Archive for August, 2010

Unusual Places You Should Not Miss in Bhutan

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Bhutan is one of the most beautiful creations of nature. Its scenic beauty, deep virgin forests, giant mountains, wild rivers spell magic on the visitors.

PARO – Paro welcomes tourists with its Lush green paddy fields along one side and fresh water river on the other side. It is famous for its religious pilgrims like Kyichu Lkhang and Taksang Monterey. 15km away from Paro you will find the ruins of the famous Drukgyel Dzong. You can also visit Mount Jhumolahri, but the trip would be incomplete without visiting a tea farm and tasting a butter tea.

THIMPU –Thimpu, the capital of Bhutan. Semtokha is a national learning centre for Bhutani language Dzongkha. Dzong is another famous place here. Being the capital city, Thimpu is the hub of ministries. The office of the king, home and finance ministries are in Dzong.

DOCHULA PASS – Dochula Pass is at the height of 10,500 fts. The best attraction of this place is its snow peaks.

BHUMTHANG – Bhumthang is one of the most beautiful valleys of Bhutan. It’s located in the legends of Guru Padamasambhava. Environment here helps sooth your mental and physical fatigue. It’s also famous for producing wine, fruit juices and brandies.

Travel in Hungary and explore the place

Friday, August 13th, 2010

Hungary is one of the most beautiful creations of nature. There is lot of exiting things that you can do in your Hungarian holidays. Though most of the tourist attractions are in Budapest, the capital city, rest of the country is yet to be explored. Hiking is one of the major attractions. You can hike mountain ranges like Matra, Zemplen and Bukk. Wine tasting is another attraction. There are more than 30 well known wine regions like Sopron, Eger and Tokaj.

Thermal Springs and Thermal baths are other major tourist attractions. You can find a number of bath houses to soothe and relax yourself. In the mid west of Hungary is the Lake Balaton, which offers a lot of things you can do in summers. You can visit Royal Palace, also known as Buda Castle. Not to forget the Budapest Spring Festival, this is the biggest and best celebration in Hungary.

The Popularity Of Static Caravan Holidays

Sunday, August 8th, 2010

Caravans are cheap when compared to hotel rooms and if you are looking for a week long holiday, it might be best option to go with. The same can also be said with the option of motorhome hire. Motorhomes have the added benefit of mobility to explore new regions without the added cost of renting a car. They are quiet spacious. There is plenty of space for a sitting area, bedroom, a fitted kitchen and a bathroom. This makes these caravans a perfect type of family accommodation. Also Caravans are set over their own plots, so it gives a lot of area for children to play.

These caravans are always located in ideal location. So, you are only a few hundred yards away from beaches. So, you can pack your bags anytime to enjoy a picnic and even stay late night on the beaches. Not only this, caravan offers a great range of facilities to make your holidays more enjoyable, like mini shopping centre nearby, children’s play area, café or restaurant, fast food take always and bars.
So the combination of cost, convenience and location make these caravan holidays so popular.

The Beauty of Algarve Beaches

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

Algarve is located in the southernmost region of Portugal and has always been liked for its beaches. It has more than 48 beaches, 4 marines and number of coves. Central Algarve beaches remain busy in summers. There are many beautiful beaches in Praia de Armacoa de Pera, Praia dos Pescadores Praia do tunel and the number goes on.

Western Algarve has some of the world famous beaches. Beauty of Praia de vale centeanes ,Praia de Marina, Benagil is just unimaginable. Lagos has also some amazing and picturisque beaches like Mela Praia.
There are nudist beaches also in Algarve, but only two of them are legal. They are Adegas and Praia do Homem nu. Among the unofficial, there are Praia de Brodeira, Praia do Beliche, Praia das Furnas and many more. There are gay beaches also like Cavalo Preto, Praia Grande, quinta do lago and Faro Island. The Portuguese are not ones to be shy and their bright and colourful swimwear accentuates this fact. Part of the fun of these beaches is the carefree attitudes and great vibes, but the surf is what attracts thousands of water sport enthusiasts to Algarve time and time again. Here you can find some of the best surfing spots in Portugal whether you are a beginner or an expert. Apart from its beaches, Algarve is also famous for its rock formation.

A visit to Budapest in the summer months

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

Budapest is a beautiful and lively city in a beautiful country, Hungary. Budapest enjoys a Mediterranean climate. Budapest is at its best in spring; however most of the tourists prefer to come in summers.

Summers in Budapest are generally very hot and dry. The temperature might go up to 30 deg. The reason being its location. It is located with the Alps to the west and an open great plain to the east making summers extremely hot. The city is so warm in the day that the buildings absorb the heat making the nights also warm.

Despite of this Budapest expects the most number of visitors in July and August. As the days are long people can enjoy more outdoor activities and sightseeing. People prefer going to fresh fruit markets. Sudden showers are also expected, so don’t forget to take your umbrella along with you.