Adventures at Matheran Hill Station
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Matheran is a Hill Station located near Mumbai, Karjat.   It is located 800 meters above sea level in the Jambol Forest of Maharashtra.  It was found by Hugh Poynts Malet in May 1850.  It spreads over an area of 8 square kilometers in Sahyadri Mountains.  It is one of the best places to spend a two-day holiday if you are in Mumbai or in the vicinity of Mumbai or its suburbs.  To reach Matheran,  [...]

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After The Sunset Wear Your Party Shoes And Rock
November 19, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
After The Sunset Wear Your Party Shoes And Rock
One of the most efficient business hubs transforms itself in to a huge network of pubs, night clubs and bars as soon as the sun sets. When in Singapore do not forget to visit the most popular Mohammed Sultan Road and the Harry’s Bar near Boat Quay. While your trip to Singapore if you didn’t visit any clubs or pubs then you have surely missed the exotic part of Singapore’s night life. Only half of the city life can be experienced in day for the other half you would be definitely require to explore the city's night life. Singapore is just a perfect place for those who love to party the whole night. With compared to the last decade the number of pubs and clubs have unexpectedly gone up. Night time Singapore is full of life. Here you will find hotels and restaurants which are open 24/7. To  [...]


Awaiting Just For You So Do Visit
November 19, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | One Comment
Awaiting Just For You So Do Visit
Singapore is the most favorite travel destination of Southeast Asia also it is giving a tough competition to other popular travel destinations in the world. Tourism is thus the largest industry in Singapore. Every year around 9 million tourists visit the country. The Orchard Road shopping district is one of the most magnetic places in the country. To attract more tourists the government of Singapore has decided to legalize Gambling. Two casino resorts are been developed in Marina South and Sentosa in 2005. Singapore food festival is organized every year in the month of July to promote the various food items of Singapore. Designed as the emblem for the Singapore Tourism board, Merlion was designed by Mr. Fraser Brunner. He was also a member of Van Kleef Aquarium. Merlion is a fish body  [...]


Celebration Time In Singapore
November 19, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Celebration Time In Singapore
Singapore is a multi-cultured country thus every ethnic group living in the city celebrates their own festivals. You would be simply surprised to see some or the other festival being celebrated every now and than through out the city for the whole year. Thus you will find continuous celebrations going on in the city. Every festival in the city is been enjoyed by the maximum population. The people of Singapore are very much peace and harmony loving thus they respect each others tradition and join each other’s festival with great enthusiasm and excitement. You will find many colorful festivals and exciting events in Singapore. Every year in Singapore starts with the celebration of Chinese New Year which is been celebrated by the majority of the Chinese population. Two days public holiday is  [...]


The Lion City- Singapore
November 19, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | 2 Comments
The Lion City- Singapore
The name of the city Singapore is derived from the original Malaya name of the city which was Singapura which means the lion city. The study reveals that the name lion city was given but no lions, not even the Asian lions ever existed in Singapore. Singapore has tigers that too Malay tigers, after whom the name was been given. Sir Stanford Raffles was the founder of the country. Singapore is the smallest country in Southeast Asia. Singapore country is made up of nearly 63 islands reclaimed together. Till the date there are many reclamation projections going on Singapore and as a result the area of 582 sq.km has increased to 704 sq.km also it is expected to grow more 100 sq.km by 2030. Singapore is a cosmopolitan country and the approximate population of the country including the non-residents  [...]


Festive Eve In Phnom Penh
November 18, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Festive Eve In Phnom Penh
The festivals and the events that take place in the city of Phnom Penh are wonderful get-together of the oldest rituals of the city and the latest developed culture of the place. This exotic mixture of the new and the old makes the festivals and the events very much exciting. They play a very important role in attracting a huge number of tourists visiting such a great city from every corner of the world. So lets you a quick look at the city’s top festivals and events. Bonn Chroat Preah Nongkoal is a royal rice ploughing festival in Phnom Penh in the month of May every year. It marks the beginning of the ploughing season. Water Festival on the Banks of the Mekong is one of the oldest festivals in Phnom Penh. It is an annual celebration for the cities river. It is also known as Bon Om Tuk,  [...]


Life Of People Of Phnom Penh
November 18, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Life Of People Of Phnom Penh
The pearl of Asia Phnom Penh was once called the jewel of Indochina. Though the city has a harsh history the city has always been successful in retaining its quality. It is mite possible that you could be taken aback by the stern nature of the city but many tourist seriously fall in love with the city for its rawness, the night cafes beside the river, the extremely wonderful architecture and the holy wats which are scattered all across the city. The city is quite elegant in its own kind and it does not possess fast lives which are found in many other Asian countries capitals. Phnom Penh has a style or itself. It has rules of its own. The city is divided in many parts and the various parts to your surprise is not named but numbered that too in grid fashion. Here you will come across Street 17,  [...]


Night Out Options In Phnom Penh
November 18, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Night Out Options In Phnom Penh
To your surprise Phnom Penh is surprisingly a good little nightlife city having something or other for you to enjoy in the night when you are in such a vibrant city. You have options available for you where you can easily spend your whole night partying around with your friends and foes. You can choose from the various pubs and clubs and also the various bars which are opened all across the city streets. The city is not that big thus you can reach from one place to another just by walking around. Thus, if you don’t like one of the pub or bar you can always walk down to the next one. A variety of bars and restaurants are available scattered along the Sisowath Quay and the river front area. You can find various hostess bars and western bars at the street 104 and street 136. The pubs, bars,  [...]


Do Travel In Bamboo Railway When In Phom Penh
November 18, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Do Travel In Bamboo Railway When In Phom Penh
Even being much popular as a tourist city Cambodia has a very lose transport system. During the war time and the continuous fights the transportation system was very badly damage. But even in the peace time it has not that developed. The country has a weak infrastructure. For the maintenance of the transportation system, Cambodia has received support from the Soviet by means of technical assistance and equipment. Because of the under developed transportation system, Phnom Penh has no public bus service. Phnom Penh has a good railway transport network. The first line was built between Phnom Penh station to Poipet on the Thai border by the French between 1930 and 1940. The Royal state Railways in 1942 made the final connection of Phnom Penh with Thailand. The railways transportation system was  [...]


Places Of Tourist Interest In Phnom Penh
November 18, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Places Of Tourist Interest In Phnom Penh
Even though recently developed city for tourism, Phnom Penh has various amazing tourist destinations. The spectacular city attracts thousands of national as well as international tourists every year. The city will truly make you extend you stay in the city due to its amazing and beautiful features. Many sites of major interests are located quite near to the rivers. These sites would surely make you have a walking tour but don’t worry you will get number of places in your way for refreshments. The most interesting tourist attractions are open seven days a week. Royal Palace is a magnificent place is located on the banks of river Mekong. The palace was built in year 1866 by king Norodom on the former citadel. The throne halls are inside the glittering walls. Nowadays, only the Silver Pagoda  [...]


Pearl of Asia, Phnom Penh
November 18, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Pearl of Asia, Phnom Penh
Once known as the pearl of Asia, Phnom Penh has the honor of being the capital and the most popular city of Cambodia. Phnom Penh is also the historical, economical, cultural, industrial and commercial center of Cambodia. These days Phnom Penh is gaining its popularity again with the increasing days. The place is popular as a place to live. Phnom Penh city has many tourist attraction are it is becoming successful to have a large number of national as well as international tourist visiting the city every year. Traditional Khmer and the French influenced architecture of Phnom Penh are well known across the globe. Located at the interjection of three most important rivers Bassac, Mekong and Tonlé Sap Phnom Penh is located in the southern-central area of Cambodia. The above mentioned rivers  [...]


Multi-Cultured Jakarta’s Various Festivals
November 18, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Multi-Cultured Jakarta’s Various Festivals
Being a multi cultured city, Jakarta faces criss-cross between many cultures. Jakarta has a rich history of Kings, trade, wars and conquests. With every invasion the city had faced several changes in the local people, their culture and traditions too. This city has always regained their culture and traditions. Since many ethnic groups reside in Jakarta, you will find every one having their own share of beliefs, customs, traditions, rituals etc. As a result Jakarta got a mixed culture for itself. Thus in Jakarta you will find a variety of festivals celebrated by all the locals of the city while some exclusive for some of the ethnic groups. Every year four New Year celebrations are observed in Jakarta. The different communities such as Islamic, Chinese and Balinese have their own new year depending  [...]