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Posted August 27th, 2012 at 10:14am
Certainly, Orlando is the most prominent family destination in the USA. The city is home to largest number of theme parks and sometimes it is referred as Theme Park Capital of the World. Disney World Resort and Universal Studios are the most popular theme parks in the city. However, the attractions in Orlando are not only limited to theme parks. There are several other attractions that keep people booking Flights to Orlando.
Besides theme parks, other attractions that you can consider are gorgeous beaches, featured museums and lively nightlife. Cocoa Beach is an hour away from the city but still has become an integral part of the city. Its fine powdery sand is stretched for over five acres. This is one of the most happening beaches in the entire Florida. The peppy culture of the beach entices large number of beach lovers to book cheap Orlando flights. The beach is home to several beach clubs, bars and restaurants. You can enjoy your night while sipping your signature drink and enjoying groovy music and live music till wee hour.
Anther worth mentioning beach in the city is Daytona Beach. Best part is that minivans are allowed on the beach. Therefore, it has become one of the most sought after destinations for families to spend their weekends. Daytona has beachfront parks and water parks. Book Orlando flights and visit this beach to be a part of variety of activities such as banana boating, snorkeling, parasailing and jet skiing. While snorkeling, you can take a look at magnificent flora and fauna of the beach.
If you are interested in exploring the underwater world however, don't want to get into the water, Discovery Cove needs to be there on your priority list. This is an incredible place to interact with sea creatures. Bottlenose Dolphins are the major highlight of the facility. Discovery Cove is located amidst lush surroundings. Besides spending time with dolphins, snorkeling can also be enjoyed in the coral reef located within the facility. the reef features wide range of fish species and marine creatures.
Watersports lovers book cheap flights to Orlando especially to visit Orlando Watersports Complex. It features marine activities such as knee boarding, water skiing and wakeboarding. It isn't mandatory to be a profession to enjoy these activities as you can enroll for the training sessions. Greater Orlando Area also creates an urge in number of tourists. La Nouba is the most important attraction in this area. This contemporary circus represents fascinating acts such as juggling, aerial cradle, flying trapeze, cycle tricks and dropping acts of acrobats and gymnasts.
Posted July 26th, 2012 at 11:06am
Diving is not the only attraction in Hurghada. While dining in the city’s sophisticated restaurants, you can choose from wide array of national and international dishes.
If you think Egypt is only about rich past and pyramids, you are slightly wrong. Undoubtedly, pyramids are the iconic attraction in the country. However, Egypt is also known for its refreshing nature. To feel this natural refreshment, plan Holidays to Hurghada. Every year numerous people visit Hurghada to feel the thrill of diving in the turquoise blue waters.
While enjoying cheap holidays in Hurghada , you can satiate your hunger for thrill but the city is also famous among those looking to satisfy their appetite for delicious food. There are numerous sophisticated restaurants located all over the city. While dining in the restaurants, you can taste some of the succulent Egyptian dishes. But it doesn’t mean that you can’t get other food items in the city. You can easily find restaurants serving continental and oriental cuisines.
One of the most popular restaurants in the city is Al Dente Restaurant. It is strategically located in notable Hilton Hurghada Long Beach Resort. The resort is home to 912 fully furnished air-conditioned rooms. No matter in which room you are staying, you would never find yourself away from the refreshing waters as few rooms offer spectacular beach view and from others you can admire the lively pool.
While spending Hurghada holidays in this resort, you would never come across dearth of basic amenities. Some of these amenities are mini bar, private locker, TV set and 24-hours room service. The guest rooms have a private balcony from where you can admire spectacular sunsets. The resort is located by the Red Sea and has a private beach whose powdery sand is stretched for over 1100 meters. Al Dente is just about 20 minutes from the international airport. This is not the only restaurant in the resort. Lotus restaurant is also worth mentioning.
If you are planning cheap holidays to Hurghada, make sure Aladdin Restaurant is there in the itinerary. It is located in Le Meridian Hotel and is one of the most prominent restaurants in the city. Eclectic décor, top rated service and of course delicious food are the major highlights of the restaurants. While going through their menu, you would come across wide array of Egyptian and international dishes.
Seafood lovers cannot resist from visiting El Joker Seafood Restaurant while enjoying cheap Hurghada Holidays. A few years back, this restaurant was merely a roadside food stall. Today this air conditioned restaurant is known for serving mouthwatering seafood.
Posted July 16th, 2012 at 09:02am
Luxor is an Egyptian city where history and old architecture are worth exploring. While enjoying holidays in Luxor, you would come across temples, monuments and museums.
Luxor has become one of the most prominent tourist destinations in Egypt. List of attractions in Luxor is quite long. Cheap holidays in Luxor are the best way to peep into the rich Egyptian past. While strolling around the city, you would come across historical monuments, temples and structures.
If you are visiting the East Bank area, visiting Tod is a must. History breathes in every corner of Tod. It is located just a drive away from the city. It was built when Userkaf of Dynasty V was the ruler and was known as Tuphium and Djerty. It features modern entrance. It has several fascinating blocks and most notable highlight is a large granite slab that belongs to the original shrine of Userkaf.
Temple of Isis is another popular site located on the eastern bank of Luxor. Name of the temple means “the Lake of Horus.” Several history lovers plan cheap holidays to Luxor especially to visit this temple. It is strategically located behind Mamluke’s Mosque and Sheikh’s Tomb. Luxor is home to few museums as well.
Most prominent museum in the city is the Luxor Museum of Mummification. This is the first museum in Egypt that focuses on the subject of mummies. Your visit to the museum allows you to know about the complete process of mummification. This museum has become an integral part of cheap Luxor holidays. While taking a look at the exhibitions, you get an opportunity to know about the customs and rituals related to the burials. Exhibitions in the museum display mummies of a ram of Khnum, a crocodile and a cat.
Temples in the city also entice large number of tourists from around the world. Most popular temple in the city is Luxor Temple. According to experts, the temple was built during the reign of Dynasty XIII. It is the permanent venue for Opet Festival. Another worth mentioning temple that creates an urge in people to plan Holidays to Luxor is Karnak Temple. This is one of the most beautiful temples in the city. Since the temple is located by River Nile, you would experience freshness of the breeze while strolling around the temple.
Temple of Tuthmose III is known for its rich past. It is strategically located on a hill at Dier el-Bahri. On one side of the temple, you would find Temple of Mentuhotep and Temple of Hatshepsut on the other. Today, Temple of Mentuhotep serves as a museum. While visiting the temple-cum-museum, you would come across colorful reliefs and well-preserved blocks.
Posted July 10th, 2012 at 08:01am
Pyramids, Egyptian architecture and authentic ambience are few things that define Cairo in best possible. Plan holidays to Cairo to peep into the rich past of Egypt.
Cairo, the capital city of Egypt is one of the most important historical regions in the entire Africa. Every year hundreds and thousands plan cheap holidays to Cairo especially to visit the pyramids. Most popular pyramids are located in Giza. They are known as Pyramids of Giza. These pyramids are the oldest among Seven Wonders of the World. Most popular pyramids in Giza are Pyramid of Menkaure, Pyramid of Khafre and Pyramid of Khufu.
Cheap holidays in Cairo are not only limited to pyramids. There are several other attractions that are worth mentioning. Citadel always remains in the top priorities of people visiting the Egyptian capital city. Colloquially, it is known as Al-Qalaa. From the citadel, you can admire the panoramic views of the city. While strolling around the site, you would come across bastions, a mosque and a large stone fort.
One of the most important religious structures in the city is Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan. It is one of the largest mosques in the world. It depicts an incredible example of Islamic art as it is also accompanied by madrassas. Both, the mosque and the Sultan Hassan’s Mdrasa were completed in 1366. They were built with the stones from the pyramids. Cheap Cairo holidays are incomplete without visiting Cairo Tower. This is most notable modern architectural structure in the city.
From the top of the tower, you can take a look at the city extended beyond city center while enjoying your meal at the roof top restaurant. People enjoying Cairo holidays with their kids must visit this tower. Pharaonic Personal Analysis is meant for kids. It provides interesting personality analysis in addition to Egyptian hieroglyphics. These analysis are available in English as well as Arabic.
Statue of the Great Sphinx is another prominent attraction in the city. The lion like structure is one of the most remarkable icons of Egyptology. While taking a look at the structure, you would come across mythical creature that consists of head of a woman and body of a lion. According to expert, this limestone structure was built around 4000 years ago. Khan Al-Khalili is a must visit attraction for shopping buffs. This is one of the oldest markets in the country. If you can bargain, you can get quality stuff at much lesser price. Girls visiting the market must cover themselves properly to show respect for Islamic culture. From this market, you can buy variety of spices, jewelry items and choose from numerous souvenirs.
Posted July 04th, 2012 at 08:47am
Hurghada is one of the top tourist destinations in Egypt.
Beach lovers plan Hurghada holidays especially to add a refreshing tinge to their trip while visiting the gorgeous beaches. The city features public beaches as well as secluded sandy beaches. Honeymooners find their heaven at the tranquil beaches. One of the most popular sandy beaches in the city is Old Vic Village whereas Chill Beach is a cozy beach with few hammock and tropical huts. Another popular beach in Hurghada is Papas Beach Club.
Chill Beach is a must visit attraction for avid surfers and divers. The beach has spectacular coral reefs. Dive in to explore the magnificent world that exists underwater. Marine Biology Museum is another way to explore the rich flora and fauna of the Red Sea. The museum has emerged as one of the most prominent attractions in the city for those who don’t want to dive into the waters of the Red Sea. Take a walk through the museum to observe coral reefs and a wide array of fish species, turtles and several other aquatic creatures. People interested in knowing more about the history of marine life should plan cheap holidays to Hurghada and visit the Marine Biology Museum.
Hurghada Marina Boulevard is an integral part of Hurghada nightlife, dining and shopping. In other words, this boulevard is the hub of entertainment. While strolling around the area, you would come across street performers and magicians. Shopping buffs can choose from variety of branded merchandise. World renowned brands that are available in the boulevard are Adidas, Nike, Dockers, Seagull Sports, Cotton Wear and Dockers.
Party animals enjoying cheap Hurghada holidays can spend their nights at the Due Soli, Lodge Bar and Papas Beach Club. These are the places where you can drink and dance till the wee hours. Shopping can be enjoyed at Bazaar in El-Dahar. The lively market sets up in the Old Town. Besides shopping, the market is the best place to explore the local culture of the city. From shops and stores in the market, you can buy wooden tea tables, polished brassware and a variety of souvenirs. If you know the art of bargaining, you can get your favorite items at much lower prices.
A visit to Dolphin World completes cheap holidays in Hurghada. Families love to spend a day out at this facility and take a closer look at sea lions, dolphins and walrus. You can swim with the dolphins as well. A real treat for the family
Posted July 03rd, 2012 at 09:33am
Orlando is one of the best tourist cities in USA. The city is home to the most prominent theme parks in the world such as Disney World Resort, Universal Studios and SeaWorld Theme Park. Families from around the world book flights to Orlando to spend an incredible holiday with their kids. However, attractions in the city are not only limited to theme parks. There are several landmarks and monuments in the city that create an urge in people to visit the city again and again. Orlando City Hall is one of the most prominent landmarks in the city. The landmark is strategically located in City Hall Commons that spans over 5 acres. It was built for the American government in 1991, however, it is quite different from other government buildings in terms of architecture. The Terrace Gallery is strategically located in the City Hall and is a must visit site for art lovers. Exhibitions in the art gallery feature spectacular art works of national as well as international artists. Architectural lovers book cheap Orlando flights especially to take a look at the Bank of America Centre. The skyscraper is 404 feet high and is known for its eclectic blend of classic and contemporary architectural styles. The 28-storey building is the integral part of Orlando Skyline. Another popular skyscraper in the city is SunTrust Centre. This skyscraper is located in Orlando's Central Business District. Standing at 441 feet in height, this is the tallest building in the city.
One of the most unique structures in the city is Tupperware Tower. The 100-feet high tower is made from plastic Tupperware bowls. The tower depicts the importance of the company in America's history and contemporary culture. Architectural attractions in the city are not only limited to skyscrapers. Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum is not only known for its bizarre collections but also for its odd architecture. Its design gives a feel as if it is sinking into the ground. The museum always remains in the top priorities of families booking flights to Orlando from UK.
Orlando museum of art is one of the most prominent landmarks in the city. While visiting the museum, you can take a closer look at American art of 19th century, African arts and variety of traditional and contemporary arts. Nature lovers booking Orlando Flights must visit Big Tree Park. The park is home to one of the largest trees in America.