Friday, 22 May 2015

Interesting Places to Travel : Some Ideas for 2015




 
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A little bit of Inspiration for your holiday this summer 2015:


Holiday in Santorini:



  Planning next year’s holiday destination? Here is an amazing place to visit. The place is called “Santorini”. It is a beautiful Island in Greece, located at south of mainland Greece. It is in Aegean Sea. You can reach here by flight, as the National Airport here is connected to most of the international airport by charter flight. From Athens, it takes 45 min to reach here & from “Thessaliniki”, it takes one and a half hour.
 
Santorini is the a cheap holiday destination if you are looking to plan your vacations in Apr, May or Oct. Here you can also find self catering accommodations which would help in save few more bucks, as food out side is sometimes cheaper. It is the most romantic Island in the Greece, famous for, of course its beaches, Churches , homes made of white stone and also for the sunset. It has many ancient buildings. This area proves to be an ultimate destination for Young & Old couples. It also provides a perfect place for weddings & honeymoons. Here, not only nature allows you to relax, but also plentiful of water sports fills the empty gap in your vacation.
The quite restaurants play an important role, in making life beautiful here, by giving a chance of taking your dinner sitting besides coastline.
For party lovers, who want to party the night away, Santorini has discos & night clubs.

  Resulted by a volcanic eruption, thousands of years ago, Santorini has beautiful landscape with thick volcanic rocks below & reddish black mountains covering the sky. The more beauty is added by bougainvillea. It has warm black beaches & amazing scenery. Many people are attracted by the wild beauty here. The town Fira having narrow streets is full of activities. This town is famous for shopping .Here you can find all travel related stuff like linens, lather goods, ceramics & what not. From various resorts there is continues bus service to this town.

In Santorini, people follow Orthodox Christian religion, so all the festivals are celebrated as per Christian calendar. Here people eat Traditional food, which includes simply cooked fish & it is very delicious. Moussaka is one more traditional food. You can have cheap wine here.


 The nightlife here is also volcanic. The famous beaches of Santorini are Kamari, Monolithos, Red beach and Perissa. At Monolithos, Kamari & Perissa you will get to see black sand & deep blue water. Other than natural beauty, it has many other attractions too for the tourists, such as bars, beach-bars, clubs for night life etc. Red beach is the most famous one as it is quitter & attracts many people. On Red beach, you can find an amazing combination of red & black sand erupted from the volcano. Kamari beach is exactly opposite to Perissa beach. Monolithos is close to Airport, so this would be the first beach you will visit after reaching Santorini.
 
  Other than these, if you like more quite place, you can relax at Cape Columbo. Perivolos is on the longest black beach. You can also explore other beaches like Paradise, Vlychada, Oia Katharos etc.


 
Neapolitan Riviera - Italy


Neapolitan Riviera is one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Europe. The land lies nearby the Mediterranean Sea and is surrounded by mountains of all sides. All these make Neapolitan Riviera on the hottest romantic getaways. Unlike the other tourist destinations beaches are not so famous in here. This may be attributed to the fact that most of them are small and consists of pebbles in large quantities. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that the land is devoid of good beaches which are worth a visit. Fine sand beaches can be visited on Maiori and the coast extending up to Almafi Coast. Fishing had been one of the favorite pastimes of the area and sports such as tennis are also widely admired in the region.

A nerving problem of the area is the huge number of pickpockets. Tourists have reported to have lost many in plenty numbers. So it is advisable to carry personal belongings in an inner pocket. The land also boasts of a plethora of religious buildings and one is expected to wear formal clothing only while visiting such buildings. Women are advised to wear clothes covering their knees and shoulders. Getting into Neapolitan Riviera is mainly through the Naples airport. Buses and taxi cabs ply to and fro the airport and the main city centre. The Neapolitan Riviera is known for its pizzas and it is said the first pizza was baked in here.

Many varieties of pizzas are available in the various shops which are dotted throughout the land. The site also provides night clubs and the night life on the region is pretty exciting. It may seem odd because the region is frequented by families and couples alike. Singles looking for ways to score can never get disappointed. If shopping is on your mind then look no further as u have reached one of the ultimate shopping destinations of modern Europe. Various outfits of Gucci can be tried and purchased from the shops in here. All the clothing shops are in tune with the latest fashions and most specialize in Gucci outfits. Prada bags are also famous in Neapolitan Riviera. Vinegar enthusiasts should not forget to buy the Balsamic Vinegar coupled with olive oils which are extra virgin in nature. Mount Vesuvius offers breath taking views and these should not be missed either. Rome which is fabled as the eternal city should not be omitted either. 

Japan It made up of many Islands. There are over 3900 of them In total. However, most of these Islands are very small and do not have people living on them. Nearly all of the people In Japan live on just four main Islands, which are called Hokkaido, Shikoku, Kyushu and Honshu. Honshu Is the largest island. Over 50 per cent of the Japanese population lives here. This Is where you'll find the country’s largest cities, including Kyoto and the capital, Tokyo.

Japan Holidays



 Mountains plain: As you travel around Japan, you'll see many mountains. Over three-quarters of Japan's land is made up of mountain ranges. Everywhere you look, great towering peaks rise up into the sky. Most of the country's villages and cities have been built on flat plains between the mountains. Because there is so little flat land in Japan, Japanese homes are often very small and are built close to one another. Japanese cities are filled with skyscrapers which don't take up much ground space.

Earthquake and volcanoes: If you were to spend tome time In Japan, you might feel the earth shake. This it an earthquake, a common occurrence In Japan. Most earthquakes are small and harmless. Every now and then, however. Japan it shaken by a large earthquake which may topple buildings and cause giant cracks to appear in the roads. At you travel around, you may also see volcanoes oozing red-hot lava. Japan has many active volcanoes.
The latest gadgets : Most Japanese people live In cities. As you walk along the streets, you'll see shops selling lots of electronic gadgets, such as mobile phones, MP3 players and computer-game consoles. Japan is famous for its electronic product. which It tells throughout the world. In Japan, trends, fashions and technology change fast. 
Japan is a very long country, stretching for over 3000km from north to south. If you travelled from northern Japan to southern Japan, you would pass through a number of different climates. Hokkaido, the most northerly island, has very cold, snowy winters and cool summers. Honshu, Japan's largest island, has a milder climate. Further south, the island of Kyushu enjoys mild winters and hot, humid summers.

HOLIDAYS IN  SEYCHELLES


Situated some 8,000 km from Europe, the Seychelles archipelago consists of 115 islands scattered over an area of more than 400,000 sq.km. It has more natural and marine parks than anywhere else in the world.
An astonishing variety of flora and fauna can be found in the Seychelles. Besides the magnificent fish of the Indian Ocean (over 800 species), there are also turtles and flocks of brightly coloured birds. The Seychelles has an abundance of fruit, plants, and rare varieties of trees. It is the home of the famous "coco de mer", or double coconut, which has astonishing and suggestive shapes...


The two main islands Mahé and Praslin have an "interesting" yet excellent local bus net work with regular services to all corners of the islands. La Digu has its own unique forms of transport - the Ox Cart and the bicycle!
With its palette of subtle colors, ranging from the turquoise blue of the transparent sea to the emerald green of its luxuriant vegetation, with the glowing amber of its fine sandy beaches in between, the archipelago of the Seychelles is like a necklace of pearls lying on the deep blue jewel box of the Indian Ocean.

Everything on these unspoilt islands seems friendly, courteous and clean. The land gives generously with coconuts, mangoes, bananas, breadfruit, pineapples, and an equally bountiful sea yields up tuna, snapper, barracuda and kingfish. Copra and cinnamon are the main exports but the islands' tourism is the chief source of income.

 


Mahe Group is granitic, narrow coastal strip, rocky, hilly; others are coral, flat, elevated reefs. Walking along the city roads and beaches can be quiet amazing
Mahé airport is 10 km (6 miles) southeast of Victoria.
 
City Banks are Open  on Monday to Friday 8.30 a.m.–1 p.m., Saturdays 8.30–11.00 a.m.
Tap water is chlorinated, but bottled water is advised.
Cotton is best Clothing. Evening wear is informal (lightweight jackets for men, skirts for women). Beach clothes are not worn in town. You won't need a raincoat but an umbrella is a good idea.
Various tour companies operate motor coach and minibus tours around the islands as well as a great selection of island hopping tours to Cerf, Round, Cousin and other nearby islands.


Transportation within Island:
Bus
There is regular bus service on Mahé between the rural areas and Victoria. A bus service also operates on Praslin and La Digue. Coaches are available for airport transfers and excursions and are reasonable. Taxis have government-controlled rates.
Mahe and Praslin have a good system of busses.  On Mahe there are 26 bus routes most of which originate in Victoria.  Every village and hotel is served by at least one bus route.  Busses run from 5:20 AM to 9:30 PM except on weekends (Friday and Saturday) when they run to 1:30 AM.
Praslin has one bus route which circles the island in a large reversed C pattern from Anse Kerlan to Anse Boudin.  There are about 9 runs daily in each direction between 6 AM and 5 PM.
Ox Cart:
Available only on La Digue for transport between the pier and La Digue island Lodge.  US$ 6 per person each way.
Bicycle
Bicycles are available for rent on Praslin and La Digue.