Amazing Sights at Angkor In Cambodia
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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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Celebrated Festivals In Cusco
November 20, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Celebrated Festivals In Cusco
The festivals have occupied a special place in the citizen’s heart and all the feasts are celebrated with the same vigor. During the feasts, dances, handicraft fairs and parades are also organized. Fiesta de Ollantaytambo The feast is celebrated on January 6 with great dances and spiritual processions. Qoyllority The festival combines customs of Andean as well as Catholic and it is celebrated with dance and great music. Toqto Fights It is celebrated on February 2nd and signifies the olden days when people used to fight to get more piece of land. Carnavales The festival that brings happiness is celebrated in the month of February. All Saints Day Celebrated on November 1st. Lord of the Earthquakes Celebrated in between the months of April and March, it will allow you to take a look at mixture  [...]


Cultural Connection Of Cusco
November 20, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Cultural Connection Of Cusco
The city is not only known for its archeology and history but also for its culture and tradition. The city is bestowed with best dance forms due to its Inca heritage and several dances are inspired from Spain also. Similarly, the province is known for its handicrafts that are also influenced by their heritage. The remarkable art form of the citizens is always a thing to memorize as previously the citizens used to possess natural inventiveness but after entrance of the Spaniards, their creativity got blend of their culture also. They are enjoying their cultural lives with colorful clothes, different dance forms their festivals. The city is also prominent for its textiles and the sculptures prepared from clay are also outstanding. The paintings are nowhere behind from claiming their popularity  [...]


Happening Night Lives
November 20, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Happening Night Lives
Cusco spends rocking nightlife and as the city is full of tourists almost every month of the year, the bars and clubs are always thronged by the visitors. Los Perros A happening bar of the city. Norton Rats Tavern A bar where you will be able to hear great music and witness the magnificent view of its surroundings. Mama Africa Frequented by young and happening masses due to the presence of one of the best discotheques in the city. You can even hear music like samba and salsa and live music programs are also hosted in the place. Mythology The place contains restaurant as well as dance floor where you can shake a leg for the entire night. The spot also has movie salon and perfect seating arrangements. Xcess One of the happening clubs that contains bar as well as dance floor. You can even hear  [...]


Exploring Cusco
November 20, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Exploring Cusco
The city is known as archeological capital of America and many of its historical and must see historical places are located in the city premises as well as far away from the city. For the nearby towns you can depend on transport system but the city center being very small you can also rely on pair of feet. Metro and rail services are not available to get into the inner circles of city. By Foot Large part of Cusco can be covered only by walking and prefer to move in a group rather than alone. Public Transport Another best option is public transport and the mode of transport is simply the cheap and the best. The buses are mainly useful in traveling to locations around the Sacred Valley. Taxis The taxis are belongs to authorized companies and are the safest as well as cheap mode of transportation.  [...]


Introducing Cusco
November 20, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Introducing Cusco
With it’s incredible beauty and vibrant ancient feel, the city is becoming one of the prime tourist centers, as a million number of visitors throng the city every year to spend their time qualitatively. Once there, the magnificent city will force you to extend your holiday tour. Many sights are located in a walking distance from each other. The combination of historical and archeological sights will give a pleasurable surprise to your eyes. The Sacred Valley of the Incas, Machu Picchu-one of the best archeological places worldwide, and of course nearby Inca Ruins of Sacsayhuaman, Qenko, Pucapucara and Tambomachay, will lure you towards themselves. The city center is very tiny in size and hence you can take a glimpse of the city by walking rather than hiring any transport. While on foot, the  [...]


Visiting The Attractions Of Cusco
November 20, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Visiting The Attractions Of Cusco
Main Square The square has been a witness to various historical events of the city and during the time of Incas it was known as the 'Square of the warrior'. The journey of stunning 'Inti Raymi' begins from here every year. Coricancha and Santo Domingo The convent is a best example of the most delicate works of architecture in Cusco. The convent is constructed over the extravagant Temple of Qoricancha. A long time ago, the walls of the temple were decorated with gold sheets. Museo Inka The museum displays the best collection of Inca artifacts and you can take the glimpses of the works like jewellery, gold and metal work, and paintings, among all. The Temple of San Blas It came into existence in the 16th century and here you can take a look at finest wood carving patterns of Spanish style. Cathedral  [...]


The Vibrant, Laid Back City of Tunis
November 20, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
The Vibrant, Laid Back City of Tunis
Tunis is the capital of Tunisia. It is a vibrant city that is best enjoyed at a relaxed pace. Away from the glitters of a typical touristy city, Tunis has managed to keep its identity intact, offering the tourists a relaxed vacation amidst the remains of the past and elegance of the present. Location Tunis is in northern Tunisia, which is located in North Africa. Tunisia borders the Mediterranean Sea and is sandwiched between Algeria and Libya. Climate Owing to its varying terrains, Tunisia has three types of climate. The climate in the mountainous northern area of the city is Mediterranean with warm summers and mild and rainy winters. The central regions with its plains have a semi-arid climate with the average rainfall being 200 millimeter in a year and further south is the desert that merges  [...]


Ho Chi Minh City At Its Best
November 19, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Ho Chi Minh City At Its Best
Ho Chi Minh City some times also referred as the Paris of the east. It is one of the largest metropolises in the country. Home for nearly 6 million people the city is the most populated city of the country. The vendors, pagodas and the colonial architecture, the designer boutiques, the street food this city has many shades. The ideal time to visit the city experience the hustle at bustle of the city with the climate at its best is around the month of January or February. In these months the temperature is good and you can surely tolerate the humidity level in the atmosphere. The Tet festival usually occurs in the month of January and February and it is the biggest and most awaited festival of the year. If you are planning to visit the city during this time book the hotels beforehand else you  [...]


Café Culture And Sweet Dishes In Tripoli
November 19, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Café Culture And Sweet Dishes In Tripoli
Tripoli comes as a good entertainment package when it is about food and activities like shopping.  Libya is a strict Arabic country and drinking in public or otherwise is banned here. Nightlife Pub, bar and nightclub culture is not very popular in The North African country of Libya. There are bars in few hotels, but they aren’t very good either. Night out in Tripoli means dining, entertainment though theatres, cinemas’ and a café culture. Some of the good theatres of Tripoli are the al-Rabitah al Thakafiyyah and the Dar al Fann. City complex and Las Salinas to the south  of the city and other places like al-Opera, Rivoli, Colorado etc are some of the cinemas you could go to catch a movie. The city has few cafes that serve you mint tea, juices and sheeshas or nargilah. Most of these cafes  [...]


Reminiscing Tripolitania In Tripoli
November 19, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Reminiscing Tripolitania In Tripoli
Tripoli has a charm of its own. There are a number of tourist destinations in and around the city, especially if you are a history and archaeology enthusiast. Inherent in the city’s heritage and architecture are the influences of the Hellenic, the Byzantine, the ottoman, the Crusaders and lastly the Muslim culture, consequently making Tripoli a tourist attraction in North Africa that you must visit. Here are some of the sites worth visiting in Tripoli. 1. Places of worship in Tripoli A number of religious places of worship and mosques work as embellishments in an otherwise busy city. The mosques and churches around are worth a visit, if not for any religious reasons, then their architecture. The Church of St. John of the Pilgrims Mount At about 200 meters away, to the south of the Castle  [...]


The White Bride Of The Mediterranean
November 19, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
The White Bride Of The Mediterranean
Tripoli or Tarabulus as the city is known in Arabic was once a part of Tripolitania – the province of three cities –Tripoli, Sabratha and Leptis Magna. After the Arab conquest in the 7th century, the city came to be known with what it is called today- Tripoli. The ‘White Bride of the Mediterranean’ as the nick named of the city goes is just apt. It is substantiated by the Arab, Ottoman and the Italian influence on the city’s architecture. Location The capital city of Libya, Tripoli is in North Africa and stretches to about 1820 kilometers along the Mediterranean coastline. The country, Libya shares its eastern border with Egypt. To the southeast of the city is Sudan. The cities of Chad and Niger are to the south of Tripoli and on its west and northwest are Algeria and Tunisia respectively.  [...]