Tuesday, September 23, 2008
Here are some safety guide to help you enjoy your traveling safely;
Always lock all doors and windows of your hotel room. Try to hide large quantities of your money and only keep a few bills in your wallet . Do not take your best personal belonging on you. Leave your important belonging at home or locked inside your hotel . When moving out from your hotel into town, take note of landmarks and do not forget street names. Take note of any guy you keep seeing at the market or near your hotel. Employ the service of a reputable guide to take you around. Do not take too much liquor .
Taking risks it is a part of Traveling that is ; entering bus to an unknown place, discussing with a strangers in a bar or restaurant,etc. Plan your travelling as not to arrive in places at night. Have enough money to book a hotel .
If you do not have an idea how to get home then do not move far away from your hotel with your new friends. Do not move around at night in dark areas such as gardens or beaches, unless in a company of friends.
Country Law officers do not want tourists to ever be harassed or mistreated so do not waste time contacting them if you feel guys are monitoring you, they are for service. Try to be friendly .
Monday, September 22, 2008
FIRST; Get microchip For Your Pet.
Microchip is an integrated circuit placed under the skin of your pet and it needs to meet International Standard Organization criterion and the 11784 specifications or annex A of ISO standards 11 785. Every pet has an identification number that everybody can read. Remember , if the vet microchip fails, it won't be allowed to travel so it is very important.
You need to vaccinate your pet against rabies. The disease that causes inflammation of the brain. The vaccination should be done after the pet have been microchipped. Make sure that the vet read the microchip number and record it in your pet vaccination record. All the information concerning your pet such as the date of birth, the date when the microchip implanted and the location of the microchip, the date of vaccination, the vaccine product name, the batch number, and the date the booster vaccination is due must be recorded.
You should wait for at least 21 days from the date of the first rabies vaccination before
taking your pet to European countries. Booster vaccination will be required regularly, the date will be written by the vet in the vaccination record.
THIRD; EU Passport For Your Pet
You should obtain EU passport issued by the Local Veterinary Inspector.Make sure you take your dog with you, with its vaccination record and the blood test results if possible. The EU pet passport is accepted by all European Union countries. Which includes your pet microchip number, the date of the microchip and the record of the rabies vaccination. A blood test is required to enter countries like the UK, Malta, Sweden and Ireland.
FOURTH;For Sweden, your pet must be treated for tapeworms from 1 -10 days before you enter Sweden.But not required when travellng directly from UK to Ireland. Tapeworms are parasites found in cat and dog intestines.
FINALY; Check the requirement from the embassy of the country that you want to enter .Also you can research the local veterinarians' offices before you leave for your holiday .
Then, your pet need to be vaccinated against rabies. It is a disease that causes inflammation of the brain. The vaccination needs to be done after the pet have been microchipped, but before vaccinating your pet, make sure that the vet read the microchip number and record it in your pet vaccination record. You also need to make sure that all the information concerning your pet are recorded such as the date of birth, the date when the microchip was implanted and the location of the microchip, the date of vaccination, the vaccine product name, the batch number, and the date the booster vaccination is due.
A wait of 21 days from the date of the first rabies vaccination is required before your pet can enter European countries. However, if the pet required more than one vaccination, the 21 days are counted from the date of the final vaccination.
After vaccinating your pet, a booster vaccination will be required regularly, the date will be written by the vet in the vaccination record.
3/ Get an EU pet passport
The passport is issued by the Local Veterinary Inspector. Your vet or your local Animal Health Office will be able to tell you where to find one. Do not forget to take you dog with you, with its vaccination record and the blood test results if it is applicable.
The EU pet passport is accepted by all European Union countries. It should include your pet microchip number, the date the microchip was implanted and the record of the rabies vaccination. However, to enter or re-enter certain countries like the UK, Malta, Sweden and Ireland, other than direct from the UK, a blood test is also required.
To enter Sweden, your pet must be treated for tapeworms from 1 to 10 days before you enter Sweden. Tapeworms are parasites most commonly found in cat and dog intestines.
When the pets travel directly from the UK to Ireland, there are no requirements.
Contact the embassy of the country that you want to enter to check the requirement, remember that it can slightly differ from a country to another.
You may also research the local veterinarians' offices before you leave for your holiday as this will cut down on the stress if your animal falls ill during your trip.
Victoria city is a dog friendly city. They used to have a program that is called Paws in Parks, so now Dallas Road and Gonzales Beach is not the only Beachs that allow off leash areas.
There is six more parks with off leash areas and they are---Alexander, Arbutus, Oswald, Redfern, Topaz and Vic West, but this ones are under consideration ---Pemberton Park, Banfield Park, Songhees Hilltop Park and Fisherman's Wharf Park. In Rainbow Park in Whistler, Canada there is an area for dogs to actually swim and play off leash at Barking Bay dog beach, it is located south of the park.Also in Kokanee Creek Park in British Columbia there is a dog beach by the boat launch area at the northeast side of the park . There is a rule here which you have to obey . They have a leash at all times and are not allowed on the beach areas or park buildings; you are responsible for cleaning up and sure for the proper disposal of it,and only well behaved Dogs is allowed .
Saturday, September 20, 2008
Tyne Bridge is one of the biggest attractions of Newcastle,which is a link Newcastle to Gateshead. On 10th October 1928 this Bridge was officially opened by King George V
Victorian-era Park is another area of attraction in Newcastle built around 1800, known as Jesmond Dean Park. A well know large pack with beautiful greens and many playgrounds for old and young .
There are many things to do in Newcastle. Apart from Shopping , you can visit many works of art at University Gallery, and see photos from local and regional artists at the Side gallery. You can equally visit some other parks in Newcastle, parks like Gibside, Exhibition Park, and Leazes Park. Newcastle has different types of museums for kids and adults, which in turn offers entertainment and learning value.This parks are affordable, beautifully maintained,a good place for tourism.
Newcastle is known for abundant food and drink. For fast food visit Dene's Deli. Neon Cafe for delicious food and Brasserie, for a casual meal of fresh pastries, sandwiches.
For Lunch or dinner, go to Gusto,at Newcastle's Quayside. Taste their sea bass with orange and fennel, or their mouth-watering, fresh lobster. They also offer a wide variety of cocktails, beers, and wines .
Coming to sports and music, to cinemas and clubbing, Newcastle is the right place for you the tourist. Newcastle has entertaining place compared to London, Glasgow, and Leeds, commanding the name as the Mecca of Party in all the United Kingdom. You can go to the Metro Arena or the Newcastle Hall music.
In conclusion, Newcastle is a good place for fans of football and tourists . Most events in the city are centered around football club in Newcastle which makes it a football place. Tyne Bridge is a wonderful in architectural design a sure bet to visit.
Tuesday, September 16, 2008
1. Consider the type of vehicle, make sure it match your outing .Sleek,stretch and black limousines are for prom nights and other parties while lecher doors are for wedding.
2. Think of the price. The model, make and quality attracts higher cost.So try to equate the price and quality to cost.
3. The location of the rental shop should be considered as well. The price could be higher if you are living far away from the rental shop. So find the service that close to your home.
4. The number of people using it is very important in renting limousine. Better services will be given to you if you can declare the number of people using it.
5. Cheap limousine may give you poor services while high rates costs gives a better services.
6. read reviews of the rental shops before renting and ask for some discounts if possible.
7.Find out the dos and don't inside the limousine .Some companies do not allow smoking and alcoholic inside the limousine while some do.
8. If you like music while on ride you have to request in advance and it will be provided for you.
9.Try to keep in constant tough with the company after booking the limousine. Calls can be an advantages .
10.You have to give some minutes allowance let say about 15 minutes or more so that the car will arrive your doors at an earlier time,to prevent delays and for you to make sure if the limousine is really going to make it .
Monday, September 15, 2008
Around 16th Century Olinda was the most prosperous city in Brazil,because of the sugar plantations.
The city is full of so many fistival activities to delight visitor,one of which is the Olinda Carnival which is annual event .
Some world's media are guilty of showing the images of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro and its samba schools. But when Brazilians want to have an authentic carnival , they come to Olinda and Recife. It normally takes Brazilians a year to prepare for Carnival, and the Olinda and Recife Carnival is given a great attention.
The hills of the Cidade Alta is what pictures the spirit of Olinda. Along its streets, are traditional churches and old houses that identifys Olinda. Brazil's first School of Law was founded in Olinda, in addition to many monasteries, convents and schools.
Olinda is about 5 to 6 kilometers from Recife and is a dwelling place to many Artists. UNESCO considered Olinda as Historical and Cultural Heritage of Mankind. Musicians, who arrived Olinda during Carnival, chose the city as their dwelling place.Olinda is known for its intellectuals, historians and painters. I wish you should plan your trip to Olinda and experience the historical Carnival.
Europe is one of the continents that have all kind of interesting activities everybody can enjoy. As travelers, you have an opportunity to visit various places in European counties and experience its cultural heritages. Below are some factors that are important and methods of finding some cheap and discount flights to Europe----
You need to first consider about your arrival date into one of the European countries. As many factors have to be taken into consideration during planning trip to Europe--the uncertain climatic conditions, crowds and the availability of air flight seat ,the type of visa and other documentation related to enter any European countries needs attention. European countries has separate air flight as you might know so you have to check out for these airlines with different prices for the airline tickets.
Many cheap airlines to Europe does not grant any refund policies to their customers, so you need to find out the necessary details about cheap air flight to Europe. Besides this cross checking,you should also try to find out if they have the right kind of air flight tickets for cheap flights to Europe.
Although, many travelers do not know ways for finding cheap air travel rates for Europe trip. Internet provides the best ways to find cheap air ticket to Europe. Through Internet you can find many different approaches which you can use to find cheap air flight tickets for Europe trip. I should advise the newbies to start searching online travel websites. Internet is the fastest growing industries that helps in online travel.
Many travelers website are there ready to meet up your need with great discount airfares to Europe.You have the options to compare air flights prices with different airlines.Traveler fails to understand that same flight can cost more money on a weekend, than it would on working days. Through internet you can find cheap European air travel rates. Although , online travel websites are the best way to find cheap travel rates for Europe trip,travelers should not forget to check out with the airline authorities or an travel agent.
Truly, searching for great offers about cheap air flights tickets and discount airfares for Europe flight, in the Internet takes a lot of time but it is still good if you can be able to find .As you are comparing air flight prices, either with individual airlines or with online travel websites, try to write down all the information including the airline, flying dates and flying time. It will enable you to compare easily for finding cheapest air travel deals on Europe flight without mistaking. Travelers should try to book their air flight ticket for Europe immediately they have a good deal on any air flight for any of European countries. Travelers should not delay for booking their flight tickets, because air flight rates can change at any time.
Searching for consolidator flight tickets are other excellent way to get a cheap flight tickets to Europe. Such flight tickets are available through wholesalers, normally it is cheaper than the normal airline fares. Consolidator wholesalers do not deal directly with the travelers; they offer the air flight tickets to the travel agents, who resell those cheap air flight tickets to travelers. Travelers looking for cheap air flight tickets to Europe should look for Discounts and Packages. Though such cheap flights and discount coupons do not come easily as it seen to be and travelers should beware about such discounts and bargain coupons in aviation market
Take Note Of The Following points
1.You can get cheap flight to Europe in the Internet.
2. Try to compare prices before taking decision.
3. Benefits like vacation packages, cheap flight tickets and discount offers are given by the airlines, so try to ask about them.
4.Obtaining air flight tickets from a consolidator is another way of getting cheap flight tickets to Europe. Enjoy your Europe holiday.
Though the quest for finding something new is a constant. Going through an article in National Geographic a few years ago, the captivating underwater pictures taken off the Egyptian coast in Red Sea was surprise. Egypt’s Red Sea coast has came up as a much longing after destination for diving and snorkeling.Around 1989 international experts and scientists figured out this place as one of the Seven Wonders of the Underwater World.Almost 30 years ago what started as a trickle has now drawing some serious attention. Some British scuba divers took the opportunity of this this region’s underwater richness, and after some time set up home and diving shops in villages along the coast to after some European travelers who followed through word of mouth publicity. Now, Egypt travel information dairy include this along side the nation’s better known tourist attractions.
Egypt has usually draw attention for Indian travelers. This is made possible because of the rich history and culture the two nations had in similarity that use to attract the two nations together. The interest Indian travelers had to Egypt was discovered to be fact that the two countries were into sea trade during the Roman Empire. Egypt once had ties with the Greeks and Romans before the coming of Islam to the region. The land Silk Route has gotten a hallowed status in history, maritime routes such as this are acquiring their due, and hopefully will attract the fancy of travelers in time to come. There are mounting evidences that spices and other exotic cargo traveled from Far East through India and Egypt into Europe by land and sea.
A team of archaeologists, lead by researchers, have succeed and excavated Berenike an abandoned Egyptian port on the Red Sea. having a common border with Sudan, it took about eight years to find the buried ruins of buildings dating back to the Roman times. What brought the issue was the discovery of some quantities of teak wood. They were excavated from the building ruins of one time flourishing port town. Teak wood is usually found in India and Burma, but hardly grow in Egypt, Africa or Europe. Experts said that the teak wood dates to the first century, and must have come to the desert port as part of the hulls of shipping vessels. Berenike residents try to recycled the wood for building materials.
Time immemorial the pyramids of Giza, the gentle cruises along the waters of Nile to Aswan and the famous city found by Alexander the Great has held the great attention of travelers to the historic land.Meanwhile travelers looking for Egypt travel tips should have two more interesting places to long for.
1.MAKE SURE YOU DRIVE ON THE LEFT-HAND LANE.
If you are in the driver seat and the middle of the street is on your left, then you are driving the on wrong lane. Australia and New Zea Land still have the British way of driving on the left hand lane.
2.DO NOT HITCH-HIKE
If you do not know how to drive, find an alternative means of traveling,like- bus, train, plane apart from hitch-hiking. Mind you to hitch-hike is illegal and forbidden.You will be arrested and be prosecuted if you are found
3. DRESS ACCORDINGLY
You have to dress accordingly to the season and region you are visiting. Wear waterproof coat if visiting New Zea land during cold- season(winter). Wear thick soled and long boots when walking around the Australian bush and high grass.You may end up in hospital or even worst if you did not know how to dress according to the season.
4.BE MINDFUL OF WEATHER AND ANIMALS
You dressing accordingly will help protect you from nature and dangerous animals like crocodiles, snakes, spiders, sharks and other poisonous biting creatures which Australia is known well know for.Respect warning signs and watch your movement if do not want to get injured.
5. WINTER IS REVERSED TO SUMMER.
The seasons are not what you may be known and used to,from November to April you can swim and from July to August it use to sky in New Zea Land. Try to use sun lock lotion during summer to avoid getting sunstroke.
6.MAKE SURE YOU ALWAYS HAVE WATER WITH YOU.
The most important advise I will give you is never forget to carry enough water with you to avoid dehydration. You can have for instance two litres for about an hour journey depending on the distance you are traveling
7. HAVE ENOUGH SAVINGS
If you are going from Australia to New Zea land you require a visa. so do not spend all your money while there. You have to pay about 40 Australian dollars tax while leaving Australia, and about 35 New Zea land dollars leavingNew Zea land.
Before booking for reservation online, you have to search online and find the online travel agency that offers this services. Many web sites offered complete travel services such as car reservations, hotels and flights booking . Some are for arranging business travel or tours like cruises, skiing or golfing .So try and find the site offers the one you need and with fee minutes you will complete your traveling arrangement.
In addition try to get some feedback from the internet users that might have used the site you chose. Ask of the payment options and if the emergency services were in provision, how quick and efficient was the service in case of a problem. Make sure the site has contact phone and if they do not have forget about the site.
You can start using the site for resarvation if the answers get are satisfactory. Then you have to be checking your mail in regards to hotels, locations and flights and some other services you need.You will get different offers after you have filled the information required from you. You can then start booking your trip when you want. Contact details and payment information will be needed at this stage.Save or print out your confirmation and take them while travelling.
Friday, September 12, 2008
SECOND---- No to drug traffic .Do not even attempt to bring in or consume drugs in one of Middle East countries. If caught, you will be arrested and will face even death penalties in countries such as Bahrain or Egypt.
THIRD. Visas and special access Visas are needed to visit the countries in the Middle East. Laborious procedures are sometimes necessary in order to get all the paperwork done properly. Some countries will even deny access if the traveler already has a visa for Israel. Moreover, countries such as Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and Saudi Arabia are closed for tourism, unless a traveler is sponsored by a local company or a native.
FOURTH---Dress code Both men and women need to observe a strict dress code: no short skirts or shorts are to be worn in the street, and only conservative clothing is allowed.
FIFTH--- Food and drink Dishes are very similar in the Middle East countries. Kebabs, flat breads and shawarmas are available almost everywhere. Middle East is known for its dry and hot climate; hence dehydration and heat stroke may occur. Drink treated and bottled water, as the tap water in certain regions may be too saline. On the other hand, alcohol consumption is not allowed in all restaurants and bars, and during Ramadan.
SIXTH--- Money There are strict currency regulations. Tourists have to declare all currency upon arrival and account for all currency carried at departure. Some countries do not allow the use and carry of Israeli currency.
SEVENTH-- Hazardous areas Every day, the conflict areas in the Middle East make the headlines of newspapers. Several countries in the region are to be avoided as they are ranked as highly dangerous areas
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Though Sebastian itself is a small town, many other smaller towns that surround it make up its City such as the town of Roseland and Wabasso. There are a few roads that will get you pretty much anywhere you would like to go in the city, such as Roseland Road, and Barber St. These roads all connect to one another in some shape or form which allow easy access to all of the great locations and prevent you from ever getting lost. Even if you did get lost, the local store owners and employees, Police officers, and the inhabitants will be quite friendly and assist you in directions or any other questions you have.
! Sebastian is home to six public schools, three of which are elementary schools, two junior highs, and one high school. There are also a variety of parks, two of which are more the main attractions, such as the Creative Playground/Barber Street Sports Complex and the Riverview Park. For fun in the sun, you have hundreds of choices and two of them are facilities, such as the North County Aquatics Center and the Sebastian Skate Park, a small admissions fee. Sebastian is also home to over 20 Churches of many different faiths, all dedicated to strengthen you on your spiritual journey.
There is the Sebastian Golf course for a full Hole tour and many lakes and ponds to fish at,but all these is only half the fun. .
Of course, not everything is simply for residents. There are many other attractions that will satisfy you for a lifetime or for a short vacation. Sebastian is mainly know for its parallel run next to the Indian River; considered one of the best relaxation and fun spots ever to be exploited on the water.
Several islands are there waiting to explore as is the Wildlife Refuge, The Pelican Island. From Fishing, to camping, to boating, to tubing and swimming ; it does not matter your preference, the Indian River will fulfill your heart of desire with as much fun as the river has in volume of water. Do you want a rougher ride?Then turn your boat starboard or northeast and head towards the Sebastian Inlet. From there, you can head out to the Atlantic Ocean and see the beaches on both sides of the inlet itself.Then park that boat at the ramp, drive south down Highway , take a left and head East across over the Wabasso Bridge, and there you will arrive at the home of the Treasure Coast Beaches! Take your pick heading North or South , as there are a variety of beaches there; some with playgrounds, others with restaurants
Now, you have to be hungry after a day like this of fun adventure. The hot spots consist of restaurants located on Indian River Drive. The main attraction is Captain Hiram's Resort; a restaurant, bar and grill, and hotel service that is well known in country . Also along Indian River Drive are restaurants such as Hurricane Harbor, Red Garlic Bistro, and Squid Lips, all mostly known for their seafood and bars. Maybe seafood isn't your thing though, but I know Sebastian has more to offer.And if you're heading out to the golf course or anywhere near Main Street, be sure to stop by The Eagle's Nest on Airport Drive for some breakfast, lunch, dinner and drink specials. Though Sebastian might not be the party town, they know how to have a good and safe time. Sebastian has endless opportunities for both visitors and residents. Visit and see for yourself.
Around 21st century Poland is looking forward with new sheen and resurgence.
Staying in Poland hotels, you will put your worries behind an air of insouciance. If you are thinking to travel to Poland but restraining yourself because of the high tariffs, then let me tell you that Poland has some of the best cheap hotels, offering comfortable stay accompanied with courteous staff and impeccable service.
Poland has had it in all right from the beaches to the mountains,paradise, to name a few like Baltic beaches, Masuria Lakes, Carpathian Mountains and Tatra and the Giant Mountains and Hotels in Poland overlooks all these majestic sites.
The month of July and August is the best period to travel to Poland. Hotels in Poland are in and around the major cities like Krakow and Warsaw. Hotels in Krakow are located on banks of the River, by having a cup of hot coffee and felling the melancholy of the streams of Wisla River will surely refresh you. Hotels in Warsaw is a great base for business travelers, but if you are on a leisure trip then visit the National Museum or take a stroll through Lazienki Park, the largest city park. The hotels are stationed in and around these locations.
This is city is full of culture, history, business, art and music in European. London hosts millions of visitor every year . Due to its great number of tourist that comes every year, the dare requirement of hotel accommodations is in need here. People come to London for a few days or for months but before they start doing anything, they must have accomodation in one hotel or the otherin London. However, London is the city full of expensive luxury hotels but there are also many hotels which are of cheap rate.
The wise travelers prefer to check the Cheap Hotels In London before they decide to book .Sometimes such hotels do not keep the promises they made while booking the hotel rooms. In fact, some Hotels In London are not so clean and its services are very poor. Another thing a traveler should keep in mind while choosing cheap hotels is the locality of the hotel. Fortunately, all these categories of hotel are not fraud. So, mindfully you can search out the hotel of your choice.
Follow someone who had settled in London and known to you, take advice about the accommodations from him. On the other hand take help from the travel agents and hotel websites as well. In fact, finding a cheap but safe and comfortable hotel is a great matter. The deep enquiry of the hotel details will let you know about the room facilities . Step by step you can find out the hotel that gives satisfactory facilities to its guests. The rooms may be small but it is quite fine for staying a few days. Further, your purpose to visit London is not to stay at good hotel and consuming foods. So, after occupying one hotel room of Discount Hotels In London, go ahead for the further interesting you come for.
The city is full of wonderful and vibrant atmosphere through its natural , pleasant weather, The must visit places in London are Buckingham Palace, Tower Bridge, London Eye, Royal residence, the House of Parliament, the Westminster Abbey,and so on. Your personal visit will confirm you the greatness of the cultural beauty of the European society which London city reflects beautifully.
Visitors can climb the 125 steps to the viewpoint on Cape Point Peak or sit back and relax on the funicular railway. . On a clear day, Cape Hangklip can be seen to the east as well as Danger Point which is about 80 km away. With its 40 km of unspoilt coastline, the reserve offers fantastic opportunities for some outdoor activities. Apart from the many hiking trails, rock angling, swimming, snorkelling and diving are also possible.
Many local and overseas visitors flock to Cape Point betwin August and September for whale-watching, but there are also many other species to look out for all year round. Small numbers of Cape mountain zebra, springbok, eland and hartebeest roam free on the reserve, but you are far more likely to see some of the many baboons here. These baboons have actually adapted their diet to include seafood such as small crustaceans and limpets. The baboons can look very cute when they are begging for food, but few people realise how aggressive and dangerous they can be..The best months to visit the Cape are March, April, September and October. February is the hottest month of the year and cold, wet weather is normal for June and July.
. Traveling has been made simple and easy through the developments in technology and transport infrastructure.
What will take a week to plan through phone calls, searching through advertisements and visiting travel agencies can be simply done online through one or two websites within a day, and with more airports and better airplanes.
With the development in technology both in communications and transport infrastructure, it is easier than ever to buy airline tickets and plan for a trip within a day. More and more efficient jets are being developed, such as the new two story jet made by Airbus, resulting in more of low-cost airlines. Since with bigger jets, the airline companies can take more passengers to their destination per flight,therby reducing the cost per person. Also, with more accessible airports around the globe, it has made it easier for travelers to reach their destination quicker ,safely, easier and affordable. With these improvements in transport infrastructure and reduction in price, it is possible for some people to attainn to tourism.
Thursday, September 11, 2008
Founded in 1836, is the largest city of State of Texas and fourth largest in all of USA with an estimated population of 2.2 million . The greater city in Houston, that includes Sugar land and Bay Town, is the 6th largest metropolis in USA with a total population of 5.6 million. Houston is also the seat of Harris county which is one of the largest counties in USA in terms of land scape . Houston climate is considered subtropical with temperatures commonly seen in the 90s during summer months. Houston is considered the energy capital of the world because of the location of large number of oil & gas companies including Exxon Mobile, Chevron and Shell North America. The city faced considerable economic hardships during the oil crisis of 1973 and the economic crisis in 1987. In the decades of the 1990s the city administration decided to diversify the city economy by reducing its dependent on oil & gas sector. Since then the Houston economy has gotten a broad economic base with presence of retail, health care, energy, aeronautics and manufacturing companies. Houston has the proud distinction of home to more Fortune 500 companies behind New York. The Port of Houston ranks first in the United States in international waterborne tonnage handled and second in total cargo tonnage handled. The city has a multicultural population with a large and growing international community.
Houston Theater District is situated downtown and is home to nine major performing arts organizations and six performance halls. It is the second-largest concentration of theater seats in a downtown area in the United States. Houston has a permanent, professional, resident companies in all major performing arts disciplines: opera ---Houston Grand Opera--, ballet-- Houston Ballet--, music-Houston Symphony Orchestra--, and theater-The Alley Theater-. Houston attracts many touring Broadway acts, concerts, shows, and exhibitions for a deference of interests. Houston is home to the largest and longest running annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, held over many days from February to March. Another large celebration is the annual night-time Houston Pride Parade, held at the end of June. Houston holds the Bayou City Art Festival, which is considered to be one of the top five art festivals in the United States. The Museum District has many popular cultural institutions and exhibits, which attract about 7 million visitors a year. Notable facilities located in the district include The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Museum of Natural Science, the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, and the Houston Zoo. One of the major attractions of Houston is Space Center Houston which is the official visitors' center of NASA's Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center. Here one will find many interactive exhibits including moon rocks, a shuttle simulator, and presentations about the history of NASA's manned space flight program.
This is to introduce the blog that will give some insight on important places in different part of the world.Things that happens around us that sounds strange enough to convince you that truly,stagnant and lack of travels is a disease that can cause pain.
Back to the saying of our elders,No matter your age,without exposure,you knows very little because your knowledge is limited to the people around you and the ones you are around...
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