Dicover Edinburgh | Travel to Capital of Scotland

The capital and cultural center of Scotland for over 500 years – occupies one of the most beautiful locations. Sometimes described as the “Athens of the North”, this famous festival city boasts Greek-style columns on Calton Hill, a wide choice of museums and art galleries, as well as a host of historical gems. Edinburgh actually…

The Pyrenees Travel Guide.

The Pyrenees is a range of mountains in southwest Europe that forms a natural border between France and Spain. From the Cantabrian Sea to the Mediterranean, the Pyrenees mountain chain rises like an immense natural barrier between Spain and the rest of the continent. Its dominions extend along 450 kilometres of peaks reaching 3000 metres…

Travel to Northern Argentina.

This northwest region of Argentina is the equivalent of the southwest United States. The actual city of Salta is nicknamed “Salta la linda” (Salta the beautiful).The city boasts gorgeous colonial architecture which shines vibrantly both during the day and at night (click here for picture).  They have a great group of museums in the city…

Visit California | Discover the North Coast.

when it comes to places in California that feel like one big outdoor playground, Ventura County, on the south end of the Central Coast, stands out as a sun- and wave-splashed surprise.  Colombus’ voyages to the “New World” were just the beginning of the intermingling of peoples and cultures that formed our nation; this rich…

Experience a home away from home at Four Seasons Resort Langkawi.

Langkawi is an archipelago made up of 99 islands on Malaysia’s west coast. Surrounded by turquoise sea, the interior of the main island is a mixture of picturesque paddy fields and jungle-clad hills. If you’re intent on carting off duty-free alcohol, cigarettes and chocolate, then this is the place to be. Still, nature lovers will…

Explore the Hospitality of Mamilla Hotel, Jerusalem.

Enjoy gracious hospitality at Mamilla Hotel located in Jerusalem, Israel that meets the expectations of the most discerning guests. Mamilla Hotel – The Leading Hotels of the World features a panoramic rooftop terrace overlooking Jerusalem’s Old City. Mamilla Hotel is a Jerusalem hotel located in the heart of the City, with magnificent views of the…

The Legend Love Story of Paris and Helen.

In Greek mythology, Paris was a handsome young prince who eloped with the most beautiful woman in the world and caused the Trojan War. The son of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy, Paris seemed destined for disaster from birth. Shortly before he was born, his mother dreamed that she gave birth to a…

Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia

The Bay of Fundy is a bay on the Atlantic coast of North America, on the northeast end of the Gulf of Maine between the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, with a small portion touching the U.S. state of Maine. Visit Atlantic Canada’s Bay of Fundy! Home to the highest tides in…

The legends of the Japanese warrior – The Samurai

The legends of the Japanese warrior– referred to as the samurai, are renowned for accounts of military valor and political intrigue—epic conflicts between powerful lords, samurai vassals, and the imperial court—as well as accounts of profound self-sacrifice and loyalty. The term samurai is derived from the word saburau, or “one who serves.” The evolution of…

Travel to Tibet | Region in China

Tibet enchants tourists from China and abroad with its landscape, religious traditions, culture, and its unsolved mysteries. At any mention of this land, the images of snowy mountains, mirror-like lakes, Potala Palace and Buddhist disciples immediately come to mind. The history of Tibet can be traced back by about 4,000 years, during which the Buddhist…

Istanbul | A super Luxury destination

Istanbul is one of the greatest cities in the world, at the crosroads of civilizations. It has a long history and culture, with many museums and sites to explore. Istanbul has the third oldest subway in the world. It was built in 1875 after the ones in London and in New York in 1863 and…

Today in History | First electric traffic signal installed.

First electric traffic signal installed – Aug 05, 1914 Traffic lights, also known as traffic signals, traffic lamps, traffic semaphore, signal lights, stop lights, robots and traffic control signals,are signalling devices positioned at road intersections, pedestrian crossings, and other locations to control flows of traffic. The world’s first electric traffic signal is put into place…

Bhutan | A Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas eastern edge.

Bhutan is one of the smallest countries in the world, its cultural diversity and richness are profound. The climate in Bhutan is extremely varied. This variation in the climatic conditions and average temperature can be attributed to two main factors, the vast differences in altitude present in the country and the influence of the north…

Canary Islands | Spain’s farthest-flung territories.

Just like the bird they share their name with, the Canaries sing to tourists. More than 9 million people take their holidays on these Spanish islands every year. Tenerife takes the lion’s share of visitors, followed closely by Lanzarote, Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura. This paradisiac group of islands, which enjoys a wonderful climate with a…

Washington, D.C. US State

Washington, D.C., is the capital city of the United States, located between Virginia and Maryland on the north bank of the Potomac River. The city is home to all three branches of the federal government, as well as the White House, the Supreme Court and the Capitol Building. More than 500,000 people live in Washington,…

Discover Republic of Ireland | Plan an exciting break in Ireland.

The Republic of Ireland occupies most of the island of Ireland, off the coast of England and Wales. Its eastern capital, Dublin, is the birthplace of writers including Oscar Wilde and Samuel Beckett, and home of Guinness beer. Nicknamed the “Emerald Isle” for its lush landscape of rolling green hills, it’s dotted with castles and…

Hungary | Country in Europe

Hungary is a can’t miss that offers great value, beautiful landscapes, rich history, hearty food, and is one of my favorite places to explore in Europe. Hungary lies in the middle of Europe, in the Carpathian Basin since its foundation, which 1100 th anniversary was celebrated in 1996.Hungary is one of the most important tourist…

British Columbia | Canadian Province

British Columbia or BC or B C is the westernmost province in Canada. Like much of the rest of Canada, it is a large place. British Columbia is about four times the size of Great Britain with less than one tenth of the population. The history of British Columbia began with the migration of people…

Travel to Tajikistan | Country in Asia

Tajikistan is a landlocked country in Central Asia that borders Afghanistan to the south, China to the east, Kyrgyzstan to the north, and Uzbekistan to the west and northwest. The ancient Silk Road passed through it. The nation is unique in that the majority culture is non-Turkic, unlike its neighbors to the north, west and…

Travel to Serbia | Country in Europe

Serbia is a country located in the Balkans, in Southern Europe. It was a founder and one of the six republics forming the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. Begin your travels through Serbia in Belgrade, the capital city, at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers. Belgrade offers many great places to visit,…

Travel to Luxembourg | Country in Europe

An exceptional natural setting, an incredible cultural wealth, an outstanding gastronomy, a vast choice of outdoor activities and an animated nightlife – these are only some of the reasons, to name just those, who make Luxembourg your tourist destination of choice. Discover a multicultural city, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg’s capital and seat of many…

Welcome to the Tanzania, Explore the Inside Beauty of vast wilderness areas.

Tanzania is the largest country in East Africa, bordered by Kenya and Uganda to the north; Rwanda, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west, and Zambia, Malawi, and Mozambique to the south. Shortly after achieving independence from Britain in the early 1960s, Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the United Republic…

Seychelles | Country in East Africa

The Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean off East Africa, known for its beaches, coral reefs, diving, nature reserves and rare wildlife such as giant Aldabra tortoises The Seychelles are about as close to paradise as you can get: once you’ve felt the sand between your toes here, beach holidays…

Shanghai Tower – The world’s second tallest building.

As the third tower in the trio of signature skyscrapers at the heart of Shanghai’s new Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone, Shanghai Tower embodies a new prototype for tall buildings. Placed in close proximity to Jin Mao Tower and Shanghai World Financial Center, the new tower rises high above the skyline, its curved façade and…

Mont Saint Michel- A magical island

A magical island topped by a gravity-defying medieval monastery, the Mont-Saint-Michel counts among France’s most stunning sights. Apart from monuments in and around Paris, Mont Saint Michel is the most visited tourist attraction in France.  And it is not difficult to see why.This remarkable medieval walled city, crowned by its great gothic abbey, is built…

Lyon – City in France

Lyon, a city in France’s Rhône-Alpes region, sits at the confluence of the Rhône and Saône rivers. Its city center reflects 2,000 years of history, with a Roman amphitheater in Fourvière, medieval and Renaissance architecture in Vieux Lyon, and the modern, redeveloped Confluence district on the Presqu’île peninsula between the rivers. Traboules, covered passageways between…

Seefeld – Village in Austria

A haven for cross-country skiers: Situated on a sunny plateau high above Innsbruck, the village of Seefeld is without a doubt one of, if not the, leading cross-country skiing centre in the world.The village itself is luxurious and exclusive. There are few other places in Austria with such a high density of four-star and five-star…

Melk Abbey | Austria

Melk Abbey is one of the most famous monasteries in the world. Situated high up on cliff, overlooking the calming waters of the Danube river, rests the peaceful Benedictine abbey. Previously the castle of Leopold II, the structure was given to the monks, who transformed it into a place of tranquility and learning in 1089….

Waisak Day | Borobudur Park

A major festival in the Buddhist Calendar, Waisak day celebrates the birth, enlightenment and death of Buddha Siddharta Gautama. Borobudur is a central meeting point for Buddhists from all over Indonesia, and around the world on this auspicious day held every year, on a full moon in either April or May each year.Each year one…

Land diving | Pentecost Island

Land diving is a ritual performed by the men of the southern part of Pentecost Island, Vanuatu. The precursor to bungee jumping, men jump off wooden towers around 20 to 30 meters high, with two tree vines wrapped around the ankles.Pentecost Island is most famous for being the spiritual birthplace of the extreme sport of…

Andalusia | Autonomous community of Spain.

Andalusia, a rocky, sun-baked region on Spain’s southern coast, embodies much of what the world thinks of as Spanish: flamenco, tapas, matadors and bullfights. This is a land of culture, history, fiestas, nature areas and excellent food. You’ll be able to visit everything from outstanding monuments to a wide variety of different natural landscapes… and…

Salar de Uyuni – The largest salt flat in the world.

Salar de Uyuni comprises over 10,000km² in the Potosi region. The salt is over 10 meters thick in the centre. In the dry season, the salt plains are a completely flat expanse of dry salt, but in the wet season, it is covered with a thin sheet of water that is still drivable.The standard tour…

Namaqualand | South Africa

The Namaqualand Flower Route lies roughly 5 hours north of Cape Town. You can already see evidence of flowers even in Cape Town, and Postberg, a small section of the West Coast National Park close to Langebaan, gets the juices flowing, but the real flower show belongs to a series of drives that centre on…

Perast – Town in Montenegro

Perast is an old town on the Bay of Kotor in Montenegro. It is situated a few kilometres northwest of Kotor and is noted for its proximity to the islets of St. George and Our Lady of the Rocks. The Gulf of Kotor (Boka Kotorska) cuts deeply into the coastline of the southern part of…

Ostrog Monastery

Ostrog Monastery, a miracle built by nature and human interaction, carved almost in its entirety in a vertically positioned mountain cliff. Ostrog Monastery, the most important Orthodox Christian pilgrimage site in Montenegro, is located near the village of Bogetici, approximately 25 miles northwest of the capital city of Podgorica. The monastery is situated on an…

Mount Lovcen – A high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.675 m

Mount Lovcen is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.675 m (5,495 ft) above the sea level located in the rocky region of the Dinaric Alps, and the south-western part of Montenegro.The road to the summit is very windy. It’s asphalted, but pretty narrow and full of turns. The landscape changes after every…

Biogradska Gora National Park

Biogradska Gora is a forest and a national park in Montenegro within Kolašin municipality. Among Biogradska Gora National Park’s most unique features is its 1,600 hectare (3,954 acre) rainforest—one of Europe’s three remaining rain forests. The history of its preservation, as well as that of the park’s, dates back to 1878 when the area was donated…

Ulcinj – Town in Montenegro.

The Old Town in Ulcinj is one of the oldest urban architectural complexes along the Adriatic Sea. In this enchanting dish resembling a stranded ship for 25 centuries life has been booming, civilizations have been exchanging leaving their vivid traces up to now.It is a unique opinion that the Old Town represents a cultural-historical monument…

São Jorge Castle – Castle in Lisbon, Portugal.

Lisbon castle, the Castelo de Sao Jorge, stands majestically above central Lisbon and was the ancient seat of power for Portugal for over 400 years. Much of the present castle dates from the 1920s when a significant restoration project was undertaken but this does not detract from the allure of the castle.The battlements of Castelo…

Tram 28 – The longest route in Lisbon

A highlight of any visit to Lisbon is a ride on the number 28 tram. This enjoyable tram route passes through many of Lisbon’s finest districts, including Baixa, Graça, Alfama and Estrela, but most visitors travel on it to climb the steep hill from Baixa to the castle and Alfama.Due to the undulating route, only…

Alfama – The oldest district of Lisbon.

Alfama is Lisbon’s most emblematic quarter and one of the most rewarding for walkers and photographers thanks to its medieval alleys and outstanding views. Because its foundation is dense bedrock, it survived the 1755 earthquake, and a walk through this old-fashioned residential neighborhood is now a step back in time. It is a village within…

Monument to the Discoveries – The world’s explorers in stone.

Across from Jeronimos Monastery, reached via an underpass by its gardens, is the Discoveries Monument, built on the north bank of the Tagus River in 1960 to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the death of Prince Henry the Navigator. It represents a three-sailed ship ready to depart, with sculptures of important historical figures such as…

Tatra National Park, Poland

Tatra National Park is a National Park located in the Tatra Mountains in Tatra County, in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship—Małopolska region, in central-southern Poland bordering on northern Slovakia. Recognised as a world biosphere reserve, the parks greatest quality are its numerous species of plants and animals and a series of glacial lakes.It was founded in…

Bialowieza Forest – The immense primeval forest.

Białowieża Forest is one of the last and largest remaining parts of the immense primeval forest that once stretched across the European Plain. The forest is home to 800 European bison, Europe’s heaviest land animal.  Białowieza Forest is the last remaining primeval forest in the lowland Europe. It covers an area of over 1500 km2…

Malbork – A town in northern Poland in the Żuławy region.

Malbork is a town in northern Poland in the Żuławy region, with 38,478 inhabitants. Situated in the Pomeranian Voivodeship since 1999, it was previously assigned to Elbląg Voivodeship. It is the capital of Malbork County. The Teutonic Order was founded around the year 1190 in Palestine to crusade against the Muslims and pagans. In the…

Sighisoara – Located in the historic region of Transylvania.

Founded by German craftsmen and merchants, known as the Saxons of Transylvania, the historic centre of Sighisoara has preserved in an exemplary way the features of a small, fortified, medieval town, which played an important strategic and commercial role at the edges of central Europe for several centuries. Sighisoara (Schassburg in German) still stands as…

Explore Bagan – The richest archaeological sites in Asia.

The thousands of temples that are spread across the plains of Bagan (sometimes spelt Pagan) are the most impressive testament to the religious devotion of Myanmar’s people – and rulers – over the centuries. They combine to form one of the richest archaeological sites in Asia and provide views quite unlike anywhere else on earth….

The Quilotoa Loop – @journaledge

The Quilotoa Loop is a hiking trail that passes through some remote Andean villages in Ecuador. It usually takes 3-4 days but can be done in less time if you take the bus between some of the towns. The highlight of the loop is the stunning crater lake in the town of Quilotoa.The Quilotoa Loop…

The Galápagos Islands – A volcanic archipelago in the Pacific Ocean.

The Galápagos Islands, a volcanic archipelago in the Pacific Ocean, is a province of Ecuador, lying about 1,000km off its coast, and considered one of the world’s foremost destinations for wildlife-viewing. They were discovered in 1535 by Tomas de Berlanga, the Spanish Bishop of Panama, when his ship drifted by the islands.The Galapagos Islands first…

Angel Falls- Waterfall in Venezuela

Angel Falls is a waterfall in Venezuela. It is the world’s highest uninterrupted waterfall, with a height of 979 metres and a plunge of 807 metres.Angel Falls is 15 times higher than Niagara Falls with its total of approximately 52 meters.This fall is named for Jimmy Angel, an adventurous pilot from Missouri, United States, who…

Kruger National Park | South Africa

Kruger Park is South Africa’s most exciting African safari destination. Steeped in legend and history, the iconic Kruger National Park in South Africa is waiting for you to explore its vast landscapes and spectacular African wildlife. The world-renowned Kruger National Park offers a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in Africa. Established in 1898…

Travel to Johannesburg – A City in South Africa.

Johannesburg in South Africa is the second largest city in Africa, with more than 3 million people calling this bustling metropolis home. This dynamic city has a range of restaurants – from pub ‘n grub bars, pizza take-outs and African-inspired eateries to delightful delis serving everything from a great cup of coffee to healthy meals.Johannesburg…

Nairobi National Park

Kenya- “The World’s Wildlife Capital” A short drive out of Nairobi’s central business district is the Nairobi National Park.Established in 1946, the national park was Kenya’s first. It is located approximately 7 kilometres  south of the centre of Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city, with an electric fence separating the park’s wildlife from the metropolis. Nairobi’s skyscrapers…

The Super Luxury Hotel,Explora Patagonia, Salto Chico

Hotel Salto Chico is a member of the Explora Group of boutique hotels in Chile.Paine River (Río Paine) is a river located in the Magallanes Region of Chile. The river rises from its source in Dickson Lake and flows east for nine kilometres (km) to Paine Lake. After flowing through the lake, the river runs…

History of Postal Index Number (PIN) or PIN Code in India.

 Postal Index Number (PIN) or PIN Code is a 6 digit code of Post Office numbering used by India Post. Postal services are used for the delivery of important mails, messages, couriers’ money order and other things. To deliver these things at right time to right place it is required to write correct address on…

The Cure Salee, Festival of the Nomads

Gerewol is an annual courtship ritual competition among the Wodaabe Fula people of Niger. Young men dressed in elaborate ornamentation and made up in traditional face painting gather in lines to dance and sing, vying for the attentions of marriageable young women. The Guérewol occurs each year as the traditionally nomadic Wodaabe cattle herders gather…

Visit Greece and Discover beautiful Greek islands – Nothing Else Matters

The islands are the main characteristic of Greece’s morphology and an integral part of the country’s culture and tradition. Greek sovereign land includes 6,000 islands and islets scattered in the Aegean and Ionian Seas, of which only 227 islands are inhabited. This is a truly unique phenomenon for the European continent. The Greek Archipelago takes…

Arezzo – Giostra del Saracino

The Joust of the Saracen (Giostra del Saracino) is a famous medieval costume festival held twice a year in Arezzo, Tuscany. The Giostra del Saracino as it is known among the aretini (inhabitants of Arezzo), is the event that represents at its most the traditions and the history of Arezzo. The Saracen Joust is a…

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world and takes place every August for three weeks in Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city. The world’s largest arts festival transforms Scotland’s capital every August. When thousands of performers take to hundreds of stages all over the city to present shows for every taste. Founded…

Obon festival – A Buddhist tradition aimed at honoring one’s ancestors.

Obon is one of the most important Japanese traditions. People believe that their ancestors’ spirits come back to their homes to be reunited with their family during Obon and pray for the spirits. For the reason, Obon is an important family gathering time, and many people return to their hometowns. Traditionally, lanterns are hung in…

Rockland, Maine Lobster Festival

Rockland is a town in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the city . Rockland is home to the Maine Lobster Festival, a celebration held annually in honor of the town’s primary export: lobster. The Maine Lobster Festival is an annual 5-day event that takes place in Rockland. It…