Archive for April 2010

Have you visited Cambodia?

angor watWhen ever we talk about some of the fine places in South East Asia, then one name which immediately strike to our mind is of Cambodia. Cambodia has every thing in it which a traveler desire for. This is the main reason why it is emerging as one of the best travel destination for the people all over the world. So, if you are also planning for a travel trip along with your friends or family, then do consider Cambodia as a potential option for you. Why you must do so? We will disclose here.

First of all the traveling means to Cambodia are in good numbers and you can stick with either of them. Most often people from foreign countries prefer to visit this beautiful place by the air route. You can very easily get the tickets booked for your self and then enjoy. Secondly, being a famous travel destination there are lots of fine and awesome option for the accommodation process. All the hotels are luxurious and you can explore almost all the features in it. They will provide you a feeling of being at home and you will just not wish like leaving that place.

Cambodia is filled with several tourist attraction and other attractive places. In this context, the best place to pay a visit to is “Siem Reap”. You will get a chance to see there famous Angkor Wat temple out there. This temple has its own historical and architectural importance, because of which it is famous through out the world. Hence you just can’t afford to leave this place. It is just a four hour drive from the Phnom Penh.

Another good and attractive place on your trip can be the “Royal Palace”. This is also quite an old monument and has some historical importance attached to it. You can easily get all the details about it from the net.

You will also get a chance to see out there the National Museum which houses Angkorian artifacts. The Museum was opened in 1920, and displays over 5,000 objects ranging from Angkor-era statuary to post-Angkor Buddha figures. Outside the Museum, a large selection of art galleries can be found on Street 178.

There are still more places to be explored. So just stick to it and enjoy.

Dream Cruises

cruiseImagine a dream in which you’re drifting serenely along Shanghai’s Grand Canal before stepping into an exquisite city garden. Then you find yourself in Tokyo, wandering onwards until you’re amidst the fabulous temples, courtyards and pavilions of Beijing’s stunning Forbidden City. A little later, you find yourself looking up at a soaring vista of sky lanterns ascending into the night sky of Taipei, Taiwan. If you think that sequences like this can only happen while youíre asleep, think again. This is a fairly typical itinerary for Far East cruises: it’s a dream that cruise holidays can make true and itís available for anyone who wants to see this fantastic part of the world for themselves..

The choice of cruises available today is dizzying. As well favorites like Mediterranean cruises and Caribbean cruises, there are Red Sea cruises, Baltic cruises, and even cruises to the Antarctic! Cruise operators like P&O Cruises, Thomson Cruises, Princess Cruises and Costa Cruises run fleets of ships, offering a choice between smaller, more intimate vessels and lavish floating castles! This range, in addition to the excellent cruise deals available continually, ensure that whatever your budget, a cruise experience can be yours. If you’re relatively young and active, or if you’ve got young kids to keep occupied, opting for the larger vessels may be well worth the extra cost. You’ll find anything from onboard water parks, water skiing, ice skating, and rock wall climbing, to numerous pools suitable for all ages. And the price includes not just your en suite cabin, but gourmet food and evening entertainment, too.

Combine a resort holiday with a cruise in one of the many cruise and stay holidays available. Whatever you choose, you’ll never forget your cruise and will always have some fantastic memories of the places you may only get to visit once in your lifetime..

Tips for Edinburgh

edinburghRegardless of which time of year you book cheap flights to Edinburgh, there is always something going on in the city. Once you arrive, one of the best choices for the budget conscious traveller or individual looking to see all the major sites is the Edinburgh Pass. It offers a maximum of £155 worth of entry to 27 of the main attractions in the city, as well as a 90-page guidebook and various discounts from retailers and restaurants. Not to mention free access to public transport around the city and transfers to the airport if, for example you need to take flights to London or flights from Edinburgh to Brussels. In addition, the international airport services countries around the world, so you can easily find flights to most major cities.

In addition, if you find yourself spending a significant amount of time in Scotland, it might also be worth purchasing a Historic Scotland Membership. The pass lasts for a year, costs roughly £40 and provides unlimited access to around 70 historical sites throughout the country, including Edinburgh Castle and Craigmillar Castle. It is a great way to save money above and beyond whatever cheap flights you found and it also provides you with additional discounts to various shops and merchants, a quarterly magazine and 50% off of admission to any English, Welsh or Manx historical site. All in all, these are two of the best tips for touring around Scotland once you have booked your cheap flights to Edinburgh.