Croatia: A Classic Destination To Visit
April 2, 2014 – 4:06 am | No Comment
To experience the overwhelming beauty of nature a trip to Croatia is a must, and the memories of this trip will be etched in your heart for eternity. Behind the overwhelming beauty of Croatia lies a tumultuous history of conquest by Greeks, Romans, Turks, Venetian emperors, to name a few, but mother nature has been kind to the country to overcome all the conquests and still retain its old world charm  [...]

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Present Culture, Developed From The Past
November 26, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Present Culture, Developed From The Past
No doubt that Tripoli, the Capital City of Libya is a rapidly developing town. As the Capital of the North African country of Libya, it is its political center and because of its Geographical location, along the Mediterranean Sea, it has always been a major trading centre since the ancient times because of its port and still is a commercial hub of the country. Consequently, the culture that has developed over the years in Tunis is a mixed bag that transcends boundaries. History, its influence on Tripoli’s culture The present city of Tripoli was once a part of the city the province of Tripolitania which comprised of three cities. These three cities were Tripoli, Sabratha and Leptis Magna. After the Arab conquered the city in 7th century, it came to be known with its present name of Tripoli.  [...]


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.  [...]