By cooldude | October 5, 2013
In order to enjoy the true beauty of nature you must visit the hill stations located in India. The hill stations in this country are mesmerizingly beautiful and turn out to be a paradise for those who love travelling and nature. If you want a break from your hectic life and want to undertake an adventure trip then you must visit one of the hill stations situated in India. You will be able to enjoy your trip to any of the hill station without any worry because the trip will be safe as well as affordable. Here is a list of the famous hill stations in India. Select any one from this list and plan your hill station trip.
• Shimla: This capital city of Himachal Pradesh is surrounded on all sides with green meadows, blissful climate and snow-covered mountains. Shimla is a perfect place for adventure sport lovers.
• Darjeeling: In this hill station you will witness a perfect blend of green forests, picturesque beauty and lavish hills. Darjeeling is located in the state of West Bengal and one can see the stunning sights of Mount Kanchenjunga from this town. You must take the toy-train ride to roam around the town.
• Manali: Another hill station situated in Himachal Pradesh is Manali. It is a very popular honeymoon destination.
• Munnar: Located in Kerala, Munnar has beautiful woods, exotic fauna and flora, winding lanes and misty hills to offer to the tourists.
• Nainital: This is most startling and compelling hill station located in Uttarakhand. Nainital is called the lake city of Uttarakhand and this hill station is surrounded by gorgeous mountains.
• Mussoorie: Mussoorie is famous not only among nature lovers but also the honeymooners.
• Srinagar: Srinagar is a delight for the tourists because of the relaxing houseboats and lovely lakes found here.
By cooldude | September 21, 2013
Are you planning a vacation soon but worried about the soaring flight fares? Well, it’s true that flight fares have got really expensive today but there are ways how you can actually land up with some fantastic cheap deals. The flight occupies a fair share of your travel budget and a cut down here would mean an amazing budget-friendly tour for you. The article here is a short brief on how to find affordable deals on flights.
First of all, you must know that flight fares rise the most during the peak season. Thus, you will have some really expensive deals during Christmas, New Year, Easter or some special carnival that draw in a huge number of tourists from all over. Thus one of the best ways to assure cheap flight deals is to plan your holiday in the off season. As the off-season implies lack of traveling, the airlines lower down the cost on fares and a reservation this time can get some excellent savings. Another great way to find affordable deals is early reservation. Yes, in most of the cases, the airlines are ready to offer amazing discounts if you book at least 3 months earlier.
On one hand you have early booking fetching you cheap deals, on another hand you have the coveted last minute deals. Actually, the airlines come up with very low flight deals at the last moment if the passenger seats are staring empty. The affordable deals at the last moment save the airlines from the agony of flying a vacant plane. Besides, you should mind the days while looking for the cheap deal. It’s especially vital if you are planning a shirt tour. Always remember that weekends (Friday-Sunday) will come up with expensive deals while the other days (from Monday-Thursday) can offer cheaper deals.
By cooldude | September 14, 2013
A visit to Jordan gives you the opportunity to explore the most interesting country in the world which is packed with ancient history, mesmerizing natural wonders and fascinating culture. When you do plan for a holiday in Jordan, you must make it a point to visit Dead Sea as it is one of the most well-known tourist destinations in Jordan. It is basically a lake surrounded by West Bank, Israel and Jordan. Dead Sea is popular not only among the international visitors but also among the local inhabitants of Jordan.
The water present in the Dead Sea contains very high quantity mineral and salt content because of which no plant or marine animal can survive in it. Due to this the lake is called Dead Sea. However, the water of Dead Sea has many healing properties. If you are suffering from some rheumatic conditions or skin problems then you can surely find relief in the waters of Dead Sea. The mud also has healing features along with the water.
When you visit Dead Sea and get into the water, you will actually be able to sit upright or float in the water because of the large content of salt. The climatic conditions of the region are also perfect which makes it an ideal holiday destination. The sights around the lake are stunning and enchanting.
Many tourists undertake a pilgrimage to the Dead Sea in order to get themselves baptized in the waters of River Jordan. There are many monasteries located here and you can stop by the Ma’in Hot Springs to get refreshed for a day or two.
You can get hold of good quality resorts and hotels in the region. There are luxury resorts as well as the budget-friendly ones situated here. You have to pick the resort or hotel that will suit your budget.
By cooldude | September 2, 2013
Sri Lanka is a well-known tourist destination among the travel lovers. Those who would love to witness the beauty of nature in its pure form must plan a vacation to Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is called the Tropical paradise of Asia and rightly so. You can get to witness enchanting beaches, captivating culture, exotic plants and animals, lashing waterfalls etc when you visit Sri Lanka and surely have a memorable vacation there. Many travelers who have been to Sri Lanka advice that to make your trip to this country unforgettable you must visit the eloquent beaches located in the island. Here are some of the famous beaches you must stop by when you are in Sri Lanka.
Negombo Beach: This beach is situated very close to Colombo and the Bandaranaike International Airport. Negombo beach flanks the famous fishing town- Negombo. The beach is the usual hangout place for the residents of Negombo. Thus you can experience the way of life of the residents and enjoy the local flavors of the town in this beach. There are numerous accommodation facilities, restaurants etc found in and around the beach.
Bentota Beach: Do you love water sports? If yes then Bentota beach can become a paradise for you. You can easily engage in water sport activities such as wind surfing, snorkeling, deep-sea fishing, diving, water skiing, sailing etc. Bentota is also famous as a honeymoon destination because of its romantic setting and atmosphere.
Unawatuna Beach: The safest beach in Sri Lanka as it is protected by the reef. In this beach also enthusiastic travelers can engage in different kinds of water sports. You can undertake an underwater expedition from this beach to witness the beauty of the corals and aquatic animals.
Some other beaches worth visiting are: Nilaweli Beach, Arugam Bay, Weligama Beach, Seenimadora Beach etc.
By cooldude | August 23, 2013
Are you planning to go for a holiday trip? Going for a holiday trip to Switzerland can be the best option for you. Switzerland is a very beautiful country and probably the richest country in the world. Alongside its awesome picturesque scenic beauty, the culture and tradition of the country is also very rich. You should do a proper research about the country prior to your visit so that you don’t miss out visiting any place.
Switzerland is surrounded by the Swiss Alps, some of whose highest peaks are covered with snow all the year round. As a result of which the weather is comfortable in Switzerland. Engelberg is a very beautiful small own in Switzerland. You should definitely spend few days there to experience the country life. The town is very small and so walking is the best way to explore whole town. You can also hire a bike and roam around the city. Paragliding, hiking, bungee jumping are some of the very popular sports in this place.
You take a train from Engelberg and go the wonderful picturesque city of Interlaken where many movies have shot. The famous cog wheel train to Jungfraujoch, the highest peak of Europe also leaves from Interlaken.
Lucerne is also a very beautiful city with a large lake in the centre of the city. A lot of people indulge in swimming and boating in this lake. Switzerland is famous for chocolates and watch. So if you are looking for some marketing then Lucerne is the best place. The beast watch stores like Bucherer, Patek Philippe, etc are in Lucerne.
Zurich is also a very beautiful town with a number of beautiful lakes in and around the city. The Swiss Alps can be seen on the background of the city. Many big companies also have their head quarters in Zurich.
By cooldude | June 26, 2013
Helltown is a small town area in Boston, Ohio, which is infamous for its abandoned buildings and local legends. This place is known to be one of the most haunted places in Ohio. The legends are so strong and believed by people in that area that people actually shit down this abandoned town off from tourists at night. When the Cuyahoga Valley National Park was made, the homes were seized and abandoned and it’s said that many people were also killed off. Many homes were boarded up, others abandoned, or even demolished. Rumor is that there was a chemical spill which started killing people in the olden days and that’s why all the homes were seized and boarded up to cover up the massacre. Rumors of the haunted house in the woods, Boston cemetery, Krejci dump and the bridges (where people apparently jumped to their deaths) are known to be spooked at all times.
By cooldude | June 22, 2013
Lisbon, the Portugal capital is the largest city of the country. The Portuguese capital has always fascinated its tourists with its rich history, monuments, cathedrals, beaches, museums, castles and many other attractions.
Torre de Belem is the most iconic monument in the Portugal capital. The fortress was constructed to safeguard the city people from enemy attacks in 16th century and is adorned nicely by maritime ornaments and limestone carvings. You should not miss out on Rossio square which is the liveliest part of Lisbon bustling with many cafes, many significant building and 2 beautiful fountains.
Sintra National Palace, built in 14th century, was the summer holiday palace for the monarchs here. You will surely love its wall paintings and colorful tiles bearing specimens of high end medieval architecture. Then you have Gulbenkian Museum with a truly magnificent art collection from 2000 B.C.- to 20th Century. The Ajuda Botanical Garden is another important Lisbon attraction with its huge 18th C fountain & four hundred year old ancient dragon tree.
By cooldude | June 18, 2013
Who doesn’t like to go on a holiday trip? If you are also planning for one, then Maldives can be a very good destination for you. The awesome scenic beauty comprehended by the sandy beaches, beautiful blue sky and the warm sea water have made Maldives the ideal place for spending a holiday.
Getting a visa for Maldives is not a very difficult thing. You can get a visa for 30 days on arrival in Maldives as well provided you have got all the desired documents. You should take proper information about the flights connecting to Maldives since flights are available from selected airports only. As soon as you land on the country you will see that most of it is covered by sea water. You can hire a boat as your local transport in Maldives. If you want to spend your holiday lavishly, then you also go for hiring a private jet.
Surfing is a must do thing in Maldives. The highest sea waves are experienced during March to October. You can also go for snorkeling and scuba diving. It will be a wonderful experience for you. You can see a number of colorful and attractive corals as well as various fishes under water. Finally if you are going to Maldives, pack your swimming costumes as you will not be able to resist the urge of swimming in Maldives.
By cooldude | June 13, 2013
Everyone wants to make the most of their precious vacation time. Vacations are the best way to rejuvenate and rediscover yourself. Adventurous people love vacations which give them the perfect flow of adrenaline rush. And if you are looking for such a vacation opportunity, then you should definitely consider a sailing vacation for yourself. Surely something of this sort sounds very exciting, but it also requires a lot of planning beforehand. You have to decide the destination, the cost, the sailing company, the type of boat and so many other factors! With all these factors, also comes a wide range of choices.
If you are a novice for this kind of trip, then taking someone who is experienced along with you is strongly advised. Internet search will enlighten you with many destination options which will be perfect for your location. But for other things like the boat and sailing company, you should ensure to consider a trusted sailing company for a ride to the sunny shores.
By cooldude | June 8, 2013
Kerala, located in the southern part of India is rich in diversity of the nature. Being situated in the tropical region, Kerala witnesses a very humid climate. Rain is very common and unpredictable here. This is the main region behind the lush evergreen forests in this state. You can also get to see deciduous forest in the hilly areas in and around the Nilgiri mountain range.
The forest in Kerala has innumerous number of species of plants and animals. The forests are mainly dominated by species like rosewood, mahogany, teak, Cassia, plants from which we get spices like cardamom, pepper, etc.
Many species of animals like those of tiger, leopard, elephants, grey langur, bear, etc can be found in here as well. Many reptiles most of which are poisonous are much common in the forests of Kerala. If you are a lover of nature, then you must visit Kerala to discover mystic aura of nature in this particular Indian state.