Archive for the ‘Australia & Pacific’

  • Places to See in Australia
    Places to See in Australia
    Visit Australia and enjoy the pleasures of being in a destination filled with the best of travel delights and tour pleasures. There are many places to visit and innumerable locales to explore in this part of the world. Visit the Protesters Falls here and enjoy the lovely humid rainforest of the Nightcap National Park which is a great landmark for the locals here. Named after the people who guard the borders against bulldozers this is a place where you can have the most fascinating ambience of a natural surrounding. It has a lot of wildlife including the native frogs, rare butterflies and the carpet python. Camping is allowed only for a night and dogs are not permitted in this park. There are many water holes here for your pleasures and the cool mountain water gives you pleasures that you can never imagine of. Then you have the Sharks  [...]
    Posted at December 15th, 2012 at 12:12 am
  • Visiting Brisbane Is Like Finding Yourself in an Adventure Wonderland
    Visiting Brisbane Is Like Finding Yourself in an Adventure Wonderland
    Brisbane is the most crowded city and capital in Queensland’s Australian state and 3rd most crowded city; it is also called as River City and has self-proclaimed title of New World City of Australia. The metropolitan area of Brisbane has more than 2 million inhabitants and South East Queensland urban conurbation located around Brisbane encompasses inhabitants of over three million. The Brisbane central business region stands on imaginative European settlement and is located inside bend of Brisbane River around 23kms front Moreton Bay’s mouth. The urban region extends in all directions along floodplain of Brisbane River Valley between Great Dividing Range and the bay. While it is administered by various municipalities, large proportion of central Brisbane is administered by Brisbane City Council, one of the biggest Local Government  [...]
    Posted at December 15th, 2011 at 12:12 am
  • The Hilton Adelaide
    The Hilton Adelaide
    The Hilton Adelaide is a hotel constructed strategically overlooking the Victoria Square, one of the busiest parts of the city. The area surrounding this Adelaide hotel houses majority of the city’s premium dining, shopping and entertainment destinations. Places like Gouger Street, Chinatown and Central Market, which are home to the top eating destinations of Adelaide, are all located in the neighboring localities of the Hilton Adelaide. On the other hand, for visiting exciting sightseeing spots like seaside of Glenelg, River Precinct or entertainment zones like the casino and Adelaide Entertainment Center you will get trams right from outside the hotel. The accommodation options available at the Hilton Adelaide range from Executive Suites and Rooms to stylish and luxurious Deluxe Rooms. You may choose to stay in any of these  [...]
    Posted at November 3rd, 2011 at 06:11 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
  • 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
  • Whitehaven Beach: Queensland’s cleanest one
    Whitehaven Beach: Queensland’s cleanest one
    Not only the pride of Whitsunday island where it resides, but also the crown of Queensland; the Whitehaven beach has grabbed two awards until now – Cleanest beach in Queensland by state awards in 2009 and world’s best eco-friendly beach by CNN in 2010. These are not the only awards won by this beach; there are some more to its honor. However, but these two very awards unveil the main reasons as to why each tourist must take a tour of this Whitehaven beach. The pure cool atmosphere and its clear dunes are among the top draws, which are well maintained by prohibiting cigarette smoking and dogs here. It goes without saying that the Whitehaven beach is among the most visited sites in Queensland. Its crystal blue waters as well as clean stretch of silica sand over 7 km along the coast makes the beach not only the largest of its kind  [...]
    Posted at May 3rd, 2011 at 12:05 am
  • Four Seasons Maui
    Four Seasons Maui
    This is the 5-star luxury nestled on the most pristine Wailea Beach, more particularly on the sunny south shore in Maui that is the second largest island in the Hawaii. Four Seasons Maui fantastically faces the beach’s crescent curve, calm waters, and sugar sands; which will make you feel at paradise. So, if you want to have some heavenly experience on your great escape, this is the right place for you in Hawaii. By the way, this is the only Hawaiian resort to obtain the Mobil Five-Star Award and AAA Five Diamond Award. Four Seasons Hawaii is the home of four restaurants of which the Spago run by the celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck is the Mobil awarded, 3 golf courses, spa, fitness facilities, and pools. Further, if you are a shopping buff, the location of this resort is such that it brings the best shops of Maui so closer that  [...]
    Posted at March 29th, 2011 at 12:03 am
  • Four Seasons Sydney
    Four Seasons Sydney
    Elegant and vibrant, stunning and marveling, and appealing and tempting – these are the main pulls of the Four Seasons Sydney. Known for its great location in the legendary district of the Rocks, it offers dramatically panoramic vistas of the Sydney Harbor along with a fine luxurious Spa featuring aromatherapy and skincare treatments – additional attractions of the hotel. And yes, just nearby are the famous attractions of the Harbor Bridge as well as Opera House reachable only in a 5-minute walk and ferry wharf, shops, business centres, as well as the Circular Quay train station. Rooms At the Four Seasons Sydney, there exist 531 guest rooms all perched nicely on its 34 floors. From any of them, you can easily enjoy the vistas of the Sydney Opera House, Royal Botanic Gardens, the stunning harbor, and the Bridge. Speaking about  [...]
    Posted at March 28th, 2011 at 12:03 am
  • Grand Hyatt Melbourne
    Grand Hyatt Melbourne
    Flanked by the multi-sighting area of the Central Business District, the Grand Hyatt Melbourne is the landmark of high pride adorning the top tip of the esteemed Collins Street. It is one of the best deals if you choose this luxury of Hyatt family as your stay because you can easily explore the nearby theaters, shops, restaurants, Southgate, Federation Square, Yarra River, Princess Theatre, Melbourne Town Hall, Eureka Tower, Treasury Gardens, Cricket Ground, and Wellington Park. After a scenic refurbishment of the Grand Hyatt Melbourne sections such as the public areas, Club lounge, as well as premium suites, visitors come back here again and again to grab the million-valued charms of this new beauty. These are the scenic lower as well as upper lobbies, sumptuous retail precinct as the home of the flagship stores by Emporio, Paspaley  [...]
    Posted at March 25th, 2011 at 12:03 am
  • Hayman Island Resort, Australia
    Hayman Island Resort, Australia
    How about living in a sloping structure at whose backdrop is the lopping tall green mountains, while the front is adorned with the crystal clear waters of the pools? Imagine this and you know what it means to stay in the Hayman Island Resort. Nestled on the famous Whitsunday passage, this is the ‘award-winning’ luxury resort close to the Great Barrier Reef. So, it is needless to stay that this 5-star island resort is flanked by isolated beaches as well as vibrant coral reefs offering a peaceful setting to make it the most discerning. This luxury hotel is the most awarded one in the nation as the valuable adornments are not only in its surroundings, but are also within. Inside the Hayman Island Resort, there are several precious antiques as well as artworks giving it a visual appeal. Overall, its location is its best draw for  [...]
    Posted at March 24th, 2011 at 12:03 am