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Bangkok - TRAVELLER. Belgium: A Land of Beer, Chocolates and Fries - TRAVELLER. Some travel there for a glimpse of the world wars, a few journey to amass learnings about the European Union, but many wander off to the land of Belgium simply for the merriment the nation has to offer in the form of its beer, chocolates and fries.

For, fascinating as it might occur, this tiny country easily houses over a thousand breweries within its borders; a fact that might not seem as surprising if one were to know that the brewers of Belgium were among the pioneers of perfect beer brewing. Besides, if waffles and frites are among all those other Belgian things that occur tempting to you, allow this travel guide to show you the way to an effortless trip to this Western European nation. About the Country: Lying in Western Europe, the sovereign state of Belgium shares borders with France, Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.

The territory of Belgium is divided into three federal regions: 1) Flanders – the northern, Dutch-speaking region of the country. VISA Information: 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. By bus, metro or taxi you can get around the city in 2-3 hours depending on traffic. 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. 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. But if you’re still determined to have it on your bucket list, this travel guide will give you a perfect shot at making your Hong Kong experience a memorable one. Visa details Read more on: The Octopus Card Places to Visit at Hong Kong Disney LandThe PeakCruiseOcean ParkLantau IslandLan Kwai Fong Squares in Hong Kong Times Square The Best Place to Stay.

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. It is rugged and beautiful and perfect on eyes for all year around. The landscapes serve as a lovely backdrop for whatever activity that you have in your mind.

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 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. Of course, Italy wasn’t around then and Pisa was a Roman settlement. As a coastal town, Pisa was an important Roman port and merchant centre. 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. The Seven Coloured Earths Transport Food.

To the Land of Canals and Cycles: A Tour Guide to Amsterdam - TRAVELLER. Famous for its many canals, its marijuana- dispensing coffee shops and its red light districts, Amsterdam, the capital city of the Netherlands is an interesting and unique destination for travellers from all around the world. Being one of the most watery cities in the world, Amsterdam has a quarter of its surface area taken up by canals and harbours, which not only serve as areas of recreation, but also facilitate legitimate transport across the city via the multitude of pleasure boats registered in the city.

Besides canals and boats, Amsterdam has an abundance of bicycles; so much so that the bicycles here outnumber the human population of the city! In fact, cycling in Amsterdam is a way of life made easier by the city’s unbeatable network of cycle routes and flat landscape. Places to Visit Public Squares in Amsterdam: The Dam Square: Also known as simply the Dam, it is the main town square and is considered as the very centre of the city.

Transport Where to Stay? Abu Dhabi: The Cultural Heart of the UAE - TRAVELLER. Welcome to an exciting city where nothing stands still. Abu Dhabi is the capital and the second most populous city of the UAE (Dubai being the first). It is considered as the hub of tourists and the home of the world’s largest hand-loomed carpet, the fastest roller coaster, the highest high tea, the tower with greatest lean, the largest cluster of cultural buildings of 21st century and much more. If you are looking to get engaged with Gulf’s culture, this perfect place called Abu Dhabi offers opportunities to understand the UAE’s history through its rich museums, surprising exhibitions and tours.

Abu Dhabi also attracts travellers through a range of activities like wedding & honeymoon, golfing, soft adventure, MICE and sports. Former Times The name Abu Dhabi means ‘Father of the Gazelle’ when literally translated from Arabic. It probably referred to the few gazelles that inhabit the emirate. Sheikh Zayed was known as the ‘Father of the Nation’. Cultural Background Weather Pattern Foodstuff.