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Thursday, 17 February 2011

Cape Verde - a ten of absolutely distinct islands

A view of Praia - the capital city of Cape Verde
The tiny island republic of Cape Verde has some controversies according to its name. Though ‘verde’ means ‘green’ in Portuguese, the territory of the country is not completely overtaken with vegetation, as suggested. The islands are of the volcanic origin, and three of the ten of them are sandy and dry, while the remaining ones tend to be rockier and have a lush flora. The name of the country was inherited from the closest to it African Cap Vert, which in turn means ‘green’ in French. The state of Cape Verde is a world-renowned country, which displays a great rate of economic growth and nearly the highest democracy level in Africa. Its history started with slave trade, which was determined by its expedient location for such a purpose. The wealthy coast attracted pirates, who ransacked the capital, which was then Ribeira Grande, twice. Now the Republic of Cape Verde is an attractive place to visit due to its year-round warm climate and cultural extravagance, and a variety of Cape Verde villas, which makes it much more pleasant to stay there.

Some things need to be sorted out before you can start an enjoyable vacation in Cape Verde, so read several insights on the most interesting particularities of that country.

Monday, 29 November 2010

Cambodia - a hard path for an outstanding country

Angkor Wat - the most renown symbol of Cambodia
One of the most ambiguous countries in Asia is Cambodia. Torn apart by an authoritarian regime after prominent centuries of building a prosperous kingdom, it is now gaining its way up to the position of developing country and attractive region for tourism. The noticeable sights of this country are both inspiring and depressing, as you may feel like you’ve touched the realm of the gods in all those temples and spiritual places, and still be overwhelmed by the reproachful memorials of the Khmer Rouge rule. The country is presently forming its international image and building a decent future for its entire people, who are by the way relatively young – half of the population is not more than 22 years old. One of the perspective means of the country development is tourism, and that is why there are some Cambodia apartments available. A great part of the world’s history can be found in the country, where the first inhabitants are believed to exist as early as 6000 BC.

Cambodia is becoming friendlier to visitors with every year, but there are some things to be remembered for a safe and easy journey through its wonderful places.

Thursday, 25 November 2010

Egypt - the most remarkable historical heritage in the world

The Sphinx and the Pyramid of Khafre in Giza, Egypt
One of the most tremendous civilization histories in the world belongs to the banks of the river Nile. Even now there are plenty of the remnants of the different eras of Egypt. It attracts more and more vacationers, history enthusiasts and professional archaeologists with each year. Huge crowds of tourists come to see the Pyramids and the Sphinx, and even larger crowds occupy marvelous beaches of the Red and Mediterranean seas. The options of accommodations vary from extreme luxury to absolutely affordable budget, but whatever lodging is preferable to you, Egypt apartments are among the best, and you will feel like a pharaoh residing in the finest houses of the hospitable Egyptians.

You may have heard a lot about this country, but we are sure there is still much to learn for everyone. Read some Egypt-specific travel information before making a final decision on departure.

Tuesday, 16 November 2010

Montenegro - there is no place like mountains

Crno Jezero, a glacial lake near Zabljak town, Montenegro
While you may think that Montenegro is still an inseparable part of Serbia, it is not correct. Certainly, it was once, but now all they share is a similar geographical position and conditions. Montenegro is an independent and sovereign country these days, and it has to offer a lot of magnificent attractions both for local and international travellers. The name of it is translated as ‘Black Mountain’, since its territory is overwhelmed with mountains. This country is successfully on its way to become a member of the European Union, though the economy is still in developing state. Tourism is one of the greatest components of the current and future economic growth, and a lot of expenditures and investments are aimed to maximize its potential. There is a certain amount of Montenegro apartments available to make your stay absolutely comfortable and enjoyable.

You may be an experienced traveller or just looking for the best destination for your first journey, but it is well worth to read our brief advices on travelling Montenegro before approving a final plan.

Tuesday, 2 November 2010

Serbia - a sway of charm and hospitality

The great fortress of Golubac over the Danube river in Serbia
The purity and naturalness of Serbia is what makes this corner of Europe so outstanding and unique. This is where you can meet hospitable and kind people, taste wonderful cuisine, marvel at the majesty of the mountains and explore vast forests. The country which witnessed a democratic revolution second after France is now a developing European state, which steadily makes its path towards the full-scale participation in the community of Europe. It has been a part of several countries and unions during its long history, and the most recent change was the separation of Montenegro in 2006. Nevertheless it is a charming country and an attractive place to visit since it has preserved its originality and genuineness. As for tourism opportunities, first of all you can check our section for houses in Serbia.

Right after that we suggest you to read some travel information about wonderful Serbia. Though it is a welcoming country, some customs and interesting places may still remain a surprise.

Thursday, 21 October 2010

St. Kitts and Nevis - easy to explore, but hard to leave

A view of Nevis from the island of St. Kitts
The charm of Caribbean region would be absolutely incomplete without Saint Kitts and Nevis – the islands which were among the first to be settled by the Europeans. These islands were discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493, and they were fully colonized only in 1623. They were a subject of dispute and battles between the Spanish and the British up to 1713, when the islands have been finally surrendered to the English rule. Geographically they are a part of the Leeward Islands, together with a number of other large and small isles of the Caribbean. Unmatched natural beauty and wildlife preservations are the main assets of these two small pieces of land. There are a lot of other interesting activities, and to enjoy them in full without experiencing a problem of finding an accommodation browse our St. Kitts and Nevis vacation rentals section.

Just spend a little of your time to read some information about the islands and start arranging your journey. There is much to see and do.

Monday, 18 October 2010

Nicaragua - a volcanic country with no street names

Volcán Concepción - one of the greatest active volcanoes in Nicaragua
One of the most thought-provoking countries of the Caribbean is Nicaragua. In fact, it is the largest country in Central America. Its name is literally translated as “Surrounded by Water”. It is of particular tourist interest both to neighboring countries and to travelers from far abroad. Washed by the Caribbean Sea from the eastern side and by the Pacific Ocean from the west, Nicaragua is separated into three regions: the Atlantic Lowlands, the North-Central Highlands and the Pacific Lowlands. Each of them is distinct and differs from the others by geographical conditions and climate. Whether you are looking for relaxation and ease or adventure and activities, houses in Nicaragua are there to help you make your holiday absolutely brilliant.

The people are hospitable, and the country is truly beautiful. To make it easier to plan a perfect journey we present some tips which may prove to be helpful to you.