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Best Ski and Snow Centers

Best Ski and Snow Centers

Apr 28, 2015

During the winter seasons, most people around the world enjoy hitting the slopes around the snow covered areas. However, the snow is no longer available during the summer season. If you missed the winter season’s fun in the snow, there are various indoor destinations and snow centers where you can do your moves. Here are some of the most popular ski and snow centers around the world. SnowWorld in Landgraaf This is considered to be one of the largest Indoor ski resorts, not only in Netherlands but also on the planet. SnowWorld has over 5 slopes ranging from red, green as well as blue around its 35,000 square meters of pistes. For freestyle skiers and snowboarders, the Eiger slope is one of the best. There is also a children’s area as well as professional ski lifts to constantly manage the flow of skiers. The complex also has two restaurants that offer food, drinks and even barbeques.(Image by Edgar Vonk) Snow Funpark in Wittenberg The Snow Funpark is over 30,000 square meters and was opened in 2006. It is the Europe’s largest snow park that use state of the art snow machines giving the best experiences on the slopes. The parks best feature is the indoor half pipe that is installed for professionals. This is the only indoor half pipe around the world. The park is designed to host international events as well as professional competitions. The park also offers quad biking, water skiing, tubing as well as a high wire garden. It also has a sports shop center. Ski Dubai This is a luxury indoor snow resort that was opened in 2005. The 22,500 square meters of slope is located in Dubai, the last place you expect to find snow. The park has more than five slopes which are designed for different levels of difficulty, gradients and heights. You can also enjoy zorbing down the big ball run. The park also offers retail shopping, a freestyle zone, fancy cafes, private children parties as well as themed restaurants. SnowZone in England This is one of the award winning entertainment centers in Europe that sits inside the Xscape located in England. This is one of the...

8 Places To Visit in Kuala Lumpur

8 Places To Visit in Kuala Lumpur

Apr 24, 2015

Just like any other destination, there are those spots and places that you must visit when you visit Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. Though it may seem like a small city, visitors often enjoy exploring this multicultural haven that features religious hotspots, famous iconic landmarks and even culturally enriching markets and temples along the streets. Some of the popular places you must consider visiting include: Petronas Twin Towers. These twin towers are considered the world’s largest twin tower buildings and are found in the city centre. These towers have earned a reputation and commonly hailed as the twin jewels of Kuala Lumpur. The towers are 88 storeys high with a sky bridge connecting them at the 41st and 42nd floors. Menara KL tower This tower stand atop the Bukit Nanas forest reserve and is 421 meters high. The tower has been recorded as the fifth tallest structure in the world. Though it has been outshone by the Petronas Towers, the Menara KL tower remains a very significant architectural marker of the city. It has a viewing deck that is about 100 meters higher than that of the twin towers. Chinatown Chinatown is a colorful bargain hunter’s paradise that is well known to never sleep. It is one of the most popular tourist attraction spots in Malaysia as it is deeply immersed in heritage, history as well as culture. This is the spot in Kuala Lumpur that you can find almost everything ranging from imitation goods to Chinese herbs. Sultan Abdul Samad building This is a distinguished city landmark that that represents one of the earliest Moorish- style buildings. The building was originally used by the colonial British administration but is currently the home to ministry of information, communications and culture offices.(Image by Bernard) Sunway Lagoon Theme Park This park is around 323,000sqm and the extensive area offers numerous fun activities such as water slides, surf beach, manmade river ride and pirate ship as well as wave pool. It is located in Petaling Jaya and comprises of five different zones. These are the scream park, amusement park, water park, Wildlife Park and the extreme park. Aquaria KLCC This is a 464,000sqm spot that is...

How to Travel West to East Like a Pro

How to Travel West to East Like a Pro

Apr 22, 2015

Whether you’re a travel amateur, a travel veteran, or an absolute gypsy–there are some things that all of us could benefit from when it comes to travel advice. No matter how you travel, you’ve no doubt been the victim of a blog or post that told you take something you never used….or you found something you forgot to pack that would have really come in handy. From bags to toiletries, types of clothes, practical shoes, and a shewee, below are some useful tips, hints and tricks to get your through any style journey you’re about to adventure on!    What To Pack In So many times you’ve heard what to pack, what not to pack and how to pack it, but in what? Unless you’re hiking Nepal, less is better. A great back-pack or rucksack can go a really long way. Learn how to military fold most clothes, and limit yourself to one style of shorts and pants, then pack five t-shirts. You’ll want to make sure your bag fits into the overhead compartment of the lowest economy flight in Europe–they’re pretty on the up and up with size standards. You never know what airline you might end up on during your journey, and better safe than sorry with checked baggage fees these days. A safe bet is a bag no bigger than: 55cm x 40cm x 20 cm. You can find killer deals for backpacks on sites like Finish Line and Sports Authority, or get creative and go super-durable with something from Home Depot. Clothes One of the worst things in the world is reading about covering up in Muslim countries, and packing for winter weather in 90°F heat. Not cool. Don’t be that guy. Most countries, while very religious, are pretty progressive. You can beat the heat and be modest. Stores like American Eagle and Forever 21 have super stylish gear for both outdoor days and nights out–that aren’t too revealing for countries in East Asia. What’s even more amazing–they have super sweet daily deals on Groupon for up to 90% off the retail price. Toiletries A great way to stay clean and keep your trip cheap is to pack things like...

Top 7 Things To Do in Maui for your Family

Top 7 Things To Do in Maui for your Family

Apr 10, 2015

It is an open secret that holidays are really thrilling. One way of enjoying them in Hawaii is visiting Maui. You can be far from home but vacation rentals are available for you like unreal private Maui vacation rentals right on the beach. Private vacation rentals are great for your family holiday and they will make your wonderful holiday memorable. It is from here that you can get access to the following for your kids: 1- Driving the Hana Highway The windiest road probably in the entire Hawaii and America is the 68-miles stretch from Kalahui to Hana. It is not only the winding that is wonderful; see several deserted beaches on your way and the jungle and a few villages for the reception of entirety of fun for you and your kids. 2- Photo sessions and art galleries visit Family members and kids particularly like taking photos. It is one way of making such holiday experiences like the Maui tours memorable. Taking sunset photos with the people you love is worth your dime. There are several art galleries in Maui-talk of the Lahaina, Makawao and Hana. You shall get both local and international artists conveniently and whatever you find good for your kids can be shipped home by the artists. 3- Visiting the Maui Ocean Center  Everyone loves aquarium and you kids probably do. Watching 300 species of marine life is all possible in the Ocean Center. Get the kids to see touch tanks and your family holiday will be memorable. 4- Exploring by helicopter Some of the areas in Maui are inaccessible in other ways except by helicopter. It is through this that he kids can see the Haleakala Crater and the towering waterfalls like the Molokai that are hidden. The flights will enable the kids see the beautiful spots from the clouds. 5- Learning how to surf If you never tried to surf then watching someone do it in Maui will serve a great supplement to your lessons. It is a place of warm baby sized waves that ease your learning. You can also try it yourself and you can teach the kids too. It will be a lot of fun. 6-...