From thirty thousand feet in the air when the KLM airbus was passing over the Lake Baikal, I wondered how it is down there. Baikal is a place of Wonder. It’s a place where you get mountains, forests, cheerful and hospitable people and some wild roaring rivers. But, even before I get into the details, [...]
Post date: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 17:25
Kurt Repanshek launched the National Parks weblog back in August 2005. This has become a great medium to share news, views and thoughts on National Parks. Although Repanshek claims the blog not to be a travel log, the blog is still a sort of travel log. Recently, the NPT website got revamped. The latest website [...]
Post date: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 17:24
The Sydney Opera House Forbes Traveler website has voted Sydney’s iconic Opera House as one of the world’s top tourist attractions. It is the only attraction in the Southern Hemisphere with more than four million annual visitors. Times Square in New York topped the list with an estimated 35 million visitors while Trafalgar Square (No. [...]
Post date: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 17:19
Every year World Travel Awards fever hits the travel community around the world, building to the crescendo of the annual Awards Presentation. It’s the premier global event which aims to promote excellence in the travel and tourism industry. Thousands of travel professionals cast their favorites on the web and anxiously wait to learn who will [...]
Post date: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 17:18
The next space race is on, and this time it’s for the masses. I shouldn’t have used the word ‘masses’ as the mesmerizing voyage is meant for those uber-rich only who can afford $200,000 per seat to enrich themselves with that zero-gravity weightlessness. But, space travel is not that painless as it might be prone [...]
Post date: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 17:18
In yet another effort to honor the king of rock and roll, the cruise ship company Carnival has launched the Elvis cruise. These cruises will be operating from Jacksonville, Florida. Jerry Schilling: a long time friend of Elvis Presley is the host of the voyage.The Carnival and Jazz Cruise operated ‘Fun Ship’ will be the [...]
Post date: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 17:17