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Flamenco in Andalucia

Flamenco in Andalucia

Spain has given many wondrous things to the world, including Andres Iniesta and Paella and just another Spanish export is the Flamenco. A soul-stirring dance that makes you want to throw off your shoes and get into the throes of dance, Flamenco is the beating, vibrant heart of Spanish culture, present in the soundtrack of life of every Spaniard. The passion of its live performance is met by its underlying melancholy and the dichotomy only serves to touch the hearts chords. Learning Flamenco is almost as if you’ve been initiated to a covert club few know of, a hybrid of the taciturn and the voluptuously outgoing. The moment known as duende (and you will know it, for your spine will be set tingling at that precise moment) is pixie like in its elfin charm and yet so rabidly feral as to draw  [...]

Jazzy City of Johannesburg

Jazzy City of Johannesburg

Come to the fun-filled land of Johannesburg and unravel great adventure and activities that this vivacious city has in store for the traveler and alike. The great throbbing city of the safari land of South Africa calls one and all to ‘Jozi’ as the place is famously referred to as. Or simply, call it the all-so cool Jo’burg invites the outdoor enthusiast who also like the trot the urban way, and certainly Johannesburg has everything to offer. In the contemporary period, the city is viewed drenched in a myriad of hues having something unique for all. Notoriously known in the past for possessing a darker image, the media portrayals have more or less infused a not very favorable image of the city in the past. But, gradually with conquering over the gruesome reality, the government strives  [...]

Trekking in Bhutan

Trekking in Bhutan

The landscapes and terrains offered by Bhutan can be as diverse as the alpine meadows, the dense forests, the lush valleys and the snowy high mountain peaks. The most rewarding and exciting experience for a trekker is the Land of the Thunder Dragon. For a trekker it is a must visit destination. Through trekking one can visit the mountain areas and the rural regions. These treks are camp based. The kingdom of Bhutan is rich in wildlife and nature. Trekking in Bhutan can help you spot wildlife, wildflowers and variety of birds. Best time to trek? You can witness the ancient culture and interact with local people to gain insight into their way of living. One can see small villages and their beautiful houses of stone which makes for a picturesque sight. The best time to visit Bhutan for trekking  [...]

Jungle Safari across Nepal’s National Parks

Jungle Safari across Nepal’s National Parks

After covering the ‘Royal Chitwan National Park’ jungle safari in the last post now we look forward to the other equally thrilling adventures in Nepal’s other nature reserves. Bardia National Park Safari: A safari through the jungles of Bardia National Park will set your soul free. It is located east to the River of Karnali and lies in the western plain lands of Nepal. It spans an area of 968 square kilometers. The Bardia National Park is situated in the Terai region and is the most untouched and largest protected region. Rare Gangetic Dolphin and wild elephants! Many endangered species have refuge in this reserve. The animals residing here include the wild elephants, swamp deer, tigers, gharial crocodile and the marsh mugger crocodile. Rhinoceros, blackbucks, and the rare  [...]

Mysterious Bhutan: The Kingdom of the Himalayas

Mysterious Bhutan: The Kingdom of the Himalayas

Location: The country of Bhutan is tucked away in the eastern Himalayas. It lies in between the Indian states of Assam to the south, West Bengal to the east, Sikkim to the west and the region of Tibet to the north. The majestic Himalayas: The kingdom of Bhutan is about the size of Switzerland and spans an area of 47,000 square kilometer. It is a land locked country which means it is bordered on all sides by other regions or landscapes. Bhutan is situated in the heart of the high Himalayan ranges. The population of the country is quite less. Geographic wonder: The higher Greater Himalayas can reach a height of 7,300 meters and is bordered to the north by the Tibetan plateau. The Himalayas in the south descend to form the valleys of the Lesser Himalayas which are separated by the  [...]

Bangladesh: Chittagong and the Chittagong hill tracts

Bangladesh: Chittagong and the Chittagong hill tracts

Chittagong: It is the second largest city of Bangladesh and is situated on the banks of the River Karnaphuli. Near to the city is an Old Portuguese enclave which is known as Paterghata. There is a colonial church located here and people here are mostly Christians. Sadarghat is an old waterfront area which is interesting because of the activities of trade which help in the growth of the city. The most amazing architectural beauties in the city are Shahi Jama-e-Masjid and Qadam Mubarak Mosque. Interesting display of the tribal people of Bangladesh can be seen at the Ethnological Museum in the Agrabad area. In the north west of the city is the Fairy Hill in the British City where you can get amazing views and cool breezes to match the view. Reazuddin Bazaar is the market which is a must  [...]

Ten must-visit regions of the Mediterranean

Ten must-visit regions of the Mediterranean

The Mediterranean coastline stretches for some 46,000 kilometres and this one expanse of tourist paradise stretches across three continents and is frequented by millions of visitors each year and all of this with good reason too. The sun kissed beaches and still waters make it a terrific beach destination, but that would discount its other strengths too. The Mediterranean is home to one of the most culturally and geographically diverse regions of the world with everything from mountainous terrain to superb redolent cafes trying to lure you in. It’s a mix of the historical and the holiday-maker’s haven, and you can make whatever you want of it. While there’s plenty where this came from, here we mention ten locales in the Mediterranean that offer up something unique for the everyman. Tarifa,  [...]

The Great Pyramid of Giza

The Great Pyramid of Giza

The Great Pyramid of Giza is known to be the most amazing and the exuberant piece of ancient structure in the world. This pyramid is also known to be one of the most mysterious ones too. The pyramid is known to be one of the most frequented tourist sites in the world. About the Pyramid The Pyramid is supposed to be one of the most amazing sites in the country. The pyramids are the structures of the three kings of the fourth dynasty which ruled this place from 2575 to 2465 BC. The Pyramid was originally 481 feet five inches tall and is measured upto 755 feet along the sides. The pyramid has been constructed with approximately 2.5 million limestone blocks which weigh around 2.6 tons. This place is one of the places which is known for the interior designs and the Grand Gallery which is  [...]

Discovering the land of Mauritius

Discovering the land of Mauritius

Mauritius is known to be one of the most remarkable tourist destinations to visit in the Southeastern part of the world. Being the land of the most amazing beaches and the great landscape and the oceanfront, this place is known to be one of the most loved tourist destinations in the world. Mauritius attracts tourists from all round the world. There are a number of activities and tourist places where you can head in for and these places are considered to be simply the best one. There are a number of sandy beaches and lagoons which are popular places to hang around here. Port Louis is known to be the administrative and the financial capital of Mauritius. This place is located on the North West part of the Island. This port is said to be the only financial port in Mauritius. This place is  [...]

Into the Land of Hersheys

Into the Land of Hersheys

Philadelphia in the United States is considered to be one of the most amazing and the most remarkable places to visit. This place is known to be one of the most remarkable tourist destinations in the States. There are some places in Philadelphia which is known to be the most happening and the most great places to be in. This place is known to be one of the most amazing and the most remarkable places to visit. There are a couple of great places to visit in Philadelphia. These places are considered to be simply the best ones. Northeast Mountain Area is known to be one of the perfect destinations to be in. Many outdoor recreations are are simply amazing here. Skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, hiking, fishing and boating are some of the ones that you can indulge in. The Pocono Mountains  [...]

Unique Islands of Maldives

Unique Islands of Maldives

Maldives is considered to be an amazingly beautiful group of islands which is located in the Indian Ocean. The place is simply remarkable and is known for its vast shining beaches and for being known as the “Paradise on Earth”. There are some exuberant places which tourists love to go around in Maldives. The oceanlife is simply great and tourists from all over the world love to throng at this place. Some of the great places to visit in Maldives are as following. The Grand Friday Mosque, The National Museum, Mulee Aage Palace, Hukuru Miskiiy, Esjehi Art Gallery, Jumhoorie Maidan, Male Fish Market, and the best beaches of Maldives. The Grand Friday Mosque is one of the largest and one of the most important mosques in the country. This mosque is considered to be the biggest mosque  [...]