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There are varying opinions as to the origin of Valentine's Day. Some experts state that it originated from St. Valentine, a Roman who was martyred for refusing to give up Christianity. He died on February 14, 269 A.D., the same day that had been devoted to love lotteries. Legend also says that St. Valentine left a farewell note for the jailer's daughter, who had become his friend, and signed it "From Your Valentine".
Other aspects of the story say that Saint Valentine served as a p...
With donkeys as the main mean of transportation and only five cars on the island, Lamu represents more than exoticism. It’s hard to find words to explain how this place is incredibly charming. Lamu is a Muslim city located on the Kenyan coast in the Indian Ocean. The streets are old, small, smelly, and dirty: quaint in one word. Careful where ...
Montevideo is a place of unique character, a rich culture is astonishing diversity. Owing to its position as the capital of Uruguay, it is one of the major South-American cities, and has a substantial population of roughly 1,400,000. It was founded in 1724 as a strategic fortress, and then became a defense bastion against Spanish and Portugese ...
Hong Kong is an amazing meld of cultural influences from both the East and the West, where ancientness and modernity meet where ever you go. The area around Hong Kong is also a lush landskape, and there are countless things to see. On the islands of Hong Kong, Kowloon, the New Territories, and those that surround the area, you will discover the m...
Wheather it's your first time or the fiftieth in New-York City, you will always find it to be the perfect destination for a long week-end. Between the main monuments, the shows on Broadway, and the lesser-known museums such as the Lower State Tenemant museum, you will never get bored. The city of New York will undoubtedly brand you with its uniqu...
When he came up the stairs, he asked us if there was a place to park his bicycle. We, ofcourse thought it was simply just a bike and asked him to lock it upat the balcony near our reception desk, until he started bringing up the 2nd, 3rd and 4th heavy bags, we knew there was something more. Mark Delval, an athletic man from france, one day decid...
Prague is without a doubt one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, and its centre is part of the world heritage. As you walk through the labyrinthine streets, you will discover auantities of shops, hostels, cafés, restaurants and art galeries. If you stroll through the streets of the Old Town, Josefov, or Mala Strana you will realise of the a...
What if somebody tells you that the oldest Stonehenge is in Armenia and it is 3500 years older than the British Stonehenge, older than Karnak in France and Newgrenge in Ireland? Would you believe this? The Stonehenge monument of Armenia is located some 200 km (124 miles) away from Yerevan. It consists of over 223 shaped stones, 84 of them have...
Hike Barbados is a free hiking program developed by the Barbados National Trust. These hikes show off the regions true beauty, traveling through cane fields, lush tropical forest and along breath taking beaches. Led by knowledgeable local guides, tourist are able to experience Barbados in depth, from it's stunning ecological features to it's tr...
Are you an artist? What would you think about exhibiting your work in Milan here in our hotel with the opportunity of being on television with the Art Critic Andrea Dipr'? Contact us for further details and information. HOTEL DEMO' WILL TAKE CARE OF YOUR EXHIBITION FOR YOU! The services included are: * Invitation list * Exhibition advertising...
The Italy national rugby union team represent the nation of Italy in the sport of rugby union. The team is also known as the Azzurri -the Blues. Italy have been playing international rugby since the late 1920s, and today are considered to be in the top tier of European rugby and compete annually in the Six Nation Championship with Wales, England, ...
Hiking for Buddhas in Laos. A clearance team last week uncovered Buddha images at a new tourist destination in Xieng Khuang province. The discovery came as the team cleared land at Xo Mountain in Phoukoud district, finding 12 Buddha images made from silver, bronze and wood, as well as a long piece of metal used for launching a rocket. Acting ...
St Petersburg is one of the world's most beautiful cities, St. Petersburg has all the ingredients for an unforgettable travel experience: high art, lavish architecture, wild nightlife, an extraordinary history and rich cultural traditions that have inspired and nurtured some of the modern world's greatest literature, music, and visual art. From t...
Cape Town city centre sits between Table Bay and Table Mountain in the City Bowl which also includes the area to the north of Table Mountain and east of Signal Hill. In terms of natural attractions, Cape Town sits atop of most tourist locations. City Bowl has museums, historical places outdoor marke at Green Market square, the Bo-Kaap (Cape Mala...
May 11-14 is marked with lights in Hawaiian calendar of events. It is the time when the famous “We Are Samoa” Annual Fireknife Festival takes place! Dancers of all ages will tempt fate as they showcase their mastery of Samoan fireknives in a fiery competition of skill and bravery. Acrobatic moves and death-defying tricks combine with ancien...
Madrid is the capital of Spain and lies in the center of the Iberian Peninsula 646 meters above sea level. The city has a population of 3 million inhabitants and the climate varies from very warm and dry in the summer to rainy (and sometimes with snow) in the winter. It has been the first city of Spain for almost 5 centuries, ever since a resolute...
Brasilia is the capital city and the seat of Federal Government and is situated at an average altitude of 1,100 metres (3,500 feet) above sea level and about 1,100 km (680 miles) from Brazil's best known city, Rio de Janeiro, on the coast. Other major cities include Manaus, Recife, Santos and Sao Paulo. As Brazil is based on relatively stable c...
The city of Prague is home to about 1.3 million people, while its metropolitan area is estimated to have a population of over 2.3 million. Prague has been the political, cultural and economic center of the Czech state for more than 1,100 years. It's now one of the most popular visited destinations in Europe. The city played role in the Prot...
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