Egypt: a treat for the history buffs

February 21, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Africa

Egyptian history has always been the leading attraction as far as historians are concerned. With a rich culture, heritage and history it is definitely a treat for all history buffs to learn and explore more into it. The first thing that comes to our minds when we talk of Egypt is its beautiful pyramids and tombs since the time of Nefertiti and Tutankhamen. The Sphinx is also one of the main destinations for historians in Egypt. Delving deep into the history of Egypt the early dynasty of the Egyptian emperor tends to be the most interesting of all.

This has led to the importance of the history of Egypt. The pre-dynastic era of the Nile Valley leading on to the Roman conquest in about 30 BC, all add up to the wonderful rich history that Egypt possesses. A visit to Egypt is definitely what every historian craves for till date to discover and learn more about their BC culture.

Shanghai and its tourist delights

February 18, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Asia

Shanghai is one of the most demanded and most colorful destinations where you will find some of the amazing sights and scenes. It is a heaven for shopaholics as shanghai provides you a large number of markets where you will get everything…you just name it and they will have it. Shanghai is the perfect blend of modernity and traditional aspects attached to it such as it has high rising building and great shopping malls and destinations as at the time it has beautiful gardens along with signs of its cultural heritage and quite river bank. If you love bright and vibrant atmosphere then the Bund is Shanghai is a must for you as it is brightly colored with multicolored lights and musicians play at night making the atmosphere a joyful occasion. Also Nanjing road which is an extremely popular shopping place in China is a must for people who adores shopping and to see the traditional side of Shanghai a visit to the jade Buddha temple which falls under the series of the most ancient of Buddhist monasteries in China is a ‘must have’.

Pack your bags for a camping get away

February 15, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Travel Accessories

Don’t you just love it when you hear about your friends who have just returned from camping? Talking about the bonfires and food and dancing and sleeping outdoors under the stars and the infinite sky is a thrill and enjoyment one must experience. Camping alongside a river or at the foothills of a mountain, just to be with Mother Nature and spend time with her is simply refreshing. With the proper accessories and backpack, camping can be fun, safe and enjoyable. It is best advised to go camping with a group of trusted friends who want to relax and have some fun. Carry a tent and make sure that it is untarnished. Along with that, adequate supplies of food and water are a must along with a torch. Also, proper garments and footwear are essential and it doesn’t hurt to carry a small tube of mosquito repellent cream and a small snake bite kit just to be on the safe side and enjoy camping to its fullest.

Miami: the sun, the good looking people and much more

February 12, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Weekend Holidays

Miami is the richest and the cleanest city of the United States. Miami is all about the hot sun, the good looking people, the nightclubs, the sandy beaches and the cool ocean waters. Miami experiences a hot and humid climate that is why many people flock to the beaches to cool themselves off.

Since most of the people head for the beaches, the men are always ready to flaunt their six pack abs while the women flaunt their well toned, sun tanned bodies. Miami receives a large number of Cubans and Latin Americans every year. That is why you will find so many people speaking in Spanish in Miami.

People in Miami are fun loving and believe in living their lives to the fullest. Various annual events and festivals are part of Miami’s culture. Miami houses a large number of hip hop and rap musicians like Pitbull, Rick Ross and DJ Khaled.

Golf destination with add-ons

February 09, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Travel Tips

If you are a golf player with a family then its best to hit on vacations with golf destinations and add-ons so that your wife and family can keep themselves amused while you are soaked in the game.

One such example would be the Sunshine Golf coast in Australia. The Australian golf destination has various other attractions apart from the awesome well-equipped golf clubs. The place is lovely with a beautiful sea shore where you can relax under the warm sunshine. Then there are excellent shopping opportunities with great boutiques and stores all over. Finally, your wife is sure to love the mellifluous country music the place has to offer.

Another exotic golf destination is Tenerife in Spain. The place comes with amazing beaches and a great lot of tourist attractions apart from golf facilities. You have many amusement parks, awesome restaurants, electrifying pubs promising of a grand nightlife.

Discovering the land of the rising sun

February 06, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Asia

The land of rising sun is none other than Japan itself. This country is known for its belligerent martial arts like Karate and its mesmerizing sushi that guarantees to flatter you with awe. The place is filled stereotypes like Mt. Fuji and the art of origami, but it’s a lot more than that which can only be found out by visiting the place. There are so many things happening there which you probably would have never even heard of.

The country also loves its baseball like the US. And in the months of April and May, you’ll see amazing floral blossoms that are prevalent only in that part of the world. If you’re a skiing fan, then you’ll find the Japanese snow studded mountains the finest for this sport. Visit Tokyo to see if it can match to the brightness of the New York City during the nights.

Best Bungee-jumping destinations in New Zealand

February 03, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Travel Tips

If adrenaline rush is what you desire out of an adventurous holiday, then New Zealand is the place to be in. this part of the world is naturally constructed with humongous mountains and deep valleys that are all connected through infinitely long streams of flowing water. This country is visited by a myriad of tourists on a yearly basis that come here to try all kinds of adventure sports being Bungee jumping or jet boating or water rafting or horse trekking or heli- skiing or even sky diving.

All the above mentioned sports need a lot of heart to attempt, out of which bungee jumping wins the race. There a quite a few bungee jumping destinations in New Zealand and is one of the best tourist attractions. Places like Taupo, Taihape, Queenstown, and Hanmer springs are the best areas for the sport called bungee jumping and are definitely not for the faint hearted.