Archive for April, 2012

What to do when in Shanghai

Saturday, April 28th, 2012

travel to ShanghaiOne of the most developed and famous city of China is Shanghai. People visit this city not only for business trips but also to enjoy their vacations. One has lots to do when in Shanghai. The Yuyuan Garden & Bazaar is the hot-spot for people who love shopping. A normal person would also indulge in shopping if he or she visits this place because of the very cheap price tags and bargaining.

A river cruise after sunset is a great way of witnessing the lighting and beauty of Shanghai and Pudong, on the river Huangpu. The Buddhist temples and shrines are some places where you could visit to find peace of mind. For your taste buds, you can have variety of cuisines being served at the restaurants in Shanghai. The Shanghai specialties will get your mouths watering when you smell the dishes being served to you. Shanghai is a beautiful and fun city to visit.

Exotic cruises: where to go

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Are you planning to set out for your honeymoon? Well then in order to make it a memorable one you should checkout the exotic cruises of this year so that you can select one of them and enjoy the most unforgettable days of your life. Most of the 2012 exotic cruise tours are offering fabulous discount offers too, so if you really want to take a ride on the ocean then don’t delay. Among the ten most outstanding cruises the one week trip to Barcelona tops the chart. You can spend over four nights on the Mediterranean ocean and that too in only 450 dollars. You can select a complete round trip to New York and Florida in dollar 650 and can save up to 40 % if you register your name early. There are several other cruises trips to Bermuda, Greece and West Indies also which you should choose based on the weather condition of the destinations.

How to pack for a backpacking trip

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

backpacking tripAre you soon going to set out for a backpacking trip? Well then here comes a short guide about how to pack your things for it. First of all you should make a list of all the essential things that might be needed in a trip. On the other hand if you are unsure about certain things and their necessity in a trip then maybe you can do pretty well without those.

Then you should get a backpack that is adjustable to your body. Generally the hips along with the sacrum take the entire weight of a backpack so after getting one you should make it suitable with your body. It will be good if you try to avoid packing all the dehydrated food articles, rather you should carry those with extra calories. According to your needs you must get a tent. Generally carrying a tent of two persons is always a decent idea.

 

London summers: what to expect

Friday, April 13th, 2012

London summersLondon is one of the highest and most important tourist attractions in the world. People from all over come to visit London to see its beauty, the rush, the sophisticated lifestyle and the extravagant historical spots. The summers in London are not as you expect summer to be. It’s more like spring with a cooler atmosphere. The sky is clear at all times with a cool breeze flowing in. you can even expect a spell of rain or two. London in the rains is something completely different and remarkable to look at.

Tourist spots like the London Eye and the Buckingham Palace are very popular. The ferry in London Eye carries 100000 people a day. As it goes over the Thames, the experience is truly unforgettable. The Trafalgar square and the British museum are also places, which you must visit to truly take in the essence of London. Since the weather is pleasant, you can travel at ease without freezing or sweating out.

What to do when in Scotland?

Sunday, April 8th, 2012

Scotland tripNo trip to Europe is complete without a visit to the beautiful and scenic landscape of Scotland. Originators of the world famous Scotland Yard, this place is famous for many other things apart from producing sleuths. With a lot of activities to pursue for one and all, Scotland will ensure that your trip is a memorable one. A visit to the Loch Ness is the first thing that one must undertake after unpacking. Find out for yourself whether the fabled Loch Ness monster really exists or not.

If you are an enthusiast of activity sports, then Scotland is the perfect place for you. Outdoor adventures such as kayaking, cycling and quad biking are just a few things that one can pursue. White water rafting is also another activity that one can do when they visit Scotland. Apart from that, you can climb the rocky terrains of Scotland and get the thrill of your lifetime with all these adrenaline packed adventure activities.

Ireland at its green best

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

travel to Ireland, Ireland travel guideIreland has one of the best tourist spots where all you will be able to see is the color green everywhere. It is a refreshing sight after the busy and hectic schedule which we have to deal with everyday in your city where greenery is nowhere or very less to be seen. You will fine amazing places that will soothe your senses like nothing else.

The first destination you must visit in Ireland is the Bush Hotel which has received the award of the “EU Eco-label Flower”. You can also visit the other mind blowing hotel and guest houses which are following the green mantra such as Ard na Breátha Farm Guesthouse, Ballynahinch Castle Hotel and Derrynane Hotel & Holiday Homes. You will find stunning natural beauty full of color and life. To get relief from the stress and work load of city life you can visit the very famous spa retreats in Ireland which will revive and rejuvenate you completely.