Barbados is an island country located in the Lesser Antilles. It spans over an area of nearly 432 sq. km and is a pure gift of nature. It is one of the most favourite tourist locations on the North Atlantic, and offers an amazing coastal ambience. It makes its mark on the map just above the continent of South America. It is about 100 km east of the Caribbean Sea and has some good luxury establishments for the tourists to enjoy on the heart of nature.

With huge investments showing up in the last couple of decades, this country now has a series of exclusive luxury resorts and hotels that attract hundreds of tourists every year. Barbados holidays are truly mesmerising and you will leave with some calm soothed nerves and complete peace of mind is assured. There are many five star properties spread all over the island and they have the best restaurants serving mouth-watering delicacies. You can be on a munching spree with so many restaurants to offer you different kinds of sea-foods to arrest your mouth. These restaurants are located on amazing setups, most of which overlook the blue waters of the Atlantic.

A true gift of nature

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Barbados gets some regular visit from celebrities from all over the world who love to spend some quality time with nature to wash off their stress. Other than some fine hotels and resorts to rest your back and challenge your tongue, there are many places of interest in Barbados, which you should never miss.Harrison cave is one of those sites and you will be allured by this amazing gift of nature. It features a wonderful collection of crystallized limestone, which is often considered to be one of the wonders of the world. They have small tram ride service through the cave, which allows visitors to experience it completely. ( Image by hoppies1 )

The old sugar plantation house and this sea cave is a must visit

St. Nicholas Abbey is a wonderful plantation house located in Saint Peter. It is considered to be one of the few Jacobean mansions left in this world. This sugar plantation house was built by Colonel Benjamin Berringer and is more than four centuries old. It is one of the best tourist spots in Barbados and people experience it as a true heritage. Barbados is home to many amazing caves and the other cave is Animal Flower Cave. It is the only accessible sea cave in Barbados and lies under the hills of North Point in St. Lucy.

Other points of interest

Miami Beach in Barbados

Miami Beach in Barbados is one of the most popular sandy beaches in that area. One of the best-designed cricket stadium is located near Bridgetown and is called the Kensington Oval. To witness a match in this stadium is trulya hell of an experience. The famous Garrison Savannah racetrack is very popular among horse race fanatics and gives a call to the rich and famous places of US and Mexico. ( Image by Loozrboy )


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Norway, a best gateway spot in the world because it is the best home of the natural attractions as well as the man made attractions, if you want to explore the Norway completely you have to spend more days so prefer to wander around the capital province of it in the name of the Oslo. The Oslo is one of the world’s largest capitals with protected forests, hills, and hundreds of lakes, colossal mountains, and fasinationg national parks. Oslo boasts a rich cultural scene and also famous for its theatre, museums and galleries, let’s read this review to know more about it.

Man-Made Wonders:

In Oslo you can find the spectacular and fascinating Akershus Fortress, where you can wander around the grounds and ramparts and wonderful harbor views before exploring the quaint chapel with its tomb of Håkon and then enter in to the Oslo Cathedral where you can find and mesmerize by viewing the decorated bronze doors, as well as the ceiling paintings. If you want know the history of the Oslo you must visit the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design and then visit the Royal Palace located on the northwest end of the Norway capital Oslo, where you can find the mammoth and impressive 173-room building but it is not open to the public, visitors can wander the grounds and gardens freely. In Oslo you must visit the spot Vigeland Sculpture Park, which is the largest park in the world and one of Norway’s most famous tourist attractions. In this sculpture park you can visit the dynamic sculptures in bronze, granite and wrought iron. In Oslo don’t miss to visit the Natural History Museum & Botanical Gardens, Aker Brygge, City Hall, Munch Museum, and Oslo Opera House and so on. These are the must visit man made wonders in the world.(image by Moyan_Brenn)6789041914_fbdbeb50f0_z

Natural wonders:

How the Oslo is famous for the stunning man made attractions as same as it is also famous for the natural wonders such as the mountains, national parks, Zoo, lakes and more. There you must visit the Lofoten Islands, which is an archipelago and a traditional district and it is well known destination for the excellent fishing, nature attractions and nature safaris. Preikestolen a famous tourist destination with the gorgeous mountains and it is the best spot for the hiking as well as the climbing. Then visit the Fløyen Mountain is the most visited among the seven mountains that surround the city centre of Bergen. In Oslo trip you must also visit the natural wonders such as the Oslo fjord is an inlet, Geirangerfjorden is a fjord, Ulriken is the highest of the Seven Mountains, and Nigardsbreen is a glacier arm of the large, Briksdalsbreen and Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park, these are the important natural spots in the Oslo with stunning attractions. Each natural attraction in the Oslo offers plenty of activities such as the hiking, camping, bird watching, kayaking, fishing, Eagle safari and so on.(image by i.prinke)2289951278_848fda0190_z

So place your Norway’s capital Oslo as best gateway spot for your vacation.


 

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