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Is Walley World a Real Place?

The amusement park in the film is called Walley World and fans of the film only ever have one question to ask, is Walley World a really place?!

Yes, it is!

The movie National Lampoon’s Vacation, commonly referred to as simply ‘Vacation’ was released in 1983. An instant blockbuster hit the film starred Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo, Dana Barron and Anthony Hall.

Directed by Harold Ramos the film sees the Clark Griswold, his wife and children drive from Illinois to an amusement park in California called Walley World. Father of two Griswold becomes fixated on sports cars driven by beautiful women as the Griswold family has to deal with car troubles of their own and the unexpected death in the family. In an attempt to get the family holiday back on track Clark Griswold bundles the family into the amusement park in Los Angeles on an impulse.

How to Say Hello in Different Languages

We have collected an informative list for you on how to say hello in different languages, and a few other countries for good measure too!

Wherever you travel and wherever you go there are always a few words you should learn before you set off; not only is this courteous but can get you surprisingly far! Everyone appreciates how hard it is to learn a new language and as such you will never be shunned for trying.

There are behaviours and gestures that transcend language, smiles and laughter for starters, waving and crying are secondary.

Let’s get started!

The Ultimate Travel Packing List

Whether you're a full-time globetrotting, digitally nomadic seasoned professional traveller or following your wanderlust for the first time; whether you’re nipping across the pond for a short romantic getaway or heading to the African plains to be a real-lid intrepid explorer it is always good to get some advice as to what to add to your packing list.

We have created the ultimate travel packing list to help you make sure that you have all the essentials you need and a few little luxury items too! We all like to pack light and be swift and savvy travellers but sometimes we need to carry those ‘just in case’ items.

For those who like to travel light are all too frequently those who wish to get off the beaten track! Getting off the beaten track offers you the most genuine travel experience but can also leave you without access to essentials items you need!

How to Say Hello in Japanese?

Whether you're just learning how to say hello in Japanese or learning how to speak the language as a whole learning a new language can be tricky and challenging, however with the right mindset and commitment there is no language on earth that you cannot master!

The Japanese language is considered one of the trickier languages to learn in full as the alphabet is different to that of languages in the west. That said, learning to read and write can be a challenge but the same steps apply when learning to speak Japanese as with any other language in the world!

When is the Best Time to Visit Iceland?

Whether you decide to visit in the summer or the winter the best time to visit Iceland is whenever you choose! With long dark winter nights and crisp cold days visiting Iceland in the winter is not for the faint hearted but you won’t go unrewarded. In the summer months, you will be greeted by midnight sun and warm tepid mornings.

Typically the Spring months of February and March and the fall months of October and November are the most popular times to visit Iceland for this is when the Northern Lights are most prominent.

How to Plan Your First European Vacation – A Step by Step Guide

Planning your first European vacation can be daunting. With over fifty countries on the continent, there are so many options available to you it is hard to know where to start, where to go and how to make it happen! This step by step guide will help you plan the holiday of a lifetime in Europe and offers you all the best top tips to help you save money and time planning!

Where is Mount Everest?

Where is Mount Everest we hear you cry?! Well, it is in the Himalayan country of Nepal!

But where is Nepal? Nepal is a small but prosperous nation nestled away in the depths of the sub-continent bordering India, Tibet, Bhutan and China. This peaceful and loving country is home to the earth’s tallest mountain and the majestic Himalayan mountain range.

Is Booking.com Safe?

Is Booking.com Safe is the question of many people and in this article, we will help you deal with this. With over one million properties in 225 countries booking.com has fast become the go to option for business travellers and holiday-makers alike. With properties in every country in Europe and an handy app to match booking.com has made traveling a whole lot easier, at the click of a button you know you have somewhere to stay however last minute your plans are!

All along the backpacking route through Asia you can find a hotel, hostel or guesthouse to suit your budget. You may not always have the quietest of nights sleep but you’ll have a roof over your head for sure.