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Sungbo's Eredo a must see in Nigeria

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Sungbo's Eredo a must see in Nigeria

Built as far back as 800-1000 AD to honor the Ijebu noblewoman Oloye Bilikisu Sungbo

  "Sungbo's Eredo is a rampart or system of walls and ditches that is located to the south-west of the Yoruba town of Ijebu-Ode in Ogun state, southwest Nigeria. It was built in honour of the Ijebu noblewoman Oloye Bilikisu Sungbo" - Wikipedia If you ever... more »

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Shanghai World Financial Center Observatory

Shanghai World Financial Center Observatory

The Shanghai World Financial Center Observatory was authenticated by Guinness World Records on its first anniversary. It holds the record as the highest observation deck in the world. The 100th floor (478 meters) of the observatory ...more »

Advice for Your Next Holiday

Advice for Your Next Holiday

With kind permission of Julia Styles at   traveltoodle.com When we first came across an article offering Travel Advice on the Traveltoodle blog, Lindsay and I, seasoned travelers on 4 continents and many islands, were impressed with the ...more »

The Oriental Pearl Tower

The Oriental Pearl Tower

The Oriental Pearl Tower stands by the bank of Huangpu River. It is in the centre of Lujiazui, opposite to the Bund which is famous for its grand buildings of various architectural styles. The tower is 468 meters high. It is the highest TV ...more »

Lekki Leisure Lake

Lekki Leisure Lake

Have you ever found yourself with time on your hands, and wondering what do to with yourself over the weekend in Lagos? Maybe you havent mapped out what kind of activities you would be involved in? Well if you are outdoors type who doesnt ...more »

Mount Putuo

Mount Putuo

Compared with the three other Buddhist Mountains located in China, it is not so easy to get to Mount Putuo because it is located on an island in the East China Sea. But the difficulty in reaching this destination might also be seen as ...more »

Thousand-island Lake Scenic Spot

Thousand-island Lake Scenic Spot

Located in Chun’an of Hangzhou, Thousand-island Lake Scenic Spot gets its name from the 1,078 islands scattering within the lake. The scenic spot is a national key tourist area and it was rated as a National 5A Level Scenic Spot in 2010. ...more »

Sheshan National Holiday Resort

Sheshan National Holiday Resort

Located in southwest Shanghai---Songjiang, which is the birthplace of the city's history and culture, Sheshan National Holiday Resort has unique natural views and cultural interest. Sheshan National Forest Park includes: East Sheshan ...more »

Chongming Island

Chongming Island

Located on the estuary of Yangtze River, Chongming Island is the third largest island in China. Being the largest alluvial island at the estuary of a river and the largest sand island in the world, Chongming Island is also acclaimed as ...more »

Bali Showcases Indonesia

Bali Showcases Indonesia

Bali and Beyond Travel Fair, at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Centre from 10th - 13th June, was the second year for buyers and sellers in the Travel Industry in Indonesia to meet and share what’s on offer on the islands. This second ...more »

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If a holiday isn't a holiday unless you've scared yourself senseless hanging from a rope, clinging from a rock face or diving from a plane then this bunch of travel articles should help provide adequate food for thought. Bungee Jumping, Sky Diving, Abseiling, Rock Climbing, Paragliding and Hot Air Ballooning are just some of the things our intrepid scribes have road tested for you, all in the name of research you understand.

Read first-hand accounts of how it feels to be hurling to the ground, learn how to steer a hot air balloon (tip: you can't) and find out how you too can scour a rock face. Practical advice, tips and even videos are available to inspire and inform, and photos complete the line-up of our action packed insights.

So, go forth and select your next nail biting challenge, because as this selection of adventures prove; there's so much more to a memorable holiday than simply laying on a beach...

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