Lombok, Indonesia - Is This The Next Up And Coming Tourist Hot Spot For Muslims? Lombok, the self-styled “island of 1,000 mosques”, authorities in Lombok, Indonesia are planning to build a large Islamic Centre which will contain a mosque, study centre and hotel with specially trained tour guides promoting Indonesia as a “Muslim friendly destination" will point Muslim visitors in the direction of the nearest mosque at prayer times. This is a good move by the Indonesian Government, they have spotted the growing trend of citizens from wealthier Middle Eastern countries seeking Islamic, Sharia based tourism, “The economic growth of Middle Eastern countries is very good...
So maybe you've heard about the trains that run next to the houses down the narrow streets of Hanoi? Hanoi Train Street, located just West in the Old Quarter sits A quirky part of town where motorbikes and tuk-tuks no longer seem the biggest danger to locals stepping outside of their homes.
Climbing Tiger Cave Temple is one of the hardest things I have ever done in my life so far, climbing to the summit with my 4-month old baby in her carrier on my back and Joshua a few paces ahead was unreal. Surrounded by tropical rainforest, there are 1,237 steps to the summit which features a huge golden Buddha statue (the largest in Krabi), several shrines, Buddhas foot print along with a few tiger paw prints (which gives it the name of 'Tiger Cave Temple' or 'Wat Tham Suea) can all be found here.
Over the last few years more tourists have been heading in this direction for either a day trip for snorkling and scuba diving or to stay a few nights and experience a different, calm, laidback way of life while experiencing authentic homemade family cooked Thai cuiine, a very different side of Thailand in the South.
Any parent will know that children and hot, sunny weather aren’t always as good a match as we’d like them to be. Dreams of long happy days playing at the beach can quickly give way to tantrums and demands to go inside, and that’s before you’ve dealt with the warmth at bedtime. To help make your holiday as stress-free as it should be for you and your little ones, the travel experts at Thomas Cook got in touch with Single Mum Travels. Here, they give us their top tips for helping your children deal with the holiday heat.