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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Montevideo Nightlife
November 30, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Montevideo Nightlife
Montevideo’s nightlife rocks as the place is full of discos, bars and nightclubs and the locals are also fond of spending lively nightlife. Café Misterio The place is frequented by the locals La Casa de Becho One of the happening tango clubs in the city Espacio Guambia It is a café as well as bar that play live music too Mariachi You can hear live music and the place also contains disco Cabildo One of the happening dance spots of the city wherein you will  be able to see the dance floor  jam-packed by the dancers and nice drinks are also provided. Café Misterio The bar is frequented by the locals and it along with the drinks also serves tasty cuisines. La casa de becho The city’s most renowned place as far as tango music is concerned Mariachi bar This spot is the best for enjoying  [...]


Fiesta Time Throughout The Year
November 28, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Fiesta Time Throughout The Year
Marrakech is meant for outlandish travelers, who enjoy walking around the souks, get an insight of the city’s present and past life through its contemporary galleries and its museums, the medina and the cultural and commercial center Djemma el Fna. French influence is clearly visible in streets of the French built Gueliz. Festivals and cultural events show how the city is adapted to the present times. For instance, the Marrakech Film Festival has screenings of commercial movies from Hollywood and Bollywood. The restaurants across the city serve a variety of cuisine; there are Pizza places for Italian lovers, French recipes at many of the restaurants here and also a fusion of Moroccan dishes. Café culture is prominent during the evenings, more than the city’s night scene. Of course, the  [...]


Drinks And Food At Night In Marrakech
November 27, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Drinks And Food At Night In Marrakech
Entertainment at evenings in Marrakech has a wide range. It has discos, belly dancing, traditional and simple entertainment at cafes in medina and also around Djemma el Fna, as well a good bars and clubs that stay open till late. Marrakech is perhaps the most liberated of all cities of the North African country of Morocco, when it comes to nightlife and drinking. Some restaurants also serve good music with good food. Bars Most of the bars are in the hotels here and they are also the preferred ones. The Hotel Tazi bar is more of a TV lounge with a good stock of imported and local beers. The Piano bar at Hotel Jardins de la Koutoubia has a romantic ambience where you can listen to your requests played by the pianist, while you are sipping your cocktail by the pool. Le Churchill at Hotel La Mamounia  [...]


Present Culture, Developed From The Past
November 26, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Present Culture, Developed From The Past
No doubt that Tripoli, the Capital City of Libya is a rapidly developing town. As the Capital of the North African country of Libya, it is its political center and because of its Geographical location, along the Mediterranean Sea, it has always been a major trading centre since the ancient times because of its port and still is a commercial hub of the country. Consequently, the culture that has developed over the years in Tunis is a mixed bag that transcends boundaries. History, its influence on Tripoli’s culture The present city of Tripoli was once a part of the city the province of Tripolitania which comprised of three cities. These three cities were Tripoli, Sabratha and Leptis Magna. After the Arab conquered the city in 7th century, it came to be known with its present name of Tripoli.  [...]


Amidst The Ruins Of The Past – Tunis Culture
November 25, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Amidst The Ruins Of The Past – Tunis Culture
With beautiful beaches along the Mediterranean Sea and under abundant sunshine, Tunis, the capital city of Tunisia, thrives as a tourist destination. Adding dimension to the city’s attraction are the remains of the past. These remains tell you the story of the rulers who came, went away or settled here. In either of these situations, none of them missed to leave the impressions of their culture behind. People, places and culture The Romans, French, British and of course the Arabic world of architecture is reflected in the ruins and old structure of this city in North Africa. While almost 99 per cent of the people follow Islam, the place accommodates all cultures and religion as is suggested by the presence of Churches and temples. Thanks to its Geography, Tunisia was easily accessible to  [...]


Restaurants And Night Life- Lima
November 24, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Restaurants And Night Life- Lima
Lima is best known for its gastronomy and whether it is Peruvian cuisine or international, they serve it all containing delicious flavor.However, ceviche remains the number one dish amongst all the dishes offered by restaurants and the dish is seen on menu list of almost every restaurant. Among all the premises of the city, Miraflores contains numerous excellent restaurants. Astrid y Gaston It is found by Gaston Acurio, a renowned chef of Peru, and the place serves the tasty food and provides flawless service. It is frequented by the locals. Casa Hacienda Moreyra The place offers vegetarian as well as non vegetarian food from all over the world. However, the menu list is mainly occupied by the elegant Peruvian cuisine. Cebichería La Mar One of the trendy places in the city that offers sushi  [...]


Lima Key Attractions-Lima
November 23, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Lima Key Attractions-Lima
Plaza de Armas or Plaza Mayor (Main Square) It is a Main Square of the city and the beginning point from where you can begin your journey in the city. The site demonstrates colonial grace through its stylish gardens and the fountains made up of bronze. In the north part of the square is the affluent Palacio de Gobierno, a government palace. Palacio de Torre Tagle It came into existence in the year 1735 and it contains the marvelous balconies those are carved with wood. The house was acquired by the government in the year 1918 and since than it turned Foreign Ministry’s address. Its staircases and storerooms also will give you a feel of delightful sight. Miraflores and Barranco Most of the city elites reside in Miraflores and Barranco. The entire Lima can be toured through Miraflores and a  [...]


Transportation System Of Lima
November 22, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Transportation System Of Lima
The city contains many historical places and the monuments are located far away from each other and the city suburbs. Hence, to attain all the places, you have to depend on transport systems. Public Transport It is a mass mode of transportation and regarded as the cheap and best by the locals. The system is consisting of approximately 650 transit routes and tickets are made available by the driver. You will get three types of buses ie, municipal buses or simply called ‘buses’, microbus- a private bus, and combis or mini buses. The transportation system covers all the major areas of the city. Taxis The taxis are available in every nook and corner of the city and you can also get the service by making a phone call to them. The meter system doesn’t exists in the taxis hence, you have to  [...]


Ruins And Life Of Tunis
November 21, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Ruins And Life Of Tunis
Being the capital city of the Tunisian Republic, Tunis also qualifies as the commercial and entertainment center of the country. Historical ruins, like that of Carthage, the museums in the city, the mosques and the median, all speak of the rich history of Tunis that can be traced back to the 2nd Millennium BC. A number of mosques, mausoleums, medina and madarsas not only speak of the religious culture of the city, they also exemplify fine architectural styles. Here are some prominent sites of Tunis 1.The Carthage Originally a city of Phoenician trade, Carthage was ruined in 146 BC under the Romans and flourished again in under the rule of Julius Caesar in 44 BC and established itself as one of the great ports of the Roman Mediterranean. It is centrally located on a peninsula and is a major  [...]


Introducing Lima
November 20, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Introducing Lima
One of the largest cities of Peru, Lima’s architecture is mix-match of many styles due to variations that took place in its history. Cultural as well as economic hub of Peru, the city is satiated with great history and excellent culture. It is located in the midst of the foothills of the Andes and the Pacific Ocean. A doorway to sensational sights like Lake Titicaca, Amazon jungle and last but not the least Machu Picchu, it becomes the must visit spot for the tourists to Peru. With this, Lima has become one of the renowned tourism industries in the world. The city founded in 1535 by Francisco Pizarro, a Spanish Conquistador, and its culture is inspired from Andean, Asian and European.  In 1988, the Historic Center of Lima was pronounced as the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city possesses  [...]


Evening Tea On Café Terraces
November 20, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Evening Tea On Café Terraces
If you want to take a break from the mesmerizing destinations of the city and fear getting lost into its past, there are plenty of other options to have a good time while you are in Tunis. There are a couple of bars and nightclubs in the Capital City of Tunisia, though most of them in large hotels and hence expensive. Only one or two of them would make for a comfortable ambience for women who wish to drink. However, there are a number of cafes around, where you can sip your tea and watch the worlds pass by. You could also try the cuisine that the restaurants serve here and there are a number of them that suit the pockets of all. Shopping too can be great fun in Tunis, especially in its medina. Nightlife in Tunis The night out scene at this North African city may not be very loud, but it is  [...]