The Foochow Festival at China
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The Foochow Festival at China In the Southern province of Fukien and Kwangtung, China, and if you are an avid kite flyer, there is an amazing kite flying competition held every year and a must visit destination for kite enthusiasts. At the Foochow Kite Festival, the kites displayed are immense mean machines with greatest ingenuity of design and heavens are flooded with thousands of colourful kites  [...]

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Travel Tips – Tips At The Screening Checkpoint
May 20, 2011 | Travel Tips | No Comment
Travel Tips – Tips At The Screening Checkpoint
So you get all set to travel and you have everything in place. You then get detained at the security checkpoint for some silly metal that gets detected in your clothing or some metal item in your purse lets out the beep. Such glitches can be avoided and this kind of last minute worry can be tackled by understanding the system behind travelling. Travel tips offers you the way to travel through security checkpoints. These are operated by the officers in charge of transportation security from the Transportation Security Administration. These checkpoints are for our safety and to avoid any kind of terrorism being encouraged. This ensures that no kind of weapon gets aboard the plane and no kind of items prohibited find their way in. The passengers and the baggage are screened well to avoid any  [...]


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  [...]


Metropolitan Museum of Art: An attraction to behold – II
May 18, 2011 | Art Museums | No Comment
Metropolitan Museum of Art: An attraction to behold – II
In the previous article, we had a look on some of the most famous departments of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Continuing with the tour of historical marvels, in this article, we shall look on some more wonderful departments of this museum in Manhattan. The museum is an architectural wonder, and has a huge number of collections that are worthy of interest for aficionados of sculpture and art from various parts of the world. European Sculpture and Decorative Arts Regarded as among the largest departments, this collection is the venue of over 50,000 objects right since the 15th century. Focusing more on the Renaissance sculpture, the department also is the home of a plethora of glass and ceramic pieces, jewelry, tapestries, furniture, textiles, and mathematical tools. You will get a chance  [...]


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  [...]


Hotel Keio Plaza, Tokyo
May 16, 2011 | Hotels | No Comment
Hotel Keio Plaza, Tokyo
Tokyo is the heart of all metropolitan cities in the world and is regarded at par with the metros of Europe and USA. The city is filled with all the amenities the modern day world demands. It also contains hotels of premium quality and Hotel Keio Plaza is one among them. The hotel is situated in the business center of Tokyo. It is just 5 blocks away from the station Shinjuku and very close to the Metropolitan Government Building of Tokyo. The hotel houses in it, restaurants and entertainment centers of international scales. Rooms The size of the Hotel Keio Plaza Tokyo can be realized by the number of guests rooms in it as there are 1436 guest rooms. You can visit Tokyo at anytime of the year and you will find a nook in Hotel Keio Plaza. The rooms are all well furnished with high speed internet  [...]


Cerulean Tower Hotel, Tokyo
May 13, 2011 | Hotels | No Comment
Cerulean Tower Hotel, Tokyo
The Cerulean Tower Hotel in Tokyo is located in the site from where the popular fashion destinations of the city are nearby. The districts like Harajuku, Shibuya and Aoyama. These places are known for the best garments and art works in Japan. While you reside at the hotel, a little stroll can make you reach thee places at ease. The name of the Cerulean Tower Hotel clearly defines the gigantic height of it, which is a 40 storey building in the heart of Tokyo. The entertainment amenities are a plenty in it as the hotel houses well-equipped theaters and jazz clubs for its guests. The best part of the hotel is the dramatic view of the city from all the rooms as all of the rooms, face the city and the enormous height gives you the panoramic view easily. Rooms Although the Cerulean Tower Hotel is  [...]


Hotel Metropolitan, Tokyo
May 12, 2011 | Hotels | No Comment
Hotel Metropolitan, Tokyo
Tokyo is a true metro as the city has made itself wrap up in the nutshell of tube rail, have markets selling goods of all the parts of the world, purveying all the modern day amenities and above all has the most stunning Hotel Metropolitan situated within its boundaries. The hotel is situated almost next to the Metropolitan Art Space, which worth for watch and tourists often throng at the place. Guests of the hotel don’t need to toil on the rods as they will take just 80 minutes to reach the hotel from the international airport of Tokyo. The hotel is located just a single block away from Ikebukuro Station. The features of the hotels are noteworthy as you will see five different restaurants in Hotel Metropolitan. The restaurants are well known for its culinary delights and offer some of the  [...]


Shibuya Tobu Hotel in Tokyo
May 11, 2011 | Hotels | No Comment
Shibuya Tobu Hotel in Tokyo
Staying in Tokyo and watching the well known attractions of the city can only happen if you stay in a strategic place that is near to the places of high attraction. Shibuya Tobu Hotel Tokyo makes you stay in such a wonderful place from where the NHK Hall is very close, Tokyo tower is situated in a walking distance and Yoyogi Park can be reached by simple stroll for few minutes. The amenity matrix of the Shibuya Tobu Hotel is really huge and has a wide variety of drinks, coffee and cuisines for the guests. The total number of rooms of Shibuya Tobu Hotel is 205 and hence there is a chance that all will be booked in case you are late in reserving them. All the rooms of the Shibuya Tobu Hotel Tokyo have crystal clear city view. The rooms are provided with equipments like televisions, refrigerators  [...]


Hotel Sunroute Tokyo
May 10, 2011 | Hotels | No Comment
Hotel Sunroute Tokyo
The dreamland Tokyo cannot be best explained in words and staying in Hotel Sunroute Plaza is most important to know the real magic of Tokyo. The Hotel Sunroute Tokyo is located across the street that ends at Shinjuku Station, and within a km’s distance from the hotel is government building of Tokyo Metropolitan. The Hotel Sunroute has endless amenities, which makes it a landmark in itself and tourists enjoy every minute spent within Sunroute. The Hotel Sunroute has 624 well furnished guests’ rooms and the entire hotel has 14 stories.  The guest rooms have four different categories like non-smoking economy double room, standard queen room, standard twin room and bright single room. The economy room is affordable but has less equipment and amenities like the rest and have only common electronic  [...]


Conrad Hotel, Tokyo
May 9, 2011 | Hotels | No Comment
Conrad Hotel, Tokyo
Conrad Hotel in Tokyo is the best place to grab the essence of Tokyo as it is placed within the Shiodome area of the city and the bay skyline of Tokyo is just next to it. The hotel is just five minutes away from the Ginza Shopping Center where you can pick the most treasured souvenirs form you friend and folks. Within a distance of 0.7 km, Tsukiji Fish Market and Hamarikyu Garden is situated. The hotel is renowned for its amenities and guests can find it as their best adobe in Tokyo while they move around the city. Rooms The Conrad Hotel Tokyo has a massive area and the building has 37 stories which offer a panoramic view of the Shiodome area of Tokyo. You can also see the Tokyo Bay and Hamarikyu Garden and Tokyo bay and the guests will receive the treasured personalized service of Conrad,  [...]


Peninsula Hotel, Tokyo
May 6, 2011 | Hotels | No Comment
Peninsula Hotel, Tokyo
The trip to Tokyo can be a fabulous experience when you stay in the Peninsula Hotel.  This is one of the renowned hotels of the country and people often come to stay there for the purpose of making their trip to Japan a memorable one. The hotel is placed in a strategic position as it is near the royal palace and the Hibiya Park. The 5 star hotel is placed beside the shopping capital of Tokyo Ginza and you have to walk just 5 minutes to reach the arcade. Just 10 minutes walking distance will take you to the popular Kabuki-za Theater. The tour in Japan can be lifetime experience if you stay in Peninsula Hotel Tokyo. The hotel has 5 chic restaurants and one among them is Peter that offered a grand view of Tokyo from its 24th floor. Rooms The guest rooms of Peninsula Hotel Tokyo are highly spacious  [...]