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The Green Piece Of Europe: Slovenia

The Green Piece Of Europe: Slovenia

Slovenia, a small country, perhaps half the size of Switzerland, houses over two million of populace, but if I would describe it, then I will call the itsy-bitsy Slovenia (Slovenija) as an independent republic skirting Italy, Croatia, Hungary, Adriatic Sea, and Austria. It is an awe-inspiring diminutive country which rises beyond the expectations. As someone has rightly quoted, “best things come in small packages,” it perfectly suits Slovenia. Well, this pint-sized republic has managed to bag lots of prestigious tags since it achieved independence recently in 1991. Slovenia is being cited as ‘Europe in Miniature,’ ‘The Sunny Side of the Alps,’ The Green Piece of Europe,’ while they may be sounding you as I am peddling, let me sweep your dubiousness by clearing that all these  [...]

Traveling In Enigmatic Cote d’Ivoire

Traveling In Enigmatic Cote d’Ivoire

Cote d’Ivoire gained recognition as an economic phenomenon of Africa, and was once looked upon as a role-model for sustaining stability on the African continent. This land never broke from its colonial masters, its post-independence leaders persuaded French capital to create contemporary infrastructure and add up significant developments in Cote d’Ivoire. The first president Houphouët-Boigny was a charismatic personality who encouraged a fusion of practical western capitalism and African values. However, his dream didn’t turn into reality as the society he directed was far away from being liberal and all his efforts went in vain after his death. Subsequently, followed line-up of coups and rebellions which shattered the country adversely and eventually the Northern-led insurgency in  [...]

Indulgence In Quirky Paradises: Comoros

Indulgence In Quirky Paradises: Comoros

Shimmering across the Indian Ocean, Comoros is an exceptional, eerie, mind-boggling, bizarre and enthralling spot which is worthwhile visiting. One can take a break from the worldwide tensions and abandon the planet Earth in the soothing lap of Comoros. Placed remotely from the world, Comoros welcomes the tourists by bestowing conventional paradises like impressive hotels and neon discs. Comoros makes a perfect hideout even for the international tourists. Especially, Moheli Island which flaunts the scenic town of Fomboni is the most enchanting experience to be in. The most stunning and distinct eye-candy is Anjouan; it can be referred as the most pretty amongst the common clutter of the rest of islands. It is a true paradise as it leaves behind the common expectations of the tourists and presents  [...]

Soaking Warmth And Delights In Canary Islands

Soaking Warmth And Delights In Canary Islands

Embarking a trip in Canary Islands is too easy, stepping in the land, facing the sun’s rays on the face, waving pleasant wind in the hair, and then scuttling directly to a peaceful beach resort or rural retreat, are some distinct experiences which tourists can’t attain in other parts of the world. In Canary Islands, one can soak themselves in the pleasant activities like sunbathing, swimming, snorkeling, sailing and strolling, although the actual ‘Canaries’ are chugging alongside the background. The manufacturing work is strong in archipelago, the material proof for that is 2.5 million tons of concrete is dispensed freely every year for building up hotels, homes and businesses. Agriculture still prevails in the sprawling land of Canary islands where Canaries populace works as farmers,  [...]

Memorabilia Excursion In Enchanting Land Of Burundi

Memorabilia Excursion In Enchanting Land Of Burundi

The enchanting land of Burundi has been wrecked by a generation of ethnic conflict; however with the arrival of peace, this country is able to stand up firmly and close the doors of the disturbing past. Affording beautiful mountain ranges and serene lakeside locales, this small nation is huddled between the gigantic African- Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Tanzania. The spectacular sights and balmy weather are nonetheless charming and resemble as they are welcoming with beautiful smile on the face, all this comprehensive traits are sure shot to receive huge flocks of tourists from allover the world, after the world clears the daunting notions with the fact that war situations have been ended. Bujumbura, the arid capital city offers for pleasant ambiance with its pretty location  [...]

Discovering Fascinating Sights Of Mongolia – Part II

Discovering Fascinating Sights Of Mongolia – Part II

Mongolia indeed suits the title of an adventurous destination; people who relish fun in outdoor and adventurous activities should definitely give a hit to this worthwhile country at least once. It offers special enchantment in the form of vast plains; horse rides, camping with nomads which altogether lend feeling of re-entering the ancient simplicity and innocence. Truly it remains to be an enchanting and rejuvenating experience while touring in Mongolia, also it offers some of the most beautiful and untouched destinations in Asia. Tourist attractions Khovsgol Nuur: ‘Blue Pearl’ of Mongolia, Khovsgol Nuur is a serene and extensive lake stretching to 136kms deep in the Siberian Taiga. Encompassed by undulating mountains and tranquil lake, the national park forms a major attraction  [...]

Discovering Fascinating Sights Of Mongolia – Part I

Discovering Fascinating Sights Of Mongolia – Part I

Integrate a blend of massive lush scenery of Gobi, snow-clad mountains of Bayan-Olgi, spectacular ravines, shimmering lakes of Khovsgol, dotted with numerous immigrants, and eagle in the background. To all this, add Buddhist shrines, bizarre remnants, plethora of wildlife, rich historical background and an ever-smiling and welcoming hospitality. Over all this, topple a subjugator who started with nothing and ended up with vast coffers of treasures and deviated the path of history. If all this descriptions are persistently craving in your mind to gaze the unspoiled country, then you should tour in New Mongolia. Sprinkle over them, internet cafes in Ulaanbaatar, herders chatting on mobile phones, Manhattan style eco-yurts and vegetarian cafes. The Humvees plying on Peace Ave perhaps might  [...]

Exploring Captivating Atlanta

Exploring Captivating Atlanta

Seeking to tour in a classy destination which can proffer opportunities to enjoy ritzy lifestyle, lip-smacking food, lively nightlife, then let’s move to Atlanta. Embellished with all-encompassing retreats, Atlanta has geared up its boots to spell-bind its tourists to pay frequent visits. Its comprehensive deals with all inclusive-package include cultural heritage sites, sophisticated restaurants, unconventional vicinity and cool bars. Let’s check ahead some cool and chilling ways to get delighted in this spot, check ahead how one can explore the cosmopolitan city like the indigenous people, eat like the locals, and rest like a tourist. The premier striking spot of ‘Atlanta’, flourishing metropolis is the Centennial Olympic Park which houses Atlanta’s most amusing attractions.  [...]

All Embracing Georgia

All Embracing Georgia

Distinct, impeccable, mammoth are few essence that can best describe Georgia, which snuggles cozily at the East of River Mississippi. It is totally distinctive and unusual terrain from the others lying at its skirts. It is different from others as it is embellished with perfect and ideal location that the entire south has to offer. Enriched with wildlife and cultural extremists, right-leaning Republican political parties stand firmly against liberal idealism. Its geographical location presents lofty northern mountain ranges that rise to touch the sky; the vast cities gulp the smaller cities, overwhelmed rivers flow swiftly, and the coastal marshy lands are swarmed with fiddler crabs and waving cordgrass. Atlanta, its capital and a large metropolitan city is a vast centre for transportation  [...]

Charming Falkland Islands

Charming Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands or Islas Malvinas are splendid destinations, if visited while touring to Antarctica, especially with a combined trip to South Georgia; however visiting them separately lends extensive opportunities to explore the region fully. The land has a distinct atmosphere with a huge wildlife population of penguins, seals and albatrosses. Falkland Islands is located 490kms to the East of Patagonia, and is encircled by the South Atlantic. It also lays two main islands, East and West Falkland and more than 700 smaller ones that are spread over 12,713 sq km, which is almost same area as Northern Ireland or Connecticut. It was Argentina’s military dictatorship, who made an imprudent decision of capturing Falkland in 1982; a small amount of people could barely pinpoint the location  [...]

Thriving Re-Incarnation In Angola, Africa

Thriving Re-Incarnation In Angola, Africa

Angola, is a mesmerizing and eye-balls grabbing destination in many ways. This location has been unexplored and stayed afar from the approach of foreign tourists since 1970’s because of the scary annihilating years of warfare. Being in isolation and its geographical and cultural highlights being familiar to few people, the country possesses many more charms that are concealed behind the facade of violent struggles. After continuous 40-years of civil war pestering the country’s peace and stable conditions, the recent cessation has worked out and tourists can peacefully explore the country’s enormous riches lying in its history and culture. For outsider tourists, the destination offers diverse exploring opportunities. In spite of its rampant poverty, inborn corruption and destructed  [...]

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