It is one of the biggest oceanariums in Europe and it is situated in the west Of Valencia. This enormous park is divided into ten areas. It depicts marine life in Mediterranean Sea and the polar oceans. It also reflects the tropical seas, Red Sea and the Arctic. You can also find there a dolphinarium, a big garden which includes approximately 80 various species of plants as well as Red Sea aquarium. You will be amazed by the beauty of this place and it will leave a great impression on you.
City of the Arts and Sciences
It is one of the most contemporary touristic destinations in Valencia because it is all-in-one cultural, entertainment and architectural complex, where many things can be done and seen. And it is a must see place even if you come only for the weekends. You can come with your family or friends and have a great time. It includes several buildings:
• L’Hemisfèric – it includes laserium, planetarium and IMAX Cinema and illustrates an enormous eye, known as an “eye of knowledge”.
• El Museu de les Ciències Príncipe Felipe – it is a scientific museum which is interactive and looks like the skeleton of a whale.
• L’Umbracle – it is a place with different kinds of species of plants which is typical for Spain. The most interesting thing is that plants tend to change it color depends in the season and it includes 99 palm trees, 68 orange trees and 78 small palm-trees which makes this places extremely appealing.
• L’Oceanogràfic – is a building which is made in shape of water lily and it is open-air. You can see there almost 500 species of marine animals: sharks, dolphins, seals sea urchins and etc. This place is unique and one of the best place to imagine yourself being in the ocean.
• El Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia – it is an opera house. It is also used as an art centre where lots of cultural, musical and artistic performances take place. And it consists of four sections: Main hall, the auditorium, the master hall and the Martin y Soler theatre.
• El Pont de l’Assut de l’Or – it is a bridge that connects the south side with Minorca Street and it is height is 125 meters.
4 The old Turia river bed
The Turia old river bed is pure pearl of Valencia which resembles a true spirit of the city. It is not place that should be visited by any tourist or a wanderer and it is impossible not to notice this magnificent garden. While being there you will feel that you are surrounded by this charming place which makes you relaxed and forget about time. Another big and important city in Spain is Santa Cruz de Tenerife, which is the capital of Teneirfe. Here, you will find residential and also holiday apartments. Other popular areas in include Puerto de la Cruz.…
Rightly called the Playground of the Rich, this small country located in South-East Asia has witnessed growth unparalleled in depth and variety. For the superficial ones out there, Singapore is all about those brilliant high-rises, shopping malls, fast trains and luxury! But if you take the time to take a closer look, you will be amazed at how much this small nation offers in terms of history and culture along with natural beauty.
English is the second most widely spoken language in the country, making it an immediate second home to English speaking folks. One advantage of being a small country is that you can rely on the public transportation system completely. It has often been voted the most foreigner-friendly and navigation-friendly nations in Asia. Although the cost may be slightly higher than what you will find in Thailand or Vietnam, the extra dollar spent is totally worth it!
Which are the best tourist places in Singapore?
Despite being a small country, the sheer option it offers is mind blowing. Let us take a look at some of the most talked-about ones! You can find out all the information to need at the Singapore tourism website.
- Marina Bay Sands: This resort complex is luxury and elegance personified. Not everyone can afford this opulence, but those who can, make sure you don’t miss this place. The Skypark and its viewing deck along with the infinity pool is a sight to behold and are sure to keep your memories warm for a long time.
- Singapore Flyer: This one is not for the acrophobic out there. If you are one, get out as soon as you can, for this giant observation wheel is sure to breathe life into your worst nightmares. Open throughout the day and well into the night, choose which view of Singapore you want to take back home with you!
- Botanic gardens: Nominated the first UNESCO World Heritage site in Singapore, this place is worth the tag. It offers a perfect getaway from the concrete jungle which the country is otherwise all about.
- Little India: Surprisingly, Indians consist more than 40% of the population and has contributed heavily to the development that one sees all around. Therefore, it was only apt that they named the place Little India and is infact a mini India in terms of culture, architecture and cuisines.
How to find Singapore Budget Hotels?
Singapore is not just about luxury and fine dining. It is not just the rich who can afford a decent holiday in this futuristic city. Your travel agent is sure to flood you with high end options including five star hotels and a thirteen course dinner. But if you take the time to look, you will discover a lot of budget hotels in the country. The best way to identify budget hotels in Singapore is to browse local websites instead of using your travel planner’s website. Also talk to natives in various forums and find out cheaper options. You never know, you may even get yourself a home-stay deal at throw-away prices that way!
These affordable budget hotels in Singapore will ensure that you don’t have to worry about spending much on your accommodation.…
One of the best things to come out of the ‘naughties’ or whatever the last decade was called is the arrival of cheap flights around Europe. It has opened up the continent in a way or grandparents could have only dreamed. In yesteryear it was exciting to go on holiday to France, after many hours on a coach and taking a Ferrry. Now with the arrival of Ryan air, it is possible to go to Prague, Poland or the South of Span for little more that it would cost to go on the London tube ( no joke ).
Whatever you think about low cost airlines the fact remains the price savings are unbelievable. Thinks about it. How is it really possible to fly in a aero plane at a cost lower than a train ticket?
Now, depending who you ask, this is not necessarily a good thing. Travel was once the preserve of the upper classes. Some are not at all interested in having a holiday next to the ‘riff raff’. Places notorious for this are some locations in Spain which are having for working class Brits. More middle class Britain go fuehrer east to the Thailand or India for a more exotic location.…
Tips To Consider While Visiting Spain
Indeed, Spain is an amazing cultural powerhouse. Its incredible diversity of people and passions put it at lifetime appeal. Actually, Spain is the second largest country in Europe in terms of area, and the third largest exporter of wine, vegetables and fruits in the globe. The following are some tips that you should know while visiting Spain.
Useful links about the Canary Islands.
Supposing you plan renting a car and drive, make sure you read the driving guide for the foreigners so that you can grasp details like parking fee in the cities among other things.
Ensure you purchase a travel guidebook to Spain, and read it to comprehend the specific parts, cities you will be interested to visit, and generally know the geography of Spain. Of course there is mainland Spain but also the 7 Canary islands which are located further south of the edge of Morocco.
The most suitable time to travel in Spain is during Spring due to the fact that, that is the period when the weather is good. In the summer it can often be in the mid 30’s and this way too much for the average holiday maker. However this depends by what region you are thinking of travelling to.
Madrid is the geographical center of Spain, and the best means to travel from Madrid to other cities is by high-speed train because it beats air travel, and it is much more cosy and comfortable than by plane.
The most easy way to get euros is by using an ATM machine. Spain has the most ATM machines; almost at every block in its cities. Remember: always take out money in the currency of the country you are in, if the ATM asks you for currency exchange you will be charged a fee, greater than your bank would typically charge you back home.
Ensure you plan to visit places and cities when you have considered distance between places to avoid inconveniencing yourself. The public transportation systems is not great in Spain, and even worse in places such as Tenerife or La Palma. Because of this it is best to plan carefully to avoid missing buss’s, as you never know when the next one might arrive.
Another word of advice would be get of the beaten track and go where the locals go! This way you will experience the real Spain.…