Posts Tagged ‘Europe’

  • Blend Of Eclectic Arts And Architecture, Paris
    Blend Of Eclectic Arts And Architecture, Paris
    Recognized as an ideal exotic destination, Paris is a shimmering spot which shines for its unmatchable style. Paris is the most-followed after city in terms of style in whole Europe. Paris remains to be a deeply traditional, village-like metropolitan city and forming notorious image are its set of conceit cosmopolitan populace. But every city has some or the other consistencies and incongruous aspects that shape the structure of the city. The striking features consists of charming ye-candies like the small lanes, narrow passageways of Quartier Latin and Montmarte, scenic bird’s eye view ranging from the Louvre to the La Defense, array of street markets, lovely traditional pedestrian arcades overlooking the huge underground commercial complexes of Montparnasse and Les Halles. Grandeur quarters enriched with patrician wealth against  [...]
    Posted at October 22nd, 2009 at 02:10 am
  • Eclectic Beauty Reclining In London – Part I
    Eclectic Beauty Reclining In London – Part I
    London, biggest city of Europe sprawls to an extensive area of more than 620 square miles from its center located on River Thames. It shelters population under eight million. Culturally, London is Europe’s largest and diverse metropolis center in which almost two hundred different languages are spoken within its country. Its more than thirty percent of populace comprises of first, second, and third generation migrants. In spite of Scottish, Welsh, and Northern Irish perversion, London still firmly holds the powers and overlooks the nation. It stands out because it is the destination where the country’s news and money are made. London is a grandeur destination which shelters the central government. And when it comes to its inhabitants, the provincial life starts ahead of the city’s circuit of orbital motorway. The superiority  [...]
    Posted at October 6th, 2009 at 01:10 am
  • Braving The Majestic Samaria Gorge- Part I
    Braving The Majestic Samaria Gorge- Part I
    Soaring rocky walls ascend thousands of feet with an inlet clattering against its rocky surfaces, rising from the mountains and slithering downwards to meet the far-away ocean. The sheer, raw thrill of Crete’s Samaria Gorge spans 10 miles prior to pouring out into the Libyan Sea. Apparently, Samaria is the longest spanning gorge in entire of Europe that peaks at certain points to sixteen hundred feet and tapers to a mere eleven feet. Rumoured for its obduracy, the Samaria Gorge is a must visit for its colossal proportions and an opportunity to sample the genuine wilds experience proffered by a country ideally well-known for its old civilization. Trekking to the Samaria Gorge commences in the city of Hania with frequent, early dusk, bus departures. The bus journey winds through the quaint Lakki town that has hardly any dwellings  [...]
    Posted at September 7th, 2009 at 10:09 am
  • Spectacular Arena of Excitement…
    Spectacular Arena of Excitement…
    Historically, the stadiums were nothing but a field where people played while others perched on benches to cheer. But a modern day stadium has travelled far from its root. It is designed scientifically to bring out marvels for the world to enjoy. Today, we have more than 10 000 stadiums in over 223 countries which are frequented by 18,000 visitors daily. There are some splendidly made stadiums around the world that are a testament to great architecture. You never know, you might be lucky in getting to see your favorite player practicing while not even paying a fortune. Here are some stadiums from around the world that homes different popular clubs, and is worth a visit: Wembley Stadium- London, UK Wembley’s 90,000 capacity makes it the second largest stadium in Europe after Camp Nou and the largest in the world with every  [...]
    Posted at August 17th, 2009 at 10:08 pm
  • Breathtaking Barcelona Spain Travel Guide- Part II
    Breathtaking Barcelona Spain Travel Guide- Part II
    Barcelona is an overwhelming feast to all the senses and an entirely different world of inconceivable shapes, vibrant hues, serpentine streets and a lot more to be discovered. Barcelona has the grandest castles in all Europe. The 370-year old Montjuïc Castle is a 173 metres high fortification atop the Montjuïc hill proffers splendid views of the city and the Barcelona port. It was once a political jail and site for ghastly executions during the reign of the tyrant Franco at the time of the Spanish War who also aided in the construction of the Military museum. There are huge cannons surrounding the statue of a naked woman paying tribute to the premier California governor, Gasper de Portola. Verdant vegetation encircles the bastion with an archery range located adjacent to it. Other prime places of interest in Montjuïc are the Magical  [...]
    Posted at August 11th, 2009 at 09:08 am
  • Salzburg … The Beauty Of Austria
    Salzburg … The Beauty Of Austria
    Salzburg which was once ruled by the Archbishop is a jewel in the map of Austria. It is regarded as one of the cultural capitals of the world. The city features small alleyways, quaint colorful houses, palaces and castles. This city has a unique baroque feel to it and a storybook atmosphere. It entertains the tourist with its excellent collection of ancient buildings various magnificent gardens, churches and monasteries and other modern resources of enjoyment. It is the birthplace of world-famous musician, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and hence it is sometimes acknowledged as the City of Music. Hohensalzburg Fort Built in 1077 Hohensalzburg Fortress, also known as Salzburg Fort is one of the largest fortresses in central Europe. This fort served as the residence of many prince archbishops. The most wonderful thing about this fort lies  [...]
    Posted at June 1st, 2009 at 02:06 am
  • Travel To Greece Islands
    Travel To Greece Islands
    Greece, located at the southern end of Europe, despite its marked small shape, is a rich amalgamation of cross cultural societies, awe inspiring past and exciting picture perfect locations. One can simply be spellbound by the great variations one can find, right from pristine olive plantations, centuries old historical sites, gorgeous beaches and picturesque mountain ranges. Greece has an extensive coastline spanning thousands of kilometers with half the length found around the 1400 islands of which 169 are occupied, Crete, being the largest of them all, known for its olive plantation. One can undertake several adventure activities like parasailing, surfing, deep sea diving in these well equipped beaches, many of whom have been honored with the Blue Flag award for their state-of-the-art facilities and effective management of their  [...]
    Posted at May 15th, 2009 at 01:05 am