Boulevard of Chile
May 27, 2010 – 4:28 am | No Comment
The Republic of Chile in South America adds a historic revelation in the tourism of the country. Set in the narrow coastal strip between the Andes Mountain and the Pacific Ocean, the country is truly beautiful in its unique way. Chile attracts tourists from all over the world, due to its remarkable location. Peru borders to the north, Argentina to the east, Drake Passage to the far south and Bolivia  [...]

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Bongo Flava And Other Flavours Of Dar es Salaam
November 10, 2009 – 1:12 am | No Comment
Bongo Flava And Other Flavours Of Dar es Salaam
Being the Capital of Tanzania, the city of Dar es Salaam reflects a culture that’s reflective of the authentic local traditions while adapting to the contemporary time. Music and Dance The love for music runs across the city. The Radio here is the platform for all kinds of music and is also the forum fro the local bands to launch themselves and be heard by their city people. Rap music is one of the favourite forms of music her and Ras Nas, a law-graduate is one of the popular rapper of the city, who is also gaining international acclaim. Hip hop music too is popular here, especially among the youth of Dar es Salaam and it in fact manages to touch social chords with the themes of music being socially relevant like HIV AIDS, etc. Both the museums of this city – The National Museum  [...]


Shopping And Night Out At Dar es Salaam
November 10, 2009 – 12:13 am | No Comment
Shopping And Night Out At Dar es Salaam
While not very popular for its night life, the place is still good for a night out, provided you love music. Bars and night clubs Some of the night clubs worth visiting are the Cynics Café and the Wine bar, the Q-bar to name a few. Most of these places are also referred as sports bars as along with the drinks, they screen sports, if not live music. Bars in a hotel are a safe and descent bet for a good cocktail such as that in the Kilimanjaro Hotel. Slipway, The Corner Bar in Masaki, The Garden Bistro with Indian, African and Western Music  and The Irish Pub in Masaki too make for a good night out as well. Among the nightclubs in Dar es Salaam, the Bilicanas is a popular one. It has all kinds of music as well, ranging from Congolese to hip-hop. California dreamers is another popular  [...]


Dalla-Dallas And Ferries To Travel In
November 9, 2009 – 11:37 am | No Comment
Dalla-Dallas And Ferries To Travel In
Commuting in Dar es Salaam is fairly easy, though with the usual obstacles that a busy capital city of country has. The favourite means for public transport are the Dalla-dallas or minibuses. There are ferries too, servicing between other major cities like Zanzibar, from Dar es Salaam. The Dar es Salaam Airport The DAR, acronym for Dar es Salaam International Airport, here is on Nyerere Road, 12 kilometers to the southwest of the city, providing many services fro both national and international destinations. You could check the details on its website www.tanzaniaairports.com . For the tourists and other passengers who arrive here by flight there are a number of amenities like an internet café, a couple of exchange bureaus, souvenir shops, bar and restaurants as well. To get to the  [...]


The Natural Blend Of Cornish Coast
November 9, 2009 – 10:37 am | No Comment
The Natural Blend Of Cornish Coast
The pasty village colored by the seawater and emerald shining through the countryside farms, the Cornish backdrop is a staggering fusion of natural vistas and historical memories. The frame of perfectly designed steep mountains surging into the lush gardens is surrounded by Atlantic. This frame of natural engineering is separated from most part of Britain and almost defined as an island by the Tamar River. Overview Some places famous for creating history, some for its modernistic culture. The villages and towns of this place are quite distinct in some way or the other. Take a car along with you which can suite the narrow roads of the charming Cornwall, if you wish to drive here. Or if you wish to stroll, walk on the longest footpath in England, South West Coastal Path, which measure around  [...]


A Classical Voyage Of Cape Cod
November 9, 2009 – 9:37 am | No Comment
A Classical Voyage Of Cape Cod
Cape Cod, Massachusetts A drive through the classical Cape Cod of Massachusetts invigorates your soul as it brings the panorama of evening beaches with golden sand, copious resort towns, food from the ocean depth, and serene shacks. There are several pleasant destinations all around the world, but when we talk about a drive in Cape Cod, it has it all. The gracefully isolated dunelands of the seashore, peaceful bayside villages, energetic Provincetown, and swarming resorts that views the Nantucket Sound; drive it for yourself and experience the revitalizing seascape. Overview A drive of lifetime through Massachusetts begins from the Canal of Cape Cod’s Coast and following the curves of the bay till the Cape’s “elbow.” Drifting further north to reach Provincetown, back to Orleans  [...]


Museums, Beaches And Safaris In Tanzania’s Capital
November 9, 2009 – 8:37 am | No Comment
Museums, Beaches And Safaris In Tanzania’s Capital
Tourism in Dar es Salaam is about quiet walks on the streets of this capital city, admiring the British Colonial architecture, visiting the museums, strolling at the few beaches the city has, strolling at the Botanical Garden and admiring the colonial legacies reflected in the architecture across the city. If this does not satisfy the traveler in you, you could look for safari tours or hop on a train or one of those dalla-dallas to some connected destination. Here are some tourist attractions of the city 1.The National Museum Perhaps one of its kinds, the National Museum is located close to the Botanic gardens. The famous fossil discoveries made by Leakey in Olduvai Gorge and also the displays on regional civilizations, find their home here. Among the latter, there are displays on slave  [...]


Glancing Through The Borderlands
November 9, 2009 – 7:35 am | No Comment
Glancing Through The Borderlands
Big Bend, Texas The Big Bend region of Texas, one of the last true frontiers in the lower 48, still remains one of the unique landscapes in the world. This distinct borderland is positioned roughly east of El Paso, west of San Antonio and north of the Rio Grande River. Concise The artistic work of nature is evidently visible in the grasslands, deserts, mountain ranges and rivers in this borderland. The natural panorama of this section has attracted many directors of Hollywood to film the famous movies like There will be Blood and No Country for Old Men. Mainly due to its African-type territory and plentiful wildlife, it was rightly named as “America’s Abyssinia” by the local inhabitants of 1930’s. From Big bend national park and the neighboring Big Bend Ranch State Park to some of  [...]


Dar es Salaam- For A Relaxed Vacation
November 9, 2009 – 6:35 am | No Comment
Dar es Salaam- For A Relaxed Vacation
The Capital city of Tanzania is apt for those of you who have ample of time to tour the city are not in a hurry to cover a lot many places in a short span of time. The pace of life here is relaxed. On the platter of the tourists, the city serves reflections of colonial architecture, intricate streets, markets and of course, the tunes of guitar among other ways of entertainment. There are beaches as well as hills and there are some islands around as well, to help you and the local people here get a break from the monotonous city life. Location This port city is along the East Coast of Tanzania, on a huge harbor on the Eastern Indian Ocean coast of Africa. Climate The climate here is tropical, courtesy its proximity to the Equator and the Indian Ocean. It is very hot and humid. The temperatures  [...]


Casablanca: A Romantic City
November 9, 2009 – 6:30 am | No Comment
Casablanca: A Romantic City
Romanticized by one of the best Hollywood movies Casablanca, the Moroccan city of Casablanca is a pleasure to visit. With an architectural heritage, a consequence of contributions by the colonial powers like the French, Portuguese, and Spain combine with the local Moroccan style of architecture, Casablanca has lot of historical buildings such as the Hassan II Mosque for the people to marvel at. To cater to the tourists, there are amusement parks, museums, beaches and a modest night for some fun and frolic. Location Fondly called Casa, it is a neighbor to the city of Rabat by 70 kilometers, the Capital of the North African country of Morocco. Climate Located in a hot country of Morocco, Casablanca too is hot. The evenings in summer though are cool while the winter could turn out  [...]


Rick’s Café and Live Music
November 9, 2009 – 5:29 am | No Comment
Rick’s Café and Live Music
Night life in Casablanca is not as exciting as you might wish to be. Nevertheless, the local people here could serve as the source of information on a good night out place out there. Bars, night clubs, and walks at sea sides and such venues come under the gambit of nightlife here. For women tourists though, night outs while in this Moroccan city would be a disappointment as most of the bars, clubs etc are male-only. Bars Most of the bars here rap up pretty early. Some good bars here are Tour Hassan, Au Petit Poucet close to Place Mohammed and Churchill club at Ain Diab. Clubs While the bars call it a night early, night clubs open up only a little earlier than midnight and are open till 3 in the morning. Some cool night clubs to hang out at are Black House at the Hyatt Regency Hotel,  [...]