Amazing Sights at Angkor In Cambodia
February 13, 2014 – 4:34 am | No Comment
Angkor is a UNESCO protected city and the largest archaeological sites in South East Asia stretching in an area of 400 km. It is a destination which has the remains of the Khmer regime and the parks, temples and hydraulic structures mesmerize you with its sheer grandeur and splendour. Every year millions tourist cross flock to this amazing fairy tale land and enter Angkor Wat, the largest religious  [...]

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Trekking in the Garhwal locales
March 21, 2012 | Travel Destinations | No Comment
Trekking in the Garhwal locales
India, the land of adventure, thrill, and travel escapades provides the ultimate fantasy destination for all those who wish to traverse this part of the world with that element of excitement that is so much a part of travels here. With the innumerable trekking options that are available in this sub continent come to India and enjoy the exciting activities of mountaineering, rock climbing, camping as also camel safaris and motor biking in areas which provide you the greatest luxuries of adventure travel. Amongst the many trekking routes in India, the Garhwal Himalayan trekking route surely deserves a mention as it is one of the major travel escapades in the country. Alongwith the Sikkim and the Ladakh Himalayas, the trekking fever here is at its height due to the presence of the elegant waterfalls  [...]


Halle Tony Garnier Halle Tony Garnier
Halle Tony Garnier is a major concert hall and exhibition venue in Lyon, France. The concert hall has an extremely eventful past, and is considered among the best auditoriums in France. There have been major acts like A C / D C, Metallica, Aerosmith, Mark Knopfler, Sting and many more international artists and pop singers. The Halle Tony Garnier was erected in the period between the years 1909 & 1914. The concert hall is in the nature of an icon for the city of Lyon. The Hall was opened in the year 1914 at first as a part of the “industrial city” project. In the present time, the halle Tony Garnier is a venue for concerts, performances and exhibitions, it is a fact known to few that the concert hall was until quite recently a meat market for the city of Lyon. The Halle Tony Garnier  [...]


The Pinnacles The Pinnacles
The Pinnacles were not discovered until the 1960’s in Australia. It was added to Nambung National Park to preserve the unique natural formation. On an average 250,000 visitors throng it. The best time to go here is from August to October when wildflowers bloom. It is best viewed in the early morning light or late afternoon. The Park is also rich in its wildlife population and you can find here Kangaroos and emus which are endemic to the region. The raw material here is sea shells that have been left by from an earlier epoch when the area was rich in marine life. By the forces of nature these shells were broken down into sands which were rich in the lime content. They formed mobile dunes. Others say that they were formed due to the leaching of lime from wind blown sand. Rain cemented the lower  [...]


Redwood National Park: A Natural Wonder
November 23, 2010 | Travel Destinations | No Comment
Redwood National Park: A Natural Wonder
The coast redwoods are the greatest natural treasure of America. They are also among the tallest trees on the planet. Redwood National Park has been home to several species of these trees, which are simply magnificent. The lands of Redwood National Park are located along Northern California’s coast. Redwood National Park is situated between Orick and Crescent City. The park contains nearly 40% of the redwood forest. The forest once thrived along the north central and northern coast of California. Redwood National Park is spread over 75,452 acres. It includes 19,640 acres of old forests. Redwood National is not very large, but it is a sight to behold. The park comprises of four distinct units: Redwood National Park and three parks, including Jedediah Smith, Prairie Creek Redwoods, and Del  [...]


Pamukkale in Turkey: Behold the terraced water pools
November 16, 2010 | Travel Destinations | No Comment
Pamukkale in Turkey: Behold the terraced water pools
Nestled in the southwest district of Denizli, Pamukkale in Turkey has attained international recognition because of shimmering natural pools. It is a complex of terraced pools that has gained the attention of many experts as well as tourists since the ancient times. The Pamukkale pools are located in the Inner Aegean region that adorns the River Menderes’ valley where there is continuous moderate climate. Pamukkale in Turkey has now become one of the top tourist destinations because of its this unusual wonder that feature glowing white cascades. Pamukkale is a Turkish name, which in English stands for a ‘cotton castle’. It is made up of two words wherein pamuk indicates ‘cotton’, while kale means ‘castle’. This natural spectacle has been named so due to that catchy white color  [...]


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  [...]


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  [...]


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  [...]