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Summary: One of the most prominent natural parks in Borneo, Tanjung Puting is also a beautiful sanctuary for orangutans and a great place to learn about environment. It is not a secret that forest in Indonesia is in threat of extinction due to activities, such as illegal logging, which even has reached national park. Therefore, many efforts have been made to increase people’s conscience and knowledge about environment. Tanjung Puting is one of the national parks in Borneo Island, in West Kalimantan area in particular. The forest is a...

Summary: Indonesia has large Chinese populations, and Chinese New Year customs in Indonesia reflect beautiful blend between Chinese and local cultures. Indonesia is a giant melting pot for various cultures, including Chinese. Therefore, Chinese New Year is an event that is hugely celebrated in this country. While the Chinese descendants in various areas still maintain the old traditions every year, the celebrations can also be enjoyed by other people, especially in Chinatown areas. Chinese New Year celebrations and customs in Indonesia...

You may be working hard and saving your money for your children and for your own self. But once in a while, you need to break yourself free from everything and go on a holiday. You need to spend some money and relax and refresh yourself. If you are planning to go on a holiday to Sydney, use the following tips to make your Sydney holidays enjoyable and memorable. Plan to visit Sydney at the right time. Sydney is loved for its warm and sunny weather, but there are certain months of the year which are not too good. From mid June until...

Are you planning to explore Costa Rica? The Latin American country has its origin in the Central America and is surrounded by popular spots Nicaragua and Panama, along with the beautiful Caribbean Sea going to the east while the magnificent North Pacific Ocean going to the West. The awe-inspiring tourist destination boasts a diversity of weather conditions, for instance, the highlands are quite cool, while the Central Valley and San Jose hold a spring climate and the Caribbean and Pacific coasts remain hot the entire year. If you have...

Summary: If you love Harry Potter, you must come to these places where magic behind the phenomenal books and movies happened. Do you love Harry Potter as much as you love your kids? Maybe you must consider going to places where all the magic happened in the book series and movies. J. K. Rowling picked some famous places in Britain as settings for her characters, and the movie installments further enhanced the real-like magic world feeling by bringing the book settings to life. You can recreate the adventure of Harry Potter and his friends,...

Words: Len Rutledge   Pictures: Phensri Rutledge Yangon, the largest city in Myanmar, is green and cool with lush tropical trees, shady parks and beautiful lakes. As it rapidly develops it has also acquired traffic problems, poverty and signs of international commerce. On first sight it is a typical Asian city, but you quickly realise that it is less modern than its Asian peers and it has its own calm culture. The city right now feels like a frontier town in transition. The locals still dress in traditional longyi and only a small percentage...

There is a history of love affair between America & Tacos and it is one of the  most favorite finger street food popular throughout the subcontinent. Its the traditional Mexican dish made of wheat or corn tortilla rolled around a filling such as beef, pork, fish, seafood or vegetables garnished with salsa, avocado, tomato, onions or lettuce. The first ever taco feast documented in the history was held in 1520  by Herman Cortes with his captains before he & his army set out to invade the Aztecs Empire. The word ‘Taco’...

How often did you hear an opinion that Caribbean islands resemble paradise for every person? Did you notice that most visitors regarded this part of the world as the most precious, fragile and astonishing piece of a virgin nature. In addition to these positive feedbacks some disturbing moods ahave been recently noticed in the tourist community. With the big amount of murders and other smaller crimes, a very important question is asked by more and more tourists: “Can we feel safe on Caribbean islands?” Indeed, today certain doubts concerning...

Posted on Dec 22 2013 - 12:30pm by Mary Stedul
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Blessed with overwhelming beauty, Croatia is becoming number one destination for world wide travelers. Though there are many reasons on why you should visit – miles of stunning coastline, wealth of culture and great food, exploring it’s beautiful National parks is one thing that you must include in your itinerary if you choose to visit this country. Here is an overview of the most popular Croatian National parks. Brijuni national park Brijuni is located on the western Istrian coast and consists of 14 islands and islets, covering...

Although Croatia is a major tourist destination during the summer, many people overlook the country’s capabilities for hosting a great New Year’s Eve party. So, if you’re still not sure where to go for the last party of the year, we offer five Croatian cities where these parties are unforgettable and spectacular. Zagreb The main celebration is held at the Ban Jelacic’s Square. It usually consists of several musical acts and a lot of fireworks while local vendors sell food, drink and trinkets. However, there are...