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The Ultimate Travel Guide to Ha Long Bay

 The Ultimate Travel Guide to Ha Long Bay

Plan your upcoming travel to Ha Long Bay in Vietnam to witness a magical floating world. Comprised of more than 1600 limestone pillars making up hollow caves, and several small floating islands across the emerald waters, it is not surprising to hear that Ha Long Bay is one of the seven natural wonders of the world. This UNESCO World  Heritage Site attracts millions of tourists from around the world each year. Be sure not miss this gem of Southeast Asia.

Travel Guide: Must See Destinations In Egypt

Travel Guide: Must See Destinations In Egypt

Egypt is a fascinating country that is rich in history. It links northeast Africa with the Middle East and dates back to the time of the pharaohs. Thousands of year-old monuments including Giza’s Pyramids and the Great Sphinx are the star attractions as well as Luxor’s Karnak Temple and the Valley of the Kings tombs. A trip to Egypt is like walking deep into history. Here is a travel guide to some of Egypt’s top destinations.

Top Ten Most Historically Significant Sites In Africa

Top Ten Most Historically Significant Sites In Africa

Africa appeals to most adventurous travellers for its diverse safari expeditions and breathtaking desert landscapes, but it is also slowly being recognised for its impressive historical sites. Home to one of the Seven Wonders of the New World, and a number of UNESCO World Heritage sites, Africa has some of the most historically significant sites in the world.

Climbing the Great Wall of China

Climbing the Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China was originally constructed to protect the country from invasions and to create a physical barrier from the rest of the world. Now it serves as China’s #1 attraction with over 10 million visitors each year. With prime months to visit and essential packing tips, this guide will provide you with an optimal Great Wall experience.

The Seven Wonders of the World

The Seven Wonders of the World

The Seven Wonders of the Modern Day World are Petra (Jordan), Machu Picchu (Peru), Taj Mahal (Agra, India), The Roman Colosseum (Rome), Chichén Itzá (Mexico), Christ the Redeemer Statue (Brazil), and The Great Wall (China). Each monument earned a deserved spot on the list—as all are UNESCO World Heritage sites and some of the most visited places in the world.

10 Places You Must See in India

10 Places You Must See in India

When most people think of India, large, crowded cities come to mind. But there is so much more to this fascinating country. India has a rich blend of natural beauty, stunning architecture, complex history, and captivating culture. From majestic temples to gorgeous beaches, there’s something for everyone. Keep reading to find out the top ten places you must see in India!

Best Things to Do in Egypt

Best Things to Do in Egypt

Journey back in time with a trip to Egypt! This mesmerizing country is overflowing with rich history dating back to the ancient world, and the fascinating juxtaposition of old and new in bustling cities, such as Cairo, is a sight to behold. For many, the thought of Egypt immediately brings pyramids to mind, and while they’re as mind-blowing as you imagine, that’s not all the country has to offer. There’s a never-ending list of things to do in Egypt, from cruising down the Nile to scuba diving in the Red Sea. Keep reading for the ultimate Egypt travel guide!

Mayan Ruins | Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala

Mayan Ruins | Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala

There’s nothing quite like stepping back in time and exploring the remarkable ruins of ancient civilizations. Gazing upon the impressive structures, you can’t help but marvel at the skill and intelligence needed to build these cities. No trip to Central America is complete without touring the breathtaking Mayan ruins, and you’ll find some of the most spectacular sites in Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala. From Chichen Itza to Tulum to Tikal, there’s beauty and rich history at every turn.

Best time to visit Galapagos and Machu Picchu

Best time to visit Galapagos and Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is one of the top places to visit in of South America, followed very closely by the Galapagos Islands.  A journey to Machu Picchu and the Galapagos Islands is a trip that every traveler should take once in their lives.  So, when is the best time to visit Galapagos and Machu Picchu?  Typically Spring (April-June) and Fall (Sep-Nov) is the best time to visit, as the weather is mild and pleasant in both countries. 

Must Sees in Mexico

Must Sees in Mexico

Mexico is a land of never-ending beauty. From blissful beaches to fascinating ruins and stunning natural wonders, there’s no shortage of enchanting sights. Whether you’re strolling the streets of bustling cities or exploring the rural countryside, there’s guaranteed to be adventure nearby. Keep reading to learn about Mexico’s must see destinations!

Highlights of Northern India

Highlights of Northern India

India is a spectacular country, full of natural beauty, artistic wonders, and rich culture. Northern India is particularly exemplary of these qualities: it is a proud, vibrant region that beckons to travelers time and time again with its promise of once-in-a-lifetime opportunities, which is why it remains an Acanela favorite. To understand what we mean, check out the following highlights of Northern India-- and just try not to start daydreaming about booking your flight out there!

The Cenotes and Mayan Ruins of the Yucatán

The Cenotes and Mayan Ruins of the Yucatán

Take a Tour to Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula is a dreamer’s destination, with its stunning beaches, mysterious jungle landscapes, and remnants of Mayan history. A trip to the Yucatán blends together nature and history: explore ruins of the Mayan civilization, walking along ancient pyramids and imposing temples of one of the most powerful early civilizations.

Traveling to Petra

Traveling to Petra

If you didn't know already - Acanela has been traveling around the Middle East the past 3 weeks! We've been to Egypt, Jordan and now we are in Israel.  Our founder Kylie Chenn, has been documenting her travels through her blog post - Wokingtheworld.com! Here's a little excerpt of our time in Jordan, seeing one of the Seven Wonders of the World!