Rotorua is known as the "little town" of New Zealand's North Island (though its population is nearly 60,000), and the country's "Sulphur City," world famous for the geothermal activity resulting the area's volcanic activity. There are no live volcanoes around here, but plenty of hot water comes out from deep under the earth, manifesting as bubbling mud pools, geysers, and warm streams. Rotorua is also home to a rich Maori culture, sublime wildlife and landscapes, and plenty of adrenaline-packed
One of America’s most culturally, musically and historically rich destinations, New Orleans is arguably one of the top interesting and fascinating cities of the world. Influenced by the European, African and the Caribbean cultures, New Orleans is steeped in history, jazz, and food! A vacation to New Orleans will leave you captivated. From marvelous architecture, historical museums and green gardens, allow us to be your New Orleans tour guide. Explore great attractions in New Orleans with top re
Grab the Best deals for Taj Mahal Tour Packages, Taj Mahal Day Tour by Car, Taj Mahal Tour from Delhi, Same Day Agra trip by Train with Padma Holidays.
The festive season is back and everybody wants to celebrate. The weather is getting colder day by day and we are just a few weeks away from the New Year’s eve. At the beginning of the new year, it is believed that something will change in our lives. And to make new year special, traveling with dear ones, is a good opportunity to begin the year. There are several new year celebrations places outside Delhi where you can spend the New Year’s Eve with the kids, family & friends which light up your m
Food walks are the newest trend in the tourism industry. Most tourism company provides a culinary experience to those visiting a particular place for the first time. Even if you are not a tourist, it allows to gather some knowledge in the food history of various places and meet some very interesting people. Overall it is culturally enlightening.
What is a food walk, you ask! Well, it is a group activity or basically a walk through some of the famous food joints of a particular place. This usually
When relocating to a new country, there are two main ways to move your belongings, by sea and by air.
Each mode of transport has its pros and cons, but your choice will also be determined by a number of factors including your travel budget, the amount of time you have, and the items you are moving.
If you are shipping only a few items, you may want to opt for air transport, as it would be cheaper and save time. On the other hand, moving a large number of items usually, require shipping by sea. Thi
Saturday, April 27, 2019 / 22nd Annual Sailors Ball, Manhattan
Dennis Conner, New York Harbor Sailing Foundation
and the Benefit Committee invite you to attend the
22nd Annual SAILORS BALL
to celebrate the start of the new sailing season
and support junior sailing in NY Harbor.
New York State's Hudson Valley stretching north of New York City is filled with artisan food producers, bucolic scenery, and a wide array of historic inns and bed and breakfasts. One lesser known attraction is the region's horse racing heritage dating back to the 1700s. The village of Goshen is home to the Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame, along with a historic track built in 1838 now incorporated into the museum and still in operation today. In fact, what were once horse stables that dire
In upstate New York, right near the state capital Albany, Schenectady has a long heritage of commerce and industry dating back to Dutch traders, and later when the Erie Canal and the city's strategic location at the confluence of the Mohawk and Hudson Rivers made it a thriving trade port. Evidence of this early prosperity abounds in the Stockade Historic District, the oldest residential neighborhood in the United States. Walking the streets is like stepping back in time with whole blocks of orig
Tucked above Main Street overlooking the shores of Mirror Lake, The Resort at High Peaks was originally built as the Lake Placid Hilton in 1980 to accommodate Winter Olympics crowds. Much later in 2008 it experienced a rebirth with a complete overhaul redeveloping every aspect of the property except its original footprint.
The Resort at High Peaks exudes a lake front retreat vibe rather than in-town hotel until you descend a stairway to the street below putting you in the thick of all the action
All the way south at the tip of New Jersey off the Garden State Parkway's exit 0 where the Delaware River meets the Atlantic Ocean, America's first seaside resort recently celebrated its centennial anniversary. Cape May, an architectural gem of a walkable town, is steeped in Victoriana, including an historic district encompassing nearly 600 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places - including the venerable hotel Congress Hall.
Upon checking in, it's tempting to think that Co
Building a new home is an exciting venture. When you are building a new home in Costa Rica, it is even more thrilling! And there are so many innovative possibilities with tropical architecture design.
Costa Rican architect Richard Muller, head of the firm RM Architecture & Engineering, has been designing and building innovative tropical architecture in Costa Rica for more than 35 years. One of his favorite spots for home building is at the Costa Rica eco-development Portasol Rainforest & Ocean Vi
The intimate beachfront hotel launched the new 2015 website to the public this week, giving viewers a fully-responsive user-friendly experience with a mobile-first design, making it easy to navigate on a wide range of web browsers and devices.
There is a lot of new information for people to find out about the magnificent hotel, delivered in bite-size chunks easy to digest, and that
Finding your bliss is easy on a Costa Rica beach vacation at Hotel Tropico Latino.
Imagine having a soothing massage or relaxing in a yoga class while listening to the rhythmic sound of ocean waves (real ones, not recorded), enjoying cool sea breezes, and looking out at shimmering white sand and the brilliant blue
Dining is avant-garde at the Shambala Restaurant at Hotel Tropico Latino in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. Now, the restaurant section of the Hotel Tropico Latino website matches the creativity coming out of the kitchen.
Large high-density images flow across the top of the restaurant webpage. Caution: the images of sample dishes may induce drooling. Photographed in such full color detail, you can almost smell and taste the tantalizing cuisine. A video shows off the restaurant of the Santa Teresa beach
The way Omar Arce sees it, the Costa Rica tradition of the oxcart driver and his oxen is an important cultural heritage that must be kept alive. Nowadays in his country town of Atenas, Costa Rica most roads are paved and cars zoom everywhere. But when Arce, 73, was a boy, the only way to bring the vegetables his father sold from their family farm to the town center was by walking with their team of oxen pulling a wooden cart loaded with produce. The 7 km journey – now a 15-minute drive – would t
John Boggs first fell in love with Costa Rica many years ago when he was in the Air Force stationed in Panama. He visited Costa Rica frequently for R&R and on business, but it wasn’t until 2013 when he and his wife, Gay, finally moved to the renowned tropical country to retire.
Selling their house in Virginia, they opted for the adventure of international retirement life and chose Atenas, Costa Rica for their new home. The couple liked Costa Rica’s family-based culture and chose Atenas for its g
Life in Atenas, Costa Rica is always “pura vida” – life is good. The new video about Atenas, Costa Rica by Pure Life Development of Atenas shows this with stunning footage of the mountain town’s natural beauty and attributes.
Produced by acclaimed photographer and videographer, Oscar Protti of Costa Rica, the four-minute high-quality video depicts life in Costa Rica and in the charming centrally-located town of Atenas. Protti used state-of-the-art equipment and remote control drones to produce br
So in honor of the earthquake we just had here in New England, the Walnuts here would like to discuss some quick tips when your find yourself in the middle of one. First (as i did) yell at your mother who is completely oblivious to the house shakin’. After you’re done alerting others in your vicinity, you’ll want to do the following:
- if in your house, go under a doorway or table and protect your head/neck so nothing falls to damage that pretty face of yours.
- if outdoors, stay away from buildings/
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