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  • Kumaon – Far from the Madding Crowds

    Posted in India | September 8, 2011
    Kumaon will seem several worlds away from the hustle and bustle of the city areas of North India. This is a hilly region in the North Indian state of Uttarakhand, with Tibet on one side and Uttar Pradesh on the other. Kumaon is a destination that is unsurpassed in peace. This is definitely one of the best places to head to if you want to get those batteries recharged. The main reason for Kumaon for being such a rewarding destination is that in spite of the superb natural beauty, there are no crowds of tourists to disturb the peace. Kumaon is filled with natural beauty of a varied kind. There are a number of natural attractions to see here. It is certain that you will return refreshed and rejuvenated to your daily life after a trip to this wonderland. The  [...]
  • Anhui Province, China

    Posted in China | August 11, 2011
    Anhui Province is located in eastern central China. The province is one of China’s most important provinces. It is located across the basins of Yangtze River and Huaihe River. The province of Anhui shares its boundaries with the provinces of Henan, Shandong, Hubei, Jiangxi, Zhejiang and Jiangsu. Anhui was the first region in southern China where the Han dynasty settled, from c 205 BC. The Ming dynasty ruled Anhui in the 14 t h to 17 t h centuries. Anhui became a province of its own under the Manchi dynasty in the 17th century. The Japanese occupied it for a period of time in the WWII. After the war, it was held by the Nationalists for some time, before communists took over. Anhui is an important center for culture, history and more. The province  [...]
  • Yangshuo, China – Sights

    Posted in China | July 28, 2011
    Yangshuo is a county located in the Guanxi Province in China. It is perhaps one of China’s most beautiful locations. The landscapes here are dramatically stunning with over twenty thousand limestone peaks and acres of lush rice paddies. Well, you can not say you have seen China if you have not been to Yangshuo. The natural beauty of the country can be best experienced in the stunningly beautiful region. Yangshuo can be accessed from the city of Guilin from where you can travel to Yangshuo by bus, taxi or ferry. The ferry ride is a fun way to travel, and takes about four hours. It offers some great views of the river and the limestone. However, there are times when the river gets filled with boats and ferries, which is not that much fun. Also,  [...]
  • Lena River

    Posted in Russia | July 23, 2011
    Lena River is the easternmost of the three great Siberian Rivers, which flows in the Arctic Ocean. It is the eleventh longest river in the world and ninth largest watershed and one of the greatest Russian rivers with its watershed entirely within its ranges. The Lena flows northeast being joined by Olyokma River, Kirenga River and Vitim River, rising at a height of around 1640 metres at its source Baikal Mountains south of Central Siberian Plateau, seven kilometers west of Lake Baikal. From Yatutsk, it flows to the north and enters the lowlands, till it is joined by the right hand prosperous the Aldan River. The Verkhoyansk Range goes to the northwest after getting its most significant Vilyuy River, left hand tributary. The maximum length of  [...]
  • Mt Napulak – Unique Beauty

    Posted in Philippines | July 14, 2011
    Mt Napulak is one of Philippines’s most beautiful natural wonders. The mountain is named after its shape, which is basically like the breast of a woman, along with a huge rock resting at the peak. The mountain is shaped in such a beguiling manner. The name Napulak means “the nipple top”. The attraction is well visited by nature enthusiasts, not least for its shape, to be honest. Mt Napulak offers an excellent challenge to both environmental enthusiasts as well as mountain climbers. The mountain is among the tallest summits in the Igbaras, Ilolio, and stands at a towering height of 3, 936 ft in elevation A S L. The peak of the mountain has on offer a breathtakingly beautiful view of Philippines, right from the towns close by in the province  [...]
  • Universal Studios, Singapore – Sights and Attractions

    Posted in Singapore | July 7, 2011
    Universal Studios in Singapore offers an experience just as rewarding as the United States version. The world famous studio is situated in Sentosa Island in Singapore. It offers excellent shopping and entertainment options. If you are a movie buff, there is no better place. Even if you are not, it is impossible to get bored here. You literally feel as if you have stepped directly into the magical worlds shown in the movies. The park is home to numerous attractions that are themed on famous movies. Far Far Away Land is among the most visited sections of the park. You will see the fairy tales come true here. There are tall stone walls in the section that surrounds the courtyard and pavilion. There are rides and shows such as the Magic Potion Spin,  [...]
  • Tham Kong Lo Cave

    Posted in Laos | June 30, 2011
    Tham Kong Lo Cave, as far as natural wonders go, is a simply spectacular location that is popular with discerning travelers in Laos. The experience of getting to the cave by a tiny skiff that seems precariously balanced and paddled by a local guide that can speak English only in bits and finally coming across the sinister cave opening that greedily intakes you into the darkness can be eerie, but in a good way of course. The caves are filled with intrigue and mystique. Tham Kong Lo Cave is located deeply concealed in the thick wilderness that is the Phu Hin Bun region of Central Laos. The caves have a huge number of elements that make for a unique experience, the three hundred feet tall ceilings, eerie limestone formations, stalactites and more.  [...]
  • Sukhothai – The Ancient Thai Capital

    Posted in Thailand | June 23, 2011
    Sukhothai was the capital of the first sovereign state of Thailand. This was in the 13th century AD. Sukhothai is located in the North of Thailand. The city of Sukhothai is home to a huge number of ruins that are extremely well preserved, and bear testimony to the might and power, as well as the historical significance of the city. Later, power shifted to Aytthaya city, but Sukhothai is deeply regarded as a significant location because of its illustrious history. Sukhothai is a World Heritage Site, as declared by the UNESCO. Overview  . . . Sukhothai is home to a peaceful park that features a number of sights related to history. The entire town is tranquility itself. The park is a great place to explore. Sukhothai is worth a quiet couple of  [...]
  • Phnom Kulen, Cambodia

    Posted in Cambodia | June 16, 2011
    Phnom Kulen is one of Cambodia’s most rewarding adventure destinations. In fact, it is one of Asia’s most beautiful spots.  It is a bit lesser known as it is located in Cambodia, but discerning travelers all over the world are aware of the beauty of the region. If you are fond of adventure, there is no better location to head to. Accessing the Phnom Kulen is an adventurous experience in itself. The city is best accessed from Siem Reap City. The way to the region is not wholly off road, but a fair bit is, close to ten miles. The rainy season is when the going gets next to impossible. A good portion of the road has been recently grated. High axle vehicles or four wheel drives are essential if you want to reach here safely. Siem Reap is about  [...]
  • The Sherwood Taipei

    Posted in Taiwan | June 9, 2011
    The Sherwood Taipei is situated right at the heart of the commercial and financial hub of the Taipei Metropolis. Due to its centralized position, it is within easy access to most of Taipei’s business centers, convention venues and others. It is also close by to many of the major attractions in Taipei. The hotel is thus an excellent option to stay in, whether you are a business traveler or a leisure tourist. It is geographically at an advantage, wherever you wish to go to Taipei. The Sherwood Taipei has three hundred and fifty rooms and forty six suites. All of these are top notch accommodation options, and provide the best in terms of quality. The décor is understated and elegant. The guest rooms have a great number of facilities and amenities  [...]