Paradise Lost In Adventure
August 31, 2011 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Sprays of water, enough excitement and dollops of adventure – Isn’t this you look out for when on an adventure spree? So it is but obvious this kind of challenging activity should be sought for as the ideal getaway and what better sport than river rafting to resort to. Rafting is an exciting outdoor sport that is mainly done with the help of an inflatable boat. One has to navigate an entire river with the help of this boat and the roughness of the water and the unpredictable flow thrills the raft lovers. This is almost a leisure sport today and dates back to the 1970s. sometimes it could be dangerous so caution is the keyword. With the multi layered boat which is very durable the boat comes in different shapes and sizes and one only has to learn to know to maneuver it. In India, river  [...]

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The Taj Mahal – A Journey down the Historical Love Lane

August 29, 2011 | Historic Destination | No Comment
The Taj Mahal – A Journey down the Historical Love Lane Looming over the skies of Agra, the city in Northern India, the River Yamuna witnesses one of the Seven Wonders of the World - the Taj Mahal. Agra, one important Indian historic destination thus enthralls the tourist with its magnificence and grandeur. Existing since the 16th century, this love monument has the tomb of Mumtaz Mahal the Queen of Emperor Shah Jahan. Agra, a part of the Golden Triangle Tour in Indian Tourism. is an important historical Indian destination not only because of the Taj Mahal but because of its historical past too. Well connected with the world the Agra Cantt is the main railway station and Agra the airport nearby. While in Agra, the Taj Mahal automatically becomes an important tourist spot. Festivals of Indian arts, crafts and the culture are held in the month of February at this pristine monument.  A procession consisting of drummers, camels and elephants is a spectacular sight. There is also a food festival and entertainment for the kids. It is worthwhile to see this festival and the venue is historical as this where it is believed that the artisans constructing Taj Mahal used to reside. The striking feature of the city is to see the Taj Mahal changing colors as per the changing light in the day. Tourists are advised not to entertain the beggars here as they would only fleece you if your show you are ignorant. Another lovely place to visit in Agra is the Mehtab Bagh which was earlier a garden during the Mughal rule. Tourists come here to experience exotica incomparable. Though Agra is dirty and ill organized yet the trip is necessary as the  [...]

Holi – A Coloured Occasion in India
August 26, 2011 | Festivals | No Comment
Holi – A Coloured Occasion in India
Isn’t it a wonderful custom of celebrating with colors? With greens and blues and pinks donning our body and with only fun, love and warmth to share, it is no wonder that Indians look forward to this festival of colors Holi. Mainly celebrated in India, this spring celebration is also celebrated in Nepal, Sri Lanka, Trinidad, Fiji, Mauritius, Guyana, Malaysia and many other countries. Also known as Dhuli Vandan in Sanskrit, this is celebrated to mark the culmination of winter in India and is followed by the next day Rangapanchami which is the festival of colors. Taking its roots from the legendary story of the demoness Holika burning in a pyre holding Prahlada an Indian legendary hero who was the son of the demon Hiranyakashipu. HIranyakashipu wanted to kill Prahlad and made him sit on a pyre  [...]


Where the Elephant God Lands – Ganesh Chaturthi
August 24, 2011 | Festivals | No Comment
Where the Elephant God Lands – Ganesh Chaturthi
It is said that when God takes birth, the world is the carpet and the universe is the witness. Such is the grandeur that is seen during the Indian festival Ganesh Chaturthi. This Hindu festival of the son of the Indian God Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati is celebrated revering the birth of Lord Ganesha the god of  wisdom and fortune. So come the months of August- September and India is replete with celebrations of this festival especially in Western and Southern India. It is also celebrated in the United States, Fiji and Canada apart from nearby Nepal. It is believed that the great Indian leader Chhatrapati Shivaji started this festival and it was the Indian social leader Lokmanya Tilak who converted it into a much publicized festival with a bid to end the gap between Indian communities. Thus  [...]


Four Seasons Hotel, Amman
July 29, 2011 | Hotels | No Comment
Four Seasons Hotel, Amman
Whenever a traveler heads for a trip, he always ensures to check-in at the Four Seasons Hotel, the luxurious hotel based in the heart of Jordan’s Capital. Situated in the proximity of Al Sweifiyah, the posh residential zone of Amman, Four Seasons Hotel offers the finest of comforts and luxuries to discerning business and leisure travelers. Surrounded by hilltops, Four Seasons Hotel comes well replete with 192 well appointed guest rooms & suites, lavish restaurants, multi-speciality spa center, swimming pool, fitness center, spacious meeting rooms and grand ballrooms. Whether it is work or celebration, Four Seasons Hotel is always the first preference of countless business travelers, leisure explorers and global tourists. If you are planning for a short vacation in Amman, then do spend  [...]


Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace, Budapest
July 27, 2011 | Hotels | No Comment
Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace, Budapest
Situated at Roosevelt Ter 5-6, 1051 Budapest, Hungary, Four Seasons Hotel Gresham  Palace blends comfort with ultra modern technology to offer an unmatched hospitality and luxury to countless business travelers and leisure explorers. Nestled in the proximity of Roosevelt Square, Four Seasons  Hotel Gresham Palace is reflection of elegance, tranquility and rejuvenation. If you are a business traveler heading for a business trip at Budapest, then do halt at Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace to enjoy a wide array of opulent amenities offered by the dedicated hotel staff. Located far from the hustle and bustle of city, Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace comes fully furnished with 179 well appointed rooms, in-house dining venue, luxurious spa, high speed internet accessibility, multi-line telephones  [...]


Le Sirenuse Hotel, Italy
July 25, 2011 | Hotels | No Comment
Le Sirenuse Hotel, Italy
Situated at 84017, Positano, Italy, Le Sirenuse Hotel is a wonderful abode where there in no dearth of convenience and every guest happily departs from this place to return again for a convenient trip. Offering the panoramic views of Amalfi Coast to travelers, this delightful hotel offers a fantastic space to business as well as leisure travelers. Located 50 kms from Naples, Le Sirenuse has been felicitated with numerous awards as the best spa hotel in Europe. Recommended and rated as the best leisure hotel by several travel magazines, Le Sirenuse Hotel is a fine oasis of serenity which has been captivating countless travelers and explorers around the globe. Started in 1951, this luxurious hotel of Italy has always focused to take convenience to the next level so that guests are privileged  [...]


Raffles Hotel, Singapore
July 22, 2011 | Hotels | No Comment
Raffles Hotel, Singapore
Raffles, Singapore is more than a hotel. It’s a sanctuary, bliss and a rejuvenating abode for business travelers and leisure explorers to indulge in comfort, serenity and luxury. For more than 120 years, Raffles Hotel is continuing to render exceptional hospitality to innumerable corporate travelers, adventurous explorers and foreign tourists. Situated in the vicinity of lush tropical gardens, Raffles Hotel is a blend of convenience and elegance and radiates tranquility all over the surroundings. If Jamaica Inn Hotel was inspiration for Daphne Du Maurier, then Raffles Hotel has also been used as a backdrop for some novels written by Rudyard Kipling. Planning for a holiday in Singapore? Then enjoy a memorable holiday by halting at Raffles, Singapore. Situated at 1 Beach Road, Raffles, Singapore  [...]


Fullerton Hotel – A best hotel to spend your vacation in Singapore
July 20, 2011 | Hotels | No Comment
Fullerton Hotel – A best hotel to spend your vacation in Singapore
Luxury, bliss, rejuvenation and fun is what every guest experiences while staying at Fullerton Hotel, the Singapore’s most happening and renowned luxury hotel. Situated at 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore, Fullerton Hotel is a perfect destination for business and leisure travelers to indulge in luxury and comforts. Planning for a holiday to Singapore? Then do enjoy your holiday in Singapore by halting at Fullerton Hotel, the most luxurious and reliable hotel where you can enjoy the best of luxuries during your trip at Singapore. This luxury hotel of Singapore is replete with wide array of opulent facilities which comprise 400 well appointed rooms and suites which are aesthetically designed to offer 100% rejuvenation, luxury and comfort to discerning business travelers. A best holiday abode for  [...]


Vaticans Museums, Rome
July 18, 2011 | Art Museums | No Comment
Vaticans Museums, Rome
Situated in Rome, Vaticans Museums are one of the remarkable museums where visitors can explore the exceptional, noteworthy sculptures and the great paintings made during the renaissance period. This large museum is the center of attraction and is visited by millions of visitors every year. Whether you want to see Caravaggio’s Entombment or great paintings like St. Jerome in the wilderness made by Leonardo da Vinci, you can capture this entire classic works in your camera at Vaticans Museum. The fascination and desire to see the classic sculptures and paintings captivates several visitors to visit this place repeatedly and study the rare, finished and unfinished artworks made by prominent personalities like Raphael, Nicolas Poussin, Titian, Fra Angelico and Giotto. These museums were founded  [...]


Best places to see in Warsaw
July 13, 2011 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Best places to see in Warsaw
Situated on the Vistula river, Warsaw is the capital city of Poland which is surrounded by several tourist destinations like Royal Castle, King Zygmunt’s Column, Market Square, Barbican, Saxon Garden and Lazienki park. Warsaw is one of the cities of Poland which has faced the wrath of world war and got resurrected by the efforts of the local citizens. If you want to explore the happening destinations in Warsaw, then let’s give you some information on some best places in Warsaw. 1) Royal castle – This old, historical castle of Warsaw is the most happening destination which was once the official abode of Polish empire. Situated at the entrance of Warsaw old town, this historical castle has endured many blows and attacks made by German, Russian and Swedish armies. If you want to get a glimpse  [...]


The Greek Temple, Parthenon The Greek Temple, Parthenon
Parthenon is a temple of Greece dedicated to Athena, the Greek Goddess. The inhabitants of Greece used to consider Goddess Athena as their Patron. The construction of this temple started in 447BCand continued for 9 years; however, although the main construction work of Parthenon was completed by 438BC, the decoration continued till 432BC. In current Greece, the Parthenon is the most significant surviving construction that belongs to the ancient Greek Civilization. The current building that stands in the place of the original Parthenon of ancient Greece is the reconstruction of the actual temple. In the year 1687, Parthenon experienced the biggest blow faced by it till date. It was the year when Venetians under the leadership of Francesco Morosini invaded Athens; other than that the group of  [...]


Packing Tips: What to Pack while Traveling with Your Baby? 
July 8, 2011 | Travel Tips | No Comment
Packing Tips: What to Pack while Traveling with Your Baby? 
It may be a short trip or a long vacation, but when you are traveling with your baby, you will have to make sure that you have done your packing perfectly. When you have your baby with you, you will need to pack a lot of baby clothing even while going for a short trip. However, that should not trouble you much. Just like your little one, her clothes are also small and will not take away much room. As you do for packing for the other members of your family, you must take baby clothing depending on the climatic condition of the place you are traveling to. If you are going to stay in air-conditioned rooms during the vacation, you must carry some winter clothing for your baby even if the basic weather of the place is hot. Babies can catch cold if they stay in air-conditioned rooms for longer duration  [...]


Travelling from London by plane
Gatwick airport Gatwick airport is the largest and most popular south eastern airport and is approximately 28 miles from Central London, making the airport easily accessible from the city's major train stations. Handling thousands of passengers on a daily basis, UK residents and travellers alike can fly to hundreds of destinations worldwide including countries within the USA, India and Europe to name a few. Gatwick airport boasts ample facilities, including restaurants, shops bars and duty free and there is a vast amount of Gatwick parking available both on and off site for those travelling to Gatwick from beyond or outside of London.

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