Friday, 30 December 2016

The most beautiful 7 places in England

England has many beautiful landscapes, this article is an introduction to the most beautiful 7 places in England:

1: Cotswold

Cotswold is not only a paradise for hikers, where the hotels from decoration to service, have maintained an old style. If you want to feel the old UK in old films, you should travel to here.
2: Lake District
Lake District attracts visitors of all ages and different income levels. Whether it is a quiet holiday, or travel and sightseeing; or outdoor sports, or pure luxury travel, the Lake District is a very good choice.

3: Scottish Highlands
Many people refer to the Scottish Highlands as the best scenic area in Europe. The Scottish Highlands are sparsely populated with mountains, including the highest mountain in the UK, Ben Nevis.
4: Richmond Park
Richmond Park covers an area of 9.55 square kilometers, is the largest royal garden in London, and it owns more than 600 red deer and fallow deer.
5: Llanberis Pass
Llanberis Pass is famous for its desolate beauty and unique tranquility, where the world-class climbing sites are also popular with bold climbing enthusiasts and photographers. Maybe it can top the list of England's most beautiful natural scenery.

6: Jurassic coast
Jurassic coast has been included in the World Heritage list, over 140 thousand years of history, is the fifth largest natural landscape of England. There are many natural limestone arched doors, which is the most photogenic scenery on the coast.
7: Hope Valley
Peak District is the second largest tourist park in the world, with rugged, scenic landscapes, picturesque villages, and historic houses.  The Valley of Hope is the most unique scenery in Peak District.

The pictures are from Link 1, Link 2, and Link 3.

Thursday, 22 December 2016

Strange forest hotel

It's a unique, strange hotel in primeval forest, like a hill covered with moss and weeds, the only one entrance is a suspension bridge hanging in the air; at the top there is a fountain, spraying water each day.

Located in a nature reserve area of Chile, very comfortable environment. When you go out for a walk, always have a chance to see some wild animals... It is understood that its accommodation prices range from 150 pounds to 260 pounds a night.

The pictures are from here.

Friday, 16 December 2016

Thailand Elephant Festival

The dates and locations of Thailand Elephant Festival:

Elephant is the largest living mammal in the land,  African elephant weighs up to 8 tons or so, 11 ft high, lifespan is about 45 years; Asian elephant weighs up to 4 tons or so, 8.8 ft high, lifespan is about 65 years. Thailand is known as the 'elephant country', on the third weekend in November each year, an elephant festival will be held in Surin, Thailand, which attracts many animal lovers and tourists each year.

The interesting facts and legends about Thailand Elephant Festival:

During the festival, many elephants covered with beautiful ribbons and hanging gold bells, will show their warm welcome to all visitors... the final program consisting of many soldiers dressed in ancient war uniforms and elephants,  will show the battle scenes of Thailand people's struggle for independence in the 13th Century with the help of elephants. After the performance ends, visitors may ride elephant.

More interesting facts:

African elephants, you may recognize them from their large ears, besides Africa elephants usually sleep standing up, Whereas Asia elephants sleep lying down.  

The pictures are from here and Here.

Thursday, 8 December 2016

20 cultural taboos in 20 countries

When you travel in some countries, must know local cultural taboo, or DON’T; this article is an brief introduce about 20 cultural taboos in 20 countries:

In New Zealand: Do not press the horn;
In Japan: Do not give a tip;
In France: Don’t ask or talk about anything about money;
In India: Do not touch the opposite sex in public places;
In Norway: Do not ask anyone whether to go to church;
In Ukraine: when buy flowers, the number of flowers must be odd numbers.

In UK: Do not ask the income or salary of others;
In Germany: Do not celebrate birthday ahead of time: 
In Ireland: Do not imitate their accent;
In Kenya: Do not call the name of others first; 
In Chile: Do not eat anything with your hands;
Singapore: Do not eat anything on public transport, such as buses and subways;

In Turkey: Do not make OK gestures, which means attack locally; 
In Hong Kong:  Don't stand road;
In United States:  Must give a tip;
In Italy: Do not choose cappuccino at the restaurant;
In China: Do not take umbrellas and clock as gifts; 
In Hungary: do not make a sound when clinking glasses:

In Malaysia: Do not use your index finger to point at other people;
In Taiwan: Do not knock at a bowl or put chopsticks upright in a bowl; besides the number 4 means unlucky.
For detailed cultural taboos in some countries, please consult local travel agents which may be found on our blog.

The pictures are from Link 1Link 2 and Link 3.

Thursday, 1 December 2016

Where to travel in winter?

This list will give you some ideas about some best winter travel destinations, these winter resorts all own warm weather and bright sunshine even in winter:

Dumaguete in Philippines:
It is very easy to swim together with whale shark in here, you may every day encounter them;  there are many original coral reefs, after entering into 10 m below the sea surface are all kinds of beautiful tropical fish,  a good time to play diving.

Bohol Island in Philippines
In addition to snorkeling and watching the sea, parent-child activities are also very rich, such as one of the shots for "Harry Potter" - Chocolate Hill, as well as the world's smallest monkey - glasses monkey, 10 CM long or so, weighing about 150 gram.

Saipan Island in the United States
Visa-free entry, seven-color sea water ... besides coconut trees, sea breeze, sunlight, blue waves, snorkeling, there are adventure activities:  driving a sports car or off-road vehicles, shuttle in mysterious jungles, and even pilot a plane to overlook the whole island!

Bintan Island in Indonesia (leased to Singapore)
Still retains original natural landscape, boating in mangroves, small squirrels and golden monkeys can be seen everywhere. May ride elephants strolling in the rain forest, then in the Kollam restaurant eat cheap but delicious black pepper crab when seeing the most beautiful sunset ... 

Sri Lanka
Windsurfing or surfing extreme sports, watch blue whale (from December to next April). Besides, this country also owns the world's most beautiful train travel routes including the train travel on the sea. As well as Unique stilts fishing on the Kolkar coast, Lion Rock in the air palace and so on.

Tahiti in French Polynesia
Known as "the closest place to heaven", also owns the world’s only one oysters which can produce black pearl!  Local travel activities include submarines adventure, sea walking and helicopter air travel and so on.

Phuket in Thailand
Many visitors, but very cheap hotel fee, even five-star resort hotels; there are very exciting water sports, lively Patong night market and delicious food, you may also experience the local people life in Banzan seafood market.

Bali in Indonesia
Not only attractive white sandy beaches, the tourists who like outdoor activities may go to the east and north of Bali island, the diving lovers may go to the Tulamben, the climbing lovers may go to the Badol volcano, the art lovers may go to the middle area where you may visit stone carving village, silverware village, and so on...

Of course, not all travelers like warm winter travel, for the travelers who like cold winter travel, both Russia and Iceland are good choices.
Pictures are from Link 1 and Link 2