Torres del Paine: It’s a Pleasure
November 26, 2010 – 3:59 am | No Comment
Torres del Paine National Park is separated from a fair distance from Santiago, which is the capital of Chile. The geography toward the south of the country is uneven. The climate, too, is not consistent. This makes Torres del Paine National Park a worthy place to visit. Adventure lovers will keep begging for more.The weather at Torres del Paine National Park can get rough. During summer days, the  [...]

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Natural Wonders
July 14, 2010 – 4:36 am | No Comment
Natural Wonders
Waterfalls are known to be the most amazing and the most exciting places on the earth. They are the most adventurous places on the planet. The waterfalls are splendid and offer 'breathtaking” sites and astounding beauty to see. Though the waterfalls have been regarded as the most beautiful place on the world, yet there are some waterfalls which have earned the reputation of being the most damgerous and the most deadly ones. The Howick Falls in South Africa is known to be the most deadly and the most dangerous fall in the world. The fall is about 95 m tall and is famously referred by the Zulu people as the “Place of the Tall One”. This waterfall is believed to have recoreded around 40 deaths most of them being suicides and accidents, but murders have been listed here also. Despite the  [...]


Travel Picks: Exotic places for asking: “Will you marry me?”
April 19, 2010 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Travel Picks: Exotic places for asking: “Will you marry me?”
“Will you marry me” send jitters down the spine, to the one who is asking and the one who has to answer. Moreover it is the question of the lifetime, whose answer changes the course of lives of the two people in the relationship. Well to ask this question the place has to be special and nothing ordinary about it. Such that it shall hold a significant memory space in your life. listing down such places, which are just the perfect and exotic for asking The Question of Life: “ Will you marry me?” 1. PALAZZO BARBARIGO at Venice in Italy This spectacular 18-room hotel adds modern shots of contemporary plush velvet, with interiors as saucy feather-trim, moody, tantalizing mirrored walls and polished parquet floor and in period details. In bedrooms, of the Junior Suites, the intricate décor  [...]


Mardi Gras – Hope of Light for New Orleans
April 1, 2010 – 12:05 am | 10 Comments
Mardi Gras – Hope of Light for New Orleans
The best time to spend in enjoying Mardi Gras in News Orleans is not in French Quarters but outside it, in the Neighborhoods where it is local. Standing at an intersection in New Orleans, I felt that I was in amidst the mirrors of fun house. In front of was a blue-skinned Vishnu, which is a Hindu God, pointing me the right direction by his eel like arms and behind was standing a rooster crow, when I turned around I noticed his beak to be of gold and cockscomb of blood-red in color. Above against the blue sky, one cannot overlook the people suspended on the balconies of wrought-iron fluttering their arms like sparrows. Then there was a dragon ride with a masked women, I guess so, on it. I wonder is this Mardi Gras? It seems like a complete different place to be. The parade, Bourbon Street Mardi  [...]


Never-Ending Fun of Rio carnival
March 29, 2010 – 12:05 am | 14 Comments
Never-Ending Fun of Rio carnival
Rio Carnival of 2010 was once more rocking Brazil in all its hysterical and outrageous glory. The carnival dates back to 1723 and, like Mardi Gras Carnival, it is also a pre-Lent party, planned to enjoy fully before 40 days of abstinence and sacrifice.  This year’s party kicked of on the 13th of February onwards. Despite the roasting heat (106 Fahrenheit on Tuesday), revelers, and dancers put on an impressive show. And for 2011 year, the rehearsals and booking of the tickets for the Rio Carnival have already begun. Rio carnival is not only famous in Brazil but all over the world. People from all over the world come here to participate in its glamorous parades and events which are promising and full of excitement. Even though the festival is celebrated throughout the villages and towns of  [...]


Chinese New Year in Hong Kong
March 26, 2010 – 2:05 am | 10 Comments
Chinese New Year in Hong Kong
In Hong Kong, Chinese New Year is the most awaited as well as enthusiastically anticipated festival. It’s a very special festival for close ones, families, friends to meet and exchange gifts and have meal together. Chinese New Year is celebrated for the forthcoming arrival of spring as it is considered to be a new start. Traditionally it was celebrated to resolve old debts and gifts in small red covers with money or stuff are given to the children so they have a good start of year. Hong Kong celebrated the New Year with enthusiasm and ostentatious collection of events, celebrations, and ceremonies. It’s the most important festival that is celebrated on the Hong Kong Island which includes fireworks, artistic and cultural performance, firecrackers, dragon dances, and several rows of foods  [...]


Machu Picchu Peru: Lost into the world of beauty
March 8, 2010 – 12:05 am | 8 Comments
Machu Picchu Peru: Lost into the world of beauty
Reach to the mysterious ruins of Machu Picchu, which is in Peru and get fascinated with the alarming beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. You would have never seen a beauty filled with greenery and ruins, making Machu Picchu one of the most stimulating destinations on the planet. So get prepared to embark on a virtual tour that offers activities and spectacular views and scenery all over the sight. Machu Picchu has a height of 7,000 feet above the sea level and is situated on the small hilltop between the Andean Mountain Range. From the top of the hill, you can take breathtaking glimpses of the majestic city. The wonder Machu Picchu boasts the glory of vicalamba Valley that lies at a distance of 80 kilometres towards the northwest of Cuzco. From this site, the Urubamba River could be  [...]


Embrace Christ the Redeemer at Rio de Janeiro
March 4, 2010 – 12:07 am | 8 Comments
Embrace Christ the Redeemer at Rio de Janeiro
Imagine getting a hug from a thirty-meter statute. Sometimes we have heard that the God is a Brazilian. Well don’t know about that, but at least we can see a small part of him in Portuguese as Christ O Redentor or in Rio de Janeiro as Statue of Christ the Redeemer. The Christ the Redeemer is one of the best Statues, which gives a permanent hug to the city of Brazil below it. The width of one hand to other measures around Thirty meter! The Statue of the Christ the Redeemer, on the apex of the Corcovado Mountain, is one of the most loved and admired statue in Brazil. The statute is situated in Rio de Janeiro at the 2,300 feet height at the top of the Corcovado Mountain. It weights approximately 635 tons and is 120 feet tall. The statue of Jesus Christ is among the new Seven World of the World.  [...]


Selecting Top 10 Cruise Destinations – A Very Intricate Task
February 25, 2010 – 1:11 am | 25 Comments
Selecting Top 10 Cruise Destinations – A Very Intricate Task
If you are looking for a serene excursion along some of the most beautiful coastlines in the world, this list can probably help you. So, put on your sunscreen and sip a margarita while I take you through a top 10 cruise destinations. 10. Panama Canal This canal is probably world’s most remarkable engineering project ever built. However, it’s not the only reason for suggesting this cruise trip. Two colossal oceans are joined and continents are separated by Panama Canal. The panoramas you will find here are extremely stupefying. However, the humidity and heat here is quite painful, but didn’t I ask you to get your sunscreen along? 9. Aruba If they have Las Vegas, Caribbean has Aruba. With hundreds of luxurious resorts and lavish casinos, Aruba is a place to splurge. However, Aruba is endowed  [...]


Top Romantic Travel Destinations In The World
February 8, 2010 – 1:11 am | 7 Comments
Top Romantic Travel Destinations In The World
Had a Break-up? Time to Celebrate There are numerous romantic places around the world for couples to spend the awaiting Valentine’s Day. However, it gets quite difficult for singles to hang out and hook up with someone as most of the sexy lasses are engaged, especially for this day. My suggestion is don’t fret at all because here is the list of top ten romantic travel destinations around the world tailor-made for bachelors. The happiest person, according to me, is Hugh Hefner and the best place to hang out on Valentine’s Day is the Play Boy Mansion. Okay, I admit it’s not a feasible option for most of us. That’s why this place is ranked 10th by me. If you can, however, try and manage to get in, it would be your best Valentine’s Day ever. I am sure you wouldn’t miss your ex a bit.  [...]


Splurge, Squander, and Fritter Away: It’s Betting Time
February 4, 2010 – 12:10 am | 5 Comments
Splurge, Squander, and Fritter Away: It’s Betting Time
Maybe it’s a virtue for many but I sincerely find it quite exasperating to save money (more than necessary) for wife and kids. Okay, I admit it’s good but definitely not a virtue if you cannot enjoy fortune earned by you. And the easiest method to squander is gambling. And if luck’s with you, maybe you can give you wife more than you could have ever thought. Like every vacationing spot, there are numerous places to splurge. Some like hot countries (hey, hot weather it is), some cold; some prefer countryside, some like gambling on the beach. So, here it is – The list of top ten gambling destinations. Okay, there are people who neither prefer countryside, nor beach. They like it off the land. No, not in a plane but on a cruise. Most of the exquisite cruise tours have an in-house casino.  [...]