- 29 Mar
The sophisticated palaces and colorful neighborhoods make Thailand an ideal example of Southeast Asian culture.
Approaching the Gulf of Thailand on the last part of the road where the Chao Phraya River flows between rice fields, mango arbor fields and beautiful plantations. After this, less than 35 km from the sea, at the turn of the river there are beautiful sacred altars with spiky towers and golden roofs and at the same time big skyscrapers and hotels. It is the capital of Thailand with a population of 7 million, Krung Thep ( The city of Angels in Thai Language).
- 21 Jan
At the moment Poland is a medical travel target for patients from the UK and Germany, but due to the privatization and commercialization of health care in the country medical tourism is expected to bloom in the following years.
In general many medical procedures can be 60 to 80% lower in Poland than in the UK – or the US as a matter of fact. Besides that Poland is a country with beautiful mountains and rather developed infrastructure and services, so it has got high potential in becoming a primary target for more tourist patients. …
- 01 Apr
Around two thirds of the planet’s surface is made up of water, so if there ever was a great way to explore as much of its as possible, then it’s by boat. The uninitiated might think that sailing is much less exciting than traveling on land, but those who have sailed (and enjoyed it) know that a good sailing destination can be just as amazing as any tourist attraction on land.
Like any sort of travel, the quality of a sailing trip depends on many things, including your destination. So if you are are just getting a taste of sailing, you should start with some of the best sailing destinations in the world. …
- 29 Mar
Summer is the best time for a holiday in many parts of the world, but it can also be a peak season when prices can be really high. There’s a lazy,laid back atmosphere floating around in summer that makes you want to take off to some remote part of the world and forget about work or school for a while. And while summer holidays have always been popular, a rising trend among vacationers is to go on volunteering holidays.
People volunteer for a variety of reasons, some because they genuinely want to help, and others as a way of expanding their horizons and traveling far away on a tight budget. Whatever your motivations, here are some ideas for your summer travel planning: 5 volunteering destinations where you can share your skills, do some good and meet fellow travelers and locals. …
- 23 Mar
The oceans and seas around the Asian continent couldn’t be better for a relaxing cruise, if you want to fit in some island hopping into your holiday too. But as fun as it is to wander the high seas around Asia on a luxury boat, making your way into the continent on one of its many river can afford you some similarly unforgettable experiences.
Many rivers on the vast Asian continent are so beautiful that they have become a thing of legends, and sailing on them for a couple of weeks will not only give you an eyefull of lovely landscapes, but it will allow you to learn a thing or two about the country’s culture as well. Here are some of the best river cruises in Asia for those who like to sail. …
- 22 Mar
If you really want to discover the heart of a city, don’t look for it in the nicely polished and renovated historical centers, sleek business and shopping districts, or even small cozy neighborhoods. More often than not, it’s enough to visit the biggest market of a particular destination to see all the things that define it.
For a traveler, markets might be a good source of souvenirs or cheap food, but they can also be attractions by themselves, showcasing the diversity and mundane bustle of a city. You don’t even need to shop to enjoy a trip to some of the best markets and bazaars in the world, even if the temptation will be hard to resist for many. …
- 06 Mar
Buildings can favor function over form, or be a feast for the eyes, or both, but in some cases the form seems to be intended not to give architects and architecture fans shiver or delight, but shivers of a different kind. To put it simply, some buildings in the world are creepy, so much that many would prefer to sleep without a roof over their head rather than spend the night in these monstrous structures.
Whether the creepy factor was an accident or an attempt to instill awe in onlookers and residents is a matter of debate. What’s certain is that some of the spookiest buildings in the world can easily become nightmare fodder for those with impressionable imaginations. …
Niagara, Angel Falls, Victoria Falls, Plitvice Falls. Almost every continent in the world is home to a few of the world’s most famous waterfalls, but when it comes to Asia, not many waterfalls are the topic of conversations. But Asia can boast of some of the most stunning natural sights in the world, and there are more than enough waterfalls on this vast continent that could do with a little more attention.
There are countless waterfalls in Asia that could easily compete in terms of beauty and sheer awesomeness with any of the ‘stars’, and any list of the most spectacular waterfalls in Asia only manages to scratch the surface! …
- 22 Feb
Spring is coming in Asia, and even if in some parts of this vast continent the season is not noticeable as in the northern areas, people everywhere celebrate it with festivals, dances and other events. Traveling through Asia this time of the year allows you to be part of these yearly rituals, and experience firsthand the culture of the country you’re visiting.
Small events that few travelers find out about will be happening in towns, cities, villages, but a few of them are famous enough to draw people from all over the world. So if you find yourself in Asia in the next few months, here are some of the best spring events in Asia that you might want to attend. …
- 16 Jan
What can be better than sipping a drink in a great bar, in some faraway part of the world, while you’re traveling like there’s no tomorrow? Try doing the same thing, but with a view. If need a change of scenery from dimly lit underground bars with no windows (despite their charm), then how about moving several dozen stories up?
There’s no better way to get a good look at a city than sitting in a rooftop bar, with the brightly lit urban sprawl at your feet. The best rooftop bars in the world are always chic, but the sometimes overpriced cocktails are a small price to pay for the amazing view! …