Archive for March, 2012

The Mediterranean gem: north Cyprus

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

Mediterranean gem, travel to Turkey The self declared state of North Cyprus is recognized by none but Turkey and is also known as the “Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus”. Also commonly referred to as the Mediterranean gem, it is located on the northeastern part of the Cyprus Island. North Cyprus is fast becoming a hot tourist destination for people all over the world. With a wide variety of activities to do and numerous things to see and places to visit, it caters to everyone. One of the greatest attractions of north Cyprus is the “Five finger mountain”. It runs parallel to the north coast and was formed millions of years ago with the total mountain range stretching over 175kms.

Another great attraction of north Cyprus is the “Buffavento Castle”. Buffeted by the winds as the name implies, it stands at an altitude of 3100 feet and is inaccessible. Wildlife includes the green turtle and the loggerhead turtle that are found on the north Cyprus beaches. With flights connecting north Cyprus, it is an easily approachable destination and one that you will cherish for a long time to come.

Cambridge at its exuberant best

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

Cambridge, Visit CambridgeAre you visiting Cambridge soon? Well, here is a bit of help on the places you should see while you are in Cambridge. If you are big on heritage and architecture, Cambridge has a lot to offer. Some of the must visit places include Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge American Military Cemetery, Cambridge University Library, Corpus Christi, Ely, Grasshopper Clock, Newmarket, Old Schools, Senate House, The Mumford theater, the Pitt Building, Wimpole Hall, Hedingham Castle and Lavenham.

Cambridge is rich in history and if you want to relive that history and the old world charm, museums are the place where you should go. Some of the museums that you should visit are the Fitzwilliam museum, Kettle’s Yard, Byard Art, Museum of Classical Archeology, Ruskin gallery, Whipple museum of the history of science and Williams Art. Cambridge has a lot of green spaces and parks and you can spend a leisurely evening at the Cambridge University Botanic garden or the Orchards tea garden.