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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...

Affordable Travel in the Fascinating London

Affordable Travel in the Fascinating London

Aug 26, 2014

London is a fascinating city and many people who live within easily traveling distance will have fond memories of family days out in the city. If you’ve never had a long weekend in London though, it’s well worth considering booking a break, as this is the best way to enjoy the theatre and all the nightlife that this lively city has to offer. Even if you think you’re familiar with London, there are some tips worth bearing in mind when planning a stay of a night or more. Be prepared Many people think of holiday insurance as something that’s only needed when you go abroad. In reality, you are just as likely to face an issue that means you need to cancel your holiday even if you’re planning a “staycation”. It’s easy to forget about insurance because it isn’t often offered a part of a package deal when booking a London break, but make sure you get some cover to help with costs if anything goes wrong.(Image bv PKJones) Because London is such a large city with so many things to do, it is well worth planning your activities in advance to make sure you can do everything you want. Sit down with your travelling companions and list everything you would like to see and do, and place it into a schedule for the time you are there. It’s well worth booking all of your train tickets in advance too and printing out a few key maps of the areas you will be going. Location, location, location Accommodation in London is notoriously expensive and the closer you are to the city centre, the more it’s going to cost. Set a budget in advance and decide how important it is to you to be on the doorstep of all the attractions. It’s also worth being wary of booking into the more affordable business hotels that describe themselves as “just outside the city centre” because sometimes they can be up to an hour away. Make sure you view the locations of hotels you are considering on a map to understand exactly where they are in relation to the attractions you want to see.(Image by Kaplan International)...

6 Accommodation options in London

6 Accommodation options in London

Jan 22, 2014

Visiting this amazing city can never disappointment you especially if you are looking for the best accommodation options. This is because it is fully endowed with world class hotels whose features have made them get the world’s recognition with some of them been prized globally. London is the leading world business and tourism center attracting crowds of travelers around the globe, and due to this, there is growth of many hotels treating customers with flawless services and latest technology which is there to ensure your safety is well guaranteed. Listing the best accommodation options for you to spend is tedious due to stiff competition which has led to numerous restaurants which offer good accommodation options. However, whether you are holding top level business meetings; and whether you are seeking hotels with the best cuisines or with more efficient accommodation activities, there is something prepared for you. Here is a list of all the accommodation options which are meant to fulfill your dreams and make your vacation to London a remarkable one! Belgravia Mews Hotel If you prefer a clean, cool and comfortable place to be, this is actually the perfect destination. Belgravia Mews Hotel is a boutique place to stay ideally situated in one of the most reliable tourist hotspots in a very delightful part of the capital. Flawless service offered by friendly staff will guide you through well furnished rooms containing en-suite bathroom, flat screen televisions, broad band internet and all the usual home comforts. The stylish hotel is set in a charming Victorian townhouse, boasting 15 rooms of varying sizes and styles.(image by Think Hotels). The Park Grand London Paddington Hotel The Park Grand London Paddington hotel- best accommodation in London, especially when the vacation is meant for a family. Located in a small town of Paddington the hotel boosts of being in a strategically position which a big hotspot for tourism. This is achieved by close Whitley’s Shopping Center, Kensington Gardens and the famous London Zoo. These places can be easily accessed using well managed Hotel safaris charging affordable prices. The Royal Albert Hall and the Hyde Park also lie close to this amazing hotel. Rooms have city views with complimentary...

Where Will You Go in Valentine Day?

Where Will You Go in Valentine Day?

Jan 6, 2014

Valentine day is reckoning, the question lingering in most people’s mind is where they will go on that material day. Valentine’s Day is the most romantic day in the calendar; it’s a day for all irrespective of your marital status, whether taken or single as there is always a special someone whom you love. If you have no idea of where to take you valentine in 2014, this article is just for you, check out 2014 best and most trending places that you thought to take your love.   Winter ski chalet Consider getting to the beautiful and picturesque French Alps or to the foothills of the marvelous Swiss Mountains and have some romantic moments while snuggling up in a lavish chalet that’s in front of a roaring fire. You will definitely have some very romantic moments, perhaps better than those of your honeymoon all in one day. You may consider trying St Moritz which is a well renowned Swiss resort. The resort has some of the most beautiful private chalets the world has to offer. You will also enjoy spa treatments, vibrant nightlife, top class dining and watching the beautiful sceneries around the Swiss mountains. Bahamas Bahamas, located off Florida coast is home to more than 700 islands which all feature some lavish and very exotic get-away. Its spectacular white sandy beaches blended with crystal clear waters make these islands an awe-inspiring paradise that’s a must visit. Get to one of the beach bars and dine as you watching the sun sinking romantically slowly over the fine looking waters. Bahamas islands are some of the coolest noise free tropical destinations which feature numerous little private guest houses as well as family run hotels which you can beyond doubt relax kickback and unwind in.(image by Salvatore Serafino). Venice Venice is world known as a very romantic city that has striking architectures in the unusual water logged streets which have really kept lovers coming back year after year. In Venice you can dine in one of the well kempt street side cafes, get to the main square where you can listen and watch various street performances and if you get moved join and dance to...

10 Amazing Family Attraction in Europe

10 Amazing Family Attraction in Europe

Jan 6, 2014

Europe remains one of the major tourist attraction destinations in the world. Europe is blessed with a variety of tourist attraction sites in various locations across the continent. As such, many tourist interests can be addressed and fulfilled with travel to Europe. Family travel, as a tourist interest, is one of those that Europe offers as an attraction destination. Despite the amount of money the travel may cost, the experiences in Europe promise to be life-changing. From Rome to Brussels, from London to Berlin, the locations will provide an exciting time for parents and children alike. Anyone looking for a travel destination for their family would be encouraged to consider Europe in their plans. Some 10 amazing family attractions in Europe The locations herein listed are very family friendly. Everything will offer relaxation from the transport costs, hotels, restaurants, attraction sites and activities. While the locations promise affordability, they do not in any way compromise on happy times. 1. Madrid. The capital of Spain offers a number of attractions for families. It is one of the most family-friendly locations in Europe with children being considered an important part of custom and tradition. Sports fans can visit the Bernabeu stadium, for a soccer match. Tourists can also relax as a family at Retiro Park. 2. Berlin. The ever changing capital of Germany has positioned itself as a family attraction in the recent past. The city offers trendy restaurants, catering to families with children, provide a source of delicious food to tourists. One can as well explore Tiergarten, an outdoor park and the Berlin Zoo.(image by gavin bloys). 3. Rome. Parents and their children will enjoy immensely climbing the Spanish Steps and visiting the Colossuem. Choosing hotels wisely will help in reducing the cost of the accommodation leaving money for other activities. One may be well advised to stay near the beach, so as to enjoy the seaside while still being close to other top attractions. Families will also learn the rich history of Rome. 4. London. London is another capital that offers a lot for people touring as a family. For children who are Harry Potter fans they should visit King’s Cross Station. The capital...