Apr 112016
 
Top 5 Safest Places to Travel in the World

With recent suicide bombings and terrorism hitting countries all over the globe, countless travelers are asking the same question: where is it safe to travel? Well, considering that the world is becoming more interconnected every day and political struggles are transcending borders, that’s a relative question. It really depends on when, where and how you travel. So many factors affect safe travels but besides consulting the U.S. State Department Travel Alerts, and Warnings, travelers can also consider the Global Peace Index when making travel plans. […]

Dec 302015
 
New Year 2016: Top Destinations to Visit On New Year's Eve in India

As 31 December, 2015, when it is time to bid farewell to the past year and welcome a new one, comes closer, people are browsing through the Internet and taking suggestions from party buffs for the right venues to spend the first minutes of 2016. However, there will be those people who would have booked tickets to celebrate the new year out of station. Apart from parties in metropolitan cities, including Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Bengaluru, there are several beautiful destinations in India […]

Oct 282015
 
Dublin ranks 3rd best city in the world to visit in 2016: Travel Guide

Dublin has been named the third best city in the world to visit next year by the travel guide, Lonely Planet. The city is described as a location that “pulsates with youthful vibrancy”. Lonely Planet says that among the reasons that Dublin features so high on the list is the events planned for the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising. Contributed By Sonia Narula

Oct 062015
 
Taj Mahal World’s Top 5 Travel Hotspots List

The Taj Mahal has made it to the top five of a prestigious new list of the world’s best tourist attractions. Taj 3Lonely Planet’s “Ultimate Travelist” ranks the historic mausoleum built in Agra by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as the fifth most attractive travel hotspot in the world and describes it as a “magnificent Mughal masterpiece”. According to the list, the architectural perfection is reached beginning with “acres of shimmering white marble. Add a few thousand semi-precious stones, carved and inlaid in intricate Islamic patterns. […]

Sep 262015
 
Chengdu, a metropolis in southwest China, becomes world's top tourist destination

Chengdu, a metropolis in southwest China as a world tourist destination and shopping center, is expected to have more global visitors. New York Times recommended in January 52 places to go in 2015, with Chengdu one of the must-gos. More than a hundred giant pandas reside in Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, a center took its start in 1987 when six wild pandas were rescued. Now it is a non-profit organization specializing in panda protection, research and breeding. Contributed By Sonia Narula

Jun 152015
 
World's Top 10 Favourite Landmarks

The world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor, has revealed its users’ favourite global landmarks. Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Mosque made fourth place on the list. 1. Angkor Wat, Cambodia The temple complex in Cambodia is the world’s largest religious monument and one of its most important. It’s situated within the UNESCO-protected Angkor Archaeological Park, which stretches over 400 square kilometres and contains the remains of the ancient Khmer Empire. 2. Machu Picchu, Peru Named as one of the new Seven Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu […]

Jun 062015
 
Taj Mahal ranks among the top three landmarks in the world

Travellers from across the globe have ranked Taj Mahal among the top three landmarks in the world, a leading travel websits. According to TripAdvisor’s 2015 Travellers Choice Attractions Awards, Taj Mahal was ranked third in the list of top landmarks. The top two places were taken by Machu Picchu in Peru and Angkor Wat in Cambodia respectively. Built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his late wife Mumtaz Mahal, the white marble mausoleum in Agra is also a symbol of enduring love. Contributed […]

May 182015
 
India's Budget Destinations for Backpackers

Backpacking is every travellers dream, and when it can be done on a small budget, nothing like it! If you are a fan of the thrill and adrenaline kick that backpacking across the country provides, you need to check out these amazing 11 destinations. They are not only beautiful, but also easy on the pocket. 1. Goa Considered to be the tourist haven of the country, Goa has something to offer visitors of all budget ranges. It is a great place to backpack as you […]

May 142015
 
Top 5 Summer Vacation Destinations in India

Summer vacations are just round the corner and many are looking to escape the heat as the summer sun beats down on all and sundry. People are packing their bags and getting ready to leave the the hustle bustle of the cities to enjoy the beautiful tourist spots that are getting ready for the people to start pouring in this holiday season. Here is a list of the top destinations that people head for every summer: Shimla The favourite of every Delhiite this hill station […]

May 082015
 
Spain becomes world's best friendliest country for tourists

Spain has been named the world’s friendliest country for tourists. According to the biannual World Economic Forum The Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2015, Spain has the right elements for a great tourist experience – ‘outstanding attractions’, ‘excellent’ culture, entertainment and infrastructure – making it the third most-visited country in the world. The country recorded approximately 60.6 million arrivals in 2013; a figure that reflected the surge in foreign tourists from China, Brazil and Mexico, the reports states. Contributed By Sonia Narula

Apr 282015
 
Top Tourist Destinations in the World

Rome has the great Colosseum, Giza has glorious pyramids and New York City has the Statue of Liberty. These popular tourist sites are big draws but where are world travelers really going? According to data from Euromonitor International’s latest “Top City Destinations Ranking,” which tracks international tourist arrivals for 100 major cities around the world, Hong Kong is the world’s most visited city with 25.6 million tourists each year. That’s a 7.6 percent increase from last year. Hong Kong already suffers from high population density […]

Mar 242015
 
Top 5 Most Beautiful Waterfall Destinations in India

Waterfalls have always been a place for romance. Many a passionate scene has been shot under the waterfalls and they look exquisite. Not only are they majestic, but also nature at its best. India has some picturesque waterfalls all around the country. Here is a list of five of the most beautiful falls in the country. Chitrakote Waterfalls Located in Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh, it is the widest fall in India, about 300 metres (980 ft). Because of its shape, it has been named the ‘the Small […]

Mar 052015
 
Germany among the world’s top travel destinations

For the fifth time in a row, Germany has achieved a new record in terms of overnight stays by international visitors, thereby strengthening its position within the worldwide competition. In 2014 foreign visitors accounted for 75.6 million overnight stays in Germany, according to figures released by the Federal Statistical Office, marking an increase of five percent on the preceding year. Petra Hedorfer of the (DZT) National German Tourist board announced these new figures on Wednesday at the International Tourism Fair in Berlin. Contributed By Sonia […]

Jan 132015
 
Spain's Malaga becomes 2nd top city in the world to visit in 2015: Survey

MALAGA has been hailed as the second top city to visit in the world in 2015 by Rough Guides. The beautiful Andalucian port is in the midst of a booming cultural revival, and the renowned travel guide has picked it out as one of the world’s hottest travel destinations for the coming year. The annual top 10 rankings are headed by Johannesburg in South Africa, with New Orleans in third place and, perhaps more surprisingly, Birmingham in England makes the list in ninth place. Top […]