Singapore is a healthy and vibrant city where East blends with Western and traditional and modern. It is one of the world’s largest financial institutions and is famous for its world-class shopping, modern buildings and delicious food. Lion City offers a unique experience for every visitor from colourful ethnic festivals to thrilling nightlife. Singapore city has many other highlights such as the Singapore Zoo, the famous Night Safari and the hot theme park, Sentosa Island. The city has excellent tourist infrastructure and excellent public transport which makes it an ideal tourist destination and a perfect gateway to other parts of South-East Asia.
Thailand is a land of beauty and mystery that attracts many travellers to its island resorts and busy cities. The culture, food and warmth of the local people keep visitors coming back for more. The two most popular seaside resorts are:
Pattaya is located in the Gulf of Thailand 150 km south of Bangkok. Pattaya, known as the ‘Thai Riviera’ and one of Southeast Asia’s most popular tourist destinations, attracts more than a million tourists every year from all over the world. Located on the 4-mile coastline, Pattaya is known for its luxury hotels, shopping, seafood restaurants, a variety of international cuisine, water sports and its nightlife. The southern part of the harbor is very pleasant and enjoyable at night with many bars, nightclubs, shopping malls and local food vendors. A day trip to the outlying islands like Coral Island is a very popular activity where you can enjoy water sports, restaurants and quiet beaches.
Phuket, “Pearl of the South”, is Thailand’s largest island (48 km long, 21 km wide) in the Andaman Sea off the southwest coast of the country and connected by continent to a bridge. Phuket Town is located on the southeastern part of the island, the international airport is in the north and the most famous coastal villages are on the west coast. As one of Asia’s leading tourist destinations, Phuket still retains its unique culture from Chinese and Portuguese influences. The island offers visitors a tropical climate, beautiful white sand beaches with clean water, pristine forests, shopping in traditional markets or markets, lots of bars and restaurants, fresh nightlife and friendly locals. Phuket was re-voted as one of the world’s top 5 retirement destinations by Fortune Magazine.
Las Vegas, USA is the largest city in the state of Nevada with over 500,000 inhabitants. The city has become a private holiday resort with many amazing hotels and casino buildings located near Las Vegas Boulevard or “The Strip”. Many hotels have created a dream-like atmosphere with names and themes that evoke love, mystery, and distant places. “Entertainment Capital of the World” also boasts big names and stage productions in entertainment including music stars, shamans and Cirque du Soleil productions. And just hours from then there is one of the natural wonders of the world – the Grand Canyon. Even if you are not a gambler there is much you can do in Las Vegas!
Paris, France is located in the north of the country on the river Seine. It is widely known as the most beautiful and romantic in every city. Paris has a great influence on culture, art, fashion, food and design and is considered the most popular tourist destination in the world. Central Paris is officially divided into 20 districts (arrondissements), numbered from 1 to 20 around the clock from the city center. Each arrondissement has its own unique character and attractions. The area north of the river, known as the Right Bank, includes the tree-lined Avenue des Champs, the Arc de Triomphe and the Louvre Museum. The area south of the river, known as Left Bank, reflects the city’s most famous landmark, the Eiffel Tower.
Dubai is a wonderful place to visit, a unique city, where East meets West and long ago meets young people. Located on the coastal line bordering the beautiful desert and cool green waters of the Arabian Gulf, Dubai offers year-round sunshine and a unique Arabian experience of beautiful scenery, world-class shopping, luxury hotels and delicious food. Dubai has evolved from a small fishing village into a vibrant modern city where celebrities visit and Dubai skyline competes for the world’s largest, brightest and longest. In the 1990s, Dubai launched its proud campaign of becoming one of the world’s leading tourist destinations backed by a major hotel program and the launch of the Emirates airline. Today, Dubai is known for its man-made archipelago with its shape of palm trees and a world map and its reputation as an international shopping destination. It makes a great place to stand when travelling between Asia and Europe.
Sydney, Australia is Australia’s largest city and the regional capital of New South Wales with a population of over 4.25 million. Sydney is a European settlement, having been established by the British as a penal colony on 26 January 1788 celebrated as a public holiday, Australia Day, with major festivals throughout the country. Sydney’s huge, safe, and beautiful harbour was the reason why the first penalty was imposed on the area. In 1788 the first ships, with a capacity of 1,400 prisoners, soldiers, commanders, and their families, arrived at what is now the Circular Quay between the famous Sydney Harbor Bridge and the Opera House. By 1840, the transfer of prisoners to Sydney was completed, and by 1851 the discovery of gold led to a dramatic increase in population. By 1925, the population of Sydney had reached one million inhabitants. Sydney has an international reputation as one of the most beautiful and vibrant cities in the world. It is a multicultural and multicultural city, with a third of its population born overseas. Sydney was an outstanding entertainer