Archive for January, 2012

Spookiest destination on the planet

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Are you on the lookout of some of the creepiest destinations on earth? Well, here is brief list on the best spooky places on the planet. To begin with we have the blood-chilling Dracula’s Castle of Transilvania in Romania. This was the castle of Vlad, the infamous medieval vampire where the Impaler had sucked out blood from many of his victims.

Then, there is Mystery House of Winchester, located in California. The mansion is believed to be haunted by the ghosts of the several people killed with Winchester rifles. It was actually the house of William. W. Winchester, the famous gun magnate.

The Death Valley of Tibet is another of the most eerie destinations till date. It’s a frightful field full of human bones where yogis meditate to to die and many others travel to obtain secret knowledge or attain purification. Very few travelers to the Tibet’s Death Valley could come back in a sane mental state.

Washington delights for you

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Washington is one of the most visited destinations in America and the place offers for many spectacular attractions for the travelers. The write-up here presents a brief on some of the must visit places in Washington.

Museums are a major part of Washington delights. You have the “National Museum of Natural History for dinosaur exhibits plus elaborate details on Mammals. Then, there is the Smithsonian castle with sixteen museums in one complex, the “National Museum of the American Indian” exhibiting the ancient American Indian culture, the “National Building Museum” and many more.

Besides, Washington is famous for its many legendary political houses such as White House, Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln, Memorial, World War Two Memorial etc. The National Art Gallery in Washington is another attraction here which displays some of the most notable artworks from America as well as different regions of the globe. In addition, you have Ford’s Theatre that was built on the assassination ground of Abraham Lincoln.

Enjoy amidst nature at its best in Yellow Stone

Monday, January 9th, 2012

The Yellow Stone National Park is considered as one of the best tourist attractions in America. The park is entirely located within the Rockies and displays a great variety of fauna and flora species. People from all over throng here to get a glimpse of the native wildlife here such as cougars, wolves, bears and bisons.

Then, Yellow Stone is also famous for its beautifully colored geysers and pools scattered throughout. The most notable of these is the “Old Faithful” geyser. The geyser eruptions and vibrant pools are the result of super volcano lying beneath the apparently safe granite Rockies Mountains.

The pool colors are created from volatile chemicals that come out from volcanic activities within. Thus, these pools are famous among the many natural spring pools of the world. Besides, YellowStone also offers hiking, horse backing and river rafting to its visitors.

Cancun, Mexico: redefining your holiday experience

Sunday, January 8th, 2012

A visit to Cancun offers you to experiece an exotic holiday with many of its distinct attractions. Here is a brief list on the must visit places and must-do activities while you are holidaying in Cancun. Firstly, you have the trip to Coba ruins where you can witness the historical remnannts of the Maya civilization. There are guides for detailed information and you are even allowed to mount up the ancient Mayan pyramids.

Then the tourists to Cancun would also love to explore the thick Cancun jungle, the cover of mangroves and the Nichupte Lagoon. Besides, the local cusine, especially those involving the exquisite lobsters of Cancun should not be missed out.

Make your Cancun holiday all the more special with “Underwater Museum” trip where you get to snorkel amidst the awesome sculptures exhibited there. Besides, a visit to the Isla Mujeres enables you to experience the local dance and music from close-up.

Puerto Vallarta: Exotic travel at its best

Saturday, January 7th, 2012

Puerto Vallarta is the 2nd biggest beach resort in Mexico. The place is highly renowned for its many tourist attractions and was once dubbed as the friendliest city of the world. The place looks beautiful with its vast stretch of coastline and is primarily known for its exotic beaches.

Apart from the beaches in Puerto Vallarta which are regarded as the largest attractions here, there are many other notable sights to look out for. The several tourist attractions here include Guadalupe Church, seahorse statue and yes the Aquilles Serdan Plaza. Then, the visitors here would also like Isla Rio Cuale which features a notable archeology museum.

The Mexican beach resort is also famous for its amazing nightlife and the place is dotted with several restaurants, bars and clubs. The tourists here will find a great variety of drinking, eating plus shopping destinations to check out for. Most of these attractions are clustered over many popular beaches here and in Isla Rio Cuale.

Cheap air travel ideas to London

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Are you on the lookout of cheap air travel ideas to London? Well, nothing to worry about since there is a good number of ways which can inexpensive London air fares. Here are a few pointers.

Firstly, you have to be little flexible with your trip schedule. It’s pretty natural that the air travel cost to London would be high on weekends, especially the Saturdays. Thus, if you can plan your trip in the weekdays you are more likely to get cheaper fares. Then, the fares vary according to seasons too. For example, London is busy tourist destination in the final weeks of December and the summers, which eventually hikes up the air travel cost. Hence, if you can plan your trip in the off-season (January-March), there is a possibility of cheaper cost.

In addition, many airlines grant for excellent discounts for booking the flights early. Another way to hit on cheap air travel to London is to reserve the tickets from the flight fare specialists as they have a reputation in consolidating the fare cost for you.

Vacation like kings in Los Angeles

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

Los Angeles which is famously dubbed as the “City of the Angels” is one of the most popular tourist destinations in America that offers you with an exquisite and royal travel experience. The lovely city is teeming with a diverse culture, the breathtaking architecture, some very very exotic restaurants, grand hotels and friendly locals.

The most renowned destination here is the Hollywood, undoubtedly the largest attraction in the city for young and old alike. Some of the notable features here are the Chinese and Egyptian Theatres, Walk of Fame and many more.

Then there is Disney Land, the most sought after destination for a splendid amalgamation of fun and amusement for people of all ages. Then, of course, you will love to hit Beverly Hills, the house of the most popular American celebs. Moreover, the gorgeous LA beaches offer for a grand ambience to warm up on the wide sand slabs and under bright umbrellas.

Phuket, sand, sea and green all around

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Phuket the resort island of Thailand is considered as one of the best tourist destinations worldwide. This tropical region hosts some of the most amazing beaches around that are truly alluring for every visitor here. The pristine sandy beaches here are the perfect destination to relax under the warm tropical sun.

You are also going to love the cool blue waters surrounding the Phuket Island. Apart from dipping your toe or taking a dip in the clear waters, the aqua bodies here offer for a great variety of water sports and adventure activities. The travelers here get an excellent opportunity to try out scuba diving, snorkelling, river rafting, diving and much more.
Besides, the tropical island is also well known for its lush green stretch that adds up much to the panoramic view offered by the Thai hotspot. The most famous here is the rubber tree and the tourists here will get a chance to witness how latex is collected for rubber manufacturers.

See the best of Asia, in Malaysia

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Malaysia, often dubbed as “the Orient Pearl” is regarded by many as the most amazing country among the places of S.E. Asia. It’s a magnificent and enticing travel destination and draws large number of tourists from all over every year. The tourists hitting the beautiful place would surely enjoy Fraser’s Hill for its charm, cool climate and awesome tourist attractions.

You have the global city of Kuala Lampurwhich comes with a wealth of Asian delights. The places worth hitting here are Btau Caves, Twin Towers of Petronas, Tower of Kuala Lampur, the Buddhist Temple of Thean Hou, Merdeka Square and many more.

You would also love the Cameroon Highlands here which impresses every visitor with its cool relaxing climate, lush green grasslands and beautifully maintained tea gardens, the hills dotted with wild flowers and of the gorgeous valleys. Then, you have Malacca, a must visit here for its rich heritage and culture.

Top 5 travel spots for history buffs

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

Are you a history buff looking for some great historical sites to explore? Well, the article here is all about 5 famous historical destinations of the world. Firstly, you have Machu Picchu, the platform of the ancient Inca civilization. It’s one among the 7 World wonders and the Machu Picchu relics are noted as some very amazing and mysterious specimens of world history.

Then, you have Tikal of northern Guatemala, the biggest urban base of the legendary Maya civilization. It still stands reflecting the glory of Maya kingdom with its monumental architectural expressions. The third one is surely the Giza Pyramids of Egypt, another World Wonder. The Giza Pyramids were built centuries back to preserve the royal personalities after their death and are an excellent example of ancient craftsmanship and architecture.

The Angkor Wat Temples are another spot of historical attraction. They represent Hindu cosmology and were built aligning with stars. Lastly, you have the very astonishing and mysterious Easter Island, surrounded by some monumental statues.