We give you a list of seven of the best places to visit a fantastic experience at your Eastern European holiday.
1. Prague, Czech Republic.
Prague is the capital city of Czech Republic. It is like a maze of cobbled stone street, hidden courtyards, and baroque architecture that will leave you mesmerized. Prague is also known as the city of a thousand spires as it's skyline is spattered with domes, towers and sharp spires forming the elaborate and sharp features of many buildings here. The cosmopolitan culture, excellent theatres, museums and the lush parks and gardens will leave you in wonder at the beauty of this city.
Iceland is one of those very exciting countries to visit which boast of seeing the northern lights. The native people of Iceland are some extremely lucky folks to see this natural phenomenon on a regular basis. This outstanding view of aurora borealis is seen during the winter season. There are only a very few European countries with such a site and Iceland is one of them. This beauty appears due to the interaction of the Sun particles colliding with the North Pole. Winter in Iceland is from August to April.
Roatan, Honduras remains a largely undiscovered jewel of the Caribbean. Cruisers are starting to become acquainted with it as more cruise lines add it to their list of ports. The island is home to two cruise ports that service accommodate hundreds of visits every year. Almost invariably, passengers fall in love with the lush paradise, which differentiates itself from many other islands in that the island home to tropical forests and palm trees that provide shade on many of the island's picturesque beaches. Cruisers aren't the only visitors, though, as SCUBA divers from the United States and Canada frequently fly down to spend a week or two underwater.
It can be alarming for first-timers. They see hands move very fast in changing chips, just like some magical show, and when they stop focusing for 30 seconds, they might end up gambling their house by mistake. It would help to brush up on the main rules ahead of time, but also to look for a smaller casino that has a younger crowd - since the tables have a tendency to be less noisy, and the minimum bets will be much lower. Even if they do not intend to, croupiers often hint when gamblers make a bad choice, and it is important to keep in mind that you are competing against the dealer and not the other players. This takes off some pressure.
Millions of tourists flock to Thailand each year and many leave with a deep appreciation for this exotic country. However, the question remains: is it safe to travel to Thailand? Street safety in Thailand must be followed if you want a smooth, enjoyable holiday. Scams in Thailand abound, and tourists must be very vigilant. Here is a list of street safety tips and scams to watch out for while on holiday.
Street Safety Tips
Watch out for tuk-tuks who suddenly bring you to a strange restaurant instead of your preferred destination. These tuk-tuks and restaurants and are usually accomplices. You may end up inferior eating food that you did not even plan on eating and pay an exorbitant amount for it.
Street safety in Thailand is now a priority of the government, but pickpockets and thieves still abound in crowded places. Watch out for these pickpockets who are hiding in plain sight.
In Bangkok's Red Light District, Patpong, great caution is advised to tourists who are lured by these beautiful ladyboys into having a drink with them, and then they end up asking aggressively for money.
"Keep close to nature's heart and break clear away once in a while, and climb a mountain, or spend a week in the woods, wash your soul clean" - John Muir
As John Muir believed, there are few things more valuable and soul-cleansing than time spent in nature. As Americans today, we spend most of our spare time in doors watching tv or consumed by social networking. What most people tend to misunderstand is the vitality of spending time in nature and breaking away from our normal daily activities.
America's national parks are filled with beauty, adventure, and activities for anyone and everyone.
Not far from Kronstadt, the silent walls of the fort "Emperor Alexander I" or "Plague" rise from the water of the Gulf of Finland. The history of the abandoned building, in which a mysterious laboratory was located a hundred years ago, still excites residents and guests of St. Petersburg.
The military history of the fort "Emperor Alexander I" turned out to be rather short. In 1838 the Russian Emperor Nicholas I decided to build a fortress. During the Crimean War (1853-1856) and after it the fort was modernized many times, and these measures ensured the complete inaccessibility of Kronstadt for the Anglo-French fleet.