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Extraordinary Cape Verde

Extraordinary Cape Verde

Touring to Cape Verde is a visit to series of isolated volcanic islands located at around 500km off-the Senegal coast. There is not just an open ocean that bifurcates Cape Verde from the whole of West Africa. The country’s atmosphere is quite well balanced by the natural perspective as well by the humans. For instance: the cool currents which flows help in maintaining the temperature to be modest and the steady economical and political conditions workout for the country’s high standard of living. You may notice here that the inhabitants represent varied degrees of African and Portuguese traditions and become very energetic and vigorous if you come from Britain and if say, you are arriving from Lagos or Dakar, then there expressions turn to be refreshingly low. Going by its history, the  [...]

Blend Of Rich Culture And History, Benin

Blend Of Rich Culture And History, Benin

If you are on a lookout for an exceptional location in West Africa that should a treasure of fun, culture and history, then Benin should not be missed out. Hailing from a rich legendary background, Benin is distinctly club-shaped country and lies on the western fringes of Nigeria. Once this country was seen with tremendous amount of respect and formidable fear as it was reputed to be strongest Empires in Africa- the Dahomey Kingdom. Tourists can catch sights of the esteemed ancient Dahomeyan’s Palaces and temples in Abomey, where the remnants have been preserved. Visit to Ouidah is heartrending and acquaints of the treasures accumulation which came from slave trade. Slaves were constrained to move to Brazil and Caribbean through the Route d’Esclaves path in Ouidah, moving from here onwards  [...]

Cameroon, Africa In Miniature

Cameroon, Africa In Miniature

If a list of locations would have to be prepared for the tourist attractions in Africa, then Cameroon would definitely top it. This exotic destination sits at the crossroads of West and Central Africa, which actually poses a tough situation as its neighborhood countries are disputing. But this shouldn’t stoop you down as the activities it proffers are just extraordinary and above all problematic issues. Cameroon is the most culturally diverse countries on the entire continent and it offers everything that would attract the tourists. The tourist literatures describe this country as “Africa in Miniature” as it displays every major thing like climate and vegetation of the African continent ranging from coast, desert, savanna and rainforests. Its inhabitants consist of old tribal kingdoms,  [...]

Enthralling Kuala Lumpur – Part II

Enthralling Kuala Lumpur – Part II

Tourist attractions Kuala Lumpur Bird park: This extensive tropical bird park sits in the sprawling scenic and tranquil land of Lake Gardens. This 60-hectare park is popularly known as “Free-flight Walk-in aviary,’ and houses a wide-ranging species ranging from lovely peacocks to the unusual birds from the entire globe. It is home to nearly 200 diverse species and 5000 birds. Also, this lush verdure landscape forms a part of the green belt of Kuala Lumpur. However, the Lake Gardens were built up in the year 1888 and are an artificial one. Tourists can grab fun and catch scenic views of the entire garden by taking a boat ride in the lake waters. The verdure garden bequeaths great picturesque views; one can grab some beautiful views while meandering in the walkways alongside green  [...]

Enjoy These 10 Things In Kuala Lumpur

Enjoy These 10 Things In Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, heart of Malaysia, is a beguiling city which is filled with exciting and exhilarating activities. This captivating destination offers wide-ranging cuisines, spectacular architectures, lively and unusual nightlife, broad variety of shopping. So, anyone touring in Southeast Asia, give a hit to this exotic destination as well. Let’s check ahead the 10 fun-invigorating activities to do in Kuala Lumpur. 1. Shop until you drop: Enjoy shopping spree in Kuala Lumpur; those people who just love shopping and don’t get bored of shopping… should definitely shop here in this shopper’s paradise. Ranging from classy and sophisticated malls alongside the Bukit Bintag Street to the economical roadside stalls in Chinatown, grab everything of your choice. 2. Explore the locals: Get  [...]

Enthralling Kuala Lumpur – Part I

Enthralling Kuala Lumpur – Part I

Kuala Lumpur, past several years of acquiring the runner-up position, it has created a path of victory for itself. It is an electrifying location and simpler to bargain than Bangkok, grittier than Singapore and more exhilarating than Hanoi. The humming of Kuala Lumpur is as conspicuous as its invigorating ambiance of blazing satay, ponging durian, pleasant incense and petrol blisters. Even today, Kuala Lumpur remains a city with roadway cracks and potholes where you have to be vigilant every time, so that you don’t crash over it. But don’t just magnify your eyes over the streets and behold the broader view of the horizon and surroundings. Over a period of 150 years, Kuala Lumpur has transformed from the old image of shabby tin huts in the forests regions to a vigorous contemporary metropolitan  [...]

Exploring Off The Track Bulgaria – Part III

Exploring Off The Track Bulgaria – Part III

I have taken you for a visit in the exotic Bulgaria; now let’s move ahead in its enchanting tourists spot. Tourist attractions Ahtopol: It is a chilling location which offers a blend of Sun and natural surroundings. It is a quaint spot with solitary flowing air. Along with this, it proffers a long beach that stretches about 800 meters from the town centre and lush green hills. There are few buildings which mark their presence in the verdure landscape. However, it is planned to renovate the place rendering a whole new structure in the forthcoming years. An €80 million marina resort is being planned which would have room capacity for 500 yachts. The post office and administration buildings lie at a distance of 500 m to the east from the town ‘centre’ which is sitting alongside  [...]

Exploring Off The Track Bulgaria – Part II

Exploring Off The Track Bulgaria – Part II

Bulgaria is enriched with legendary monuments and architectural structures which have bagged recognition in the list of world-renowned United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Let’s check out the traditional landmarks that directly gives it prestigious positions. Kazanluk Tomb: Perched in idyllic valley of roses, in the neighborhood town of Kazanluk, this is a legendary Thracian Tomb that dates back to the historic era of 4th century-early 3rd century B.C. The exquisite architecture value of the murals in the burial chamber and in the corridor area is unique manifests belonging to the Hellenic period. The artist’s expressions of rites of a burial feast and inner state of figures are just perfectly carved that leaves one gaped. Ivanovo Rock Churches: Located  [...]

Exploring Off The Track Bulgaria – Part I

Exploring Off The Track Bulgaria – Part I

Locked under the Ottoman domination for an elongated period of five centuries and the recent four decades dominance because of the ‘iron curtain’ presents Bulgaria as an isolated and mysterious country in the eyes of entire globe. There are some popular conventional misconceptions like cheap wine downed at the student house parties, budget ski holidays and other such factors, which once defined the country; however Bulgaria has developed over the last 10 years and has successfully brought out a new image. Most of the merry-making tourists find fun in Bulgaria’s attractive extensive-sandy Black sea coast, which flaunts splendid beaches and scenic bays, despite all the widespread construction work. However, this is not everything to this enchanting country, there are other traits which  [...]

Bewitching Magical Spell Of Rio De Janeiro

Bewitching Magical Spell Of Rio De Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro has bewitched the entire globe by its charismatic magnetism as it has come out in flying colors for hosting the much-awaited and exalted Olympics 2016. It has outshined the other three competing cities and successfully emerged out to host the Olympics in its festive spirit. Beware as you too will be mesmerized by its magical spells and you can be left ‘Saudade’- indescribable longing, as this marvelous creation lies elegantly between verdant, forest-covered mountains, and numerous ecstatic beaches. This exceptional city gears up in full force for captivating you with its charming fascinations. This is because of the joint efforts of the ‘Cariocas’ i.e. Rio’s inhabitants who have grappled to make this city a big hit. It is very tough to describe the vigorousness and  [...]

Cherishing The Moments During Best New Zealand Tours – Part III

Cherishing The Moments During Best New Zealand Tours – Part III

Attractions Abel Tasman National Park: This is the most renowned national park which experiences visits of large number of crowds. Lying at the coastal area, it is easily accessible and sprawls to an extensive range towards the northern end ranging in marble and limestone hills enlarging from Kahurangi National Park. The interiors of park are honeycombed with caves and potholes. There are various trails lined up in the park, one of them is an inland route, even though the Coast track is one of the favorites which brings in flocks of tourists. Auckland: The city of volcanoes, with ridges of lava flows forms its own main path. Most of its cones render islands of green within the sea of suburbs. As it is the largest city, it is rich in culture and a cosmopolitan city in New Zealand.  [...]

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