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Breathtaking views of Budapest

Breathtaking views of Budapest

 Budapest is a travel destination that will leave you breathless and elated. This city is renowned for its thermal springs since the Roman times. This marvel of Europe is sure to rejuvenate you. The impressive architecture, the leafy parks, the lush green forests, and above all World heritage listed Castle hill where you can explore museums and monuments or simply soak up more views of the city and river. You may visit the Terror Museum that illustrates the decade of Nazi and communist repression and it is the former headquarters of the secret police and a memorial for the victims of crime. Budapest has some of the finest Turkish baths that boast original architecture with wonderful octagonal pools, stained glass windows, and mosaics. You may take a trip to the Communism Statue Park,  [...]

Places to visit in Prague

Places to visit in Prague

The Czech Republic is one of the youngest countries in the world and its capital Prague is the resplendent, glorious jewel in her crown. The air in Prague smells love, romance and it is home to cosy pubs and street cafes to have romantic candle light dinners and taste some of the best beers in the world. Prague is a city of Castles, and you may start with Prague castle, the largest medieval castle in the world and it is a centre for Bohemian arts and the surrounding gardens have on a baroque air, complete with terraces, sculptures, impressive steps, and fountains. One of the most popular spot of Prague, is the Charles Bridge, which is vibrant by the day or night, scattered with travellers , vendors, entertainers and there is a feel of festival all around and offers  a panoramic view of  [...]

Tour Delights in Amsterdam

Tour Delights in Amsterdam

Visit Europe and come back with fascinating stories of places here. Enjoy the travels here and bask in the pleasures of ancient cities and magnificent regions. Visit the unique and special city of Amsterdam. In spite of the obvious crowd that is seen here, there is a certain charm to the place. Amsterdam is surely not a place to be  missed when one comes to this part of Europe. Just take a stroll along the streets which are narrow like canals and enjoy the ambience here. Or else you could just sit in the innumerable cafes in Amsterdam and seep in the beauty of this city. There are many places that give you a feeling of being in a great land filled with the maximum excitement and pleasures. Go to the Civic Guards Gallery and visit this city old centre which has been formed due to many canal  [...]

Get Enchanted at Dubrovnik

Get Enchanted at Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik is the answer to the tourist's query of whether Great Wall of China could exist in Europe. Yes, this is the place to be in, to get the best feel of being in land of ecstatic pleasure. This is the magnificent European land with the best views over the Mediterranean. This is the Great Wall of China of Europe. Lord Byron described Dubrovnik the walled city as the Pearl of the Adriatic. Founded sometime back in the 7th century, this was earlier called Ragusium by the local Romans. The Byzantine Empire ruled it sometime between 867 and 1205. Then Venice took over the place till the year 1358 and then it was under Hungary till the year 1526. Then it was under the Ottoman Empire till the year 1806. It was an independent republic and was a self governing body and then in the 16th century  [...]

Katikies Hotel, Greece

Katikies Hotel, Greece

The romantic settings, the warm ambience and the impeccable hospitality at Katikies Hotel makes it a desirable destination of every leisure traveler and honeymoon couple. Surrounded by the beautiful Cyclades Islands, Katikies Hotel epitomizes serenity and inspires every traveler to indulge in bliss, luxury and rejuvenation.  Situated in the heart of Oia Santorini, Greece, Katikies Hotel features premium rooms, suites, delightful restaurants, infinity swimming pool, indoor Jacuzzi, library, high speed internet accessibility, massage parlors, wedding planning and recreation. Overlooking the scenic Caldera cliffs, Katikies Hotel is a luxurious and serene hotel, far from the crazy hustle and bustle of the city. If you are looking forward to spend a holiday in Oia Santorini, Greece, then do halt  [...]

Happening places to explore in Budapest

Happening places to explore in Budapest

Live your holiday and unwind to your heart’s content at Budapest, the capital city of Hungary which is truly awesome and surrounded by several tourist destinations. Admired as one of the beautiful cities in Europe, Budapest is a nice destination to spend your summer holidays and visit some notable destinations like Budapest Parliament, St. Stephen Basilica, Fishermen’s Bastion & Matthias Church and City Park. Let’s take a detailed glimpse at the happening places of Budapest. 1) The Fishermen’s Bastion The Fisherman’s Bastion is one of the happening monuments in Budapest which was named in the memory of fisherman’s guild. According to historical sources and customs, it is been said that the guild played a pivotal role in protecting this section of the castle wall. Built  [...]

Bioparco: The Zoological Garden of Rome

Bioparco: The Zoological Garden of Rome

The Bioparco SpA is a Zoological Garden situate din Rome, Italy. This zoo houses over 1114 animals belonging to as much as 222 different species. Initially i.e. in the year 1908 Bioparco was established for hosting an exhibition showcasing exotic species of animals from around the globe. Unlike the other zoos of that era, which primarily worked on the scientific aspects of animal species, this Rome based zoological garden aimed at providing maximum amusement and entertainment to the visitors. Bioparco covered an overall area of 12Hectares. The permanent zoo at this place was inaugurated on the 5th of January, 1911. The design of the zoo was planned by the famed zoo-man and animal trainer of that time, Carl Hagenbeck. Before this one, he already had a zoo at Hamburg, Stellingen. However,  [...]

Top 3 Places to Visit in Frankfurt

Top 3 Places to Visit in Frankfurt

The German city of Frankfurt is the 5th largest city of the country and is also designated as the business center of Germany. However, there’s no shortage of sightseeing opportunities, if you are visiting Frankfurt for a family vacation or looking to spend some extra days in the city after the hectic business meets. Here are the top 3 places to visit in Frankfurt: Goethe Haus: This is the house where the famous writer and poet of Germany, Johan Wolfgang Goethe was born. This place is preserved not only as the abode of Goethe, but also as paradigm revealing the standard of living of the rich and famous people during the end of the Baroque era. Goethe Haus was reconstructed after being destroyed during the World War II. The place stays open from 10 am to 5.30 pm every day. Admission fees  [...]

Halle Tony Garnier

Halle Tony Garnier

Halle Tony Garnier is among the chief concert venues and exhibition halles in the city of Lyon in France. The Halle Tony Garnier is the third biggest auditorium in France, after the Palais Omnisports de Paris - Bercy as well as the Arena that is up coming in Montpellier. The Halle Tony Garnier have been witness to a whole lot of major acts such as Sting, Mark Knopfler, Aerosmith, Metallica as well as a whole lot of international performers and popular musicians. The Halle was built in the 1909 – 1914 period. The Halle Tony Garnier is a major structure in Lyon city and akin to an icon for the city. The halle was inaugurated in the year nineteen fourteen as a major structure part of a project finalized as the “industrial city.” Nowadays, the Halle Tony Garnier is used as a location  [...]

Pamukkale: a getaway right up on the cotton castle

Pamukkale: a getaway right up on the cotton castle

As I locked the doors of my car and kicked the speed up, all my thoughts were focused on reviving any memory of self-defense moves I could use. They were 12 men, definitely local, on 7 scooters following me. I did all I could to block my self from listening to whatever they were yelling. As I entered the town, the roads of Pamukkale were narrowing down my speed and those men on me. I thought I didn’t stand a chance as once or twice they did come right next to my car and kept signaling me to stop the car. Either peril lied ahead or with these men, so I finally caved in. And to my peaceful astonishment, all 12 of them started ranting about cheap hotels, restaurants and souvenirs. And this is what the town of Pamukkale was like. As you enter the town, you will be greeted by frantic local  [...]

Hotel Majestic, Rome

Hotel Majestic, Rome

Hotel Majestic is a legendary luxury on the Via Veneto in Rome that offers a warm salutation to its guests that are considered as the top most priority here. The hotel is proud to possess the privilege of soaring from an esteemed spot in the downtown, in the city’s heart to be exact, since 1889. It is a historical retreat as many political personalities as well as film celebrities have chosen this royal hotel as their home when they are away from their homes. And that Hotel Majestic still acts to be the same even today for the new generation stars. Certainly, if the stars love it, there should be no doubt that the hotel is well known for its flawless standards as well as service. Hotel Majestic is also preferred for offering immediate access to the famous Villa Borghese gallery and gardens,  [...]

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