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Can You Suggest Diving Places Better Than These 10?

Can You Suggest Diving Places Better Than These 10?

More than any other attraction in the world, nature entices major part of tourism industry. And why not? An evening spent on a gorgeous beach with multihued dusk is always preferable and beautiful than hotel in the world. Not necessarily a beach. It could be anything like a dazzling bay, profound river, sturdy mountain, sweltering sun, clear azure sky, or abundant wildlife. However, if you are one of those who love water boarding, diving or swimming, you should certainly know about various places on earth where you can enjoy these activities enormously. Diving at the top ten destinations of world is something that you cannot afford to miss. Hence, here is the list of ten best diving destination around the world with a brief note on each. If you intend to go to any or all the destinations,  [...]

Summer holidays in Davos, Switzerland

Summer holidays in Davos, Switzerland

For hundred of years Davos has been attracting tourists from all over the world. In the mid twentieth century, the resort was known as the finest alpine ski resort. Originally, it was known for it refreshing climate only. Many aspect of that place have changed with time. But have you been to the highest city of Europe! Just away from the slope of Davos, surrounded by the mountains, amidst of it, a town is situated. That town is an excellent destination to spend summer holidays. If you visit this town, you would be shocked to know that this town is home of the World Economic Forum. You never know which world leader you might get to see! The place is great for hiking, biking and water sports. Being surrounded by the Alpines Mountain who would miss out the scenery by hiking or biking. The Swiss  [...]

Sydney Harbor Bridge and the Rocks

Sydney Harbor Bridge and the Rocks

Eiffel tower in Paris, Statue of Liberty in New York, San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge and London's Tower Bridge are few famous and iconic bridges and towers of their country. Same as the other structures in different countries, the Sydney Harbor Bridge is loved by its fellow citizens and most visited site of tourists. Just like other iconic structures, the Sydney Bridge has an impressive history. It’s a man-made bridge whose construction work started after 1924 and took eight years to complete. The bridge was inaugurated in 1932. It got its nickname as ‘Coathanger’ because of its arch-based design. Being the Australia’s most loved and photographed landmark, it’s also the world’s widest steel arch bridge which is one hundred and thirty-four meters above the harbor. Being  [...]

The Spirit of Hope – Lessons from Dharavi Slums

The Spirit of Hope – Lessons from Dharavi Slums

There were times when tourists avoided traveling to cities in India due to the tackiness, stench, and insecurity (post 2008 terrorist attacks). However, the tourism industry boosted after Slumdog Millionaire snatched eight Oscars, and we were among the many Americans foreigners who arrived on this cultural land to witness and compare the slumdogs in the movie and reality. Famously known as Reality Tours, Elisa and I decided to witness the paucity and griminess in the streets of Dharavi, Asia’s largest slum vicinity in Mumbai, India. We hired an Indian guide, Satish, who dwelled in the same filthiness, to get a closer and perfect tour around the area. Prior to entering the poverty border, Satish informed us that over 55% of Mumbai’s population dwelled in these slums, which was staggering  [...]

Choco-licious Countries

Choco-licious Countries

For those people who cannot get enough of chocolates we bring you few countries who worship chocolates! These countries make some good and delicious chocolates using traditional way. 1) On our list, number one is Mexico! The capital of city of Mexico, Oaxaca, still holds the record of having five point five pounds of chocolates on average per year! The long forgotten traditional way of making chocolates is still followed here. The Mexican just loves chocolates and it’s not just famous in solid form but used as beverages too. They call it ‘drink of god’. Here you will find many chocolate factories, mainly at Calle Mina. You can also visit these factories and watch them make it. Don’t miss the chance to taste and see how it’s made in factories! If you want to have variety of chocolate  [...]

Banff Canada

Banff Canada

If you are hunting for beautiful locales in Canada, look no further than Banff. Set amid the Canadian Rockies, Banff is a town sure to mesmerize you. The town takes its name from its Scottish counterpart. The town of Banff, located in the heart of Banff National Park, is home to lush green meadows and serene waterfalls. Banff is a little wonder because of its small area. This mountain resort town has streets buzzing in activity. From elaborate dining facilities to world-class accommodation, Banff has it all. One glimpse is all it takes to understand Banff’s popularity as a tourist hotspot. The Cascade Mountain and the Bow River are famous. The people of Banff are blessed to have spectacular locales as their backyard. With the advent of winter, this town becomes a haven for adventure  [...]

Top Ten Destinations of 2010

Top Ten Destinations of 2010

Now that New Year has begun, don’t get busy so soon! There are whole lot of countries which offers tourists comfort and fun, at economical rate. 2010 is a good year for most of the countries, which have many projects implemented for tourism. We are going to tell you such top ten from our list of countries where you will have some surprise and fun altogether! 1) In our list, Colombia top’s first. The Columbia once known to be the centre of cocaine cartel of the South America is now changed. The capital city of Columbia, Bogotá has many things stored to attract tourism. The city has promising attraction of mix of culture, activity and relaxation at the economical price. The city has many new opened hotel and restaurants that offer good quality service and for sightseeing, there is everything  [...]

Enticing Australia

Enticing Australia

Huge, attractive and multicultural Australia has everything on its lap to offer something to people around the world. The more we say, the less it will be about Australia. This huge country has many small islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans and also has the island of Tasmania with the mainland of the Australian Continent. The neighbouring countries of Australia are Indonesia, East Timor, Papua New Guinea towards the northern direction, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and New Caledonia towards northeast direction and New Zealand to the southeastern side. All the state capitals like Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide improve the glory of Australia to such an extent that this country stands distinct from the rest in the entire world. Millions of attractions could be found in  [...]

Tiny Elements For Long Journeys

Tiny Elements For Long Journeys

Ask the folks who love to go for adventurous trips. The way they pack their baggage is the most amazing trick. My self being a travel lover has made some vital stuff that I grab before leaving for some tours. It is most frequent with me that my gang picks me after I wind my office works and we leave for some place to freak out. Go mad and have fun. One thing is for sure the more and more you hit the road to travel you learn to pack your bags more properly. The very first thing you learn is to bundle in lighter for longer period. Secondly, they themselves invent journey necessities. These travel essential encloses a wide variety stuff that becomes a part and parcel of the journey. The journeys in which our families accompanies us, comprises lot of things that are useful on the voyages.  [...]