Archive for April, 2011

  • Top 4 remarkably inexpensive places to eat in Paris
    Top 4 remarkably inexpensive places to eat in Paris
    While you are in one of the most expensive cities of the world called Paris, it is very obvious for you to look for some great restaurants that can offer delicious food at reasonable prices. We all know that a tour to any European city can really cost a lot and so there is always a yearning in all the tourists to look for some affordable ways and means to control the same without compromising with the quality as well as fun. And one way to do is to find some affordable restaurants, cafes, or places to eat in Paris irrespective of whether you are a gourmet or not. So, to ease your task, here are some of the favorite restaurants or places to eat that are notable for its quality food at decent cost. Rue Saint-Dominique This is the street in the neighborhood called the 7th Arrondissement that is famous for its top attraction – the  [...]
    Posted at April 28th, 2011 at 12:04 am
  • 6 smart ways of burning calories on a cruise
    6 smart ways of burning calories on a cruise
    If you have never thought of losing weight by being on a cruise, do think this time for two reasons: To minimize the effect of tempting buffets and to avoid the extra cost of gym when you are back. Yes, although a cruise offers uncontrollable buffets as well as limitless desserts to put on your weight, it also balances the same by providing fitness centers, exercise rooms, outdoor sports, and spa cuisine. So, what you have to do is to explore all these weight losing techniques (rather than calling them the cruise’s thrilling features) at just a single price. It has been found that even a weeklong sailing can gain you to 3 to 5 pounds. But, I am sure you would not like to add your name in that weight gaining list. So, here are some smart ways to have control over your weight without having to avoid the taste of the buffets and  [...]
    Posted at April 27th, 2011 at 12:04 am
  • How to ensure your home safety while being away
    How to ensure your home safety while being away
    Once your vacation at a certain destination has been confirmed, its time to think as to how you are going to ensure the safety of your own home in your absence. With more and more robbery increasing these days, do not assume that a vacant home, although for some days, is not at all on a risk. If your home is lucky enough to bypass a robber, it might be a victim of some other disaster such as a short circuit setting it on fire. In fact, you have to always think of the possible worst-case scenarios and make all the preparations for it so that no such unexpected situation can put you into a condition of crisis. Therefore, rather than worrying of your home instead of enjoying your vacation, just follow these few tips to ensure that your own lovely home do not have to witness the throbbing robbery or damage while you are simply relaxing  [...]
    Posted at April 26th, 2011 at 12:04 am
  • Island Shangri-La Hong Kong
    Island Shangri-La Hong Kong
    Regarded as the topmost jewel in the crowned skyline of the city with the tallest rise, the Island Shangri-La Hong Kong has to be the only ultimate luxury here that can challenge the high-rises of London. This legendary hotel is not only striking from the facade, but it is even more visually appealing from inside that is richly decorated with hundreds of masterpieces, floral arrangements, magnificent Tai Ping carpets, and Viennese chandeliers rendering the hotel as the art museum. And now, accompany these visual delights with the 100% comfort and convenience and you will know that the Island Shangri-La Hong Kong is the perfect place to be. Among all the appealing hidden treasures here, the most remarkable one is the atrium of 17 storeys that has now become famous for its incredible painting rising as high as up to 16 storeys that  [...]
    Posted at April 25th, 2011 at 12:04 am
  • Top 4 free attractions in Anchorage to be enjoyed with kids
    Top 4 free attractions in Anchorage to be enjoyed with kids
    We all know that the state of Alaska survives on tourism and with the dawn of the warm days that bring several cruise ships, the otherwise calm territory becomes a bustling destination with a myriad of family-friendly things to do and see and this is true especially with its famous city of Anchorage. So, if you are planning to come here with kids; given below are a few, not to be missed, free attractions. Eklutna Village Do not go by its name; this is a historic site where the Eklutna tribe will reveal to you the legends that are over 10,000 years to trace the traditional living style on the frozen landscape that fascinates the non-inhabitants even today. Nestled at a distance of 20 miles from the city on the Glenn Highway, the historic area engulfs some of the most captivating sights of a cemetery and church besides the visitor  [...]
    Posted at April 22nd, 2011 at 12:04 am
  • Top 4 dinosaur homes to explore in UK
    Top 4 dinosaur homes to explore in UK
    Right from kids to elderly, we all love to see dinosaurs irrespective of in movies, museums, or as effigies in parks. These giant creatures attract our eyes as soon as the focus is on them no matter where they are. Nowadays, it is considered a great pleasure to spot these towering beings as they reflect a lot of the incredible historic ages. That is why; it is of no surprise that the museums are showcasing the Dinosaur exhibitions that feature either the real or genuine-looking artificial fossils along with the skeletons. However, more than museums, what surprise an enthusiasts the most are the actual sites on the planet, which even today contain some tangible evidences of the life of these creatures. So, for those who love the Jurassic Park movie just because of the dinosaurs, here are some great sites in UK to explore the remains  [...]
    Posted at April 21st, 2011 at 12:04 am
  • How to pick an all-inclusive cruise or resort: 3 tips!
    How to pick an all-inclusive cruise or resort: 3 tips!
    An all-inclusive resort is no more a subject of long queues for buffets or living amidst the basic amenities. In fact, the image of such resorts has now changed as they today tend to attract even the rich clientele via their opulent facilities; upscale inclusions such as private Jacuzzis, personal butler service, and plunge pools; and more comprehensive menus. Despite the fact that the period of recession is industrially at its extinction, the all-inclusive choices have not subsided, let they may be for a floating resorts like cruises or an upright luxury retreat. For example, one of the most upcoming all-inclusive options will be by the Crystal Cruises as a luxury cruise line that has declared ‘2012: Going all-inclusive’. According to the experts, all-inclusive offers always come in competition with the other counterparts.  [...]
    Posted at April 20th, 2011 at 12:04 am
  • Nilgiris : The Blue Mountains
    Nilgiris : The Blue Mountains
    Renowned Hillstations: Ooty and Kunnoor Things to catch: The summer fest. Where are we? On the threshold of the a certain princely state  known as Mysore, lies a hidden blue jewel, closely guarded by God’s own country, Kerala, to its left and the land of mysterious origins- Coimbatore on its right. As you slide on the silken bends of this mountain range, 2800 feet above sea level, slowly but surely one understands why the British were so in love with these mountains. Welcome to the land of Nilgiris. Days of yore… After being nurtured by the hoysalas and cheras for centuries together, nilgiris went into the hands of British Empire. On a fine January morning, one Mr. Sullivan set out to explore the fables of these deep blue ridges. As the British flag was set to flutter after six long days on these plateaus, Nilgiri broke into  [...]
    Posted at April 19th, 2011 at 01:04 am
  • Get rid of bedbugs now!
    Get rid of bedbugs now!
    With the creepy comeback of the bugs (not the computer ones, but the ones that disturb you in your booked room or on the road), it is necessary to know as to how to enjoy a pest-free holiday so that you do not carry back home those irritating pest-dominated moments. These bedbugs are now back into US and are seen everywhere in hotels, department stores, and big famous buildings. As per the National Pest Management Association’s latest poll, more than 90% pest control firms have confirmed for 70% more bedbug influx in the past year as compared to the last decade. These irritators have all the power to spoil your vacation by inducing itchy, red swellings on the skin enough to make you think as to whether you should remain in your room or on the road. Fortunately, a bit of proactiveness can surely save you from all these hurdles that  [...]
    Posted at April 19th, 2011 at 12:04 am
  • Hotel LKF by Rhombus
    Hotel LKF by Rhombus
    Adorning the Central Hong Kong skyline, Hotel Lan Kwai Fong (LKF) is the uniquely intimate sanctuary nestled in the heart of the most vibrant neighborhood of the same name. When a hustling area of a city meets a tranquil retreat of luxury, a lot of magical things and happen and this is exactly what Hotel LKF is known for. Staying here is all about being cared and pampered by its hospitable staff that is always keen to look after your style, comfort, well-being, and desires for a memorable leisure or business vacation. With highly personalized service, all time attention, the stunning night vista of the skyline whose shine reaches in your room, the awakening Yoga classes, more than 50 deluxe rooms, the warm feeling of the pillows, and the softly rich bed sheets; you are bound to live through the experience of the most flexible place.  [...]
    Posted at April 18th, 2011 at 12:04 am