Archive for the ‘Travel Asia’ Category

Singapore: Asian Tiger

Sábado, agosto 21st, 2010

Today we travel to Asia, specifically Singapore, a country that is separated from the Malay Peninsula by the Straits of Johor, but is attached by long viaducts.

Singapore

Photography by williamcho

It is important to mention that Singapore is an island that has become a major commercial and financial center of Southeast Asia, as it has an active port that houses a modern fleet of merchant ships and cruise ships, and for that reason Singapore is considered one of the world’s busiest ports. (más…)

Xian Terracotta Warriors

Jueves, agosto 19th, 2010

In 1974, some farmers seeking water after a drought in central China, found when digging a trench in the territory of Xian. What would be surprised to make the excavation? Then they found inside the pit an army of more than 7000 men ready for battle, with their horses and weapons. These men of eternal and immortal made of terracotta, were the guardians of the tomb of China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, who ruled for over 2200 years the Asian territory.

Xian Terracotta Warriors

Photography by kevinpoh

The complex was discovered as a result of that excavation continues to astonish the world even today. The terracotta figures (Terracotta Warriors) were created under the belief that, after death, the emperor would still command his army. They are buried in battle formation in three pits (at least at three pits were found.) They are located just over a mile from the tomb of the Emperor, who were supposed to care for and serve. (más…)

Attractions in Singapore

Martes, julio 20th, 2010

Let’s start our tour in Singapore through an evening stroll around Clark Quay is a historic town in the city of Singapore, located on the banks of the same name. It is worth mentioning that we will find a number of restaurants, wine bars and shops. Very close to this area poses the popular and exclusive area of Orchard Road shopping call.

Attractions in Singapore

Photography by clq

If you decide to make purchases then you can not fail to come to this avenue that is regularly frequented by the wealthiest individuals in the city, and this is the main shopping street and the most elegant in the country. Also, if you’re looking luxury hotels, you will find droves. (más…)

What are the best islands in Thailand?

Lunes, julio 19th, 2010

Today we will travel to Southeast Asia, specifically we will go to Thailand, where some of the world’s most heavenly islands. Let’s start our tour of Ko Phi Phi Islands Lee, which perch on the Phi Phi islands, within the province of Krabi. It is noteworthy that island washed by the Andaman Sea, offers tranquillas vacation where all you have to do is relax while appreciating the beautiful scenery and landscapes. It is noteworthy that many tourists opt to rent bungalows to enjoy the beaches and turquoise bays that adorn the area. You also have the chance to stay in one of the most impressive hotels. We refer to the Holiday Inn Resort Phi Phi.

Islands in Thailand

Photography by René Ehrhardt

If you are a fan of the beaches, you’ll love knowing that one of the best areas is the famous white sand beach and busy Long Beach, a place where you can practice water sports like snorkeling. This way we can assess the marine biodiversity that is remarkable for its curious goldfish. (más…)

India: An unforgettable experience

Jueves, julio 15th, 2010

Travel to India means knowing the Taj Mahal, which is the symbol of their rich history. As you know this monument which is considered today as one of the seven new wonders of the world, is a clear example of Hindu architecture that flows into a variety of styles such as Mongolian, Islamic, and Persian. To know we must go to the city of Agra. However, this monument of love is not the only thing we know in India.

India: An unforgettable experience

Photography by particlem

We can also go towards the Himalayas, which shows the country’s natural wealth. As you know the Himalayas are a mountain range that extends not only India but also in Bhutan, China and Nepal. This mountain range is considered the highest in the world can see in the Hindu area of Brahmaputra Valley. It is worth mentioning that are very popular tours and excursions, trekking and mountain climbing. (más…)

Bars in Beijing

Sábado, julio 10th, 2010

No doubt the capital of China is fully prepared for the visit of tourists, either for its variety traditional, like the Forbidden City, Summer Palace and the Great Wall of China, as its new buildings, among which stand out the constructions for the Olympic Games. Furthermore, the multifaceted city offers a wide range of bars, restaurants and clubs to guarantee an unforgettable night.

Bars in Beijing

Photography by star5112

One of the most popular areas of Beijing is called Sanlitun Bar Street (located in the Sanlitun Embassy Area), an area composed of six blocks where you can find the widest range of offerings in terms of fun involved. Since traditional façades bars, to sophisticated and bright environments that invite visitors to shop around and enjoy. It is also surrounded by discos are often invited bands playing live music or DJ’s reputation. The music varies according to tastes, offering everything from Asian to Caribbean salsa music, through classic hits of the eighties, hip hop and rock & roll. (más…)

Hong Kong: Where to stay and eat?

Jueves, junio 3rd, 2010

Hong Kong is one of the two special administrative regions of China has, since the same, until 1997, was a British colony. In this region, especially China as applicable administrative and economic system quite different to that applied in other Chinese cities, which has allowed Hong Kong to experience strong economic growth, political and social.

New Year travel to Hong Kong & Bangkok

Photography by skyseeker

With the growth that this region of China has experienced in recent years, the same infrastructure has also grown very significantly, making this city a great attraction for thousands of tourists who choose it as their favorite destination every year. (más…)

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