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Travel to New Zealand to discover new experiences

Travel Destination, Travel Stories - Shelia - May 27, 2015

The various exciting and fascinating locations at New Zealand are always renowned by the people all over the world due to its great sense of beauty. One visit’s to New Zealand will definitely makes those travelers to feel as if they are landed on one among the unique and best place on the whole universe. Hence one can definitely spent their holiday vacations in these kinds of places so as to experience the good feels of delights. For the people who were going to proceed with the travels to New Zealand for the very first time, can definitely prefer their travels by air, because many air lines fly to this country from the different parts of the world like India, China, Australia and so on. Cruising is also the one another option left to the seekers of adventurers and one has to ensure that they hold the necessary passport and visas with them. Hence with the possession of these valid official documents one can definitely proceed to fly to this country as it always give warm welcomes to its visitors.Travel to New Zealand

Treasures of New Zealand

The islands at the southern regions of New Zealand are the paradises with the possession of green hills that can roll, craggy mountains and the beaches that are swept by the wind always remains as a fascinating features to the tourists of this location. One should never miss their opportunities to visit the location Lake Tekapo which can be reached within the duration of three hours from the Christchurch. The reason for the stunning looks of the lake is the rock flours that have its presence in water. Hence those warm springs will aid the visitors in feeling a greater sense of relaxation and will definitely makes those persons to feel calm. Since the ambiances around this lake are extremely stunning, there is no doubt that these places remain as a delight to the professional photographers.

Also, one should not miss their valuable opportunities to visit the hidden secrets of New Zealand such as the Ruakuri caves and the flights from Rotorua which takes those travelers to the island at off-shores which goes by the name of White Islands and the visitors of these locations are definitely assured for their greater enjoyments.

Tips on the Safety Aspects of Travels

New Zealand is usually safe for carrying out one’s travel but definitely cannot be assured for any crime activities. Some intended people have the ability to recognize the tourists in the range of their possessions and they try to involve in the thefts which causes those individuals to lose their valuable resources. Therefore it is always the responsibilities of the tourists to take the proper care of their money and the various other possessions so to avoid becoming the victims of various criminal activities. People are always recommended not to hire the use of Hitch hiking because those means of travel are not safe generally. Hence it always recommended for the travelers to assure with enough precautionary measures so as to stay secured.


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Take The Singapore Travel To Spend Your Holidays

Relaxing Resorts, Travel Destination - Shelia - May 27, 2015

Singapore is one of the popular countries and it is the suitable country to have healthiest life, in general, most of the travelers also like to take the Singapore travel, the South East Asia’s minute islands providing a marvelous entryway to Asia. Moreover, most the people like to travel Singapore, to get the pleasure of the sightseeing as well as journey. Here travelers can able to enjoy varies attractive places.

Fantastic Places To Visit In Singapore:

It is the wonderful place to find travel attractions, Singapore meant for its distinctive tradition, Chinese, Malay, and Tamil. It is the location and the divergences are renowned, griped as well as incorporated, weaving the community that is wealthy in a way of life. Here you may able to see varies cultural people. in general it is the most popular city in contrast with the adjoining Asia country and it is the most attractive county , it have wonderful features by the way it provides chances for the abroad visitors.

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Normally the modern and elegant infrastructure makes the commuting around a town too comfortable as well as easy. Singapore is a jostling, bustling city and it is the popular for varies activities, to take the Singapore travel there are lot of tips available. Singapore assorted blend of people and traditions flourishes next to each other. It is the ideal location for the people who like to visit the attractive places. A huge range of restaurants as well as hotels available here and it organize accommodations for company travelers, lavishness and like tourists.

Accommodation And Transport:

Singapore have all the facilities and it well connected with the transport , here you may catch a tax in the Singapore by just waving one down, or by just waiting at a different designated taxi pickup queue. There is lot of Travel Company available in the Singapore such as comfort cabs and the city cabs. The people in this region of Chinatown were specifically ready for Chinese New Year, with all arrangements that are grown for warming New Year. It is one of the best as well as beautiful travel location to visit. Here People can obtain whatever they want and it is considered as famous city for travelers.

Safety Tips:

To take the safe travel you may take the importance of the tips at the same time safety is much importance because it is the most essential factor to enjoy the safest travel. The most important things are that you have to take visa to go for the Singapore. In addition, your passport should at least six months validity. So be careful of your passport it is the most essential factor to take the Singapore travel, having passport is always important. In any situation if you missed your passport then you cannot allowed for the Singapore so you must take care of it. So keep your passport very safe with you. hence make use of these tips to take the Singapore travel.


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Best Spots in Japan

Travel Destination - Shelia - May 26, 2015

Check out the following places when you plan a visit to the fantastic Japan. Explore all the places and have fun with your beloved one.

Todaiji Temple

The Todaiji Temple in Nara is a feat of engineering. It is not only the world’s largest wooden building, it is home to the world’s largest bronze Buddha statue. Surrounded by beautiful gardens and wildlife, the Kegon school of Buddhism is centered here and the grounds hold many artifacts of Japanese and Buddhist history. Deer are allowed to freely roam the grounds as messengers of the Shinto gods.

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Tokyo Tower

The Tokyo Tower is a testament to the advancement of technology and modern life. Inspired by the Eiffel tower design, it is the second tallest man-made structure in Japan and functions as a communications and observation tower. Visitors can climb the tower for unparalleled views of Tokyo and the surrounding areas as well as visit shops and restaurants.

Tokyo Imperial Palace

The Emperor of Japan makes his home at the Tokyo Imperial Palace. It also functions as an administration center and museum to showcase Japanese art and history. The palace is set on the ruins of older castles that were destroyed by fire or war, and architects have honored the past by incorporating design elements of the different eras into the modern palace. The new palace is surrounded by traditional Japanese gardens and has many reception and function rooms to receive guests and welcome the public.

Mount Fuji

Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan at 3,776 meters (12,388 ft). The volcano’s exceptionally symmetrical cone is a well-known symbol of Japan and it is frequently depicted in art and photographs, as well as a popular tourist attraction for sightseers and climbers. An estimated 200,000 people climb Mount Fuji every year, 30% of whom are foreigners. The ascent can take anywhere between three and eight hours while the descent can take from two to five hours.

Golden Pavilion

Kinkaku-ji or the Temple of the Golden Pavilion is the most popular tourist attraction in Japan and Kyoto. The pavilion was originally built as a retirement villa for Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu in the late 14th century. Unfortunately, the pavilion was burnt down in 1950 by a young monk who had become obsessed with it. Five years later, the temple was rebuilt as an exact copy of the original. Emphasis is placed on the building and surrounding gardens being in harmony with one another. The pavilion is covered in gold leaf which highlights the reflection of the pavilion in the pond and the pond’s reflection on the building.

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Top Tourist Attractions in Japan

Travel Destination - Shelia - May 24, 2015

Japan is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. It is a unique blend of traditional and modern, with many temples and buildings from the past co-existing with modern achievements in architecture and technology. Visitors can be immersed in Japanese history and culture one day and get a glimpse of the future through technological developments the next. Almost all of the historical sites are still used for their original purposes while remaining open to the public. The natural beauty of Japan can be seen all year. In addition, Japan has one of the world’s lowest crime rates which makes it ideal for travelers. An overview of the top tourist attractions in Japan:

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Hiroshima Peace Memorial

The Hiroshima Peace Memorial is a haunting tribute to the lives lost when the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. Set in a park, the memorial features Genbaku Dome, the only building left standing in the vicinity after the bomb dropped. This harsh reminder of a world at war reminds visitors of the importance of human life and honors the victims so they will never be forgotten.

Jigokudani Monkey Park

Jigokudani Monkey Park is a famous hot spring area near Nagano,. The name Jigokudani, is due to steam and boiling water that bubbles out the frozen ground, surrounded by steep cliffs and formidably cold forests. It is famous for its large population of wild Snow Monkeys that go to the valley during the winter when snow covers the park. The monkeys descend from the steep cliffs and forest to sit in the warm hot springs, and return to the security of the forests in the evenings.

Kiyomizu-dera

The Kiyomizu-dera Buddhist temple is located in Eastern Kyoto and can be traced back as far as the year 798. An indoor waterfall fed from the outside river keeps the temple in harmony with nature and not one nail was used in construction. While locals used to jump off the edge to have a wish granted, modern visitors can enjoy the shrines and talismans and artwork on display without risking life and limb.

Himeji Castle

The Himeji Castle is considered the best existing example of Japanese castle architecture. It was fortified to defend against enemies during the feudal period, but it has been rebuilt many times throughout the centuries and reflects the different design periods. It survived the bombings of World War II and is frequently seen in domestic and foreign films, including the James Bond movie “You Only Live Twice”. The white exterior and design give the castle the appearance of a bird taking flight, earning the the castle the nickname ‘white egret castle’.

Great Buddha of Kamakura

The Great Buddha of Kamakura is a colossal outdoor representation of Amida Buddha, one of Japan’s most celebrated Buddhist figures. Cast in bronze, the Great Buddha stands at over 13 meters high and weighs nearly 93 tons. The statue reportedly dates from 1252. Although it originally was housed in a small wooden temple, the Great Buddha now stands in the open air as the original temple was washed away in a tsunami in the 15th century.

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Famous Underground Caves in the World

Travel Destination - Shelia - May 22, 2015

Caves have been explored throughout history. In prehistory they were used for shelter, burial, or as religious sites. Today researches study caves because they can reveal details of past climatic conditions. Cavers explore them for the enjoyment of the activity or for physical exercise. For the less adventurous, a number of the most beautifulunderground caves have been converted into show caves, where artificial lighting, floors, and other aids allow the casual tourist to experience the cave with minimal inconvenience.

Eisriesenwelt Cavec

The Eisriesenwelt (German for “World of the Ice Giants”) is largest ice cave in the world, extending more than 42km (26 miles). The cave is inside the Hochkogel mountain in the Tennengebirge section of the Alps in Austria. Eisriesenwelt was formed by a river, which eroded passageways into the mountain. The ice formations in the cave were formed by thawing snow which drained into the cave and froze during winter.

Reed Flute Cave

Reed Flute Cave known as “the Palace of Natural Arts” is located in the northwest of Guilin in southern China. According to a legend, Reed Flute Cave got its name because people believed that the reed by the cave’s mouth could be made into flutes. The limestone cave offers a majestic fairyland of stalactites, stalagmites, stone pillars, stone curtains, birds, plants and animals in fantastic shapes and colors.

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Cave of the Crystals

The Cave of the Crystals was discovered in 2000 by miners excavating a new tunnel for the Naica Mine in northern Mexico. The main chamber contains some of the largest natural crystals ever found in any of the underground caves around the world. The cave’s largest crystal found to date is 11 meters (36 feet) in length, 4 meters (13 feet) in diameter and 55 tons in weight. The crystals became so large because of the extremely hot temperatures inside the cave, reaching a steamy 58 degrees Celsius (136 degrees Fahrenheit), that allowed microscopic crystals to form and grow. The result is an underground cave that Superman fans have been looking for.

Puerto Princesa Underground River

The Puerto Princesa Underground River is located in a jungle covered mountain range on the northern coast of the island of Palawan in the Philippines. Until the 2007 discovery of an underground river in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, the Puerto Princesa Underground River was reputed to be the world’s longest underground river and is still the longest navigable underground river. The underground river is 8.2 kilometer (5 miles) long that winds through a spectacular cave before emptying into the South China Sea.

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Waitomo Caves

The Waitomo Caves are one of New Zealand’s top tourist attractions, located just outside the main Waitomo township. The underground caves are home to the famous Waitomo glowworms, tiny creatures that radiate their luminescent light. These glowworms are found exclusively in New Zealand and around the size of an average mosquito. Formed over 30 million years ago, Waitomo Glowworm Caves have majestic and ornate cave decorations, deep limestone shaft known as the Tomo and the equally magnificent Cathedral cavern known for its superb acoustics

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