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New York City’s Popular Tourist Attractions

Are you planning to go to New York City but don’t know which places to visit? Then you’ve come to the right place. We will cover some of New York’s top tourist attractions and here are some: Statue of Liberty This world renowned statue symbolizes freedom and depicts the Roman goddess of freedom which is Libertas. Because of hurricane Sandy, it was closed for renovations and is said to reopen on July 4, 2013. Empire State Building Enjoy the captivating 360 degrees view of New York City on the 86th floor of this 102 story building. It is the second tallest building in New York City, third in USA and 22nd in the whole world. Buy your tickets in advance to avoid waiting in line to be on top of this skyscraper. Central Park Visit this fine-looking landscaped park and be relaxed with its ambiance and view. Take a stroll, or ride on a bike or a... Continue reading

Top 5 Destinations in Milan City

Travel to Milan which is the second largest city in Italy and the capital of Lombardy. This modern yet great historical city is a place for tourists who love history, arts and culture. Moreover, Milan is a paradise for both fashion shoppers and business travelers since it is a leading economic and fashion and design Italian city. To plan ahead your journey to Milan, here are some of the places you can stop by during your visit to Milan: 1.    Duomo Square and Milan Cathedral or Duomo di Milano The Duomo Square or Piazza del Duomo ("Cathedral Square") is the center of the city. It is surrounded by many of the great tourist destinations in Milan such as the Milan Cathedral, Royal Palace, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, etc. The Duomo di Milano is the fifth largest cathedral in the world and the main cathedral in Milan. Be impressed with its structural design and... Continue reading

Leading Tourist Sites in London

Travel to London, England and discover for yourself why it is one of the world’s greatest cities as well as the top 1 most popular city for tourist having an estimated 20.1 million arrivals in the year 2011.Be able to relive your history class as you visit this city known as the world cultural capital.  Witness the best attractions of London, from old and ancient infrastructures and buildings, to museums and galleries containing rich and vast variety of arts and culture, royal palaces, fine restaurants, great shopping places and even fun recreational areas such as parks or gardens. These are just some of the top leading tourist sites you would not want to miss when you’re in London. Some of the famous landmarks of London that are known world-wide such as the Big Ben and London’s Tower Bridge. Although its height would be great for top sightseeing in London, the Big Ben... Continue reading

Travel Destinations in France

Do you love to travel? Are you fond of seeing captivating landscapes, visiting historic places, eating other countries’ delicacies or dining in fine restaurants and outdoor cafes? If you do, then you should go and visit France. Did you know that France is the most visited country in 2011 with 79.5 million international tourist arrivals according to the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)? To give you an overview as to why France should be on top of the list of your travel destination, here are some of its landmarks and tourist spots: The capital of France is Paris, which is known as the city of love and lights. This city is known for its famous Eiffel tower which was built by Gustave Eiffel. With a height of about 324 meters, you sure are going to love the view of the city at the top of this wonderful tower. If you love history and art, then... Continue reading

Discover Three Leading Sights in Brussels, Belgium

Brussels, the capital city of Belgium, is a place that offers a lot of tourist attractions that will keep you astonished and entertained. You might want to consider availing a Brussels card which gives you a guide and discounts at several tourist destination as well as free entry to some and free use of public transportati on. A list of these top three “must sees” are enumerated here: Grand Palace This is probably Brussels’ main attraction and at the same time the best place to start your tour. This medieval square was chosen as one of UNESCO’S World Heritage Sites. Go shopping or just relax over some drinks while watching some street performances in this little city. Atomium This unique and huge structure of an atom that was a part of the World Fair Exhibition in the year 1958 has become one of Brussels leading tourist spots. Access 5 out of the 9 spheres of this sci-fi... Continue reading

Zugligeti Niche Camping

For 26 years Zugliget Niche Camping has served as Budapest’s premier campsite. Here, while still technically within the city, not far from Buda castle, you can spend your days relaxing in the quiet of nature. Public transportation is available from our site, allowing you to conveniently find your way around Budapest and its sights. The thermal baths are easily accessible, and located right next to the campsite is a reputable dental clinic. There is also a mini market within walking distance.Chairlift just near our gate. Familiar atmosphere. Free breakfast buffet. Free Wi-Fi. Restaurnt with hungarian dishes. Dogs welcomed.... Continue reading

Switzerland wonders

Switzerland is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It has borders with France to the west, Italy to the south, Austria and Liechtenstein to the east and Germany to the north. The climate is temperate, but varies with altitude. Switzerland has cold, cloudy, rainy/snowy winters and cool to warm, cloudy, humid summers with occasional showers. Switzerland is known for its mountains (Alps in south, Jura in northwest) but it also has a central plateau of rolling hills, plains, and large lakes. The highest point is Dufourspitze at 4,634 m while Lake Maggiore is only 195 m above sea level. The seven wonders The Castle of Chillon: near Montreux The Lavaux vineyards: on the shore of Lake Geneva The Castles of Bellinzona: in the southern canton of Ticino The Abbey of St. Gallen The Top of Europe and the Sphinx observatory: a "village" with a post office on the 3,500 metres high Jungfraujoch above Wengen The Grande Dixence: a... Continue reading

Top attractions in rome

Top attractions that you can visit in Rome. The Pantheon was the oldest standing domed structure and world's largest unreinforced concrete dome in Rome, it was built in 27 B.C. as a temple honoring all the gods of Ancient Rome, then it was converted in to a Christian church. The famous architect Brunelleschi used it as inspiration when designing the cupola for the Duomo (cathedral) in Florence. Its most striking feature is the oculus, the open-air aperture at the top of the dome that lets in natural light, it also serves as a cooling and ventilation method. It is the place of several famous artists, including Raphael. Mass is held here Saturdays at 5 p.m. and Sundays at 10:30 a.m. The Arco di Constantino, located near the Colosseum, is Rome's largest arch, The arch is heavily decorated with parts of older monuments, As it celebrates the victory of Constantine over Maxentius, after which he... Continue reading

A guide to Amsterdam

If you’re trying to find a good place for vacation. Amsterdam, Netherlands is a perfect choice. One of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. One of those cities that has all the best in foods, culture, history and entertainments. This city could be the owner of one of the best architectural buildings and design in the world. Situated at the heart of the city is the highest tower in Amsterdam, the Westertoren, built during the Renaissance Period. Amsterdam was rich with beautiful ancient houses that was designed by the Renaissance Style  and Baroque styles. There is also the famous, Amsterdam School which was adopted to Amsterdam’s own version of architectural design. Amsterdam can have you a high list of offers that will go beyond your expectations. Don’t ever hesitate to take a walk and you can able to look at the Amsterdam great architectures. At the middle of the city,... Continue reading

Fireworks To Start the Year in Chicago

There are many different beautiful sights to see in Chicago during the New Year. People from everywhere come to see the lights of the city. If you plan on going to Chicago during the New Years Eve, here are some great places for you. Let's start the day with a free breakfast in AAE Chicago Parthenon Hostel which costs 19.59 EUR. It is the only hostel in downtown and walking distance to the Train, Greyhound Bus and Amtrak. After getting booked in one of Chicago?s hotels, its time to go somewhere new! Why not try to go to a concert in the House of Blues, Vic Theatre or the Rivera Theatre and see some famous artists and celebrities as they render songs from different genres. If you?re below 18 these concert places are ones you can usually go to with out needing adult supervision. Besides going to concerts, you can also... Continue reading

A Different Way to Celebrate Christmas in Copenhagen

Spending Christmas in Copenhagen involves various places to see and joyful festivities that occur throughout December. The Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen is a “must-see” in the city. The 100-year old garden comes alive during the Christmas season. Christmas villages, elves and traditional markets can be seen within the area. Some concerts are also done in Tivoli that is perfect for family bonding. Another event that occurs during Christmas is the Lighting of the City’s Christmas tree. This is done by the mayor Copenhagen. As he lights the Christmas tree, a wonderful city parade occurs. Some famous restaurants for Christmas dinners include the Nimb Brasserie and the Custom House Bar & Grill. The Nimb Brasserie has a Nordic Christmas menu that serves delicious food such as salmon, scallops, duck and delightful Christmas Desserts. The Custom House Bar & Grill offers a menu of Classic Christmas Food as well as Traditional Christmas Food. It... Continue reading

Christmas in Red

Christmas is fast approaching and I know you are already thinking of the best place to stay on a holiday. Lights, food, happy people and cold breeze delineate the best getaway in Hong Kong. It is a city-state situated on China?s south coast and enclosed by the Pearl Delta River and South China Sea. The scenic view just adds to its appeal as one of the amazing places in Asia. Hong Kong balances a modernized way of life with the Chinese traditions. Renowned as the culinary capital of Asia, it has an astounding wide array of cuisines to choose from. The best way to celebrate Christmas is to be served with delicious food. The Peak, one of Hong Kong Island?s stunning place to go to. Riding the Peak tram as it is pulled by steel cables allows you to enjoy the view of the pointed summit of the mountain. You can... Continue reading

Christmas the Chicago Way

Christmas in Chicago has many places and wonderful sites to offer. It is a good place to unwind and spend quality time with the family. You will sure enjoy the various places to see and the festivities that occur in the city. Some great hostels to choose from in the city are the AAE Chicago Parthenon and the Hostelling International Chicago. The AAE Chicago Parthenon offers lower rates compared to other hostels found on the North Michigan Avenue Proper. It offers a romantic and classy ambiance that will surely make the Christmas season a blast. The Hosteling Chicago International has one of the best nightly rates which starts with 31.30 EUR. It is a very affordable hostel found in Chicago?s bustling downtown area that offers small yet cosy rooms. The place offers beautiful views of the city nights and lights. It is well known for its very helpful concierge, first class... Continue reading

A Different Way to Celebrate Christmas in Copenhagen

Spending Christmas in Copenhagen involves various places to see and joyful festivities that occur throughout December. The Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen is a ?must-see? in the city. The 100-year old garden comes alive during the Christmas season. Christmas villages, elves and traditional markets can be seen within the area. Some concerts are also done in Tivoli that is perfect for family bonding. Another event that occurs during Christmas is the Lighting of the City?s Christmas tree. This is done by the mayor Copenhagen. As he lights the Christmas tree, a wonderful city parade occurs. Some famous restaurants for Christmas dinners include the Nimb Brasserie and the Custom House Bar & Grill. The Nimb Brasserie has a Nordic Christmas menu that serves delicious food such as salmon, scallops, duck and delightful Christmas Desserts. The Custom House Bar & Grill offers a menu of Classic Christmas Food as well as Traditional... Continue reading

Dubai in Christmas Season

Although Dubai is known to be one of the Muslim cities in the world, it is still a great destination during the Christmas Season. The city offers unforgettable festive celebrations that are great for singles couples or families. Jormand Hotel Apartment is one of the best hotel to stay in. Accomodation starts with 25.84 EUR. the staff gives quality customer service and makes your stay worthwhile. Royal Falcon Hotel is located in the heart of Deira on Salvdeen Street, and just a walking distance in shopping malls that has rates starting from 29.81 EURO. Christmas in Dubai is a very extravagant occasion. Malls and shopping centers are adorned with various decorations and a huge Christmas tree is located inside and outside almost all of the malls. Some famous malls in the city are the Marina Mall and the Aswaaq Dubai. The Marina Mall offers various items such as clothing, gifts, food and... Continue reading

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Edinburgh has one of the most splendid settings in the world during the Christmas season. The beautiful Edinburgh Castle can be seen from all over the city and the lighted buildings, decorated homes and bustling streets give an amazing feeling to the people during the Holidays. Festive Entertainments in the city are all around. Theatres such as the King?s theatre and the Lyceum Theatre prepare various shows that will surely fit the holidays. Wine tasting events and other adult events happen on the castle hill at the top of the Royal Mile. Here, all sorts of wines can be tasted and seen which will surely entice wine lovers and connoisseurs. One some evenings during December, adults can also take part in the Mercat Tour Dicksenian evening which involves a dramatic night time walk around the underground vaults as well as the streets of the city. Then, a mulled wine... Continue reading

The Christmas Breeze in Firenze

Florence (known locally as ?Firenze?) is the capital city of the northern Italian region of Tuscany. The beautiful city is one of the most well-known tourist spots all over the world. It attracts thousands of visitors every New Year. There are various events that occur in Florence during the New Year. Parties, concerts, street dances and numerous plays are found around the city. The Piazza Sant Ambrogio is one of the main spots in Florence during the New Year. Soothing music, along with other special guest performers and of course the tasty affordable meal they serve is one most people will never forget. Another place you can go to for the New Year is the ?Percellino? a traditional leather market that serves traditional wine and food during the New Year?s Eve. Songs, mostly classical music and entertainment is played as the people await the New Year. For famous Florentine parties, you can try... Continue reading

Hamburg's Christmas Holiday

Christmas in Hamburg mainly revolves around German markets and various traditions. The city is becoming more popular nowadays and this is undoubtedly because of the enchanting festive season in the city. The Hamburg Town Hall Christmas Market is filled with many hand-crafted decorations and merchandise thatare very eye-catching. Different kinds of things and treats can be bought here that range from wooden carving, to gingerbread cookies to other traditional items and souvenirs. Old fashioned carousels are especially enjoyed by the children and even by the adults. A Christmas parade also happens within the city. The parade is a very beautiful sight to see as people in various colorful costumes march along the streets. A&O hamburg Reeperbahn formerly known as Hotel Stern offers you the unique possibility stay in the heart of St. Pauli for an unbeatable price of 17.67 EUR. While WIRA Hostel is a quiet, tidy and comfortable hostel... Continue reading

Santa is on His Way to Helsinki

A great number of events take place in Helsinki during the Christmas Season. Many exhibitions, fairs, festivals and parades occur as the Christmas Eve approaches. Christmas markets are found almost everywhere and sell different kinds of items. Some famous Christmas markets in the city include the St. Thomas Christmas Market and the Christmas Fair at Old Student House. The St. Thomas Christmas Market has over 120 stall that mostly sell crafts, bakes goods and other Christmas decorations and specialties. At times Santa Claus can also be in the market greeting guests and taking pictures with the children. The Christmas Fair at Old Student House on the other hand has around 160 vendors that sell handicrafts and other unique products that include scented candles, knitted goods, ceramics, cards and clothes. Accommodation includes the Hostel Stadion rates starting from 20.00 EUR it is situated near the center of Helsinki. Offer you the best vaue... Continue reading

Have Yourself a Treat in Ibiza

There is nothing quite like celebrating the Holidays in Ibiza. During the Christmas Season, people go to the city for late night shopping or to attend the midnight mass. Every town in the city also holds various programs and plays that are related to Christmas Day. During the Christmas Eve, the feasts of the feasts begins. Here the locals cook Serrano ham, serve Manchego cheese and make Turron, a yummy local rich-fudge delicacy. Later on during midnight, a midnight mass is held on some of the churches in the city. Big parties during the Holidays are mainly found in Pacha one of the city?s party central, but there are also other smaller parties that happen all over the city. A wide variety of restaurants are opened during Christmas. Ars Vivendi for example is one of them and it serves a 4-course dinner that is known to truly be mouth-watering.... Continue reading

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