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Posted May 24th, 2012 at 09:29am
Cairo is best known for its pyramids. But numerous tourists plan Cairo holidays to explore intriguing history and magnificent arts of the city.
The name Cairo is enough to create an impression of pyramids in our minds. Undoubtedly, pyramids are the most prominent attraction in the city. But it doesn’t mean that cheap holidays in Cairo have only one attraction i.e., pyramids. Cairo, the capital city of Egypt is known for its rich past and intriguing arts. There are numerous art galleries and museums in the city that allow you to peep into rich arts and history of Egypt.
The Egyptian Museum is the most popular museum not only in Cairo but in the entire Egypt as well. Every year number of history lovers plan cheap Cairo holidays especially to visit this museum and explore the rich history of Egypt. This museum was opened in 1902 and today, features over 120,000 items. Main highlight of the museum is Royal Mummy Room which consists of 9 royal mummies belong to Pharaonic times. One of the most recently discovered mummies which is exhibited in this room is the mummy of Queen Hatshepsut.
Interior of the museum features ground and first floor. The ground floor features magnificent collection of coins and papyrus. While taking a closer look at these pieces that are made from bronze, gold and silver, you would come across several languages embedded on them. Few of these languages are Latin, Arabic and Greek. On the first floor, you can explore the artifacts and historical items related to the last two dynasties of Ancient Egypt. Take a day out from your Cairo holidays and visit this museum to explore tombs of several Pharaohs and artifacts collected from the Valley of the Kings.
If you are an art lover, you should start your excursion from the Townhouse Gallery. This gallery was established in 1998 with a goal to promote contemporary arts. The gallery is strategically located in the Car Mechanic’s district in the downtown area. All through the year, the gallery features over 12 annual exhibitions. Few artists who have exhibited their works in this art gallery are Youssef Nabil, Susan Hefuna, Ahmed Askalany, Omar Ghayyatt, Rehab El Sadek and Nader Sadek. While taking a closer look at these exhibitions, you can appreciate spectacular works of young artists as well.
Another art gallery that can be considered while planning cheap holidays to Cairo is Safar Khan Art Gallery. Your visit to this gallery allows you to appreciate the spectacular art works of artists such as Seif Wanly, Ragheb Ayad, Mahmoud Mokhtar, Khaled Hafez and Katherine Bakhoum.
Posted May 23rd, 2012 at 07:45am
One of the most prominent attractions in the Orlando is Orange County Convention Center. Every year number of tourists plan cheap Orlando holidays to be a part of trade shows and garden and home events. No matter in which season you are visiting Orlando, you would find a show or event going on in the convention center. One of the most popular shows that you can enjoy in the convention center is Central Florida Home and Garden Show.
If you are planning a renovation or remodeling your house, you should plan cheap holidays to Orlando for the month of April. It is because during this month Orange County Convention Center features one of the largest consumer home and garden exhibitions in the region known as Central Florida Home & Garden Show. While being a part of this show, you can shop for best furniture. Best part is that you can compare the price and characteristics of a particular item before buying and can save hefty amount of money in this manner. Several people plan Orlando holidays for the month of April so that they can be a part of this show and save on their next home improvement project.
This three days long event entices more than 500 exhibitors from renowned players of home improvement industry. You would find number of celebrity guests and experts giving home improvement tips. Several exhibitors also feature demonstrations on garden improvement as well. You would also come across number of products that inspire you for renovation and remodeling. You can obtain tickets online for the event and enjoy holidays in Orlando without facing any hassles. On site parking is available. You can check if a discount is available that suit your profile. There are timings when entry to the event is free. Therefore, before visiting go through the information on the internet.
Another popular event that takes place in the city is Orlando Home Show. This annual events take place in the month of October. Like Central Florida Home & Garden Show, you need Orange County Convention Center to be a part of Orlando Home Show. It also run on the course of three days and features 500 invitees that represents over 50 home improvements items and product lines. You will find exhibitors giving out pamphlets, samples and few lucky ones get goodies and freebies as well. You can order the items that you like on the spot. If you are planning holidays to Orlando to participate in this show, you can make note of creative ideas that are being suggested by the experts.
People in the business of real estate plan cheap holidays in Orlando especially to be a part of event known as street of dreams. This is one of the most popular premier luxury home shows in the entire USA. While participating in this event, you can know about the latest home and interior design trends. Since you would be walking for hours from one stall to another, you should be wearing comfortable shoes and clothes.
Posted May 22nd, 2012 at 11:42am
Hurghada is notable for its diving pursuits. But the city is about several other attractions as well. Plan holidays to Hurghada to explore its other facets.
Hurghada is one of the prime diving destinations in Egypt. Large number of marine activities lovers plan cheap holidays in Hurghada to be a part of thrilling aquatic adventure in the Red Sea. While diving in the warm waters, you can take a closer look at wide variety of fish species and other sea mammals in addition to exuberant underwater vegetation. There are several hotels in the city that offer diving tours.
In case, you are new to the sport, you can find hotels that offer diving classes. If you are planning cheap Hurghada holidays especially for diving, you cannot afford to miss on visiting Makadi Bay. It is just 35 kilometers away from city. This beach has emerged as paradise for divers and snorkelers as it located in Red Sea Riviera. Best part is that the long stretch of sandy beach is home to quality four-star and five-star hotels. No matter whether you are vacationing in Hurghada or in Luxor, you can visit this bay to be a part of exquisite diving and snorkeling excursions.
Another bay in Hurghada is Soma Bay. It is located in the south of the city and you just need to drive for 45 kilometers to reach the bay. You won’t face any difficulty in finding accommodation near Soma Bay as it is home to some of the most popular hotels in the world. Few of them are Inter-Continental, Hyatt Regency, Sheraton and Robinson Club. This bay has become an integral part of cheap holidays to Hurghada as it located between sea and desert. Besides breathtaking natural beauty, the bay is also famous for its world class PGA golf course.
Golf course at the Soma Bay is among the top ten golf courses in the world. So, for expert golfers, visiting this course is a must. But it doesn’t mean that if you’re a novice, there is nothing for you in the course. Another worth visiting area in the outskirts that you should be visiting while enjoying Hurghada holidays is El Gouna. This town is also known as the Venice of Egypt as it consists of several small islands connected with beautiful bridges. The town also features number of artificial lagoons. Its proximity to number of luxurious hotels makes it one of the best tourist areas near Hurghada. You would also come across small hotels that suit every budget. Touristic streak of El Gouna is completed by sophisticated restaurants, bars and outdoor cafes.
Posted May 22nd, 2012 at 07:58am
Are you looking for a soothing vacation away from bustling city life? If you are nodding your head in yes, plan holidays to Maldives, one of the prime beach destinations in the world. Because of refreshing beaches, unspoiled atmosphere, number of aquatic activities and spectacular sunsets make Maldives a prominent honeymoon destination. If you are planning your honeymoon, keep Maldives in your top priorities.
There are several things that give you reasons to plan cheap holidays to the Maldives. While planning vacations, you can choose from wide variety of all inclusive resorts. Arguably, one of the most popular resorts in the country is Four Seasons. This resort is strategically located at Kuda Huraa Maldives. Another worth considering resort is Royal Lulur. More and more honeymooners start preferring this resort so that they can be a part of traditional bridal ritual consists of Balinese Massage.
If you are planning holidays to the Maldives especially to feel the magnificence of soothing atmosphere, The W Retreat & Spa needs to be your choice. This fabulous property is owned by Starwood Group. The resort is not only famous for its spas but also for its plunge pools and intimate sundecks. Scarcity of sophisticated and cozy dining and entertainment options is not known to this beautiful resort. If you are fond of diving but new to the sport, The W Retreat & Spa offers scuba diving classes. Be a part of these classes to learn diving techniques so that you can take a look at the underwater beauty without any hesitation.
Apart from diving, fishing is another popular activity that compels anglers from around the world to plan cheap holidays to Maldives. While fishing in the waters of Maldives, you can catch variety of fish species such as wahoo, Marlin, tuna, swordfish and barracuda. You can also be a part of the sport fishing tours. Maldives is incomplete without beaches. Since Maldives consists of number of islands, you would come across large number of beaches offers variety of activities.
Most popular island in the country is Kuredu Island. It has few must-visit palm fringed beaches. Since it can be reached in 40 minutes from the capital city of Male, it has emerged as one of the most visited islands in the country. For adventure cravers, the island is nothing less than a paradise. You can indulge in variety of activities such as swimming, snorkeling, diving and kayaking. At Lhaviyani Atoll, you would find two wrecks that make it an apt diving site.
Another island that you consider while planning Maldives holidays is Nalaguraidhoo Island. White sand, turquoise blue waters and surrounding natural beauty are few things that make it one of the most popular islands in the country. Colloquially, the beach is known as Flower of the Indies. It has a reef system which has transformed into an incredible snorkeling and diving destination. While diving into the warm waters, you would come across variety of fishes and number of other aquatic creatures. Kayaking and Windsurfing are other activities that can be enjoyed while vacationing in Nalaguraidhoo Island.
Posted May 21st, 2012 at 12:16pm
Hotels in Jamaica are known for their quick service and world class hospitality. You can easily find hotels located by the beach.
Jamaica is the most prominent tourist destinations in the Caribbean. While planning Holidays to Jamaica, it’s obvious that beaches would be at the top of your mind. However, what about accommodation? If you don’t want to miss the beach scene even for a minute, you can easily find hotels located on the beach. While staying in such hotels, you can enjoy beach views from almost every room.
Jamaica Inn is the hotel that always remains at the top of the priority list of the tourists planning cheap holidays to Jamaica. This hotel was established in 1950 and since then it has been rated as one of the top notch hotels in the island country. It is located in Ocho Rios and spans over 600 acres. Main highlight of the hotel is its private beach which is stretched for 700 foot. Sit on the powdery and take a look at the serene beauty of the nature. If you want to explore more of nature, consider spending time in lush gardens that are full of tropical flowers, bougainvillea, jacaranda trees and palms.
At Jamaica Inn, dinner is served between 1930 and 2130 hrs. From July to March, every Tuesday night is celebrated as Lobster Night when food is full of dishes made from lobsters. Snorkeling and diving tours are offered by the hotel. People thinking of planning holidays in Montego Bay would never run out of options when it comes to accommodation. Paradise Resorts Jamaica is one of the top notch hotels in Montego Bay. This hotel has emerged as one of the most preferred venues for birthday parties, wedding ceremonies, anniversaries, parties, corporate events and church conventions. Its proximity to Doctors Cove Beach makes it one of the most popular hotels in the region.
If you are looking for accommodation in capital city of Kingston, you cannot ignore Wyndham Kingston. This beautiful hotel is strategically located on the heart of the Financial District. Therefore, businessmen enjoying holidays in Jamaica, prefer to stay at this hotel. Best part is that it is just 35 minutes away from Norman Manley International Airport.
You can choose from 303 guest rooms and suites. Another hotel that you can consider while planning Jamaica holidays is Jamaica Palace Hotel. This is one of the most luxurious hotels in the country. It is also known for its sheer elegance. Several private coves and beaches are located at a walking distance from the beach. Restaurants in the hotel offer Caribbean as well as Continental cuisine.
Posted May 19th, 2012 at 01:58pm
To explore the beauty of the Egypt there are number of historic sites but if you want to experience unmatchable luxury, stay in Luxor hotels where dearth of luxury is not known.
Luxor holidays are much more than temples and historic architecture. If you are looking to enjoy your vacation without compromising on the luxury factor, there are number of hotels, you can stay in. One of the most popular hotels in the city is Sofitel Karnak Luxor. While staying in this hotel, you would never find yourself away from refreshment of nature as it is strategically located by River Nile.
More and more people have started booking accommodation in this hotel while planning cheap holidays to Luxor especially because of its proximity to City Center and Karnak Temple. Besides luxurious accommodation, the hotel also features some of the most popular restaurants in the city. In other words, you stay in Sofitel allows you to enjoy delicacies of Egypt and other international cuisines. O Nile Restaurant is among the most popular ones. Apart from enjoying delicious meal, you can also admire the beautiful view of the Nile. If you are looking for variety, don’t miss out on visiting OPET which is famous for serving Tex Mex, Asian and Italian dishes in addition to traditional Egyptian food.
Another popular hotel among tourists enjoying cheap holidays in Luxor is Pyramisa Isis Hotel and Suites Luxor. This luxurious hotel is managed by Pyramisa Resorts. This five-star hotel has six floors and features 435 deluxe rooms. Most of these rooms offer panoramic view of Nile. There are two refreshing swimming pools where you can spend few relaxed moments. The hotel also features four restaurants and two bars. Luxor Temple is less than a mile away from the hotel. Other attractions that are just a drive away from Pyramisa Isis are Karnak Temple, Luxor Museum and Colossi of Memnon.
Pavillon Winter Luxor is one of the top notch five star hotels in Luxor. This hotel has emerged as one of the top notch choices among those looking for luxurious accommodation while planning cheap Luxor holidays. Lavish rooms are full of luxury. You can get service anytime you want. It has three sophisticated restaurants where you can dine with your kids as well as with your soul mate. In case, you are looking for low-key dining options, you can opt for café located within the hotel premises. Some of the activities you can indulge in while staying in this hotel are swimming, billiards and tennis. Multilingual staff at the front desk assists you with your queries and strives to offer the best service.