May 6th, 2013 by cooldude
Zen Garden of Kyoto is an outstanding piece of creation. The unique philosophical concept of garden has been created with a stylized landscaped. This has been done with a composed planning of rocks, moss, water features, gravel, pruned trees and similar natural things to create an outstanding garden. Sand has been used to create the effect of natural water ripples. These gardens are basically dry, therefore also known as “dry gardens”. The plants here do not need much sunlight or water for growth.
The garden gives a different view from every spot. The serene atmosphere and scenery is a great way of relaxing yourself. On your visit here, you can even meditate and concentrate on the concepts of Buddhism or any other religion. This garden has been made with the essence of nature, but not to imitate it completely. Make sure to visit this garden at Kyoto, Japan and feel the tranquility of this charming place.
May 1st, 2013 by cooldude
The Iguazu Falls in Argentina are simply breathtaking. The UNESCO world heritage park surrounding this beautiful 82 metre high falls at an elevation of 195 metres is full of flora. It can be just adored on for an hour looking in to the falling waters along with the peaceful backdrop of the scenery is very appealing to any nature lover of the world. The place best to view it from is Garganta del Diabolo. Along with the falls are various tourist resorts and spas in the near vicinity. After enjoying a majestic time at resorts one just has to walk over to the park and the falls that opens up at 8:30 am.
After the upper circuit is well covered get down to the more crowded lower circuit and enjoy the view. Later you can also take a boat ride to the falls but avoid consuming any water that sprays on around you.
April 25th, 2013 by cooldude
The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the famous places where tourists from all around the world visit every year. Not only the Great Pyramid, but there are various other pyramids in Giza which are the pride of Egypt. The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and is still intact and in place. There are many mysteries and magic in this Great Pyramid.
The several pyramids in Giza are also full of mystery which is yet to be revealed. The pyramids are designed in so intricate way and few are even made of a single block of stone. It is not yet discovered the real architecture behind many attractive pyramids in Giza.
It is also believed that most of these pyramids have some of the most precious treasures of the world. It is believed that the most treasured possession of the pharaohs, which includes loads of gold, silver and other precious stones, are kept in their pyramids.
April 19th, 2013 by cooldude
If you are keen on traveling it’s good to have an annual travel bucket list. It’s because when you have your travel bucket list ready, you are already set on the destinations to explore, have the travel alerts that would in turn motivate you to check out on the travel deals. The post below discusses on how to prepare your annual travel bucket list.
First of all, spread your wall map & look around to pick destinations. Be realistic & choose destinations that would be affordable for you, in terms of money, comfort and time. You have to make s list of 5-7 potential destinations. However, it won’t harm to include one dreamy destination at least- you might be lucky. Now, set your travel goal- like 1 bucket-list trip this year or in every 2 years.
You should also set your annual tour budget and make sure to choose location and travel deals within that. Don’t forget to set travel alerts, at least for top three to five destinations.
April 13th, 2013 by cooldude
Taj Mahal is considered to be the most recognizable, photographed and romantic mausoleum in this world. When compared to the other monuments of the world, you will understand that there is nothing more mesmerizing and beautiful then this monument built by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan for his beloved Mumtaz Mahal.
The best time to visit the Taj Mahal is during a moonlit night. It is said that during the full moon nights the beauty of the Taj Mahal is enhanced in ways unimaginable. You feel enchanted by the shimmering appearance of the Taj Mahal under the light of the moon. Tourists from not only India but all over the world make it a point to visit Taj Mahal in one of the moonlit nights.
In order to get a view of the moonlit Taj Mahal, people have to book their tickets in advance. Once you get a glimpse of this marble mausoleum in the moonlit night, you will feel bedazzled and beguiled by its exquisiteness.
March 21st, 2013 by cooldude
Are you thinking to go on vacation where you can enjoy in the lap of the sea waves? Well, then you should visit Mexico and get enchanted by its beaches and amazing sea side areas. The warmth of the sand, the coolness of the waves and the breeze filled with the aroma of the sea water will definitely create a rejuvenating atmosphere. No matter whether you are for a quite time or up for some adventure, Mexican beaches offer you everything.
Mexico is famous all over the world for its fabulous beaches. The mesmerizing sea shores, the beach resorts and the exquisite beaches will spellbind you. Beaches are perfect for weddings too where you can spend the most important moment of your life surrounded by Nature. If you are an adventure freak, you can indulge in surfing, diving and a variety of beach sports. If you are for a romantic vacation, strolling around the beach or lying in the sun for a sunbath is absolutely perfect.
March 16th, 2013 by cooldude
San Francisco is the hub of cultural heritage and beautiful places. Whenever you visit this mesmerizing city make sure you stop by the following places:
Alcatraz: Ever been to an island that was used as a federal prison? If no then this island called “The Rock” should be visited by you in order to get to know more about it.
Chinatown: Would you like to have a feel of China in San Francisco? Then do visit Chinatown to enjoy the festivals and traditional cuisine of the Chinese people.
Golden Gate Bridge: The gateway to the city San Francisco- This Bridge is one of the most remarkable destinations of the world.
Fisherman’s Wharf: This is the historic waterfront in San Francisco offering amazing seafood, fantastic sights and shopping destinations to the tourist.
The Exploratorium: This Science Museum is a famous family destination of the city. Take out time and do visit this museum for sure.
Hope you have a memorable journey in San Francisco.
March 10th, 2013 by cooldude
Cruising is one of the best things in Europe. Cruising along the Mediterranean is the best option one can get. There are different packages available in the whole of Europe for Mediterranean cruise. This can be one of the best holidays that you might have spent in your lifetime. Mediterranean cruise is known for its beautiful harbors and the clear water. The Mediterranean Sea gives you a chance to witness the beauty and peace provided by the nature.
The difference between Mediterranean cruise and other cruise is that here you can witness a variety of culture. Every stop will give you a new experience to capture for the lifetime. The stops along the Mediterranean are Barcelona in Spain, Rome etc. Here you can visit the historic monuments and enjoy the rich food. These cruises can be taken at anytime of the year with no peak time to enjoy. If you are willing to have an experience worth remembering then do contact the nearest travel agent and book yourself a Mediterranean cruise.
March 5th, 2013 by cooldude
Sydney, being in Australia is one of the earliest places in the world to experience the New Year. Over time it has been declared the unofficial New Year capital if the world with its wonderful new year’s eve display of fireworks. The fireworks at Sydney on New Year’s Eve are unparalleled to any other fireworks display. Pyro technicians work for months to give this grand kaleidoscopic display of colors in the Night Sky.
The fireworks at Sydney can be displayed from 55 vantage points across the beautiful city. These vantage points have food provisions, toilets, alcohols and glass restrictions and are ticketed over the whole period. For the family goers there is the fireworks display at 9pm from the barges at the Harbor and skyscrapers which is followed by the Harbor of Light Parade where 50 illuminated and well decorated vessels go around a 15 km harbor circuit. At midnight the main event shows a spectacular display of fireworks from the barges, skyscrapers and most importantly the Sydney Harbor Bridge.
The city advises commuters to stick to public transport with 1.5 million converging at the centre of the city for this event. A 2.6 million national audience, 300,000 tourists and a billion viewers worldwide who are tuned to their TV sets in order to take part in this event just proves why one should visit Sydney for celebrating their New Year’s Eve.
February 26th, 2013 by cooldude
Thailand is one of the most exotic oriental delights frequented by thousands and thousands of visitors every year. The beautiful South-East Asian country is widely known for its vast stretch of tourist attractions and the post below highlights on some of the major visits on your Thailand trip.
You simply cannot miss out on the mesmerizing beauty of the Ko Tarutao island. The island is mainly loved for its versatile wildlife like whales, sea turtles, crab-eater macaques etc. and of course for its waterfalls, amazing views and unspoilt beaches. Then you have Grand Palace, known for its extensive architectural styles featuring pure Ayutthayan temples as well as modern structures with a unique blend of Thai & Western architecture. It’s also famous for Wat Phra Kaew, the famous archaic Buddha statue.
The night bazaar of Chiang Mai is another popular delight here with its vast and alluring stocks of arts, clothing, handicrafts & many imported products.