New Delhi is the capital of India and one of Delhi city’s 11 districts. Although colloquially Delhi and New Delhi are used interchangeably to refer to the National Capital Territory of Delhi, these are two distinct entities, with New Delhi forming a small part of Delhi. The National Capital Region is a much larger entity comprising the entire National Capital Territory of Delhi along with adjoining districts. It is surrounded by Haryana on three sides and Uttar Pradesh on the east.
The foundation stone of the city was laid by Emperor George V during the Delhi Durbar of 1911. It was designed by British architects, Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker. The new capital was inaugurated on 13 February 1931, by Viceroy and Governor-General of India Lord Irwin.
Stunning and unspoiled, the Seychelles star in countless tropical island fantasies. Beautiful boulder-strewn beaches, virgin jungles, thriving coral reefs, and UNESCO-listed nature reserves are just some of the many attractions of the archipelago’s 115 coral and granite islands, which are the peaks of a vast underwater plateau. The Seychelles lie east of Kenya, near the equator. Almost half their total land area is protected, and many of the islands and atolls are contained within marine sanctuaries. On land, you can hike mountain trails, bask on the ravishing beaches, rock climb, photograph the unique flora and fauna, and dine on mouthwatering Créole cuisine. Aquatic pursuits abound in the clear, azure water. Diving, snorkeling, surfing, and sailing are all world class, and the Seychelles boast some of the richest fishing grounds in the world.
Seychelles is more than a honeymoon destination and it has plenty to offer for those looking for a different travel experience. It’s also a great destination for a family vacation as it has all you need to keep the kids happy and entertained: beautiful weather, amazing beaches with plenty of swimming opportunities, exotic wildlife, and good food.
Sydney is Australia’s answer to New York: a cosmopolitan a hive of activity, which never sleeps, but also boasts gorgeous beaches, fantastic weather and mild winters. Sydney has over 4 million residents, making it Australia’s largest city, and is also the most touristic destination in the country, attracting over 32 million visitors per year.
Sydney, spectaculairement drapée autour de son magnifique port et de ses plages, a un facteur visuel incroyable comme peu d’autres villes.
Relax on sun-drenched beaches, dine at award-winning restaurants and take in some shows on your trip to Sydney.
You will find something for all tastes and for all budgets, in this tourist paradise.
Belgrade is a modern european city with population of about 1.7 million people. It is an administrative, political and cultural center of the country. The sessions of Serbian parliament and government are being held in Belgrade, and the office of the President is also in it. The buildings that host these institutions are themselves monuments of great cultural importance and therefore a part of every visitor’s itinerary.
The place where Belgrade is today has been inhabited from ancient times. One of the cities quarters, Vinča, is the home of prehistoric culture of the same name.
Belgrade is interesting every time of year, but it is most beautiful in springtime – the temperature is around 20 degrees Celsius, everything is just flourishing and providing a perfect setting for long walks and sightseeing.
One of the oldest cities in Europe and the only one built on the confluence of two rivers, Belgrade is the symbol of great nightlife. The capital of Serbia, Belgrade, is known as “the city that never sleeps”. Floating clubs on its rivers have become synonyms for great parties and neverending fun, and Skadarlija, the bohemian street, for a place where music and singing can be heard until dawn.
Left to the mercy of the soft and lapping Indian Ocean, the islands of the Maldives have been sculpted and formed into unquestionably one of the most quintessentially beautiful tropical places on the globe.
Ranging from the powdered beaches of the northern atolls to the earthy sea shacks and fishing hamlets of the southern isles, the whole nation can be found strewn across the turquoise waters some way from the Indian subcontinent.
Most visitors will land in the throbbing, pulsing city of Male, packed onto its own pinprick of an isle and boasting spice-scented markets and great mosques.
Most also don’t linger long before they hit the seaplanes or boats and make for the shimmering private bays of their chosen resort, where infinity pools and over-water cabanas are the norm.
More recently, new local guesthouses and the discovery of rolling waves have begun transforming the Maldives from honeymoon hotspot to surfing, adventure and backpacking destination, paradise is now open to all, it seems.
Founded in 330 BC Istanbul has an interesting history. Today Istanbul has a population of 14.4 million making it the sixth largest city in the world. It has become an increasingly popular choice for short breaks. Three or four full days in Istanbul will allow you to experience the delights of Istanbul and give you plenty of time to visit the famous sights from the Blue Mosque to the Grand Bazaar.
As well as the big four (Aya Sofya, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, and Grand Bazaar), leave enough time to explore the other sights. Although many tourist attractions are located in, or near, the old city district of Sultanahmet, there is a dazzling array of other things to do throughout the farther reaches of the city.
Known for dramatic views and romantic sunsets, the island of Santorini draws visitors with its long string of black, white, and red beaches. The largest and most significant of a small group of volcanic islands located just 200 km (120 mi) southeast of Greece’s mainland, Santorini boasts just over 15,000 permanent residents. Created by a massive volcanic eruption that likely destroyed a single large island, the archipelago still features an active volcano, which saw its last eruption in the 1950s. The easiest way to explore Santorini’s craggy coastline is on foot.
The island of Santorini (Thíra) is most impressive when approached from the sea as you sail into the massive caldera (sea-filled volcanic crater), almost totally enclosed by sheer cliffs ranging in height between 200 and 400 meters. Along the gray-black lava cliff tops, the whitewashed settlements of Firá and Oia are the island’s most alluring (and most expensive) destinations. In fact, Santorini lives almost entirely from tourism, attracting visitors with its extraordinary landscape and its ancient archaeological sites. It is generally marketed as a romantic destination – popular with honeymooners, couples, and celebrities. Cruise ships sailing the East Mediterranean make a one-day port of call here.
Santorini… A half-moon shaped paradise with dove-white houses and superb suites, engulfed by the calm cobalt blue Aegean Sea and cherishing volcanic sandy beaches all around. A magical place on earth, an island that constitutes a top international destination seen in personal wish-lists of millions of people worldwide!
White sand beaches, hundreds of palm trees, a clear blue sea and an oasis of tranquility. Located in the Gulf of Gabès, the island of Djerba is inseparable from the image of Tunisia. Sweet climate, authenticity of villages and seaside tourism have made its reputation. Served by an international airport, it is a flagship destination that will allow you, on its 514 km², to taste a delicious sea as picturesque tours.
This legendary and beautiful little island, located in the south of Tunisia, known as the island of dreams. It is a magical place for people looking for peace and quiet and wanting to discover exciting new adventures. It has a very beautiful beaches and beautiful houses.
It is the island of lotus eaters, where Ulysses paused during the Odyssey!
Djerba has 125 km of coast, or 1/10 of the Tunisian coastline. Flat land and very low altitude, it has no salient relief. The climate, under the moderating influence of the sea, is very soft.
Riga, the coastal capital of Latvia set on the Baltic Sea is a stunning town that is – thanks to multiple budget airlines now flying there – really starting to find it’s feet as a tourist destination in Europe. Old world charm meets hipster neighborhoods, and parks and beaches vie for the attention of culture vultures who love the old town and variety of museums that are set in this compact capital.
Latvia has more than 500 km of coastline, and mostly it’s yellow sand beaches. The swimming season in Latvia is short n, and if you are visiting Latvia during July and / or August you might even go for a swim in the sea!
Chiang Mai is a land of misty mountains and colourful hill tribes, a playground for seasoned travellers, a paradise for shoppers and a delight for adventurers. On a trip to Chiang Mai, the curious traveller can expand their horizons with Thai massage and cooking courses. Others will be bowled over by the variety of handicrafts and antiques. The wild child will find plenty of lively nightlife, and the epicure can indulge in wonderful cuisine. Despite its relatively small size, Chiang Mai truly has it all. Located 700 km (435 miles) north of Bangkok in a verdant valley on the banks of the Ping River, Chiang Mai was founded in 1296 as the capital of the ancient Lanna Kingdom. Today it is a place where past and the present seamlessly merge with modern buildings standing side by side with venerable temples.
There is so much to see and do around Chiang Mai that it can seem a little overwhelming to first-time visitors. To simplify things, we’ve selected the must-see attractions, and the best places to go bargain hunting.