Porto Katsiki on the Ioanian Sea island of Lefkada is one of the most famous beaches in Greece and Europe in general. Translation to English means “Port of the Goat”, because before only a goat could reach this area.
Hawaii is the 50th state of the United States of America. Situated nearly at the center of the north Pacific Ocean, Hawaii marks the northeast corner of Polynesia. While it was once a major hub for the whaling, sugar and pineapple industries, it is now economically dependent on tourism and the U.S. military. The natural beauty of the islands continues to be one of Hawaii’s greatest assets. Honolulu is the state’s capital, largest city, and cultural hub. Hawaiian and English are the official languages of Hawaii. Here are some beautiful pictures of Hawaii…..
Hawaii, almost always called the Big Island to avoid confusion – is the largest of the islands and home to Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa (the largest and one of the most active volcanoes on Earth)
Hawaii has many colorful ways of life. Some of these customs come from Pacific Islanders called Polynesians, who were the original settlers of Hawaii. Many of the people of Hawaii are of Polynesian descent. The people’s great friendliness toward tourists gives Hawaii its nickname of the Aloha State – Aloha means love in the Hawaiian Language.
Hawaii is made up of seven main islands, stretching from the majestic Big Island of Hawaii to the garden isle of Kauai. Waterfalls abound on each of the islands, as well as other beautiful sites. The entire chain of islands was formed by a single hot spot in the earth’s crust, which is currently busy building a new island off the coast of the Big Island.
Hawaii is the birthplace of big wave surfing. In the 1950’s surfers began to ride the powerful winter waves of Makaha on Oahu’s west shore and Waimea Bay on the North Shore. Big wave season in Hawaii happens roughly between November and February on Hawaii’s north shores. Some of the best surfing competitions in the world are held on Oahu’s North Shore in November and December including the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing (the Super Bowl of surfing). If you’re planning to watch the pros in action, get to the North Shore early because traffic can be heavy.
As William Shakespeare said “April has put a spirit of youth in everything!” and Spring is here, we bring you some great landscape wallpapers collection for this season, some lovely beach wallpapers and pictures.
A New Year. New possibilities. New commitments. New resolutions. Celebrations and customs may vary around the world, but in most places, New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest party days of the year. We are all waiting for this special night and carefully preparing for it. Countries around the world will be ringing in the new year soon with fireworks, festivals, friends, parties. That is a magical time when all of the cities around the world are more gloriously alive than they usually are. Here are the best cities to be for New Years Eve in order to have unforgettable New Years celebration.
If you’ve ever been to Barcelona, you’d know it has an energy and style unlike any other, and its New Year’s celebrations dip into that uniqueness that is Barcelona. If dancing and partying until the first sunrise of the New Year sounds like it’s right up your alley, then you may want to celebrate with some of the greatest partiers in the world. The Spanish culture of late meals and even later nights out don’t change just because it’s New Year’s Eve. Unlike most other cultures around the world, the party in Barcelona doesn’t even begin until close to midnight, with the traditional eating of the twelve grapes during the twelve chimes of midnight. It’s typically family time when the clock strikes twelve, then it’s off to the clubs to celebrate in style until the sun comes up on the New Year. Continue reading New Year’s Eve – Best Cities For Celebration→
Welcome to Dubai City, the largest and most fascinating city of the United Arab Emirates. Dubai is situated on the southern shore of the Persian Gulf, in the East of the Arabian Peninsula. The state of Dubai is commonly referred to as a city and as the most modern and cosmopolitan place in the Emirates, although, due to it’s islamic culture it is also strongly based on traditions. The currency is AED or Dh: Arab Emirates Dirhams.
The country’s ruler, Sheik Mohammed, is considered to be the i nitiator and mentor of the success. His idea to focus on tourism, technologies and the expansion of commercial and corporate activity instead of relying on the decreasing amount of oil made Dubai become the fastest growing and most popular city in the world.
Dubai Museum of Middle East Modern Art. The futuristic, elegant form created by UN Studio’s design is sleek and bold in its massing leaning over passers-by as though it were the bow of an enormous ship
Dubai Museum is the main museum in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is located in the Al Fahidi Fort, built in 1787 and is the oldest existing building in Dubai.
Burj Al Arab is a 5-star luxury hotel located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. At 321 m (1,053 ft), it is the fourth tallest hotel in the world.
The Jumeirah Mosque is a dominant landmark of Dubai city. Built in the medieval Fatimid tradition, this stone structure is a tribute to modern Islamic architecture. While strolling through the Mosque at sunset, you will be washed in shadows by this elegant formation.
Dubai Marina is an awe-inspiring city-within-a city that delights residents with its cosmopolitan, free-spirited atmosphere and unique, invigorating lifestyle. It will be an urban centre on the water, comparable to the most exclusive waterfront developments in the world’s leading cities. Dubai Marina is unlike anywhere else in Dubai, the Middle East and even the world.
Dubai International Airport is an international airport serving Dubai, the largest city of the United Arab Emirates. It is a major aviation hub in the Middle East, and is the main airport of Dubai. It is situated in the Al Garhoud district, 4 km (2.5 mi) southeast of Dubai.
Dubai Duty Free, which is currently the single largest airport retailer in the world.
Burj Khalifa is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and is currently the tallest structure in the world, at 829.84 m (2,723 ft)
Emirates Concorde Hotel & Suites is located in the heart of Dubai City, on Maktoum Street. The Hotel Offers great panoramic view over the famous Dubai Creek. Only a short drive from Dubai International Airport, Dubai Creek, Golf & Yacht Club, the gold and spice markets, major shopping & leisure centers.
“The four towers, ranging from 54 to 97 floors, are clustered to form a choreographed sculpture, representing the movement of candlelight”
Atlantis, the Palm is a hotel resort at Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is a joint venture between Kerzner International Limited and Istithmar PSJC. The resort is modelled after the Atlantis, Paradise Island resort in Nassau, Bahamas.Almost everything in it is underwater themed.
Beautiful Palm Jumeirah Villa, Stunning garden home in the exclusive Palm Jumeirah, the eighth wonder of the world. Experience the true luxury holiday home of this Palm Island Villa. The villa boasts a private pool and access to a residents-only beach where you are facing the stunning Atlantis Hotel.
Jumeira Beach, named after the Jumeirah district of Dubai, is a stretch of beach ten miles south of Dubai where developers are creating large hotel resorts and luxury housing. Also built here is the Burj Al Arab (Arab Tower) hotel.
The Dubai Mall is the world’s largest shopping mall based on total area and sixth largest by gross leasable area. Located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, it is part of the 20-billion-dollar Burj Khalifa complex, and includes 1,200 shops
Maldive Islands, is an island nation in the Indian Ocean formed by a double chain of twenty-six atolls oriented. It s renounced for its amazing and peaceful beautiful islands and also for its coral reef life. There are many tourists hotels and spots and the main focus of Maldives have always been on tourism. The interesting note about Maldives is that its highest point above sea-level is only 7 feet. The water in these islands is so crystal clear that it is hard to believe that some pics taken are real.
We present few pictures of this lovely Islands Country, hope you enjoy it.