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Posted May 30th, 2012 at 08:33am
Orlando is one of the most sought after tourist destinations for families in the world. Undoubtedly, theme parks compel families to plan cheap holidays to Orlando. If you are looking to save money, you can look out for eateries where you can get good food at lower price or you can visit the restaurants where kids can eat for free. Yes, you read it right. There are restaurants that offer free food for kids on few days of the week.
One such restaurant is Crave. If you are dining on Sundays, not only your kids can anything for free from the kids menu but you too, can have as much of crab legs and prime ribs as you want. Crave is an up-scale restaurant strategically located in Mall at Millenia. Modern d cor of the restaurant features gold and red booths in the main dining room with a capacity of accommodating 250 people. While enjoying Orlando holidays, if you are looking for luxury open air dining, you should not miss out on visiting Crave. The outdoor patio can accommodate 70 people at any point in time.
At Crave, events and gatherings can also be arranged. You can plan a family get together in restaurant's special 34-seater dining room. It also features full-liquor bar where you can sit back, sip your signature drink and enjoy shows and sports on large screens. Sushi Bar at carve is enough to add an oriental tinge to your cheap holidays in Orlando. Another place where you can kids eat for free is Andiamo Italian Bistro and Grille provided you are visiting from Thursday to Sunday. Kids can order anything from the kids menu without paying a penny provided you have purchased an adult entr e.
Andiamo Italian Bistro and Grille is located at the Hilton in the Walt Disney World. Some of the most popular items on the children's menu are breaded chicken fingers, spaghetti pomodori and grilled chicken breast with Broccolini. If you are visiting the restaurant for dinner, you can choose from wide array of pastas and pizzas. Popular appetizers that are served at the restaurant are Eggplant Rollini Calamari Fritti and Vongole in Bianco. Several people plan cheap holidays to Orlando especially to dine at this restaurant and sip their signature cocktails such as Mounds Bar, maple-Spiced Manhattan and Winter Pear Mojito.
On Tuesdays, visit Lone Star Steak house with your kids as this is the day when kids can eat for free. This offer is valid between regular business hours. This offer is also valid on Saturdays but only between 11 am and 4 pm. Budget travelers planning family holidays to Orlando must dine at this restaurant. Their menu consists of wide array of steaks. Most popular ones are New York Strip, San Antonio Sirloin and Cajun Ribeye. Coconut Shrimp, Texas Rose and Fried Green Beans are main highlights of the starters menu. while dining in the restaurant, don't miss out on trying its specialties such as Sweet Bourborn Salmon, Shrimp Dinner and maple Ancho Glazed Prok Chop.
Posted May 29th, 2012 at 12:57pm
Restaurants in Cairo offer great food. You can enjoy variety of Egyptian dishes and specialties of international delicacies.
While enjoying cheap holidays in Cairo, you cannot spend all day at pyramids. Whenever you feel hungry, you can hit the nearest restaurant to satiate your appetite with authentic Egyptian food or other dishes from around the world. If you are fond of seafood, you cannot afford to miss on dining at Aqua. This restaurant is known for offering delightful dining experience.
Aqua is strategically located by the River Nile. So, while having your meal in the restaurant, you can admire the panoramic view of the exuberant river. Their menu consists of numerous traditional seafood dishes in addition to several specialties of the house chef. The dining experience is enhanced by stylish décor comprises of extreme detailing. Another restaurant that can be considered while planning cheap holidays to Cairo is Abou el Sid. This sophisticated restaurant is located in Zamalek, one of the most popular tourist areas in the city. You should book a table before visiting the restaurant because this is one of the most visited restaurants in the city.
Next restaurant that should be there on your list is Khulkhal Arabian Restaurant. This Arabian restaurant was opened in 2007. It is situated on Maxim Compound and offers splendid views of the River Nile. It is surrounded by world class five star hotels and various attractions in Zamalek and Grater Cairo are just a drive away. The spacious restaurant can accommodate around 350 guests. Gradually, it is emerging a preferred venue to hold office meeting, private parties, birthdays and weddings. If you are looking to add Egyptian charm to your wedding, plan Cairo holidays and contact Khulkhal.
The menu of Khulkhal consists of Arabian specialties in addition to various Egyptian and Lebanese dishes. While going through the menu, you would also come across Moroccan and Gulf delicacies. You can enjoy lunch in an open air setting whereas during dinner, you can listen to Arabic Music. The restaurant also features entertainment shows such as belly dancing. The restaurant opens at 12:00 noon and serves its guests till 4:00 am. If you are looking to taste French cuisine while enjoying cheap Cairo holidays, you should be dining at Alain Le Notre.
This popular restaurant is famous around the world for offering delicious French cuisine. Items on their menu range from buttery croissants to glossy chocolate éclairs. Wide array of cakes and pastries keep people coming to this restaurant again and again. They are present at two locations within Cairo.
Posted May 28th, 2012 at 01:09pm
Hurghada is not only famous for its diving pursuits but for its gastronomy as well. There are several restaurants in the city that offer high quality food and top rated service.
Hurghada has emerged as one of the most sought after diving destinations not only in Egypt but in the world as well. Since the resort town is located by Red Sea, you never find dearth of refreshing sea breeze while enjoying cheap holidays in Hurghada. Undoubtedly, diving enthusiasts would never run out of options in the resort city. However, Hurghada is not only known for diving but for its food as well. There are number of restaurants you can choose from.
One of the most popular restaurants in Hurghada is Gamila Restaurant. Food lovers planning Hurghada holidays never miss out on adding this restaurant to the list of dining options. The menu of Gamila features an incredible blend of Egyptian and Lebanese delicacies. In other words, you need to be prepared to have some seriously spicy dishes. Apart from its food, the restaurant is also famous for its structure that gives a feel of Bedouin Tent. The spectacular design makes it one of the most beautiful restaurants in the city. The restaurant has an dedicated section where you can smoke shisha pipe.
Another restaurant that remains in the top preferences of people enjoying cheap Hurghada holidays is La Trattoria. This is one of those restaurants where you get best Italian food in the city. Dining experience in the restaurant is enhanced by its eclectic ambience. Their menu consists of wide array of salads, pastas and pizzas. If you are fond of seafood, you cannot afford to miss on visiting El Joker Seafood Restaurant. This seafood restaurant is famous for serving best seafood in the town. Fresh ingredients and authentic spices are being used to prepare the dishes.
The restaurant started as a stall in a street. But today, it has become one of the most sought after seafood destinations in Hurghada. They also serve delicious Egyptian food items. To add uniqueness to your dining experience, opt for outdoor terrace. Budget travelers planning cheap holidays to Hurghada cannot overlook La Gondola. This restaurant is not only famous for its food but for its reasonable prices as well.
The sophisticated restaurant is strategically located in a hotel in the Hilton Resort. While dining in the restaurant, you can admire the scenic beauty of the Red Sea. Some of the main highlights of their menu are meatballs and few Italian dishes. Summerland Restaurant is another restaurant in Hurghada that needs a mention. While dining in the restaurant, you must try lentil soup.
Posted May 26th, 2012 at 12:06pm
Luxor is known for its rich history. There are numerous sites that allows you to explore rich history of the region.
If you are interested in exploring the Egyptian history, Cairo is considered as the best place. However, this is not the only place to peep into the rich Egyptian past; you can plan holidays to Luxor as well. The city is home to some of the most prominent historical attractions in the country.
Luxor is home to number of temples. While visiting these temples, you get an opportunity to know about the religious streak of those times. One of the most prominent temples in the city is Luxor Temple. Large number of people plan cheap Luxor holidays especially to visit this temple. According to experts, this is the oldest temple in the city. It is known for its odd structure and surrounding Egyptian architectural structures. Remesses II is one of the surrounding structures. If you want to explore fine carvings, visit structure of Hatshepsut. The inner courts of the temple features Christian Roman image that depict the presence of Christianity during Egyptian era.
Another temple that creates an urge in tourists to spend cheap holidays in Luxor is Karnak Temple. This is not one temple but a complex with numerous temples. While strolling around, you would come across several folds of history blended at one places. You can explore the past of different time periods. These temples were built to worship several deities. But the most of these temples are dedicated to Amon or Amun. He was the greatest god for people lived in middle and new kingdom. Amon literally means ‘the hidden one.’ Karnak Temple was once connected to Luxor Temple through a canal.
Valley of the Queens is the historical site which is being ignored by several tourists despite carries great importance. While visiting this site, you would come across number of paintings on the walls. These paintings depict that women were underestimated during those times. Best example is Hatshepsut. In most of the paintings, women hold the shortest stick. Just few steps away, you would find Valley of the Kings which is more popular than the Valley of the Queens. This is a must visit site, if you are planning cheap holidays to Luxor especially to peep into the rich Egyptian past. Take a walk through the Valley of the Kings and admire the paintings on the walls that were created thousands of years ago. You would come across much detailed paintings that that of the Valley of the Queens.
Posted May 25th, 2012 at 12:30pm
Jamaica is known for its blend of beach life and metropolitan streak. But there are several small towns as well that allows you to enjoy your holidays in Jamaica in unique way.
You don’t t find a reason to visit Jamaica. The island country is one of the most prominent tourist areas in the Caribbean region. Most popular areas in the country are Negril, Ocho Rios and Kingston. But your visit to Jamaica would be incomplete without spending holidays in Montego Bay. These are the most popular towns in the country. However, there are several small towns as well that are worth visiting.
One of the most popular small towns in Jamaica is Port Antonio. This small yet intriguing town is just few kilometers away from Ocho Rios as well as from the capital city of Ocho Rios. Most of the people ignore this town. However, if you are looking to add uniqueness to your cheap holidays to Jamaica, you should visit this port town. It became one of the most popular port town 1880s when its sailings were higher than the Liverpool Port in England. Since 1950s, the town has emerged as one of the popular sites to shoot Hollywood movies. Main attractions in the town are Frenchman’s Cove, Blue Lagoon and New Marina. Activities you can indulge in while visiting Port Antonio are mountain biking, diving and caving.
Another port city that you should be visiting while enjoying holidays in Jamaica is Port Royal. This town has served as capital of Jamaica in 1600s as well as the most important port for the British Empire located on the eastern side of the North America. You can visit this port town to explore the rich past of Jamaica. While strolling around the town, you would come across cannons in addition to other weapons.
Johnny Depp starrer Pirates of Caribbean was filmed here in Port Royal. Next town that should be considered while planning holidays to Jamaicas is Mandeville. It is located just 65 miles away from Kingston. The picturesque town consists of stone buildings, green pastures and stone walled fields.
Town of Nine-Mile must be there on the list of your Jamaica holidays. Nine-Mile is the birthplace of Father of Reggae Music, Bob Marley. Music lovers never miss out on an opportunity to visit this town. While visiting Nine-Mile, you cannot afford to ignore the Mausoleum of Bob Marley. Another mausoleum dedicated to the artist is located in the capita city of Kingston. Apart from history of reggae and Rastafarian society, you can also enjoy Rastafarian foods and enjoy Red Stripe beer.
Posted May 25th, 2012 at 07:58am
Refreshing streak of Orlando water parks entices hundreds and thousands of families. If you have not experience the rejuvenating streak of these water parks, book flights to Orlando and show your kids another world of excitement and fun. One of the most popular water parks in the city is Wet 'n Wild.
Wet 'n Wild is known for its world class aquatic rides and slides. There are numerous multi passenger tube rides in the water park. You can feel the thrill of sliding into the waters from high rise slides. But it doesn't mean that there is nothing for kids in this world-renowned water park. There is a kids' park at Wet 'n Wild where you would come across smaller versions of rides that are meant for adults. Since the water park is a perfect place for adults as well as kids more and more people have started looking for cheap flights to Orlando especially to visit this water park. Some of the popular rides and slides in the water park are Disco H2O, The Flyer, The Storm, Der Stuka, Bubba Tub and Black Hole.
Disney's water park Typhoo Lagoon is another popular one in Orlando. It spans over 61 acres and does not only feature rides and slides but a lazy river and a saltwater snorkeling pool as well. One of the most popular highlights in the water park is a manmade watershed mountain known as Mt. Mayday. It features eight water slides and roaring streams. Most recent addition to the list of their thrilling rides and slides is Crush 'n Gusher. This water coaster has three slides. Other popular Humunga Kowabunga, Three rafting adventures, Storm Slides, shark reef and Ketchakiddee creek are other popular attractions at Typhoon Lagoon.
Flights to Orlando from UK are being booked in large numbers especially to spend an incredible time at the city's water parks. Another prominent water park in the city is Aquatica. It is strategically located in SeaWorld. Aquatica is notable for its 36 thrilling slides, six rivers, lagoons and gorgeous beach area. Popular rides in the water park are Bowl Ride, Double Raft Ride, Family Raft Ride and Triple-Drop Ride. You can have great time with your kids in Children's Area and Family Play Area. However, the iconic attraction in the park is Commerson's Dolphin Slides.
Next water park that remains on the list of people booking cheap Orlando flights is Discovery Cove. Top attraction in Discovery Cove is the Dolphin Lagoon. While visiting the cove, you can interact with bottlenose dolphins. You can hug them, kiss them and have the experience of your life. The water park has its own coral reef that allows you to take a closer at variety of marine creatures such as manta rays, sharks and barracudas. You can have relaxing time while excursing through tropical river and admiring natural beauty. If you are bird watcher book flights to Orlando from London and visit the Discovery Cove which is home to over 250 species of exotic birds.