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Things You Should Know Before You Visit Scotland

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Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain. Moreover, it shares a border with England to the south, and is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the south-west. In addition to the mainland, the country is made up of more than 790 islands, including the Northern Isles and the Hebrides. Thinking about visiting Scotland? Those are the things that you need to know.

General Advice

carmencitta Magazine - things you should know before visiting scotland 2First of all, you need to know that Scottish prefer having indirect conversations, such as talking about the weather, traveling, etc… this is why, you need to stick with small talk. Moreover, make sure that you avoid topics like Politics and Religion. Additionally, if you are there to photograph, do not take a picture of someone without the person’s permission. In fact, Scottish are very proud of their country, so never make remarks against them. In addition, always say please and thank you while holding eye contact, as they are very polite and may get offended if you do not treat them the same way.

While Eating

carmencitta Magazine - things you should know before visiting scotland 3If in your country you are used to waving or snapping your hand at waiter, do not do that in Scotland. Moreover, for them, if you can afford eating at a restaurant, you can afford buying food for later meals, so don’t ask to take home food as leftovers. When it comes to tips, there is a customary tip of 10% with every meal and it is not expected of you to leave more. However, if you really enjoy your meal and your service, you can always leave more if you choose to do so.

If You Are Invited To Someone’s House

 

Make sure that you bring something over to their house as a gift. In addition, don’t mention that you don’t like the host’s food, and try to eat everything on your plate. Additionally, wait for the host to make a toast to the guest of honor first before eating.

 

The Top 2 Countries famous for Plastic Surgery

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Cosmetic surgery, also known as plastic surgery, is nowadays, a thing that is easily on the reach of anyone. In fact, people decide to go under plastic surgery in order to remove any type of blemishes from their bodies. Moreover, in our days, with the easy access of this thing, not just the high or elite classes are using this field of science, but also the ordinary and normal people are starting to get involved in enhancing their looks via surgery. International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery has surveyed and announced the famous countries that offer the best and most satisfying results. Here are the top two countries famous for plastic surgery.

South Korea

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Asia beats all the others! In fact, South Korea is the largest center for plastic surgery in the world. A research made in 2009 resulted that one out of every five women who live in Seoul undergoes at least one kind of plastic surgery. Moreover, the most common surgery that happens in South Korea is the double eyelid surgery. Additionally, in 2010, there were more than 44,000 double eyelid surgeries done in the country. Another very common and most frequently performed, apart from the eyelid surgeries, are nose jobs and liposuction.

Greece

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Greece is the second largest country in the world when it comes to plastic surgery. Moreover, Greece is very popular for its cosmetic surgeries for the fact that over there, those procedures cost less. In fact, the thing that made the second best country, is the advanced technology and less cost. Additionally, one of the most common surgeries performed in Greece is breast augmentation. It has also been reported that Greece another of the most common surgeries was Penis Enlargement and its frequency is approximately ten times the average frequency of this procedure in other countries across the globe.

Where to travel for peace and quiet

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We all come to a point in our lives where we feel like we need to leave the world behind, and go sit alone in an isolated place where there is nothing bur peace and quiet. Moreover, some people are lucky enough to have the ability to travel to a place where peace and quiet dominate. This article is dedicated to every person who wants to have a vacation enjoying nothing but comfort, peace, and quiet.

The Beartooth Highway – Montana, Wyoming

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In order to hit this location, you should either fly into Billings or fly into Bozeman. Once you are there, rent a car and hit the road, in specific, the Beartooth Highway. In fact, this highway is often called the most beautiful road in America, and it spreads along 64 miles starting from Red Lodge and arriving to Cooke City. Moreover, its elevation is nearly 11,000 feet, where you can, while driving, enjoy the stunning scenery that includes: tundra, crystalline alpine lakes, as well as occasional mountain goats and big horn sheep.

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park – California

 

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For you to reach this park, you have to take a flight to Los Angeles or to San Diego. Once you hit the spot, you will have the time of your life while exploring this enormous realm which combines both wilderness and desert. For the nature lovers, you will find amazing views, as well as wildflowers, palms and cacti. Moreover, when it comes to animals, this place is the home of golden eagles, foxes, deer, and iguanas.

Badlands National Park – South Dakota

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This is the location where you get to see the most beautiful and loneliest sceneries in the whole world. In fact, according to the National Park Service, this park has the world’s richest fossil beds. When you are there, be prepared to see all kinds of weird things such as: bison, bighorn sheep and lots of prairie dogs. And not to forget, of course, tourists.

A Treatment from the Sea

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Ever since people started developing and finding unusual ways to make their businesses more successful, SPAs and resorts have developed new treatments and therapies to try and cure their patients’ cases. However, some of them, did not believe in modern ways of treatment, and chose to maintain their ancestors’ ways of healing and dealing with patients. For example, ancient Egyptians kept believing in the healing powers of long soaks in seawater.

Sea; Life Origin

Carmencitta Magazine - A Treatment from the Sea 4Have you ever wondered why we always seek relaxation on a beach? most people, find it stress relieving going to the beach, just sitting on the shore, looking at the sunset, and smelling the ocean’s breeze.

In fact, this relieving feeling, has a deeper meaning. Scientifically, plant life first started in the deepest part of the sea. Since Planet Earth was first created, the only source of nourishment existed in the sea, because the sea itself, was covering all the planet. Moreover, in a recent scientific research, it was proven that seawater can restore balance to an organism. “The living organism is a sea aquarium in which a few billion cells are bathing,” said Quinton, a French physiologist.

Carmencitta Magazine - A Treatment from the Sea 3The start of Thalassotherapy

The first Thalassotherapy center first opened in 1899, in the Brittany region of France. Not to forget, the term thalassotherapy means: to seawater healing in a medically supervised environment as a form of preventive or curative health care, utilizing seawater, seaweed, marine mud, sand and other marine substances. Moreover, in the last century, Thalassotherapy started gaining credibility and fame throughout Europe. In addition, there are today, more than 45 Thalassotherapy centers in France alone.

About Thalassotherapy

Carmencitta Magazine - A Treatment from the Sea 2Thalassotherapy centers have a spa treatment included as well as medical therapy. In addition, a plumbing system plumbs seawater into the spa and connects all equipment in the center. Moreover, the spa has a heated seawater pool where patients immerge themselves based on schedules. Furthermore, when patients arrive, they meet with a doctor so he can decide what they will be treated for. Once the doctor finishes examination, the patient starts the therapy which can last from two days to two weeks.

 

Where to Travel for the First Time

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You are all over the place trying to figure out where to travel for the first time. You have gathered enough money, made a group of friends, but still do not know where to travel. In fact, not so many people can travel every month, and some of them may work for years in order to be able to buy a ticket. This is why, traveling for the first time might be a hard decision for most of people. Moreover, we have collected for you, our readers, some of the best places for when you want to travel for the first time.

The UK

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When it comes to tourism, the UK is a country that is full of beautiful places. Moreover, once you are there, you can go to the iconic city of London, misty mountains of Wales, and to the Scottish Highlands. Moreover, over there, you do not have to worry about language, as English is the spoken language.

Iceland

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For those of you, first time travelers, who enjoy nature and calmness, Iceland is your destination. In fact, the beautifully spread landscapes will make you question if you are still on earth, that’s how magical they are! Moreover, similarly to the UK, most of the people over there speak English as well. Furthermore, if you are looking for a place that is basically crime free, Iceland is the answer.

Mexico

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Do not let the bad things that are said every day in the press, keep you from visiting the beautiful and safe places in Mexico. In fact, Mexico is an ideal place for a short vacation, especially if you are traveling from the US, since it is a short plane trip. Over there, make sure to visit the most amazing historical cities like Puebla or Oaxaca or book some beach time along the Mayan Riviera or around Puerto Vallarta.

Where to spend Thanksgiving this year?

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Thanksgiving is a nice holiday to have a big dinner at home, and invite your big family. However, it might happen that, you have not decided what to cook for Thanksgiving yet, and the thought of preparing multiple huge meals makes you feel very tired, even though you have not started yet. In fact, this is when, the idea of spending the weekend elsewhere, should be considered. And this is where our job comes! Keep on reading as we guide you through the top places where you can spend Thanksgiving this year.

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Carmencitta Magazine - Where to spend Thanksgiving this year 2Thanksgiving in this place is ideal if you’re looking for a mountain getaway. In fact, Gatlinburg is a beautiful gateway to the Great Smoky Mountain, National Park, as well as a popular destination for families all over the year. Moreover, over there you will find a big variety of vacation rentals, from cozy cabins to mountain chalets as well as numerous activities and events.

Hawaii

Carmencitta Magazine - Where to spend Thanksgiving this year 3We cannot deny that, any time of the year is a perfect time to go to Hawaii. However, November is particularly good because you will find less tourists and a quieter time, while still enjoying that fabulous turkey dinner as most resort restaurants offer special meals for the holiday. In fact, November tends to be a rainier month, so you can choose destinations on the dry side of the islands, generally the southern or western coasts of Kauai, like Poipu, Wailea on Maui, Kailua-Kon on the Big Island or Waikiki on Oahu, you’re likely to experience more idyllic weather.

Orlando, Florida

Carmencitta Magazine - Where to spend Thanksgiving this year 4You need to know that in Orlando, theme parks tend to be packed during the holiday weeks, especially on Thanksgiving. In fact, on holidays, most kids are out of school, and amusement parks such as Disney World and Universal Studios, have extended hours that make it easier to enjoy the rides and shows without witnessing massive crowds.

 

Thalassotherapy: A Sea Treatment

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Ever since people started developing and finding unusual ways to make their businesses more successful, SPAs and resorts have developed new treatments and therapies to try and cure their patients’ cases. However, some of them, did not believe in modern ways of treatment, and chose to maintain their ancestors’ ways of healing and dealing with patients. For example, ancient Egyptians kept believing in the healing powers of long soaks in seawater.

Sea; Life Origin

Have you ever wondered why we always seek relaxation on a beach? most people, find it stress relieving going to the beach, just sitting on the shore, looking at the sunset, and smelling the ocean’s breeze.

In fact, this relieving feeling, has a deeper meaning. Scientifically, plant life first started in the deepest part of the sea. Since Planet Earth was first created, the only source of nourishment existed in the sea, because the sea itself, was covering all the planet. Moreover, in a recent scientific research, it was proven that seawater can restore balance to an organism. “The living organism is a sea aquarium in which a few billion cells are bathing,” said Quinton, a French physiologist.

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The start of Thalassotherapy

The first Thalassotherapy center first opened in 1899, in the Brittany region of France. Not to forget, the term thalassotherapy means: to seawater healing in a medically supervised environment as a form of preventive or curative health care, utilizing seawater, seaweed, marine mud, sand and other marine substances. Moreover, in the last century, Thalassotherapy started gaining credibility and fame throughout Europe. In addition, there are today, more than 45 Thalassotherapy centers in France alone.

About Thalassotherapy

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Thalassotherapy centers have a spa treatment included as well as medical therapy. In addition, a plumbing system plumbs seawater into the spa and connects all equipment in the center. Moreover, the spa has a heated seawater pool where patients immerse themselves based on schedules. Furthermore, when patients arrive, they meet with a doctor so he can decide what they will be treated for. Once the doctor finishes examination, the patient starts the therapy which can last from two days to two weeks.

A Hotel for car lovers

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A hotel called V8 Hotel, locates in the Motor world exhibition. It is a themed hotel that includes everything that has to do with cars. Moreover, it is 18 km far from the “Castle Solitude rococo palace” and 20 km far from “Schlossplatz” square in Germany. In fact, modern rooms and suites, as well as the car-themed-rooms all have free-Wi-Fi, satellite TV, and tea and coffee making facilities. Moreover, there exist car memorabilia and car inspired beds. Suites add private saunas, sitting areas, kitchenettes and terraces. Other amenities include: a relaxed restaurant, a gym, a spa, a sauna, a relaxation area, and a treatment room. You can pay extra money for breakfast and a parking lot.

A Hotel for car loversThe rooms

A Hotel for car loversYou will be surprised by the hotel’s themed rooms and you’ll experience a great time enjoying classic cars as well as modern ones. Moreover, each room has its own touch, as well as its unique character. Furthermore, all the rooms are specially decorated and provided with high quality materials, as well as unique pieces, and they are furnished with genuine car parts and images from the automotive world. The Hotel offers single rooms, double rooms, and family rooms in multiple variations.

The Mercedes Suite

A Hotel for car lovers

The Mercedes Suite is situated over four floors where the visitor can get both design and quality at star level. The suite includes a personal rooftop terrace that looks over the entire world of Motor World and lets you enjoy unlimited views in private settings. On the 3rd floor, is where you sleep in a bed that is made of a classic car and dream about your love for automobiles.  Moreover, on the second floor lays the magical panoramic bathroom where you can enjoy your private sauna. Furthermore, on the first floor there is the kitchen, the living room and the 47-inch flat screen TV.

Things to do in San Antonio

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The City Of San Antonio is considered to be the Number 7 on the list of “the most populated cities in America”, with a population of 1,409,019. Moreover, it is considered to be one of the fastest growing cities in the world. This marvelous and giant city has a lot to offer. You can go there on a vacation in order to escape the routine that is taking over your life. Moreover, in order to make it easier for you, we have gathered some tourist attraction sites in a list for you to find things to do in San Antonio.

River Walk

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The San Antonio river walk is one of the most beautiful areas over there. This is appropriate for families because there is a lot of food and shopping for everyone. Once you are there, you should take the boat tour to see everything from another angle. Additionally, make sure you walk both directions and both sides of the River Walk so that you don’t miss anything.

Mission San Jose

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This is a beautiful and lovely stop. While on the mission trail, you will be glad you took the time. How much time? Well you can go as fast or as slow as you like but if you give yourself a good hour you’ll likely be ready for the next stop soon. While here do take the time to wander the quiet areas located throughout the grounds. Read the information, touch the past and you will be rewarded with a deeper understanding of the roots of this area and our country.

The Alamo

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In fact, this is a tour in San Antonio that is well worth your time. It is so impressive to see the site as it now stands. The great big wooden doors and the grounds with huge oaks. You would just love it, especially of you have seen the movie!

Where to travel for a warm Christmas

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Christmas is the holy time when you spend this night with your friends and family hosting dinners and praying. In fact, when most people hear the world Christmas, all they can think about is the cold weather, the snow, and the rain. However, what most of them do not know, is that they can travel, and spend Christmas on a beach, while paying a small amount of money compared to other travel experiences. Keep on reading if you would like to know where to travel for a warm Christmas.

Cancún/Cozumel/Riviera Maya, Mexico

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In case you aren’t aware of all of these, Cancún a resort that was purposely built in order to host people liking for warm vacations. It faces the Caribbean, and the area known as the Riviera Maya, which includes the nearby island of Cozumel. In fact, in December, the weather will be perfect over there, with a small possibility of thunderstorms that rarely occur, and when they occur, it is only for a small amount of time. Moreover, due to the availability of more than 1000 hotels, the competition is rough, and you will be able to find a room for a very cheap price. You should not miss the opportunity to visit Cancun during the holidays.

Punta Cana/Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

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Who would not want to spend a vacation in the Dominican Republic? What most people do not know, this location in known for its large all-inclusive hotels at great prices? Moreover, over there you will be able to find two of the most popular resorts around the world: Punta Cana (on the eastern tip) and Puerto Plata (on the northern shore). In fact, the two resorts, each has around 200 hotels for you to choose from, including dozens of all-inclusive resorts designed to keep you there for your entire stay.

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