Follow Travel Tips to Enjoy



Travelling is a part of recreation which gives pleasure, entertainment and happiness to people those who are always busy in their life. Everybody needs some recreational programs in their lives which increases their mental abilities and also physical health. Travelling and visiting the interested places acts as a medicine to come out of their routine life.

One can enjoy travelling with their kids, which gives more pleasure and remains a memorable trip, unless they pay attention on some important issues. To make the trip a memorable experience one should be cautious before they start their journey, especially when they are travelling with kids.
France is well known for its greatest treasures in Europe. It is one of the world's most popular tourist place and every year, nearly 83 million people throughout the world visit France. Visiting France does not mean visiting only Paris. There are many more visiting places throughout the country. Recently, many tourist companies assembled many activities for kids in France, where the parents can also enjoy the trip without any disturbances.
France is well known for its greatest treasures in Europe. It is one of the world's most popular tourist place and every year, nearly 83 million people throughout the world visit France. Visiting France does not mean visiting only Paris. There are many more visiting places throughout the country. Recently, many tourist companies assembled many activities for kids in France, where the parents can also enjoy the trip without any disturbances. Are you planning for a holiday trip with your family to France, just follow the tips and enjoy the trip. If one has to visit a new tourist place the traveler has to know how to travel, where to travel and when to travel. Holding an itinerary guide gives the full information. It is always better if one holds an itinerary with them to maximize fun and save time to reach the required destination. Having a popular itinerary is always suggestible for the tourist travelers to have correct knowledge about the beaches, city and any important places. To have a coastal experience one can visit Biarritz, Bordeaux and Biarittz , these places are combined with Paris . TGV train is also connected from Paris to these places so one can visit these with their families. One should plan the trip to Paris for a minimum of four days to experience the lights of the city. The tourist travelers have to keep in mind if they are visiting any seaside places and beautiful beaches such as Nice and Cannes, usually in summer these places are very busy and visitors have to book their accommodation before they reach the place. Those who love to have an enthusiasm to watch the mountains; they can visit Chamonix, Mountains in the Alps. Here kids enjoy a lot because there they can enjoy skiing. One can visit this place comfortably with kids. Those who are travelling to Paris, they can choose apartment for the accommodation. It is most convenient for the families to stay. It is noticeable that apartment rentals are charged for a minimum of four to five days stay. Travelers have to prepare for that to stay in an apartment. Some apartment rentals keep a notice stating “child friendly”, make sure to know the meaning of the terms. Choose a Guest House for accommodation in the countryside which connects with other travelling places and families. To avoid waiting in queues,Pre bookings is always safe to save your time. Especially those who want to visit the Eiffel Tower with families. There is a museum called The Pompidou Centre, in this the artists designed the exhibits with rotation. Kids enjoy this museum very much. It is free for the kids and adults have to buy a ticket. In some places along with sightseeing, there are certain activities like Ziplining in France, involving in these activities is a great thrill for kids. So don't miss the fun. Tips to be followed in transport · The easiest and fastest train, The Eurostar train which is connected from London to Paris is the most comfortable transportation for the travelers to reach Paris within a short period of 2 hours and 15 minutes. So opt this train to reach your destination safely, cheaply and quickly. · One has to plan their vacation time and budget properly. If the budget wary they have to spend more money to save their time. · One can buy a travelling pass to travel in Metro. It is the cheapest mode of transportation for nearest and short trips. Dining in France Children are allowed in restaurants with proper training and good behavior.
Other Important Information
Medical: For any reason, if one needs a doctor's support, with a call from you, the doctor will visit your place for less than what you expect. Travel Insurance: Travel Insurance companies have three types of coverages. They are cancellation coverage, baggage coverage and health coverage. Having itineraries , Medical and Travel Insurance makes your trip a very awesome and memorable trip in your life.


France the iconic tourist destination



Everybody all across the globe knows France as a world-class traveling spot. France has all the travel variety that caters to people with diverse interests. It has museums rich with historical masterpieces. It has natural flora and fauna that gives the best view France can offer. It has a culture-rich past which goes all the way back even before the ancient Romans. For food and wine lovers, you will definitely be spoilt for choice with the vast selection of gourmet that goes with fine wine. It is often difficult to decide where to explore first as France contains many culture-rich towns and villages.

For a start, Paris, the capital of France, is a must-go for city lovers. You will deeply love Paris city at your first sight the moment you immerse yourself in the city. There will be no shortage of landmark tourist attraction in Paris. For instance, you can snap pictures with your loved ones right in front of the iconic Eiffel Tower. For romantic couples, you can consider strolling beside The Seine, a scenic waterway in Paris. For those with time to spare, you can always head down to Café Saint Regis for a lovely cup of coffee. Spending time in the magical bookstore can bring a wonderful experience to the avid book reader. Resting in Palais Royal Gardens brings peace to the traveler. For those who have a keen interest in palace structures, you can always head over to Versailles and tour around the area admiring the posh structures.
You can admire the lush French country house in Loire Valley. You can also admire the magnificent castles around Loire Valley. There will be many magnificent French structures for you to feast your eyes on. A one day tour around the castles would be perfect for any travelers. You can also enjoy the greenery and summer gardens at Chateau de Villandry during night time. For the more adventurous, you can always ride a bicycle beside the Loire Valley riverbanks. There is also a famous light show for those interested.
There are also many activities for travelers to do at the iconic French Riviera. Simply stroll around the lush beach and enjoy the sound waves. The art museums operate from day to night and they are also popular among tourists. Renting a car is a breeze if you want to circle the coastal road in style. Hiking enthusiasts can satisfy their hiking interest by exploring the ever lush Massif de l'Esterel.
Be ready to snap countless photos in Provence as every tourist spot is picture-worthy. The lighting in Provence is one-of-a-kind and a must to share with your friends. You can start off your tour around Marseille, a port with more than 1000 years of history. The museums located along the coastline resemble a movie set location with great ambiance and lighting. Cycling enthusiasts will not miss out on their cycling haven at the pinnacle of Mount Ventoux. Be ready to test your photo snapping skills at the gorgeous France canyon, the 800m deep Gorges du Verdon.
For those who fancy an awesome glass of sparkling white wine, Champagne, located in the northeast of France, is a must-go tourist destination. It is one of the few unique places where you are able to enjoy medieval paintings while sipping all forms of sparkling wine. There are multiple famous houses around Champagne. Tourists are sure to drink their hearts out in the city where kings were ascended to their thrones.
Brittany & Normandy, located at a windy north of France, is especially popular among tourists who love outdoor walks and also tourists who enjoy folklore histories and mysterious legends. Tourists are able to access the secluded island Month St-Michel by foot. Be sure to grab your windbreaker when cycling around the coast. The area is also filled with war cemeteries which will bring you back in time to appreciate the World War II era.
For those who love skiing, the French Alps is the place to go. Tourists can take up the challenge to ski around the mountain trails. It is a huge playground for those who loves outdoor skiing. Tourists are able to hop on the cable car right up to the mountain pinnacle from all seasons. The magnificent view is worth all the traveling time as it is breathtaking and majestic.
The essential items needed to complete a France tour includes: · Comfortable pair of shoes · French vocabulary guidebook · Lonely Planet's Paris City Guides Smartphone App · European two-pin plugs for charging your electronics · Umbrella and raincoats · Sunblock · Smartphone GPS app
Transportation is not an issue for getting around France. The main towns are mostly accessible via train networks. If you crave convenience and freedom, feel free to rent a car. You can easily travel to rural France with a rented car. Be ready to pay for tolls when using the expressways. Plan your traveling routes in advance to avoid any delays.
Be sure to check out the above places to start off your France tour. It will definitely be a memorable trip by covering at least the places as mentioned above, or else your France tour will not be complete.


Girona in 48 hours of clock



Girona is a place which is just like its Catalan equivalent, Barcelona. This city is a place which can be a perfect destination for weekends. Its streets are narrow but have many historical resources from all era, which has bars of superb quality and good restaurants for lively selection.

From long time Girona is known as “city of 1000” sieges by local, but no person predicted what is coming in coming days. The city is now filled with international journals, gourmands, TV aficionados because the game related to thrones season 6 will be shot here. In the short time, the three stars restaurant EI Celler at Roca is awarded as the world's best restaurant award by San's Pellegrino.
Of this charming city, we visited all our favorite café and quaint corner in itinerary way which is ideal for end of a week. 1st day To start a day It is best to start a day having feast at La Fabrica (, which is having its own style ‘coffee work and cycle cafe'. It is all arranged in a space having stone, wood, brick and a high ceiling. This place is situated in the boundary of ‘Call' which is in the Jewish quarter and was home of 1000 Jews before the expulsion of 1492. Strolling to fine, cobbled forca is the one which bisects the region and be roman Cardo of Maximus so as to discover out further fascinating Museu d historia dels Jueus living here in fifteen hundred year ago.
Afternoon Go to the Placa de la cathedral where one can take seat in Café de I ‘Arc (Calle Forca 9) which is decade old. Here light lunch can be taken just by gazing the pictures of flights in the extravagant steps in the brilliant cathedral. This cathedral has extraordinary interiors and also complicated stone work of elegant cloisters so a person can spent one hour looking at it. There is also one another cathedral named basilica Saint Feliu which is not that much ambitious but is still impressive. It contain tomb of Saint Narcissus which was a Girona's supporter saint. It is said by the legend that when the Girona was falling in 1285 in front of Philip 5, then thousands of horses escape from tomb making the army realise that survivors flee.
Evening The river side place which is a social centre and has café and smart shop lined up is Rambla de la Llibertat (this place has much shops present per area than any other place of Spain). It has flower shops on Saturday. The walking down the arcade and watching various spots of curiosities are in abundance in Girona. The map for treasure hunt games loved by kids is present at nearby tourist office no-1. On the finish of moving in arcade one can see the plot of Paris printed on ceiling which is hundred year old. Outside the place is the shop selling the French style lingerie and the perfumes and also you can see a gargoyle fashioned like vampire. If you are in Girona and you can afford it then booking table in stunning Celler of Roca would be best. It has twelve month waiting list so it's worth to let them know if the plan is cancelled. It is administered by three sons of a mother but they cannot say anything about the relationship of this restaurant with this town. It is once a life parade of dishes between the beautiful art and the exalted gastronomy. If a person cannot get the reservation there, they could also try Roca brothers. It is also favourite spot to eat and Placa seven is named after its address. It serves the Catalan main.
2nd day
Morning Crossing the Rio Onyar which is by the bridge which is Eiffel designed, Pont of Peixateries is the place meant for perfect viewing of Pinter house that head for newer town part and flank the river. On the right of the bridge is the Placa de la Independencia lays a restaurant which is grand, neo- classical place offering late feast under porticos.
Afternoon It is the time which should be spent in roaming around Girona's most charming and quirkiest place, small Museum Cinema. It is place which is worth the visit as it has collection of unique things that comprise the lantern from Rick's café in Casablanca, Robert de Niro's boxing glove of raging Bull, Johnny Depp's scissor hands, Dustin Hoffman's red sequinned Tootsiedress and many more things. On the road there are Roca bro magic in the corner of Rocambolesc (can get more on about it), jordi Wonkaesue parlour of ice-cream, the chef Ablaze pastry with colour that the pipes present over there are painted with the colour white and red, the barley style sugar ice crème and sorbet which is one o the best and you won't find anywhere else.
Evening As the night arrives, the city starts looking old with the locals all collected at one place for vermouth before dinner in a bar which is given with olives of green colour, orange slice and soda squirt. The El Vermutet (Calle Bonaventura Carreras I Peralta 7, +34 619 70 53 00) is a place for it which is just off Placa de I'Oli. From here there is Sant Marti church just a minute walk away on sixteenth century marble step which leads here. In the halfway there is a flatten terrace form which is the best place for dinner in whole Girona is Le Bistrot. It is a place which has swifts rotating over head and whole place scented with the jasmine flower. The bill of fare is also good, aged formed eatery soul which has part of French and part of Catalan food (one should try trinxat, as Catalan like fizz and squeal or they love mashed potatoes, lots of cabbage and also pork together).


Portugal holiday guide



Portugal is a lovely place which people should visit and they will definitely fall in love with this place. It is a place where you can come anytime and can be sure about enjoying and getting everything of your interest. You can plan every step of your journey beforehand or even take leverage of last minutes offers, tips from us will always help you in planning for and will make sure that you enjoy each and every moment of your trip over here.

This information will help in easy trip in Portugal and even if you want to light moment on a beach of Algarve or want to go ‘must see sights' in Porto or Lisbon. If you have little knowledge about the native culture especially in eating place, will always make you experience confidence and it also helps you to avoid the horrible thought that you have been cheated off. Keep reading more for guidance for things which you should bring with you, what you can get while eating and ways to save cash on foodstuff, while buying things and activities.
a-You should always aim to ignore the high temperature, lots of people visiting time and the most costly months in calendar that are August and July. Great deals can be grabbed, awesome weather (mostly all the time), even few people if you plan not to visit in the season. According to weather, June, September and May are very hot most of the time but not so unbearable and threat of rain starts increasing from the month of October to the month of April, it starts getting chilly at the day end, but we can always get awesome bright sunny days every time. b-We should always check journey distances and times link places if you plan to visit many place. It will make much more sense if you plan to visit one place at a time properly and then visit again and explore another destination than to waste most of your valuable time in travelling between places. If you get the feeling that you must force into one trip then it can be done by saving some hours by travelling between Porto to Faro. c- If you make arrangements of your travelling on your own, you should always find out ways from airport to place which you have decided for staying before booking your travel plans. If you believe on public convey for your transfers, you can get stuck if services get over before than you expect or if they are not running on weekends. Discount d- Many places in Portugal give a card for tourist who offers a free or cut-rate public convey and charge less on everything of distinctive holiday expenses. Always confirm from the local traveler information guide website before travelling to see things which are available and it will help to save your bucks from the time you are off the flight. There are several books like my book; and Money reduction guide in Portugal is filled with guidance tips which includes from the airport, transportation and cards for tourist and from where to grab best offers.
Documents e- Check twice about your passport is in time and always keep couple of photocopies with you. By rule, you should have ID in Portugal and you should not risk it by travelling with it in Portugal so leave it in your lodge safely and keep photocopies or carry any form of ID with photo identification e.g. driving license. f- You are native of EU then apply for and should carry your European fitness cover Card. It does not have policy of full journey assurance but will help in reducing the expenses of urgent situation treatment. If you are coming from some other place in the world then you should be sure about that you are covered for fitness emergency as the expenses can quickly rise. g-The excellent thing is with the purpose that you need not need any vaccination to visit Portugal unless you are from a Fever region. h- If a person has EU passport than you don't need visa to come in Portugal. i- Have preparation for hiring car then don't forget the document corresponding to your driving license (if valid). You should always carry driving license when driving in country and the document work for the vehicle and even your ID proof. Money j-You should at all times have some native cash with yourself when you arrive in distant country and if you land in Portugal with no Euros, there are many ATMs (search for Multibank symbols) in every global towns and airport so that you can take out Euros from your bank saving account or you can increase your money if you are running out with it.


Heritage sites to visit in Romania



Since the arrival of the discount airlines in the year 2007 along with the EU membership, it has put a damper on the increase in the tourism profile of the country Romania. This is changing significantly with thanks to the incredible diversity of the country in relations to the very affordable rewards they offer. This country has many major heritage sites that attract a significant amount of tourists.

The Sighisoara historic center is among the country's most visited heritage sites and is the busiest of all the heritage sites in the country. The citadel was comprehensively restored and this has attracted an even bigger audience of tourist to the destination. The half a century-year-old clock tower along with the other beautifully colored buildings and the cobble stone streets are the major attractors of the destination. The collection of museum found at the destination is also another of this site's major attractions.
In Transylvania, approximately thirty kilometers to the southeast of Sighisoara, the Biertan's Saxon church is found. This is a fifteenth-century Anglo-Saxon church that has a very imposing demeanor and a formidable security system. The building is protected by a stunning nineteen locks backed by the double wall that surrounds the building. The locking system of this church was recognized by the Paris World Expo in the nineties for the craftsmanship in the engineering of the system. This locking system is operated by the single locking mechanism that controls the entire system.
The ground of the church is home to other small buildings including a very popular bastion. This building was used in the process of trying to keep married couples together. It is used to find the love lost by couples by keeping them locked together for weeks. This was a very effective divorce and only a single coupe was unable to be treated in a span of four hundred years with the uses of this building.
There is an atmospheric Saxon village that has been restored and lies also to the southeast of Sighisoara that is also a site of interest in this country. There is a lovely view of the valley from the top of the twelfth-century church tower with the only access being steep open stairs. The same views can be seen from the top of the bastions and the journey to their tops is a lot less intimidating. The church is also the home of a two-level museum that will be worth investigating.
The brightly and beautifully colored homes that decorate the village and the serene and traditional village experience to be had is really the major attraction of this site. There are places where you can get bedding for overnight in the coveted rest areas of this village. There have even been two houses in the area of Viscri that was purchased and restored by Prince Charles. He has been a long term fan of the Romanian heritage.
The prince is also responsible for painting a few monasteries in the area of Sothern Bucovina. This is a region on the northeastern side of Romania s that has a sprinkling of brightly painted fifteenth-century style monasteries. These buildings are creatively painted with several sporting murals depicting biblical scenes. The paintings are not only found on the exterior of these buildings but they are also found on the inside of these monasteries. Some have been exceptionally preserved despite been battered by the elements for the years. The painting on the building makes them some of the Europe's most exciting achievement in terms of artistry. The unbelievable life span of the buildings' painting is a part of the appeal the other side of the equation. The other side of the equation rest on the stories and the depictions found in the murals.
Many of these sites can be accessed by regular transportation but to get the full of what they offer, it is recommended that one hire the services of a tour guide. Most of these monasteries were found for god by Steven the Great in thanks for being victorious over the Ottomans.


Italian Coffee Cafes



Coffee and culture Cafes are treated with the same level of respect that is given to the variety of cathedrals and galleries found all over the country. There are cafes in Florence with designs that date back to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. There are a few things you should remember before you go exploring the cafes of this country.

The first is to remember that Italians drink mostly milky coffee in the morning and black coffee, preferably an espresso, in the evening. It will be more costly for you to sit at a table and have a waiter serve you in a café especially if you are in a traditional historic café. It is cheaper to enjoy the same drink at the bar counter. You can pay for you drink at the cashier and receive your order for the bar tender.
Caffe Gilli The Caffe Gilli was originally in Via Calzaiuoli until the end of the nineteenth century. The café has been in operation since seventeen thirty three in the city of Florence. This café may be the oldest coffee shop and may be even the most beloved shop in the city. When it reopened in the start of the twentieth century it was relocated on Piazza della Repubblica with a magnificent new interior décor. It featured stained glass in the saloon that is lit by chandelier and has a magnificent belle epoque design. The cafe has the best spot for people watching on its terrace made from marble complemented by its capacious bar.
Caffe Concerto Paszkowski The very fashionable Caffe Concerto Paszkowski that becomes a fashionista central in the weeks of Pitti Fashion. It was declared a national monument in nineteen ninety one and is a very popular spot for tourists and natives alike. It was first established n eighteen forty six and was a beer hall in the earliest years of its existence. It became a famous artistic salon in the early twentieth century. It was used by futurists like Ardengo Soffici and Giovanni Papini as a place to argue politics and literature into the late hours of the night. The salon was as famous as the all-female orchestra. This is still a very famous spot featuring acts like jazz musicians, pop singers and entertainers of all customs.
Caffee Scudieri This café was established in nineteen thirty nine and has been a favorite of the natives and tourists alike. It is located on the Scudieri piazza terrace. The truth can be said that not a lot of cafes can offer a view like that offered by the Caffe Sudieri. This spot might get crowded with tourist but by the time you start to enjoy the samples of coffee and delicious homemade pastries their presence will be no more than a faded memory. This is the spot the natives used to get their daily fix going to and from work.
Gelateria Pasticceria Badiani The Gelateria Pasticceria Badiani is located a bit outside the city center but if you ask anyone, they will tell you it is worth the walk to visit the café. The spot is known throughout Italy for its top of the lone gelato and pastries that are home made. Oyu can find the spot in the Campo de Marte neighborhood. The most favored of the items sold at the shop is the Buintalentigelato. It is a concoction of cream, egg yolk and highly guarded secret favourings served frozen. The treat was named after one of Florence fifteenth century architect who was a part of the work done for Medics and was revised by the owner of the establishment Orazio Pomposi.
Caffe Bianchi For those visiting Pitti Palace and the Boboli Gardens might want to check out the very authentic Caffe Bianchi. It was established in nineteen twenty one opposite the Chiesa di San Felice. It was a store selling liquor, tobacco and coffee to the locals and it has stayed much the same way for almost a century. The only difference one can find with this store is the addition of a few new features such as the slot machine and a few new products. These include new wines, lotto tickets and a small variety of bar snacks. This spot has remained nearly unchanged for many years and keeps it authenticity by sticking with traditions.


Le Diner en Blanc at Paris


Diner en blanc

Le Diner en Blanc occured in Paris, French, for the first time, in Summer of 1988. The founder of the idea was Francois Pasquier. He also let the guests bring their friends along to the party. Since then, as it spread from mouth to mouth, the community grows even larger every year. Last year, it is noted that 10,000 of people had attend this events on 2015.

At first, the point from Diner en Blanc actually is Pasquier's way to get reconnect with his friends after he came back from being abroad. At that time, maybe it's a little difficult to connect with each other and organizing to meet a lot of people. Right now, we can reconnect with our friend's very easy by social media and other online communication. So it makes all the changes for that point. Right now, Le Diner en Blanc is a very fascinating events which occur every year to enjoy the meal and wine together with a very lot of people.
What would make it very fascinating is; not like other usual dinner, there's a ‘rule' to attend this dinner party. All participants of Le Diner en Blanc have to wear white (yes, only white) and be dressed elegantly, so they can meet easily with each other. They also have to bring their own table and chair, table cloth, and napkins (in white, too). Also, they have to bring gourmet meal items, dinnerware, and wine by themselves.
On the other hand, Le Diner en Blanc attended in a very secretive way. Every participant didn't even know where the location of the events is. Until one day before, the organizer of this events will tell the location to the participant. The member also keeps events as a secret. This might be in reason to keep the tradition of the ‘spread the word mouth to mouth' from the 1st Le Diner en Blanc itself. In additional, to attend this party, someone has to be invited by the member of Le Diner en Blanc from last year.
This events occur in a public area, because there is no place can afford a very big mass doing this Le Diner en Blanc. Here is some of the places where Le Diner en Blanc had been occurred; Palais Royal (2015), Bridges of the Seine and the Invalides (2014), Trocadero and the Louvre (2013), Notre Dame, Places des Vosges and Versailles (2012), Cour Carrée du Louvre and Notre Dame (2011), Carrousel du Louvre (2010), Place de la Concorde (2009), The Champs-Élysées (2008), Arc de Triomphe/L'Etoille (2007), The Invalides (2006), Louvre-Palais Royal (2005).
There's a live music during the events, and the special thing is fireworks. After the dinner, they usually ended it with igniting fireworks. Imagining all of this things together; 10,000 people wearing all white, sitting, chattering, and eating at the wonderful place of Paris, viewing a beautiful scenery, the night light of Paris, sipping wine, and fireworks. What a beautiful and perfect night.
Oh, but don't forget, every party will leave a trash. They have to clean up all of their trash too. After the cleaning up, they went home at the same time, left the place empty like there's nothing ever happened.
These unusual phenomenon events of Le Diner en Blanc has attract a lot of people to join, not only local people of Paris, but also the tourists. Right now, the tradition of Le Diner en Blanc is no longer occur just in Paris, but has spread all over the world. They've been held in a lot of places like Miami, Chicago, Sydney, Toronto, Cape Town, Los Angeles, Moscow, etc.


Norway is like heaven on earth



The natural wonders, friendly citizens, beautiful lakes, refreshing spots and greenery. What does one ask for to consider a place to be beautiful? There are no two ways about it that may Norway not be cheap but it gives the traveler just a heavenly feel.

Here are the reasons why Norway can be considered the greatest
One of the jolliest places According to the 2013 World Happiness Report of United Nation, Norway was the second happiest country in the world. The survey was done with 156 countries which included the factors like health, average life span, and social life. Safer than any other places You name it and you'll find the rate of any crime is low in Norway as collated to big countries of the world. Here, the murder rate and the imprisonment average are too low. “Allemannsrett” Law Allemannsrett in Norway means “all men's rights.” The law gives freedom to any citizen of the country anywhere he/she wishes to roam. The law is a “freedom to roam” which enables the public rights to permit citizens to reach and traverse any uncultivated land of the country. This simply implies that one can hike, do camping and wild berrying at anywhere on the barren land of the country. This law is just a boon to the citizens as well as travelers as there are dozens of wonderful places to roam in Norway. Trolltunga is the perfectly gorgeous click This place can be said the perfect location to be captured in your memory. Kjeragbolten You can experience here standing above thousands of feet from the ground which is surrounded by beaches of beautiful hills. The luxurious urban places The Norway's capital, Oslo looks like is just located at the perfect spot of nature. The mesmerizing greenery and the hills above the city are just a place to be never missed. The atavistic wonderland of Norway- Fredrik tad Fortress This is the most sustained and gorgeous spots of the country situated in Scandinavia. Fjords These natural wonders just bound the travelers to explore more and more. The fishermen cabins One can also stay in these all equipped cabins during hiking and they are everywhere. The midnight sun- a marvelous amusement During the summer of Norway, a natural phenomenon makes the sun visible for 24 hours. One can not only enjoy hiking, boating and fishing in the daytime but the midnight sun is a mesmerizing scenario. Norway is the birthplace of skiing. The premature proves of modern skiing tells that skiing took birth here years ago. Also, the word “ski” which means “split piece of wood” comes from Old Norse. Norway surpasses the number of lakes than The Land of 1,000 Lakes- ‘Finland' Though Finland has more than 60,000 lakes, Norway excels here with an ease. There are thousands more lakes anywhere in the world. The Lærdal road tunnel, longest in the world is here The 20 minutes long drive which is 24.5 kilometers (15.2 miles) long. The tunnel is separated in four channels through colourfully-lit caves. Viewpoints from the top of Mount Fløyen This spot the top of Mount Fløyen is surely going to give you the views of your life. Aquavit- The national drink The potent drink of herbs flavored with potato-based spirit. One must try it when roaming in Norway.
One will get ample of water here that could be ever explored by boat and more ground to be ever covered by feet. You are never going to get bored here.


Pleasure of hiking in Helgeland Norway



Planning to do something adventurous this summer? Nothing can be more fulfilling than hiking and explore nature at its best. Summer days are much clearer and considerably longer, thus, the idea of hiking in Helgeland, Norway can never go down. On looking from a certain distance, the area appears unconquerable with the sky high hills covered with white snow. But going closer makes you believe that it's just a beautiful illusion.

The finely spotted pathways assist even new hikers to reach these mountains with an ease. There's plenty of space to rest your feet and body in the timing day trip in comfy cabins placed around the area.
The pathways
One can easily find the trails here by tracking the bright red ‘T's (the sign spots large pathways of Norwegian Trekking Association). One can get a detailed hiking gear list on the website of Norwegian Trekking Association and an illustrative map of the area from the tourist information centre from the biggest city Mo I Rana. Mo I Rana is the doorway of the Helgeland too.
The pathways pass through series of fast-flowing mountains with the smothering lakes beside them by the wildflowers meadows. The environment here is always like a rain-forest with sky-high mountain slopes heading directly towards to the gabber meadows. These stones are dumped by the glacier movements many years ago; some of them are spotted a hundred kilometres away back to positions.
Norway's population is considerably smaller according to its area. The country has the population of only 5 million whereas the area is extended up to 320,000 so km. It is not a surprise here to pass the whole day long walking alone. Infrastructures here are not so large in number. There are few man-made structures which come occasionally between a footbridge and a shack built in gabber years ago to help the travellers get shelter.
One should come extremely prepared to hike in Helgeland. It's a big amusement or better said a gift to find a pathway here.
Hiking Experts/Guides
Though the pathways are not too tough to be followed, but they better be walked along with an expert. Frank J. Persheim Langseth & Kulturformidling are famous and certified trainers of Helgeland. They can explain you about the plantation and animals around, real good. One has to be totally knowledgeable about safety, camping and shelters in the night to make the quest more enjoyable with safety. More importantly, a guide becomes much essential for the journey when deciding to go to a downtrodden track.
The highest apex of Northern Norway
The area is suitable for an all-day hike, most of the peaks are unmarked except cairns, and it mounts high at the top of Oksskolten which happens to be Norway's highest peak. The 1,916m high hill which flaunts itself alike a Bull's Head is often covered up with fog but when the clouds get apart occasionally, it builds up an inverse scenario to the lavishness of the ground around the lake. The scenario from the summit stretch into Sweden and the Okstind glacier on the other side intersects on to the lakeside ground.
Do not forget here to experience the most pleasant locations of all- the Okstind region. It is a horseshoe-shaped wide plateau west to the Oksskolten. Reach here with the help of a guide and feel the extremity of the silence of nature, the beauty of the surrounding gets enhanced with the chirping of birds and insects. All you are going to hear is the noise of footsteps and the rustling sound of the waterproofs covered with mist.
Places to stay
Apart from enjoying the pleasure of hiking and exploring Helgeland's incredible beauty, there are plenty of cheap accommodations with modern amenities to stay comfortably here. One can choose to go to the Scandic Meyergården hotel in Mo I Rana as a base. Hire a car and get to the most assorted and largest destination of the country i.e. the Saltfjellet-Svartisen National Park where one gets the suitable place for camping. There are other various campsites around the area. One can also head to one of the most inherent places like Nina. It is a coastal village from one can get the conveyance to reach Tomma. It is a small island with the only peak which mounts up to 922m situated in the archipelago.
Rabothytta is the newest and considered the most alluring cabin here. Rabothytta is located at the Okstind glacier corner. One can access the area easily walking the path from Leirskardalen valley. Hikers on the way to Rabothytta from Leirskardalen valley gets to see overwhelming viewpoints in the trails. With ample of provision stores in the supermarket at Korgen and well-equipped kitchens of the cabin, one can enjoy the supper at its fullest with a gracious over-the-glacier viewpoint. Nothing can be more fulfilling than enjoying life in the lap of Mother Nature.


Sleepless in Sweden



There are many unique areas offered by Sweden and this is all thanks to the various structure of the landscape of the country. It offers vast lakes and forests and with the scape of the land, an inspiration for cutting edge designs in lodgings.

The Ice hotel is found near the village of Jukkasjarvi to the north of Sweden. This hotel is made from blocks of ice taken from the Torne River. The hotel displays ice suites that were individually carved by hand and features rooms and furniture created from ice. The works differ each year and this is a factor that helps to attract visitors. Visitors spend the night in Sweden military grade deluxe sleeping bags if they only have an overnight stay. The visitors that have extended stays are relocated to satellite bungalows. The bungalows offer the visitors a chance to view the northern lights form their skylights. The ice hotel is a winter only attraction that offers the services of their restaurant that serve only exquisite dishes on plates that are made from the same ice the hotel itself is also made from.
Sweden's leading architects are to be thanked for the design and construction of the tree hotel. This stricter is found off the ninety-seven route that lies to the west of Luleain. The structure is comprised of six unique treehouse constructions that are equipped with all unique and custom made furniture, fittings, and fixtures. The sauna and the bathroom are also custom made and is designed to reflect the eco-friendly theme of the entire complex. The hotel is suspended form the route by very old pines and hovers high above the ground. It includes a spaceship designed treehouse with retractable steps, a mirror cube design that reflects everything around it and a giant bird nest design. These are just half of what the hotel has to offer.
The Sala Silvergruva is located a hundred and fifty-five miles in Sweden's most important silver mine. The hotel offers a tour of the candle lit labyrinth of tunnels, underground caverns, and lakes. It boasts a vast banquet hall and provides you with a very cozy area cut in the rocks complemented by a champagne dinner. Your only outside link to the world is the small intercom radio that is installed in your area.
The Salt and Sill is Sweden's floating hotel. As the name suggest, thus is a hotel that floats on water. This construct is found on the island off Kladesholmen. This island is found to the west off the coast of Sweden. The hotel features six two-story buildings. They are designed in contemporary Scandinavian style with light rooms divided into bright areas. The hotel's namesake restaurant provides some of the best that is to be offered in seafood in that particular region. The hotel is tugged by a boat that boasts its own spa and it frequently venture out to sea.
The Kolarbyn Eco-Lodge is found near the Lake Skarsjon off Route 233. This is found in central Sweden and is the country's most primitive hotel. This hotel is geared at the lovers of minimalistic retreating. The hotel has no indoor plumbing, running water or electricity. The stove that is provided is a wood stove. The only source of water is a near-by stream and it has to be boiled n the wood stove. His stove is also where food is prepared and it is consumed in a communal dining hut designed in a Sami-style. The only bit of pampering that is provided by this minimalistic designed hotel is the rustic sauna.
The Jumbo Stay is the conversion of a seven forty-seven jumbo airplane into a hotel. The hotel is found at the Stockholm Arlanda airport. The pilot cockpit along with the black box room has been redesigned as luxurious suites. The rest of the airplane is designed in small room and snug dorms.
The Varghotellet is a hotel that is located next door Jarvzoo. This is a wildness animal park that is home to many of Sweden's Nordic animals. This may include bears, reindeer, muskoxen, lynx and wolves among another animal native to the country. This hotel is for the visitors that want to get up close and personal with the wild life of the country. The Gardsjo Elk Park is also a hotel that is much like the Varghotellet and is designed for the enjoyment of nature and wildlife. This is a self-contained cottage for two people that is found in the middle of Gardsjo Elk Park. It was once an 18th-century farm but has since been converted.
The Woodpecker hotel is similar to the tree hotel but it is a completely different thing. It is suspended above Vasteras's public park. To enter this hotel requires you climbing a rope ladder. The hotel provides no running water or electricity but they provide meals and water for its customers.


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