City Of Angels Aka Krung Thep Mahanakhon Aka Bangkok
November 10, 2009 – 3:20 am | No Comment
The Next generation city Bangkok is the state capital of Thailand, it is the largest urban city in the country. Any tourist will find it hard to ignore Bangkok since it’s a city in south-east which has an excellent blend of east meeting west. Bangkok not only has geography but also its history which describes its glorious period in the past. Ruled by various rulers Bangkok was a small trading post during the Ayutthaya Kingdom. It was declared as the state capital after the death of King Taksin. 20th century Bangkok has attained several heights with regards to its culture, literacy, development, employment, finance, politics etc, thus it is proudly stated as center of Thailand. Today, it has been declared as one of the expensive cities of South-east Asia. Bangkok has the biggest MNC’s...

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City Of Angels Aka Krung Thep Mahanakhon Aka Bangkok
November 10, 2009 – 3:20 am | No Comment
City Of Angels Aka Krung Thep Mahanakhon Aka Bangkok

The Next generation city Bangkok is the state capital of Thailand, it is the largest urban city in the country. Any tourist will find it hard to ignore Bangkok since it’s a city in south-east which has an excellent blend of east meeting west. Bangkok not only has geography but also its history which describes its glorious period in the past. Ruled by various rulers Bangkok was a small trading post during the Ayutthaya Kingdom. It was declared as the state capital after the death of King Taksin.
20th century Bangkok has attained several heights with regards to its culture, literacy, development, employment, finance, politics etc, thus it is proudly stated as center of Thailand. Today, it has been declared as one of the expensive cities of South-east Asia. Bangkok has the biggest MNC’s establishing their corporates there. Bangkok is the economic capital of country. The most important business districts of [...]


10 Bizarre And Innovative Bridges Around The World
November 10, 2009 – 2:19 am | No Comment
10 Bizarre And Innovative Bridges Around The World

1.Magdeburg Water Bridge
It took more than hundred years for Germans to complete the construction of this 918-metre bridge in October 2003. However, after its completion, Magdeburg Water Bridge was quickly known as one of the best bridges of world.
Prior to the construction of this bridge, the ships sailing between two main canals of Germany, Elbe-Havel and Midland Canal, used to travel a 12-kilometre route to reach from one canal to this other. Transportation is now much simpler for ships and steamers due to this newly-built water bridge on River Elbe, connecting both the canals directly.
It is named as Magdeburg Water Bridge because Midland Canal and Elbe-Havel both meets on two sides of the river near Magdeburg. The plan to join these two canals was made in 1919 and the actual building process begun in 1930’s. But due to the 2nd World War and the partition of Germany after war, the [...]


Best Putting Greens On The Globe
November 10, 2009 – 2:15 am | No Comment
Best Putting Greens On The Globe

A game which can boost a lazy man to sacrifice his much-desired sleep, a game which can convince a submissive guy to fling his hard-earned 400$ into a hole, no other game are as boosting as this one? Can you give some guesses… no, it’s not that, ok I am unveiling it. Golf, see even you are feeling the sparks, so don’t you agree with me, that it has the potent to ignite fiery passions? I know I know, games can lead way for numerous debates as well. The moot point of any game is its best player; however Golf is an exception to it as the same doesn’t apply to it. From putting stances to swing tips, everything that is related to golf is on the tip of tongue of any golf fan, even I come in it, I am no exception to it guys.
Therefore today, I have come [...]


Bongo Flava And Other Flavours Of Dar es Salaam
November 10, 2009 – 1:12 am | No Comment
Bongo Flava And Other Flavours Of Dar es Salaam

Being the Capital of Tanzania, the city of Dar es Salaam reflects a culture that’s reflective of the authentic local traditions while adapting to the contemporary time.
Music and Dance
The love for music runs across the city. The Radio here is the platform for all kinds of music and is also the forum fro the local bands to launch themselves and be heard by their city people. Rap music is one of the favourite forms of music her and Ras Nas, a law-graduate is one of the popular rapper of the city, who is also gaining international acclaim.
Hip hop music too is popular here, especially among the youth of Dar es Salaam and it in fact manages to touch social chords with the themes of music being socially relevant like HIV AIDS, etc.
Both the museums of this city – The National Museum and the Village Museum – stages music and dance [...]


Shopping And Night Out At Dar es Salaam
November 10, 2009 – 12:13 am | No Comment
Shopping And Night Out At Dar es Salaam

While not very popular for its night life, the place is still good for a night out, provided you love music.
Bars and night clubs
Some of the night clubs worth visiting are the Cynics Café and the Wine bar, the Q-bar to name a few. Most of these places are also referred as sports bars as along with the drinks, they screen sports, if not live music. Bars in a hotel are a safe and descent bet for a good cocktail such as that in the Kilimanjaro Hotel.
Slipway, The Corner Bar in Masaki, The Garden Bistro with Indian, African and Western Music  and The Irish Pub in Masaki too make for a good night out as well.
Among the nightclubs in Dar es Salaam, the Bilicanas is a popular one. It has all kinds of music as well, ranging from Congolese to hip-hop. California dreamers is another popular club here.
Sweet n Easy [...]


Dalla-Dallas And Ferries To Travel In
November 9, 2009 – 11:37 am | No Comment
Dalla-Dallas And Ferries To Travel In

Commuting in Dar es Salaam is fairly easy, though with the usual obstacles that a busy capital city of country has. The favourite means for public transport are the Dalla-dallas or minibuses. There are ferries too, servicing between other major cities like Zanzibar, from Dar es Salaam.
The Dar es Salaam Airport
The DAR, acronym for Dar es Salaam International Airport, here is on Nyerere Road, 12 kilometers to the southwest of the city, providing many services fro both national and international destinations. You could check the details on its website www.tanzaniaairports.com .
For the tourists and other passengers who arrive here by flight there are a number of amenities like an internet café, a couple of exchange bureaus, souvenir shops, bar and restaurants as well.
To get to the city from the airport here, you could go to the main road and get on to one of those Dalla-dallas, as the minibuses here [...]


The Natural Blend Of Cornish Coast
November 9, 2009 – 10:37 am | No Comment
The Natural Blend Of Cornish Coast

The pasty village colored by the seawater and emerald shining through the countryside farms, the Cornish backdrop is a staggering fusion of natural vistas and historical memories. The frame of perfectly designed steep mountains surging into the lush gardens is surrounded by Atlantic. This frame of natural engineering is separated from most part of Britain and almost defined as an island by the Tamar River.
Overview
Some places famous for creating history, some for its modernistic culture. The villages and towns of this place are quite distinct in some way or the other. Take a car along with you which can suite the narrow roads of the charming Cornwall, if you wish to drive here. Or if you wish to stroll, walk on the longest footpath in England, South West Coastal Path, which measure around 630 miles.
Start from Penzance
Most famous among all the Celtic crosses of Cornwall, the 19th Century Cross of [...]


A Classical Voyage Of Cape Cod
November 9, 2009 – 9:37 am | No Comment
A Classical Voyage Of Cape Cod

Cape Cod, Massachusetts
A drive through the classical Cape Cod of Massachusetts invigorates your soul as it brings the panorama of evening beaches with golden sand, copious resort towns, food from the ocean depth, and serene shacks.
There are several pleasant destinations all around the world, but when we talk about a drive in Cape Cod, it has it all. The gracefully isolated dunelands of the seashore, peaceful bayside villages, energetic Provincetown, and swarming resorts that views the Nantucket Sound; drive it for yourself and experience the revitalizing seascape.
Overview
A drive of lifetime through Massachusetts begins from the Canal of Cape Cod’s Coast and following the curves of the bay till the Cape’s “elbow.” Drifting further north to reach Provincetown, back to Orleans from south, and gliding through Falmouth and Hyannis, you will aspire to start the 160-mile beautiful journey once again.
Begin in Sagamore
Take the Sagamore Bridge to Cape Code through mainland. You [...]


Museums, Beaches And Safaris In Tanzania’s Capital
November 9, 2009 – 8:37 am | No Comment
Museums, Beaches And Safaris In Tanzania’s Capital

Tourism in Dar es Salaam is about quiet walks on the streets of this capital city, admiring the British Colonial architecture, visiting the museums, strolling at the few beaches the city has, strolling at the Botanical Garden and admiring the colonial legacies reflected in the architecture across the city.
If this does not satisfy the traveler in you, you could look for safari tours or hop on a train or one of those dalla-dallas to some connected destination.
Here are some tourist attractions of the city
1.The National Museum
Perhaps one of its kinds, the National Museum is located close to the Botanic gardens. The famous fossil discoveries made by Leakey in Olduvai Gorge and also the displays on regional civilizations, find their home here. Among the latter, there are displays on slave trade and those from the German and British colonial phase of the history of Tanzania.
2.The Village Museum
About 10 kilometers northwards from [...]


Glancing Through The Borderlands
November 9, 2009 – 7:35 am | No Comment
Glancing Through The Borderlands

Big Bend, Texas
The Big Bend region of Texas, one of the last true frontiers in the lower 48, still remains one of the unique landscapes in the world. This distinct borderland is positioned roughly east of El Paso, west of San Antonio and north of the Rio Grande River.
Concise
The artistic work of nature is evidently visible in the grasslands, deserts, mountain ranges and rivers in this borderland. The natural panorama of this section has attracted many directors of Hollywood to film the famous movies like There will be Blood and No Country for Old Men. Mainly due to its African-type territory and plentiful wildlife, it was rightly named as “America’s Abyssinia” by the local inhabitants of 1930’s. From Big bend national park and the neighboring Big Bend Ranch State Park to some of the best restaurants like Food Shark and Gage Hotel, this region uncovers its amazing blend with the [...]