Travel Destinations Articles
Expert Author: Manshu Buston
One of the biggest party days of the year- New Year’s Eve is fast approaching. New Year’s celebrations may vary around the world, but one thing is common that is music, dancing and spectacular display of fireworks to set the sky ablaze. For many, this day is meant to be spent with family and close friends.
Expert Author: Howard Clemens
Student trips to New York City need to include the Tenement Museum in Lower Manhattan on their itinerary. This is the perfect place to study the life of the 19th Century Immigrant's journey in the U.S. Located near Chinatown in Lower Manhattan at 103 Orchard Street, the Tenement Museum is one of the most important museums chronicling the extensive history of American immigration in the past two centuries.
The state of Kerala and the various tourist spots are well connected with rail, road and air communication facilities. The three international airports in the state are located at Trivandrum, Cochin and Calicut while two additional airports are in the offing at Kannur and Pathanamthitta.
Kanyakumari is a place in the district of Kanyakumari in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. The town previously called Cape Comorin is the southernmost place of the mainland India. It is situated at a distance of 88 kilometers from the capital city Tiruvananthpuram of Kerala state. It is one of the popular tourist destinations in India.
A number of monuments and forts are the popular places of tourist attractions and those include Jaigarh Fort, Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, City Palace, Nahargarh Fort, Jai Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Rambagh Palace, Central Museum and Albert Hall Museum to name a few.
Himachal Pradesh is an Indian state situated in the north-western side of the country, in the lap of snow, as its name literally means. Shimla as its capital is itself a place of scenic beauty. The state of Himachal Pradesh has many tourist spots frequented by tourists from India and all over the world. Those are besides Shimla, Bir, Dharamshala, Kullu, Dalhausie, Manali, Joginder Nagar, Keylong and Mandi to name a few.
Gulmarg is a hill station situated in the state of Jammu and Kashmir of India. Its literal meaning is ‘meadow of flowers’ or the place of roses and is a popular skiing spot in the district of Baramula. The place is located at 52 kilometers from Srinagar well within the range of the Himalayas and is only a few miles from the international border between India and Pakistan having an average elevation of 8825 feet.
Tourism is its main industry located predominantly in the coastal areas. Tourists from all over the world, especially from European countries, flock on its beaches mainly during the winter and Indian tourists during the monsoon and rainy seasons.
Dharamshala is a city situated in Kangra district of the state of Himachal Pradesh in India. The place is full of hills, and one can see the ruins of forts and monuments got built by Raja Harichand. The Kangra Art Museum is another place worth visiting which displays artifacts of Tibetan and Buddhist cultures some of which dating back to 5th century.
Delhi, Agra and Jaipur are three exciting cities of India forming a triangle called golden triangle due to their geographical locations. Delhi is the present political capital of India and a historical city. One can trace back its history to the Mahabharata period with its name as Indraprastha, the capital of the Pandavas.