Archive for June, 2009

  • Multifarious Melbourne City Travel
    Multifarious Melbourne City Travel
    The chic, multi-ethnic Melbourne is the Mecca for wide-ranging world class attractions. Experience the magnificent annual Moomba Parade with its splendid array of float displays in Technicolor which culminate to the final events of water-skiing, humorous trivia playoffs and bands. Soak in the adrenalin pumped tone at the scenic Albert Park during the four day Formula One Grand Prix, metal-on-metal thumping action at the V8 Supercar racing amongst a host of several exalted sporting events. Many throng the city for the annual NAB cup held at the Telstra Dome. Revel in the horticultural haven of the World Heritage listed Carlton Gardens and the majestic Royal Exhibition Building which hosts more than a decade old, annual top-rated Flower and Garden Show. The Carlton Gardens are domicile of the prized Melbourne Museum, IMAX theatres  [...]
    Posted at June 30th, 2009 at 07:06 am
  • Ibiza Island – Ecstasy Island Guide
    Ibiza Island – Ecstasy Island Guide
    The indispensible dance and celeb Mecca with more than 300 glorious, sundrenched days a year is Ibiza- the Spanish island, the third biggest of the Balearic Islands. Revel in the island multitude of miniature beaches with cerulean waters where many celebs like James Blunt along with girl Petra Nemcova, Zidane, Jade Jagger amongst many others have their scenically placed, elaborate pads. The hot bed for profligacy and skin show – the Platja d’en Bossa, is the longest beach out in Ibiza which is frequented by party-mongers due its countless taverns and cafes that dot the beach. If one is game for a soak in the company of beautiful sandy beaches and crowds then Cala Jondal is the place to be. Beaches not reachable by car can be accessed by boat services that commence from San Antonio and Eivissa harbour. If you are an eco-tourist,  [...]
    Posted at June 28th, 2009 at 11:06 pm
  • Legoland Theme Park, UK
    Legoland Theme Park, UK
    The Legoland Windsor theme park in UK is a complete family entertainment package which is aimed at activating the mind’s eye and ingenuity of the young generation. It has in offing a whooping 50 rides, live running shows, building workshops, lego models in all shapes and sizes, driving schools, fire academy and a lot more, all prettily nuzzled up in the 150 acres wide area. One can hitch a trip atop a dragon in the Dragon Knight’s Castle, hunt for pirate bullion, and valiantly face the pirate falls or become a pro at riding a Lego car. Miniland has an anthology of key cities and locations globally made totally from Lego bricks, like the Tyne bridge in Newcastle, Cape Canaveral, replica of the Kennedy Space Centre, Wembley Stadium to site a few. Holland which is bursting with boats, canals, motional windmills is all beautifully  [...]
    Posted at June 27th, 2009 at 06:06 am
  • Ocean Park Paradise In Hong Kong
    Ocean Park Paradise In Hong Kong
    Ocean Park is the 170 miles long sparkling jewel of Hong Kong with an esteemed Forbes Listing and having million ardent visitors flocking to its step yearly. This gigantic ocean park has the Lowland and Highland Gardens where one can catch beautiful glimpses aboard the gondola as one moves from one to the other. The Lowland is an innate haven where one can make their way through the Main Entrance. Revel in the majestic primordial temple structures, marquees and lanes. Get up close and personal with the gentle giant Pandas with interesting names in the Giant Panda Habitat where one gets a sense of their existence and habitation. A palaeontologist’s haven, the ‘Dinosaur Now and Then’ display gives a comprehensive image of various Dinosaur forms from the origin to their extinction. The Dolphin Breeding Centre is quite a rage with  [...]
    Posted at June 27th, 2009 at 04:06 am
  • The Great Mosque of Djenne – Timbuktu Mali
    The Great Mosque of Djenne – Timbuktu Mali
    Djenne, the primeval commercial point and the focal core of Muslim erudition in Mali, is located in close proximity to the flood plain of Bani River, southwest of Timbuktu. The Great Mosque of Djenne, an architectural marvel of the Sudano-Sahelian manner, is the most renowned milestones in Africa with the encompassing city is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The site where the Mosque stands was originally the location of the palace of Sultan Kunburu in 1240, who after becoming a Muslim ordered to tear down the palace to turn it into a mosque whose towers and walls were constructed by his immediate descendants. When the town came under the reins of jihadi fundamentalist Seku Amadu who objected to the mosque let it go into shambles. During the period from 1834 to two years down the line, Seku built a new mosque that comprised  [...]
    Posted at June 25th, 2009 at 12:06 am
  • Fuji Q Highlands Theme Park in Japan
    Fuji Q Highlands Theme Park in Japan
    A major section of global audience love to frequent amusement parks that offer complete delight and ecstasy with a secure taste of adventure that even children can enjoy, then the Fuji Q Highlands,   located at the base of the innate magnificence of Mt.Fuji  in Fujiyoshida, fits the bill perfectly. This sprawling 124-acre theme park that lies outside Tokyo is a speedster and adrenaline junkie paradise with a wide array of 33 rides to bring out the beast in you. For a complete 4D zonked roller coaster ride, hop on to the Eejanaika, which is the second in line globally to offer such an experience. Take a heart retching ride at 172 km/hr, on the swiftest and precipitous coaster ride worldwide called the Dodonpa. The ‘Fujiyama’, the epitome of coaster hell, famed for its steepest drop from height of 230feet at a 65 degree angle  [...]
    Posted at June 24th, 2009 at 12:06 am
  • South Africa – Buoyant Rainbow Realm
    South Africa – Buoyant Rainbow Realm
    An innate cultural haven with the trio of Cape Town, Pretoria and Bloemfontein being key capital cities offering a gigantic plethora of exploring and traveling opportunities for the discerning traveler. The intrinsic wonder of the Table Mountain in Cape Town is best experienced via walking it up or atop the cable car rides. Enjoy the bravura of the picturesque paradise of the parliamentary capital of Cape Town atop the cable car. South Africa has several heritage site listings to its credit, one of them being the Robben Island in Cape Town, which for hundreds of years was the site for deportation for many considered social menace during the apartheid period and as a means of exacting castigation. Head off to the V&A Waterfront located amidst Table Mountain and the Robben Island for splendid milieu, shopaholic haven, bistros,  [...]
    Posted at June 23rd, 2009 at 02:06 pm
  • Mykonos Island – Party-Hearty Greek Island
    Mykonos Island – Party-Hearty Greek Island
    The picture-perfect island with umbrella frilled laze outs; several bars pumping amazing trans-delic tunes, hoards of sculpted bods, vast stretches of beautiful coastlines, snorkeling paradise with amazing coral life all make Mykonos Island the hip-n-happening place to chill out in. Head out for some fun-n-frolicking on the widely famed Paradise and Super Paradise Beaches on the South coast where one can enjoy the amazing beach ambience, indulge in various adventure sports activities, grab a lip-smacking bite at the wide array of eateries that leave you spoilt for choice, shop at the high-end boutiques or simply indulge in some memorabilia shopping or sizzle out at the hip night parties. The Super Paradise beach, a well-known gay lovers paradise with a party-hearty reputation dotted with several pool bars, resto-bars, great beach  [...]
    Posted at June 23rd, 2009 at 04:06 am
  • De Efteling Theme Park, Netherlands
    De Efteling Theme Park, Netherlands
    De Efteling Theme Park, in south Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands, initiated as a walking park in 1933, then transgressed into sports park cum play area, tennis courts, swimming areas and in 1952, the sprookjesbos, the fairy theme forest was unveiled where till date one can find every fairy tale character possibly imaginable out here. With the tasteful expertise of the designer, Anton Pieck, the park was magically transformed into a theme park, re-christened to De Efteling thereafter. The noteworthy foyer to the park is The House of the Five Senses, evident by the five risen peaks of the roof, based on a famed fable. For adrenaline junkies, a must visit is The Flying Dutchman, the most expensive attraction built till date by Efteling. A huge dose of special effects like absorbing background scores, inexplicable discernment as one tunnels  [...]
    Posted at June 22nd, 2009 at 06:06 pm
  • Exotic Diamond Beaches Of Malibu
    Exotic Diamond Beaches Of Malibu
    Like precious gems scattered along the pristine settings of Malibu, the celeb-dotted celestial abodes of the likes of Bruce Willis, Brangelina, Sting, Sean Pean, Michael Jackson, Goldie Hawn, Jennifer Aniston, Cher, Pierce Brosnon to site a few of them who line the splendid Carbon a.k.a Millionaire beach, where it is quite usual to own a million or two. David Arquette’s space age inspired abode at Carbon beach has be spotted in several flicks of Charlie’s Angels, Diamonds are Forever to name a few. One can go shopping at the Malibu Plaza, an eye-catching place with beautiful architecture or grab a quick bite at the Malibu County Mart or the numerous chichi outlets with celeb sightings a daily affair. Enjoy a day in the sun with beautiful landscapes at the Pepperdine Campus, enjoy a game of beach ball with amazing views of innate  [...]
    Posted at June 22nd, 2009 at 07:06 am