Archive for the ‘Islands’

  • Visiting the Unmissable Islands of Thailand
    Visiting the Unmissable Islands of Thailand
    The Gulf of Thailand remains as one of the world’s truly great outposts and continues to attract visitors from all over the world. The beautiful scenery, hot weather and diverse culture make it like no other and at Thailand CH we believe no trip to Thailand would be complete without a visit to the islands of the Gulf. The islands are small and sometimes remote but they are surprisingly accessible. They are a short boat trip away from the mainland and this is where your adventure truly begins. From the first moment you set off you realise that you are about to experience something special, from the colour of the water to imposing terrain. Life on the islands is also great and is home to some of the world’s top hotels. Luxury is never far away but if you are planning a visit you should consider which islands you have time for.  [...]
    Posted at January 25th, 2013 at 05:01 am
  • Taprobane Island Delights in Sri Lanka Tours
    Taprobane Island Delights in Sri Lanka Tours
    Taprobane Island is a lovely paradise in the beautiful region of Sri Lanka. Constructed in the 1920s this was a passion of the self styled Count de Mauny Talvande. This is an island with no mansions of the neo Palladian kind and has been a place frequented by presidents, queens, prime ministers, writers, aristocracy and eccentrics. It has had a colourful history which the guests used to be fascinated about. Spanning over an area of around two and a half acres this is absolute fantasy for everyone who visits this place and has nothing between this reign and the horizon. There are lovely five suite bedrooms with huge living spaces and verandahs as well as balconies with the best of stunning pools. There is a staff that caters to your luxuries and guests never would have any reason to leave the island. Situated on the exotic coast of  [...]
    Posted at January 1st, 2013 at 02:01 am
  • All about Sentosa Pleasures
    All about Sentosa Pleasures
    Visit Singapore and enjoy the pleasures of Sentosa a beautiful resort island with the best kind of beaches and with the ideal kinds of attractions. Visit the retreats, golf courses and the sea sports here and bask in the pleasures of a lovely travel destination. Come to this beautiful travel paradise which is just 15 minutes from the main city. There are innumerable activities to keep you busy here and the Imbiah Lookout is the most fascinating attraction for all tourists coming here. Come here and enjoy the thrills and take a ride on the Skyline Luge Sentosa.  Nature lovers find this place a great destination to enjoy the trails and also learn more about the insects and butterflies in the Insect Kingdom. Learn all about the flora and fauna and experience the tour in this part of the world in Sentosa. Enjoy sports here in Sentosa  [...]
    Posted at October 19th, 2012 at 02:10 am
  • Travel Pleasures from Bishop Rock
    Travel Pleasures from Bishop Rock
    Bishop Rock is a small rock that is found in the western end of the Isles of Scillies and is very popular for the lighthouse and is famous in the world as the smallest island which has a building on it. This lovely 49 metres high lighthouse is a barrier between Atlantic Ocean and Great Britain. The initial lighthouse was started in the year 1847 and was made of iron but was totally washed away before it could even be started. Then the present building was completed in the year 1858 and was lit for the first time in the month of September in that year. Bishop Rock is also the eastern tip of the route in the North Atlantic shipping line and was used mainly by the ocean liners in the initial years of the 20th century. The Lower New York Bay was the entry point from the western side. This was the route that was taken by the ocean liners  [...]
    Posted at August 22nd, 2012 at 03:08 am
  • Palymyra Islands tour Guide
    Palymyra Islands tour Guide
    One of the favourite for many tourists traveling across the island regions is the Palmyra Islands. Amongst the most serene places this is also a place that is a lovely region to be in. So visit Palmyra and come here to be surrounded by the beautiful lagoons and the most fascinating locales in this part of the world. This island is the most tranquil destination in this part of the world and has all the pleasures that are ideal for a tourist to relax in and a traveller to get rejuvenated at. The coral reefs here are fascinating and mesmerizing The Nature Conservancy purchased this island in the year 2000 and from then it has been turned into a Wildlife Refuge for scientific research. the healthy reef structure here and the ecosystem here at Palmyra helps in conservation of coral reef here in these regions. The Palmyra Atoll is one  [...]
    Posted at March 20th, 2012 at 01:03 am
  • Cyclades Islands Travel Guide
    Cyclades Islands Travel Guide
    Cyclades is a group of islands surrounded by winding beaches having crystal clear blue water. If you are looking to spend some relaxing days, plan a trip to the Cyclades. This island network is situated on the center of the Aegean Sea. Cyclades include around 220 islands, among which there are several popular Greek Islands namely Naxos, Mykonos and Santorini. The island of Syros is designated as the capital of Cyclades’. The exact location of this capital island is on the archipelago’s north center. The islands of Cyclades stay populated by tourists coming from both Greece and other corners of the globe almost all through the year. The biggest tourist crowd in these islands however, is seen during the summer months. Other than boasting some stunning beaches along the Aegean Sea, the islands are also home to several archaeological  [...]
    Posted at December 8th, 2011 at 05:12 am
  • Things to Do at the Koh Lipe Island
    Things to Do at the Koh Lipe Island
    Koh Lipe is a small island and a part of the Adang-Rawi Archipelago. This island is situated in Thailand’s Satun Province. It is enlisted among the world’s most exciting islands for traveling. The island houses a number of fun sites for activities like snorkeling and scuba diving. Besides that, Koh Lipe is also home to several resorts and dive shops from where you can get boat trips arranged for yourself and your family or rent snorkel gears. Koh Lipe is an extremely tiny island; you can cover the entire area of this island on foot. You will surely come across people who travel around the island on motorcycles; but none such transport is available on rent. There are also no cars in the island of Koh Lipe. If you want to move around on motorcycles or cars, you will have to carry your own with you. So, majority of the tourists  [...]
    Posted at September 8th, 2011 at 12:09 am
  • Visiting the Easter Island: Overview of the Climatic Condition
    Visiting the Easter Island: Overview of the Climatic Condition
    The Easter Island aka Rapa Nui is one of the Polynesian islands located in the southeastern part of the Pacific Ocean. To be more precise about the location of this island, it can be said that the Easter Island is situated in the extreme southeast of Polynesian triangle. The Island is particularly famous for the 887 monumental statues housed by it; these statues are collectively referred to as moai. The Rapanui people of the ancient times built these statues. Besides these, a large part of the Easter Island includes the Rapa Nui National Park. Due to these special attraction housed by the island it has been declared as one of the Heritage Sites of the world by UNESCO. This article will offer you information about the climatic condition of this Polynesian island. The position of Easter Island is to the south of  the Tropic of Capricorn,  [...]
    Posted at August 22nd, 2011 at 12:08 am
  • When to Visit the Island of Taiwan?
    When to Visit the Island of Taiwan?
    Taiwan, the East Asian Island located on the western part of the Pacific Ocean is an extremely popular tourist destination. In this article, we’ll inform you about the right time of visiting this wonderful Asian island. You will often hear people saying that you can visit Taiwan whenever you want. However, the truth is that you must consider the month i.e. the time of the year you are visiting Taiwan before planning a trip to the island. Generally, the time between September and November is thought to be the best time of visiting Taiwan; during this time the island gets its autumn. The weather stays dry and warm; moreover, air pollution stays at its minimum. The other reason of visiting the place during these months is that the costs of accommodation and other necessities stay significantly low during this time. The spring months  [...]
    Posted at July 21st, 2011 at 12:07 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