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CPI Mobile Ad Network | CPI, CPA, CPS Affiliate Network – Apps Discover. Agra: The Taj City - TRAVELLER. Located beautifully upon the banks of the river Yamuna in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, the city of Agra is a travel destination that requires little introduction. Home to the world renowned Taj Mahal, the city of Agra offers its visitors a plunge into the architectural brilliance of the Mughals, who ruled India for 331 years. Besides the Taj Mahal, the Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri are among the main tourist attractions. These three iconic monuments have also been designated as UNESCO World heritage Sites. This travel guide to Agra will help you make the best of your visit to the Taj City. Places to Go The Taj Mahal: The magnificent and wildly popular monument made out of pure white marble always tops itineraries of travellers visiting Agra.

How to Get There? Agra is about 230 kilometres away from the national capital, Delhi. Where to Stay? The best places to stay during your Agra visit are at hotels located at Fatehabad road or those towards the eastern gate of the Taj Mahal. Top-7 Tourist Destination of India During Monsoon - TRAVELLER. A Little Guidance for Your Spain Trip - TRAVELLER. Imagine a sandy beach with blue umbrellas, the sun slowly setting on the horizon, spreading its warm orange glow, you lying on a hammock, feeling the gentle warmth of the breeze. This in my heart is what it feels like to be in Spain.

The land of afternoon siestas, limited store hours, and a happy laid back life. Come here for some soul music, to find your lost taste in art, or just for lessons on taking life a little easy. A four-five days backpacking tour is ideal to experience the joy that Spain is. Major costs Flights and Transportation: The flight from India to Spain is one of the major expenses. When travelling locally in Spain, rates across different cities vary. Money Saving Tip: While travelling by trains is faster, take the bus if you do have some extra time on your hands.

Accommodation: Staying in Spain is cheaper than other European countries. Money Saving Tip: If you are visiting in the peak tourist season of July- September, hotels and accommodations will be expensive. Dharamshala: A Land That Cradles Buddhism - TRAVELLER. Thinking about the land that cradled Buddhism, I looked forward to my trip to Dharamshala, another city with a predominant Buddhist culture.

Born and brought up in Gurugram, where I never saw any Buddhist architecture. I was entirely unfamiliar to concepts like stupas, thangkas, pagodas and prayer wheels. Dharamshala is all about vibrant Tibetan flags, beautiful rolling prayer wheels and the rejuvenating sound of the ringing bells and chirping birds. My first day was dedicated to exploring the beautiful Norbulingka Institute of Tibetan Culture.

Built in an authentic traditional Tibetan style, the institute is nestled in a lovely garden of meandering paths, flowing streams, ponds and bridges. The tranquillity here is a refreshing breathe from the ever honking and bustling of city life. Day two saw the adventurer in me setting off on a much memorable trek to Triund. Another interesting but not as exhausting as Triund was the two-kilometre trek to Bhagsu Falls on my third day of the trip. Leh : The heaven On earth - TRAVELLER. At one time the capital of the Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh, the district of Leh is absolutely enchanting to say the least.

Few places come close to being as mesmerising and soul awakening as Leh. It was a morning flight from Delhi airport that took me to this fabulous land of fairytale bliss. Far off as it might seem, the plane journey to Leh is just a matter of an hour from Delhi, terminating at the only airport In Leh-theKushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport. After landing there, one can expect to experience some dizziness, headaches or even acute mountain sickness (AMS). Suggested places to Visit Pangong Lake: The Pangong Tso (Tibetan for high grassland lake) is one of the key attractions of Leh. Where to Stay? When I visited Leh, I planned to stay near Pangong Lake in a camp.

There are some excellent restaurants near the Lake. Mcleodganj, Himachal Pradesh - TRAVELLER. McLeodganj is a beautiful weekend getaway for those who live in NCR, Punjab or Haryana. It is a much-loved destination to live the midst of nature. McLeod promises something or the other for everyone and for every soul. With the unpredictable summers of Delhi which causes sweat-dreaded hot days with the mercury racing along the 45° mark. It’s the worst season to be living in Delhi and most Delhiites will agree to me.

So, this summer, as soon as the mausam vibhaag made the predictions, I decided to head up to north, to a cooler climate. My destination was McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh. I chose to drive and hence, left home before the break of dawn. McLeod Ganj was surprisingly different from rest of hill station I had been to. There were a lot of foreign tourists around; most appeared to be backpackers just like me. Sightseeing in McLeod Ganj Brace yourself to walk when you are here. Here are a few of those numerous beautiful places that I visited here during my stay: St. Dubai: Live Life, The Sultan Way - TRAVELLER.

Dubai is one of the most popular seven emirates that makes the famous United Arab Emirates. The country is favorite of many because of its man-made islands, shopping malls and sky-rise buildings such as the Burj Khalifa and Mall of Emirates. Recognised as one of the most expensive city in the world and the most expensive city in the Middle East. Traveling to Dubai will definitely hit you hard money-wise. Looking on the bright side I had a huge list of many things to do in Dubai, on the top of the list there was- dune bashing and camel riding to shopping and of course relishing the delicious Middle Eastern cuisine. Explore the city. Dubai is best visited between February and April, which is the mild season with temperatures in the twenties. Also, do look out for the timing of Ramadan while you’re planning. At arrival, you will get a visa free of charge, this will last for 30-days.

Here’s what not to do in Dubai: Avoid drinking alcohol or being drunk in public. How to save money in Dubai: Paris: An Enthralling Experience in the City of Light - TRAVELLER. One word that strikes the mind when one hears the name Paris is magical. The City of Light, as it is popularly known worldwide, unique city is home to around 10 million people. With its beautiful city plan, exquisite architecture, museums, bridges, cathedrals, parks, shopping, flea markets, sidewalk cafes, wide and luxurious boulevards, elegant cuisine and numerous monuments, Paris never ceases to enthrall you with all that it has in store. If the hint of a plan wandering around a visit to Paris is on your mind, here a few tips that could come in handy before and during your visit: TIP 1: You don’t necessarily have to buy tickets for the Eiffel tower or for any other monument online, which will just cost you much more than it would if you purchase tickets at the location or at your hotel.

Almost every hotel provides tickets. TIP 2: When you visit the destination, you’ll encounter locals who will offer to rescue you from the queue in exchange for money. VISA Details Squares in Paris. Hong Kong: The Shopper's Paradise - TRAVELLER. It’s a shopper’s paradise, owing to its relaxed taxation on goods. Besides, it is home to a multitude of business opportunities, with many Indian businesses on the forefront too. Such is Hong Kong, the city of towering skyscrapers studded with a ceaseless chain of noodle stands. Contributing a whopping eight million to the world population, the eventful city also has one of the biggest hub airports in the world. To a visitor who is not used to being in crowded places, Hong Kong can prove to be too overwhelming. Visa details Indian nationals must apply for and successfully complete online pre-arrival registration before they can continue to enjoy the current 14-day visa-free visit or enter Hong Kong during transit (except in direct transit by air and not leaving the airport transit area), unless they belong to one of the categories of persons who may continue to come to Hong Kong visa-free without pre-arrival registration.

The Octopus Card Places to Visit at Hong Kong Squares in Hong Kong. ICELAND: Dive in The Heavenly Beauty of Land of Sharp Contrasts - TRAVELLER. Iceland, A land created for the extreme experience. Blessed with abundance of Mountains, Volcanoes, Rivers, Lakes, Caves and picturesque rough terrains that waits for you to be tackled. If you are an outdoor ninja, it’s your paradise! If you are an indoor-snuggly snail, get ready for a never fading warm and welcoming experience of your life. Iceland is perfect for your inner adventure ninja. Most of us make a mistake by going to Iceland for nature. The creative juices flow here in Iceland just like the geothermal water. Food, another factor which makes the Icelandic by-lanes more flavourful. Where to Stay in Iceland? Inevitably, you’ll get your first taste of Iceland in the city of Reykjavík where you’ll find yourself rubbing your shoulders with over half of the Icelandic population.

Places to Visit: Reykjavík Though one of Europe’s smaller capitals, the vibrant heart of Iceland offers everything from style-conscious bars and restaurants to great museums and galleries. Blue Lagoon Akureyri. Wandering Through the Medieval Beauty of Pisa - TRAVELLER. Straddling the river Arno in the Tuscany region of Central Italy is a city beautifully studded with historic churches and medieval palaces. Home to the world renowned leaning tower, Pisa is a dream land for adventurers and travelers from all around the world.

Beside the iconic tower, Pisa also nests the University of Pisa, which has a history that dates back to as far as the 12th century. A visit to Pisa definitely promises to charm the traveller with its exquisite concoction of historic and modern times. About the City : Although the origin of the city of Pisa has remained unknown, its founding has been accredited to the Pelasgi, the Greeks, the Etruscans, and the Ligurians. The city of Pisa was first settled in a region of Italy that was relatively uninhabited at the time. The city of Pisa, as we know it today, is a result of many global influences that affected the entire world, not just Italy and the surrounding areas. Best Area to Stay in Pisa: Exploring Jakarta: A Guide to the Chaotically Vibrant City - TRAVELLER.

Nested beautifully on the northwest coast of the world’s most populous island of Java is Indonesia’s economic, cultural and political centre, Jakarta. The vibrant city is home to over an emphatic 10 million of the world’s population and has an economic growth rate that surpasses that of the likes of Kuala Lumpur, Beijing and Bangkok. It is a chaotic yet colourful amalgamation of a multitude of languages and cultures with beautiful places that provide an escape to locals and tourists alike. Top Places to Visit in Jakarta Grand Indonesia Mall: Spanning magnificently across an area of over six- hundred- thousand square metres is one of the topmost shopping malls in Jakarta: The Grand Indonesia Shopping Town which consists of Grand Indonesia Shopping Mall, Menara BCA (BCA Tower), Kempinski Private Residences and Hotel Indonesia.

There are a total of 3,122 animal specimens including birds. Transportation in Jakarta: Local Buses: Local Buses are the best and cheapest mode of travel at Jakarta. Mauritius: Beaches, Reefs, Lagoons and Adventure - TRAVELLER. Boasting of picturesque beaches, sumptuous lagoons, and spectacular reefs, the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius is considered as one of the best honeymoon destinations in the world. About 2,000 kilometers off the southeast coast of Africa, the island of Mauritius is surrounded by more than 150 km of white sandy beaches and lagoons that are protected from the open sea by the world’s third largest coral reef, which surrounds the island. The Beaches of Mauritius Belle Mare: The beautiful beach of Belle Mare is the favourite haunt of locals who come here to spend their free days, and for fishermen who can usually be seen setting off out to the sea for the day’s catch. The beach is mostly quiet, with tourists walking along its bright white sand and the nearby resorts offering entertainment to their guests.Ile aux Cerfs: Known as the deer island in English, the Ile aux Cerfs is a privately owned island near the east coast of Mauritius.

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