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Phuket Phever and Phantacies

Phuket Phever and Phantacies

Asia – the land of many cultures, beautiful places, religions and traditions and gastronomic affairs and adventure and so so much more uunravels another great holiday vacation for the true-blue traveler. Nested in the southern part of Thailand, Phuket is one of the most favorite and pulsating island destinations in the whole of South East Asia. Boasting amazing sandy beaches with a favorable tropical climate, what place could be better for the serious sun-soakers than this paradise of a place? The picturesque scenery is simply awe-inspiring that may even miss you your heartbeat for a second. However, even though being an island destination, getting to Phuket is not at all complicated courtesy the two links that connect Phuket with the mainland. The best way to reach is either by flight  [...]

Most Definitely a YES to Dover Islands

Most Definitely a YES to Dover Islands

Dover Island is better known to the locals as Nova Scotia’s playground of granite, and it’s a haven for adventure junkies. Hikers and those that love climbing rocks or even bird watching will absolutely love Dover to bits and the island is located just off of Halifax, which in itself is a town in the proper sense of the world. The panoramic views from the hill-top are plainly awe inspiring and enticing, leaving the traveler in absolute wonder of the virgin beauty of the Islands. Dover Island feels like a world wrapped in itself because it’s so removed from civilization that it makes you wonder larger questions. The seclusion from the city bustle is what stirs in pristine tranquility. The zig-zag boulders jutting out are like a green dagger aimed at the sky, and when the fog blankets it  [...]

The Jubilant Indian Festival of Janmashtami

The Jubilant Indian Festival of Janmashtami

India – A land of cultures, languages, diversity, religions, also a lot of people – which basically sums down to a lot many vibrant festivals and colorful celebrations. Every year Indians celebrate a host of vibrant festivals that keep the country abuzz with some or the other happening. Be it the splendors of the Arabic Seas or the wonders of the gigantic and very pristine Himalayan Mountains – religion and mythology finds a way to weave into the geography and one is living like the legends created by the divine force of Gods and Goddesses. Talking of the Gods, the Hindu mythology is a full of demigods, demigoddesses, even mighty demons and to establish the flag of goodness over evil the Gods. Hindu mythology is comprised of a trident that is made up by Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord  [...]

Ruins of the Baalbek – Lustrous Lebanon

Ruins of the Baalbek – Lustrous Lebanon

Lebanon is at the confluence of awe-inspiring scenery with nostalgia filled in the air by its long winding history. A coastline stretching along one side of the country along with snowcapped peaks that earn the country its true charm in the natural beauty is what sets apart this Middle Eastern territory. What further exemplifies the natural beauty is the combination brought by traditional and cultural charisma stirred in the divinity of these lands. Much paired with the mention of Civil War in the past, along with the passage of time, the scars of Lebanon are healing and evolving as quite a fashionista hub. Straddling to the boundaries of Syria from the eastern side, the marvelous Bekaa Valley’s gigantic and Rocky Mountains enchant many a travelers. Fenced by these hilly regions is an  [...]

Going My Way at Mahe in Seychelles

Going My Way at Mahe in Seychelles

Envisaging an array of palm tree lining the shore with turquoise blue waters splashing the sandy golden beaches, a hibiscus tucked in the tresses and there you are all set to experience the Seychelles experience. In a nutshell, well quite a yes; but if that’s where the story ends then definitely not. Reviving back the lost islands in the depths of the Indian Ocean, Seychelles makes for an exotic and very vibrant vacation boasting a stunning cluster of islands that will have anyone up, close and personal for a wonderful rendezvous with the delight of nature. Much regarded as a heaven on earth, the beaches found here are spectacular that excites the visitor even in simple bask-under-the-sun sessions, leisurely gazing at the horizons and soaking in all the goodness of scenic splendors. The  [...]

Timeless Beauty of Trinidad – Cuba

Timeless Beauty of Trinidad – Cuba

Speaking of timeless charm stirred by the imperial legacy is what defines the romantic city of Trinidad. This Cuban city is abuzz with ethereal monuments that are significant of the Baroque, Neo-Classical and also the Moorish period influences on the architectural styles especially to be found in the Old Town of Trinidad. The Old Town of Trinidad is especially significant as one can over here spectacle the biggest church across all the Cuban territories. Known as the Islesia Parroquial de la Santisima Trinidad, this iconic building of both religious and historic significance started its building work in the year of 1817, and almost after a seventy year in the year 1892, the work marked its completion, which till date awe-inspires the countless number of visitors marveling at the grandeur  [...]

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