Archive for June, 2011

  • 3 Best Hiking Destinations of the World
    3 Best Hiking Destinations of the World
    If you love adventure, this article is a must read for you. Here we have enlisted the top 3 hiking destinations of the world. Moab: Moab, a city located in eastern Utah will allow you to hike through the Canyonlands and Arches National Parks. You will not need to have permits, unless you have plans of hiking overnight. Arches include a number of hiking opportunities for the visitors ranging between easy and moderate as far as their difficulty quotient is concerned. The most prominent of all arches is the Delicate Arch that has a height of 52 feet. If you are looking for a more exhausting hiking experience, arrange a hike at the famous Syncline Loop of Canyonlands National Park. It is advisable to avoid hiking in Moab from the Month of June till August. During this time of the year, the average temperature of this region stays around  [...]
    Posted at June 28th, 2011 at 12:06 am
  • Top 2 Places to Visit in Egypt
    Top 2 Places to Visit in Egypt
    Are you planning to spend the next vacation in Egypt, the land of the Pharaohs? Then the two places described below should be a part of your touring plan: Abu Simbel: The 2 temples in the Egyptian territory of Abu Simbel are among the most visited places of Egypt. The two reasons behind the popularity of these temples among the tourists are: the fact that they were relocated from their actual cliff and their stunning features. Both these colossal temples were first carved more than 3 millenniums ago from a huge sandstone cliff located in the adjacent area of River Nile. The entire construction work of the original temples took place during reign of Ramesses II, the great Egyptian Pharaoh. These temples were dedicated to Egyptian Gods and the Pharaoh. However, there were all the facts of the past. In the last century, during the  [...]
    Posted at June 27th, 2011 at 12:06 am
  • The Creative Side of Lahore
    The Creative Side of Lahore
    If you judge cities of these world based on their creative features, then Lahore in Pakistan will definitely rank pretty high in your list. Art of Lahore is significantly influenced by Mughal period. Majority of the historical buildings and monuments in this city are specimens of architecture and creativity of the Mughal period. There’s also significant touch of the art form practiced by the Persians, Greeks and Aryans. The most famous architectural works of Lahore that has great historical importance include: Shalimar Bagh, Shahi Qila, Char Minar, Badshai Masjid, Jahangir Ka Maqbara, Nur Jahan Ka Maqbara etc. The forts, palaces, mosques of Lahore make it an interesting place to visit for people all around the globe. Lahore is also home to several art galleries. Most of these art galleries house artifacts belonging to Mughal period.  [...]
    Posted at June 23rd, 2011 at 12:06 am
  • Where to Go during Your Visit to Langkawi?
    Where to Go during Your Visit to Langkawi?
    The island of Langkawi is one of the most visited islands of Malaysia. This island has a number of beaches, most of which stay populated with tourist almost throughout the year. Here we’ll be informing about some popular attraction of this Malaysian island. Cable car and Skybridge: The cable car takes the tourists on twenty minute rides to reach the peak of the Gunung Machinchang. Covering this destination on the cable car will allow you to view the spectacular lush surrounding i.e. the mountainside greenery. On the mountain there will be the Skybridge waiting for you. The Skybridge is a suspension bridge from where you can enjoy the magnificent view of the mountain backdrop. Datran Lang: This place is also called the ‘Eagle Square’. This monument is 12 m in height and features a sea-eagle getting ready to take a flight.  [...]
    Posted at June 21st, 2011 at 12:06 am
  • Food Theme Parks around Yokohama and Tokyo, Japan
    Food Theme Parks around Yokohama and Tokyo, Japan
    If you are in Japan for the first time, you’ll come across an unusual strain of theme parks, Food Theme Parks. Each of these theme parks specializes on one food type and offers almost every possible version of that food type to the visitors.  In this article we’ll be discussing the most celebrated food theme parks around Yokohama and Tokyo. The Ramen Museum: This place runs based on history of the ramen; you will come across several ramen stores here. The foods served at these stores serves native flavors of Japan amidst an interior of the Tokyo of 1950s; 1950s was the time when ramen became popular in Japan. The place opens at 11am and stays open till 11pm.  You will have to spend 300 Yen for admission to the Ramen Museum. Ikebukuro Gyoza Stadium: The theme of this place is also Tokyo of 1950s. As the name suggests, here,  [...]
    Posted at June 20th, 2011 at 12:06 am
  • Tirumala Venkateswara Temple: The Most Visited Temple of the World
    Tirumala Venkateswara Temple: The Most Visited Temple of the World
    The Tirumala Venkateswara Temple is one of the most famous Hindu temples of India. It is situated in Tirumala, a hill town near Tirupati in the state of Andhra Pradesh. According to reports, this temple is the most visited temples of the world and is also governed by the richest trust on earth. The number of daily visitors to this place range between 50,000 and 100,000. Approximately three to four crores of people come to place annually. During festivals and special occasions, the number of daily visitors rises to as much as 500,000. This temple is dedicated to Lord Venkateshwara. It is believed that the idol of Lord Venkateshwara worshipped in this temple is here since the beginning of the Kali Yoga (the age of the evils according to Hindu Mythology). Tirumala Venkateswara Temple boasts an extremely elaborate arrangement for guiding  [...]
    Posted at June 16th, 2011 at 01:06 am
  • Centreville Amusement Park: A Fun Place
    Centreville Amusement Park: A Fun Place
    Centreville Amusement Park is an amusement park dedicated to the children. It is located in Toronto islands, a place situated in the offshore of Toronto, Canada. This amusement park was opened in the year 1967 and was designed based on the theme of turning of century in 1900. Centreville Amusement Park has an in-house miniature railway. Another interesting possession of this theme park is the planter made up of cast iron positioned right at the center of this amusement park. This planter belongs to the era of 1860s and its original location was St Lawrence Market. You will also get to see a vintage carousel of 1907 during your visit to Centreville Amusement Park. Currently, this Toronto based theme park is operated by Beasley Amusements. Some of the most enjoyable rides in this amusement park include: barrels of fun, Ferris wheel,  [...]
    Posted at June 14th, 2011 at 12:06 am
  • What to Eat During Your Visit to Buenos Aires?
    What to Eat During Your Visit to Buenos Aires?
    This article will offer you an idea about the kind of foods you will get to enjoy during your visit to the capital city of Argentina, Buenos Aires. The local dining in this city is renowned due to the quality and quantity of meat served in the eating joints of Buenos Aires. The tourists will have the option of choosing from the wide variety of regional items. The regional items include both recipes native to Argentina and cuisines influenced by immigrants settling in this city from different parts of Asia and Europe. You will come across restaurants dedicated to Nordic, Chinese, Mexican, Turkish, Arabian, Italian, Japanese, Spanish and Armenian foods in the city of Buenos Aires. The city also hosts eating joints serving vegan, macrobiotic and aphrodisiac foods. You will also get to choose eating places based on your budget; there  [...]
    Posted at June 13th, 2011 at 12:06 am
  • Where to Stay during Your Visit to Costa Smeralda?
    Where to Stay during Your Visit to Costa Smeralda?
    Costa Smeralda is the 55Km coastal area of Sardinia, the 2nd largest island on the Mediterranean Sea. Costa Smeralda, which is popularly known as the ‘Emerald Coast’ was a creation of Prince Karim Aga Khan. This place is mostly visited by the affluent Arabian and European VIPs belonging to the world of entertainment, politics and big businesses. In this article we will inform you about 3 best hotels of this region. Hotel Stelle Marine: This hotel is located near the Cannigione beach of Costa Smeralda. Other than the outdoor pool, this hotel also houses a pool dedicated only to the children. Amenities like audio visual equipments, meeting areas for groups of 10 to 12 people and other business services make the Hotel Stelle Marine a perfect place for people coming to Costa Smeralda for business trips.  This 4 star hotel also  [...]
    Posted at June 10th, 2011 at 12:06 am
  • The Must Visit Islands of Lakshadweep
    The Must Visit Islands of Lakshadweep
    Lakshadweep or Laccadive Islands is basically an archipelago situated amidst Arabian Sea, 200 to 400 Km towards the west of Kerala coast. This island chain is consisted of 36 major islands, a number of smaller islands, coral reefs, coral atolls etc. The name of the archipelago resembles its structure; the term Lakshadweep in Malayalam (the native language of the area) means hundred thousand islands. Among the 36 major islands in Lakshadweep, only 10 are inhabited. The primary occupations of the people staying in this part of India are coir twisting, coconut cultivation and fishing. The tourism industry in Lakshadweep has experienced significant growth in the past decade. For visiting Lakshadweep, you will need to obtain entry permits that are issued only from Kochi, Kerala. If you are a foreign national, you will be able to step  [...]
    Posted at June 7th, 2011 at 12:06 am