Archive for the ‘North America’

  • Wellington Hotel New York
    Wellington Hotel New York
    Wellington Hotel New York is a convenient stay option if you are interested in sightseeing as well as shopping. This is because this midtown hotel is very near to the Central Park, Fifth Avenue shopping, MoMA, Carnegie Hall, and Radio City Music Hall; which are just within a mile. And yes, at just another six miles, you can comfortably explore the Statue of Liberty as well as the Ellis Island. The Wellington is also within the easy reach of the famous Broadway theatres as well as several fine restaurants. In addition, Manhattan is famous for its parades as well as street fairs of which several are just steps from this hotel. Therefore, at the Wellington Hotel New York, all thrill of the city is in your hand’s palm and that too at the prices that not only delights, but also surprises you. Regarded among the most famous Midtown  [...]
    Posted at February 9th, 2011 at 02:02 am
  • Essex House New York
    Essex House New York
    Irrespective of whether you are first time visitor or a regular traveler, Essex House New York is one of the most contending hotels to suit to your preferences. Nestled in the Midtown region and strategically in the core of the city, this spa prestige is preferred not only for its unparallel services but also for its location that makes traveling to Time Warner Center, Carnegie Hall Central Park, Ed Sullivan Theater, and Rockefeller Plaza very comfortable. In addition, the high-status Essex House New York is also just a mile away from the Times Square, 5 blocks away from Broadway, as well as 8 blocks far from the ‘Museum Mile’. The Jumeirah Essex House is mostly admired for its well-being focus in form of a health club, sauna, steam room, spa tub, and a fitness facility. It also offers good business amenities including meeting  [...]
    Posted at February 8th, 2011 at 03:02 am
  • Thirty Thirty Hotel New York
    Thirty Thirty Hotel New York
    Welcome to the Manhattan’s best value hotel! Engulfing a classical, European design, the Thirty Thirty Hotel New York is just perfect for the bargain-seeking vacationers who are hunting for style splattered with the budget price label. This affordable hotel is located in the heart of the Manhattan as well as near to the main attractions such as the Empire State Building, Central Park, as well as the Madison Square Garden. The modern-style lobby featuring a design-conscious tenor, rooms of different configurations and travelers ranging from friends to groups, and the perfect mix of the rate and services make the Thirty Thirty Hotel New York a preferred stay destination for all those who are seeking the triple benefit of rate, services, and convenient access to the attractions. Rooms This Manhattan hotel, in its 12-storey edifice,  [...]
    Posted at February 7th, 2011 at 12:02 am
  • Chinese New Year 2011: Celebrating in New York
    Chinese New Year 2011: Celebrating in New York
    The Chinese New Year, despite being the most traditional one, is celebrated throughout the world including the New York City of US. Well, this is not surprising because this city houses one of the largest American Chinatowns that features spectacular celebrations during the Chinese Lunar New Year. This event normally falls during the late-January to mid-February, but this year, it is on 3rd February whose celebrations will last for some 15 days where the last day is observed as the Lantern Festival. In the Chinese communities, the Chinese New Year is also known as the Spring Festival because it is the end of winter. However, like the western notion of the New Year, this one has no fixed date. As each New Year of the Chinese is linked to a specific animal, this year is said to be the year of Rabbit that speaks a lot about the upcoming  [...]
    Posted at February 4th, 2011 at 02:02 am
  • Flatotel New York: Midtown retreat
    Flatotel New York: Midtown retreat
    Nestled in Midtown Manhattan, Flatotel is a contemporary apartment-style luxury at a block from Broadway theaters as well as at 2 blocks from the famous Rockefeller Center, shopping paradise called the Fifth Avenue, and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Adorning the West 52nd Street since 1985, the Flatotel New York is a gorgeous asset that is known for its spacious accommodations that cater dually to the wishes of both the business as well as leisure travelers. Above all, hats off to the welcoming professional staff at this high-rise retreat, which is always on toes to provide superior services. Rooms The Flatotel New York is the home of around 288 guestrooms (272) as well as Suites (16) all of which feature oversized windows for great skyline views. Among the rooms, you have to choose from the Deluxe King, Deluxe Queen, and Premium  [...]
    Posted at February 3rd, 2011 at 02:02 am
  • Warwick Hotel New York
    Warwick Hotel New York
    Welcome to the landmark hotel in the midtown! Nestled amidst the most famous attractions, the Warwick Hotel New York is just a few steps away from the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Rockefeller Center, Grand Central Station, La Guardia airport, Central Park, and Fifth Avenue famous as a shopping area. With this, there is no doubt that this hotel is a perfect New York accommodation for countless tourists including business class. Nestled at 65 West 54th Street, this art hotel is well known for its mural restaurant, mahogany furniture, and marble bathrooms; which are truly eye-catching! At the Warwick Hotel New York, the ancient elegance stays in perfect harmony with the luxurious charm to give a calming scene of contrast to its tired guests at any time of the day. Rooms The Warwick Hotel, now extended up to 33 storeys, is the home  [...]
    Posted at February 2nd, 2011 at 12:02 am
  • Grand Teton National Park: Pristinely astounding!
    Grand Teton National Park: Pristinely astounding!
    Ah! The Grand Teton - The name itself is so encouraging that any adventurer would at least hike this mount once. Yes, your jaw will go down when you spot this great natural wonder for the first time – Teton Range poking from the floor of the Jackson Hole valley. A close-up, undisturbed vista of the splendidly jagged peaks here will take your breath away. Just in front of you, the mountain glaciers crawl down the soaring Mt. Moran, whereas the all size lakes shimmer at the base of the Grand Teton. A variety of animals such as bald eagles, moose bed, and elks are seen wondering nicely around. This is a brief scene at the Grand Teton National Park. Trails In this park of Wyoming lies the highest mountain called the Grand Teton due to which the park is the typical mountaineering destination in U.S.A. A majority of the tourists  [...]
    Posted at January 26th, 2011 at 12:01 am
  • Lechuguilla caves: Truly matchless!
    Lechuguilla caves: Truly matchless!
    Welcome to the third longest as well as most beautiful limestone grotto in America! Regarded also as the deepest one in the continent as well fifth longest on Earth, the Lechuguilla caves are among those eerie 80 grottos of the Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico. The cave is named so because of the ‘Agave Lechuguilla’ that belongs the Family Agavaceae and is seen growing at the entrance of the cave. All those who have visited the Lechuguilla caves including me consider them to be the most superb cave complex on the planet. Formations Although being among the largest cave complexes of the world with some 200 km of passages known until today, Lechuguilla is more known for its amazing formations like the extensive stretches of shimmering aragonite crystals, strikingly flowstone, amazing gypsum flowers emerging from the  [...]
    Posted at January 21st, 2011 at 03:01 am
  • Golden Gate Park San Francisco: Holistic rejuvenator
    Golden Gate Park San Francisco: Holistic rejuvenator
    The Golden Gate Park San Francisco is the harmonious attraction not only for the humans who come here as the visitors, but also for other living beings such as plants, animals, and birds. This big green landscape is like a small magnetic world in itself, which pulls all creatures together to reveal that nature loves unity in diversity. This was what I felt when I took a tour of this great park extending inland from the bordering Pacific. Boasting a rectangular shape, the Golden Gate Park San Francisco is also the home of science, recreation, fine arts, and culture offering you varied things to see and do via its hundreds of gardens, paved roads, and wooded paths. While touring such a big park, just remember that a few of the highlights are hidden whose discovery needs minuet observation and alertness. However, your work become easy  [...]
    Posted at January 10th, 2011 at 12:01 am
  • Chihuahuan Desert: Home of all the national parks in Southwest
    Chihuahuan Desert: Home of all the national parks in Southwest
    Welcome to the second largest desert in North America! The Chihuahuan Desert occupies some parts of Arizona, Texas, and New Mexico of which the latter is the major holder. Its landscape is geologically complex, which is composed of a plethora of basins cut by the small mountain ranges, plateau forests, desert springs, low valleys, gorges, rivers, and deep canyons. With this feature in mind, World Wide Fund for Nature has regarded the Chihuahuan Desert as the most biologically diverse arid region on the planet. As it is on a very high elevation as compared to the Sonoran, the desert witnesses  very mild temperatures with cool winters and extremely hot summers. Receiving rainfall less than 10 inches during the late summer monsoons, the desert is best visited in winters. Just similar to the Great Basin Desert, the Chihuahuan Desert  [...]
    Posted at January 7th, 2011 at 12:01 am