Archive for September, 2010

  • The Fun Never stops at Kemah Island
    The Fun Never stops at Kemah Island
    Kemah Island is the place when it comes to water sports, dining, shopping or just relaxing the entire day. 25 minutes ride both from Houston and Galveston Bay, Kemah is named after the Indian word meaning ‘wind in my face’. Kemah’s tourism industry is driven by Kemah Boardwalk, a lively dining, shopping and entertainment center on Galveston Bay. It features themed restaurants, retail shops and amusements for every generation. Kemah boasts of some of the world famous hotels and restaurants. Brimming with marine life, guests to the Kemah Boardwalk enjoy shopping in speciality shops which offer year round Christmas ornaments, home decors and gifts. Don’t miss the arcade and midway games. Boasting of 36 foot carousel, 65 foot Ferris wheel and rides like the Aviator, inventor and the Boardwalk tower will spellbound you. Though  [...]
    Posted at September 30th, 2010 at 12:09 am
  • The Salzburg Fort in Austria – A Must Visit
    The Salzburg Fort in Austria – A Must Visit
    Never been conquered by the enemy but will conquer you with its magnificent architecture and rich history. We are talking about the Hohensalzburg fortress also known as Salzburg Fort, the largest fort in central Europe. Symbol of largest preserved medieval European defensive structure, gives the visitors an insight into the royal lifestyle of the Knights, damsels, and the Prince Bishops. The main attractions are the Golden Hall and the Golden Chamber studded with ornamental painting and complicated Gothic Wood Carvings. Even the city of Salzburg in Austria is no less than a jewel. The city holds endless mysteries and awaits the tourist to unfold it step by step. It is also known as the city of music as it is the birthplace of legendary musician, Mozart. The panorama of the Salzburg basin, the old city and nearby Alpine mountain peaks  [...]
    Posted at September 29th, 2010 at 12:09 am
  • Have a lifetime Experience in the De Efteling Theme Park
    Have a lifetime Experience in the De Efteling Theme Park
    Johny Johny Yes Papa!! Twinkle Twinkle little Star! Early to bed early to rise!! Shocked and surprise as to why I am reciting these nursery poems. Hey! Let me tell you, i have just returned from an eventful Sunday which brought back my lost and almost forgotten childhood memories to life. Along with group of friends we all had time of our lives in the de efteling theme park, in Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands. Wished my sister could be with me as she loved the fairy like any other girls and usually go to bed after listening a fairy tale from grandma. Inspired by the fairy tales, the famous Dutch illustrator Anton Pieck brought to life some ten different fairy tales in the fairy Tale Forest. From Snow white to the little mermaid, the sleeping beauty to little red riding hood, the Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel, the wolf and the seven kids;  [...]
    Posted at September 28th, 2010 at 01:09 am
  • The Sistine Chapel of Paleolithic Art : Altamira Cave Paintings
    The Sistine Chapel of Paleolithic Art : Altamira Cave Paintings
    Famous for its vivid parietal art, the Altamira Cave Paintings were discovered in Northeren Spain by Paleo- archaeologist Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola in 1879. it is also known as the “Sistine Chapel of Stone Age art” as it features drawings and multi coloured cave paintings of wild animals and human hands. Altamira was designated a UN World Heritage Site in 1985. Believed to be belonging to Magdalenian period according to archeological investigations, Altamira is the only site of cave painting in which the signs of domestic life extend into the first cavern which contains the actual painting. One of the interesting facts spotted by the archaeologists lead to the discovery that people at Altamira used more advanced technology than Paleolithic people which gave off less smoke and soot than torches and fats as used by the Paleolithic. The  [...]
    Posted at September 27th, 2010 at 01:09 am
  • Things to do in Bora Bora
    Things to do in Bora Bora
    Truly, the most romantic island in the world, Bora Bora is a lagoon resembling a poet’s imagination, an artist’s palette of blues and greens. Love at first sight is what you will say and feel when one lands in this beautiful island. The castle like Mount Otemanu kisses the sky with perfect white sand beaches kissed by the pristine turquoise waters. It seems as if love is in the air. Romantics from the world have continued to transcend this island in search of their true love or make for their lost love. A perfect honeymoon destination for the couples to get marooned with their loved ones. Take the stress out and unwind and celebrate on this majestic island. The French Polynesia is calling you for a romantic getaway. The white sandy beaches, the warm tropical breezes and romantic huts over water are waiting for you. The sun set  [...]
    Posted at September 23rd, 2010 at 02:09 am
  • Burj Khalifa – The Tallest Building in the World
    Burj Khalifa – The Tallest Building in the World
    An epitome of modern engineering and design, Burj Khalifa stands tallest at 828 meters and more than 160 storeys. Apart from being the tallest building in the world, this magnificent piece of art also holds the record of being the tallest free standing structure in the world, highest numbers of storey in the world, highest occupied floor, and highest observation deck, elevator with longest distance travel and tallest service elevator in the world. Simply superb!!! No building stands in competition to this man made marvel. The Iconic Burj Khalifa marks the beacon of dynamic and prosperous Middle East. It also symbolizes the increasing role of Dubai in the World. Truly global in the feel, Burj Khalifa is an embodiment of Dubai’s vision of attaining the seemingly impossible and setting new benchmarks. It is a singular project that  [...]
    Posted at September 21st, 2010 at 12:09 am
  • Freebie Holiday Spots Around The World
    Freebie Holiday Spots Around The World
    If and when you do discover a discount or two while on a vacation, it is bound to put a smile on your face. But what about tracking down destinations that will not need you to pay a single dime! It may never get more satisfying that that now, would it? Have a look at some of these options that we have put together for you! High Line, New York: NYC has managed to turn an elevated train track that had been unused for decades now into a public park. The elevated track is now known as High Line. It was originally built on what was the West Side of New York in the 1930s and its purpose was to keep the freight trains off the streets of the city. Now it has been converted into a 30 footer structure which is lined with wild geraniums and maple trees. It gives you a wonderful viewpoint to take in some of New York’s most iconic sights. US  [...]
    Posted at September 20th, 2010 at 03:09 am
  • Ayurvedic Trip to India
    Ayurvedic Trip to India
    The word ‘ayurveda’ is said to have come from two Sanskrit terms – ayu means ‘life’ and veda means ‘knowledge’. Therefore ayurveda could be called the science of life. It is a science by which people can obtain knowledge about the harmful and the beneficial ways of life. Ayurveda is a traditional method of treating a number of ailments and also promotion a state of overall wellbeing. It combines physical massages and herbal medications along with a number of different forms of therapy. A number of Ayurvedic centers are being run by the people of India at Kerala, a state that lies at the absolute south of India.  A trip to Kerala could leave you feeling rejuvenated because it could be a heady mix of natural beauty and ayurvedic tranquility. Some General Types of Ayurvedic Treatments: Even if we attempt to explain all  [...]
    Posted at September 19th, 2010 at 08:09 pm
  • Holidaying in Holy Land
    Holidaying in Holy Land
    Orlando may well be the only place on planet where Jesus Christ is being crucified and resurrected 6 times in week. The snarling Roman soldiers drag Jesus while whipping him and the somber audiences watch and some weep.  This play out is the grand finale at the experience called the Holy Land Experience; and this is a far cry from the kind of attraction tourists will envision while on a vacation in Orlando.  This theme park, called the Holy Land, is situated just a couple of miles away from Disney World. This theme park has attempted to recreate the picture we’ve had of Jerusalem in Biblical times. The Holy Land Experience, Orlando: This place often gets referred to as being a ‘Christian Theme Park’, but the park is known to offer lectures in place of rides; and thus ends up feeling more like a trip to the church. According  [...]
    Posted at September 16th, 2010 at 04:09 am
  • Eins, zwei, drei, Gsuffa at Oktoberfest
    Eins, zwei, drei, Gsuffa at Oktoberfest
    Note: Eins, zwei, drei, Gsuffa means One, Two, Three, Drink in German. If you call yourself a beer lover and you’re ready to make a trip all the way down to Germany to prove your love for the alcoholic beverage, then you know what we’re talking about. What are you talking about? We’re talking about Oktoberfest. It is the world’s biggest beer festival. Held in Munich, Germany; it is said to be one event that is held on a gigantic scale. The beer tents here will remind you of airplane hangers, if you compare them in size and the pretzels are the size of steering wheels.  The beers will be the size of Bavaria. We kid you not! Thousands of people will crowd the beer tents and you’ll see them hoisting the 1 liter mugs in the air and it is quite commonplace to see them all jump onto the benches while they unite to sing a song.  [...]
    Posted at September 15th, 2010 at 04:09 am