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Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along the Captivating Kerala Backwaters

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Often called the Asian equivalent of the American Bayou, the Kerala backwaters are an expansive network of intricate waterways that include five lakes, forty rivers and a host of canals that span half the length of its home state. Stretching across over 900km the labyrinth of lakes, rivers, inlets and creeks form a truly magnificent eco system and …
Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of wonders

Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of…

Positioned just a short drive away from the beautiful Whitley Bay, the impressive Blue Reef Aquarium is ideally located in the North East coastal city of Tynemouth. It is a great place to discover how life goes on under the ocean. The Blue Reef Aquarium is a modern aquarium showcasing marine life in a new and exciting way. It has been designed and …
Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in Male

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  No one would think that the decorative specs on the Indian Ocean would on close scrutiny turn out to be such resplendent islands full of tourist attractions. However, that is precisely what the Maldives is like. It has over twenty six tiny atolls or islands, which are governed separately but are a cohesive part of Maldives. Most of the festi…
Medical Tourism – Dental Care & Dentists in Bohput

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The Thai island of Koh Samui might have garnered a reputation for its idyllic beaches and pristine oceans, but it is also gaining popularity for another feature that is quite unique; medical tourism! Offering reasonably priced and international standard medical care, Koh Samui and such coastal areas as Bohput are also known for their high standards…
Family Travel to Philippines

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The multicultural nation of Philippines presents an ideal destination for a family holiday. The suitable areas for families visiting the country include Boracay Island, Central Visayas and the National Capital Region Cebu. You may visit the most popular beach in Boracay, known as the White Beach which is famed for its spectacular sunsets and pristi…

Explore China’s very own Disneyland at Captivating Beijing Happy Valley

Sprawled across a whopping 560,000 square meters in the heart of Chaoyang District along Sifang Bridge’s south-eastern corner lies what has long been described as the merriest venue in mainland China.  Often referred to as the Disneyland of China this monumental theme park littered with engaging attractions is a must-see highlight for all visitors touring the Chinese capital. Having opened its doors to the public in 2006 this massive enclosure devoted to leisure, entertainment and recreational activities has been frequented by hordes of visitors from across the world.

Divided in to six sections the Beijing Happy Valley is actually six theme parks in one. Named Ant Kingdom, Lost Maya, Firth Forest, Shangri-La, Atlantis and Aegean Sea the six theme parks within Beijing Happy Valley pack in a variety of ancient civilizations, cultural highlights and man-made ecological wonders all in one venue.  Atlantis is the main attraction at the locale as this monumental crystal city is an iconic fixture that has become the image of Happy Valley and its mesmerizing contents. Centred around the mythology of the lost city of Atlantis it is one of two Greek themed parklands in the valley in addition to Aegean Sea which is another theme park at the valley based on Greek culture and legends. The Shangri-La enclave on the other hand uses Tibetan cultural elements as its backdrop while the Lost Maya parkland focuses its attractions on the Maya empire in South America. The distinctively cartoonish Ant Kingdom employs fictional ant characters as its focal theme.

Offering visitors over 40 mind-blowing rides the venue packs in ten extreme rides that are not for the faint of heart.  Wild Fiord, Energy Storm, Andromeda Bridge, Crystal Lake and the Mayan Pyramid are just some of the other scenic highlights at the venue which also hosts thematic leisure activities such as the Maximal Exercise Festival, Pop Music Festival, Chinese Spring Festival and the Water-Splashing Festival.

A state-of the art IMAX theatre is also on-site at the venue and the cinema packs in seven screens in all. A towering shopping mall is also part of the landscape at Happy Valley which also boasts a 26,000m2  OCT Great Theatre which can accommodate an impressive 1600 spectators simultaneously.

Travellers on the lookout for luxury Forbidden City hotels should look no further than The Peninsula Beijing. Offering guests an advantageous location in the Chinese capital this stylish Beijing hotel pulls out all the stops when it comes to the quintessential five star experience.

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