Friday, December 19, 2008

Popular places of interest and attractions in Singapore

Singapore, a dynamic city, is rich in color and contrast with a blend of art, architecture, cuisines and culture. The people of Singapore are descendants of immigrants from China, Malay, Srilanka and India. Though all these have acquired the identity of Singaporeans, but they follow the customs, festival and practices of modern and traditional mix.

Singapore is the epitome of fusion of the East and the West, from serene gardens to sleek skyscrapers and from exotic ethnic enclave to efficient business centre. It is counted as one of the best holiday destinations with friendly and welcoming people and state of art infrastructures. Passport and visa are must for the foreigners visiting Singapore, whether it is for tourists’ purpose or for some business purpose.

Some of the popular places of interest in Singapore are mentioned below

Jurong Bird Park

It is the largest bird park of South east Asia, providing habitat to more than 8000 birds of 600 species form different parts of the world. It is the world’s largest collection of South American Toucans and Southeast Asian Hornbills and the world’s second largest penguin exhibit. It also organizes daily shows of birds of prey, Jurong Bird Park All Star Bird Show, Breakfast with birds and Penguin feeding time.

Night Safari

It is one of the well known attractions of Singapore, where you can come across one eyed rhinoceros or hear the howls of a pack of striped hyenas. It is a habitat for 1200 animals with more than 100 exotic species. It is a wild adventure for the tourist to explore.

National Museum of Singapore

It is one of the architectural gems with each of its two levels representing Greek Classical architecture and reconstruction of historical scenes and events displaying development of Singapore from sleepy fishing villages to the present day metropolis. Another exhibition shows the world of Chinese family with elaborate Peranankan finery and furnishing. One of the other famous attractions in it is Children’s discovery gallery, which manifest Singapore’s cultural heritage and performing arts. Beside it, Singapore offer number of museums to entertain tourists.

Singapore Zoological Gardens

Singapore zoo is haven for both visitors and animals. There are more than 2000 creatures in landscaped enclosures, thus replacing cages. Some of the special attractions included in it are interaction of kids with animals, thus enjoying excellent playgrounds, penguin gallery; air conditioned polar bear, miniature railway and six island primate garden.

Beside it, there are many attractions in Singapore, which attract lot of tourists towards itself. Book you hotel in advance and enjoy the trip to the fullest extent.

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Amplifying Singapore tourism-an important factor of nation’s economy

All those who are planning for a holiday in Asia, Singapore form the main choice of millions of tourists. Sometimes the number of tourists even exceeds the number of people in the city. Excellent modern infrastructure, cleanliness, ethnic cultural groups and friendly environment all contribute in attracting and welcoming Singapore tourism. It presents a unique tourists destination in itself, right from the food, amusements parks, gardens, museums to vibrant nightlife and sightseeing. It is difficult to unravel all the attractions of Singapore, but some of them are worth visiting.


Singapore map provide you some useful information to tourists regarding their itinerary tour to Singapore. Under water world present spectacular scenes that leaves it imprints in the mind of tourists. Dugong, a Sea cow entertains its visitor with its acrobatic movements. One can even observes the series of interactive, feeding and training sessions, which demonstrate their natural abilities of tail-walking synchronization. World’s premier night zoo- Night Safari, is world renowned. It holds many surprises, more than 1200 animals of 110 exotic species.

Beach and Nature lovers will find immense pleasure on Sentosa Island. It is a fun paradise among the many exciting attractions – entertainment by day and night, dancing fountain, history and culture come alive, manicured garden, lush green surroundings to explore, and two challenging international 18-hole golf courses with scenic undulating views. Today, Sentosa is a recreational haven, which boasts of its kaleidoscopic range of attractions and activities catering to wide range of audience.


The Changi Museum brings something for historians. In order to honor the spirit and commitment of warriors, this museum inspires future generation to appreciate the heroic and inspirational stories that took place in Changi. Some parks and gardens, either botanical or zoological are really superb. Not only these, but there are many more attraction and ethnic groups places which in addition of representing cultural diversity, also offers lot of excitement and special cuisines for the tourists.

This tourists’ favorite destination provides superb choices of accommodation before its travelers. With increasing tourism to the country, numbers of hotels are also increasing to cater to the needs of their clients. Visit hotel map of Singapore, present on various sites to look into location of hotels and resorts in Singapore, so that you could make your right decision for the stay according to your needs. There is wide range of hotels in Singapore, ranging form cheap hotels to star luxury hotels that cater to the needs of clients on the basis of their budget.

By- Nancy Eben

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

India travel- an exciting trip

No doubt that traveling is a fun and travel to different parts of the world can really be exciting. India travel add fun, excitement and adventure to your trip as there is lot for travelers to explore in this diverse nation. Last year, on confirming up for passport and visa information, I made my trip to India, which really standout and left it imprints on the screen of my mind and caution.

I stayed in one of the hotels of New Delhi, the capital city. There was much to explore in its forts, monuments and high rise buildings. In addition to it, there are many places to visit in this peninsular mainland. Goa, the beach destination, Agra, the house for beautiful Taj Mahal, Kerala for backwater, Kashmir for natural beauty and many other sites in different cities were really amazing. The architectural beauty, designing and carving of several historical building is really awesome.

Sunday, January 20, 2008

Kind of food people like to eat in Slovakia

There is no such slovakia food / cuisine which is well known all over the world like Chinese or Italian But there are meals which that encounter most of the Slovakia recipes than all over the world.

Traditional food in Slovakia: Potatoes, wheat flour, cow and sheep cheese, cabbage, onions and garlic are the bases of the traditional food in Slovakia.


Rice does not grown in Slovakia but it is also the part of Slovakia Kitchen ( It is imported and widely used food in Slovakia ) You will often encounter beans, corn, lentils and other vegetables

Meats in Slovakia: - Pork, beef, chicken and fish are the most popular meats. Less frequently one will be offered lamb, goose, duck, turkey or venison.


Bread is very important in the nutrition and is used in breakfast and quite often in the dinner.

Fruits: apple, pear, peach, apricot, cherry, plum, grape, orange, kiwi, grapefruit, banana are the fruits in Slavokia.

National specialties:
• Bryndzov√© haluisky (small potato dumplings with sheep’s cheese).
• Mutton with sauerkraut, flavored with prunes, mushrooms and apples.
• Cabbage leaves filled with minced meat, served with a milky sauce.
• Sulance (potato dough turnovers filled with plum jam).

National drinks
:
• Borovicka (strong gin).
• Slivovica (plum brandy).

Legal drinking age: 18

At last Slovakia food is the best and one of the tourist attractive, they enjoy to have Slovakia food.

Monday, January 14, 2008

Bratislava City


Bratislava City Slovakia

Bratislava, Slovakia - wonderful city in Central Europe. ( Bratislava Since ) 1969 (Pressburg, Poszonyi) is capital of Slovakia close to Vienna, Austria and Budapest, Hungary. The Austrian border is almost within sight of the city and Hungary is just 16km away. Many beautiful monuments are there in the old town.


Spissky hrad
dunajec Gorge
Trnava
Slovak Karst
Old town

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Facts about Slovakia


Official Country Name:
Slovenska Republika (The Slovak Republic)

Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia.

Other Names: Slovensko (Slovak, Czech), Slovakia (English), Slovaquie (French), Slowakei (German), Slovacchia (Italian), Eslovaquia (Spanish)

Abbreviations: SK (2 letter ISO official ), SVK (Olympic 3 letter official)

Population: 5,447,502 (2007 estimate)
Population growth rate - .15%
Projected population in 2025 - 5,458,581 (2007 estimate)
Projected population in 2050 - 4,943,616 (2007 estimate)

Area: 49035 km or 18933 sq mi

Health and Education

Life expectancy
Total
75years(2007 eatimate)
Female 79.1 years(2007estimate)
Male 71 years(2007estimate)

Education expenditure as a share of gross national product (GNP)
4.4 percent (2002-2003)
Number of years of compulsory schooling
10 years (2002-2003)
Number of students per teacher, primary school
18 students per teacher (2002-2003)


Slovakia guide and Information for tourism

Slovakia’s tourism industry has grown remarkably since independence. By the late 1990s the country was receiving more than 500,000 visitors each year. Slovakia’s historic towns and numerous mountain ski resorts are the more popular tourist destinations.

Economy

A brief overview of Slovakia's economic history before and after separation.
Slovakia Business practices: For those who wish to do business in Slovakia the US State Department has compiled some useful information.
Infrastructure:From Banking to Mining to Labor. Here's a look at various modern economic structures that are in place in the Slovak Republic.















Thursday, November 29, 2007

When to go to Slovakia



Slovakia has a continental climate with four distinct seasons. Summer is very hot, Winter us ski season in the resort of the Mala Fatre and the low and high tatras. Ski season starts in late december till march. Spring and fall are ideal. The sunny days comes in the month of May, September and october brings warm sunny days and cool night. By the end of October hotels and sight stars.

Major Festivals in Slovakia - -The major festivals celebrates either religious or country's folk origins. Biggest celebration is annual Maria pilgrimage in Levoca 1st weekend in July.
At this period thousands of people looking for hotel rooms and tables at restaurants.
The Pohoda Music Festival in mid July in trencin is the highlight of the outdoors rock music season.
Hotel reservation is the major issue during festivals. Online hotel reservation is the solution which gives you better options at easy available rates. One of the website is www.stayersslovakia.com.

Slovakia is amazing place to visit. When I was at the tatras I feel like I am in heaven. I fell in love with it and can't wait to go back for visit. The people are friendly and healpful. Situated in the Heart of Europe can win the heart of any person.


>> The good news for thoese who like to ski is that Ski resort Tatra Cableways will be officially open on this 22 dec, 2007 Saturday.
That day marks the beginning of skiing on the highest downhill run in Slovakia

Tickets will be available on multi-day with attractive discount not only in day time but also available at night time.
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