Archive for the ‘Holiday Destinations’ Category

Sydney- A City Worth Visiting

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

travel sydneySydney is one of the most visited cities of Australia. The reason behind this is the presence of historic landmarks, iconic buildings and beautiful beaches in this city of Australia. This city is a very colorful and vibrant tourist destination. Sydney is a perfect destination not only for adventurous and fun-filled holidays but also for romantic holidays.

This city is a must visit holiday destination and there are many cheap holiday packages available for Sydney. Thus you should take advantage of those packages to enjoy your trip to this city. Along with this you will find affordable accommodation facilities in this city. You can engage in activities such as bowling, swimming, horse riding, cruise tours etc.

The nightlife in Sydney is famous worldwide. When you visit Sydney for the first time the places you must stop by are: Sydney Harbour, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, The Rocks, Chinese Garden of Friendship etc.

Envisioning past, present and future: Zen Garden of Kyoto

Monday, May 6th, 2013

Travel Japan, travel destinationZen 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.

Iguazu Falls: a trip you’ll never regret

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Iguazu Falls, travel ArgentinaThe 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.

The magic and mystery at the pyramids of Giza

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Travel Egypt, pyramids of GizaThe 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.

Preparing your annual travel bucket list

Friday, April 19th, 2013

annual travel bucket listIf 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.

Visit Sydney during New Year

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Sydney during New YearSydney, 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.

Thailand – An exotic travel destination

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Travel Thailand, travel destinationThailand 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.

Visiting a Spanish cosmopolitan, Barcelona

Friday, January 18th, 2013

Travel Barcelona, SpainThis Spanish city is famous for its churches, outdoor markets and museums. This is the second largest city in Spain and located on the Mediterranean coast of the country. After the 1992 Olympics, the city is famous among the international tourists. The history of the city dates back to 2000 years, and it was a prominent Roman town during the Roman empire. The city can be visited during any month of the year, due to its great weather all through the year.

Some interesting places to visit:
• Sagrada Familia, is one of the famous international icons of Barcelona. This is one of Gaudi’s creations and the church is partly unfinished.
• Park Guell, is another Gaudi’s creations. This park is best for relaxed strolls, landscaped gardens with amazing views.
• Santa Maria Del mar, an ancient Gothic church. The famous stained glass windows of this basilica are very famous.

City tour of Mexico

Saturday, December 8th, 2012

tour of MexicoMexico city is one of the largest cities in the world, with a population of around 20 million. Its diameter is around 40km to 60km. It should be noted that it’s located 2200m above sea level. Mexico city has only two types of weather Dry season and Warm with rains. Temperatures drop up to 0 C and go to a maximum of 32 C during summer months.

Normally Mexico city is an expensive city, and the tour cost depends on the mode of travel and the stay place. The city can be reached by air from most part of the USA and some European and Asian countries. To travel around in the city Metro train system is the best way to move around.

Some of great locations to visit are, “Museo del Templo Mayor”, “El Mayor”, “National Palace”, “Palacio de Bellas Artes”, “National museum of Anthropology” and finally “Metropolitan Cathedral”. You can get a city guide to know about these places.

 

Plan your vacation in Sri Lanka

Sunday, December 2nd, 2012

Travel Sri Lanka, travel destinationSri Lanka is one of the most beautiful places in the world. It is a magnificent island country and thousands of tourists visit this country every year. The country is blessed with a remarkable landscape, exceptionally beautiful beaches and a great collection of flora and fauna. The country is also very rich when it comes to culture. The island country of Sri Lanka is known for its hospitable culture. There are a number great hotels and resorts all over the little country which will make your stay in Sri Lanka a memorable one.

The country also offers with some of the best cuisines in the world. There are some very good restaurants in this island country that offer some of the best seafood in the world. There are some great monasteries in this country that you can visit. Sri Lanka also has a lot of great shopping destinations that you would love.