Archive for March, 2011

  • Nepal Tourism

    Posted in Nepal | March 17, 2011
    Nepal is one of the most impoverished nations in the world. The country is blighted by poverty, human rights violations and corruption. The economics is in a pitiable state. However Nepal tourism has seen a development of sorts in the recent times. This has been in the nature of a lifesaver for the economy as well. The country is an extremely popular backpacker destination. Mountaineers come here for the mountains, and skiers come here for the slopes. There are a huge number of professional travelers coming here from all over the world. Nepal Tourism is a rich and varied experience. As a destination, Nepal has almost everything you would want. The mountains here are the highest in the world. Mt Everest is the highest mountain in the world  [...]
  • Edo Tokyo Museum

    Posted in Japan | March 10, 2011
    The Edo Tokyo Museum is one of Tokyo cities many excellent attractions. It is an impressive building, which is said to appear like a rice granary when seen from the distance. The museum showcases the history, culture, art, culture, science, disasters, architecture and more from when the city was established in 1590. This was when Tokugawa Ieyasu, the first Shogun, made Edo or the Old Tokyo his seat. The museum also shows highlighted events in Tokyo, such as the Olympics in 1964. Edo Tokyo Museum is the best place to go to if you want to get to know Tokyo city in a detailed way, right from the history, to the culture, art and more. There are a huge number of varied displays here, such as the city being vividly portrayed right through the ages.  [...]
  • Qutub Minar

    Posted in India | March 3, 2011
    Qutub Minar is one of the most notable monuments in India, both with respect to history as well as architecture. The monument was built to celebrate the victory of Aibak over the Rajputs and the beginning of the dominance of Muslim rulers in India. It is said that the monument was a  symbol of power, and was built to bring the subjects into submission. The monument is one of the most beautiful specimens of Islamic architecture in India. The minaret is a must visit for all tourists to the city of Delhi. Construction for Qutub Minar began in 1199.It took about twenty years to complete the construction, and the minaret was completed in the year 1219. The Qutub Minar stands at a height of about seventy two and a half meters. The diameter of the  [...]
  • Lamma Island

    Posted in Hong Kong | March 1, 2011
    Lamma Island is one of the many islands that are located within Hong Kong. There are a number of islands that are notable that part of the archipelago, and Lantau island is one of them. Lamma Island is yet another rewarding destination, and there are a good number of attractions here as well. The island of Lamma can be accessed via ferry, which can be boarded on from the Central Pier in Hong Kong. Go to Pier Six, where you can get a ferry to the island. Lamma Island is located in the west of Hong Kong. The moment you step on the island you will notice that there are no cars around, in fact no vehicle of any description. There are vehicles only at the power station here, and these do not generally come out on the island. The major concentration  [...]