Archive for May, 2010
Only very recently did the world find out about the surprisingly large beaver dam in Alberta, Canada. It must have taken at least 35 years to build and is still growing. The beavers of Canada are in the spotlight these days thanks to a startling discovery of researcher Jean Thie. Since mid-1970, the beavers living [...]
Austrian Schloss Hof, reminding of Versailles, was reopened in 2005 to the public. Today the visitors enjoy the tours around the palace and extensive gardens as well as historical markets and summer festivals. The charming baroque palace Schloss Hof in Austria located close to the Slovakian border reminds the visitors of the glorious days of [...]
Closer contact with Malaysian culture as well as people is the goal of a unique program offering tourists to stay with local families. Besides bed and meals the families offer extra activities like hiking in the jungle or collecting rubber. The Ministry of Tourism of Malaysia has launched a special program called Homestay e-Marketing Promotion, [...]
For nearly four decades, Brussels has been celebrating its favorite flower ‚Äď begonia. This year, on 12th ‚Äď 15th August, the city will once again present its blooming wonder ‚Äď the begonia Flower Carpet. Since 1971, Brussels has hosted a very colorful and energizing festival to celebrate Belgium‚Äôs most favorite flower ‚Äď begonia. Every two [...]
May, 2010. (Grenada, W.I.)‚ÄďA trip to ‚Äėthe Spice of the Caribbean‚Äô is an historical and cultural journey. Part of the Windward Islands, the tri-island nation of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique was first sighted by Christopher Columbus back in 1498 and it is steeped in rich history, unbeknownst to many visitors.
Lufthansa launching flights from Munich to Baghdad – New connection begins September 30, 2010 ‚Äď Second destination in Iraq
East Meadow, NY, May, 2010 ‚Äď Lufthansa will initiate a new route between Munich and Baghdad on September 30, 2010. Service will be available four times a week with a Boeing 737 that will be operated on behalf of Lufthansa by the Swiss aviation specialist PrivatAir. Lufthansa resumed flights to Iraq in April after a [...]
Colorado‚Äôs vast topography has been celebrated through its four National Parks, six National Monuments and 25 Scenic Byways for over 100 years. Colorado boasts more than 18 million square acres of reserved lands offering visitors an exciting way to explore the natural scenic beauty of the state as well as experience well-preserved native dwellings.
NEW YORK, New York ‚Äď Caribbean cuisine and rums, the spirited beat of island music, and a live performance by two-time, Grammy award-winning singer Caron Wheeler, who composed and sang lead on Soul II Soul hits ‚ÄúBack to Life‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúKeep On Movin‚ÄĚ will be showcased at Caribbean Week in New York‚Äôs Rum & Rhythm [...]
By JUAN CARLOS LLORCA | May, 2010 GUATEMALA CITY ‚Äď Explosive eruptions shook two huge volcanos in Central and South America on Friday, forcing thousands of people to flee their homes and disrupting air traffic as ash drifted over major cities.¬†Guatemala’s Pacaya volcano started erupting lava and rocks Thursday afternoon, blanketing the country’s capital with [...]
GNA- Mr. Kwabena Acheampong, Deputy Minister of Tourism, on Saturday said private and public sector collaboration was vital to the sustenance and expansion of tourism in the country. The country has various segments of the tourism product to exploit, develop and market aggressively on the highly competitive world arena which can only be well managed [...]