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Groupon Travel

Groupon Travel

Are you feel tired, too stressed to cope with modern day life, feel like you need to get away to somewhere exotic? Well Groupon can help you.

Some of you may be asking, what is Groupon?

Groupon is a deal of the day website with discounts on traveling, shopping and restaurants.

The deal with groupon travel

The deal is a magical ten night getaway, you can purchase the deal for yourself or you could even gift it to someone else. This can be all yours for $889 instead of $1,648. *(please note, this is not a paid deal of advertisement for Groupon)

Great Value

Great Value

What you Get with groupon travel experience:

  • Experience the best of Thailand, with a stay in Karon and Khao Lak
  • Both Hotels have pools, spas restaurants
  • A fantastic beach
  • Cultural sites


The journey of the trip, groupon travel

Begin getaways at Mandarava, a resort and spa set on the west coast of Phuket with prime access to the glittering Andaman Sea. The contemporary property celebrates the topical location with lush vegetation, three swimming pools, fountains and palm trees decorating the grounds. Groupies stay in a Tropicana Room complete with natural-toned furnishings, modern décor and private balconies. The rest of the resort provides many opportunities to relax outside rooms, with a fusion of restaurants, pool bars serving up fruity drinks and the onsite spa letting guest unwind in a paradisiacal location.

After five nights travellers are transferred to Bangsak Village to spend the remainder of their holiday in Khao Lak on Thailand’s mainland. The pristine Andaman coastline sets the scene for a quiet getaway where guests unwind and get back to basics while staying in the lap of luxury. The Alocasia Rooms are furnished with neutral, distressed pieces, crisp linens and plenty of corners to retreat for the afternoon with a good book. An outdoor infinity pool beckons holidaymakers on warm days, while the spa and wellness centre offers a menu of traditional and modern therapies.

Part 2: Groupon Travel

A melting pot of religions, experiences and of course international tourists, Phuket combines everything that can be expected of a tropical island destination and puts it all into overdrive. Idyllic beaches and lush forests are juxtaposed against the hectic energy of Patong, often referred to as the party capital of not just Thailand but the whole of Asia. Just a short hop to the south of this lies Karon, famous for its pristine beach and proximity to all the action of Patong without being in the thick of it.Travellers can simply enjoy the idyllic nature of Karon Beach during their stay or venture further afield to get a full taste of Phuket. Many restaurants, shops and beauty salons compete for attention in the area, with even more situated close by in Patong. This is where folks go for that frenetic Phuket experience, where hawkers tempt tourists with handicrafts, silk scarves and sarongs by day and clubs, bars and cabaret venues enchant party people by night. Simon Cabaret is renowned as one place not to be missed, with its dazzling show a feast for the eyes and ears.

On the other hand, Khao Lak is an even quieter alternative with its white sand beaches, slow-paced life style and picturesque natural surroundings. Exploring jungle-clad mountains and boat rides through limestone peaks are activities of choice, along with undisturbed relaxation on unspoilt shores.

Scuba dive or snorkel at nearby Similan and Surin islands, admiring the array of vibrant coral and sea life. Those feeling active partake in a trek through famous Lam Ru National Park, which boasts walking trails that wind through dense rainforest to open out on stunning waterfalls and mountain vistas. Then visit Takuapa Old Town and admire Sino-Portuguese architecture and charming shops, before heading to Takuapa Market and River Plaza in the new town to shop and chat with locals.

Essential details

  • Must book by the 30th of september 2013

Guys, I have been to Thailand and these very destinations, book with groupon travel, or even do something with a very similar itinerary, and thanks for reading 

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Best place to stay in Uluru

Fun, swimming pools, camping sites, accommodation, shops, restaurants and more are available at the Yulara resort. The Yulara resort is the place to stay.

What type of accommodation does Yulara have? 

  • Sails In The Desert (premium)
  • Desert Gardens (premium)
  • Emu Walk apartments (standard)
  • Outback Pioneer Lodge (below standard)
  • Camping (well you know what campings like) 

What Cabin did i stay in? 

I stayed in the Emu walk apartments which are perfectly suitable, but next time I went I would probably camp!

How close is the Yulara resort to Ayers Rock?

Yes, its a 33 minute drive more or less depending on the traffic.



This post is all about Uluru, now i recently went to Uluru so I am very excited to share my experiences with you.



This is a breathtaking view of Uluru, do you know why the sky changes colour? Well read on. 

The colour changes result from the effects of the earth’s atmosphere on the sun’s incoming rays. The ash, dust particles and water vapour present in the earth’s atmosphere act as a filter which can remove the bluer light from the incoming rays of the sun, allowing the redder light through at different times of day. Reflections from the rock and clouds in the sky enhance the vivid colours.

How tall is Uluru:

  • 348 metres high at its peak

Are there walks around Uluru? Yes

Walk around Uluru

Walk around Uluru

There is a full walk around Uluru which is ten Kilometres and a smaller Mala walk which is 2km. 

The walk up Uluru is a treacherous two hours, you are lucky if it open when you visit because the park is very strict as to when you can climb up the rock. But anyway let us continue First you climb up a near vertical side of Uluru, with a chain, it’s still scary though.  

Then you reach a small shelter/rock area and you think you’ve done it. Yay, but no, you realise that to get to the very top you must continue but with no chain.

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Spa and wellbeing-cruising is all about YOUR wellbeing, so this post is continuing on travelwellbeings roll of cruising posts.

The ‘feelgood factor’ is alive and well aboard the latest cruise ships, which offer a growing array of beauty salons, spas but be warned however costs add up.

Remember, before you go to a salon or massage parlor on a cruise

  1. Do some research on pricing and quality
  2. Decide how much you are willing to spendcash

If you follow those two simple steps you can possibly SAVE money 


  • Help you relax
  • Make you feel pampered

Types of Spa/massage treatments on cruise ships:

  • Aromatherapy
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Ionithermie
  • Rasul
  • Thalassotherapy

Written by the CEO of William

Celebrity cruises

Here at travel wellbeing we have been talking about cruising, but today we are going to be a little more specific.


Celebrity cruises is one of the major cruise lines out there and we will touch base on the others later. 

Some facts about celebrity cruises compared to the major lines:

  • Has the best food
  • The most elegant ships and spas
  • Cruises are really under priced 
  • Celebrity is a premium line

So thats just a splash of information on Celebrity cruises but heres some more detail

About the company: 

  • Celebrity is the brainchild of Harry H. Haralambbopoulos and John and Michael Chandris
  • The creators wanted to create a newer, better cruiseline with new ships, larger, more standard cabins, focusing on food and service in the European tradition
Grand foyer

Grand foyer

What’s it really like though?

  • Clean
  • Well maintained
  • Best artwork
  • Provides niceties that other major lines have forgotten


  • Sensible layout
  • Decor is elegant 
  • abundance of sun loungers
  • Delivers a great vacation


  • Two seatings
  • Freestyle dining
  • Superior trained waiters
  • Food is based loosely on classic french cuisine
  • Better quality food


  • This is an area where the company can improve
  • Luckily they are improving the quality of the shows


  • Celebrity recognises the demand of spa and fitness facilities and has improved its offerings

Want to know more than go to:

This post is by the CEO of travelwellbeing William