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Exhibition centers or Museums aren't only for art and history lovers. Actually, such historical spots are for all who have an interest in their society and curiosity to know about different cultures. Basically, Museum is a building which offers a preview of history in a well presented backdrop to provide an introduction about past eras, different countries and the lifestyle of people from past ages.

With a learning opportunity, it will be a complete entertaining visit where you can browse several artworks, different theme based galleries and most important is appreciable architecture. Within the vicinity of cafes and restaurants, you can put your focus on learning part by attending different concerts and workshops. At every next step there is something new and exciting. So, at this fascinating place you can collect wonderful experience for lifetime.

Here, we enlisted some specific collection like Le Louvre (Paris, France), The Acropolis Museum (Athens, Greece), State Hermitage (St. Petersburg, Russia), The British Museum (London, England), The Vatican Museums (Vatican City, Italy) and National Museum (Delhi, India). There is a broad list of world famous museum & galleries, some are popular for multiple themes, some for specific artwork and others are dedicated to renowned personalities.

The Acropolis Museum (Athens, Greece)

The staggering ground floor display houses collection from the surface of the Acropolis. Its astonishing glass floor gives a stroll over history, with a perspective of the archeological uncovering, while inclining upward to the Acropolis with past several years of the Athenians. Few examples have been unearthed, yielding views of Athenian life. Surprisingly, the shows in the Archaic Gallery permit guests to take in all sides of the articles, which are shown in open spaces portrayed by changing characteristic light. The popular marble sculpture of 'frieze of the Parthenon' is settled on a structure with the very same measurements as the cella of the Parthenon, giving a complete view in a form of overall detail.

The British Museum (London, England)

England's biggest exhibition hall beautifully preserve the pride of the nation. You can explore the human culture through Archaeology and ethnography with the help of vast sources like more than eight million items extending from ancient issues that remains to be worked out of Athens' Parthenon, from entire Assyrian royal residence rooms to perfect gold gems. The Egyptian display brags the world's second finest gathering of artifacts outside Egypt, including the Rosetta Stone.

Le Louvre (Paris, France)

The Louvre was a medieval fort and used as the royal residence of France Emperors, before turning into a historical center from two centuries back. The expansion of I. M. Pei's pyramid was really stunning when it was disclosed in 1989 with a new main entrance. Then, it incorporates the several unique components of royal residence. Le Louvre has renowned collection (Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, Winged Victory of Samothrace and Venus de Milo) ranges from the antique collection of ancient past up to first half of the 19th century. An advisable place to begin your tour is the Sully Wing, at the establishments of Philippe-Auguste's medieval record in the central part of the Louvre. It will a complete knowledgeable and entertaining family visit which drives you straightly in Egyptian rooms.

National Museum (Delhi, India)

One of the biggest galleries of India, National Museum has assorted articles from the glorious old period. It was built in 1949 at the intersection of Janpath in the enthusiastic city of Delhi. It is a good place to observe past as one becomes more acquainted about the extravagance compartments of trains, which were quite a while back utilized by the Royal families. It has an assortment of things like sketches, manuscripts, enriching arts, jewelry, coins and much more. There is also a separate Buddhist area where one can discover the related remains, a Buddha statue, and Buddha Stupa, which was developed in the third century BCE by supreme ruler Ashoka.

State Hermitage (St. Petersburg, Russia)

Russia might be disconnected from the imaginative focuses of Rome and London like places, but State Hermitage, St. Petersburg has figured out how to gain an awesome variety of world renowned art. Here, you can explore more than three million things back from the Stone Age to the mid twentieth century. The exhibition center possesses six architectural houses along the Neva River. The main structure being popular as Winter Palace. This greatly elaborate, blue-and-white building was completed in 1764 and throughout the following a few centuries was the primary home of the czars. You can also appreciate the brilliant artwork of the Orient Eurasia and related ones. The place also provides you a wonderful display of Nicholas II.

The Vatican Museums (Vatican City, Italy)

Twenty-two separate accumulations include the Musei Vaticani, every one more astounding than the following. The most well known are presumably the Museo Pio-Clementino, with its awe inspiring traditional model; the Raphael Rooms, whole rooms painted by Raphael; the Pinacoteca (picture display), which contains the cream of the Vatican's gathering of medieval and Renaissance compositions; and, obviously, Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel. However, there is additionally the antiquated Egyptian shows of the Museo Gregoriano Egizio, and in addition the Etruscan offerings of the Museo Gregoriano Etrusco. What's more, that is only a begin.

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With an account of massive geographical size, India has a vast range of places which offer you a unique surprise on every next step. Similarly, with a large regional differences between North and South India, everyone of us find a state of confusion that which one is preferable for our holiday. But, with the huge options, each destination has its unique charm and attractions.

If you feel yourself on the same platform of selection that which one is best? Then this writing is helpful for your decision. The final selection of holiday choice is according to your personal taste. Hopefully, this brief introduction is helpful in picking between the two. Here, you'll get the description about the climatic variations, local taste and sightseeing attractions of these two vast areas.

The North India

With the impressive range of attractions, the North zone of India has its capital location 'Delhi' along the most popular sites of Golden Triangle Tour (Delhi-Agra-Jaipur). There is a strong regional bonding between Punjab, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand with some variations on the basics of customs, rituals and traditions. Overall such varieties offer an attractive look to this region which is renowned as a prideful part of the country. With the famous landmarks, scenic Himalayan region, remote location of Ladakh, you can also explore the traditions and cultures of Rajasthan, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh like surroundings states.

The South India

In South Indian states (Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana), there is the beautiful gentle pace of life with some wonderful beach attractions. If we go through the search of some relaxing holiday list, then Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Coimbatore and Kochi are in the list of largest Urban areas. There are several factors like South Indian food, classical music & dance, Kalaripayattu (ancient martial arts) and Ayurveda which work as a highlight for this region. Overall, this part of the country comprises of amazing wildlife, forested valleys, mountains and mind-blowing historical architecture. With the range of Hindu pilgrims, you can witness the point of Land's End during your visit at Kanyakumari.
Religious sites of North India

Varanasi, Bodh Gaya, Sarnath, Allahabad, Ayodhya, Shravasti, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, Golden Temple, Devprayag, Somnath, Hemkund Sahib, Rishikesh, Mathura & Vrindavan, Amarnath Cave, Vaishno Devi, Leh monasteries, famous Churches, Gurdwaras and ISKCON temples.

Religious sites of South India

Bhubaneswar, Mahabalipuram, Kanyakumari, Kanchipuram, Rameshwaram, Madurai, Thanjavur, Konark, Chidambaram, Puri, Shirdi, Tirupati, Puttaparthi and Shravanabelagola.

Adventure & Sports in North India

Srinagar, Auli, Mussoorie, Nainital, Shimla, Manali, Ladakh, Dharamsala, Palampur, Dalhousie.

Adventure & Sports in South India

Thekkady, Gokarna, Kochi, Chennai, Dandeli, Yelagiri, Munnar, Coorg, Badami, Trichur, Marunthuvazh Malai, Neelimala, Chikmagalur, Kotagiri, Kudremukh, Ooty, Wayanad.

Ayurveda & Rejuvenation centres in North India

Rishikesh, Haridwar, Mathura, Varanasi, Uttarakhand, Dharamsala and Udaipur.

Ayurveda & Rejuvenation centers in South India

Bangalore, Chennai, Alleppey, Thekkady, Kochi, Calicut, Periyar, Kovalam, Kumarakom, Trivandrum, Mararikulam, Coonoor, Palakkad, Mysore.

Wildlife in North India

Dachigam National Park, Corbett National Park, Great Himalayan National Park, Dudhwa National Park, Gir National Park, Ranthambore National Park and Bandhavgarh National Park.

Wildlife in South India

Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Bandipur Wildlife Sanctuary, B.R. Hills, Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, Mahavir Harina Vanasthali National Park.

Culture & Heritage of North India

Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Chittorgarh, Kumbhalgarh, Bikaner, Udaipur, Pushkar, Khajuraho, Delhi, Kullu, Patan, Champaner, Lucknow, Bodh Gaya, Sanchi, and Agra.

Culture & Heritage of South India

Hyderabad, Hampi, Chennai, Thanjavur, Mysore, Cochin, Mahabalipuram, Badami, Aihole, Pattadakal, Darasuram.

Hill stations of North India

Lansdowne, Gulmarg, Sonamarg, Pahalgam, Srinagar, Khajjiar, Mcleodganj, Shimla, Chamba Valley, Leh, Patnitop, Kullu, Manali, Auli, Chamba, Almora, Kausani, Mussoorie, Aru, Dah & Hanu, Pithoragarh, Ranikhet, Nainital, Chail, Dharamsala, Dalhousie, Kinnaur, Mukteshwar, Kasauli, Kufri, Palampur, Keylong, Kardang, Dharamkot, Dehradun and Dhankar.

Hill stations of South India

Munnar, Ooty, Idukki, Kodaikanal, Coorg, Coonoor, Devikulam, Kerala Backwaters, Varkala, Yercaud, Nandi Hills, Ananthagiri Hills, Ponmudi, Araku Valley, Kudremukh, kotagiri, Vythiri, Kodaikanal, Wayanad, Chikhaldara, Horsley Hills, Ponmudi, Araku Valley.

Climatic Variations between North & South India

Climate conditions are more pleasant in North India in comparison to the South. South India is in the tropical zone while North is in subtropical and bordered within the temperate zone. According to latitude distance, no ocean and proximity of Himalayas offer a cooler climate to Northern region. Similarly, such logical reasons make a difference in diet from wheat to rice and higher to lower spice content in food.

Taste differences between North & South India

In India taste varies from state to state under the different categories not only in taste but also in unique cooking methods. With the several ages and cultures, Indian taste has also been influenced by different civilizations. Each dish has basic taste due to use of different spices which has the relation with medicinal and nutritional properties.

North India:

While tasting the North Indian cuisines, you'll feel a rich delight and appetizing aroma due to the use of high proportion of dairy products. In the combination of such rich gravies, you are served with 'tawa' (griddle) baking breads (roti or prantha) and 'tandoor' (coal -fired oven) baking breads (kulcha, naan & khakhra) and other deep fried breads (puri or bahtoora). North Indian royal treatment is incomplete without sweets and snacks. You can also taste a good range of non-vegetarian food here.

South India:

South Indian cuisine has majorly offers you the taste of tamarind, tomatoes, coconut and curry leaves in a variety of dishes. Basically, there is greater emphasis on staple grain- rice along the combination of sambar and rasam in a form of complete meal. The typical South Indian snacks (dosa, vada, idli, bajji & bonda) are nutritious and good for digestion. South Indians use more vegetarian-friendly food as compared to North Indians. There are a huge variety of distinct tastes with the long menu of Andhra, Chettinad, Hyderabadi Nawabi, Mangalorean, Coastal (seafood) and Kerala cuisines.

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Here are the 7 best budget destinations which offer a complete vacation delight. Basically, a sightseer selects the holiday spot with the consideration of factors like jaw-dropping scenery, modern style facilities, culture, food and unrivaled art of the place. Along such major considerations, 'the Budget Travel' is top most thing. There is a long list of beautiful sites on this planet which has a perfect combination with the balance of your pocket. Here, we discuss about top seven heavenly sites which doesn't hardly affect on your bank balance.


Mauritius is considered as the top among hottest honeymoon destinations with its incomparable natural beauty. Mauritius is also renowned as Paradise Island due to its white sandy beaches, peace and tranquility. It is a perfect place to spend quality time with each other along the number of adventure rides, water sports and crystal blue lagoons. As a newly-wed couple, you can easily make an infallible hit in Mauritius with the several discounted offers.


Hong Kong and Macau:

The popular Asian sites Hong Kong and Macau are worldwide renowned for wonderful attractions and sightseeing opportunities. With the budget factor, you can find endless variety of things to see and do here. There are several activities which are free of cost along the specific local colors which add lifelong memories in your Hong Kong and Macau tour.


Maldives is a dream site for nature lovers where you can fulfill your wishes within the relaxing beauty of the place. In the mid of Indian Ocean, this beautiful site is a combination of around thousand islands and in which only five sees substantial population. Here, you'll get a couple of ideas for amazing fun filled games like snorkeling and diving up to pleasant relax with the soak up the sun. The affordable cost of mind-boggling coral islands and exquisite landscapes are like icing to the cake.


If you are a true beach lover and still watch Thai beauty in movies, then it is the right time to get the real feel of the most exciting place. The place welcomes you within an affordable accommodation, cheap airfare and other great stuff at budget prices. There are several attractions and sightseeing options from National Parks, Elephant ride, Zoo tours, temple visit, museums, water activities and underwater world within the reasonable charges.


Bali is a strong competitor among the list of one of the best islands in the world. With the wide range of activities, cheap accommodations and great beachside party locations, Bali attracts a high volume of tourists every year. Bali offers you almost all the favorable conditions with the countless tourist attractions and pleasant weather. Apart from the other factors, a visit to wonderful beaches, adventure tours, volcano hike, temples tour and cultural events make Bali a budget friendly destination.  


Singapore is a hottest holiday destination of Asia in the terms of nature, modern architecture, beaches, culture and cuisine. You'll get a lively feel in the refreshing atmosphere of the place. The place has a huge collection for everyone within budget limits whether you are here as a solo traveler, within a group of friends, newlywed couple or as a complete family.


At the east coast of Africa, Seychelles is known for its pristine beauty in a form of serene blue water, sandy beaches and an archipelago of islands. The best thing is that this exotic beauty is still not commercial. Within the quiet and tranquil surroundings, it is a definite dream vacation spot to spend quality time. If you don't want to break your bank then select the off-season to enjoy at this paradise along with the exciting offers of cheaper rates.

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HongkongBoth Hong Kong and Macau are hubs of popular attractions and sightseeing opportunities, and you will find endless things to see and do here. Most of these activities here that you will go for are totally free of cost which adds icing to the cake.

Hotel Okura - Macau

These are places and sights that give Hong Kong its unique local colour and make Hong Kong memorable. The other things to do are moderately priced. Below are hand picked ten places are where old and young, the wealthy tourists, and the backpackers tend to go in Hong Kong.


1. See the Avenue of Stars Skyline

Avenue of Stars Skyline - Hongkong

Simply walk out on the Avenue of Stars on the shore. The skyline around the harbor ranks as the tallest in the world, and at 8 pm most evenings, it lights up for the Symphony of Lights, in the above photo. By day or by night, Hong Kong's skyline against Victoria Peak and the blue backdrop of Victoria Harbor is the favorite tourist attraction. 

2. Ride the Star Ferry

Star Ferry - Hongkong

This little ship does a lot of work and is internationally known and ranks high in international tourist esteem. But it is just a humble little ferry ship that gets it acclaim due to its neighbors. By day or night, you'll see memorable and beautiful scenery like this. A ride across Victoria Harbor costs 25 cents US. At 8 pm, see the light show from the ship. 

3. Ascend for the Victoria Peak View

Victoria Peak View - Hongkong

The best sightseeing point on Hong Kong Island and probably all of Hong Kong is Victoria Peak that looks down on Central. Walking paths, a mall, and parks on the peak are places you can explore. The Peak Tram is a tourist favorite, but you could walk up Old Peak Road in an hour.

Tian Tan Buddha - HK

Get away to this large island for relaxation, sightseeing and outdoor adventures. It is still a sparsely populated island of natural parkland, beaches, mountains, and hiking and biking trails. Mui Wo and Pui O are known for scenery and seafood restaurants.

Ocean Park - Hongkong

Hong Kong's biggest and most popular theme park is Ocean Park. Along with acrobatic sea mammals, there are exhibits of other sea creatures. The Amazing Asian Animals section has pandas. You can ride the sky tram to see the scenery. There is a roller coaster and many other big rides. 


1.Casino Hopping

Macau Casino

Every year, countless Chinese and Hong Kong gamblers visit the “Las Vegas of the Far East”. There are thirty-three casinos in Macau, of which the biggest is “The Venetian Macao”. It is also the biggest casino in the world! An evening or two at a couple of these mind-boggling casinos is a must for any Macau tourist.

2. Food Hunting

Macau Food

There are lots of good food in Macau! From Portuguese egg tarts to almond cookies to durian ice-cream to Pork Chop buns to dim sum to Crab Congee, Macau will definitely have something to satisfy your taste buds. 

Kun Iam Statue - Macau

The Kun Iam Statue is a bronze statue of the Goddess of Mercy that stands at 20 metres tall. It is built on top of a dome shaped like a lotus flower, and faces Macau to protect it (symbolically). Best visited during the day, the Kun Iam Ecumenical Centre is comprises of a souvenir centre and a contemplation room, among others. It shuts down by 6 pm, by the way.

Macau Tower

Standing at 338 metres tall, the Macau Tower is another popular attraction in Macau. It boasts amenities such as an observation deck, a revolving restaurant, and even a cinema. For the adventurous, you can also try the world’s second highest bungee jump at 233 metres. Why anybody would want to stand at the top of a towering structure amidst strong winds, and choose to jump headfirst downwards (albeit with a piece of rope tied to your leg), totally blows my mind. 

5. Take a trip to Zhuhai

Yeli Island - Zhuhai

Last but not least, if you are spending at least two days in Macau, you can also plan for a day trip to the neighboring city of Zhuhai, in China. Singaporeans can visit Zhuhai for up to 15 days without a visa for sightseeing. Once you clear the Zhuhai customs, you will reach a huge underground mall. Basically, it’s a giant multi-level flea market that sells anything from mobile accessories to winter clothing. If you are a fan of such places, you will enjoy shopping here.

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The magical essence of Bali enjoys a reputation spread far and wide. With its exotic beaches and scenic paddy fields, Bali sees a considerable influx of tourists every year. While beach parties are a craze at the Kuta Beach, the Pura Luhur temple scores well in playing the part of a popular religious shrine in this earthly paradise.

Ubud Hanging Garden Hotel

Below is a list of some of the many amazing must-visit places in Bali which the prospective traveler should not forget to list on thier bucket list.

Sanur Beach

Sanur Beach Bali

Located in the village of Denpasar in southeast Bali, quiet Sanur Beach is a popular destination for older visitors, which has earned the spot the nickname “Snore Beach.”

Sanur Beach

In addition to the area’s well-kept beach, Sanur has several important historic sites, including the Blanjong Temple, which contains a column bearing inscriptions that date back to the 9th century.

Nusa Lembongan

Nusa Lembongan Bali

Part of Bali Province, Nusa Lembongan is a small island located off the southeastern shores of Bali’s mainland. The island’s beaches attract the most visitors.

Nusa Lembongan Bali Snorkeling

Many areas around Nusa Lembongan are also good for diving and snorkeling, with abundant marine life and healthly coral. Surfing can get a bit crowded, but the waves are good.


Lovina - Bali

The largest resort area on the north coast of Bali, Lovina is best known for the black volcanic sand of its 5-mile beach.

Swimming with Dolphins

The calm sea is perfect for swimming and dolphin watching too, making the area an ideal vacation destination for families.

Pura Luhur Uluwatu

Pura Luhur Uluwatu

The Bukit Peninsula located at the southern tip of Bali is home to the Pura Luhur Uluwatu, one of the nine major Hindu temples on the island. Founded in the 11th century, the temple was built at the edge of a limestone cliff top jutting out over the sea.

Pura Ulun Danu Bratan

Statues of Ganesha flank the entrance to the temple complex, and live monkeys beg for treats from visitors. Dances are performed for visitors every evening at sunset.

Mount Batur

Sunrise Mount Batur

While it’s not the highest point on Bali, Mount Batur is situated on one of the island’s most dramatic landscapes. The peak is a sometimes-active volcano that includes four craters, a lake and several villages.

Mount Batur - Bali

Climbing to the top of Mount Batur to watch the sunrise is a popular activity. Visitors also come to Mount Batur to see Pura Ulun Danu Batur, one of Bali’s nine major Hindu temples.

Kuta Beach

Kuta Beach Surfing Girl

Located on the southern point of the island in the village of Kelurahan, the long, broad stretch of sand one of the best-maintained and most scenic beaches on the island.

Kuta Beach Bali

Known for its active nightlife, the southern section of the beach is usually crowded, day or night. A short stroll to the north end of the beach, however, offers visitors a quiet sense of solitude.


Ubud - Bali

Perched among the terraced rice fields that climb up the foothills of Bali’s central mountains, Ubud is considered the island’s cultural heart. Ubud is home to the island’s most important museums, including the Neka Art Museum with its expansive collection of Balinese paintings.

Kecak-Dance Bali

There are dance and music performances every day throughout the city as well as numerous art galleries and craft shops to explore. Ubud is surrounded by gently rolling rice paddies which create a beautiful impression of greenness.

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