Everyone raves about Scotland’s alternative capital, Glasgow – its down-to-earth locals, grand civic buildings from the days of the British Empire and tucked-away inner-city squares and gardens. Let’s put this city on the Clyde to the test and see what it has to offer during a day out on the town.
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For those who happen to find themselves in the vastness of India, there is southwestern city built on seven hills that embraces by the Arabian Sea. It is a city that is both known for its plentiful waterside terrain and rich history, full of religious relics, and ancient landmarks. It is a popular destination to both foreigners and native Indians alike. Named after the serpent god Anantha, mythical and all-powerful, the city of Thiruvananthapuram is the jewel of the emerald necklace that is the Kerala.
To truly understand India, you have to understand Mahatma Gandhi–the man who has become known as the “Father of the Nation”. The Gandhi’s Delhi Small Group Adventure Tour will enrich your knowledge of the role Gandhi played in shaping modern India and give you a different feel for Delhi.
So you’ve trawled the British Museum for Egyptian relics, the Science Museum for dinosaur bones and the V&A for Art Nouveau designer flair, but now you’d like to visit something a little different… London’s top-drawer museums are just the tip of the iceberg in this huge metropolis, and there are scores of tucked-away gems in this English capital of all things eccentric. To get you started, here is our list of London’s most idiosyncratic museum experiences.
Tintin was a big part of my childhood. On special occasions my parents would buy the latest book and I became totally absorbed by the great adventures of the Belgian reporter and his snowy dog. I remember the story was always set around the world and it brought great opportunities to learn about geography and cultures in a fun way! Tintin took me to Egypt, to America, to Congo, to the Himalayan mountains…
Exciting activities and experiences abound in New York City. No matter where in the city you visit, you’ll find something to do that’s unique to the Big Apple. And with that many choices, even locals find it a challenge to decide what to do. However, underneath its skyscraper skyline, New York City does have some must-do experiences. So we’ll start you off with our Top 5 Things to Do in NYC.
The wonderful Musée d’Orsay in Paris, home to one of the finest Impressionist and Post Impressionist collections in the world, celebrated its 25th anniversary on 9th December 2011. Marking the occasion, the museum has just undergone a two-year, â‚¬20 million refurbishment, the centrepiece of which is the splendid redesign and re-hang of the Impressionist Gallery, the “beating heart of the museum” as Museum President Guy Cogeval puts it. The complete restructuring of Pavillon Amont, the section which houses the gallery, is masterful. “Nouvel Orsay” is born, without the museum actually having had to close at any time.
Nashville is indisputably, “Music City, USA.” Home to some of the most legendary music venues in the country, Nashville spectacularly documents the city’s influence on the evolution of music in America, especially country music. Here are some of the top sights for music fans making a pilgrimage to this city in the heart of American pop culture.
As the largest and most heavily populated city in Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar is a logical place for many visitors to start their exploration of this beautiful country. Though the city itself can hardly be recognized for having a particularly clean environment, the pulsating hub of Mongolian commerce is home to both modern ways of life and the quaint and serene tradition of Mongolia’s rich culture and religion.
To me, Split, Croatia had always been a ferry terminal, a place to catch a boat over to one of the gorgeous Croatian islands: Hvar, BraÄ, Vis. But this year I decided to stay for a week, to actually slow down and stop, look around so that when people said: Have you been to Split? I could honestly say yes.
The short story is that I came for a week and I stayed for three.