Archive for December, 2007

Top 5 Destinations in India

Friday, December 7th, 2007


Top 5 Destinations in India

With its centuries old traditions, India has fascinated many millions of tourists that come there from all over the world and with so much of history and culture on offer, not to mention the wildlife and natural scenic beauty, there is something of interest to everyone visiting India. Of course, with so much to choose from, people may become a bit confused as to where to begin though. Here are the top five destinations that every tourist should visit at least once when visiting India.

Taj Mahal

Perhaps, it would be a wonderful idea to start your journey through India with a visit to Agra where one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal, is located. This monument erected to show the love and esteem that the Moghul Emperor Shah Jehan had for his departed Queen Mumtaz is a veritable piece of poetry set to marble. And, having come to see the Taj Mahal, don’t forget to have you photographed which will help you take home a precious moment in your life and cherish that memory for years to come. While in Agra, it would also pay to visit another and perhaps even greater Moghul Emperor’s grave – that of Akbar the Great.


Khajuraho Temple, Top 5 Destinations in India

And, while you are taken up by love and its many splendors, another place worth visiting in India would be Khajuraho where you will find temples that were erected as far back as 1050 A.D. by the famous Chandela Kings, and there are twenty-two of these beautiful temples which embody the great erotica that India is famous for and which are artistically set in unique forms that are not found anywhere else in the world. Besides being famous for the intellect and spiritual mindset of people from that bygone era, Khajuraho is also where the saga of Indian love calls as its home and it is here that the Kama Sutra also lives.


You might also want to take in a place called Lakshadweep which is located in the Arabian Sea on the west coast of India and here you will find excellent grouping of coral islands that are still relatively undiscovered and where you can enjoy snorkeling and also swimming. If you are looking for something unusual then this best kept Indian secret destination is a must for you.

Lahaul Spiti

For those who come to India to experience spiritual awakening, there is the excellent Lahaul Spiti that is located in rugged mountains and which is set amongst the most beautiful of natural settings. Both Lahaul and Spiti are remote lying valleys that they are located near Tibet and Ladhakh and it is a real paradise for trekkers as well.

Bandhavgarh National Park

Finally, you may want to take in Bandhavgarh National Park which comprises more than four hundred and forty eight square kilometers and is a real haven for wildlife where you can see the famous royal Indian tigers in its natural habitat and there are other wildlife to be viewed as well such as elephants, many different species of birds and also deer and nilgais.

Walt Disney World Holidays

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007

Some Tips when Planning to Spend Holidays in Walt Disney World

About the Walt Disney World

The Walt Disney World Resort is composed of four separate theme parks, two water parks, restaurants, and numerous resorts with extraordinary facilities. With these amenities and entertainment possibilities, Walt Disney World climbed its way to be the most visited recreational resort in the world. This is why holidays in Walt Disney World is much anticipated by most travelers especially those who are traveling with their family.

Walt Disney World Holidays

Walt Disney World offers a lot of opportunities for entertainment, attractions, shopping, and food from all over the world, intended to fascinate both kids and the child within every adult. Adults will have fun with the variety of recreational activities like tennis, golf and even horseback riding. For those who want to treat themselves to relaxing and pampering services, the hotels within the hotel offer a multitude of amenities and facilities to make this possible. Also, the two nighttime entertainment sections is another place where adults can stay up late being entertained.

Walt Disney World Holidays, Holidays in Walt Disney World

The Christmas Holiday is fast approaching and it would be very much exciting especially for your kids to spend the holidays in Walt Disney World. This is the perfect time to enjoy and celebrate the season with the much-loved Disney characters, the surest way to let your kids get the chance for a magical holiday season. With a lot of special events, fireworks shows, and spectacular parades, kids and adults alike are sure to take pleasure when visiting Walt Disney World during this season. It is very much recommended to plan carefully and prepare everything before you get on with spending your Walt Disney World holidays.

Tips when Planning to Spend Walt Disney World Holidays

Here are some tips to help you make your holidays in Walt Disney World a truly memorable and pleasurable experience:

  • Be sure to plan ahead of time. This will allow you to set your priority of things to do and see during your Walt Disney World vacation. By research and careful planning you might end up getting affordable packages that is really a possibility during the holiday season.
  • Research on the possible means by which you can get a customized and affordable package for your holidays in Walt Disney World. By looking around legitimate sources, you might find that Walt Disney World holidays is more reasonably priced than what you may think.
  • On the actual day of visit, be sure to arrive at the parks early especially during the peak seasons because if you arrive late you might not get into the long lines on the popular rides.
  • Take time in enjoying the magic. Don’t rush in visiting all the attractions thinking that you have to see them all in just one visit. Slow down and then visit the other missed attractions on the next round or day of visit. Remember, you have to keep it all memorable. Feel the magic of your Walt Disney World holidays with your loved ones!

Machu Picchu

Monday, December 3rd, 2007

Machu Picchu Tourist Attractions

Machu Picchu, a city built during the 1460 and 1470 AD, is situated high in the Andes Mountains in Peru. Everything inside this city from the complex and refined gardens to the multifaceted bridges and channels was intended to give travelers and locals an idea about the blessed relationship of nature and mankind.

Best time to Visit Macchu Pichu

If you are planning to travel to Macchu Picchu, the best time to visit is during the off peak months from April to May or September to October. Fewer travelers go to see Macchu Picchu during these months providing you with ease in traveling without the stress of queuing with hoards of travelers going to and from. You can have the chance to enjoy every glimpse within the city during Sundays when less people go there. In case the crowds increase during noontime and you want to avoid this assembly, you can settle to visit a nearby attraction like the Huayna Picchu or the Inca Bridge then go back to Macchu Picchu when the crowd is easier to handle.

Machu Picchu, Peru

Macchu Picchu Attractions

  • Temple of the Sun- Visiting the city opens up the chance to see many historic and magnificent attractions that are ruins of the ancient past of Macchu Picchu. The first attraction site that you will see when you enter the ruins is the Temple of the Sun. However, entering the temple is not allowed and yet this condition does carry much impact because the sight of the exterior architecture that you can witness is enough to create a lasting impression about this rich ruins of the past.
  • Royal Tomb – The Royal Tomb is a cave-like structure, which houses an outstanding stepped altar and a progression of niches. Another inviting charm that you will be able to see down the stairs of the Royal Tomb is a water canal and a chain of interrelated fountains. Visiting this sight provides travelers with enough knowledge of how Macchu Picchu became a much celebrated travel destination.
  • Chamber of the Princess- Situated next to the Temple of the Sun is the two-story Chamber of the Princess. This structure and the nearby structures give travelers the chance to imagining how buildings look like during the Incan Period.
  • Intihuatana- it is obvious that hiking is a very important activity for you to see the whole of Macchu Picchu. And you will do the same if you want to see and visit one of the most important shrines in the area. Intihuatana is a captivating carved wood that imitates the blessed peak rising ahead of the ruins.

There is an endless list of the interesting attractions to visit in Macchu Picchu, most of them providing not only provides travelers the chance to visit lovely and magnificent shrines but also allow them to learn about the rich culture and history of Macchu Picchu.

Bali Travel Guide

Saturday, December 1st, 2007

Bali: Activity Paradise

About Bali

Bali is one of the islands in the country of Indonesia, known for being a tropical and activity paradise and interesting cultural tradition. Bali shows off spectacular and picturesque scenery with its flourishing verdant tropical forest; home to striking and exotic species of wildlife, abounding rice terraces, and lovely sandy beaches. Not to be missed out is the chance to experience witnessing some of the greatest sunsets globally.

Activities to Enjoy in Bali

Surfing in Bali

The lovely island of Bali has the most important element that surfers are always in the look out for – its giant world-class waves. For those who are interesting to try and learn surfing Bali, there are surfing camps and schools available to help you out with surfing lessons and needs. Magnificent surfing waves and the possibility to enjoy surfing everyday are some of the reasons why many surfers around the world tagged Bali as a “Surfing Paradise.”

Bali, Bali Island, Indonesia

Diving in Bali

Diving is one of the most popular activities that are enjoyed by many Bali travelers. The most ideal time to dive in Bali is during the dry season because warm water temperature allows better view of marine creatures like tropical fishes and coral reefs under the waters of Bali. Bali has a lot to offer that would really satisfy every traveler’s diving needs. An example of a very popular diving site in Bali is the Menjangan Island in the western part of Bali.

Adventure Sports in Bali

Bungy Jumping and Slingshot are some of the well-known adventure sports for those who love engaging in thrilling adventure sports while they are in Bali. Bungy jumping are for those who love to experience the stimulating plunge while the slingshot is for those who want to experience being shooted up toward the skyward just like a bullet. For both of these activities, there are many sites ideal for these activities.

Water Activities in Bali

Indeed, Bali presents many entertaining opportunities that will surely satisfy every traveler. For the thrill seekers, it is very important to see Bali because of the many adventure parks in the area. Because of the rising number of adventurers visiting Bali, more exhilarating and stimulating attractions are established in order to make them all happy and contented in visiting Bali. Offshore rafting is now getting popular in Bali, where tourists enjoy meeting up with giant waves while riding on a boat running at a very fast speed.

Though many travelers take pleasure from the adventurous sports in Bali, there are still many other water related activities for the less adventurous traveler. White water rafting is another refreshing water activity wherein travelers can get the chance of watching fantastic scenery as they go along the route.

Indeed, Bali is a Vacation Paradise with all the activities that any traveler can enjoy. Visit Bali, Indonesia and be a witness of how lovely Bali is.