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The Perfect Valentine’s Day Break in Paris

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

In modern context, Valentine’s Day is celebrated as an occasion when lovers express their love towards each other. It falls on February 14 every year. There is no doubt Valentine’s Day is one of the most popular day that is celebrated all over the world. People make lots of plans to celebrate Valentine’s Day in unique way and surprise their loved one. They express their love through gifts, cards, romantic treats, any small trip to any special place and much more.

If you are still looking for a perfect destination to spend some romantic time with your partner and want to make this Valentine very special for your loved one, why not consider the city which has been nicknamed “the city of lovers” – Paris! Most people agree that Paris is very beautiful city and it’s a perfect place to express your heart feelings to your partner. It’s a popular tourist destination for over 1000 years and there is no sign of its popularity waning. Millions of people visit Paris every year, it doesn’t matter you are young or old there is something for everyone in this vibrant city. Paris is famous for many things like its high culture, stunning architecture and inspiring history. Paris has retained much of the quintessential charm and glamour that has stereotypically been a part of the city for many decades.

Upon arriving in Paris, it is difficult to avoid the 3 way excursion, “Paris Essential “, which will give you the opportunity to discover Paris, its history and great buildings from a luxury coach and a cruise down the Seine as well as from The Eiffel Tower, where you can enjoy a 2 course lunch. As visitors sail along the Seine on Bateaux Parisiens River Cruise departing from Eiffel Tower, they are treated to delicious cuisine with an inspiring backdrop of iconic Paris attractions passing them by and can see the spectacular city at dusk. Lunch includes an all inclusive a la carte menu featuring a starter, main course, dessert, wines, mineral water and coffee. You can enjoy original musical atmosphere on board and a breathtaking, panoramic view of Paris from the entirely glass-encased boat. We are sure these things are going to make your evening unforgettable.

There are many other places in Paris worth visiting like; Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, Moulin Rouge, Notre Dame Cathedral, Disneyland Paris and Champs Elysees. These incredible sights have featured in so many films, that they are probably among the most recognized ones on the planet, however nothing beats seeing them in real life.

Also take hold of the greatest romantic tip in Paris. Find a bridge overlooking the Seine River. Embrace and have a heartfelt deep kiss. Enjoy Paris!

Six Festivals to Attend Before You Die

Monday, December 16th, 2013

Carnival in RIO
The carnival was originated from old African and Portuguese roots. It’s the culmination of these two distinct traditional cultures that first brought rise to the famous carnival as we all know it these days. At the beginning of the last Century a dance was introduced that we currently know as the Samba which is currently a conventional Brazilian dance. One of the most famous places for hosting this festivals and carnivals is Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

Oktoberfest in Germany
Oktoberfest is a major event in Germany, for attending this festival people come from different parts of the world. Even thought their nationalities are completely different, all of them have one thing common which is their love for beer. The two largest festivals for the Oktoberfest are held in Stuttgart and Germany. These festivals are not only for beer. Bratwurst, German delicacies, music and festive cheer also fill up these fests.

Dia De Los Muertos in Mexico
In early November, friends and family in Mexico gather to pay their respects to the dead. Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead commemorates lost favourite ones with ancient traditions. Families of the deceased build personal altars exploitation sugar skulls, leave flowers and food on graves, and place out offerings to welcome spirits. Celebrants eat foods formed like bones, as well as chocolate skulls and pan de muerto, or bread of the dead.

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta
Over six hundred colourful balloons fill the southwest sky at the Albuquerque International Balloon fiesta. Spectators gather at sunrise to look at the balloons take off and visit landing sites to trace incoming balloons. The fiesta is additionally a contest, as balloonists drop markers on targets and participate in speed and distance races.

Kumbh Mela, India
Every four years, millions of visitors gather to bath in one of India’s sacred rivers for Kumbh Mela. The Kumbh Festival is held at Haridwar, Ujjain and Nasik every four years, but the Kumbh at Prayag has a special significance. The Kumbh Festival is marked by the fact that it is held at the banks of holy rivers every 12 years. The pilgrimage is measured to be the largest gathering within the world, and is held in several locations around India according to Hindu tradition. In Prayag it is held on the banks of the rivers Ganga-Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, in Haridwar at Ganga and in Nasik at the Godavari. A great fair is held on these occasions on the banks of these rivers with a huge congregation of devoted pilgrims.

La Tomatina in Spain
Goggles are suggested at La Tomatina, one of the world’s biggest food fights. A firing of water cannons signals the start of the fight, as thousands throw squashed tomatoes at each other. Due to vast popularity of this festival, the city began selling tickets—but the expertise is well worth the ten euro fee.

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