We arrive to the land of 1000 languages and 1000 gods. At the intercontinental, the women in my group are welcomed with marigolds and branded with the typical red dot on our foreheads. This hotel is an oasis of luxury in a polluted city of 14 million people. Two days are spent touring Delhi. The obligatory sites include Gandhi’s Tomb and many UNESCO World Heritage Sites. No where else have ancient traditions blended with the modern on a scale so evident as in Delhi. Fat sacred Brahma bulls block traffic creating delays. In this Hindu land, cows rule. Dogs, monkeys and children cross at their own risk.
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Known as the “toughest race sled dogs in the world,” the annual Yukon Quest Sled Dog Race annually covers over 1,000 miles between the Yukon and Alaska. Alternating lines of departure and arrival from Whitehorse, Yukon and Fairbanks, Alaska, this sled dog race is not for the faint of heart! The site is one of the toughest on the planet and the demanding trail constantly keeps sled dogs and mushers on their toes as potential disasters wait around every corner. This race is held every February, with the exact date of the date of indecision depending on weather the brutal Yukon winter.
Kansas City Festival in September looking for an excuse to eat, drink and be merry? Kansas City is hosting its 79th Plaza Art Fair September 24-26 this fall. The festival offers stunning art classes, the culinary creations and live music. The Country Club Plaza become a beautiful outdoor gallery to present the art world. This Kansas City Festival also has three stages with the best local and regional artists will perform throughout the event.
Millions of visitors flock to Germany each year, and as each year passes that number grows larger. The United States alone accounts for almost 3 million visitors each year. Visitors to Germany come for the welcoming and friendly nature of the people, the breathtaking landscapes and natural beauty, and the world-class accommodations available for every one from the budget-minded traveler to the jet-setting celebrity. Here is a list of some of the top attractions that are considered “must-see” in Germany, in no particular order.
The Thai culture takes annual festive and events quite seriously. Whether it is a celebration or commemoration, every event is a reason for fun and excitement. Whatever the time of the year might be, a visitor to Bangkok is sure to be an audience or participator in some event of the Thai Calendar. Depending on the occasion and its nature, an event can last from a day to a month of food, culture, arts, music, business, sport or even lifestyle. Some festivals and events display strong cultural imminence while some others offer advantages of grand shopping bargains and mouthwatering Thai delicacies. Whatever the reason might be, the life, the culture, the color is all an absolutely wonderful opportunity to revel in all things Thai. (more…)