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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Kakadu National Park: Aboriginal and wildlife treasure
November 15, 2010 | Travel Destinations | No Comment
Kakadu National Park: Aboriginal and wildlife treasure
Nestled in Northern Territory of Australia at a distance of 171 km from Darwin, the Kakadu National Park is a journey of exploration related to the Australia’s wildlife and the Aboriginal art. Designated as a UNESCO Heritage Site, the park’s name is obtained from the mispronunciation of an Aboriginal language called Gagudju. Nestled in the Alligators River zone, the Kakadu national park is very vast such that it measures equal to the nation of Israel in size. Since 40,000 years, this preserved area has been populated by the Aboriginal people and so you can expect an alluring glimpse of the aboriginal art and culture besides wildlife in this part of the Northern Territory. Today, this land is the home of around 500 Aboriginals of which many own the park. This esteemed area of the Northern  [...]


Ningaloo Reef: Exciting secret of Western Australia
November 12, 2010 | Adventure Travel | No Comment
Ningaloo Reef: Exciting secret of Western Australia
If you want a total aquatic fun, then this time plan a trip to Coral Bay. On my trip to this great destination, I found it to be the most calming as well as thrilling. It is very sad to know that this charming west Australian coast is famous only for backpackers. In fact, if you were to ask me, I would say that there is no reason as to why this should not be on the tourist circuit. Marine exploration, captivating reef, and marine national parks have left much scope for the water enthusiasts to rejoice in adventure sports such as snorkeling and diving. It is just the matter of coming to Coral Bay and experiencing it. I am sure that even you will agree with me after your trip that this is a genuine marine paradise. I first explored the eye-catching Coral Bay Walk Way that is 2 km long stretching  [...]


Raja Ampat diving: Interesting and thrilling
November 11, 2010 | Adventure Travel | No Comment
Raja Ampat diving: Interesting and thrilling
Literally standing for Four Kings, Raja Ampat islands offer an unparallel diving vacation off the famous Bird's Head cape on the New Guinea island of Papua. This archipelago is a striking territory of over 1,300 islands as well as shoals surrounding the four leading atolls. Off this archipelago, the reefs are titled as ‘the new Palau’ due to the likeness of Palau with regards to the marine variety as well as remoteness offering the most thrilling diving site in Indonesia. So, the Raja Ampat islands are for those who cannot go to Palau and are unable to experience its magic of the rich and unique marine world. According to the reef biologists, Raja Ampat islands are the hub of an assortment of coral types as well as fishes, molluscs, and other marine creatures. Statistically, today, some  [...]


Tower of London: Royal, dark, and wicked
November 10, 2010 | Travel Destinations | No Comment
Tower of London: Royal, dark, and wicked
Your London travel is not complete if you do not take a tour of the London Tower. Rising bluntly in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and adorning the river Thames’ north bank, the Tower of London is a notable complex of several edifices flanked by the defending walls as well as moats. Regarded as one of the top attractions in London, it is the most ancient building that has been used by the British Government for many purposes – a royal palace, a fortress, and a prison for royal offenders. Further, the Tower of London was also utilized for armory, treasury, execution, torture, zoo, observatory, Royal Mint, and to house the glittering Crown Jewels of the state. This is the reason why I have said this London Tower as royal but wicked. Her Majesty's Royal Palace is much more known for its  [...]


Brunei Darussalam: A trip to mini Dubai
November 9, 2010 | Travel Destinations | No Comment
Brunei Darussalam: A trip to mini Dubai
Brunei Darussalam is regarded among the smallest countries in the world, which adorns the zone of the Southeast Asia. Holding of two tiny fragments of land at the northern coast of Sarawak, Brunei Darussalam is the most known nation for its largest oil fields, which once had covered the complete Borneo as well as the southwest Philippines. For the tourists, the nation is a land of several surprises. When I visited this country, I was forced to change my notion for it being a total Muslim theocracy. In fact, Brunei Darussalam is no less than a small Dubai due to its soaring mosques, aforesaid rainforest, scenic coastal hamlets, interesting boat rides, and much more to ensure you a busy and exciting schedule of sightseeing as well as activities for soaking you here for a couple of days. When  [...]


Leshan Buddha: A structural wonder
November 8, 2010 | Travel Destinations | No Comment
Leshan Buddha: A structural wonder
Nestled in the east of Leshan town of the Sichuan prefecture in China, the Leshan Giant Buddha is regarded as the tallest structure in stone, which is of Maitreya who is the Buddha of future. This Bodhisattva appears like a quite fat monk who is shown in a sitting pose with a wide smile. According to Buddhist mythology, Maitreya will come to address religion to reintroduce the faded teachings of the Gautam Buddha. Standing proudly at the junction of three rivers namely, Qingyi, Min, and Dadu; the Giant Buddha of Leshan is sculpted from a cliff face facing the holy Mount Emei. This Leshan Buddha was built by an 8th century monk and that its construction was only over after some 90 years - 713 to 803 A.D. It goes without saying that the statue as well as the mount is a part of UNESCO World Heritage  [...]


Madonna del Sasso, Mar Mousa – Top 7 monasteries on Earth
November 4, 2010 | Travel Destinations | No Comment
Madonna del Sasso, Mar Mousa – Top 7 monasteries on Earth
Until now, you must have visited vibrant cities, snowy villages, and watery islands. This time take up something different that is soothing, calming, and internally awakening. Well, I am talking about the monasteries that are always worth a look. In fact, just a look at these religious edifices can invoke inner peace in you ensuring a great rejuvenating holiday. To make it easy for you to visit, most of these monasteries listed here are in Europe and Southeast Asia. Life of the people in a monastery is undoubtedly controlled via the rules of the community. These people are the admirers as well as practioners of celibacy and have very few or no private belongings. Talking about their livelihood, these holy men and women who reside in the boundaries are dependent for their daily needs on the  [...]


7 multi-purpose items for packing
November 3, 2010 | Travel Tips | No Comment
7 multi-purpose items for packing
When you confirm your travel to any destination, the first thing that comes to your mind is which useful items you should pack along with the clothes and money. While you are thinking about these items, you also need to take care that the airlines now a days have come up with many limitations regarding how much luggage a traveler must carry. So, to make your task easy, here are some most useful items that you must carry because of their multipurpose uses. Finally, this inspired idea will ensure that you have all that is required but still not making your luggage heavy. So, continue reading! Quintuple survival tool This amazing gadget weights only 50 grams, but it is useful for many purposes. How? Well, it comprises of compass, signal mirror, waterproof matchbox, safety whistle, and fire starter  [...]


Top 5 winter destinations Top 5 winter destinations
Looking for some top Winter destinations for holiday in this winter? Well, then you are reading the right article. We know that you are actually confused as to which destination is better. Here, we have made a humble effort to reveal the top five traveling destinations where you can spend your winter Holiday luxuriously as well as calmly. And yes, you will be also able to spend time with your children and consort. Continue reading… Colorado This is the hub of the family skiing making your winter holiday simply memorable. Atmosphere is unambiguous, amenities are many, and the snow is fresh. If you are planning to come here with your family, ensure that you stay at Vail, the ideal ski resort that is regarded as also the best Ski resort in America. Here, the Vail Mountain has 5289 acres of skiable  [...]


Ronda Spain, Bonifacio Corsica, Santorini Greece – Top frightening towns
November 1, 2010 | Travel Destinations | No Comment
Ronda Spain, Bonifacio Corsica, Santorini Greece – Top frightening towns
Until now, you must have taken a tour of many cities, villages, and nations nestled at remote places, on the hills, and on the ocean as islands. But, in this article, I will reveal to you those towns that are not on these places that are stated in the former sentence, but are on the rock cliffs; which make them look scary as if their homes are just about to fall. You do not believe me, right? Well, even I did not believe them until I saw with my own two eyes. Listed below are the top 5 scary towns that live on the edges of a cliff edges. It is precisely due to this setting that these towns are also known as the cliff towns. They look scary in the sense that how they stand on the edge. However, undoubtedly, these all are worth a trip! It is easy to visit them as all of them are in Europe. Ronda  [...]