Posts Tagged ‘city’

Orient Express train adventure

Orient Express train adventure

Orient Express train adventure

For those travelers looking for old fashion adventures in this fast traveling era, the Orient Express is the best choice. In present times people want to travel as fast as possible to get to their vacation destination in a very short time. But what if the whole vacation is based on the journey itself?

The Orient Express can be the unique vacation that combines the history, the luxury and the adventure in a very special way.

Launched in October 1883, the Orient Express train rapidly became famous for the impeccable services, luxury interior and fine restaurants. The original route of the train started in Paris, went through Alps, passed by Budapest and Bucharest, ending at its final destination, Constantinople. (more…)

Top ten largest cities worldwide

Top ten largest cities worldwide

Top ten largest cities worldwide

In the last decades, the population worldwide was influenced by economic factors. The search for a good job and the better living conditions that can be found in large cities attracted even more people. This trend can be observed at the global level and if we take each large city in part we can definitely conclude that the largest cities in the world are still growing.

The largest cities can be evaluated in two different ways. The first is to take into consideration only the population within the city borders (without the suburbs) while the second comparison take into consideration all people living in the metropolitan area. (more…)

Top ten most expensive cities

Top ten most expensive cities

Top ten most expensive cities

We all have the impression that we live in a very expensive city, but is it really true? Did you ever wonder which are the most expensive cities to live in? Now you can find the answer to these questions.

It’s not easy to make a top ten most expensive cities because there are many factors to take into consideration, but there some cities that are renowned for how much the everyday life costs.

The most important aspects considered include the average monthly rent in the city, the cost of eating out and the cost of transportation. (more…)

Top ten European weekend destinations

Top ten European weekend destinations

Top ten European weekend destinations

The economic crisis that affected the whole world in the past few years also put a mark on the travel industry. The number of tourists has decreased for all types of destinations just as the funds available for vacations.

Under these economic circumstances many individuals compromise and change the one-week or two-week holiday with one or two weekend vacations. The weekend destinations should be close so the traveling time to get there to be as short as possible. This is the main reason that makes the European continent very attractive for weekend city breaks. (more…)

Top ten most visited cities in the world

Top ten most visited cities in the world

Top ten most visited cities in the world

The tourism is one of the most affected industries by the global financial crisis. The number of tourists and the money collected were both decreased comparing to the previous years.

However, there are some destinations that will always attract a large number of tourists. Among these destinations we can find the top ten most visited cities in the world.

10. Shanghai, China attracts more than 6 million tourists each year. Dating back from the 6th century, Shanghai has now a population of more than 19 million people, being the most crowded city of China. (more…)