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United States: huge, diverse and exciting

Washington DC, Monument

The US is a huge country comprising of 50 states in North America, bordering with Canada in the north and Mexico in the south. It’s an amazingly diverse country (expression ‘melting pot’ came from the US) that attracts millions of tourists every year and it tops world tourism rankings for decades. And this is not an accident, there is so much to see and do in the US that this post will not do it justice. That’s why we will try and write about various destinations within the US during next couple of weeks.

Portugal: history, sea, great weather and food

Portugal, Lisbon

Portugal is a small European country on the Atlantic Ocean, sharing Iberian Peninsula with Spain. The country’s position at the sea has shaped its past and present and will inevitably shape its future. Portugal was major maritime power during 16th to 19th century and this has left deep impact into its culture and history. Overseas colonization did not only bring Portuguese language and culture to distant countries, but brought other cultures back to Portugal, which made it richer and unique.

City Spotlight: Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand, Temple

Bangkok, Thailand’s capital, is famous for dynamic street life and exciting night entertainment. In contrast to lively night life and entertainment opportunities, there are many shrines and temples throughout the city that offer tranquil environment for visitors to marvel at spectacular architecture and ornate statues.

Thailand: white sandy beaches, golden temples and amazing food

Bangkok, Thailand

Thailand is a Southeast Asian country with diverse geography, rich culture and history. It is in the top ten world tourist destination for decades and for a good reason. Tourists from around world are coming to Thailand to enjoy great hospitality of friendly people, spend time on a beautiful white sandy beaches, explore jungles and mountains and visit many monumental temples and palaces.

City Spotlight: Florence

Florence, Italy

Florence, capital of Tuscany region in Italy, is rightfully referred as a ‘cradle of the Renaissance’: many of Renaissance artists were born there. To name just a few: Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, and list goes on, with dozens of world famous artists, painters, sculptors born in Florence or in region of Tuscany.

City Spotlight: Prague

Prague, Czech Republic

Prague, truly a fairy tale city, is covered in maze like cobbled streets, medieval squares, romantic bridge over Vltava River and grandiose castle on top of the hill, so one doesn’t need much imagination to comprehend life from centuries ago.
Prague was named “the City of a Hundred Spires” in the 19th century, but they are saying now it has more than five hundred.

Netherlands: art and history, windmills and tulips

Netherlands

Since its ‘Golden Age’ in 17th century, Netherlands is a country that fascinates Europe and the world. Netherlands’ contribution to global art heritage through works of grandmasters such as Van Gogh, Rembrandt and Vermeer (to name just a few out of dozens of art geniuses) is immense, diverse and rich.
Typically, Netherlands is known for its flatlands intersected with canals, tulip fields, windmills and cycling paths, but there is much more to discover in this tiny country. Amsterdam, the capital, is home to many museums, notable few are Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum; Rotterdam, famous major port city that hosts Pilgrim Fathers Church; the university town of Utrecht, with lively canalside cafes; Maastricht with a lively culinary scene and medieval city walls; The Hague, administrative capital and home of major international justice institutions, and many more.

City Spotlight: Paris

Paris, Tower

Paris, ‘city of lights’, truly deserves this romantic nickname. It is globally known not only as France’s capital, but as a European and world center for art, culture, fashion and gourmet food. Tourist flock to Paris in millions not only to enjoy sophistication in art and culture, but sometimes just to take a photo in front of city’s many world famous landmarks. And there are many of those: Eiffel Tower, that became synonym with Paris (and France) from the time it was built in late 19th century; Gothic Notre-Dame cathedral, famous not only as a church, but from famous novel of Victor Hugo, Louvre Museum with famous Mona Lisa, and many more.

Top 5: places to celebrate Halloween in the US, 2018

Halloween potion

Whether you like to celebrate at home, quietly, or you usually go full scale decorating the house and trick or treating, Halloween is always exciting holiday. It is very entertaining for kids, but adults are enjoying it very much as well. If you like to travel to the US (or you are already there), here are some recommendation on which places are best for celebrating Halloween.

Travel to incredible India

India, Taj Mahal

Different cultures, customs, backgrounds, languages, sights, sounds, smells, cuisine, clothing, products, attitudes, await the world traveler. There are so many things to experience, it’s difficult to decide which aspect of your trip was the most sensational or enlightening. Traveling the world will enrich your life …

25 Amazing Things To Do in Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand, Temple

Bangkok is one of the most thrilling cities in the world to visit. With such a diversity of different attractions and a fascinating mixture of traditional fused with modern culture, the city offers something interesting for everyone. These two videos includes 25 of what we think are the absolute best things to do in Bangkok. We have put together a range of different activities that consist of everything from Bangkok`s zoo, its most revered temples and golden palaces, to the culinary options the city is so famous for. In case you would like to revisit any of these Bangkok attractions shown in the video, here is all the information right below. Kiwi.com - Book Cheap Flights!

1. Wang Lang Market ตลาดวังหลัง – Wang Lang Market is one my favorite snacking and browsing markets in Bangkok.

2. Chatuchak Weekend Market ตลาดนัดจตุจักร – One of the most popular things to do in Bangkok is go shopping – don`t miss the Chatuchak Weekend Market. 3. Klong Toey Market ตลาดคลองเตย – The most vital fresh food market in Bangkok. 4. Floating Market ตลาดน้ำ – Talad Nam Bang Nam Pheung floating market in southern Bangkok. Private Damneon Saduak Floating Market Day Trip From Bangkok – $103.82from: Tours4Fun 5. Pratunam Market ประตูน้ำ – Shopping is a huge Bangkok attraction and Pratunam is one of the wholesale outdoor markets. 6. MBK, Siam Shopping มาบุญครอง – One of the most hectic shopping malls is MBK, everything imaginable under one roof. 7. Or Tor Kor Market ตลาด อ.ต.ก. – Visiting markets is one of people`s personal favorites activities in Bangkok, and Or Tor Kor is amazing. 8. Dusit Zoo สวนสัตว์ดุสิต – The Dusit Zoo is one of the most fun things to do in Bangkok if you are with children. 9. Lumpini Park สวนลุมพินี – The central park of Bangkok. 10. Massage นวดแผนไทย- Don`t miss a rejuvenating massage in Thailand! 11. Grand Palace, Wat Phra Kaew วัดพระเก้า – The most revered of all attractions in Bangkok. Grand Palace, Emerald Buddha with Gems Gallery – $36.80from: Tours4Fun 12. Wat Pho วัดโพธิ์ – Home of the reclining Buddha and the birthplace of the traditional Thai massage. 13. Wat Arun วัดอรุณ – Wat Arun is the temple of dawn, located on the the Chao Phraya River. 14. Wat Saket (วัดสระเกศ) – Bangkok`s Golden Mountain Temple with great views. 15. Erawan Museum ช้างสามเศียร – A giant three headed elephant which is a temple and museum. 16. Vimanmek Mansion พระที่นั่งวิมานเมฆ – As the largest golden teak wood mansion in the world, it`s very impressive. 17. Khao San Road ถนนข้าวสาร – There are lots of things to do in this area, many of them revolving around parties and nightlife. 18. Silom and Patpong (สีลม) – Silom at night turns into a market with Patpong street, home to many go-go bars and fake goods. 19. Victory Monument อนุสาวรีย์ชัยสมรภูมิ – One of the transportation hubs of Bangkok and there`s a lot of food, including the tasty boat noodle alley. 20. Eat Durian กินทุเรียน – Durian, also known as the king of fruits, is creamy and sweet, and it`s the best fruit in the world. 21. Thai Street Food อาหารข้างทาง – Eating Thai street food is one of the most rewarding things to do in Bangkok, mainly because there`s so much to try, and so many good flavors. 22. Thai Cooking Class เรียนทำอาหาร – A cooking class is a great way to learn some Thai recipes! 23. Pahurat พาหุรัด – Bangkok`s little India is known as Pahurat. It`s a place to shop for fabric and dine on delicious Indian food. 24. Pak Klong Talad ปากคลองตลาด – The largest flower market in Bangkok is a great place to see colorful and exotic flowers all day long. 25. Yaowarat, Sampeng Market (เยาวราช, สำเพ็ง) – Yaowarat is one of the busiest and most exciting places in Bangkok – don`t miss it!

Hope you enjoyed these 25 things to do in Bangkok!

Safe travels!

Egypt Vacation Travel Video Guide

Egypt is a land of monumental temples, gigantic pyramids, the River Nile and the mysterious Sphinx: 5000 years of history. Founded by Alexander The Great in 332 B.C., the city of Alexandria is located in the Nile Delta and it was here that Caesar and Mark Anthony fell under Cleopatra’s spell. Cairo is Africa’s largest city and the heart of the Arab world, extreme poverty living next to opulent wealth, and modern, Western boutiques next to ancient souks. The Cairo Museum is home to the most extensive collection of Egyptian antiquities, including the golden mask and tomb of Tutankhamen. Towering above almost any other human achievement are the impressive three pyramids of Gisa.

Hotels in Cairo: Popularity

Hotel Stars Discount Price per night, from Choose dates

Fairmont Nile City

★★★★★

-54%

344158

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Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah

★★★★★

-7%

160149

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Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino

★★★★★

-51%

422207

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Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza

★★★★★

-8%

317293

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The Cheops Pyramid, the world’s largest single construction, took four hundred thousand workers twenty years to build. It weighs as much as all the cathedrals in Europe put together and spans an area of 53,000 square metres – the height of a fifty storey skyscraper. In the middle of today’s modern city of Luxor, known as the ‘Capital City Of The Pharaohs’, the Luxor Temple stretches along the eastern banks of the Nile and, not far away, the temple complex of Karnak and the Amun Temple. 67 kilometres from Luxor, on the western bank of the Nile, lies the Temple Of Dendera, the most important place of worship for the love goddess, HATHOR, whose heavenly appearance was portrayed by the body of a cow.

9-Day Gods of Egypt Tour – $869.00from: Tours4Fun At Aswan, the landscape of the Nile is enchanting, but it is the stone temples of Abu Simbel that take one back to ancient Egypt, land of the Pharaohs, and archaeological paradise.
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