RSSArchive for October, 2010

Top 5 frightening sites on Halloween night

Top 5 frightening sites on Halloween night

Halloween is among the eeriest days that contrastingly call for celebrations and belief in ghostly fallacy. Formed from the old Celtic followings, religious customs, and European folk traditions;  Halloween is thought to be the time for the dead who become alive, gather at the haunted sights, and roam in the different corners of Earth. Further, it is also said that the devil energy in and around these spirits increase by 10 times on the Halloween day. Even in this modern world of today, there are some locations that have seen these disturbing spirits. Here are the top 5 frightening sites that might witness an unexplained eerie phenomenon on this Halloween. Edinburgh Vault Recognized as the red light district in the start of the 19th century featuring dark and no light rooms; this was the  [...]

Hiking the scenic K2 Godwin Austen

Hiking the scenic K2 Godwin Austen

This time it seemed as if I got a wild call from this best trekking region where the splendid Godwin Austen Glacier meet the Baltoro Glacier. This convergence is called Concordia, a term given by the European explorers who found many similarities as see in a glacial meet in the central Alps. Undoubtedly, this is the exciting zone as well as a hidden treasure for all the adventurers. Although there is no climbing, hikes are inevitable to several base camps during which you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the region. Hiking to the Broad peaks’ base camps will generally take you three hours, which is very fascinating because of the terrain K2 filled with rugged hiking ground. This trekking was just beyond all the limits of thrill along with a couple of Americans. It was so tempting that  [...]

Florence: Hub of the Italian history

Florence: Hub of the Italian history

Can you recollect the great Renaissance era that you must have studied in your history lectures? Well, now also recall its fine architectures that are among the best examples of art and structure. If you are a great fan of Renaissance art, then this time take a tour of the beautiful Florence in the culturally and architecturally famous Italy. Florence is the most distinct destination on the tourist map as it is even today the home of some well-preserved as well as the superb Renaissance edifices. Just this single reason will suffice for a trip to this city if you are a history aficionado. The city offers a plethora of historic sights such as churches and museums that houses the works of the great artists such as Michelangelo. However, keep in mind that if you desire a relaxing trip, then this  [...]

The Butchart Gardens: Green and graceful

The Butchart Gardens: Green and graceful

Adorning British Colombia, the Butchart Gardens is no less than a heaven that has descended on Earth. Considered as one of the most eminent gardens, the Butchart gardens are also among the most outstanding ones on the planet. If you have never visited this one, do visit it this time as even you will agree that paradise on Earth is certainly here on the 50-acre landscaped lawns. The nature here is at its full swing and because of its close proximity with the Vancouver Island, the atmosphere is very cool and breezy. You will surely be stunned to see a garden that offers so spectacular views such that your mind and heart will be captivated, your eyes will go up for a minute, and your body will come to a standstill pose while you start to explore these cool retreat. Now, you might think that  [...]

St Kitts & Nevis: Promising tourist packages

St Kitts & Nevis: Promising tourist packages

This fascinating pair of islands boasts a land of similarities amidst contrasting differences making your holiday very interesting and thrilling. Both of them offer fine beaches flanked by soaring mountains, several pampering activities, and rich Caribbean heritage. However, St Kitts is superior in experience and is the home to many sugar estates and chimney stacks. On the other hand, Nevis is neater whose only volcano is a major attraction. Isolated by a water channel, it goes without saying that St Kitts & Nevis are linked via regular ferry services. This sets you free to stay on any of them while enjoying both of them. Basseterre, the capital of St Kitts, is the historic land of British as well as French colonization. However, the top attraction here is the St George's Anglican Church  [...]

Acknowledge the awesome Alice Springs

Acknowledge the awesome Alice Springs

Well, this dream-like vacation destination in Australia has nothing to do with the Alice in Wonderland or her story. But, it is still fascinating because of the highlights such as the great geographical formations like the Ayers Rock and natural sights like the Reptile Centre, and cultural draws such as the Desert Art Gallery. Besides these, the name of the city itself is legendary carrying an inspirational story. The region is so named behind the consort of Charles Todd, Alice Todd who together arrived in 1865 for setting the first telegraph line. On their way in the region, they came across a stream with a waterhole called Alice Springs and this was where the first repeater station was established. Talking more about its past events, it was where Priscilla, the Queen of the Desert danced  [...]

St Lucia: The most memorable Caribbean destination

St Lucia: The most memorable Caribbean destination

Welcome to the mountainous island on the Caribbean that is the most memorable! Well, it is not memorable just because of the Caribbean beaches and water sports. This time you will have to change you opinion for the Caribbean destinations that they are only ideal for beaches and food. And it is this Caribbean island that will aid you in doing so. St. Lucia is also memorable because of the its rainforest interior that is just apt and best for hiking, rolling volcanic mountains, and national park for walks. As per my experience, St. Lucia is such that each budget visitor can find its own beach and hotel. Castries, the capital, is the home to a harbor as well as the extinct volcano’s crater. The Public Market is worth a visit, which is one of the alluring sights packed with people and vendors  [...]

5 fully holy grottos that you might not know

5 fully holy grottos that you might not know

A grotto for us is a creepy natural formation full of stalactites, stalagmites, lakes, and other underground wonders adorning the land below the surface on which we live. However, we also know that some of the most celebrated caves on the planet are completely sacred because of the mythological statues and scenes carved in it. For example, the Buddhist caves of Southeast Asia that provide the unique chance of ambling on the holy ground adorned with the sacred figurines, which are not only a delight for our eyes but are also the diet of our souls. In fact, herein, you will be introduced to 5 such caves that are not popular across the globe, but are worth to be among the top tourist destinations. Actun Tunichil Muknal, Belize Also known as the Cave of the Stone Sepulchre, this grotto is full  [...]

Adore the World Heritage Site of Antigua

Adore the World Heritage Site of Antigua

Antigua is a small world of beaches offering the finest dunes in white that are made spectacular with the azure waters. With this mere statement, you can think how free-flowing destination this can be for those who love to spend holidays on unique beaches. From the air, this island might appear as a cliche, but it is this oddly-shaped terrain offering so much neatness and transparency that nobody would like to leave and go back home! Its countless rocky inlets and ridged coasts embrace some of the world’s ideal small beaches making the island to reach among the top tourist destinations. Are you aware of the famous idols such as the guitar-picker Eric Clapton and huckster scribe Ken Follett? Well, they all have their winter residences here. Further, some of the most exotic resorts on the  [...]

Bursting with thrill at Barbados

Bursting with thrill at Barbados

Would you like to be on a Caribbean tour where beaches offer much more than sand and surf? If yes, then this time plan for exploring Barbados, a stunning Caribbean island standing apart from other such islands because of the unique beaches, cozy ambience, and homely comforts. Whether your budget is high or low and style is classic or modern, Barbados ensures an enjoyable vacation and never-erasing memories to its tourists as per their suitability. Funky, cheap, posh, or relaxing; all the comforts that you have at your home can be availed here. The main reason behind is that this island is among the most developed ones in the Caribbean. This wild Atlantic coast in the east is no less than a heaven for the surfers. In fact, trying out all types of sports such as hiking and diving is just  [...]

Explore the Exquisite Scenic Beauty of California

Explore the Exquisite Scenic Beauty of California

Blessed with exotic natural beauty, California is all about fun and enjoyment. There are many tourist attractions in Northern and Southern California and which are world famous. The California vacation promises to be the best of all the vacations of all the times. The Hollywood is the Mecca of the movie studios, production houses and the stardom. No one and nothing sleeps here. Shop here for getting some exclusive Hollywood stuff like clothes, gadgets and other accessories. Also you would get to visit various premier studios like Universal Studios, Kodak Theatre which is the home of the Academy Awards. If you are lucky, you may be able to spot some Hollywood biggies walking down the Hollywood walk of Fame. The largest suspension bridge, the Golden Gate which connects San Francisco and Marin  [...]

Page 1 of 212