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Top three Hotels of France

Friday, November 8th, 2013

hotel in franceFrance is said to be famous for its romantic and cultural milieu and it is for this reason that it has become a favourite holiday spot for all. Tourist gets won over by its magnificent and beautiful hotels that the country has. Top hotels like Hotel Le Bristol in Paris, Cour Du Corbeau Hotel in Strasbourg, Hostelliere La Cheneaudiere- relais and Chateaux Colroy La Roche are living characters in itself which has become a preferred spot of visitors.

Starting from the first in the list hotel Le Bristol’s excellent service and superlative elegance make it a choice of tourists. It is situated in the fashionable city of Paris where it is serving its guests since 1925. It has more than 188 spacious and bright rooms specially designed in Renaissance style. Among the 188 rooms 92 are suites. The rooms are specially designed by authenticate prints, paintings, and mirrors which make it a classic. It provides various services like sports and fitness area, bar and restaurant, car park. It also has terrace swimming-pool with breathtaking views from the rooftop. The Hotel also has spas with 8 treatment rooms. The hotel also has enough to keep children busy with its exciting kids club. All and all this hotel is always a preferred choice for any tourist in the city.

The second in the list Cour Du Corbeau Hotel in Strasbourg is none the less. Consisting of 58 rooms the including 19 suites the Hotel is best in its town. With excellent service and staff this hotel is a comfort to its people. Stylish decor, great food, efficient staff, and pristine rooms makes it one of the best hotels of france. Historically also the Hotel is very rich as it gives a glimpse of Alsace history.

The next hotel is Hostelliere La Cheneaudiere- relais and Chateaux Colroy La Roche. Set in Bruche valley it offers modern living to its visitors with picturesque views of forests and mountains. The Hotel is famous for serving local and rustic gourmet and cuisine to people. The hotel is elegant and stylish.

Thus France is affluent with hotels and inns. The hotelier business has become on eof the most important business of France. It is therefore almost impossible to choose better among the best.

How to achieve cheap deals on flights

Saturday, October 19th, 2013

cheap deals on flightsThe escalating range of flight fares has made a lot of tourists apprehensive about tours and trips. The flight fares constitute a major part of the entire travel budget and the exorbitant scene here has hampered many travel plans. But the scene is not that bad as apprehended- yes, there are several ways by which you can achieve cheap deals on flights, provided you are ready to compromise in certain cases.

First of all, you can enjoy a cheap flight expense if you are ready to break up your journey in at least 2 flights. In many cases the break journeys do amount to lower charge in comparison to one direct flight. Yes, it’s hectic but then cost-effective as well. Then, you can achieve lower flight deals if you are flexible to compromise with your travel schedule. You must know that the flight fares reach up to dizzying heights when they are very much in demands. It means you are going to get expensive deals during the holidays and weekends when people love to tour around. But the same airline will charge lower rates during the holidays and weekdays. This is one of the most proven ways to acquire cheap deals on flight fares.

Besides, you will be getting low rated flight deals for an early booking. Yes, if you can reserve the seats 3 months prior to the date of journey, you are sure to receive cheap deals. The airline companies usually offers considerable rebates on early reservations. On the other hand you can get highly cheap flight deals on last moment reservations. At times, (especially during off-seasons), the airline companies offer dirt cheap deals to fill up the empty seats. Finally you have the odd hour flights- flights leaving at midnight or wee hours- to come up with cheap flight fares.

Travelling with kids made easy

Friday, October 11th, 2013

Travelling with kidsIt is important that kids be include in family trips. This helps in making the heart grow fonder and giving the child its own space apart from showing her a new place. Children are messy, irritating and cranky but getting a child with you for a holiday ensures you never get bored. Taking a child is something of great responsibility and care.

It is important to go to the paediatrician before leaving for the holiday just to get a general check up of the child done. It is also important that you tell him where you’re planning to go for the vacation. Over here the paediatrician may give some tips of taking care which might be of great benefit once you’re gone. Every weather and terrain may not be suitable for the child. Sometimes in cases of very little children the doctor may suggest not to go to mountain terrains or camping sites as these places may not suit the kid and in turn make your holiday a not so memorable one. It is important that you carry some essentials like mosquito repellents, hats and sunscreens. Some other essentials while travelling with kids would be paracetamol, itching lotion, thermometer, band-aids and oral rehydration syrups. These essentials are truly essential to carry while travelling with kids because as kids they are bound to jump around and have a gala time playing. These essentials may come handy in case of places where running to a doctor may not be quite the option. Carrying some biscuits, cookies and chocolates may seem like a good option so that the small one may have something to crunch in case the journey is long. If food deprived children tend to get way crankier.

It is a very important thing not to let the child get fatigued by a long and tiresome journey.

Great honeymoon destinations for gay couples

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

honeymoon destinations for gay couplesNow that gay rights have been passed and legalised in some parts of the world it means that there will be more gay marriages and therefore more honeymoons. Places like Russia, which has recently passed severe anti-gay laws which may even affect and extend to the gay tourists but there are several other beautiful destinations which would love and welcome newlywed gay couple tourists.

We can start with Provincetown, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. “This is a gay Mecca, which makes it an obvious choice for gay honeymooners” says Pauline Frommer, the publisher of Frommer.com. Provincetown is located at the tip of Cape Cod and is a very beautiful resort town famous for its drag shows, restaurants, charming beaches and gay community that has been there since more than 10 long years now. The Cape Point historic inn and spa and surfside hotel and suites are something to look out for as they offer unimaginable honeymoon packages to gay couples.

Hawaii is a very common and looked put for destination for both gay and straight couples since many years now. Usually honeymooners stay at Honolulu for a few days before flying to the more secluded islands of Kauai and Maui. Most of the hotels here provide best deals to same sex couples as the business prospective are at a high. Luxury hotels here are: Grand Hyatt in Kauai, the Maui Sunseeker LGBT resort and the royal Hawaiian.

Moving on to another destination, Las Vegas, Nevada cannot be missed. Vegas may also be called ‘sin city’ but this does not change anything. It has its mid blowing shows; finger licking food and amazing hotels and restaurants to look into the fact that the honeymooners never have to be bored. Honeymooners like to spend their time at Mandalay bay and the hard rock casino area.

Tips to take care of while traveling with kids

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

traveling with kidsAre you planning family vacation soon? It’s always wonderful to tour around along with your little ones- it helps in good family bonding and always assures an amazing time. However, traveling with kids is a great responsibility and you have to be very careful while planning the vacation. The article here suggests some very important tips to check out while you are flying with the tiny tots.

Consult the pediatrician

This is a very vital point while you are touring with the kids. Remember, every terrain and weather won’t be suitable for the little ones. Thus, it’s important that you consult with the pediatrician about your chosen spots to ensure the destination is comfortable for your children. Sometimes, if you are kids are too small, the doctors generally advice not to go for camping schedules or for the rugged mountainous terrains. Then, yes, before you leave out for your sojourn, make sure to get a thorough checkup for the children to confirm they are in the pink.

The essentials to carry

While you are touring with the kids, a first aid box is the most important thing to pack inside your suitcase. Kids get hurt often and hence you have to ensure that you have the remedies handy so that a minor cut doesn’t get to spoil the fun. Don’t forget to carry your pediatrician’s number with you. Added to these, you have to carry some dry gourmet niceties like chocolates and cookies or cakes so that the little ones have always something to munch on in the long journeys. Then, of course, you have to carry some games or story books to keep them engaged throughout.

Be light with the itinerary

While you are touring with kids, you have to go light and relaxed with the itinerary so that the kids do not get fatigued easily.

Secrets to cheap cruise deals

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

cheap cruise dealsAre you too much stressed with the hectic schedule of your daily life? It is high time you need some refreshment to lighten up your mind and relax for few days before you start working up again in full phase. One of the best ways of taking a leave and to relax is to go on a holiday trip. Now again a holiday trip means planning a lot, booking tickets and hotels, etc. Enjoying holiday on a cruise can be a very good option for you. But the biggest problem with a cruise holiday is the cost involved. Actually a cruise has all types of facilities regarding recreation. In short you can spend a really memorable and relaxing holiday on a cruise. But it will definitely burn a hole in your pocket. In short whenever considering for a cruise holiday you can’t have a constraint budget. But if you do a well research before booking a cruise holiday, then you can really end up grabbing a good cruise holiday deal.

If you do a good research and take information from the tour companies, you will find they are offering some good and lucrative cruise holiday deal. The main thing is, since the tour companies book the cruise tickets as a group, they get that at a much cheaper price than the market rate. However if you do an even more intense research online, you will find advertisements regarding many cruises sailing that offer cheap deals. However these offers are only available when you book online, so you have to be sure about that. Also whenever certain new cruise liners are started, they sell out some promotional offer tickets at an attractively cheap rate. You also need to take care of that fact since these types of offer are there only for a limited period of time.

Mystical pyramids of Giza

Sunday, June 16th, 2013

Mystical pyramids of GizaIf you are looking to visit Egypt for a trip, then you must visit Giza. There are some of the most wonderful pyramids in Giza. The Great Pyramid of Giza being the most famous of them. According to UNESCO, it is one of the eight wonders of the world.

It is believed by archeologists that various mysteries are there surrounding these pyramidal structures, most of which haven’t been revealed yet. These pyramids contain heavy intricate designs and carvings. Some of these structures are also built of a single large block of stone. However the main concept behind the architectures of these structures is not yet discovered.

According to various historical sources it is said that the pyramids are stocked with various precious treasures like gold, silver, platinum and other valuable stones and gems. Detailed discoveries could not be made because of some myths about evil curse. You must plan properly prior to your visit to Egypt so that you don’t miss out the mysterious pyramids of the world.

One night in Vegas

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

travel vegasLas Vegas, Nevada is also termed as the gambling capital of the United States of America. It is said that the city never sleeps. You can always find a party mood among the people in Las Vegas. Vegas is best viewed during the nights. The city is full of designer and laser lights giving a new dimension to the city. There are many things to do while in Vegas. There are many places of tourist interest as well which you should visit definitely.

You can’t afford to miss out the awesome experience in a casino while in Las Vegas. There are many casinos in Vegas. Just carry out a little research about where to visit to get the best gambling experience. If you are not too much fond of gambling, then you can visit the Natural History Museum having different galleries and exhibits describing the history of the world.

There are many live shows and concerts in Vegas every night. You must attend such an event to have the real feeling of the Vegas life style. If you are a party worm, then you should do party in Vegas. There are many clubs, lounges and pubs offering you the best party experience which you can’t get anywhere else in the word.

Preparations to Be Done For A Wild Safari

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Wild Safari, Wild Safari travelDo you want to book a Kenyan Safari for your family? Well, safaris are always fun and you will definitely have a lot of fun at the trip. However, since the safari is a bit different from a general vacation, you will have to take the right preparations for it.

If you want to prepare well for a safari, then you should join a social media. Here you are bound to meet at least some people who have the experience of safaris and they will be of great help. They will guide you regarding the things to pack and things to do during the trip. Secondly, pack clothes that are mutely colored for the safari. If will help you to blend with your surroundings and will not frighten the animals away. Third, since a safari involves hectic schedules it is always better to pack lightly. Fourth, buy a guidebook; it will give you a clear idea of how you should prepare.

Things to Do When In Venice

Monday, February 25th, 2013

travel to veniceA budget trip to Venice is very much possible. Forget the map for the best way to explore Venice is on foot. This way you can appreciate the architecture and the various museums

You can take the vaporetto (water taxi) for a tour of the Grand Canal and get down at St. Mark’s Square. Check the clock tower here.

The square also houses St Mark’s Basilica; you can appreciate its Byzantine Architecture.  Visit the Rialto Bridge; it is beautifully made of stone connecting the two banks of the Grand Canal.

While returning through the canal see how beautifully the ancient buildings are lit up.

Visit the Jewish Ghetto. It houses buildings taller than other parts of the city. Since the Jews couldn’t expand sideways, they added more storey’s to their houses.

You can also visit parks like the Giardini Napoleonici to have a small picnic away from the crowded streets.