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Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of Indian wildlife in their natural habitat

Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of…

South Asia’s most teeming nation is a veritable fusion of attractive places, lush landscapes and an ancient culture steeped in history and rituals. Architectural masterpieces of historic dynasties dot various states. India’s rich heritage together with its flourishing bio diversity showcases the beauty of the country. The city of Hyderabad offe…
Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along the Captivating Kerala Backwaters

Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along t…

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

Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in M…

  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

Medical Tourism – Dental Care …

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

Family Travel to Philippines…

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…

Fun time for kids in Melbourne – Entertaining and educational

If you are planning a family vacation with young kids, why not look at Melbourne as an option? The city is extremely visitor-friendly and there are several activities to suit every age group. Start with the Melbourne CBD; accommodation is provided by some of the most recognised names in the hospitality industry. The contemporary style Oaks On Lonsdale for example offers self-contained apartments that are ideal for families. Step out into a neighbourhood of stylish restaurants, cosy bars and trendy cafes.

Explore the area by hopping on the tram that travels along Swanston Street. The Melbourne Museum nearby is located within Carlton Gardens. Displays like the giant blue whale skeleton, the living rainforest, and Phar Lap, the racehorse will be entertaining, as well as, educational. There is also an IMAX theatre and a gift shop on site. The Pauline Gandel Children’s Gallery is scheduled to open in December 2016. The award winning Fire Services Museum, located in East Melbourne, is open to the public on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. Head to Geelong to visit the Naval and Maritime Museum, which is open daily.

A day of family fun awaits at Luna Park in St. Kilda, which has been around for nearly one hundred years. Thrill rides like Spider, G-Force and Twin Dragon will set adrenalin coursing through your veins while others like, the dodgem cars and the carousel are more old school and fun for younger kids. Fitzroy Gardens has served as a recreational space for families for over one hundred and fifty years. Enjoy a picnic lunch under the trees, then visit the newly redone Tudor Village, the Fairies Tree, The Conservatory and last but not least Captain Cooks’ Cottage. Melbourne is home to several world-class sporting venues like the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Etihad Stadium and Rod Laver Arena. Even if there is no game on when you are visiting, tours of the facility can be just as exciting for kids who are sports enthusiasts.

Intrigued by history, art and food, Lavinia Woolf is a writer who is passionate about the extraordinary and writes of the exhilarating and enchanting. Google+

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