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8 Places To Do While In South Korea

8 Places To Do While In South Korea

May 17, 2015

I love South Korea. There is something magnificent about the culture and the country. And oh, definitely the food! I’ll be sharing some of the info on how you can travel to South Korea and enjoy to 8 places to visit. Bukchon Hanok Village Sandwiched in the middle of Changdeok and Gyeongbok palaces sits this little bit of Korean history. Hanoks are old Korean style homes with a yard in the center and a few rooms encompassing it. Think wooden cross section and sliding paper entryways. It’s a pleasant spot in the midst of an overall solid city. A large portion of the structures work as shops or guesthouses now, so you can really get a look of the way individuals used to live.(Image by Kwong) Gyeongbok Palace Gyeongbokgung was initially manufactured path in 1395 as the principle royal residence for the King’s of the Joseon Dynasty. In the event that you need a genuine research Korea’s history, Gyeongbok Palace is the ideal spot to begin. There are guided visits in Korean, Japanese, Chinese and English at distinctive interims for the duration of the day where you can look into not just the King’s that called this spot home, yet around a ton of Korea’s history amid this time period. Jongmyo Shrine Korean individuals once accepted that the spot of entombment was the place an individual’s body stayed after death, however their soul went’s to its altar. Jongmyo Shrine is home to the soul of each King of the Joseon Dynasty period. Passage is accessible just through guided visits (with the exception of on Saturdays), leaving the recreation center totally tranquil for each one visit. It’s still an exceptionally otherworldly place and meandering the stone ways. Bukaksan Fortress Wall Simply north of the Blue House sits Bukak Mountain and Seoul’s stronghold divider. When it was manufactured back in the fourteenth century it joined the four noteworthy crests adound the city: Bukaksan, Naksan, Inwangsan and Namsan. Bring your travel permit and your strolling shoes. Cheonggyecheon Stream Bring a stroll down any of the steps that line this 5.8km stream and you’ll abruptly end up in a desert garden; a mystery little hideaway from a generally...

Exciting Gulet Cruises For Vacationers

Exciting Gulet Cruises For Vacationers

May 14, 2015

Gulets were originally used in the Southwestern coast of turkey. Gulets are traditional sailing vessels that were made from wood. The vessels are small in size and have today become popular with tourists who love cruising to their various destinations and attractions. . Currently, there are many places around the globe where you can enjoy Gulet cruise holidays as you visit your favorite places. These vessels have been modernized to include amenities and facilities that are essential for the perfect cruise. They have also been modernized to include essential navigational tools and engines to provide power and speed conveniently, just as the bigger cruise ships. Compared to cruise ships, the gullets are smaller and come with several other benefits. Most Gulet charters around the world have introduced experienced sailors in addition to the highly qualified crew aboard the Gulets. The boats are checked thoroughly to ensure that they are safe for cruises. They undergo regular maintenance check up. These Gulets vessels are available in different sizes so as to suit the different numbers of holidaying groups. You will find the right size of Gulet suitable for family cruise or even honeymoon cruises.(Image by pbrenko) Benefits of Gulets One of the main advantages of taking Gulet tours instead of cruise liners is that they offer exceptional privacy. The vessels are small hence when on your Gulets holiday; expect to find few people on board. Cruise ships can take thousands of holidaymakers and privacy will not be to its best on them. You will enjoy your privacy when there are less people on board these small vessels which can only take a few people. There are some Gulets which you can take all by yourself or with your friends or family. The Gulet cruises also have a complete crew that includes captains and cooks as well as other members who assist you in various areas as you cruise, such as cleaners. The accommodation in most Gulets is en-suite and many also features open seating dining areas besides other facilities such as cuisines, restaurants and bars. There are also a number of onboard activities that you can never afford to miss while you are on board these...

Interesting and fun Places in Japan

Interesting and fun Places in Japan

May 2, 2015

Visiting the right places in Japan can give you really interesting as well as fun experiences. Even the less famous place in Japan has a certain history or even folk tales that are interesting. Some of the popular places in Japan that are interesting as well as full of fun activities include: Kyoto This is one of the best cities in Japan for sightseeing. This is mainly due to the fact that Kyoto was Japans capital for years and is known to be full of history. This city has the greatest value of culture as well as history than any other place in Japan. One of the popular attractions in the city is the Kinkakuji which is a Zen temple whose structure is fully covered with gold leaf. It is located in a beautiful garden that overlooks the lake. There is also a Shinot shrine as well as the Kiyomizu temple. Arashiyama is also a popular place for tourist and is famous for strolling, biking as well as adventure in the serene bamboo forest.(Image by Patrick Kenawy) Osaka This city is well known for its buzzing nightlife as well as friendly people. The metropolis hub of Japan is also famous for fine dining and great shopping. A popular place in the city is the Universal Studios which has a rollercoaster and even simulators. Most of the rides in the Universal Studios are based on popular films and movies such as the Jurassic Park and Spiderman. The city also has the Kaiyukan Aquarium which has over 15 tanks with a wide array of sea life. It also has two huge whales that are interesting to watch especially during the feeding sessions. Nara This city is considered to be the first Japan’s capital that is full of historical sites. It is home to the Todaiji temple that has a 15 meter bronze Buddha, the largest in Japan. It is also considered to be the largest wooden building in the world. The temple is located in Nara Park which is famous for its thousands of deer roaming around the grounds. For those who believe in Shinto, the deer are said to be god’s messengers. Yokohama This is...

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...

Top 10 Must See Caribbean Beaches

Top 10 Must See Caribbean Beaches

Mar 2, 2015

You could be forgiven for thinking that if you had seen one stunning Caribbean beach, you had seen them all. However, this isn’t actually the case. From white sands that stretch for miles to tiny sheltered coves and dramatic rocky inlets; here is our pick of the top 10 Caribbean beaches you simply must see. Grace Bay – Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Sitting within Princess Alexandra National Park in Providenciales is Grace Bay; one of the most famous and most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean. Pristine white sands are edged by sparkling turquoise waters, stretching over three miles along the coastline. Providenciales best restaurants and most exclusive resorts are but a sun-dazed stumble away, though we doubt you will want to leave the beach anyway. Trunk Bay – St John Trunk Bay was donated to the US National Park Service by Lawrence S. Rockefeller 50 years ago and has since become known as the best beach in St John. The National Park provides a stunning backdrop for the beach and hiking the historic sugar plantations and surrounding greenery is a great way of killing time between topping-up your tan on the immaculate sands. Trunk Bay’s underwater snorkelling trail attracts enthusiasts from across the world, all of them lured by the promise of seeing at least 30 species of fish and countless underwater monuments in a single 30 minute snorkel session. With waters this clear, we don’t doubt this promise for a second. Love Beach – New Providence Island, Nassau This secluded spot is perfect for those who want to leave the world behind and relax undisturbed. The shallow waters of Love Beach stretch out almost half a mile into the sea, making it prime for snorkelling. Unspoilt reefs sit a mile from the coast but you needn’t venture even that far before you see your first fish; slip on your snorkelling gear and step just a few feet into the water and you’ll soon see them swimming around you. Those seeking hidden treasures deeper down can dive a seemingly endless amount of shipwrecks and caves. Nassau offers some of the best diving in the world and divers flock to experience the area’s blue holes....