April 23, 2013 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Maldives
Maldives is one of the most sought after vacation locations in the world, with white sandy beaches these group of islands which comprise of 100 coral atolls in the Indian ocean is a wonderful place to spend your holiday or honeymoon. It is even pretty exciting for thrill seekers with it wide range of water sports to choose from.
Among the top 3 water sports available in Maldives is windsurfing. This is comparatively difficult to the others and is generally taken up by experienced windsurfers, among the other sports are catamaran rides and jet skiing. Water sport like night diving and scuba diving is also prevalent here and gives a great view of the flora and fauna present underwater.
For those who are less adventurous there is the whale watching that can be done in submarines with proper safety features and a lot more precautionary measures. Lagoons also allow tourists to indulge in water sports like water polo.
April 16, 2013 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Tourism Highs
Oxygen is less in high altitudes and due to that you might feel sick at high altitudes. Headache, nausea, fatigue, etc. are symptoms for altitude sickness. You might even feel lightheaded, breathlessness, etc, in this case you have to be very careful following certain measures.
Firstly, do not change in the altitude drastically. Climb up 1000 ft at a time and take rest. After every 3000 ft take rest before moving further. If you feel even sicker with symptoms like coughing, lungs and brain problems, irritability, etc do not climb up further. Stop there and get back to the place where you were feeling better. Climbing further up in such a scenario could be very risky and life taking. Drinking a lot of liquid can be of great help then. You might even take medicines like Acetazolamide or corticosteroid dexamethasone. But, these cannot be help you from severe sickness.
March 14, 2013 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: National Parks
Kaziranga National Park is one of the most famous national parks of India. It is located in the state of Assam. Owing to the wide diversity of flora and fauna in Kaziranga National Park, it was conferred with the honor of World heritage Site.
It is a paradise for all nature loving people owning to the distinct biodiversity of the place. It has got from swampy marshlands to long elephant grass. It has dense tropical moist broad leaf forests which create a perfect ambience for the existence of wildlife.
Kaziranga National Park can really boast of the wide diversity of the flora and fauna it has. It is mainly famous for the one horned rhinoceros. Other than that there are many animals such as hog deer, Asiatic wild water buffalo, gaur, golden Languor, elephants, swamp deer, Assamese macaque, etc which can be found in this national park.
You can experience the varying flora and fauna of the place, if you visit during the period from mid November to the beginning of April.
March 01, 2013 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Top Destinations
We have all heard legends of the “white lady”. If you have watched TV serials and movies regarding the supernatural, you would know about the legend surrounding the “white lady”. The term “white lady” is a common term used for women who some passersby see or hear from. According to the legend these women (or this particular spirit) stop passersby and ask for a lift and tell them to go someplace in particular or just ask for company. But by the time they reach a destination, the white lady walks over and disappears or just disappears from the back seat.
Apparitions have also been reported all around the world, especially in France. The Château de Trécesson is known to hold the record of the highest number of “white lady” sightings. It is a medieval castle which is present in the region of Brittany in France. It’s privately owned but is open for tourists during the day and evening. Apparitions and screams are reported often in this castle and also people have seen a headless person’s body here who apparently was the curator at some point of time.
January 22, 2013 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Europe
Latvia is one of the smallest nations in Europe and in this world. It is situated along the Baltic sea. Riga is the most visited and famous place in whole of Latvia. Riga is a UNESCO heritage site and other than Riga there are six other places around Latvia, which come underworld heritage sites.
Here are some tips to enjoy Latvia at its best:
• Saunas are famous in Latvia. After a good sauna at any Latvian sauna centers, You can feel cleansed from body to soul.
• Latvia have some good snow topped mountains, you can enjoy skiing and snowboarding on these slopes.
• You can enjoy the great Baltic sea beaches.
• Visit the Sp??eri district of Riga, for a unique look into the contemporary culture and architecture.
• For those who love water sports in a water theme park, you should visit the Livu Aquapark. It has more than 40 different varieties of water entertainment.
• Wind based sports such as Kite boarding, Yachting and wind boarding are famous in this country.
January 09, 2013 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Top Destinations
If you are looking for an ideal place to spend your holiday with your family, then Arkansas can be a very good option for you. You need to do a proper research before planning a proper trip to the place. There are many places of interest in Arkansas which you must visit to have life time experience. It is advisable to take the help of some agencies or expert personnel to plan your trip properly so that you don’t miss out anything.
Eureka Springs in Arkansas is a very popular place where thousands of people visit every year. The place is much famous for its very rich history comprising of the Victorian homes. The trolley tour that takes the tourists around the city is a thing you must not miss out. There are many beautiful hotels and resorts of which the Crescent Hotel and Spa situated down town is much famous. There are many other places of tourist attractions which are worth of a visit.
December 06, 2012 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Travel Destinations
With the winter season on it is time to pack your bags and go on a holiday. But before you do that you need to sit down and budget your plans. This would help you to understand the approximate amount of money that you would spend and the amount that you will be left with after the vacation. Preparing a winter vacation budget includes many things among which the first is to decide the place where you want to go.
Everyone wants to buy something when they go for a vacation and you should include that in your budget too. Apart from that you should also include the various places where you would go and if you think that it is crossing your budget then you can leave out some place to cut down the overall cost of the vacation. Expense for food is also an important factor that you should keep in mind while planning the budget.
November 23, 2012 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Top Destinations
Kayaking in the Bahamas can be a great experience for you. You will be able to paddle in the most remarkable waters in this world. You can get your tent pitched on one of the isolated white beaches and have a great time looking at the stars without a sign of civilization you will be able to go from one island to another and can make occasional stops for swimming, snorkeling and simply exploring the beauties of the mysterious islands.
The islands are simply like paradise. There are more than four hundred islands in the area and each of them has their own mysticism to it. The areas come with a serene landscape, clear blue sky and crystal clear water. Therefore, if you are looking for the experience of a lifetime where you would be able to indulge yourself in thrilling adventure as well as a luxurious time, kayaking in the Bahamas is going to be a perfect thing to do.
October 29, 2012 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Travel Destinations
Most people think that traveling is expensive and therefore avoid traveling with their friends until they have saved up enough dough. However, you need to know that travel need not always be expensive. If you are still in college and want to travel with your friends, you can do so on a minimal budget. Here is now.
If you want to travel on a budget, do not make you list of places you want to visit beforehand. The best way to organize a budget travel plan is not to organize at all. Instead of planning things, look for good deals, while you travel. Grab whatever incredible deals you can. Manage your money well. Do not spend on things that you do not need. While making budget travel plans, you must be ready to put up in sleeping quarters that are not so great. For lunches and dinners choose bars over restaurants.
October 16, 2012 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Travel Destinations
In the midst of the city of Virginia lies Norfolk. It is the ideal place to go and enjoy a relaxing and wonderful holiday. There are many beaches; adventure sports spots, historical grounds and famous bridges in Norfolk which is all set in the stunning natural beauty of this exotic place. The boardwalk which was newly built a few years ago and its 3 miles long. Pedestrians can have a wonderful walk here in the late evenings. The Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel is in the sea gull island. It is a few miles away from the Virginia Beach and if you cross the bridge you can find some of the finest food joints of Norfolk.
There are many cruise trips which are organized in Norfolk for the sightseers, giving a complete tour of the islands. Norfolk is an ancient town and there are many historical homes and monuments and villages here which have their own rich cultural story to tell. The Adam thorough hood plantation and the Moses Myers House are some of the famous historic buildings. Colonial Williamsburg is one of the world’s largest historical museums and it’s situated in Norfolk.