Archive for October, 2011

  • Some Tips for People Planning a Vacation to Holland
    Some Tips for People Planning a Vacation to Holland
    Holland or Netherlands is quite a popular tourist spot. In this article, I’ll be discussing how I explored Holland. My experience of exploring this country will offer a thorough guideline to the tourists wanting to savor the true beauty of this European country. During my vacation at the Netherlands, I realized that it is a very unique place on Earth. Its peculiarities include the flatness of its land, dense population, abundant land below the sea level and its prodigious chunks of reclaimed land. The Netherlands impressed me as a gusty country dominated by water bodies, boats and sails. I literally fell in love with its scenic splendor enhanced by birds, flowers, windmills, dykes and polders. Characterized with its exuberant orange color the Netherlands is inhabited by tall and liberal minded people who have a penchant for cheese,  [...]
    Posted at October 31st, 2011 at 02:10 am
  • Europa Park in Black Forest, Germany
    Europa Park in Black Forest, Germany
    Black Forest is a region located in the southwestern territories of Germany. It is one of the most sought after tourist destinations of the country. Besides housing several opportunities of family activities and entertainment, Black Forest is also home to one of the biggest amusement parks of the world, the Europa Park. Europa Park is primarily famous for the exciting rides like ‘Silver Star’, ‘Eurostat’ and several other thrilling roller coasters. You may belong to any age group this German amusement park has rides suiting your ability and likings. Here, you will get the chance of experiencing Scandinavian rafting, breathtaking Greek Poseidon rides and many such others. Some other wild rides housed by Europa Park are: ‘Euro-Mir’, ‘Alpine Coaster’ and ‘Crazy Taxi’. Being one of the largest amusement parks of  [...]
    Posted at October 24th, 2011 at 12:10 am
  • A Ride on the Tramvia Blau during Your Trip to Barcelona
    A Ride on the Tramvia Blau during Your Trip to Barcelona
    If you are in Barcelona, you should not miss taking a ride on the famous Tramvia Blau. This tram system was inaugurated in the year 1901 and was incorporated in the transportation system of the city of Barcelona for taking passengers to the mountain top. Both locals and tourists coming to the city love to take rides on the Tramvia Blau. The tram looks really attractive in its petite structure and blue color. Moreover, presence of a friendly driver makes the journey even more pleasing for the passengers. Temple de Sagrat Cor, a famous church and Tibidabo Amusement Park, two of the most popular tourist destinations of the city can only be reached on this tram. Both the church and the amusement park are located on the mountain top. However, many people also relish their journey on the Tramvia Blau as an exciting activity. Starting from  [...]
    Posted at October 20th, 2011 at 12:10 am
  • Visiting Morocco: What the Country Has to Offer?
    Visiting Morocco: What the Country Has to Offer?
    Morocco is situated at point of confluence of Africa in the east with Europe in the west and the Mediterranean with the Atlantic. Flanking Europe, it is sited just across the tapered straits of Gibraltar. Well known for its rich culture, ethnicity, disparities, speckled hues and obscurity, it became a natural choice for my travel destination. I love Morocco’s temperate Mediterranean climate gifted by its unique location atop the northwest crook of Africa with two oceans contiguous to it. I was also enchanted by its exquisite natural splendor and enthralled by its superior quality handicrafts. I enjoyed the skiing prospects offered by the Rif and High Atlas Mountains in the North and Central regions of Morocco. Touring the deserts of the Western Sahara in Southern Morocco on horseback, on camels and 4X4 was equally delightful.  [...]
    Posted at October 18th, 2011 at 12:10 am
  • Traveling to Uganda: A Brief Description
    Traveling to Uganda: A Brief Description
    Currently Uganda is one of the most visited tourist destinations of East Africa. Uganda is a diminutive non coastal country lying between Kenya and DRC in East Africa. Regarded as Africa’s most attractive country, Uganda boasts of panoramic scenery, rich heritage and exotic wild life species. The place is replete with 10 well run national parks and offers prospects for adventure sports and exciting gorilla trekking. The locals are affable and the place has been revamped to make it eco friendly- hence Uganda has been conferred the title of ‘Africa’s friendliest country’. As part of the eco- friendly campaign eco tourism projects have also been launched. All these attributes prompted me to visit the country. I was enthralled by Uganda’s mottled diverse panoramas. While the Rift Valley is sated with forest enveloped cavern  [...]
    Posted at October 15th, 2011 at 12:10 am
  • The Attractions Housed by Gardaland Italy
    The Attractions Housed by Gardaland Italy
    The Gardaland ranks 3rd on the list of the most visited theme parks of Europe. It is located between Lazise and Peschiera of Lake Garda, Italy. The park was inaugurated in the year 1975 and since then has undergone a number of modifications. Since the inception of this theme park in 1975, it has expanded in both attendance and size. In this article, we’ll be discussing about the most exciting attractions housed by the Gardaland. The Blue Tornado: This ride is basically an inverted coaster made up of steel. Blue Tornado is located around the park’s entrance and you can see the head of the rise even from outside of the park. The Blue Tornado was inaugurated in the year 1998. It has a height of 109.4 ft or 33.32 m and its track covers a total distance of 2,510 ft or 770m. A single ride on the Blue Tornado lasts for several minutes.  [...]
    Posted at October 13th, 2011 at 03:10 am
  • Everland Resort: The Biggest Theme Park of South Korea
    Everland Resort: The Biggest Theme Park of South Korea
    The Everland Resort is located in South Korea’s Gyeonggi-do province, in a city called Yongin. It is the country’s biggest theme park playing host to more than 8.5 million visitors every year. Besides the major attractions, this theme park also houses a water park and a zoo. Below, we have discussed about the 5 zones of the amusement park: Global Fair: The area of the park named Global Fair is mainly an eating zone. Other than that, the region also houses shops selling pictures and souvenirs. Global Fair in located just adjacent to the park’s entrance. Here, you can also hire services like lockers and stroller rentals. Zoo-Topia: This portion of the Everland Resort is constructed based on animal theme. Zoo-Topia is home to the parks petting zoo. During your visit to this part of the park, you will get the opportunity of witnessing  [...]
    Posted at October 11th, 2011 at 01:10 am
  • The Udupi Sri Krishna Matha of Karnataka
    The Udupi Sri Krishna Matha of Karnataka
    The Udupi Sri Krishna Matha is a temple situated at the Udupi Town of Karnataka, a state located on the southern part of India. As the name suggests, this Hindu temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna. Matha region of the temple is basically an ashram or holy place meant for carrying out worshipping and residing. Around the region of the actual matha, there are several other temples. Out of those temples, the oldest one is carved from stone and wood and was constructed almost 1,500 years ago. Udupi Sri Krishna Matha was established by Shri Madhwacharya, a Vaishnavite saint during 13th century. Madhwacharya also founded Dvaita school, a school teaching Vedanta. The founder of the temple, Madhwacharya had several students who learnt Vedanta directly from him. The first and the most famous of many disciples of Madhwacharya was Shri Sathya  [...]
    Posted at October 10th, 2011 at 12:10 am
  • Kentucky Travel Tips for Horse Lovers
    Kentucky Travel Tips for Horse Lovers
    If you are a horse lover and are visiting the US state of Kentucky, then some truly exciting experiences are waiting for you there. Let us start with the famous Kentucky Derby. The Kentucky Derby is basically the initial leg of the celebrated Triple Crown. It is also a horse race, which is rated among the most storied ones of the world. This race was organized for the first time in the year 1875. The event is held annually on first Saturday of the month of May at the Churchill Downs, a racetrack housed by the city of Louisville. This derby is celebrated as a big event of the state. During your visit to this horse race, you will come across celebrities from different US states and other corners of the world. There designer attires will surely be a big experience for you. The next place experience waiting for horse lovers is the  [...]
    Posted at October 3rd, 2011 at 12:10 am