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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Touring Through Inner Circles- Rio de Janeiro
December 9, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Touring Through Inner Circles- Rio de Janeiro
Bus This mode of transportation is very inexpensive and covers all the major routes of the city hence; it has become the prime mode of transportation for the locals. There are approximately 450 bus lines. The buses are available for all the 24 hours and tickets could be bought from the conductor. It is a safe mode of transportation. Metro This service is made available by Metrô Rio by two sub way lines. Voyaging by metro means reaching towards your destination safely and quickly. Tickets can be bought from station. Taxis The taxis are running through meter system and they are easily available from roads of the city.  The yellow-colored taxis are inexpensive. You can also opt for radio taxis however are comparatively expensive from their counterparts. Even red and blue colored taxis are also  [...]


Top 10 Vacation Spots In Mexico
December 8, 2009 | Top 10 | One Comment
Top 10 Vacation Spots In Mexico
Vacations are the time to remove the vacant space of our lives and to fill up these days with most memorable memories and astonishing leisure. Vacations are the “No entry” sign boards to stress and tensions. Travelling can be enriched with the inclusion of some spontaneous and spectacular places with huge honour and incredible intensities. Mexico is one of such bold and beautiful destination having everything that is required to persuade the visitors. Mexico is one of the most populated states in Americas and also is the 25th wealthiest economy of the world. But, it would be partial to consider only the monetary richness of the state as there are so many natural and men-made wealth which are worth visiting once in a lifetime. Let’s wander into the world of mesmerism, Mexico’s top 10  [...]


Rio de Janeiro Carnival Special Events
December 8, 2009 | Festivals | No Comment
Rio de Janeiro Carnival Special Events
Carnival in Rio The city is renowned worldwide for its carnival festival and it is celebrated in the month of February and continues for three days. During the festival, music, parades and dance shows are organized and samba remains an essential factor of the celebrations. New Year The last day of year is also celebrated with fun and many music and dance performances takes place. The locals come together on Copacabana Beach to greet a new year. Bonfire Festival Takes place in the month of June and celebrated in Schools, churches, squares and other public places. Independence Day of Brazil Celebrated to remember the day when Brazil got independence and during the day, many cultural programs are organized. Christmas The day is also celebrated in a full swing. St Sebastian Takes place in the  [...]


Restaurants For Your Appetite In Santiago
December 7, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Restaurants For Your Appetite In Santiago
The city is full of lively restaurants and the eateries are located in every nook and corner of it wherein you can take taste of many different cuisines. Some of the restaurants are: El Giratorio Enjoy the city’s beautiful views along with the best served food. The restaurant is on rotational mode and frequented by business people for lunch and during dinner time, the place is thronged by couples. Como Água Para Chocolate The best place to be if you are craving to take taste of best Mexican cuisine. Akarana Various type of sea food is served here. Located in Las Condes part of the city, you can also enjoy fine music in this venue. Etniko The Japanese restaurant that is frequented by youngest lot of the city and you can also enjoy some of the fine music in this place. Galindo Serves the best  [...]


Top 10 Winter Vacation Destinations, Best Winter Vacations Getaways
December 6, 2009 | Top 10 | No Comment
Top 10 Winter Vacation Destinations, Best Winter Vacations Getaways
Winter has arrived and brought with itself quirky charms. It is a time when the nature comes at an impasse, allowing living beings to enjoy the spell-binding natural grace. All the disturbing commotion of fast-pacer city life takes a break, and nature opens its arms to embrace its loved beings. This time of season embellishes polluted streets with white sheets of snow and takes for a fantasy ride over the snow-draped hills. It affords quality time to spend with the loved ones, which were left behind in the hasty crowd inadvertently. The mesmerizing language of winter that breathes over the snow-covered lands is nature’s magnanimous blessing. Bright blue skies, naked shadow of trees and plants, scenic white vistas reclining all around are pleasant charms bestowed to the eyes.   “There is  [...]


Festival Celebrations In Lima
December 4, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Festival Celebrations In Lima
Anniversary of Lima January 18th is a day when Lima was founded about 400 years ago by Francisco Pizzaro, the Spanish Conqueror. The event is celebrated with much joy with a big parade in the city and many cultural activities also take place. Carnival It is celebrated in the month of February and many concerts are organized on this day and they enjoy the day by joyfully flinging water-filled balloons at each other. Fiesta of the Grape Harvest and Wine Making It takes place in March and it is celebrated in Surco, one of the districts of the city. Celebrations of the Vintage During the festival along with other celebrations, the beauty competition also takes place where the ‘Queen of the Vintage’ is chosen and these festivals are headed by the selected queen. National Horse Tournament The  [...]


Exploring Montevideo
December 3, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Exploring Montevideo
One of the largest cities of Uruguay and is said to be country’s cultural, economical as well as administrative powerhouse. The locals enjoy their nightlife with fun. The clubs and bars of the city are jam-packed with the locals and you can hear the tunes of Tango and Candombe music. The lively rivers, green gardens and attractive parks are giving you some of the best reasons to visit the city once. The city’s port takes care of nation’s maximum foreign trade and close by beaches are also favorite spot among the tourists visit there. The city’s calm climate will not create any problem in scheduling your holidays and you can tour the city any month of the year however, the months of January and February could be relatively war. The city is very prosperous as far as architectural heritage  [...]


Must Visit Monuments Of Montevideo
December 2, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | One Comment
Must Visit Monuments Of Montevideo
Museo del Gaucho y de la Moneda The structure came into existence in the 19th century and the museum demonstrates the Gaucho culture where you will be introduced with the history of the country’s currency  as well as outfits of the South American cowboy, among others. Rambla The place of lively beaches of the city Beaches The city is surrounded by many breath-taking white sandy beaches. To relax your mind you can walk beside the beach and sip on your favorite drink. Museo Romántico The museum that came into existence in the 18th century contains many traditional furniture and paintings. Casa Garibaldi The spot where an Italian nationalist Casa Garibaldi used to stay. Mercado del Puerto The spot is full of fine restaurants and here you can also enjoy lively music while taking glimpses of  [...]


Montevideo – Getting Around
December 1, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Montevideo – Getting Around
The city is well-connected by roads and the underground railway system is not available in the city. The roads are in good condition and the drivers also follow the traffic rules very decently. Public Transport This is a mass mode of transportation and the service is provided by numerous companies. They are very inexpensive and provide regular and uninterrupted services. The drivers and conductors are very friendly and they will help you out about the route of the city and tickets are also bought from them. Taxis The taxis are run by the meter system and you can hire a taxi from the city roads or by simply giving a phone call to service provider. The yellow and black colored vehicles are not very expensive. Car Hire If not interested in traveling in the public transport than hiring a car is  [...]