Top 5 Ski Holiday Destinations

February 28, 2014  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Travel Tips

Ski Holiday DestinationsThe best time of the year to enjoy skiing is winter. In this season most of the ski-lovers decide to visit various places where skiing is very famous. Every year the skiing sport is rising in terms of status. For most of the people it is a time privileged ritual that has extended all over the globe. A single tourist or the entire family can spend their winter vacation by competing each other down the slopes in different countries which they had never imagined. Some of the top countries where skiing is quite famous are as follows:-

• Switzerland- Twisting up in front of the humid fire among many cozy ski lodges is a receiving pleasure after a lengthy day of skiing down the glorious Alps. Switzerland is one of the most admired countries for most of the tourists around the world. Your ski trip is likely to be incomplete without a marvelous cup of this country’s popular hot chocolate.

• Japan- Japan is turning out to be the world’s most loved country for spending ski vacations. Though Swiss Alps is very famous for skiing, Japan slopes are also admired by people. If you are deciding to spend your ski vacations then Japan is the best place to visit. Spend your time on slopes of semi private resorts and during evening rest in personal residence with the aroma of clean snow.

• Colorado- It offers lot of breathtaking ski resorts which is placed in the grand Rocky Mountains. Colorado has more to provide. Colorado in United States is one of the most famous places for ski holiday. It offers everlasting motivation for both experts and beginners skiers active. There is a fresh powder of snow to enjoy everyday.

• Austria - Austria presents some experienced snowboarders and skiers. The famous après ski in Austria is liked by the tourists for skiing. St.Anton and Kitzbuhel are some famous ski destination in the quarter. There are about 176 ski schools accessible in the local. Tirol provides the best chance to build up developing skills for less qualified skiers.

• France- The most attractive thing about ski holidays in France is that there are home rentals accessible that suits your budget. It is likely to have an inexpensive skiing weekend rest by residing at a little apartment house or can enjoy your luxurious ski vacations in Chamonix.

If you want to spend your ski vacations then these are the best places to visit. Skiing offers something to everyone.

10 Places To Visit In Thailand

February 03, 2014  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Travel Tips

Visit In ThailandThailand is one of the most hit tourist destinations across South East Asia, loved by all- starting from buddy groups to honeymooners to single travelers. Are you too planning a Thai trip soon? Ensure these ten places in your Thailand itinerary.

1. Pattaya- It’s the most frequented destinations in Thailand. Pattaya is famous for its amazing shopping malls and great entertainment shows.

2. Phuket- Phuket is much appreciated for its beautiful stretch of pristine beaches and a very vibrant beach culture. You will love the Thai delicacies here.

3. Ko Chang- It’s the 2nd biggest Thai island which assures a stunning sight with long white beaches, lush rainforests, beautiful coral reefs and several waterfalls. It also houses a versatile wildlife with deer, snakes, birds and elephants.

4. Ko Tarutao- People throng to the beautiful Tarutao especially for its diverse fauna life. The most significant species here are monitor lizards, whales, sea turtles, mouse deer, crab eater macaques. Besides, you would the spectacular visual trait laid before you thanks to the magnificent and unspoilt beaches.

5. Koh Samui- Koh Samui is good especially for family vacations. You will love to stroll over the white sandy beaches here and the place offers good budgeted lodging.

6. Grand Palace- No Thai tour can be complete without your homage to the Grand Palace adorning the capital city of Bangkok. The imperial palace was the residence of Thai royalty till 1946 and hosts a wonderful exhibition of varied architectural styles.

7. Similan Islands- The Similan Islands are best for the diving enthusiasts.

8. Chiang Mai- The night bazaar of Chiang Mai is a must visit for shopaholics. It’s famous for its versatile imported products offered at dirt cheap rates.

9. Railay beach- Do not miss out on railay beach if you love rock climbing.

10. Krabi- Krabi beaches are truly picturesque with its blue ocean bordered by palm & coconut trees.

Memorable Trip to Argentina

January 02, 2014  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Travel Tips

Memorable Trip to ArgentinaBeing the eight largest countries in the world Argentina is truly one of its kinds. Its 23 provinces have such scenic beauty and the rich urban life too is amazing that it seems like an interwoven tapestry of culture, heritage, beauty and languages. As far as tourism is concerned this is one place you would not want to miss for anything. It is will one of your most memorable and delightful vacations ever. Spanish is the local language here and is spoken by a lot everyone who dwells in this place. The main attractions of this place would be many. Of them some are:

Buenos Aries being the capital city of Argentina and holding a population of 3 million people is a major attraction. It is a blend of the old heritage and the young architecture so perfectly that people come from very far just to relish the beauty. One thing which you must do when here is taste the local cuisine of this place. It is yummy and not worth missing.

The pampas is an area with not that much human habitat. Its salt water lakes are home to many flamingo birds which are rare and beautiful to look at. There are cowboys who actually practice the authentic old cowboy things and are a treat to the eyes.

An amazing skiing location and a treat for wine lovers would be the stretches of the vineyards spread across the city of Mendoza. After spending the day outdoors which is hectic yet fun with all that skiing and other things you could sit in the balcony sipping fresh wine from the vineyards.

However the most scenic locations would be that of Igazu national park and Igazu waterfalls. Also to the city of Tierra del Fuego where activities like fishing and kayaking are given as an option to tourists who love doing this.

Trip to Kerala backwaters

December 29, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Asia

Trip to Kerala backwatersKerala, the mesmerizing tourist destination in South India will give you exciting opportunities to experience the rustic beauty of the state, moving on the ethnic houseboats which are called Kettuvalam. The backwaters of Kerala have plenty of natural beauty consisting of marshy estuaries, pristine lakes and exotic waterways that form an interconnected network along the Kerala coast.

Nature has been extremely kind on Kerala and has made it one of the most beautiful locations in India. The scintillating backwaters sparkle like gold on the face of the state. These backwaters have played a major role in boosting the tourism of Kerala and hence helping the national income of India. Kerala backwaters are the greatest tourist attractions in the state because of their incredible beauty and tranquillity.

Below are few of the famous backwater destinations in the beautiful state of Kerala.

Kumarakom: The Kumarakom backwater tour will take you to the agricultural sites and paddy fields full of coconut trees and fishing villages. This tour will also take you to the Kumarakom bird sanctuary famous for its diverse wildlife.
Alleppey: Backwater tour of Kerala will take you to Alleppey, well known for its coir products, fish, lakes, and boat races. Its look is enhanced by the canals and beautiful waterways. It is called the ‘Venice of the East’.
Mararikulam: Backwater trips in a traditional boat along Mararikulum make you witness the ancient villages which enjoy the gorgeous sea side location with never ending rows of coconut trees.
Kozhikode: Kozhikode backwaters will take you through waterways that are not often explored by the tourists. You will sail through the immaculate Canoli and Kallai river, which is sure to make your trip memorable.
Cochin: Cochin is called ‘The queen of backwaters’ and is the most preferred out of all the backwater destinations. You will sail through the Vyppin, Gundu, Bolgatty, and Vallarpadam island and will also witness the Chinese fishing nets, originated from the traders who used to settle there.

Barcelona, the lively city

December 24, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Travel Tips

trip to BarcelonaBarcelona, being the capital city of Spain in Europe is no doubt on the liveliest cities to be. It has gained fame after hosting the Olympics in 1992 and is still known for hosting many world class conferences. It lies on the Mediterranean cost between two rivers making it a treat for the eyes as far as natural beauty is concerned. Here is some more about the cheer and life in Barcelona.
Guell park and LaSagrada are the works of Barcelona’s signature artist Antonio Gaudi; Barcelona is known for its architecture and is declared World Heritage Site by the UNESCO. Picasso museum too houses the works of this artist and is another must see place in Barcelona.

Another unique thing is that you can ski and sunbathe in the perimeter of this same city. There are vineyards too where the best wine from around the globe can be sampled before flying off to the hills for the ski-time experience. Spending a relaxed day at the Monjui is also a very good option. There are the Joan Miro Museum and National Art Museum of Catalonia at Monjuic apart from the artistic painting like views of the fountains and parks. You can reach Monjuic easily by taking the harbour cable car.

World famous beaches like Barceloneta, Sant Sebastica and Sant Miquel are found here which are a major tourist attraction and adds more life, colour and vigour to this city. The beautiful ocean beach and sandy shores are something which you should miss for nothing. Barcelona is known to be the cruise capital. There are innumerable cruise ships waiting for you and if this is what you are looking for then you have come to the right place.

The Carrer Petrixol is something which you must visit. It’s famous for its chocolate shops which you can take for loved ones back home.

Visit to Turkey

December 06, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Travel Tips

Visit to TurkeyTurkey is one of the most excellent tourist spot in the world. It is the only country in the world that presents the exoticism of Asia and recent culture of Europe. Some of the must see places to roam around in turkey are given below:-

Turkish operas and concerts- Turkish operas and concerts will give you a taste of Turkish culture. They offer a stunning mixture of music and dance that will amuse your mind and detain your soul.

Turkish films- Turkey have attracted the whole market by its soft media exports, such as films and TV serials. Turkish films have won numerous of awards from all over the globe for their path breaking cinema.

Turkey museums
- You must travel around the museums while touring turkey. The country has some best museums which exhibit the relics the Greek- roman period. Some famous museums name is ethnographic and Anatolian civilization museum.

Cave house- You can make a trip to the famous cave called Goreme area of turkey. These cave dwellings was shaped by some Christian monks several centuries ago and are tough and livable even today.

Mosques- Islam is the authorized religion in turkey. The country has some of the most gorgeous and striking mosque to visit.

Nature trips- If you want to see the nature and its beautiful landscape you can travel various regions of the country like Lake Van and Mount Ararat.

Shopping- The grand bazaar in Istanbul has nearly about 5000 shops where you can buy various items such as food items, jewelery, books, spices and carpets etc.

Sports- Turkey has gigantic seashore where you can enjoy various water based activities like swimming water rafting, boating, and underwater diving. You can also go for biking and climbing trails. Turkey also offers golfing areas at several points. Apart from water based activities you can also go for hot air ballooning.

Exciting Trip to Trinidad

November 25, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Adventure Holidays

Trip to TrinidadTrinidad is one of the best places to visit in South America. It has become quite renowned due to its culture and scenic beauty. The most important attraction for this place is its amazing beaches with its deep blue waters and the aquatic life. The other attractions include:

Carnival is a festival that happens once a year in this place and must be attended by all the visitors. This colorful event is also known as the “jump up” and the preparation starts from months ago. This grand occasion should not be missed in any way.

The wildlife and national parks have a lot of endangered species of animals and plants. This place also has some rare species that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. Thus a quarter of the country’s land is reserved for the preservation of the species. You must visit these wildlife parks to see the importance of them in this country.

There are many religious places that too of different cultures and they exist together in harmony. There are Temples for Buddha, Mosques for Muslims and Churches for Christians. Your visit to all these places will be breathtaking.

The Port of Spain is one of the most modern places in the country. This a very nice place to go for shopping and dine some of the finest seafood along with loads of entertaining activities.

The beaches of Tobago are plenty in number. You can choose any one and relax. But remember to carry plenty of sunscreen with you. There are amazing places for scuba diving and snorkeling. The beaches here are very organized and well maintained. You can go for any kind of underwater adventure with all your family members.

Bird watching can be another experience that you will cherish. There are so many rare and unique species of birds that will keep you spell bound.

Thrilling River Cruises of Europe!!

November 13, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Europe

River Cruises of EuropeThe River Cruises in Europe are the best choice against the ocean cruises that might become too boring and monotonous for you. They will help you visit many new and exciting locations in a matter of a few weeks. You can have a visit of great places like Holland, Spain, Britain, Germany and Egypt. They will help you to go to the interiors of the places where ocean cruises cannot enter. You can enter many locations and find out about them. Northern Europe cruises are a very famous and best choice for the travel. It is the best way to discover about the rich cultural heritage of Europe.

The best locations being for such a travel are The Rhone, the Volga, the Moselle, the Yangtze, the Nile, and the Rhine. The rivers of Germany give you cultural views from the historical locations. The Danube River Trip is the second largest in Europe shows the cultures of Budapest, Nuremberg, Vienna, Melk, and Bratislava. The Rhine River Trip allows travelers to have a view of France, Switzerland and Germany. It includes even like wine drinking and viewing the works of Renoir, Matisse and Picasso. The PO River Trip shows the romantic sites of Mantua.

The Elbe River Trip shows you the formations of different kinds of rocks, calm meadows, and vineyards. Dresden is famous for its wide variety of art collections. Meissen provides you with the renowned porcelain items. The Russian Waterways Trip gives you the views of St. Basil’s Cathedral located in Moscow. It also shows you the Hermitage situated in Red Square along with and St. Petersburg. The Russian Waterways give you an exotic and thrilling view of the churches, Kremlins and monasteries.

River cruises in Europe are the most interesting and thrilling experience which you must enjoy. They are such trips that will never let you go empty handed.

Vacation in Paris

November 07, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Adventure Holidays

Vacation in ParisParis is one of the most populated places in Europe. It attracts large number of tourists every year. It has some of the best tourist spots in the world. Just one visit to Paris will give you life long memories to cherish.

The Eiffel tower is the most popular tourist attractions in Paris. The view from the majestic height of the tower gives you an amazing picture which you can forever treasure in your mind. The Louvre is one of the most famous museums in the world. It has the famous Mona Lisa painting and other art collections. It is very difficult to cover all the paintings in just one day. Musée d’Orsay is an amazing location for all the art lovers, and have some of the excellent pieces of art, most of which are paintings, furniture marble sculptures, etc. Arc de Triomphe was made at the directions of Napoleon Bonaparte. It will leave you with an impeccable view though it is really difficult to climb all the stairs. The beauty of Père Lachaise Cemetery will compel you to pay a visit there. It has hills, curving path and beautiful trees. Therefore it must be included in the list of places that you would love to visit in Paris. Notre Dame Cathedral took many years to complete. It is an architecturally excellent wonder. Photography freaks can have excellent views to shoot. The Montmartre visit will give you a wonderful view of the city.

Centre Georges Pompidou is another architectural masterpiece. An open double decker bus tour in Paris is amazing for all first timers in Paris. For eating, Paris is famous for its pizzas and chocolates. Croissants of Café Paris are something that you would not like to miss. Shambala Restaurant is the place where you can enjoy the fine dinner served.

Exploring The Disneyland

November 01, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Adventure Holidays

disneylandMost of the people believe that planning a trip to Disneyland is not just a one day affair. They believe that a maximum of 7 days would be sufficient for them to explore the place properly and to have enough of it, taking in every little detail possible from it. With advanced planning and scheduling everything with details, it is possible to see the whole of Disneyland in one day. There are people who come prepared with all the places to see in Disneyland well jotted down for reference which saves their time and makes their trip more efficient. These people often come with the mindset of visiting the other tourist attractions around Disneyland for which they are unable to give a long time to Disneyland but they have nothing to miss as they have come prepared with what exactly they want to see.

The majority of tourists visiting Disneyland come for the majestic roller coaster ride. So put on your seat belts and be prepared for the best roller coaster ride you have ever had. There are tourists from different parts of the world coming here to enjoy this amazing experience. So hold your breaths and enjoy the moment to your fullest when you are in there.

Having breakfast has never been so much before as having it in the Disney village with all the Disney characters there under the sky right in front of your eyes. It is a treat for the eyes as well as for the stomach.

The castle of the sleeping beauty is one of the main attractions of Disneyland. There are boat rides for children which give the castle tour. Attractive Disney costumes are also there in the castles.

Now if you have planned a one day trip to Disneyland and your family is huge make sure that you stick together.