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India is known for its legendary diversity of terrain that it traverses. It is a land of snow-clad peaks, lush forests, tempestuous rivers, unspoiled beaches, deserts and thousands of miles of coastline. What more could any tourist ask for? For nature enthusiasts, the country offers an exciting holiday experience among towering mountains, serene white vistas and beautiful flowing rivers. With pristine beauty, one such dream destination is Nubra valley where people can explore more of adventure, wilderness, nature, culture and landscape....

Cape Town’s Dutch architecture, beautiful winelands, endless coastline, and wide variety of activities, are attracting millions of tourists every year. Featuring endless activity opportunities and comfortable accommodations, the city welcomes avid voyageurs to explore its territories by bike, car, train, or airplane. Rent a bike and get to know the winelands Approximately 50km east of Cape Town, the Franschhoek, Stellenbosch and Paarl Valleys form the impressive Cape Winelands, a considerable part of South Africa’s wine legacy. The...

Nelson Mandela Bay, in the scenic Eastern Cape Province, comprises the towns of Port Elizabeth, Despatch and Uitenhage; Port Elizabeth being the largest and most popular as a tourist destination. The gorgeous beaches and temperate climate of this area makes it an excellent summer vacation spot. The entire province is diverse in terms of its natural fauna and flora, making for magnificent landscapes and idyllic backdrops to any visit. However, it also boasts a number of game reserves that are only a short drive from the city centre. Some...

Every major airport in the world offers an airport shuttle service, or multiple. There are many reasons to take advantage of such services. It is ideal for people who do not have a friend or family member who can drop them off and pick them up from the airport (and many do not, as the airport can be far, and it is a big favor to ask). First of all, it will save you money. If you are flying by yourself and plan to drive yourself to the airport, or if you take a taxi, you will pay much more. If you drive yourself to the airport and choose...

There’s nothing quite like a good party, no matter what time of year it is or the occasion. All over the world countries host festivals which entice millions of people from all walks of life, proving that anybody can enjoy a good shindig! We’ve put together a list of the World’s Greatest Festivals, to give you a helping hand in your quest to find the best knees up.  Mardi Gras Today, Mardi Gras is one of the most famous festivals in the world, with images of colourful beads and large floats acting as the face for this electric...

Rome, the capital of Italy, is one of Europe’s most ancient cities. Ancient Rome has been in existence since the past 2,700 years and continues to flourish even today. Rome was the headquarters of the Roman Empire and also of the Roman Catholic Church. It has been such a great city that many countries in the world follow the ancient Roman model of political and legal systems even today. The architecture perfected in ancient Rome has been adopted in most parts of the world. Rome, also known as the Eternal City, is the most beautiful...

Following the release of Leonardo DiCaprio’s ‘The Beach’ at the turn of the millennium, Thailand and her many holiday islands have come under siege from western tourists. Ironically, The Beach inspired the very trend author decried; A South-East Asian idyll over-run by the drunken budget tourist. A decade on Koh Samui, the films location, is barely recognisable from the mythic paradise Di Caprio discovered. Today the discerning tourist goes further. They discover the Philippines. Within arm’s reach of Thailand and among the world’s...

The Trans-Siberian Highway, Route 66, and the Trans-Canada Highway are all top destinations for those seeking their open road kicks. When it comes to road trips of epic proportions, however, it’s hard to beat Australia. This massive country is a continent in its own right, from its remote deserts to its sprawling metropolises. In terms of diversity, size, and wildlife, there’s no shortage of sights to see and terrain to explore. Journalist FeannTorr decided to hop in a Mazda 6 wagon and drive the 4547 kilometres from Brisbane...

Students may typically view Los Angeles as a classic family destination, too expensive and far out of their reach. However, people don’t often look past Disney Land as an attraction in Los Angeles. I’ll show you how you can have just as good of a time in Los Angeles experiencing the other side to their tourism. Angels Flight Railway You may have heard of this tram line (or ‘funicular’) before, as the best transport Downtown Los Angeles has to offer. This line of two carts has been running on and off for over 40 years, still at...

So you are going to Coorg, the land of scenic beauty, coffee plantations and yes, a heaven for any food lover, but where are the places to find some good local fare? This is a question that plagues many. People from the nearby places visit this town mostly on weekends, as it gives them a chance to break free from their monotonous lives. For others, especially the first time visitors, who have heard a lot about the place through their friends and other travelers, they are in for a treat indeed. Coorg tourism provides all the possible information...