Archive for the ‘Asia’ Category
Beach and nature worshippers would definitely enjoy an adventure vacation to Phu Quoc in Vietnam. This is because the place can be considered as a paradise to those who love bonding with nature—whether enjoying glorious beaches or just simply seeing and discovering the beauty that the environment has to offer— Phu Quoc will surely take your breath away.
What is truly exciting about this place is its an pristine deserted beaches perfect for countless of water activities such as scuba diving. It also features a wide array of jungle habitats and fishing villages that is truly unique to Vietnam. To date, there are less than a hundred mountains that are considered as primitive forests. People are still allowed to use the natural waterfalls but majority them are protected to ensure that they would not be polluted. Another great choice in Vietnam is a Hanoi private villa to rent. Although Phu Quoc is a territorial property of Vietnam, its location is nearer to Cambodia compared to the mainland of Vietnam. Originally famous for being an island where all sorts of fish and other seafood have originated, Phu Quoc was able to reinvent itself and now popular as an awesome paradise in Vietnam. Read the rest of this entry »
There is a total of three golf courses in Phuket, Thailand, which offer on-site accommodation. This is a feature which is becoming more popular with golf courses in Thailand in general and also in and around Phuket. Each of the three current Phuket golf resorts, are close to both the town and the airport, making them perfect for a golfing break.
Located in the Kathu district of Phuket, is the Tinidee Golf Resort. Just 20 minutes away from Patong beach and 40 minutes from the airport, Tinidee Golf Resort is in an excellent location and comes complete with four, low rise, accommodation buildings. There is a choice of 30 superior rooms and 15 deluxe rooms and both come with balconies overlooking the scenic lake, among other amenities, such as satellite television, free Wi-Fi and mini bar. The deluxe rooms come with the added comfort of a large bath tub, bathrobes, slippers and coffee making facilities. There is also an outdoor swimming pool, snack bar and fitness room, which keep the whole family entertained. There are two fantastic golf courses nearby, Loch Palm and Red Mountain, making Tinidee Golf Resort an ideal base, for playing both of these courses. Read the rest of this entry »
Travelers looking to rev up their spiritual life need not go any farther than the Philippines, which is home to some of the world’s oldest and beautiful churches. The archipelago of 7,107 islands, which was under Spanish rule for more than 300 years, is the largest Catholic country in Asia. Hundreds of churches have been constructed across the nation since the Spaniards arrived in the Philippines in 1521. With its rich religious heritage, the Philippines is cashing in on pilgrimage tourism to boost its coffers. Read the rest of this entry »
Jerusalem is one of the oldest communities in the world. In the 4th century BC, its oldest section was founded. Today, one can find ancient temples here, along with churches, mosques, and other buildings that are rich in religious and historical significance. Read the rest of this entry »
The newly opened National Center for the Performance Arts, also known as “the egg” formerly named the Chinese National Grand Theatre, is the largest performing art center in the world. It is shaped like a massive, silvery dome in the heart of China’s capital that offers Chinese and international art performances of the highest standards. It hosts opera, ballet, musicals, dance, dramas and traditional Chinese performances. Read the rest of this entry »
Sundarbans National Park is a biosphere reserve, UNESCO World Heritage Site, tiger reserve and national park. It is situated in West Bengal’s Sundarbans delta – a region densely covered with mangrove forests. Aside from housing various species of reptiles, birds and invertebrates like the salt-water crocodile, it is also considered as one amongst the largest reserve for the Bengal tiger. Read the rest of this entry »
Ranthambore National Park is regarded as one amongst the largest and the most famous of Northern India’s national parks. It is located in Southeastern Rajasthan’s Sawai Madhopur district. It is only 130 kilometers from Jaipur which houses the nearest airport. Sawai Madhoupur is the nearest town and it has the nearest railway station. Read the rest of this entry »
Sariska National Park is considered as one amongst many of India’s most visited parks. Although its popularity is not majorly on its wildlife population, it is because of its excellent location and closeness to large towns like Jaipur and Delhi. Years ago, the park acts as the “hunting reserve” of the region’s “Royal Family of Alwar Rajasthan”. Read the rest of this entry »
The ancient city of Petra, (Rock in greek), is a beautiful archeological city in Jordan. It is world renowned for its natural rock shape architecture. In July 2007, Petra was named one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
The city lies on the slope of Mount Hor, enclosed in a basin amid the towering rock mountains of Arabah. A beautiful stream runs down perennially throughout the mountains. Read the rest of this entry »
A sprawling open plaza located in the heart of Beijing, Tiananmen Square is a destination that offers travellers to the city much to explore. While the location has gained international recognition for being the site of the infamous Tiananmen Square Massacre, this scenic locale has been the focal point of numerous events in China’s long and proud history. Read the rest of this entry »