Travel And Leisure Articles
Expert Author: Billi Pixton
When an engaged couple decides on a destination wedding, they look for a place that is not only affordable but fun and reflects their common interests. A seaside wedding in Florida may just be the ultimate wedding for many couples. One of the first places they would call is for beach photography on Anna Maria Island so they have a tangible record of their union they can view time and time again.
Expert Author: Alexey Zimarev
A lot of studies pays due attention on the important role that tourism can play in rural development, Alexey Zimarev says there are many potential benefits purely in economic terms. The main benefits purely in economic terms. The main benefits so far mentioned or identified are it creates jobs, increases the income or local tax revenues. And there are many positive effects that tourism can bring to quality of life issues, including a greater "sense of place" for rural residence, an upgrading of local cultural facilities. It also provides an enhancement of regional conservation efforts.
Expert Author: Jay Bryce
Yosemite National Park, one of the first wilderness parks in the United States, is best known for its waterfalls, but within its nearly 1,200 square miles, you can find deep valleys, grand meadows, ancient giant sequoias, a vast wilderness area, and much more. The Tioga Road/Big Oak Flat Road National Scenic Byway is nestled within the borders of Yosemite National Park. Full of scenic, natural and historical treasures, the byway offers numerous opportunities for both learning and recreation.
Expert Author: Raj Choudhary
Pushkar Camel Fair is a dearth and unique combination of religious culture in Rajasthan. The fair is organized in the holy town of Pushkar located about 13 km from Ajmer, on the edge of a small and beautiful lake. Every year during the early October and late November, Pushkar is decorated with hoards of camels. Not in hundreds, the number swells to thousands. Tourists from all over the world come to witness the gala event.
Expert Author: Rajesh Raj
Well summer knocked the door and every one is definitely seeking for break which is very essential for every one. However there are numerous holiday destinations in this world which are brilliant in their own way but Goa is one of the beautiful destinations which synonymous only with fun and romance. It is the perfect state of India which is fondly referred as Queen of Beaches. There are plenty to do, see and 'feel' and chill out too in this beautiful destination. This is the only place where parties and carnivals always go hand in hand. This place is spotted with pristine beaches, magnificent churches, temples, wildlife sanctuaries, monuments, forts and many alike which tourists can experience in this beautiful state.
Expert Author: Laine McKenna
Each year kite enthusiasts from all over come to Treasure Island to take part in the Treasure Island Kite Festival. The festival features a weekend full of colorful arial displays set to music, competition, and more. With the area's stunning winter sunsets, it's a hit among vacationers and locals, year after year. Typically held in mid-January, when the cool Gulf breeze is certainly at its best, the event is the largest kite festival in the state of Florida. Sanctioned by the Eastern League Sport Kite Association, the event also serves as the host of the Treasure Island Sport Kite Championship, featuring kite flyers from all across the U.S. Winners of the competition earn a bid to compete in the Grand Nationals.
Expert Author: Art Vandelay
Anybody wishing to travel to Australia, who does not hold an Australian or New Zealand passport, will require a travel visa. There are many different types of visas, depending on your requirements. The most common types of visa are tourist visas, working holiday visas, business visas and student visas. There are also variations on these, such as short stay (3 month), 6 month or 12 month tourist visas.
Expert Author: Aalia Khan
India is a land which happens to be a trend setter when it comes to portraying multi religious spirit and oneness. The inhabitants of the country have mutual respect for each other's spiritual backgrounds. They are at complete ease while indulging themselves in the occasions and festivities of other communities and backgrounds. This positivity sounds possible due to the immense faith that people have in their deities and the admiration that they show towards all places of religious interest. Religious and Pilgrimage Tours of India are a peek into the spirituality, divinity, deep-rooted religious customs, interesting rituals and accompanied local arts of different regions of India.
Expert Author: Mark Bottell
At the end of a holiday, a souvenir often provides the perfect memento. This is an object that you can put on your mantelpiece and instantly be transported back to those two weeks in Rhodes where you ate calamari for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and spent the evenings drinking retsina in a local tavern. However, if your holiday is slightly longer than the average two weeks then you may want to take home something a little more meaningful than a tacky straw donkey. So while on your gap year projects, forego the usual souvenirs and take something really special home with you- like a qualification.
Expert Author: Mark Bottell
With mounting student debts, zealous competition for jobs and fewer graduate recruitment schemes, the future is certainly beginning to look a little bleak for those coming out of university life. So, how do you set yourself apart from the other graduates? Well that depends; some people choose to print their CV on coloured paper, others return to university to study for Masters and PhD degrees, and the more sensible embark on gap year projects.