Explore The Best Of Hanoi

everything you want to know about HanoiHanoi, is the capital city of Vietnam and is also the second most popular city in this country, it lies on the right bank of the Red River. The French settlements, interaction and influences gives the city of Hanoi it’s characteristic dubbed name of being the Paris of East which has definitely turned into it a very tourist buzz area wherein you can clearly find the boulevards with the tree fringes and it major buildings and lakes from the times of the French rule.

Landing in Hanoi, we realized why this has been rated a must to go and the best places for travel destinations on reputed travel advisory sites like the TripAdvsior being in the list.  The people welcomed us with wide smiles and everything from the cab to the accommodation was extremely economical. If you are looking for entertainment in the city, then you will not have to look far. Hanoi is also known for being a major shopping hub of Asia and we suggest you watch the water puppetry shows in the theatres here. That is the purest form of local entertainment.

Places to see

  • Hoa Lo Prison Museum
  • Temple of Literature
  • HoanKiem Lake
  • Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
  • Hai Ba Trung Temple
  • Bach Ma Temple
  • National Museum of History of Vietnam
  • Heritage House

Places to stay at

Places to dine at

  • Hanoi Social Club
  • Chim Sao
  • Bun Cha 34
  • La Badiane
  • Blue Butterfly
  • Old Hanoi
  • New Day
  • Cha Ca Thang long
  • Tim Ho Wan
  • Maison De Tet Décor

How to reach Hanoi?

Reaching Hanoi is easy since it is well connected by flights from all major cities across Asia. One can take the Vietnam national carrier or popular world – city, connecting flights such as Etihad and Emirates operate continuously there. Moreover, it is recommended that you spend at least a week in the city, so that you can imbibe the culture around you and also, see all the beautiful places.

Spend Your Vacation Like A King In Macau

visiting Macau and its great salonsThe place is dubbed as the Vegas of Chinas it’s the epicenter of gambling, glamour wherein everything ranging from the world class living, entertainment, luxurious life is desirable and is not only it stays limited here but has a lot for you to explore than that. We were thrilled by the magnificent aura of the concoction of all the cultures and heritage mixing up and reflecting in almost every field of common life for all: whether we talk about the temples of Chinese origins staging a pride with the tiles in maritime of Portuguese along with the surprising sounds of Cantonese that happens to have owners with some Portuguese names! The potatoes and ground meat delicacy stir fired and the delectable egg tarts and dim sums can simply not be ignored. If you prefer the rural life to modern city life and are searching for something soothing and subdued then Macau has a lot of architectural places that will bring in the peace you want in your life.

We loved the Macau’s cuisine, which is a rich blend of Cantonese and Portugal, the taste refreshing and rich in goodness. If you love trying out new foods, then we suggest that you visit the local restaurants.

  • Hotel Sun Sun (free breakfast and a gym and an amazing salon close by)
  • Regency Art hotel
  • Hotel Sintra
  • The St. Regis Bar
  • Jade Dragon Restaurant

The best time, according to us to visit Macau would be between October to December when it doesn’t get unbearably cold and humidity is low as well. It’s known as the Las Vegas of china because it has some really great casinos as well such as the Venetian. It’s also famous for its Taipa villages. The gardens and picturesque landscapes of Macau are worth to die for. If you are a nature lover or photographer and haven’t been here yet, then you are missing out on a lot. Bar Street is popular for its drinks and live performances. If you haven’t taken a stroll through these places, then you have not seen Macau.

Where to stay?

  • Hotel Royal Macau
  • Studio City Macau
  • Grand Lapa Macau

Chicago is a Fascinating Holiday Destination for the Whole Family

Chicago is a sparkling city of skyscrapers and awe-inspiring modern architecture. The large city has many tourist attractions that offer unlimited entertainment and sightseeing opportunities. If you are visiting with your family, make sure to let mom get some pampering time alone & get a massage or a fresh hairdo at one of Chicago’s great hair salons!  There are many amazing museums and historic landmarks located here to explore with the family. Some of the top destinations are explained below:

 

  • Art Institute of Chicago: a treasure of legendary artworks

 

Art Institute of Chicago is located on the South Michigan Avenue in Chicago. It was established in the year 1879. It is one of the oldest and most-visited art museums in the US. It has a huge collection of ancient, medieval, and modern artworks including paintings, sculptures, pottery, and textiles.

 

  • Navy Pier: Chicago’s most-visited leisure destination

 

Located on the shoreline of the famous Lake Michigan, the Navy Pier spans 50 acres of gardens, parks, exhibition facilities, shopping centers, and restaurants. Sightseeing cruises, ice skating, and light tower rides are some of the major tourist activities at this place.

 

  • Field Museum of Natural History: a peek into ancient times

 

The Field Museum is a one of the most popular natural history museums in the world. It was founded in the year 1893. The place features incredible animal exhibitions and fossils of creatures that lived 4 billion years ago. The top attraction of the museum is ‘Sue’, the skeleton of the largest dinosaur yet discovered.

 

  • Willis (Sears) Tower: enjoy the incredible skyline view

 

If you are in Chicago, you should definitely visit the Sears Tower that houses the highest observation deck in the entire US. The view of the city from the Skydeck located on the 103rd floor is truly amazing.

 

  • Millennium Park: a perfect entertainment venue

 

The Millennium Park is a one-stop destination for family tourists. The place features several recreational facilities like an ice skating rink, theaters, and gardens. Some of the popular spots are the Crown Fountain, Cloud Gate, Wrigley Square, and the Jay Pritzker Pavilion.

Sacramento is a progressive city with great salons!

Sacramento, the historic city like none other in California has impressive attractions like parks, landmarks and other must-see spots. You can take in all this stuff or if you like to be pampered, you can also check out many of their amazing spas and salons.

Some of the most important things to see in Sacramento have been listed below.

 

  • William Land Park: the best community park

 

This is an open space park and is one of the largest in the city. It has several neighborhoods and offers many interesting amenities such as a Water Park, golf course, picnic spots and more. The most popular spots here include the Fairytale Town and the Sacramento Zoo.

 

  • California State Capitol: an interesting historic landmark

 

The Capitol building serves multiple purposes as it is government of California State, legislative house and the governor’s office. Many tourists from distinct places come to visit this famous historic landmark.  Fran, a friend from Florida who runs lawfran.com, surprisingly enjoyed coming to visit here and said her experience at the local salons as well as visiting the entire city was an amazing experience.

  • Tower Bridge: an iconic feature of Sacramento

 

The bridge connects West Sacramento and Sacramento for pedestrians, bicycles and other vehicles for easy commuting. It is undoubtedly one of the spectacular features the city offers for its people and visitors as well.

 

  • Old Sacramento: an impressive waterfront

 

This is one of the global tourist spots and one can find public and private museums, individuals and businesses here. It has a district dedicated to shopping and entertainment and hence endless people visit this spot on a day to day basis.

 

  • American & Sacramento Rivers: a lifetime experience

 

The city is located where the Sacramento and American Rivers connect. It offers a plethora of options for citizens in terms of lifestyle and entertainment. Some of the activities people enjoy here the most include swimming, boating, waterfront dining and relaxation.

 

  • City Historic Cemetery: a captivating outdoor museum

 

The City Historic Cemetery has attractive statues, lush gardens, and markers which make this museum one of the interesting and frequently visited one. Since the Gold Rush Era until now, the city has maintained its elegance. The museum keeps visitors engrossed with its antique beauties.

If you love great salons & fashion, check out Tampa!

Tampa is a beautiful city in Florida that has many cultural attractions, gardens, and miles of sandy beaches. It is a perfect place for enjoying a tranquil beach holiday. You can also enjoy visiting some great museums and amusement parks. If you love fashion and great hair salons, you will find many great spots to visit.

If you love the beaches, plenty there too.  There are also top attractions in the city are mentioned below:

 

  • Busch Gardens: the adventurous animal theme park

 

Busch Gardens is an African-themed amusement multiplex that houses, bird gardens and animal exhibits. Tourists can also enjoy roller coasters and water rides. The place is popular for its wildlife walk through called Edge of Africa.

 

  • The Florida Aquarium: explore the wonders of marine life

 

The Florida Aquarium is a non-profit organization established in the year 1995. Located in Downtown Tampa the aquarium exhibits over 7000 marine animals and aquatic plants. The place offers activities like animal encounters, diving, and aquarium hikes.

 

  • Glazer Children’s Museum: a paradise for kids

 

Located in Downtown Tampa, Glazer Children’s Museum was opened in the year 2010. It is a perfect entertainment center for children of all ages. The place features many fun-filled activities and themed arenas for kids.

 

  • Sacred Heart Catholic Church: one of the oldest cathedrals in the city

 

If you are in Tampa, you should definitely visit this historic church which was built in 1905. The church is popular for its beautiful Romanesque Revival architecture and its extraordinarily peaceful atmosphere. Its strikingly beautiful interiors can leave the onlookers mesmerized.

 

  • Big Cat Rescue: the adventurous wildcat sanctuary

 

Big Cat Rescue is a care center for wildcats that are rescued from different places. The sanctuary houses animals like leopards, sand cats, jaguars, and lions that were orphaned or severely injured. The authorities also bring in cubs that are abandoned and offer them proper medical care and attention. The visitors are allowed to take a close look at these wildcats while enjoying their guided tour across the sanctuary.

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