Best affordable beach destination in the group of Caribbean Islands is the Dominican Republic, which is brimming with package tourists and exciting activities. The Dominican Republic beckons tourist people across the country with the vast coral reefs, jungles, secluded islands,waterfalls, pine forests, and the highest peaks in the Caribbean, which has been enriched with the diverse ecosystems. However, the country enhanced with great culture and history. Santo Domingo is the capital city of Dominican Republic, which is the cultural jewel and a UNESCO World Heritage Site too.

Santo Domingo, the oldest city, preserves its rich history and culture yet, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with cobblestone streets, stunning Spanish Colonial architecture, and excellent restaurants. The most holiest America’s first Cathedral located in Santo Domingo, where as a visitor you must explore the list of attractions such as The Plaza de la Cultura is museum central,Fine Arts, Museum of Modern Art, Columbus Palace, Ozama Fort, National Botanical Gardens, Malecón, and the National Palace.(image by Rotuli)15343311491_d8b3220809_z

Now begin to explore the eastern National Park, which is a home for hundreds of species of plants and animals, including 112 species of birds, where you can also find one of the Caribbean’s largest marine parks with an immense coral reef system. This marine park encompasses four species of sea turtles as well as manatees, bottle nose dolphins, and numerous species, which especially lives in tropical waters. All these attractions are the major aspects induces the diving and snorkeling activities. So enjoy the diving along with the manatees, bottle nose dolphins, and numerous species.

Next spot is Jarabacoa, located in the heart of Dominican Republic, which is the apt place to do mountain biking and exploring the alpine trails. The Jarabacoa is nested in the loop mountains so it emerging eco-tourism scene, where you can find three waterfalls such as El Salto de Baiguate, Salto Jimenoa Uno and Salto Jimenoa Dos. Among these three you can find the more spectacular scenery in Jimenoa waterfalls, so it would be the first preference all visitors than Baiguate.

The Salto Jimenoa Uno is 196ft) height, such a tremendous sight, with water gushes from a hole in the rock and crashes into a huge pool. It’s possible to swim here but the water is bracing to say the least.

While not as dramatic as Salto Jimenoa Uno, Salto Jimenoa Dos (40m/130ft) has a more inviting swimming hole (but it’s still icy cold!) and is reached via an interesting trail that takes you through a canyon and along suspension bridges.

Dominican Republic is not only offer natural wonders it also offers well-developed beach resorts and world-class golf courses, and many recreational opportunities to you. This is the great home of many attractive sites, almost all the sites will come in to the category of
vast coral reefs, waterfalls, jungles, secluded islands, pine forests, and the highest peaks in the Caribbean.

Right from the beginning the Dominican Republic is the right place for adventure seekers, where you can enjoy the white water rafting at Río Yaque del Norte. There you can also explore the rugged alpine terrain for hikers and bikers with many mountain trails, coast for water lovers can snorkel, dive, kayak, kite board, sail, and surf.

Enjoy this abundance of nature in Dominican Republic.


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A unique architectural style and living style mostly found in South Indian state of Kerala, where tourist places are the most popular destinations, which is well known for its Backwaters, Beaches, Wild life sanctuaries, Hill stations and Ayurvedic treatments. Arabian Sea coastline makes the Kerala as a must visit spot apart from these attraction, many people eagerly waiting to visit it because an awesome or stunning way of lifestyle has been following by them.

Why the lifestyle of Kerala is unique and what it is? Let’s begin our lifestyle based trip in to the Kerala.

The Kerala people following most simple way of lifestyle, and they like to live in their own world of simplicity without any changes in their originality. Kerala people are very fiercely protective about their religion and ancient practices and they are proud of their culture too.

The Kerala people dressing are very ordinary only but it mostly differs from its proximity states in India such as Tamil Nadu, Andhra and more. The women dress up in a traditional dress called Sari, which requires draping skillfully a six-meter long cloth on oneself. The men mostly wear cotton lungi with a towel on top. The men in cities wear pants and shirts. The younger generation follows fashion and wears anything from jeans to salwar kameez.

Kerala people entirely different in their customs, traditions, culture, food and almost everything, even in lifestyle too but everything is quite fascinating, that grasp immediate attention of all kind of culture seeking travelers. The uniqueness list not only halts in these categories but also in their festivals, their dress sense. This unique style is hard to find anywhere else in the world.

Red, green, white and flashes of gold are the colors of a Malayali people. The uniqueness list also goes a long, by adding art and architecture of Kerala, in her music and poetry, dance and drama.(image by ravalli1)15253347107_1840bb2df6_z

If you want to see the complete glory and beauty of India you must visit Kerala, never forget the big, innocent eyes and the whitish appearance and riotous long hair united with an impressive fragrant, all these lends an extraordinary elegance to the women.

If we talk about the men, tall, dark, handsome, and curled hair features dominate all the men in the world. All these colors add additional enhancements to your trip.

Plan your holiday trip in Kerala during summers, that time you can be a part of the much-hyped Kerala festivals, during festival time People wake up in the morning and take their kids for a bath and follows the morning with a Surya Pranam that means pray to sun.

Women look gorgeous in bright embroidered sarees and glittering jewelleries designing beautiful floral patterns in the courtyards, Obviously the sarees colors comes under Red, green, white a flashes of gold. Kasavu Mundu is the traditional wearing of Men and then three to four meter long cotton twin cloth with silk border.

Festivals of Kerala is really good especially the boat races, which is the identity of Kerala people. During these days flock of people ahead the river banks to watch and enjoy the race. Boats in various categories like the chundan, veppu, iruttu kuthi, churulan and others assemble at the starting point of the race.(image by -Reji)5338172392_49f4c9a751_b

Next is Patayani festival takes place in Neelamperoor Palli Bhagavathy temple, wants to enjoy a brilliant festival with many colors and cultures this will be your right choice. If you like to see theyyams at the same place you must enjoy the Kanathoor Nalvar Bhoothasthanam.

So enjoy the unique in Kerala!


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Ethiopia is the place where all the great natural wonders and historic wonders handshakes together. The Ethiopia is a land of rugged mountains, broad savannah, lakes and rivers surrounded region, which is significantly well know for the stunning vistas of natural wonders as well as wildlife. Plenty of national parks are treating it as one of the best home. Among the many natural tourist attractions in the world, the Ethiopia place one of the must visit attraction. If you are looking for the cheapest tourist destination around the Africa, the Ethiopia is the right choice for you. The Ethiopia is famous for its stunning ancient culture. Let’s begin to discover it.

Blue Nile Falls:

Begin to wander around the Ethiopia, by visiting the spot river Nile, which is the Africa’s longest river spreads over 800km in length within Ethiopia. People know this river like the great Egyptian civilization began across the Nile river. This part of Nile river called as
Tis Isat- Smoke of Fire, which offer the most dramatic and spectacle vista to you. Really the scenery of the Blue Nile Falls stunning, you ever seen this before anywhere. Especially the rainforest of lush green vegetation, roaring sound enhances the Blue Nile Falls in to awesome. Never miss to collect snaps from there.

National Parks:

National parks are one of the most common tourist attraction available for you in Ethiopia. In Ethiopia you can find a list of stunning national parks, each one will impress you more. The national parks are not only famous for the wildlife and also famous for the the unique eco system. This eco system combined with the rugged mountain backdrops, forest and more. One you must visit the Abijatta-Shalla Lakes National Park, which located at an altitude from 1,540 to 2,075 meters over the Mount Fike, situated between the two lakes. Next one is the Awash National Park surrounding the dormant volcano of Fantale, here you can find the more than the 392 species. Similarly in Ethiopia you can find Bale Mountains National Park, Gambella National Park, Mago National Park, Nechisar National Park and more.

Other wonders:

In Ethiopia you are still having plenty of places, in that list you must visit the ancient holy city harar. The harar city is the oldest Islamic city in Africa, which is really famous for its ancient buildings and impressive city walls. There you can find approximately 99 mosques and it oozes old school islamic culture, which is one of the place in the world. There another one factor grab the attention of all visitors that is the wonderful unique wild ‘hyenas’. Next atttraction is the Rift Valley that is endowed with numerous hot springs, beautiful lakes, and african wildlife. The Rift valley is paradise for those who love the animals more. Next one is the famous medieval settlement called alibela. It is the medieval settlement that lies perched in the midst of an extensive rock church complex. Where you can find the 11 incredible rock-hewn monolithic churches. Really this is the breathtaking wonder among all, which attract you by its distinctive architectural designs. This would be your most unforgettable place among the all wonders.

Don’t miss any attraction to explore over there.


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