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7 Stunning Hotel Views That Will Leave your Mouth Wide Open

7 Stunning Hotel Views That Will Leave your Mouth Wide Open

May 20, 2014

Apart from eating the best cuisines in one of the most prestigious hotels, there much needed in your well budgeted vacation. Excellent travel is not all about spending a lot of time in the horrific traffic jams to catch a glimpse of one of the best attraction sites and back to your hotel extremely tired. No that’s not interesting, in fact, it turns out to be the most expensive way to enjoy your vacation in the hardest way. Considering hotels with drop-dead beautiful vistas, where one can make spectacular views is the best way to spend your vacation. The stunning landscapes lying beneath create artistic impressions with a complete array of amazing features that will blow your mind. There are a number of amazing hotels with exciting views, but here is a list of these outstanding hotels that should not miss out when planning for an outdoor vacation. Kasbah Tamadot, Morocco This is one of the hotels with the highest view points around the African continent. Breathtaking views in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains lying 1320 meters high will welcome you to this place which gives you clear views of Mt Toubkal.(image by Laura & Luis) St Regis Lhasa Resort If you would wish to see the famous Polata Palace and the Himalayan Mountains this is the right place to be. The hotel overlooks the vicinity with its traditional architecture which is developed elegantly and artistically. Additionally, a walk through this adventurous hotel will take through a guided tour across one of its oldest monuments the Tashilunpo Monastery which was built 6 centuries ago and also expose you to the famous ancient palace of Yunbulakang. Kozantei Ubuya Hotel, Lake Kawaguchi This is one of the most beautiful hotels providing flawless services and providing pleasing views of the famous Mount Fuji. This place is endowed with elegant rooms featuring a panoramic view of Mt. Fuji and offers relaxing onsets where one can enjoy the beautiful seasons and the magnificence of Mt. Fuji shadowed right before you. Sparkling Hill Resort, Columbia Mentioning the list of hotels with the best stunning views, it can never be complete without including this marvelous place found in Columbia. The...

4 Best Trailing Destinations for Hiking

4 Best Trailing Destinations for Hiking

Apr 29, 2014

Having learnt and practiced the safety precautions and hiking tips, hikers are assured of a breath taking encounters which include interaction with beautiful landscapes and diverse environments. Coming up with such an amazing list of these destinations is not an easy task considering the large hiking environs and different tastes and preferences. However, when you are planning for your hikes these are some of the places that should not miss in your must see travel bucket list. Great Smoky Mountains This is an iconic long distance hiking experience that has earned a lot of popularity around the globe and it is ranked among the top hiking trails around the globe. It is arguably one of the most well known multi day walks in United States of America. It’s a region characterized by rich natural diversity and pioneer history hence obtaining the title of Ancestral Homeland of the Cherokee islands. The area spans a magnificent 202,500 hectares making it the largest wilderness area in the region. It marks the southern climax of the Appalachian chain with its blue grey smoke engulfing the highest peaks of the mountain range. This region boosts a wide variety of flora and fauna with over 130 species of trees, 1500 varieties of flowering plants and 200 types of birds. It is truly a place not to miss out in your trailing calendar. The Heysen Trail For a lover of hiking, this stands out to be a dream of every hiker. The trail which is located in Australia spans a distance of 1200 km making it one of the largest and greatest long distance walks in the universe. Reaching from Cape Jervis on the South Coast of South Australia to Parachilna Gorge in the Flinders Ranges, this trail takes in some of the country’s picturesque landscapes which include stunning coastal scenes, vineyards, bush land and an overwhelming atmosphere. This trail can be broken up into sections which are small enough to accommodate day walkers or those seeking a short light weight camping hike. It is the best place to be!(image by Sue) Everest Base Camp This is the most admirable place that always remains to be a dream of many who...

6 Things You Need to Know about The Annapurna Circuit Trail

There are many exciting hiking trails in the world such as Kungsleden in Sweden, Grand Canyon hike, USA, Fitx roy trek in Argentina, Yoshida trail, Mount Fuji in Japan and the Bibbulmun track in Australia. All these hiking trails have amazing features such as amazing view points, flora, fauna and remarkable landscape. This is because most treks involve mountains, hills or valleys, something that will cause physical exercise and a journey of a life time. The world`s most renowned hikers and mountain climber s have journey in most of these trails just to explore the beauty of country and enjoy the culture, lifestyle and tradition of people living around the trail routes. The Annapurna circuit is renowned worldwide ever since it was opened to foreigners in the 1980s. This circuit involves trekking around the giant Annapurna massif and once the trek is complete at the tip there is a panoramic view of the Himalayas.   Especially when hiking the Annapurna Circuit, there are things you can do to make your holiday unforgettable. The following are great facts about the Annapurna circuit. 1- Permits The Nepalese authorities require all hikers to purchase two permits before hiking which are Annapurna Conservation Area Permit ( ACAP) and Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS card). These permits are required in order to enter the Annapurna area and are checked at points all along the circuit. Fortunately these cards don’t expire while within the circuit but once the hiker leaves the circuit he or she will need to purchase new permits. 2- Map Hikers will require maps while on the circuit and they can be purchased in Kathmandu and Pokhara. There are maps of different sizes and scales. The best map should include the New Annapurna Trekking Trails (NATT) and side trails. The maps are quite affordable since the cost ranges from $2- $7. 3- The NATT guide This guide provides information for trails that help to avoid the road and gives amazing information about the villages along the trekking route. The guide is vital because its very informative since it has detailed information about the culture and tradition of the people living in the nearby villages along the circuit. 4- Gear Pack Hikers should bring their own gear bag packs or they can purchase or rent gear packs in Kathmandu or Pokhara. This is important...