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Top 5 Experiences All Car Enthusiasts Must Attend In Their Lifetime

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For any car enthusiast, traveling to races, going to museums, driving to meetups, and chatting with other like-minded individuals can be a great way to connect with the cars, learn about modifications, and make new friends. While every hobbyist has their passion, car lovers are unique in that they will go to great lengths to experience once in a lifetime opportunities. Many of which require a great deal of travel depending on where you live in the world. This article will identify 5 experiences that all car enthusiasts should attend in their lifetime. 

travel adventures, travel, destination, traveling, traveling activities24 Hours of Le Mans

This race is the oldest sports car race that has been held annually since 1923. It takes place near Le Mans, France and it showcases some of the most highly coveted cars. It is important to note that this race is one leg of the Triple Crown of Motorsports with the other two being the Indianapolis 500 and the Monaco Grand Prix. It is the 24 Hours of Le Mans race that inspired the creation of many other famous races such as the Daytona 500 and the Nurburgring.

Daytona 500

This iconic race has been a favorite among car lovers for decades. The race is 500 miles long and is held annually in Daytona Beach, Florida in February around President’s Day. The race is highly coveted by race car drivers as it is one of four “restrictor plate” races in the NASCAR Cup series. In fact, this race is considered to be the most prestigious race on the NASCAR calendar. If you cannot attend this year as you are still saving your shiny pennies, be sure to check it out on television along with millions of viewers just like you.  Read more »

Kung Hei Fat Choi! Welcome The Year Of The Fire Monkey At SkyRanch Tagaytay

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Filipinos are known for being a friendly and supportive community when it comes to commemorating iconic celebrations. Chinese New Year, among many, is one event that everyone warmly looks forward to. Such is the popularity of this annual festivity that Chinese customs and traditions are followed by almost everyone; no matter what heritage they have.

But did you know that there is more to this celebration than just wishing for peace and prosperity for the new lunar year? In China, the changing of the year is actually considered as a festival for the family!

This 2016, say goodbye to the Wood Sheep and welcome the rule of the Fire Monkey with your family at SkyRanch Tagaytay. The much-loved travel destination will hold a series of activities to commemorate the festivity with a bang.

Dragon and lion dancers as well as the Money Tree will also be present on February 6 and 7. Snap a shot with a Chinese Empress and Emperor for extra luck!

Will a Chinese celebration be complete without fireworks? Make sure you scare all the bad luck away by watching Fire in the Sky, a spectacular fireworks display which will be held on February 6 and 7 at 7pm. Feast your eyes at the wonderful lights display with your loved ones and experience SkyRanch’s rides afterwards.

SkyRanch Tagaytay is a 5.5-hectare development by SM Prime under Commercial Properties Group (CPG),the property holding firm of the SM Group of Companies. Apart from the property segment, the latter has also has major business interests in banking and retail sectors. Read more »

Traveling To Langkawi

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Pantai Kok Lighthouse in Langkawi, image from commons.wikimedia.org

Accessible to both local and foreign tourists through Langkawi International Airport, Langkawi is a group of about 100 islands located merely 30 kilometers from the main coast of northwest Malaysia, off the Adaman Sea. It is mostly known for its numerous beaches and went on to become a top travel choice for tourists as it is a duty-free area. The Geopark, as declared by UNESCO in 2007, is among the top places any traveler must see once they set foot in Langkawi.

Climate

Generally of good weather condition, Langkawi is a perfect beach island getaway. Tourists can easily spend numerous hours basking in the good weather, bathing under the sun and enjoying the lively beach vibe.

In And Around Langkawi Read more »

Traveling To Krabi

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Phra Nang Beach, Krabi

Accessible to local and foreign guests through the Krabi International Airport situated in the capital town of Krabi, the province of Krabi will never run out of reasons to lure travelers in. A well loved beach destination in Southern Thailand’s Andaman Sea, the province is known for its coastal charms, stunning coral reefs, fascinating falls and caves, and white sand beaches.

Climate

Weather in Krabi is generally hot, although this tames downs between November and April, the same time travelers come in to this beach destination. The months of June to November, on the other hand, is the time when lots of rainfall and the island gets a lot of moisture, a far departure from its usual dry weather.

Songthaew Your Way Around Krabi

It is so much easier to traverse from one coast to the next through boats, but some locals will tell you that you have never really experienced Krabi if you have not given their local songthaew a try. These passengers pick up vehicles are mostly publicly operated and provides services to most points of the island, including major attractions like Ban Huai To, Ao Nang, and Amphoe Lam Tham. These public songthaew has terminals in the Vogue Department Store situated on the Maha Rat Road. Read more »

Traveling To Penang

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Penang is an island off the northwest coast of Malaysia and is mostly well known for its rich and multi-cultured history predominantly of Chinese, Indian, European, and Malay influences. There are so many beautiful places to see and visit and definitely lots of interesting tea houses and restaurants to check out in what was originally known as the Pearl of the Orient.

Climate And People

Much like the rest of Malaysia Penang has a temperature that ranges between 22 degrees Celsius during daytime and 30 degrees Celsius at night. The weather is mostly rainy, especially during the months of August and November.  Although the driest season is generally between January and February, most local travelers flock to Penang in December, when it is raining on the other side of the peninsula. It is the most populated state in Malaysia and residences are mostly of ethnic Chinese decent.

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In And Around George Town Read more »