5 Top Paragliding World Sites
Oct17

5 Top Paragliding World Sites

Paragliding is one badass adventure sport with the most exciting and enthralling escapades in the world. Coming up with a list of the best paragliding sites is not a one day affair. This is because having the best way to conquer the sky in amazingly dangerous heights is not all about coming up with places which will end up ruin your paragliding experience. It is a sport that involves a combination of both skydiving and hang gliding and where one has the chance to interact with the cool atmosphere. Considering the rules, this is the kind of sport that will give you an experience that no one can sum up in words. With a list of these amazing places, this activity truly lives up to your life long dream. Colonia Tovar, Venezuela The scenic features and the beautiful landscapes are some of the features which make this wonderful place worthwhile for paragliding. Colonar Tovar is a small town built by German settlers near Venezuela capital called Caracus. For Para-gliders this amazing place turns out to be a little heaven where one can make jumps from a height of 1500 meters above the sea level. The most commonly used site known as Placivel offers a healthy adrenaline fix, described by the stunning landscape offered by the narrow valley below.(image by Marcos Hevia) Chamonix, France Being frequented by skiers all over the world, this amazing place offers exemplary grounds for Para-gliders where the Alps are a hotspot destination. Chamonix is commonly preferred due to the presence of Mont Blanc which is the highest peak in Europe enabling the gliders to come to the top to launch their flight and take a leisurely glide over the wonderful Chamonix valley. As if this is not enough, the region has a lift system where you can access the several take off points and also availability of experienced guides makes it easier for gliders in the region. Kunjapuri, India Though not a very population site among gliders all over the world, this is one beautiful place that nestled cozily between the Shivalik ranges and for adventurists looking for spine chilling excitement this is the place to be. The destination offer scenic views of sunrise and sunset as the grand paragliding experience awaits you feasting your eyes with views of the Gangtri, Banderpunch, Chaukhamba and the Sawrga Rohini mountain peaks. Oludeniz, Turkey This is one of the most popular places in Asia and boosts of being the most photographed beaches along the Mediterranean shore as well as being one of the greatest and most visited places by Para-gliders. A shocking drive up Mount Babadag to launch...

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3 Great Destinations for Activity Holidays
Jun02

3 Great Destinations for Activity Holidays

TREKKING IN INDIA India is a vast country that often creates a lasting impression on its visitors with its striking sensory, physical and philosophical assaults that is unrivaled by any other destination on the planet. It is a destination where every expectation whether it is spiritual, beauty, mysticism, poverty, cultural or bureaucracy will be outdone when you land on this extreme subcontinent. The countries staggering diversity is outrageous and ranges from paradisiacal beaches to primary forests of teak and jackfruit trees and from harsh deserts highlighted by fairytale forts to the misty hill stations clad in tea plantations and dotted with British Club houses opening into the world’s highest peaks of the Himalayas. Its landscape shaped by human activities range from bustling metropolises to rural village life tilling land and planting.(image by ANDROS images) With its array of extremes,vacations in India are perfect for holiday activities including trekking through its deserts, mountains and jungles for the ultimate adventures. The Himalayas range of mountains offers some of the best treks in the sub Asian sub continent. Its snow capped peaks offers endless mountain lakes, rugged rocks, caves, scenic valleys, glacier lakes, Rolling Meadows, meandering rivers, cascading waterfalls and dense forest. It is a haven for adventure seekers and its lure is simply irresistible offering numerous routes and terrains for the different levels of trekkers. The Rajasthan region is one of the driest places in India dominated by the forbidding Thar Desert. It however the best region for desert treks on a camel’s back traversing the massive dusty sandy dunes, shrubs and visiting the desert villages along the way. VOLUNTEERING COSTA RICA Costa Rica is sandwiched between Nicaragua and Panama on South American isthmus and despite its troubledneighbors; it is a country that is peaceful and famous for its well preserved natural environment. It offers many exciting opportunities to immerse in its natural elements whether discovering new species, zipping across the rainforest or cooling it off in a volcano heated hot spring. About a quarter of the country is preserved by in natural parks, biological reserves, wildlife refuges and private reserves protecting over 850 species of birds, 250 mammals and with the worlds 6 percent identified species. It is a paradise for anyone who delights in the unspoilt natural world.(image by United Planet) It may be small in size but with its amazing diversities more than make up for its lack in size, from the rainforests and cloud forests to dry tropical and temperate forests, to mangroves, to active volcanoes to hot sandy Caribbean and Pacific beaches and to high forest clad mountains and marshy lowlands. In Costa Rica you always...

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4 Historical Attractions in Quezon City
Apr22

4 Historical Attractions in Quezon City

It is the most popular city in Philippines located on the island of Luzon and it said to be the largest city by area in Metro Manila. It is said to have been built in 1948 by Architect Luciano Aquino during the term of Mayor Ponciano Bernado. The city is said to have drawn the attention of all travelers of the world due to its outstanding history, stunning features and the wonderful shrines and monuments which remain treasured by hundreds of cultures housed by the city. The place is said to be the main foreign exchange earner in the country, promoting the tourism industry in Philippines to higher levels. Here are some of the features that have all the reasons for one to make a visit in this Asian city. Outstanding History It is one of the cities with that the country is proud of and has shaped the history of the Philippines leaving an outstanding legacy which is unachievable to many. Here are some features that make a visit to this place worthwhile; driven by passion to attain liberty the Quezon people responded to the call of the Great Plebian to take arms and struggle for the country’s freedom from the Spanish colonial rule. As a sign of victory, they undauntedly tore their Cedula at the house of Melchora Aquino, an event which is currently celebrated as the Cry of Pugad Lawin. This makes the city to be greatly treasured by the Asian community around the world. Their struggle gave rise to the Philippine-American of 1899 in area which is part of this amazing city. Visiting this place, it is important to note that its one of the most respected cities in the continent and it will be great lifetime achievement.(image by Peter Bacani) Quezon Memorial Shrine and Circle Entering this amazing city, you will be welcomed by the tallest structure in the region standing 66 meters tall and represents a fitting tribute to the founder of Quezon City and one of the country’s most respected statesmen- President Manuel Luis Quezon. Built in the heart of Rotunda Park, the monument has two museums housing memorabilia of Quezon City Mayors and priceless Quezonian items. The country has a memorial park that is considered one of the country’s premier landmarks and represents the people’s gratitude for the founder of the city. Tandang Sora Birth Site The remains of this memorable place stand tall as the place where the house of Melchora Aquino stood. Melchora Aquino is one of the most treasured heroines in the country hence branded the name ‘Heroine of Quezon City’. It was in this place that she...

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4 Amazing Features about Mount Everest that makes it the Best Hangout
Jan17

4 Amazing Features about Mount Everest that makes it the Best Hangout

This amazing giant feature has gained attention from all lovers of Mother of Nature as the tallest mountain on the planet standing a stunning height of 29028 feet equivalent to 5 and a half miles above the sea level. It is believed to have been formed sixty million years ago by George Everest. Climbing on the tallest mountain on the planet is not just a day affair, but it’s always in the dreams of any lover of hikes, camping, bungee jumping and many mountain related activities. A visit to this great mountain is not only about camping but it also involves mind blowing activities that will fulfill your dreams in this little heaven. Located along the boarder of Nepal and Tibet a visit to this destination will quench your thirst if you are longing for paradise. Here are some of the sites you won’t miss out as you explore Mount Everest. The Himalayas The best time to visit this amazing landscapes varies between early March through the middle of May and again from early September through mid-November when temperature are relatively warm and the skies tend to be clear and blue conducive for making long hikes in these snow covered regions covered with different species of flora. From the nearby Kathmandu, it is possible to trek into the Himalayas for a day to multiple weeks so as to view the mountains above, take a flight tour of the Himalayas or a Mt Everest fly by.(image by jonstraveladventures) Kathmandu City While still thinking of how wonderful Mt Everest is, this is another place which has all desired pictures to have the name little heaven. In the pursuit of exploring the largest mountain in the world, visiting the kingdom of Nepal will never fail you. It’s known to be the home of the Temple of the living Goddess, who acknowledges the greetings of her devotees from balcony of her temple residence known as Kathmandap. Far on the east is the Durbar Square area which consists of a myriad of temples overlooked by the Hanuman Dhoka Palace. Everest Base Camp This is one of the most visited places in the country of Nepal, due to it’s ability of giving unobstructed views of the world’s highest mountain, Everest as it rises majestically into the cold blue sky. It is located near the Kathmandu valley and it is made convenient by having well managed roads, best safaris, and the security is always guaranteed. Interested visitors can enjoy accommodation in the affordable camp and have an overwhelming night life which entails camp fires and endless parties. Base Camp of Mt. Qomolangoma For the lovers of...

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Top 10 Honeymoon Destinations in Malaysia
Jan08

Top 10 Honeymoon Destinations in Malaysia

The thought of sun and surf is no doubt a very romantic and relaxing way for a couple to start life. Newly wed couples often choose a tropical getaway for their honeymoon. In the recent past Southeast Asia has become a popular destination mainly because of its summer-like season throughout the year. Malaysia being one of the Southeast Asia countries with beautiful beaches, tropical paradises, rich culture and top beach resorts is seen as one of the best honeymoon destinations. This article guides you through some of the top 10 honeymoon destinations in Malaysia. The Top 10 Honeymoon Destinations In Malaysia. 1. Pangkor Laut Resort One of the best resorts on 300 acres, meaning beaches are secluded making it a perfect getaway for those who wish to have their privacy. The resort facilities blend well into the environment which gives it a natural look. Since only a very small part of the island is developed there is a lot of places for an adventurous couple to explore. (image by Phalinn Ooi). 2. Cameron Highland Resort Once a British officers retreat, the area has rolling hills and tea plantations which contrasts the usual Malaysia’s tropical weather. The weather her is much cooler and is the only place you can a cup of hot tea, fresh strawberries in front of a roaring fireplace. 3. Langkawi, Jewel of Kedah A group of islands located in the state of Kedah with numerous resorts and beach options that range from secluded, private ones to public where you can party all night. 4. Bon Ton Resort Best for couples who enjoyed some history along their romantic journey. The resort is in an old coconut plantation with villages with traditional Malay houses which are a few meters from the beach. 5. Four Seasons Resort Recommended for a couple with an adventurous streak, but want to have a five star experience. It offers luxurious villas in the center of a rainforest within the vicinity of the beach. It offers a good place for a couple to connect with nature as they enjoy each others company. 6. Colmar Tropicale This resort stands out from other resorts in Malaysia because it’s the only one that carries a French Medieval theme. Most of its activities are geared towards families, however, if you want to relax in a stunning mountain view with a cool climate during your honeymoon this is the place to be. 7. Pulau Redang An island off the coast of Kuala Terengganu that offers boating, kayaking, jungle trekking, scuba diving and clear water. It is one of the ideal place for a couple that love outdoor activities. One...

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