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Austria, best skiing destination whole year

Austria, best skiing destination whole year

Austria, best skiing destination whole year

Located in the Alps, the highest mountain area in Europe, Austria is appreciated mostly for the skiing resorts that can be found all over the country.

The largest mountains in Austria are Grossglockner  with 3,797 m, from the Hohe Tauern range, Wildspitze with 3,768m and Weisskugel with 3,739m, both from the Oetztal Alps range. Soelden, Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Ischgl, Sankt Anton am Arlberg, and Obertauern are the most important wintersports resorts in the Austrian Alps. (more…)

Thailand, the amazing pearl of Southeast Asia

Thailand, the amazing pearl of Southeast Asia

Thailand, the amazing pearl of Southeast Asia

Thailand is a well known tourist destination since the late 60s when this gained its place among the most exotic and luxurious destinations in the world. Thailand has come a long way since then and now has hundreds of luxurious but cheap hotels welcoming the tourists from all across the world. With more than 14 million tourists each year, Thailand is the 18th most visited country in the world. (more…)

Red Sea, the world’s best snorkel destination

Red Sea, the world’s best snorkel destination

Red Sea, the world’s best snorkel destination

Latest trend in the travel industry is represented by the snorkeling vacations. There are several exceptional snorkel destinations around the world, but most tour operators consider that the Red Sea is the best destination for snorkel.

The Red Sea is located between two continents, Asia and Africa, and is surrounded by desert. It was created by the separation movement of the two tectonic plates that meet there. The water temperature on the Red Sea varies with only 2° C around the year and has an average of 26° C in the north part and 30° C in the south. (more…)

Aspen, the most famous ski destination

Aspen, the most famous ski destination

Aspen, the most famous ski destination

We all know about celebrities that go to Aspen for ski or just to spend their vacation. In fact Aspen is so famous due to the famous people that came here for winter sports. Eventually lots of them ended up like part time residents in Aspen.

The city was born in 1879 when a small community of miners established there. At first it was named Ute City, but one year later was renamed Aspen because of the aspen trees that cover the mountains. Back in 1881 and 1882, Aspen was the most productive silver-mining district in United States. The mining activity declined and by 1930 in Aspen remained only 750 residences. (more…)