Archive for February, 2012

Naples: a perfect destination for lovers of architecture

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

naples, italyItaly is not always about Pasta or Pizza as we commonly refer to. It is also not about the easy going life of the people. One tends to undermine and forget the Roman Empire that had once flourished and created the many breathtaking architectural pieces that stand in ruins and shambles now. Amongst all the Italian cities, Naples is considered as the hub for architectural lovers.

The early kings used to live here in huge sprawling palaces before shifting their headquarters to Rome. Naples also is the focal point of historical museums in Rome and the architecture of the buildings are simply breathtaking. The main city square is also one of the largest in entire Rome. Apart from that, this city also provides a panoramic view of Mt. Vesuvius which some people consider an architectural wonder of Mother Nature. Hence, it is well advised to take time in hand and visit this lovely city and enjoy all of its architectural brilliance and beauty.

Enjoy the beach culture at San Francisco

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

golden bridge in san franciscoThere are many who would gladly go and have a nice time at the beach than spend huge amounts of money and put their physical fitness to test than going for a vacation at a mountainous place. Like the mountains the beach too has its faithful lovers who wait for the entire year just to get away and enjoy a few days by the most exotic beaches in the world.

If you are a beach person and looking forward to the most exciting beach to spend your holidays in than San Francisco is the place for you. The beach culture of the place is just worth the try and will make sure that you will want to visit it again and again. Apart from the natural beauty of the place, you can indulge yourself in some great water sports and thrill yourself with the onshore games as well. The locals are extremely friendly and helpful too.

Where the road lead to Rome

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

collosseum in romeWhen Julius Caesar created the Roman Empire and fortified the walls of Rome, little did he know that even years after his death it will be one of the hottest tourist attractions in the whole world. Rome, the heart of Italy welcomes you with arms wide open. There are so many places to visit that one is bound to get confused from where to start their journey.

The people are fun loving and the architecture is simply to marvel at. There is the world famous Roman Colosseum situated right in the heart of Rome reminding everyone of the brutal and barbaric atrocities that used to take place. Rome also houses the Vatican City which is also the smallest city in the world and also houses the St, Peter’s Basilica where the Pope resides. Rome also houses The Pantheon which is the oldest Catholic Church in the whole of Rome. All in all, it is well advised to the people to take their own sweet time and explore Rome the way Italians prefer…Lazily.

Tunisia: Come feel the charm of Arabia

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

travel photo from tunisiaIf you wish to enjoy a perfect holiday in the lap of Nature with sea on one side and mountains on the other, you should pay a visit to Tunisia. The country is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea and the Sahara Desert which also plays the main role in the drastic climatic changes. The coastline of Tunisia stretches around 15,000 km and it is a heaven for the sea lovers. You can enjoy both the extremes over here whether it is summer or winter.

Tunisia is known for its rich history also which makes it one of the best tourist destinations. Tunisian architecture is basically Arabian as most of the residents are Arabians. Tunisia is also used in film production because of its natural beauty which is not affected by industrialization and commercialization. Have a great time in Tunisia with your beloved and let the cool breeze and warmth seep in you.

The best of the Mediterranean cruise destinations

Monday, February 20th, 2012

cruise travel in mediterranean watersWondering where to go and enjoy a holiday on a cruise? Well, you can go on a Mediterranean cruise and have a great time, witnessing the beauty of Mother Nature. On the Eastern Mediterranean cruise you will get the chance to see the best of beaches, mesmerizing landscape and wonderful scenario of the sea. You can set your journey from Athens where the cruise will take you on a tour around the islands of Greece.

There are small ships as well as luxury cruises available. Rome is also a popular destination from where you can go on a cruise and explore the Mediterranean. The port of Civitavecchia is a few hours from Rome and daily cruises are available. You can choose the Venice cruise that will take you round the Giudecca canal. There are amazing cruise voyage from Barcelona which will ensure that you get to explore the best of the Mediterranean beauty. So, without further ado go on a cruise with your family on the next vacation.

Palma: an island destination at its best

Sunday, February 19th, 2012

view from palm islandsIf you wish to have a good time enjoying at the warm beaches and let the waves kiss your feet, you can visit the island of Palma. The extraordinary beautiful landscape, greenery everywhere and fascinating atmosphere will calm down your nerves. The place is great for relaxing and taking a break from the busy city life. It is an ideal beach spot to walk hand in hand with your beloved or spend some enjoyable moments with your family.

La Palma belongs to the Canary Islands and it flaunts mesmerizing natural beauty. If you wish to see the magic of Nature, the place is ideal for a vacation. This western African Island remains warm throughout the year and thus a hot spot for tourists during winter. The warm sunrays will give you relief from the cold winters. You can go for surfing, diving or just take a sunbath. Flights from UK are available on daily basis. So, set out on your journey now.

Barcelona: a fine city with its fine culture

Saturday, February 18th, 2012

scenic view of barcelonaBarcelona is the perfect place where you can find museums, churches, monuments, remnants of Romans, and beaches. It is a place where you can find many cultures and a good life style of the people. One of the beautiful sites of Barcelona is the La Sagrada Familia. It is the famous church in Barcelona where you will be amazed to see the artistic interiors and the four tall towers. You can also enjoy light music and water fountain when you visit Magic Fountain in Barcelona.

There are many authentic restaurants ready to serve you some delicious food. Night life in Barcelona is very happening and enjoyable. You can have delicious sea food and enjoy the scenes of Fairies Forest. It is a very clean city where you can get soothing weather for a holiday. If you are a soccer maniac, the famous city football stadium is there waiting for your visit. At Barcelona you can visit Montjuic which has the finest are galleries and hill houses.

Natural beauty at its breathtaking best: Hawaii

Friday, February 17th, 2012

hawaii islands, usaIf you are a nature lover and think of being amidst nature every time you plan a vacation then this time make it a point to visit Hawaii. Known to have one of the most exotic and breath taking beaches in the world, Hawaii has been a massive tourist spot ever since its beauty and potential as a tourist place was discovered. If you are a beach lover and want to boost of a holiday spent at the hottest beaches in the world, then Hawaii is the place you should start with.

Hawaii has been so popular that it most definitely features in the top ten holiday destinations in the whole world. The beach culture of the place is addictive with its amazing collection of water sports. You will leave wanting to stay a little longer and craving to come back again. The onshore boosts of a variety of ball games as well. If you are lucky you might as well spot some celebrities at the famous beaches of Hawaii.

UK and its historical connections

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

stone henge in UKUK is one of the richest places in the world when it comes to history and culture. The British Empire has witnessed a lot of ups and downs to make a mark in the world history. King Arthur is one of the most controversial characters. Some historians believe that he was a soldier who fought with the British kings against the Saxons in the 9th century. He rose to power and many great battles have been associated with him.

In some of the ancient manuscripts, Arthur has been portrayed as a mighty fighter and a hero. For several years historians have been working to find a valid proof that will remove all doubts regarding the existence of Arthur. The history of UK revolves around legends of Arthur. Monuments to museums, every place will lead you to King Arthur. Halloween is a festival which has a lot of historical significance in UK. It began almost 2000 years ago. The day is celebrated when the world of the living and the dead merges together. It all started in the reign of the Celts when Christianity spread.

Where to go when in France

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

effiel tower in parisFrance is one of the popular tourist destinations of the world. There are many places in France that you should visit. The most famous tourist destination is the Eiffel Tower which is among the Seven Wonders of the World. You can also go to Louvre museum which has famous paintings by Leonardo Da Vinci, Botticelli, Michelangelo and Raphael. You can also visit Gothic cathedral Notre Dame which is one of the famous French monument. You can even travel to Mount Blanc which is the highest mountain in the Alps.

The Palace of Versailles is also a monument that requires a visit. If you visit the coast of Normandy then you can visit Mont St Michel. If you want to explore medieval architecture then you can visit Carcassonne. You can find many art collections in France at Lascaux where you can find ancient cave drawings, paintings and cravings. Even there are many cities that you can visit when you are in France that includes Paris, Nancy, Avignon, Lyon and Strasbourg.