at the confluence of three rivers, the Saraswathi, the Ganga and the Yamuna,
Allahabad is a holy city of Uttar Pradesh, India. The city serves as the
headquarters of the Maha Kumbh Mela that
takes place once in 12 years. The astrologers calculate it as the most sacred
moment to participate in the “Holy Dip Program”.
sacred place of Sangam is the place where the most revered event of the Hindus
takes place: the Kumbh Mela. It is located about 7 km from the municipality of
civil lines of the city. The term ‘Sangam’ is a Sanskrit word, meaning
Confluence. This is the place where tourists can witness the amalgamation
of three of the most sacred rivers in the Hindu mythological:
Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati.
the union, visitors can clearly see the brown waters of the Ganges and the pure
waters of the Yamuna merging into … Read the rest
When you fly into
Bangkok, it can be a good idea to plan out some cool things to do while staying
there. The city can be whatever you want it to be, based on the experiences you
choose to have. It’s not necessary to follow the normal tourist path if you
don’t wish to.
Here are three things
to do while in Bangkok that are fun and interesting.
See the Reclining Buddha
The Reclining Buddha at
Wat Pho is a major
tourist attraction that’s worth the time investment. The Buddha statue is an imposing
figure at forty-six meters deep by fifteen meters in height. The statue is
carefully clothed in gold leaf which is more impressive the closer you get to
this gleaming vision. Needless to say, it’s not necessary to be a Buddhist to
enjoy a visit to the Wat Pho temple.
Thailand may not be known as a popular destination for
family trips, but that doesn’t mean it is not a destination to consider. While cities
like Bangkok and historic sites in Chiang Mai are great for solo travelers and
couples, they are just as rich and rewarding when you are traveling with
There are also destinations that allow the entire family to
relax and enjoy the country’s beautiful landscape. Attractions like Chiang Mai
Night Safari will certainly get kids excited. Before you hop on a plane to
Thailand with the family, there are some more tips and tricks to keep in mind.
Going on an extended
holiday is always fun. You have more time to explore interesting attractions
and visit various cities as you travel for more than the standard two weeks.
There are some great destinations to visit too, especially if you are looking
for places with plenty of new things to try.
For an extended
holiday on a budget, Southeast Asia is the region you want to visit. Cities in
this region are famous for being affordable for international travelers on a
budget. There are also a lot of new things to try and incredible experiences to
absorb. So, which cities are best for you?
Phuket is a popular
destination among budget travelers for all the right reasons. While a trip to
Phuket will not put a lot of stress on your budget, you can still enjoy a good pampering
and spend days exploring the … Read the rest
Few things are better than being able to head off to a tropical island
for a family vacation. You get to spend your days having some fun in the sun,
and there are plenty of activities to enjoy both on land and in the water. But
with so many beautiful islands to choose from all over the world, where should
your next exciting adventure take place? Check out this list of four of the best islands
for a family vacation to get some ideas.
The great thing about Guam is that it is an island that has a little
something for everyone. Want to lounge on a beautiful beach and go snorkeling
in the clear, warm water? You got it. Want to go hiking in the great outdoors?
No problem. Want to check out amazing historical sites? You can do that too.
There is no … Read the rest
Are you planning on a vacation in Thailand
sometime in the near future? If so, there are some things about the food in
Thailand which you should be aware of. Of course, it is well known that Thai
food is a lighter Asian cuisine, i.e. not as heavy as most Chinese dishes, and
Thai food is amazingly aromatic due to the spices they use regularly like
lemongrass and Thai basil. However, many of the most popular Thai dishes are
also made with ingredients like peanuts, which cause allergies in a significant
amount of people. Are you allergic to peanuts? If so, here is some of what you
should know before setting foot on land.
When staying in
Bangkok, it’s good to have a plan for each day. Otherwise, there’s too much to
do and it’ll be difficult to decide on the day’s activities. Firstly, get your
accommodation sorted and make sure it’s close to the attractions you want to
For boutique luxury accommodations
in a sociable hostel setting, Siam Hostel Bangkok is a great option. It is close to a number of
shopping centers and other places of interest. This makes it very conveniently
situated for guests who wish to get the most out of the city but not spend a
fortune on transportation to get back to their room.
Here are several
enjoyable activities to consider while in Bangkok.
We’ve talked about several countries and top destinations to
visit in Southeast Asia in the last few articles. Thailand is one of the best
countries to visit if you are looking for a culturally-rich holiday experience.
Even in big cities like Bangkok, you will find many interesting traditions and
local wisdom as you explore Thailand.
Bangkok is an interesting city to explore. The city has
something for everyone; it is home to great street food, hundreds of
interesting shops to browse through, and so many more attractions to keep you
entertained throughout the trip. It even has a great nightlife and the best
parties. These tips and tricks will help you enjoy Bangkok even more.
Take Your Time
Bangkok is not the city you fall in love with when you first
arrive. It is not as beautiful as Paris or as charming as Amsterdam. Bangkok is
more … Read the rest
So, you’ve always wanted to vacation in Bali, where the temperatures are always warm
enough to enjoy the lovely beaches. However, you are looking for more than just
a seaside resort because there are plenty of those much closer to home. For
example, no matter where you live in the United States, there is an ocean to
your east or west and typically within a short enough distance to reach in a
matter of a couple hours by air. Why, then, would you want to go to Seminyak
Beach in Bali if the water was the only attraction? You probably wouldn’t! Here
are some of those exciting things to do and see near Seminyak Beach that make
this an ideal destination for an affordable luxury vacation.
Elephants have always
held a special fascination by people young and old. Children love seeing them
in the circus and when they are given a chance to ride one, that is something
they will never forget all the days of their lives. But, have you ever wondered
why elephants are so fascinating other than their sheer enormity? If you have a
lifelong interest in elephants, there really are few places left on earth where
you can actually still see them in their natural habitat. Wouldn’t you like to
see them in as close a setting as possible while you still have the chance?
Whether elephants are
fascinating to you or not, there is one thing which should interest you and
that is the fact that these amazing creatures are now at, or near, the top of
most of the world’s endangered species lists. Consider African … Read the rest