Botswana – the unspoilt nature of AfricaThe best way to enjoy the Okavango River‘s delta in Botswana is a journey on “mokoro” – canoes made by digging out the trunk of a large straight tree. The river spreads out widely in the lowland, forming the largest internal delta on the planet in the heart of the Kalahari Desert. More than 400 spices of birds and countless herds of wild animals live along its branches and feeders.
Aachen - the favorite city of CharlemagneAachen is a city with many names. Italian Aquisgrana and Spanish Aquisgron are variations of its Latin name, and along with the German Aachen and Dutch Aken point the natural mineral springs found around. The French Aix-la-Chapelle emphasizes on the former palace chapel St. Marien or St. Mary, which later turned in the Aachener Dom Cathedral.
Nepal - where the Gods meetTourism is the main source of income in Nepal. It offers the easiest, fastest and most inexpensive routes to the mountain paradise of the Himalayas. The small Himalayan country, an oasis of original culture, still attracts thousands of travelers, climbers and mountaineers from around the world.
Maroma Resort in Mexico - handmade hospitalityThe resort is built on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world – Maroma Beach. This secluded spot offers a beautiful “hand-made hospitality”. All the buildings in the resort were constructed without the use of machinery or electricity. The furniture in the rooms is also hand made using only local materials. The resort offers spa centers, swimming pools, clean white sand, turquoise blue water and tropical vegetation.
Borneo - Island in the cloudsProbably Borneo is called the “Island in the clouds” because it reminds of a paradise. Enormous variety of species of flora and fauna is found here. And some of them can’t be found anywhere else. Borneo is the perfect place to escape from the daily routine and the stress of the workday. And if this is not enough unforgettable experiences and views are all over the place.
Ghana - the Gold CoastThe unique mix of the big city bustle and African peace make Ghana’s coastal capital Accra, one of a kind. Wide spread but accessible, restless but friendly, it is a city built by locals whose pride of the accomplishment shows. And the best is that despite Accra’s great popularity in recent years, not many foreigners are met on the streets.
Guyana - “land of waters”According to Indian languages Guyana means “land of waters”. This is an attractive country with wildlife, spectacular waterfalls and unusual blend of cultures. Here, nature lovers and adventurers will find their paradise. In Guyana there are around 270 waterfalls.
Micronesia - state of isletsThere are many places that provoke undying interest and enjoy huge popularity in Micronesia. As a tourist destination Micronesia is visited by over 80 thousand tourists every year. Chuuk and Yap are considered diving and fishing paradise. They offer wide selection of superb diving sites. Many sunken ships from the Second World War are of particular interest. Most of them are found at a depth of about 20m.
Travel to Kenya triggers beautiful images of exotic wildlife and safari in every one’s mind. That’s right – even today it is safari that attracts the most tourists in Kenya. The tradition began in 1909, when Teddy Roosevelt – 26thPresident of the United States held a hunting expedition from the Norfolk Hotel. Thanks to him, Nairobi was established as the capital of the Black continent, and safari and the name of Kenya became synonyms.
This is why safari, the biggest attraction in Kenya, exists from the early twentieth century. Later – in 1979, hunting is banned, but safari does not stop. There is only one condition – switch your rifles with… cameras.
Havana, Cuba, will turn out intriguing and distinctive for even the most proficient vacationers. With its tourism rising in general, ever more voyagers in search of a definitely authentic travel experience are considering a holiday to Cuba.
A visit to Havana is usually where vacation planning begins, as the city is chock full of tourist attractions. In addition, since most holidaymakers land on flights to the Jose Marti International Airport to the south of town, a day or two is often spent in the Cuban capital. Havana‘s party all night atmosphere is lively and nice, it’s dining scene shares with many an outstanding variety, and the hotel options in Havanaare pretty suitable. Continue reading
Everyone has heard of Thailand. Whether you are looking for adventure, culture or just relax, Thailand has something to offer to anyone. There are so many places to be seen in Thailand. You can travel back in time visiting the ancient capital of Ayutthaya, or just look at the world from the back of an elephant.
Bangkok, the amazingly colorful capital of Thailand, offers a plenty of delicious local and international restaurants, a lot of historic monuments, and tons of bargain deals for the shopping lovers. Despite being among the world’s top destinations there is something to remember all the time in Thailand – dress code, especially while visiting temples. Covered shoulders, long pants, and socks are a must. But, most important one should be humble and modest. Continue reading
Bora Bora has been claimed by honeymooners and romantics from all around the world. The sky above its crystal lagoon is touched by the castle like Mount Otemanu. The unique overwater bungalows contribute to the one of a kind environment. While the motu covered with palm trees circles the lagoon like a necklace, fertile tropical slopes and valleys blossom with Hibiscus. The wonderful white-sand beaches are washed by emerald waters where unbelievably colored fish inhibit the coral reefs. It’s been written so much about this place but still it’s unbearably hard to find the words to describe its magic.
Welcome to Pamporovo, in the beautiful and hospitable Rhodope Mountains. Since ancient times they have been a source of legends and stories told for centuries. This is the cradle of the mythical singer Orpheus. There was born the song “Izlel ye Delyo Haydutin” which, along with Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, was included in the Voyager Golden Record. Magnificent pine forests, green meadows and mountain peaks bathed in sunlight – these are the incredible Rhodope Mountains you will never forget. Nor will you forget the Rhodope people with their hospitality and traditional cuisine. This mountain people will meet you with open arms, will sing you the songs they learned from their ancestors, and will say Goodbye to you as you were their best friend.
In 1498 at the end of his third sail to the New World Christopher Columbus lands on the shores of Peninsula de Paria in the current South American country of Venezuela. A year later Spanish conquerors arrive to begin “civilizing“. Among them is Alonso de Ojeda who gave the country its name. After climbing the Andes Mountains‘ slopes he arrived at Lake Maracaibo, where stunned by the stilted houses built above the water by the local Indians he gave the place the name Venezuela – “Little Venice”.
Not only in Australia can one experience summer holiday, Christmas on the beach or surfing in the middle of winter. In KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa‘s top destination, you can experience sunshine and perfect vacation conditions throughout the year. With its average of 300 sunny days per year, it claims to be one of the sunshine capitals of the world.
Located along South Africa east coast, the Zulu Kingdom offers over 600km of coastline, washed by the warm Indian Ocean. Water-sports are practiced all year round. Average temperatures vary between 28°C in summer to 23°C in winter.