon Holiday Happenings In Columbia, South Carolina

South Carolinas state capital is gearing up for a big holiday season. Residents and visitors will find a number of special holiday festivities planned for the Columbia area. Some of the citys most popular holiday traditions include a parade, a festival of trees, and a spectacular light display. Families will also enjoy a presentation of the Nutcracker ballet.

The 23rd Festival of Trees is scheduled for November 16-18 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Attendees will enjoy a beautiful display of decorated trees and other holiday dcor, and they will have the opportunity to place a bid on their favorite tree during the silent auction. Musical entertainment will be provided by area choirs and dance groups. Children will be able to visit with Santa. The auction preview party will be held November 16 from 7-10pm, and tickets are $75 each or $125 per couple. Proceeds will benefit programs and services of Palmetto Health Childrens Hospital. Hours are 10am-5pm on Saturday and noon-4pm on Sunday, and admission is free. The Jingle Bell Jam, featuring singer-songwriter Patrick Davis, is scheduled for November 17 at 7pm. Tickets are $25 each or $40 per couple.

The 59th Carolina Carillon Holiday Parade will be held on Saturday, December 1 at 9:45am in downtown Columbia. The parade route begins at Gervais and Bull Streets and travels past the State House to Park Street. Nearly 100 units will be featured in the parade including floats, marching bands, drill teams, and Santa. The 2012 theme will be A Fairy Tale Christmas

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