Kosice is city full of colors and cultures, you will find number of ethnics group living peacefully with each other, it has served under many empires, Civilization started in this area in 8th century, In 13th century, it became a proper town. Kosice has been ruled by Hungarians, Czechs and now Slovaks rule this area, Some germans migrated to settle in this area in the times of war. All together Kosice is a city with diverse cultures and traditions. Continue reading “Top Sites Seeing of Kosice Slovakia Travel”
Oviedo is capital city of Asturias Spain, present at the northern side of the country and famous for its beautiful beaches, massive mountains, sublime landscapes and tasty food, it is known as the most clean city of Europe, it has won number of awards for its cleanliness, Another thing that makes it famous is the Romanesque Architecture. Continue reading “10 Places of Oviedo Spain Must Visit in 2016”
Annecy France is an medieval town whose roots date back to 14th Century, It is also considered as the Venice of France, as there are number of streams running through the town in different channels, Its one of the most busy travel destination of France as it lies just 35 Km away from Geneva, Continue reading “Best Places of Annecy France to Visit”
Bastogne Belgium is famous for its war history, it is the same area where the famous Battle of the Bulge took place, The town is famous for it war museums, memorials, monuments and cemeteries, economy of Bastogne is mostly based on timber production, Business of timber is running in the blood of Bastogne citizens from centuries.
Although this town is quite far from the famous and big cities of belgium but it is connected well, Bastogne lies on the highway to Luxembourg from the capital Brussels.
Although it is a small town, but every year, thousands of tourists make their way to this town to see the memorials of war, So there is proper dedicated tourists accommodation system, with number of places to visit and things to do, You will find expensive hotels as well as relatively low cost lodges for staying at Bastogne Belgium, Whenever you visit this town, you will see a flock of tourists.
Another famous thing apart from Battle of Bulge is the beer of Bulge, There are couple of breweries in Bastogne, Who are famous for producing top notch drinks, which is also exported to number of countries.
While exploring the culture and norms of Bastogne, You will see that whole town is somehow affected or related to the heinous World War II, Each year there are number of festivals arranged to promote the culture and art of Bastogne belgium, There are art exhibitions and musical performance in the festivals which are really worth spending time and money for. Now lets move on the best places of Bastogne Belgium to visit.
Best Places of Bastogne Belgium
It is a small town and you won’t find many tourists attractions in Bastogne Belgium, But there are few sites that are totally worth visiting if you are planning to go to Bastogne, Following are few of them which I consider as the best Places of Bastogne Belgium.
Bastogne War Museum
One of the most famous museum holding the articles and monuments of World War II,If you are somehow connected to the World War II, Visiting this museum will be a very sentimental experience, It was closed for renovation but now it is open for tourists.
The Mardasson Memorial
This monument was created in the honour of the soldiers of war, who died while fighting for their country at Battle of Bastogne, names of 76890 american soldiers who died while serving their country at battle of Bulge are engraved on this memorial.
Wood of peace
Around four thousand trees were planted on the 50th anniversary of Battle of Bulge, these trees are dedicated to the American Soldier who died at the Battle of Bulge and the Belgian Soldiers who died in 1944.
The Sherman Tank
One of the famous monument of Bastogne is a Sherman tank of Eleventh US armored division, Name of the tank is thunderbolt and it was renovated recently and now it is serving as a monument of war.
Thats all from my side,If you have any queries regarding your travel to Bastogne Belgium, let us know in the comments. If you want us to include some other famous place in out list of best places of Bastogne Belgium, let us know in the comments, we will consider your request.
Rise of Qatar as a nation started in 1939, When huge reserves of oil was discovered in its outskirts,From that day qatar economy never looked back,Considering its per capita income, Qatar has been given the title of richest country for three times. Qatar will also be hosting FIFA world cup 2022, It gives this beautiful country another opportunity to score its positive image worldwide. Continue reading “Doha Qatar Fantastic Places To Visit in 2016”
Ghent is capital city of East Flanders province of Belgium, The civilization of Ghent Belgium date back to the Iron Age, And in that age it was one of the most richest city all over Europe, If you happend to visit Ghent, After taking a round of historical building and analysis the architecture of ancient sites, You can estimate how wealthy this city was. Even now it is one of the major tourist city of belgium, People from around the world visit ghent either for studying or for recreational purposes.
Ghent lies close to Brussels, Which is Capital of Belgium, so if you’re visiting the capital you should take a train it will take around thirty minutes to get to ghent from brussels, Ghent has a huge university, where over sixty thousand students are studying from all around the world. So you will find many young people in the city, With different stories, they are educated and very friendly, So dont hesitate interacting with the students as well as the locals, It is the best way to know more about the history and culture of the city.
Best Places of Ghent Belgium
Ghent is a small city, Even if you are on foot it will take around 20 minutes to get to the center of city, If you are living at ghent, Even a cycle will be your best transport medium, Most of the tourists and locals use a well organised system of public transport, which is recommended to you aswell. Following are the few sites which I consider as the best places of Ghent Belgium, So if you’re visiting this exquisite city, You owe a visit to the following places:
Saint Bravo Cathedral
Saint Bravo Cathedral is one of the top historical sites of Ghent. The Cathedral, Its design and architecture. Everything is so magnificent, that you will be left awestruck after entering this building, There are number of tombs of old emperors along with unique artifacts from the history, and collection of art and jewel treasures, Everything makes this cathedral one of the best places of Ghent Belgium to visit.
Ghent City Museum – STAM
In this Museum, You will find artifacts from different ages in the history. This museum is very diverse, where you will be astonished to see the artifacts and their history, The Museum is now moving towards the technology, there are multimedia devices that offer presentations on different times of history and how Ghent played its part in the medieval age.
Check out the virtual tour of Ghent city Museum
There are number of buildings which depict the 20th century architecture, these are the places which will give you an idea about how sublime this city was in the early age, there were also socialist democratic movements in those times. And Vooruit is a name of one such movement, there were different buildings under their control which are now used as sites for arts and culture exhibition.
Another thing you should try is, Tour of the canals in a cruise ship, these cruise ships are not even expensive and cost around seven euros for an individual, The good thing about these cruise ship tours is that you can view almost whole of the Ghent from the outskirts, It is truly very good experience for tourists.
Thats all from by side, If you have any questions, feel free to ask in the comments, Or if you think there should be ammendment in the list of best places of Ghent Belgium, Let me know your opinion regarding it. If you want to read more about this city and accommodation, Visit the official site of Ghent Belgium
Arosa is one of the most famous tourist destination in Switzerland, Each year thousands of tourists from all around the world come to this beautiful place to spend their vacations or holiday. In Winters, Arosa Switzerland is famous for Skiing and in summers, You can visit this beautiful place to see the mesmerising sights of nature.
Arosa is famous among the celebrities as well, If you ever occurred to visit this town, you might see some famous people roaming around or skiing on the alps, Arosa was first governed by the municipality of Davos, But in 1851 Arosa became an independent.
Entire Area of Arosa Switzerland is 50 KM sq. , It is indeed a small town, But dare you! not to consider it as a boring place, There are a lot of places to visit at this tourist resort,from them I’ve mentioned the most astonishing sites below under the heading of Best Places of Arosa Switzerland.
How to Get to Arosa Switzerland:
There is no transit traffic in Arosa, The government has done best to preserve the natural beauty of this beautiful place, You can get to Arosa by the railway station of Chur, A road also connects this beautiful resort with rest of the country, I would recommend you to travel by road, On your way you will see some miraculously stunning sights of huge apls and farms, It is one hell of a road trip. There is also a cable car connecting the nearby Lenzerheide Urdenfurggli. So you can travel between these two beautiful places.
Best Places of Arosa Switzerland to Visit
If you are visiting this beautiful resort sometime soon,Or you’re just planning right now whether to visit or not, take a look at these places below, as these tourist spots just can’t be left out from your trip schedule.
One of the best restaurants in the town, It offers 360 degree view of almost all the amazing peaks of the Swiss alps, That is totally worth watching.
Arosa is a valley, So it gets a lot of sunlight, The best beach you will find in this area is Untersee, You can sunbathe, or dive in the swimming pools. There are also other sports, including an open air restaurant, Totally one of the best places of of Arosa Switzerland.
Obersee water and lights display
Best water and light show in whole of Europe, It is sponsored by Rhätische Bahn and it is held on Friday,Saturday and Tuesday from June to October, It is also considered the biggest lights and music water show in Europe.
Events at Arosa Switzerland
There are number of events conducted at this beautiful resort,Some of them are skiing championships, Other are great festivals exhibiting the great culture and tradition of Arosa, The best of them are mentioned below:
- Jazz Festival
- Classic Car
- Humour Festival
- Arosa Jazz Festival
When you will visit Arosa, You will get the Arosa Card, from the tourism office,with this card you can use the cable cars, government bus and boats without any charges, Its one of the great initiatives by governing authority for the tourists.
Thats all from this beautiful heaven on earth, If you have been there, Lets us know which places you consider as the best places of Arosa Switzerland. If you have any queries regarding your travel, Let us know in the comments. If you want to read more about Arosa Switzerland, visit their Official Website.
Colmar is the last city of france that was vacated after the World War II, A small city with diverse culture and background, You might find a lot of people speaking German in Colmar, Because most of its population is German, This happened because this town stayed under the occupation of Germans for many years and it lies close to the neighbouring country Germany.
If you are planning to visit this beautiful city, you will be amazied by the historical artifacts and tradional heritage of this town, Civilization started in this city around 13th Century, And still the town remains unchanged, you will find a lot of ancient tower houses and homes. The streets give the look that you have time-travelled to 16th or 17th Century, Beautiful Alsatian architecture and brilliant timber constructions give the aura of Roman Age.
Best Places of Colmar France to Visit
Although this beautiful small city has a number of spendid places that a tourist can go to, But I have compiled a list of best places of Colmar France to visit, Which you might disagree with because there are number of beautiful places and liking things is relative, I might love a place which you guys abhor. So if you are planing to visit Colmar France, Do give following places a stopover.
One of the most famous attraction for the tourists, Its a museum that is home of 13th century Dominican convent, It has great number of artifacts and collections from the city and from the neighbouring towns.
One of the most beautiful building in design and architecture, Although it is a church but its massive, and its size is matches to those huge cathedrals, Its Construction dates back to 14th century, Although its construction was started in 12th century, It is indeed one of the best places of Colmar France, You will be amazed to see the paintings and arts on the war, each painting is telling a different story. One of the best painting you will come around is “Virgin in the Rose Bush“.
The Fishmonger’s District
If we talk about this place with respect to history, the rich fishermen of Colmar used to live in these houses, They were powerful at that time, there were ponds where fish used to be stored and sold later.
Following are few other places which are worth a visit.
- Koïfhus, Old Customs house
- Church Saint Martin
- Church Saint Matthieu
- Maison Pfister
- Musée Animé du Jouet et des Petits Trains (Animated Museum of Toys and Little Trains)
So after reading about Colmar, You might be wondering how can a small town has so much in it, Unknown to the masses, located at the corner of the country, This beautiful city, Loved and adored by those who pay it a visit.
If you have been to Colmar france,Dictate your experience to our readers in the comments, And if you are planning to visit Colmar, and you have some issues, Let us know we will try to fix them, You can also give us your opinion regarding which places should be included into the best places of Colmar France.
If you want to read more about Best Places of Colmar France, Visit their Official site
Manaus is one of the most famous tourist destination in Brazil, Its a huge city with population of over 2 million. The thing that makes it so famed among the tourists is its location, Manaus Brazil is located in middle of Amazon rain forest, You can only get to this city by plane, There is a route via boats but it takes days, There are no roads between Manaus and other big cities of Brazil, This city lies in the heart of Amazon forest, far north in the country, Manaus also hosted games of FIFA world cup 2014.
Most of the travelers visiting this city are fond of adventures and wildlife, They arrive in Manaus and then make way to the great Amazon rain forest, Brazil cover almost 13% of world’s forest area there are around 390 billion trees split into 16,000 species in this huge rain forest.
Manaus is also famous for rubber production and its vivid coloured houses,In 20th century Manaus used to produce almost 90% of the world rubber. People from around the world visit Manaus to see its opera house, which is world famous and it regularly holds shows and exhibitions to portray the culture and history of this beautiful area. Now lets move on to the best places in Manaus Brazil to visit.
There are two major rivers around Manaus, Solimoes and Negro, These both river merge into the great Amazon river, Negro is said to be the largest black water river in the world.
When to go:
In Manaus Brazil and its surrounding, Rain season start from December and ends in may, So its adviseable to visit from June to November, Although weather might be hot in June but in summers you might get a chance to attend the great festival of Folcloria de Amazinas, Its a musical festival which conducted for a whole month. It will give you an idea about how they party in Brazil.
Best Places of Manaus Brazil to visit
Although there is plenty to see in Manaus Brazil, But there are few prominent places that are worth visiting, I have compiled them under the list of Best Places of Manaus Brazil to visit. While your stay at Manaus, you can explore the wildlife, see hundreds of different species, Lay low at the beautiful beaches, explore the huge rivers or explore the diverse cultures of people of Brazil.
Explore The Great Amazon Rain forest
If you want to get into the jungle, that is not a very good idea if you are on a formal travel tour, Because inside the jungle the conditions are strenuous, Its humid and hot, Nature is brutal, You will find unwanted circumstances when you get into the jungle and plan to stay,But If you love the nature, Then its the best place you will ever set your foot in, You will see huge number of great species unknown to most of the humankind, Best thing is you should hire a guide or book a tour from tour operators in the city of Manaus. They know the places around, they can help you to find spots where you can see the beautiful creatures.
The Meeting of Waters
Little outside from Manaus, The huge black water river named as Negro meets with the Amazon river also called as Solimoes by the local people, These both rivers meet and their water is not mixed for 6 miles, It’s an amazing sight to see, Colour of Amazon river is light brown and Negro river is all black, It looks like both rivers are flowing along, The sight is mesmerizing.
Teatro Amazonas also known as Amazon Theatre
One of the most antique site of Manaus, An Opera theatre named as Teatro Amazonas, Its a huge theatre built in the heart of city by the rubber barons, Huge sums of money was spent on its making, Finest construction material was imported from different parts of the world, The marble in the opera house is from Italy and the specialist from the Glasgow were hired for Iron work, This theatre has terrific interior and architecture, That makes this site as one of the best places of Manaus Brazil.
There are also many other places to visit and things to do, Above mentioned are what I considered as the best places of Manaus Brazil, Your opinion might vary, Different people have contrasting likings, But One thing’s for sure, If you ever visit Manaus, You can’t afford not to see the above mentioned Best places of Manaus Brazil.
If you have ever been to Manaus, Share your experience with us in the comments, If you need any help regarding this city or your travel, We would love to help you guys out.
Troms is one of the three counties of Northern Norway,It is located in the arctic circle, Troms borders with Sweden from the south, Finnmark county is located at the northeast and Nordland county in the southeast, Now you might have an idea about the location of this paradise on Earth.
Now moving on to why I called it paradise, Far away from huge cities this county exists in middle of fjords, snow capped mountains along with dozens of fresh water lakes, Where you will find fresh water streams as well as deep sea water. A place where you can seek for number of pleasures and you will get them, You can ask for fresh water fish like salmon or trout you will get it, You can get your boat and go to deep water and catch some big fishes,Although its in Arctic circle but this county is quite developed you will find good hotels for staying and good restaurants for food.
Culture and History of Troms has significance, You will find a culture you have never seen before in your life, Feel free to ask people about the buildings sites, festivals and rituals, as this place has served to be home of Sami, Swedish and Finnish people, So you will see much diversity in their norms.
Before moving on to the Best places of troms norway to visit, Let me give you a list about things to do in troms Norway.
Things to do in Troms Norway
There are number of great things you can do on this beautiful piece of land, Best advice is that don’t be hesitant of the climate,pack your stuff and get out, Explore this beautiful place. Check out the things to do in troms norway:
- Sea Kayaking
- River boar tours
- Diving and cliff jumping
- Hiking on the Glaciers
- River Paddling
- Exploring Caves
- Helicopter sightseeing
Above are few, There are a lot of more to do there,Troms seems like a sacred place untouched by the crowds of tourists, You will only find the people who love nature at its best and at its worst. people who are here for an adventure. The locals are used to hard life and cold temperature. But for the tourists, Its one hell of a adventure
Best Places of Troms Norway
Troms is a beautiful part of Norway, Most of the tourist avoid this beautiful place because of climate, But this place has the best sights in the whole Europe, check out my compilation of best places of troms norway.
- Northern Lights Sight Seeing Tours
Aurora or Northern lights, Spectacular Miracle of nature, Amazing formation of vivid colors on the sky, A view that is worth all your travel for, Most of the people declare Northern lights as the best view of their life time. Hence it can be called as best place of troms Norway.
There are different firms which offer you tour in the search of northern lights, they provide you with the kits and you are along the professional guides, Who lead your way on to discovering this one of the most beautiful sights of nature.
- Malselvfossen Waterfall
From the start of 19th century, This water fall has served to be the longest salmon ladder, It is opened for the tourists in summers, and then you can enjoy the close look at salmons as they fall along the waterfall in to the river. Its a great view,indeed one of the best places in troms norway.
An island located at some distance from troms, All you have to do is to pack your bags get a ferry or boat and get to this island, In middle of no where you will find hotels, where you can stay, Basically those rooms were for fishermen, But now even tourists avail those rooms, You can go for fishing of trekking the mountains, The hotels offer very spectacular tasty food with the local ingredients.
- Arctic Cathedral
It is a magnificent structure of architecture and design, A beautiful building parted from the city through the bridge,You can just walk across the bridge or take the bikes, Walking is recommended because the surrounding are beautiful, Crossing the bridge is difficult but this place is worth that difficulty.
- Museum of Troms
As I stated the history of Troms is very diverse from the Finnish to Swedish,and the most ancient race of this area the Sami people, Each of this race has many ancient artifacts that are saved in this museum, The museum displays the religious art along with war-craft and artifacts of medieval age. You will also see the traces of Viking age in this museum, There are cultural shows arranged in this museum that are worth attending.
- Adolf Guns
This is the front of all time largest land based guns, It was built on the order of Adolf Hitler by the German army during world war II,The Norwegians have protected the remains. All the bunkers and forts are reincarnated to depict the actual view of world war, Now historical tours are arranged at this piece of land which are worth attending.
Above is what I think about this sublime piece of land, If you have been there and you want to throw light on what you think are best places of troms norway. Let us know in the comments. Your feedback is always appreciated.
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