December 9th, 2013 by cooldude
Ireland is a small country but it offers a gorge of places to travel. Unless you have some knowledge about local places you cannot plan for a trip to foreign country. Some attractive spots in Ireland to visit are as follows:-
Dublin city- Dublin is Ireland’s capital city. It was founded as a Viking settlement and offers plentiful sight attractions to keep you busy for several days. Visitors can enjoy the open bus tour or they can hire a bicycle which can be found at various selected points operated by the local council. If you are young then only visit temple bar at weekends.
The lakes of killarney and ring of Kerry- Killarney is most famous end for north American tourist, and if you want to enjoy the coastal scenery, incredible mountain landscape, old world monuments, and the calm old world charm of killarney’s lakes castles then this is the perfect place to visit.
Glendalough- This is regarded as the garden of Ireland. Here you will find one of the most vital early Christian sites. Glendalough settings are simply good looking and are tucked in a valley beside calm lakes.
The hill of Tara- It is well significant to visit and the exceptional audiovisual show in the church will help to understand the meaning of this site.
Cliffs of Moher- It is regarded as on of the most fabulous coastal areas in Ireland, the cliffs of moher presents a pure drop of more then 650 ft to the Atlantic Ocean.
Bun ratty castle and folk park- It was originally built by O’Brien family has undergone wide renovation with no secured expense’s medieval banquet is offered very evening complete with period entertainment. The folk park next to the castle provides a distinctive sight into Ireland’s past.
December 1st, 2013 by cooldude
Kasauli is a very small town in India and is visited by tourists from all over India. This is a very peaceful and quiet place and is surrounded by beautiful landscapes and sceneries. It is located in Himachal Pradesh. The most favorable time to visit this place is between November and February when the town is not quite overcrowded with tourists. This place is very calm and serene, where you can escape from the busy schedules of life.
There are various hotels that can be opted for accommodations and best facilities for tourists. The closest airport that is connected to this place is Shimla. This is about 35 km away from the main city of Kasauli. The nearest railway station being that of Kalka which is at a distance of 40 km form Kasauli. There are a number of local taxi and buses that helps the tourist to reach Kasauli by road and also provide some of the amazing landscape view of the region. The most thrilling sport that you can indulge in is trekking as it allows the tourist to have the view of some more beautiful places that cannot be seen by a car ride.
There are fantastic hotels in the town that provide excellent hospitality services to the tourists. One of the best places to stay is Handout Kasauli Regency. This is very much liked by most tourists. Another place is The Kasauli Club, where you can enjoy to the fullest. The sights seeing that you can go in for are Gurudwara Shri Guru Nakaji, Christ Church, Manki point etc. Gurudwara is a historic place while the church is built in the shape of a cross. Manki point is well known for the Hanuman Temple and one can enjoy the view of the entire town from this place. Other places of interest are Sunset point and Gilbert Hill.
November 23rd, 2013 by cooldude
Great Barrier Reef is a distant paradise still has abundant fishery resources and diverse marine life to marvel, and the possibility of hidden secrets kept by the sea and time to discover. Great Barrier Reef is one of the most famous places in the world for diving enthusiasts. In the waters of Great Barrier Reef there are about twenty five thousand kinds of visible bodies with infinite variety of shapes and colors, so it is a natural habitat of thousands of species that inhabit the oceans. Also this place has been a big trap for navigation and full of debris and stranded ships sunk during the last five hundred years.
If you love diving and snorkeling, Great Barrier Reef give you an unforgettable and unique experience as you can see one of the largest coral treasures in the world, delay to your pupils with many colors and can witness the beauty that nature offers us marina. Under the water first identify what are sponges, sea fans and whips, and isolated colonies of hard corals and a huge variety of colorful reef fish like angel, chalk- chi, the surgeon, butterfly, squirrel, sergeant minnows or tiny that hundreds are hidden under the rock from where voids and create a lively silver stain impossible to play because the stretching hand away quickly.
The waters off the reef lagoon, connected to the open sea, with an average depth of five meter, but the most interesting place is the presence of land, which is scarce but allows visitors to stay in any of the four islands in distributed center and the north and south ends. Fishermen have made small houses prints and cardboard to use as temporary camps in the Central zone which as its name implies, is the largest and most central of the four islands , so it is used as a center of tourist arrivals to arrive to photograph, film and swim among these beautiful corals.
November 15th, 2013 by cooldude
Sydney is a place that can be visited during any month of the year because it has a pleasant climate and makes it easier for the tourist to enjoy themselves to the fullest. The excellent sceneries, beaches, waterways, harbours are just beautiful to watch. Sydney will keep you occupied all throughout the tour as it offers you to do a lot. It has two of the world’s most renowned structures, the Sydney Opera and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. It is the main spot for flourishing business in Australia and to explore the exotic tourist spots. This place is also very rich in cultural heritage.
Sydney has amazing beaches with golden sand. The Coogee and the Bondi beaches offer attractive activities. Bondi beach is well-known for surfing. The waters of the Coogee beach are very cool and have a grassy headland, which is meant for the children to play. Tourists mainly visit this place to surf and swim. The Taronga Zoo is a natural habitat for a wide variety of flora and fauna in Australia. Koalas are especially found here. They are takes care of in spacious cages. This zoo is quite big in area and some places might also be step due to hill side location, so it is recommended that you carry a map and accordingly decide the route that you wish to follow.
Sydney is very well known for giving you a view of the underwater aquatic life. Sydney’s Aquarium gives you an opportunity to watch the Great Barrier Reef through the underwater tunnel. Here you can see organisms like stingrays and shark swim just above your head. It will be an experience that your children will never forget. You can get the tickets at cheaper rate if you book them online. Sydney Opera House is an excellent Heritage site and gives you ample opportunities to click awesome pictures.
November 8th, 2013 by cooldude
Spain – this beautiful country in Europe is not all about beaches, festivals fun and frolics but its more than that. Whenever a thought of holidaying comes in our mind Europe pops up first. Spain is that one country that gives all that we want. Beautiful cities like Barcelona, Madrid, Costa Brava catch the fancy of tourists from all over the place. Spain is best when visited during summer; its sun sodden beaches are places to head for. The wet sand beaches gleaming in the bright sunshine and the vast sea waves dashing in the shores are real pleasure. Beside this the climate ranges from hot to sweltering.
The other places of interest in Spain is Andalucía, Costa blanca, Formentera, Gran Canaria, la Gomera, la Palma, Menorca, Tenerife, Ibiza and so on. Spain has become a favourite holiday spot for all and it is for this reason that the Spanish tourism generates the large part of income to the Spanish economy. Not only commercially Spain is culturally rich too and it is for this reason that thirteen Spanish cities have declared as world’s heritage cities. Other first class destinations are Granada, Seville, Santander, Oviedo, Bilbao, and so on. All of them are historical landmarks.
Spain is traditionally related to local customs and folklore, it also had patrons of saints in its past. Spanish festivals also drag millions of tourist every year. Among them are the carnival especially in the Canary Islands and Cadiz, the Seville fair, the Fallas in Valencia, the running of the bulls in Pamplona all these festivals make it a favourite spot for sightseers.
Spain is not boring its nightlife makes it electrifying and forever young. It has large discotheques for both locals and travellers. Ibiza and Mallorca are said to be the major party destination.
Beside all the above the country also offers many things to its people in winter as well Sierra Nevada in Spain is all the rage a tourist destination as its high peak offers skiing to its visitors. So if you are planning to go to Europe for your holidays you know where to land up.
November 2nd, 2013 by cooldude
Australia can be a good option for a visit in the southern hemisphere, as it has a collection of wonders like cities, islands, national parks, unique wildlife species and lots more. It is the world’s smallest continent that makes it a famous tourist destination. It also has diverse culture and landscape that attracts people from all over the world.
Australia has different and unique species of animals that are found nowhere else in the world which includes Kangaroos, Tasmanian wolves, Koala, wombats, wallabies and many more. Kangaroos are Australia’s specialty. The Koalas are found in the East and South Australia. Kangaroo Island is the third largest island with a large number of Kangaroos and Koalas. Broome is an oasis of color and a place to relax where the temperature is around 30degrees. The Gold Coast is the major tourist attraction introduces in South East Australia. Kakadu national park is the largest national park in Australia. It is the home to a varied species that includes mammals, reptiles, frogs, plant species and huge species of insects.
The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest reef and is even larger than the Great Wall of China. It comprises of different types of corals, fish population, dugongs and a home to large variety of endangered species. Fraser Island is the world’s biggest sand island where rainforests are seen growing on sand. It has more than 300 species of birds. The famous Champagne Pool must not be missed as well. The Great Ocean road is the world’s best coastal drives. It has the famous limestone rock formations along the road if you drive from Melbourne. Barossa is the well known wine producing regions of Australia. It has a wide treasury of rare flora and fauna. Australia also flaunts its Red rock pillar which is extremely beautiful for viewing the sunrise and the sunset.
October 27th, 2013 by cooldude
Bangkok has finally overtaken London as the world’s most popular and been-to travel destinations The tourist have repeatedly been attracted to this place because of the innumerable ancient temples, a number of Lord Buddha statues, exotic Thai food, Whole lot of places to see, the scenic beauty as well as the concrete jungles with sky scrapers and all plus a large variety of huge shopping malls and shopping spaces. It has every little thing to satisfy the needs of modernisation which the people look forward to and want to be at.
It is observed that an average of 2 million people come to Bangkok every month. It is a very occupation for locals to make the people see the places and a very huge income for the country itself as travel gives in a lot of national income. A tourist whose aim is to recuperate and relax Bangkok seems like the most viable option. If you have similar plans after being at Bangkok it is amazing but make sure you make plans to visit the island of Ko Tao which is approximately 30 minutes away from the capital city of Thailand by flight. KoTao is like a paradise.
This island gets 9000 visitors per month and is surrounded by an air of tranquillity and serenity. It does not get as many visitors as Phuket because the government keeps it that away with a minimum number of people. It is an ideal place for relaxation. The island of Ko Tao resembles the shape of a turtle and hence is called the turtle island. The island has 12 official diving spots. People go here for to derive a divine experience. There are a number of marine species which are observed by people during their diving expeditions, some of them being- whale shark, hawksbill turtle, barracuda, titan triggerfish and many more.
October 19th, 2013 by cooldude
Have you planned a trip lately with your pet at tow? Well, its true that pets are like the fellow family members and thus most of the sensible pet owners prefer to carry them along rather than sending them at crèches while they are having fun outside. However, touring with pets always demand extra set of responsibilities where you have to be specific about certain things. The article here is a brief on the things that you should keep in mind while you are traveling with your pet friend.
First of all, you must consult your vet before deciding on the vacations. There are certain terrains and weather conditions that won’t be suitable for your pet and hence it’s better to have a discussion with your vet before you actually reserve your travel destination. Moreover, a thorough check up is needed for the pet to ensure a perfect health before you set out on your sojourn.
Then, you must check out the airline well prior reserving seat for you and the pet at airline carrier. Make sure that the airline is backed by a great reputation among the pet carrying passengers. You must take up a short survey on 5-6 airlines before picking the one for you. Besides, you have to conduct a good study on the hotels at the foreign land as well. Check out beforehand that the hotel you are going for accommodates pets and is equipped with pet friendly facilities.
Do not forget to carry the needed pet foods and first aid box with you. You should also make sure to carry your vet’s number. Then, yes, you have to pack in the pet toys as well. Pets, like the kids, get restless very soon and hence the pet toys are very much needed throughout the tour.
October 9th, 2013 by cooldude
Europe is a very beautiful and huge continent. It is defined not only by its language, culture but Europe has the world’s most amazing mountain range running right through the centre of it- The Alps. They extend from Germany in the north to Italy in the south. Sine Europe is a very big continent it is not at all possible to see the whole of it in the first visit itself. Here are some cities to look out for in this breathtaking heavenly land of Europe.
Vienna, Austria to start with goes on far back and has a history of its own. People of Vienna to this day savour civilities and proper attire hence to blend in with the environment one has to be at ones best. This city is called the City of Music for a reason. It has been home to the most renowned and influential composers- Mozart and Beethoven. There are innumerable museums to keep the art enthusiasts at their feet so much so that one entire lane is called the museum quarter. This shows that Vienna not only has the taste for music but also for art and architecture adding to it. Spring is the best time to be in this city.
Another beautiful city not to miss out on is Barcelona in Spain. It is known for its scenic beauty and it is a very picturesque place. The climate here is lovely there are a number of places of tourist attraction here in this city and cuisine to die for. Once travelling this city would be a lifetime experience.
Moving on we cannot miss Paris in France also called the ‘lovers paradise’. It is the place which encapsules one of the world’s wonder- The Eiffel Tower. Visiting all three sections of this tower at night is a wonderful experience.
October 4th, 2013 by cooldude
Amsterdam is the beautiful capital city of Netherlands. The Dutch capital is one of the most visited cities across Europe and attracts thousands of eager tourists every year given its splendid attractions. Whether you take a stroll along canals or explore the national museum or plan a cuppa from one of the city cafes, Amsterdam assures an unforgettable vacation for you. The article here is a short brief on the many tourist attractions across the Dutch capital.
The most famous attraction of Amsterdam is its 3 foundation canals & a bundle of smaller channels which altogether has earned the city the title of “Venice of North”. You can choose for a cruise across these canals or cycle along them, rest assured to be mesmerized by the spectacular sights all through the way. Then, you have Rijksmuseum or National Museum of Netherlands. It’s the grandest museum of the country housing legendary Dutch art works from 17th century which is dubbed as “Golden Era of Netherlands”. You will find pieces by iconic Dutch artists such as Hals, Vermeer & Rembrandt . Besides, the museum also hosts spectacular doll houses from the Golden Age and traditional Delftware.
Begijnhof is a must visit while you are at Amsterdam. It’s an enchanting garden amidst the archaic Dutch houses. The garden presents a lovely tranquil ambience taking you far away from the maddening city streets. If you are an art buff, you can’t simply miss out on Van Gogh Museum. The Museum exhibits the world’s biggest repertoire of paintings by the legendary artist, depicting every moods of the maestro. There are around 550 sketches and 200 paintings as well as letters from the master artist. You will also find some of the selected pieces by Gogh’s contemporaries and friends. The Anne Frank House is another must visit when you are at the Dutch capital.