Lonely Planet hikes through Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site home to the Southern Sky Column, which inspired the floating peaks in Hollywood blockbuster Avatar.
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While flowers, chocolates, teddy bears, red heart- shaped “I Love You” pillows are conventional ways to express love these days, couples caught in the game of love are exploring exceptional gift ideas for Valentine’s Day.
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Romance in the romantic city:
Cliché or not, Paris really is a romantic city. Everywhere you turn, an enchanting magical moment captures your attention. Imagine strolling along the Seine, sharing a crêpe, walking hand-in-hand with your lover through a museum or kissing under the Eiffel Tower.
Make your own Adventure:
Romance is really a matter of personal taste. The best thing about traveling to Paris with your spouse is that you’re not limited to the same romantic adventure as everyone else. Sure, this magical city has world-class art galleries, antique markets, theatres, fashion houses, live music, dance, wine tasting and cooking classes. You can also attend a pirate-themed costume party held in medieval cellars. Visit a thoroughbred racehorse training grounds in a scenic forest just 35 minutes from the city center.
Catch an exciting performance of the latest up-and-coming burlesque performers in an East Parisian nightclub. For the sport lovers, maintain your sporty physiques on a sunrise tour of Paris with your very own running guide. Catch a Saturday night screening of the Rocky Horror Picture Show or a 1920s silent film with live musicals in one of the city’s art house cinemas. Take a behind-the-scenes journey of the Paris metro. Visit the Gothic tomb of the legendary 12th-century French lovers Héloïse and Abélard at Père Lachaise Cemetery.
Here is another advice; But don’t let the surroundings distract you from the person standing next to you because Paris can surely do that
At Turks and Caicos, Love is all you need because everything else is included.
Undoubtedly one of the most romantic places on earth created for love birds. Indulge in a world of heavenly togetherness, where endless beaches, plush accommodation, intimate restaurants and exotic gardens are perfect interludes for exceptional privacy and romance.
Choose to do as much or as little as you want at Turks and Caicos: stroll along serene garden pathways, wade into hidden grotto pools, sway in a hammock for two or in an aptly-named love basket as soothing ocean breezes stir your senses or get lost in one of the many places created to bring you together. While you always have the option of diving into the deep sea, you may wish to dive under the covers instead.
At Turks and Caicos, there are no schedules to follow or clocks to obey…only hours of each other, alone in paradise. There is a reason it is called paradise; not only for giving honeymooners the loveliest settings to inspire romance but also as environmental stewards in protecting the lush green foliage, sugary-white sand beaches, and translucent aquamarine waters of the delicate island environments.
That you are close to the waters gives you the drive to indulge in watersports. Everything you can imagine doing on water. More than water, the land sports are most encompassing: from tennis, board games, fitness, yoga, golf to croquet and more.
Experience the very pinnacle of luxury all-inclusive excellence with Turks and Caicos vacations. Turks and Caicos delights couples in love with supreme vacation packages at luxury resorts in Windsong, Alexandra, Parrot cay, and Beaches, featuring gourmet candlelit dining for two, gorgeous tropical settings and some of the world’s most exquisite beaches.
Turks and Caicos: Things to do
You have options, which is all that matters. Be it getting married, relaxing or touring; don’t be locked to a spot, experience freedom, class and luxury across the Caribbean. Below are some of the things to do in Turks and Caicos:
Caicos Dream Tours
This well known and hugely popular tour operator have 5 power cats, all fully shaded, 3 of the larger ones with bathroom facilities, easy ladders to climb, large floor space and great for little ones. They have all the snorkel gear with snorkel and lifesaver vests provided complimentary.
See the glow worms right after a full moon
You won’t believe this natural display of underwater bioluminescence each month. It’s a great addition to an already outstanding sunset cruise on a fun and relaxing sailing charter.
Horseback ride on the beach
Provo Ponies is the operator to call when you want a romantic horseback ride on an isolated beach, or just to take a friendly gallop across our pristine white sands and through the waves
What better place to tie the knot than this island paradise? It can accommodate just about any size or style of wedding you want, from wedding on the beach or on the ocean, to traditional church affairs. And you’ll already be on your honeymoon by the time you say “I Do.”
Turks and Caicos: Accommodation
Be it a wedding vacation or you’re on honeymoon, there is something for every lovebird. Turks and Caicos have just that perfect resort you desire when it comes to accommodation. Below are some resorts in Turks and Caicos:
Beaches Turks and Caicos Villages and Spa
Windsong Turks and Caicos
Parrot Cay by COMO, Turks & Caicos
There is one thing many people would agree on whenever a discussion about the Middle East is brought up and that is its enormous wealth of history, luxury and vast landscape. In the midst of it chaotic environment and political unrest in some countries in the Middle East, there are still wealth of fascinating territory to explore in this vast region that is so rich in ancient history. The magical combination of light, land and sea of the Middle East make it an unforgettable destination. There are lots of options available to experience from the rich culture, history and ancient forts of Oman to its empty beaches, Palestine’s sacred sites and the old-world lure of Yemen. The Middle East has more than enough to offer its guests. Here are top five most visited and safe cities and countries in the Middle East.
Dubai is the most populated emirate in the county. The city shares border with the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf. Famously known for its wealth, the dynamic city is a playground for the rich and the famous. It blends the richness of history with amazing high-tech architecture and premier golf courses. For visitors experiencing luxury Dubai holidays, the city also has a unique collection of luxury beach resorts and hotels. Desert treks, a wide array of water sports, traditional culture, gourmet dining, welcoming people and exceptional shopping combine to make Dubai an enticing option for sophisticated travelers. Any trip to Dubai is far from ordinary.
The ancient Jordan is filled with tremendous history and famous sites of attraction to entertain its guests. The rich history and culture of the area has made Jordan tours very popular. This beautiful land has ministered to people both spiritually and mentally because of it connection to some of the histories in the bible. Nothing quite prepares you for the moment you set your eyes on Treasury in Petra. This mind-boggling creation sits in the vast untamed desert, and has done so for thousands of years. Other spectacular places that keep you intrigued all through your stay in Jordan include Wadi Rum, Dead Sea and Mt Nebo, along with many other amazing places.
Cairo is the capital of Egypt and true to its meaning which is the triumphant; the city is largest city in the country. Cairo is a fascinating combination of ancient and modern architecture, citing such monuments as the Pyramids, the Hanging Church, the Sphinx, and Heliopolis as its own. The oldest part of the city is east of the river. The Egyptian pyramids are a must see when in Cairo. There are over 100 pyramids in Egypt. The best known Egyptian pyramids are those found at Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo. The Pyramid of Khufu at Giza is the largest pyramid and the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still in existence. Very few places on earth continue to captivate human mind from one century to the next and Cairo is one of such places.
Jerusalem richly abounds in historical, archeological, and religious significance. It’s no wonder then, that even in January, tourists are everywhere. In Jerusalem, you can touch the Western Wall, the last remnant of Judaism’s 2nd Temple, gape in awe of the shimmering Dome of the Rock, or stand in the very spot where the cruxification of Christ occurred. There is hardly any end to the sites of interest that this noble holds, and thanks to the fervent work of archaeologists, more sites are being discovered every year. While on your trip in Israel, plan to walk through the streets of this beautiful city and simply immerse yourself in the daily life of such an ancient and revered place.
Istanbul is one of the world’s most interesting cities. Its unique location, literally bridging the gap between ‘East” and “West”, and unique history as a Christian and then Islamic city, is precisely what attracts tourist to the shores of the Asian Continent. The city’s impressive heritage is on display and has been magnificently preserved. From its famous mosques and churches (the Blue Mosque, Süleymaniye Cami, and Hagia Sophia), through palaces (The Topkapi and Dolmbahce), and on to the Grand Bazaar, Istanbul is one memorable excursion after another. Istanbul is a truly vibrant, colorful, and hospitable country rich in ancient history yet full of modern amenities
There are many things that one can do for adventure on a trip to the Middle East. Generally speaking, a trip to the Middle East is truly a cultural experience for most people. With 98% of the population speaking Egyptian-Arabic, the Middle Eastern countries have not been influenced by the modernization seen in most European countries. In larger cities, there are some modern places to visit, but it is the historical and cultural areas that fascinate most tourists.
Lonely Planet hikes through Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site home to the Southern Sky Column, which inspired the floating peaks in Hollywood blockbuster Avatar.
The world is greatly decorated with massive and overly beautiful designs crafted expertly by nature. Regardless of how advanced technology seemed to have become and modernization introduce to even the remote part of the world, Mother Nature has refused to release all her beauty to technology, preserving the best of best for exploration. Humanly speaking, no matter how advanced our cities and technology is, we sometimes gets tired of the noise, stress and rowdy environment, and would only wish for thing; been with Mother Nature.
There are magnificent mountains, sublime blue water lakes, gorgeous oceans with bewitching islands, the earth is just too beautiful beyond what words alone can try to describe. It is laced with breathe taking places with awesome scenery waiting for exploration.
The sad thing is that life is short, and the funds are limited, serving as hindrance to visiting all of the earth’s wonders. Yet there are over 100 unique must visit places to go before you die. These places reveal the stunning designs of the earth along with its unique theme. Here are 10 of them places to visit:
1. Antelope Canyon,US
Located on Navajo land near Page, Arizona, Antelope Canyon was formed by erosion of Navajo Sandstone, primarily due to flash flooding and secondarily due to other sub-aerial processes. Antelope Canyon is made up of two separate, photogenic slot canyon sections, mostly reffered to individually as Upper Antelope Canyon or The Crack; and Lower Antelope Canyon or The Corkscrew. The Navajo name for Upper Antelope Canyon is Tsé bighánílíní, which means “the place where water runs through rocks.” Lower Antelope Canyon is Hazdistazí, or “spiral rock arches.”
2. Santorini, Greece
Santorini island, a thousand years ago was nothing other the site of one of the largest volcanic explosions in history. Reverse is the case today as the island unfolds dazzling white houses, terraces with panoramic sea views, stunning sunsets, wild fun and its ancient storied history. The island represents pleasurable connotations, volcanic landscape, white red and black sand beaches, impressive traditional houses, balconies with view to the Volcano and lively night life. All these along with the remains of the antiquity and the myth of the Lost Atlantis justify the words with which visitors describe this island with: magical, wonderful, astonishing and simply indescribable.
3. Taj mahal, India
The Taj Mahal, considered “the jewel of Muslim art in India is one of the global marvels and world’s heritage. It was built from 1632-1653 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The vaulted walls and beautiful and beautiful gardens is a site to behold and its luxurious smaller rooms are nothing short of brilliancy displayed from the beginning of time.
4. Petra Jordan
Petra is Jordan’s most valuable treasure and greatest attraction and no doubt a wonder to the world. It is a vast, unique city, carved into the sheer rock face by the Nabataeans, an industrious Arab people who settled here more than 2000 years ago, turning it into an important junction for the silk, spice and other trade routes that linked China, India and southern Arabia with Egypt, Syria, Greece and Rome. This giant red mountain and its carvings have and want nothing to do with civilization than its appreciation of the excellence designs of the ancients.
5. Great Wall, China
Being the first structure ever constructed by man to be visible from space, the walls certainly earns itself a must-see award and also named the world heritage in 1987, the wall truly worth the award. Built for defence of the country, the great walls ended up to become a spectacle for admiration. Just like a gigantic dragon, it winds up and down across deserts, grasslands, mountains and plateaus, stretching approximately 8,851.8 kilometres (5,500 miles) from east to west of China. With a history of more than 2000 years, some of the sections are now in ruins or have disappeared. However, it is still one of the most appealing attractions all around the world owing to its architectural grandeur and historical significance. It is difficult sometimes to phantom the mastermind behind this great wall
Iceland is a land of boiling mud pools, spurting geysers, glaciers and waterfalls is also an adventure playground. Its breath taking landscape is an inspiration to artists and photographers. Iceland is the least densely populated country in Europe, with a pure, unpolluted and truly magical landscape. Iceland’s summers are surprisingly warm, lush and green, with days lengthening until midsummer, when the sun dips down to the horizon but never sets. During winter you can marvel at the amazing, undulating green, blue, yellow and pink lights of the aurora in the night sky, and the winters are not as cold as you might imagine. Regardless of when you visit, you can be assured of the warmth of the Icelanders’ welcome and their desire to share their culture and make every effort to ensure that your stay is a pleasant one.
7. Uluru (Ayers rock), Australia
Ayers Rock/ Uluru, the world’s largest monolith and an Aboriginal sacred site is Australia’s most famous natural landmark. Visitors may wish to make the tough 1.6km ascent to the top or take a walking tour around the rock with an aboriginal guide, learning about its fascinating history with the Uluru people and its importance in dream time legend.
8. Pyramid of Giza, Egypt
Built 4,500 years ago as a tomb for the fourth dynasty pharaoh Khufu, the pyramid remains the last of the ancient Seven Wonders of the World. With its original height been 481 feet high, it still has its title as the oldest, largest and most famous of the monuments in the world. The great pyramid has been robbed of its outer casings of polished white limestone which in turn decrease it from its original height of 481 feet to 450 feet. Regardless of that, the pyramid is still a wonder to see as its magnificently stands just it is from the day of old.
9. Bora bora
An uncomarable island rugged with natural l beauty, Bora Bora is nothing short of a pristine paradise complete with stunning views of the South Pacific. Surrounded with natural luxury and extravagance, you might just want to explore history by visiting its military cannons and archaeological sites, and restore your body and mind by relaxing in its natural splendor. Surely earns the US award of Best Island in the world 2012.
10. Victoria falls, Zimbabwe
Seeing Victoria Fall gives life a different experience, walking in the beautiful rain forest and looking at the scenic view points of the falls captivates the mind and makes it marvel at one of nature’s handiwork.. During the months of November to April (rainy season), the falls is at its peak, no way to avoid getting wet and the sound of the water almost deafening. With seventeen view points on display, the most impressive ones being the main falls and devil cataract where approx 500 million litres of water per minute flows over there in peak season. The falls are a staggering 1708 metres in width with a maximum height of 108 metres. For people with height phobia, taking a sunset cruise is nothing short of a thrilling experience.
Truly the Africa’s big apple, the city of Lagos is tentatively becoming a must-visit on the continent of Africa.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France. It is situated on the River Seine, in the north of the country, at the heart of the Île-de-France region.
With landmarks such as the Eiffel tower, Notre Dame de Paris and places like Disneyland Paris, Palace of Versailles, the french capital is definitely a place to visit.