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Top 5 most haunted castles in Europe

Top 5 most haunted castles in Europe

Irrespective of whether we like history or not, castles and palaces are among the most exciting sights that are adored on our vacation tour. This is certainly because of the giantess, unique location, style, architecture, facilities, and legends related to these castles and palaces. In this article, I am going to focus on the ‘legend’ aspect of some of the most famous castles and palaces. Specifically, this article will reveal to you some of the most haunted castles in Europe. Dare to explore it? Then, continue reading on… The Tower of London This is the most infamous castle in the world where for many centuries, blood-drenched battlements were witnessed. As a testimony to the tower's wicked history, many personalities have been wandering here for 800 years making it among the most  [...]

Alhambra de Granada: An architectural retreat

Alhambra de Granada: An architectural retreat

Welcome to the palace city! Also known as La Alhambra, Alhambra de Granada is a legendary marvel for all the history lovers. Nestled atop a hill in Granada, Spain; La Alhambra is known as the history venue where the scholars as well as artists took refuge after the defeat of Al Andalus by the Christian Spain. Today, the entire zone is a threefold establishment holding a palace, a castle, and a dwelling wherein the myriad of edifices are on a height and reflect the look and feel of medieval Christian edifices. Among all these buildings, the citadel or alcazaba is the most ancient building that still lives on the secluded, steep land. In the 11th century, the Alhambra de Granada after being abandoned for almost two centuries castle was renewed by Samuel of the Zirid Dynasty. He did so for  [...]

Panama Canal cruise, Aruba cruise – Top cruising vacations

Panama Canal cruise, Aruba cruise – Top cruising vacations

We all love to be amidst water on our holidays and this is the main reason why we always look for islands on every summer vacation. On the beaches and bays, we love to experience swimming, snorkeling, and diving. Aren’t you tired doing all these adventurous activities? This time I am going to share with you something new and interesting to be done on the waters of the islands and seas. Stop tiring your body and get ready to relax both body and mind on a cruise trip amidst natural splendor. This is the only peaceful way to enjoy the nature in all its grandeur, the soaring mountainous ranges, and the surrounding flora and fauna bringing some excitement in life. Do all this by just sitting on a high deck and sipping some coffee. Listed below are the top 6 cruising vacations. Panama Canal  [...]

Jordan: Tracking the historical and adventurous heritage

Jordan: Tracking the historical and adventurous heritage

What comes to your mind when you think of Jordan? Petra, Jordan River, or Dead Sea? Well, all these are the min-blowing attractions of the Middle East. Petra is among the New Seven Wonders of the World, while the Jordan River was the site where Lord Jesus was baptized. Besides these, there are many more highlights here in the form of ruined Roman cities, forts, Crusader fortresses, and mighty biblical sites. For those who love adventures, they can head to the Dead Sea and Gulf of Aqaba for having fun under sun and with bun. Above all, the Middle East nation of Jordan is the safest place for a vacation. I first visited the Citadel Hill that is the capital Amman. This is where you will know about the historic times of this city through the old ruins and artifacts of the Stone Age now housed  [...]

Magnetic Island: Water sport haven

Magnetic Island: Water sport haven

This beautiful gem of Australia is an all time vacation spot for both the locals and the travelers. Nestled at a distance of 8 km offshore from the tropical Townsville in Queensland, the Magnetic Island truly functions as per its name – pulling new and new tourists all the year round. Your fun starts right from the journey of reaching the island and does not end before you see your own home. Believe me; because the only way to reach here is via a car or passenger ferry that marks the beginning of an exciting holiday. Above all the highlights here, people throng the Magnetic Island due to its scenic beaches that are great for swimming, diving, snorkeling around its coral reefs, sailing, kayaking, and motor boating. Therefore, expect maximum fun under water. But, there are fun mediums also  [...]

Angkor Thom: City of Riches

Angkor Thom: City of Riches

Literally meaning the big city in Khmer, Angkor Thom is a magnificent ancient city dedicated to the Buddhists in Cambodia. This is one of the ancient treasures of the region, which even today boasts a myriad of interesting sights for the travelers. The main attraction here that pulls tourists from all the parts of the world is its Bayon Temple. I am sure you must have heard of this great shrine of Buddha, just imagine his four giant stone faces and you will know the grandeur of the temple. Well, this is not the only draw here; there are some more to it. Founded by the ideal king of Angkor who is Jayavarman VII during his ruling time from 1181 to 1219 A.D, the city in the past was actually the abode of nearly one million inhabitants. Wow! Surprised to know that a southeast Asian city can  [...]

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  [...]

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