Although it may not have been in the tourism limelight quite as much as its smaller neighbour Dubai, the United Arab Emirate’s largest Emirate, Abu Dhabi is quickly becoming a major tourist destination. Abu Dhabi has developed at an incredible rate over the past 30 years, emerging from a beautiful desert, sparsely populated by nomadic tribes and a few small villages, into a modern luxurious region, with a host of superb tourist facilities. » Weiterlesen: Abu Dhabi Attracting More Tourists
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If you are looking for an affordable European getaway, a trip to France just might be the right solution for you! The country still maintains it’s top position of being one of the most visited countries in the world with Paris being the number one tourist destination worldwide. Millions of tourists flock to the country every year – but what is it about the France that is so appealing?
Paris is a beautiful city, and you can spend plenty of time ambling along its streets, finding a café to watch the world go by, and shopping on the Champs Elysees…but when you’re not relaxing with a nice cool drink, there are also plenty of other things to keep you busy! Here’s a list of some of the cultural activities to captivate you, if you’re planning a Parisian break…
The Maldives has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in recent years, drawing droves of tourists from all over the world to its island paradise. This trend has been continuing despite recent political changes that have been underway on the islands.
The Maldives, the smallest country in Asia in population and land area, is made up of a number of 1,192 islands and situated in the Indian Ocean. Due to its geographical location, the islands were heavily affected by the 2004 tsunami which presented the government with further political and economic challenges. The success and growth of the tourism industry on the islands has helped the nation to overcome these challenges.
London is the largest metropolitan area in the United Kingdom and the largest urban zone in the European Union. It has a recorded history that stretches back over two millenia to the time of the Romans. It has experienced plague, devastating fire, civil war, bombing and terrorist attack in the course of its long history that has shaped it and moulded it into being one of the most significant, influential and cultural of all world capitals. » Weiterlesen: Historic London
The Greek island of Ρόδος or Rhodes is located in the eastern Aegean Sea. It is the largest and most populated of the 12 large and 150 smaller islands in the group known as the Dodecanese islands. The islands size and population has ensured its status as the administrative centre of the island group and has been key to the history of the region. A history which is rich and extensive.
As every year the world famous travel magazin Lonely Planet nominated the ten most popular destinations in the category “Individual Travel“ - with some surprise winners.
If you were given a ticket and told that you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go? It’s a dream held by many. The world is a place filled with variety, different people, cultures, customs and traditions. Almost seven billion people inhabit this planet, they live on seven continents and are spread over 196 different countries. So ask yourself, which one would you visit if you had the chance? Would you travel to where temperatures sore or where they plummet? To lush green jungles, baking desert or flowering forests?
St. Petersburg, often referred to as Russias most westerly city, is the second largest after Moscow and was the capital of Russias imperial empire. This city is steeped in culture and is the perfect winter tourist destination. St. Petersburg is argueably one of Russias most beautiful cities, its lavish architecture and cultural significance remind us of it’s important role as the centre of the third largest empire in history.
Art is also something that this city has in abundance and anyone with an interest in art should make their way to the Hermitage, the largest art museum in the world. The impressive collection of over three million items makes this a must see. A range that extents from Egyptian antiquities, Spanish fine art, Pre-historic pottery to an impressive collection of Neoclassical, Impressionist, and post-Impressionist art, this museum has something to offer all the culturally aware. » Weiterlesen: St. Petersburg. Cultural pursuits in a Winter Wonderland.
The micronation of Andalusia is located in southern Spain and enjoys a certain level of autonomy within the country. Although part of the Spanish mainland, Andalusia is looked upon as a seperate nation that even has its own capital, the beautiful and culture rich city of Seville. There’s something in Andalusia for everyone which makes it the ideal holiday destination. It boasts a beautiful and extensive coastline as well as scenic snow topped mountain peaks. Perfect for skiing!