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Salzburg – Mozart’s birthplace

  • March 19, 2018
Salzburg – Mozart’s birthplace

The city of Salzburg, (it means “Salt Castle”) is a UNESCO World Heritage site, the birthplace of Mozart and is the fourth largest city in Austria.

It nestles in the mountainous alpine foreland along the Salzach River. The setting of the old town with stylish medieval architecture and gentle decorative facades has kept the soul of the city tuned like a calm, peaceful musical composition. Salzburg is an attraction not just because of its most famous son, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, because there is music in the air in every lane and passage, but because of the diverse cultural heritage throughout the city.

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To view the photo gallery of Salzburg click here.

A Visit to Sri Lanka’s Yala National Park

  • March 16, 2018
A Visit to Sri Lanka’s Yala National Park

Sri Lanka, described by Marco Polo as “undoubtedly the finest island in the world,” is a mysterious land with a hint of Africa in its wildlife combined with the intriguing lifestyle and traditions of India.

Beyond the island’s sandy beaches lie some of the most unique and best-preserved nature reserves in the world, many of which date back to colonial times and earlier.

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To view the photo gallery of Sri Lanka click here.

My search for leopards in Sri Lanka

  • February 24, 2018
My search for leopards in Sri Lanka

The island of Sri Lanka – known to some as the jewel of Asia – is a mini Africa located in the Indian Ocean. I say this because it is a mysterious land with a similar wildlife to Africa but it combines that with the intriguing life style and traditions of India. Beyond the sandy beaches of the island lie the landscapes of  some of the best-preserved nature reserves in the world. There are several national parks in the north for example Wilpattu National Park; in the centre (Minneriya National Park and Maduru Oya National Park) and in the south – Yala National Park.

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To view the photo gallery of Sri Lanka click here.

Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon Hotel – Sri Lanka

  • January 31, 2018
Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon Hotel – Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a country in the middle of the Indian Ocean a paradise, endowed with many mysterious features – from nature, wildlife and adventure to culture and heritage. The island is encircled by many beautiful beaches and filled with green vegetation, enjoying pleasant tropical weather. The warm temperature and sandy coastlines make it an ideal destination for tourists to enjoy. However, Sri Lanka is not just sand and sun.

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To view the photo gallery of Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon Hotel click here.

 

Castle hopping in Frankfurt Rhine-Main

  • January 8, 2018
Castle hopping in Frankfurt Rhine-Main

The Frankfurt Rhine-Main is a diverse region in Germany where the two rivers of the Rhine and Main meet by the city of Mainz. The region, the centre of which is city of Frankfurt am Main (more commonly just referred to as Frankfurt) stretches across parts of three federal states; Hessen, Rhineland-Palatinate and Bavaria.

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To view the photo gallery of Frankfurt Rhine-Main click here.

To view the videos of Frankfurt Rhine-Main click here.

Old Havana

  • December 7, 2017
Old Havana

The Cuban capital, Havana is on most people’s bucket lists because it is an authentic and charming city. I have returned to Havana, my favourite city in the Caribbean, for my third visit.

One of the unique selling points of Havana is that it is different from other tourist cities in the world. Cuban cigars still reign supreme, the intoxicating sound of jazz reverberates in the streets and the revolutionary slogans on the walls and portraits of Che Guevara remain to watch over the city.

To read more visit Justabouttravel.net or click here.

To view the photo gallery of Cuba click here.

The healing powers of the Gastein valley

  • November 5, 2017
The healing powers of the Gastein valley

The Gastein Valley in the heart of the Austrian Alps and south of Salzburg is a green prosperous, valley surrounded by magnificent Hohe Tauern mountain range. The valley, an ancient Roman crossroad, has seen many rises and falls in prosperity throughout its long history. It has been built on gold, silver and salt mining, the thermal waters as well as the healing caves and, today, the ski resorts.

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To view the photo gallery of Austria click here.

Diving in the Philippines

  • October 8, 2017
Diving in the Philippines

The seas around the Philippines are renowned amongst divers as providing some of the best conditions in the world.

I was going diving in Batangas province in the south of Luzon to check how good it was. Basing myself at the Buceo Anilao Beach & Dive Resort meant a boat journey as there is no road access. At Anileo, there would be three dives in the daytime and one at night.

The resort nestles on a steep lush green hillside to the south of the town of Mabini, approximately 120 kilometres from Manila.

To read more visit Justabouttravel.net or click here.

To view the photo gallery of Philippines click here.

Corinthia Hotel Lisbon

  • October 3, 2017
Corinthia Hotel Lisbon

The 24 floor high tower of the Corinthia Hotel Lisbon is located in the secluded Sete Rios neighborhood, a good distance from the buzz and noise of the old city, but a short metro journey to get to the heart of the city. The hotel is ideally placed to explore all the city’s attractions,  palaces and castles. You can easily visit the religious sanctuary of Fatima on the outskirts of Lisbon or venture into the mountains to visit the picturesque town of Sintra.

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To view the photo gallery of Portugal click here.

Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon

  • October 3, 2017
Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon

The Four Seasons Hotel Ritz in Lisbon is a city landmark, standing as it does, pompously on a hilly secluded road in Lisbon city centre near the Avenida de Liberdade, overlooking the Eduardo VII Park and the Marquess of Pombal Square. The hotel’s location is in a quiet part of the city but not too far from the buzz and the excitement of the old town.

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To view the photo gallery of Portugal click here.