Things Not to Miss While in Iceland

The Gullfoss WaterfallsIceland is a European country that consists of a number of islands situated in the Northern section of the Atlantic Ocean. The country has a population of around 350,000 inhabitants and a surface area of 103,000 square kilometers. The capital of the city is Reykjavík and it is the largest city in the country that is often visited by many travelers who tour Iceland. Today we would be shedding some lights on the most important places to visit while in Iceland.

The Gullfoss Waterfalls

Nicknamed as the golden waterfalls because if the tourists who travel to Iceland visit the waterfalls in a sunny day, the waterfalls are coated in the golden color. Several travel packages to Iceland include a visit to the Gullfoss Waterfalls.

The Gullfoss waterfalls tell the legendary story of a girl who used to own the waterfalls in the 20th century. When some investors bought the area, they wanted to build electric energy plants there. However, the girl disagreed but when they ignored her, she walked bear foot for 120 kilometers. When she arrived,

Six Reasons to Visit Lombok

LombokBali is one of the most visited places in Indonesia, but not many know much about Lombok, which is a rare and hidden gem. The tourist inflow into Lombok is relatively lower than Bali. You won’t regret visiting Lombok for these six reasons.

  • Get close to nature

The picturesque destination, just 35 km east of Bali, is most well known for Mount Rinjani, also known as Gunung Rinjani, an active volcanic peak. In fact, it is the second highest volcano in the whole of Indonesia. Trekking to Rinjani is a popular activity. While at Rinjani, you should also visit the Segara Anak, the crater lake, and the hot springs, at the rim of the crater. Views of Bali, Mt Agung and the island of Lombok are spectacular and well worth the climb.

  • Head to the islands

Those head to Lombok go there for the beaches, largely unspoilt and picture-postcard pretty. You can also spot coral reefs at Gili Islands. There are three islands, Trawangan, Meno and Air. There is a mix of water sport, restaurants and rich nightlife on the three islands.

  • Explore Senggigi Beach

Things About Las Vegas You Should Know Before Visiting

Las VegasIf it is your first time to travel to Las Vegas, there are some things you ought to know.

If you plan to walk the Strip, you cannot walk just anywhere. You have to take several walkways over the street.

The hotels are actually farther apart than they look. Technically, the whole Strip is more than four miles long and it takes at least 15 to 30 minutes to walk from your hotel to another. Before Sunday ends, you would have taken a number of cabs.

However, you need to walk part of the Strip at least once. You can use the outdoor elevators and enjoyable elevated walkways, as well as take many photos. However, never do this in your 4-inch heel shoes – leave them at home.

You can bring your drinks in a to-go cup and drink outside.

If you are not yet finished with your drink but need to leave for another club/restaurant, you can request for a to-go cup. Classy establishments also allow you to take your drink outside, provided that you use a disposable cup rather than their fancy

The Perfect Hawaiian Date

Stunning HawaiiExploring the Stunning Hawaii

Serene blue waters, warm sandy beaches, a thriving marine life and a cool Breeze – Hawaii is heaven for beach romantics. Whether you like nothing more than to laze around at the beach or go surfing, Hawaii – a state comprising of hundreds, of islands and live volcanoes, provides you with ample opportunities.

Besides beaches, there’s so much more that this holiday destination has to offer. Kauai and Maui has rainforests affluent in flora and fauna. Other attractions in Kauai include 173 ft tall Wailua Falls, Polihale State Park and the Sleeping Giant, a huge mountain used as a trekking trail consisting of a forest with silk oak, ironwood and guava trees. Its major attraction is the alluring Waimea Canyon State Park, better known as Grand Canyon of the Pacific, about ten miles long and 3000 feet deep, not many spots on earth can par with its beauty and grandeur.

The island of Oahu is home to the charming state capital Honolulu. The Waikiki beach area is famous for its glam nightlife and high-rise hotels. The historical Pearl Harbor located on the island consists of the USS Arizona Memorial- a

Taj Mahal

Taj MahalThe Taj Mahal, an epitome of love, in Agra is among the Seven Wonders of the World. The ambience around the beautiful edifice reverberates about the story of the inseparable companionship of Shah Jahan and his beloved wife. Standing magnificently at the bank of Yamuna River this symbol of love has been enticing couples from around the world from ages. Its bewitchery has been augmenting every day with time unlike many other travel destinations. Apart from the charisma it’s been spreading, the history behind the idea of building Taj Mahal is another aspect that adds to its allurement. Traveling here becomes a life time experience and an important part of life when one wants to bring that whiff of Love in once own life. It symbolizes the two pure souls profoundly in love with each other, who made it an immortal story. It was designated as one of the UNESCO world heritage site in 1983 and has been one of the most celebrated monuments across the world.

The visitors get mesmerized by the immeasurable beauty of this stunning monument at the first sight, ironically as Shah Jahan fell

Best Places in the World to Visit

Barcelona, SpainChoosing the perfect place to visit is challenging since there are many enticing places to see. Several countries highlight their elegant architecture, delectable cuisine, booming markets and popular destinations. Finding the best attractions involve your budget and preference.

Great places for a holiday should allow you to spend exciting activities throughout the day. People on the lookout for a tour at nearby or far places must consider these destinations:

• Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona is a city, which attracts different types of travellers. You can roam the narrow alleys and streets in Las Ramblas, which is the centre of events in the city. The stretch thrives with numerous markets, pubs, and restaurants. You can even watch talented street performers as you take a sip of wine at a café. The city is the home of the renowned Spanish Architect, Antoni Gaudi. He designed iconic structures in the city such as the Church of the Sacred Family.

• Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, has preserved historic monuments and classical architecture. The city’s famous travel destinations include

4 Charming Spain Vacation Spots To Visit On Your Holiday

Santiago de CompostelaWhat are some of the best Spain vacation spots? Spain is indeed one of the most splendid getaways in Europe owing to its gastronomically superb cuisines, fantastic beaches, vivacious fiestas and exciting nightlife. There are a number of autonomous islands and regions in Spain, that’s why it boasts of an extensively diverse culture and rich landscape. Here is an overview of the top Spain vacation spots.

Santiago de Compostela– It is found in the northwestern part of Spain and the capital city of the Galicia region. A famous traditional pilgrimage in Spain called the Camino de Santiago finds its final destination in Santiago de Compostela. According to the belief of the Christians, St. James who was an apostle of the Lord Jesus Christ was buried in Santiago de Compostela. It is because of this religious history and tradition that this vacation spot in Spain became very famous. Thousands of visitors spend their holidays in this place every year. Most pilgrims arrive at the Praza do Obradoiro which is the main square of the city. The busy plaza is located at the heart of the city and you

5 Ideas for A Last Minute Family Vacation Destination

family fishingToday the stresses of our day-to-day life can be a lot to handle. While we worry about work, the kids, paying the mortgage, and everything else that goes into maintaining a home and family, we can forget about the things that are really important. We must take time to enjoy life, find some free moments to rest and recharge for ourselves and for the benefit of all those around us. Spending quality family time together is essential and vacations are the best way to guarantee quality and uninterrupted family time. If you have been thinking about a vacation but feel you can’t plan one without adequate time and effort, think again! Here are 5 ideas for a last-minute family vacation destination.

Natural Settings

There are many vacation destinations to choose from. Do you really want to go someplace where everyone else is too? Isn’t the point of a family vacation about spending more time with your family and less time hassling and dealing with strangers? Natural settings provide the perfect spot to start your vacation. Find an ideal natural

4 Top Bali Beaches to Explore

Nusa Dua beachBali is an island in Indonesia and a very popular travel destination for those interesting in a relaxing break in the sun. Bail is not only appreciated for its beaches, but also the surfing, diving, the temples, the arts, the cuisine and the culture. The beaches with crystal clear water and long stretches of white sand are perfect for sunbathing. But, there are other types of beaches, such as those with large rocks that have been created by lava or corals over time, while other beaches consist of entirely black sand. Here are four of the top beaches in Bali:

Nusa Dua beach

The Nusa Dua beach has rolling golden sand, blue waters, fragrant trees, wild mangroves and tall palm trees. Plus, this beach has plenty of luxury hotels nearby. It is a great beach for swimming and snorkeling with its crystal clear water and waves and currents that are low. For the surfer, it is possible to enjoy the higher waves by heading to either the south or north end.

Kuta beach

The Kuta beach is relevantly close to the city of Kuta

Grounded in Konstanz, Germany

KonstanzOur “ultimate European road trip” started in Stuttgart, Germany after we picked up our brand-new Porsche Macan S from the factory, now heads back north to Stuttgart as we conclude our extended vacation. Our car named Max will be prepped for his long boat ride home where he trades in his lederhosen for a surfboard rack.

Our adventure continues as we explore this beautiful and historic lakeside village.

Mother Nature Deflated Our Zeppelin Adventure

All the planning in the world is no match for Mother Nature and the fickle winds on Lake Konstanz. Months ago we had booked and paid for a ride on a real Zeppelin airship which departed from the city of Friedrichshafen, the birthplace of the Zeppelin.

The email the night before warned us of the conditions and we awoke to tree bending winds and a lake full of whitecaps… clear skies but blown out, cold conditions.

So we now have an unplanned, open day to explore the town… Plan B.

Lakeside Elegance

We selected the Steigenberger Inselhotel because of its location (and the ever important private, gated parking facilities).

Why Should Travelers Visit Alexandria During Their Tour to Egypt?

Visit AlexandriaThe first direction is towards the South to visit Luxor and Aswan, or take a Nile Cruise ship that sails between the two cities to enjoy the remarkable Pharaonic monuments. The other direction is towards the East to explore the wonders of the Red Sea and enjoy a few days in the resorts of Sharm El Sheikh, Hurghada, or any other city that hosts marvelous beaches.

Many travelers who spend their vacations in Egypt usually miss going towards the North Coast. However, this region of Egypt has some of the most notable attractions to visit, especially in Alexandria, the Jewel of the Mediterranean Sea, the city that served as the capital of Egypt for more than 500 years.

Some travelers enjoying their holidays in Egypt would spend a one-day trip to Alexandria to explore the most popular highlights of the city. Others prefer to spend a few nights to really enjoy Alexandria to the max. Today, we will be touring the most important places that tourists should never miss in their visit to Alexandria.

The first monument

The Most Amazing Attractions of Thailand

Attractions of ThailandBeing one of the most popular touristic destinations of South Eastern Asia, tourists who travel to Thailand enjoy the wonderful beaches, the rich forests, and some of the most luxurious hotels in the world.

One of the most remarkable monuments of Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is the Grand Palace. Established in 1782, the palace used to be the residence of the royal family of Thailand until the death of Rama VIII in the year 1962. Today it became one of the major highlights included in many travel packages to Thailand.

The complex of the Grand Palace in Bangkok has a distinctive blend of the traditional Thailand style of art and architecture with some western outlines. The palace also hosts one of the most ancient and popular statues of Buddha in the whole world. The palace welcomes hundreds of travelers who spend their holidays in Thailand.

For those who are fond of nature and beauty, Thailand offers you the Similan Islands. Located in the Western part of the Andaman Sea, this archipelago consists of 9 tropical islands featured with their marvelous white sandy beaches. This

3 Days in Heaven Travel In Hangzhou

Travel In HangzhouThe first thing I have to tell you about Hangzhou is that if you are in China to travel, you have to go there. No ifs, buts and maybes, just GO! Hangzhou, together with Suzhou, is described as heaven on earth. A well deserved description for one of the most charming and lovely cities I’ve seen in China. Trust me, you will adore Hangzhou.

Hangzhou is one of those places you keep hearing people talk about, see on post cards, TV and just about every where because it is so photogenic and good looking. I was always meeting people who’d been there and receiving their looks of pity when they heard I had never been there.

Getting to Hangzhou

The trip started from Shanghai and the best way to travel to Hangzhou from Shanghai is by train. Trains for Hangzhou leave Shanghai from Shanghai Hangqiao train station. I had never been to Hangqiao train station before so I was very surprised when I arrived there to catch the 10am train. The train station looks so much like

China Travel Warnings, 15 Tips That Tourists Want to Follow to Be Safe

China Travel Warnings,If you are planning a trip to China in the near future you are going to be in for a cultural treat. But there are many things you should be aware of as well. Any time you travel in a country other than your own it is wise to find out just what you may encounter. The languages are usually different and so are what is considered acceptable and how natives will take advantage of travelers. Plus there are simply the differences that come from totally distinct cultures. Some of the China travel warnings are safety issues and some are simply practical advice.

Here are some tips for those who are considering taking a trip to China.

Pickpockets Are Everywhere

Pickpockets are rampant in many parts of China. Often they will be children working for an adult. Try to avoid carry purses, briefcases or other types of bags when out shopping, especially at night. Don’t get distracted and lay your bags down at any time. This is just asking for trouble. Keep all important items, such as your passport and money, close to your body.

In a nutshell:

  • No large bags
  • No briefcases
  • No bags at

Unique Vacation Ideas For Your China Travel Holidays

Calligraphy and painting coursesChina is one of the oldest countries which date back to ancient civilization. Because of this, it has retained a lot of its historical background and culture, many of which are still practiced today. To many people, China may still be regarded as a place that is located on the dark side of the moon, but it is not until you visit this unique and beautiful country, you can truly satisfy your curiosity about China.

Adventure travelers and globe trotters around the world have started discovering the natural hills and scenic spots in China, many of who return with interesting stories and beautiful pictures. If you have always wanted to visit this side of the world, then its time to pack up your bags and bask in the sun this summer as you discover many of China’s hidden beauties.

Let me start with beaches; not many are aware that China has a tropical side to it except the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong which proudly boasts of the famous Repulse Bay. Located in the Southern province of China, Hainan is a beautiful exotic island

Top Ten China Travel Experiences

The Great Wall of ChinaChina is a fantastic country to travel. There’s quite simply a huge abundance of things to see and do during your China trip. With all its ancient history and Asian culture it’s a travellers dream. Get you cameras at the ready as you won’t take your finger of the trigger throughout your China travel experience.

Now this list could go on forever but if I had to choose, here would be my top ten travel experiences in China.

  1. The Great Wall of China– This has to be number one really – an essential ingredient of any China trip. It’s one of China’s most iconic landmarks and it defiantly does not disappoint. One of my all-time best China travel moments was sitting on the edge of the Wall watching the sun set in to the mountains in the distance.
  2. Star gazing at Labrang Monastery in Xiahe – The skies in Xiahe are truly spectacular as you can see millions of stars. Looking out for a shooting star as the monks chant with wafts of insence in the air is altogether a great China travel

The Top Four Tourist Cities in China

hongkongDo you know that Beijing, Xian, Guilin and Hong Kong are the most visited cities in China?

A lot of people refer it as the ‘golden route’ or ‘presidential route’ after Bill Clinton visited these cities in 1998.

Certainly the golden route has a good combination of everything: great historical heritages, beautiful landscape, delicious Chinese food, great shopping and so on.

Best time to visit China is spring and autumn when China has beautiful weather and fewer tourists.

If you are a first-time visitor to China, the golden route is your top pick. You would need at least two weeks to complete the tours.

Beijing – you would need at least four nights to complete what you need to see and do.

Great Wall of China – the longest man-made architecture on earth. This should be your number one destination in Beijing.

Forbidden City – the former palaces and offices of Ming and Qing Dynasties. It is currently a museum with countless treasures.

Summer Palace – the most well preserved royal resort of Qing Dynasty.

Temple of Heaven is the symbol

How To Discover The Wonders Of China

Discover The Wonders Of ChinaPlanning a tour to China, the largest and oldest country in the world is truly a must for anyone who wants to experience a unique travel adventure. China is known to have an ancient civilization which dates back to some thousand years ago and this is one of the reasons why China has a rich and unique culture full of historical values.

As a popular tourist destination in the Far East, China has a lot of wonderful attractions, sightseeing and historical wonders for the enthusiastic travelers who want to discover the true beauty of China. The best times to visit China is usually during May and September as these periods offer good weather conditions for visiting.

In order to enjoy your travel plans in China, it is advisable to consult the services of a reputable China tour agency. They are responsible for planning your entire trip from the moment you arrive in the airport till the day you depart. They also provide the hotel accommodations and other transportation facilities throughout your stay in China. To make your stay a successful one, they assign a

What You Need to Know While Selecting A China Travel Package

A China Travel PackageVacations are the best moments to spend your time in the most relaxing manner. We all love going out for vacations and get time to re-bond with our families and friends. At times, we go out on vacations to have peaceful moments with ourselves and to be away from the normal life. Such are moments when we get to review how our lives are proceeding and checking on areas where we can improve to be better performers. Vacations will also provide us with platforms to socialize with the diverse world and get to learn more from other cultures and exchange concepts.

For you to have best of all these moments, you will require a place that has the best features for you. Some of the things you will require to consider when going out on vacations will include; means of transport, hotels, lodges and Entertainment so that you will have an excellent moment.

· Transport

Always enquire for the most efficient means of transport, which enables you to travel to different joints, hotels or lodges of

An Overview of China Travel Guide

China Travel GuideSitting pretty in the heart of Asia, China boasts the largest population in the world. The rich culture, warm hospitality, delicious food, and amazing attractions make this country a popular tourist destination. Every year legions of holiday makers and business travelers flock to this country and China welcomes them all with the same enthusiasm. Whether you are looking for a romantic sojourn in Hong Kong or a cultural rendezvous in Beijing, the quant villages and the stunning cities of China are sure to impress you and stay in your mind for long. In this China travel guide we will tell you about the important things that you must do while you are there.

When you are on a China trip, make sure you explore the rich history of the region as there are numerous historic monuments and buildings that speak volumes about the glamorous past. Visit the Forbidden City situated in Beijing to experience the whispers of the imperial intrigue, and remember the legends that were created atop the Great Wall. If you are visiting Shanghai, don’t forget to