Croatia: A Classic Destination To Visit
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To experience the overwhelming beauty of nature a trip to Croatia is a must, and the memories of this trip will be etched in your heart for eternity. Behind the overwhelming beauty of Croatia lies a tumultuous history of conquest by Greeks, Romans, Turks, Venetian emperors, to name a few, but mother nature has been kind to the country to overcome all the conquests and still retain its old world charm  [...]

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Elounda Beach hotel, Greece
January 31, 2011 | Hotels | No Comment
Elounda Beach hotel, Greece
Welcome to a 5-star property with a private blue beach on Crete! The Elounda Beach hotel is a pure luxury flanked by the aquatic blues in this beautiful town of Elounda. Besides the area attractions such as the Agios Nikolaos Archaeological Museum, the hotel is known for its private beach, fitness facility, massage and treatment rooms, and an outdoor pool. This is where the approach of traditional island architecture fused with the prudent luxury enthuse the rooms’ décor. So, get ready to enjoy the inspiring comfort that is flanked by lush greens as well as stunning sea vistas. Rooms There are several room types sprinkled elegantly on all four floors of the Elounda Beach hotel for you to choose from: Luxury rooms, Luxury bungalow, Island suite with private gym on the water’s edge, and  [...]


Las Ventanas al Paraiso, San Jose Del Cabo
January 29, 2011 | Hotels | 2 Comments
Las Ventanas al Paraiso, San Jose Del Cabo
Welcome to the Rosewood resort of 12 outdoor swimming pools! Yes, this is the main feature of the Las Ventanas al Paraiso that has been the winner of the Travel & Leisure Award. As the name suggests, this highly-opulent resort is a pane via which you can experience the Paradise. Regarded among the most praised resorts, this luxury has redefined comfort as well as pampering with the dedicated strokes of superior hospitality. Las Ventanas mesmerizes its guests via an excellent spa, opulent suites, fascinating atmosphere, and dazzling cuisine. After all, it is a Redwood resort that is acclaimed as the Latin America’s leading five-diamond resort. Why don’t you live this time amidst a pioneering blend of Mediterranean-Mexican architecture featuring a meandering web of swimming pools, patios  [...]


Copacabana palace hotel, Rio
January 28, 2011 | Hotels | 2 Comments
Copacabana palace hotel, Rio
One of the world’s most popular hotels is in Brazil’s Rio. This is Copacabana Palace hotel that is regarded as the premier hotel in South America as well as the best place to stay in the Southern Hemisphere. Overlooking the famous Copacabana Beach, this hotel is an 8-storey edifice with an annex of 14 storeys encompassing 216 rooms, fitness center, semi-Olympic pool, an elite pool for the VIPs at the penthouse, a 3-storey spa, tennis court, and two restaurants. To add more to its glory besides the all-encompassing stay requirements, it has been the choice of famous personalities such as Michael Jackson, Madonna, Walt Disney, and Elton John. What more do I need to say in honor of such a preferred place? Rooms At the Copacabana Palace, All the 148 rooms in the main edifice as well as 78  [...]


Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa, Blue Mountains
January 27, 2011 | Hotels | 2 Comments
Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa, Blue Mountains
Styled in ultramodern luxury in the Australian Blue Mountains, the Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa is symbolically a canyon-sized park of sun-endowed escarpments, opulent amenities, and soothing comforts. Not leaving a single expanse in the area by stretching more than 4,000 acres of immaculate wilds, this genuine forest retreat is famous for its excellent spa as well as personal villas featuring own swimming pools. This is an ideal location for those who look forward to vacation away from the hustle-bustle of crowded town retreats. It well set in nature and gives the guests a stress free environment which blends into the surroundings. Rooms There are a total of 40 suites that are of mainly three types: one-bedroom Heritage ones, Wollemi Suites of two bedrooms, and the Wolgan Suite of three bedrooms.  [...]


Uffizi Gallery: Adored art gallery of Florence
January 26, 2011 | Art Museums | 2 Comments
Uffizi Gallery: Adored art gallery of Florence
Tucked in the Palazzo degli Uffizi that is referred to as a palazzo in Italy, the Uffizi Gallery is among the most celebrated as well as ancient art museums in the western globe. This 16th century edifice is now the home of some 49 rooms of which 45 are on the second floor all of which show the paintings chronologically right from 13th until 18th century. Among these, the most valuable set of paintings in the Uffizi gallery are indicated by the Italian Renaissance artists despite the fact that many rooms are dedicated to the other artists’ works including French, Dutch, Flemish, and German. Besides the paintings, you will even come across a great display of Roman sculptures showing emperors, portraits, and religious themes in the adorned corridors of frescoes as well as carved ceilings. Talking  [...]


Moon Palace, Cancun
January 25, 2011 | Hotels | No Comment
Moon Palace, Cancun
Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort on the south shore of Cancun is an all inclusive resort that is getting very popular primarily because of its location. It is situated just 10 miles away from the downtown Cancun, Wet ‘n Wild water park, and the El Rey Mayan ruins. However, this does not mean that Moon palace has no other charms of its own. With its all-inclusive rate, you get a directly access to its variety of restaurants, two vast pools, nightclub, water-sports equipment, shuttles to shopping malls in Cancun, kids' club, and much more. So, what else you desire for an accommodation to be perfect? Rooms? Well, a majority of them offer sea or garden views. Rooms In its 16 structures of three storeys and hacienda style, there are some 2,433 guestrooms, which are also used as timeshares for  [...]


Blackberry Farm, Smoky Mountains
January 24, 2011 | Hotels | 2 Comments
Blackberry Farm, Smoky Mountains
A vacation in the Smoky Mountains zone is always thrilling and amusing, but how about an accommodation here that makes you feel at home? Isn’t that exciting? Well, set in a pristine idyllic surrounding and revealing the home-comfort farm style, the Blackberry Farm is certainly one of the best man-made retreats amidst these natural giants. Stunning views, Sylvanian landscape, a hodgepodge of picket-fenced grounds, and a brand home-on-the-farm experience all together make up for a paradigmatic bucolic sanctuary. However, the Blackberry Farm, although rustic, takes luxury up by a level via its elegant modern decor, Lexus fleet, and try-your-best staff. In short, this refuge is the perfect blend of nature and bliss. Rooms There are a total of 59 rooms and the rates for the double ones start  [...]


Yavapai Lodge: A 3-star hotel for the budget travelers
January 21, 2011 | Hotels | 2 Comments
Yavapai Lodge: A 3-star hotel for the budget travelers
Among all the lodges in the famous Grand Canyon National Park, the Yavapai Lodge is the largest facility of its kind and is located at a distance of half a mile from the frontier. It is at the eastern tip of the Grand Canyon Village (accessible in a mile hike from the village) and is very near to the Canyon View Information Plaza. With contemporary rooms as well as the basic amenities/services, Yavapai Lodge is a convenient stay option for families who wish to stay for a few days in the park. Surrounding the pinyin as well as juniper woodlands, this lodge is the only one after El Tovar to offer the lodging facility with the central air-conditioning in the park. Although it is the least-appealing stay in the Grand Canyon because of the no surrounding great views, Yavapai is the choice of the  [...]


Zion Lodge: The only lodge in the Zion National Park
January 20, 2011 | Hotels | 2 Comments
Zion Lodge: The only lodge in the Zion National Park
‘Zion’ refers to the refuge or place next to God and this feeling is well invoked by this only lodge within the Zion National Park. Tucked well amidst soaring canyons, cliffs, and diverse flora as well as fauna, the Zion Lodge ensures the best stay amidst the park wilderness. Planned by Gilbert Stanley Underwood before some 80 years and rebuilt before 44 years in just 100 days, the lodge’s classic appearance is still well preserved making the visitors feel that they are truly in a national park. However, you need to make reservations before six months in advance and you know why! Rooms The Zion lodge offers historic cabins whose major features are private porch, two double beds, gas log fireplace, and full bath. In addition, there are motel rooms a majority of which offer queen-size  [...]


Island Shangri – La Hong Kong
January 19, 2011 | Hotels | 2 Comments
Island Shangri – La Hong Kong
Welcome to the tallest hotel in Hong Kong! Consider Island Shangri-La Hong Kong as a treat of ultimate luxury, which toughly competes with the majestic ones of London. With over 700 Viennese chandeliers, 500 artworks, luxuriant Tai Ping carpets, and creative flower arrangements, this is my best pick. The unique feature of this hotel is its 17-storey atrium that is the home of a private lounge, soaring antique library, and a grand 16-storey Chinese painting that was made via 40 Beijing artists who rendered it to be the world’s biggest landscape painting. One more admirable aspect of the Island Shangri-La Hong Kong is its location from where the Hong Kong Park, shopping centers of Causeway Bay as well as Pacific Place, and the Exhibition and Convention Center are easily reachable in just 15  [...]


Couples Negril, Jamaica
January 18, 2011 | Hotels | No Comment
Couples Negril, Jamaica
Perched on the stretchy acres of ponds, sand dunes, and tropical vegetation; Couples Negril, Jamaica is adorned with a serene waterfront just nestled on the Bloody Bay. This adult couple-only resort is just 5 miles away from the Negril city and is near the Seven Mile Beach, which means the couples do not only enjoy intimacy amidst the soaking views of the bay, but also can enjoy short trips to the nearby destinations such as the Kool Runnings Water Park (0.8 miles) and Negril Hills Golf Club (4.7 miles). At Couples Negril Jamaica, elegance flanks as well as inculcates each feature in sight. Right from the cozy appeal of the swimming pool to the fascinating draw of an in-room Jacuzzi, something is very mysterious here. I mean you just won’t be able to find out as to from where your endless  [...]