Archive for May, 2011

  • The Sky Park in marina bay sands Has Made Singapore More Beautiful
    The Sky Park in marina bay sands Has Made Singapore More Beautiful
    We know Singapore as one of the smallest and also one of the most beautiful countries of the world. It’s true that the area of Singapore is quite petite, but it scores extremely high when it comes to global tourism. Singapore never falls short when compared with the quality of tourism offered by big shots like France, USA and Britain. One of the latest additions to the great array of sightseeing opportunities in Singapore is the Sky Park. This write up will inform the travel enthusiasts around the world about Sky Park in Singapore. Sky Park, Singapore is designated as the world’s highest and biggest floating park. It beats even the Eifel Tower quite comfortably as far as the height is concerned. The Sky Park or the Sands Skypark is basically a terrace of an area of 1 hectare constructed on the top of the Marina Bay Sands. This  [...]
    Posted at May 27th, 2011 at 01:05 am
  • Pasta, Kheer, Avial – Gourmet’s Delight, Reader’s Pleasure
    Pasta, Kheer, Avial – Gourmet’s Delight, Reader’s Pleasure
    Gorge into the palates and enter the world of delicious Indian cuisine. Ever thought what goes behind tickling those taste buds and what is it that makes the gourmand ask for more? I, for one was never a food lover but Indian cuisine is such that it makes you long for more and ask for more. That is the specialty of Indian cuisine. With a country as diverse as India and with cultures ranging from Kashmiri, to Bengali, Gujarati to Tamilian, the tradition and the food patterns also vary though with a common strand of bonding – the feeling of being Indian. India – the land of unity in diversity has its own unique way of bringing forth the idea of cooking. If it is Avial, in Kerala, it is Undhyo in Gujarat, if it is Shukto in Bengal; it is kootu in Tamil Nadu. The concept is the same, the making different. Similarly if it is kheer  [...]
    Posted at May 26th, 2011 at 03:05 am
  • Kerala – Its Culinary Delights
    Kerala – Its Culinary Delights
    If God had paused while creating Kerala then he certainly would have praised Himself for having been so intelligent enough to bring about such beauty in such a small patch of the world. The point is God never looked back after creating Kerala. And the area flourished and bloomed into the beautiful princess that it is today. Set amidst the background of coconut trees and date palms, Kerala is rightly known as God’s own land. With the ocean waters and the sea salt gurgling into the land of Kerala, the paddy fields seem to dance in joy at seeing the region glow in its own beauty and charm. As is the beauty so is the cuisine here. The cuisine here is related to the geographical, historical and cultural attributes of this beautiful land in India in the continent of Asia – Kerala. Kerala Cuisine and History Kerala has been a region  [...]
    Posted at May 25th, 2011 at 12:05 am
  • Travel Well Travel Worthy – Know How
    Travel Well Travel Worthy – Know How
    So you have decided on going on a journey and setting out for travel? But have you ever thought that travel could be made more fun with making it more worthwhile ? Now how do you do that? How do we make sure that we not only travel and have pleasure but also make use of it? I have come upon a strategy to make each and every travel of mine pleasurable, memorable and worthwhile. First of all, the point that needs to be pondered on is exactly where to travel and how. It is not needed that one has to travel to far off distances to take a break. Before planning we need to understand exactly why we have to travel. If it is just for a weekend break that we are wanting to travel then a nearby destination would be sufficient. If the nearby destination is accessible without having to book tickets etc then the easier way out is to have a vehicle  [...]
    Posted at May 24th, 2011 at 04:05 am
  • The Golden Temple Amritsar
    The Golden Temple Amritsar
    The Golden Temple also known as Sri Harmandir Sahib is the temple that has been named after Hari, temple of God. The Sikhs from all over the world come here to pray and pay their respects to the Harmandir Sahib. This place was conceived by Guru Arjan Sahib the fifth Guru of the Sikhs. Guru Amardas Sahib the third guru planned the excavation of the holy tank at Amrit Sarovar. The construction of this sarovar started in 1570. Hazrat Mian Mir ji laid the foundation of Guru Arjan Sahib. This unlike other Indian temples was built on a low base. All people are allowed entry here. People of various caste, creed come here and offer prayers. Completed in the year 1601 AD Guru Arjan Sahib installed the newly constructed Guru Granth Sahib. Built on a platform measuring 67 ft this lies in the middle of the tank. With a door on the East, West,  [...]
    Posted at May 23rd, 2011 at 04:05 am
  • Gateway Arch ST.Louis Missouri – The Tallest Stainless Steel Monument
    Gateway Arch ST.Louis Missouri – The Tallest Stainless Steel Monument
    Whenever we go to any place, it is the surroundings and the ambience that we bring back with us. Often all that we remember is some big structure and something spectacularly singular that we treasure. The Gateway Arch at St.Louis Misssouri is one such monument that surely blows out our mind. At 192m it is today the tallest monument made by man in the United States of America. Designed on a flattened centenary arch the Gateway Arch is located on the banks of the River Missisipi. Eero Saarinen a Finnish American designer designed this along with Hannskarl Bandel a structural engineer in the year 1947. The Arch took around two years to construct from 1963 to 1965. It cost around US$13million at that time to construct. Purely the idea of Luther Ely smith, the civic leader, the idea was to create a memorial for the public to respect  [...]
    Posted at May 20th, 2011 at 04:05 am
  • Craters of the Moon: Experience the geothermal walk
    Craters of the Moon: Experience the geothermal walk
    What about having a natural spa therapy? If you want to experience, then carry yourself to New Zealand’s Craters of the Moon – the most incredible geothermal highlight! Accessible from Taupo and located off SH1 at the end of the Karapiti Road, it is a thermal area that takes you into a complete different world. A million of tourists come here to experience a walk of a difference. The zone is so named because of its isolated moonscape along with the clouds of twirling steam. The Craters of the Moon is itself in the largest geothermal area in the country called the Wairakei Tourist Park. Also known as ‘Karapiti’, the Craters of the Moon is interestingly an active thermal zone in the park that is completely packed with steam vents. Geographically, it is recorded to be continuously shifting, reforming, and collapsing, an  [...]
    Posted at May 19th, 2011 at 01:05 am
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington
    Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington
    In the history of America, the Vietnam War was among the longest wars wherein several U.S. service members of the national armed forces died in Vietnam. Today, not only Washington, but the whole world pays tribute to them as tourists by exploring the Vietnam Veterans Memorial dedicated in their honor. This monument is famously a black granite wall on which there are over 50,000 names of the killed or missing American men as well as women since the Vietnam conflict. The names of these veterans are in chronological order as per the occurrence of the fatality. However, the visitors spot these names with the help of a provided alphabetical directory that one can pick from the podiums nearby. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial presently encompasses three detached zones namely, the Three Soldiers statue, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall,  [...]
    Posted at May 18th, 2011 at 02:05 am
  • Palau Diving
    Palau Diving
    Palau or the Republic of Palau, or even Belau is widely known to be a nation without proper borders is situated in the Pacific Ocean and is five hundred kilometers to the east of Philippines. It occupies the western side of Caroline Islands of Micronesia in the Philippines Sea.  The islands over here with the highest population are Angaur, Babeldaob, Koror, and Peleliu. There are also many limestone rock islands over here, which are more than two hundred in number. Each of these islands are separated from each other by a number of barriers and coral reefs. The area of this relatively new and tiny nation is not more the 428 kilometers. One of the most amazing facts, though, is what gives it also its geographical identity: the underwater riches of this place.  Most of Palau’s greatest natural beauties are those that one will find  [...]
    Posted at May 17th, 2011 at 05:05 am
  • Tips for cruise trips
    Tips for cruise trips
    The cruise trips are outstanding as you ride on the waves with a world of amenities that you get in a hotel. It is much different from moving in catamaran of a simple boat. But there are several mistakes people commit while selecting a cruise. In most of the cases, people seem more interested in the destination rather than on the cruise. The quality of the ship thus offered has least chance of being good and even it if it found good then you are really lucky. But hinging on luck cannot be a standard means to find a cruise and paying heed to the cruise quality will open up the variety of cruises that are offered to the travelers. The cruises vary greatly in terms of the atmosphere and amenities purveyed to their travelers. Some of them have party bird style while others are too shabby. The first task of booking a cruise journey is  [...]
    Posted at May 16th, 2011 at 12:05 am