November 2016 - BUCKiTDREAM Blog

Month: November 2016

Take Me Down To The Panama City

Founded by Spanish Conquistadores on August 15th, 1519, Panama City has quite the legendary history. It was used as the base of operations for the expeditions that conquered the ancient kingdom of Peru and was the focal point of many important trade routes in the years following. The city is located at the Pacific entrance of the famous Panama Canal and contains an epic skyline of high-rise architecture surrounded by a dense tropical rainforest. Today it is quite the tourist hotspot, containing more than a few interesting sights combined with a very attractive climate. Not to be confused with...

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Swing Over To the Dream Island of Borneo

Before anyone confuses Borneo with being a small tropical paradise, it’s important to remember that it isn’t small at all (although the ‘tropical paradise’ part is bang on). It just so happens to be the third largest island in the world and three separate countries claim sovereignty over parts of it: Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia. It’s also home to one of the world’s oldest rainforest, stunningly clear sky blue oceans, coral reefs and the marquee event: the critically endangered Bornean orangutans. Conquering all of Borneo isn’t easy, in fact it’s impossible in one trip unless you have indefinite resources...

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Hang With An Orangutan In Borneo

Ever since King Louie swung into our hearts in Disney’s The Jungle Book, the general public has had an affection for orangutans. But meeting a real-life king of the swingers is trickier than just hiding the secret to fire; you have to travel to some far-flung areas of the world to see them in their natural habitat. Luckily for all animal loving wanderlusters out there, the rugged island of Borneo is not only the best place in the world to see these awesome apes, but it’s also one of the most beautiful places on earth and well worth a...

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Feeling Blue, Visit the Blue Lagoon in Iceland

Iceland has many attractions but none as popular as The Blue Lagoon. No doubt you will have seen photos of this huge outdoor pool and been captivated by its startling blue color set against a barren landscape of black lava fields. If you’re visiting Iceland for the first time, then visiting here to swim and relax in this unique attraction is a must-do. Due to the fact that Iceland isn’t the warmest of places, even in summer, understandably the Blue Lagoon is Iceland’s top tourist attraction for warming up your tootsies. The lagoon contains a whopping 6 million liters...

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Experience the Magic of Montreal

Montreal is without a doubt one of the coolest cities in Canada, perhaps the entire world. The city is named after its centerpiece mountain Mont-Royal, which provides a majestic backdrop to a place where old world tradition meets new world chic. Its combination of classic Canadian friendliness mixed with stylish flair, stunning architecture, and world-class venues make it a dream city escape adventure, so at BUCKiTDREAM, we’re going to help guide you through the sumptuous streets of the Canada’s City of Saints. What To Do While You’re In Montreal Visit Basilique Notre-Dame The Basilica Notre-Dame is the crown jewel...

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