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If you want to have a nice experience during the vacations and want to make these holidays the best time of your life, pack your bags and get ready for coming to India in order to explore its fascinating attractions.

Golden Triangle Tour is one of the most preferred tour packages in north India. This tour package covers three famous cities- Delhi, Jaipur & Agra. However if you are crazy about the culture, heritage, desert and architecture of Rajasthan then you can make up your tour including a complete Rajasthan visit in your tour package. They have various package combining Rajasthan and golden triangle.

This tour starts from India's capital Delhi.

Delhi: - The Mughal era and an insight of the future India can be easily sensed once you step in the premises of Delhi. You can start your Delhi tour with your visit to Rajpath in the early morning hours. Just along the line of the India Gate, the Rashtrapati Bhawan is situated at a distance of 2.9 km from the India Gate. A trip to Delhi is incomplete without a visit to Old Delhi especially Chandni Chowk, where you can travel back in time through the lanes and by-lanes of Chawri Bazaar and Chandni Chowk. Here, you can park your car at Rajeev Chowk Metro Station and travel by metro to Chandni Chowk. Just at a stone’s throw distance lies the majestic Jama Masjid. It took six years and 5000 workers to construct this magnificent structure. It was completed in 1658. The square courtyard can accommodate 20,000 people at a Friday prayer session.

Agra: - Now regarding the actual itinerary spot Agra, the city which is located along the banks of the Yamuna in the northerly land of Uttar Pradesh will never cease to amaze the visitors with its extended assortment and never-ending list of places of interests. Agra - city of Taj Mahal and more where it is located, is something of great importance.

Top Attractions of Agra are:

Taj Mahal

The place needs no introduction as it is considered as the top-grade illustration of Mughal architecture, a fashion that blends architectural factors from Iranian and Indian styles of architecture. One among the new Seven Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal is simply a masterpiece and a UNESCO World Heritage Site which is visited by millions of people throughout the year.

Agra Fort

Agra Fort is also a UNESCO World Heritage site of Agra. The fort is located about 2.5 km northwestern of its more far-famed masterpiece, the Taj Mahal. The Agra fort is occasionally referred as the Red Fort was originally commissioned by Akbar the great in 1565.

Fatehpur Sikri

A UNESCO World Heritage Site built by the Mughal emperor, Akbar the great is located approximately 35 km away from Agra is a place which is frequented by thousands of tourists throughout the year. Fatehpur Sikri as it constructed using red and buff sandstone. part from the places brought up above, Agra offers a lot other which include The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Mughal Heritage Walk, Keetham Lake, Mariam's Tomb, Oldest Mughal garden, the Ram Bagh, Chini Ka Rauza, Jama Masjid, Guru ka Tal, Mankameshwar Temple, Swami Bagh Samadhi, Tomb of Akbar the Great and many more.

Jaipur - (Indian Pink Pearl) The morning of at the third end of the golden triangle tour will facilitate you to experience the pink city that is famous for its Amber Fort, and the outstanding Sheesh Mahal.

Udaipur: This 'city of lakes' is famous for Amber Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, Elephant festival and semi-precious stones and precious stones.

Rajasthan is the land of royals and the numerous forts and palaces located in places like Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Bundi, Chittor and Udaipur are splendid in their magnificent beauty. Rajasthan is also famous for its fairs and festivals and the wild life. The Golden triangle tour 5 Days offers the golden opportunity to explore the magical land. The Golden Triangle Tour with Udaipur ends with the above three destinations but if you wish you can at the same time add some more cities to your tour. The other famous cities of Rajasthan which you can explore are Udaipur, Jodhpur and Jaisalmer.

Author is an eminent analyst for writing articles on Golden Triangle Tour with Varanasi , Golden triangle tour with Mumbai , Golden triangle tour with Ajmer and Pushkar etc...
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Home Airtran promotion voucher code - OV60 (Home: 60% off).

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I'm traveling around Europe with a friend in August and I would like any suggestions of decent hostels in Prague, Vienna, Berlin, Amsterdam, Paris, Belgium, and Barcelona. Ideally, the two of us like to stay pretty close to the central part of each city but if it's really great we'd be willing to be in non-central neighbourhoods.

Also is a price range of 25 - 35 Euro per night average/low/high for hostels during the month of August?

Thanks very much in advance!
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Offer valid for new bookings only; subject to availability; are capacity controlled; subject to change without notice; may not be available on all dates or with all flights; may be restricted to certain hotel room categories; and are nonrefundable and nontransferable. Prices include hotel rates/taxes and roundtrip airfare but do not include airfare taxes and fees. (Taxes and Fees: Passenger Facility Charges up to $9.00 each way for domestic and international travel; September 11 Security Fees up to $5.00 per enplanement at a U.S. originating airport; Federal Segment Taxes of $3.70 per domestic segment; U.S. Departure/Arrival Tax of $16.30 each way for Puerto Rico and international travel; and government taxes and fees up to $329.00 each way for international travel.)
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www.1CARES.com  Fast online booking minimum a day in advance and a big choice of cars. Possibility to choose English-speaking drivers and ‘meet-at-the airport’ option. That’s an open for all small transport companies internet-platform where they can give their best prices to match the clients orders. So prices are really good.  Better alternative to expensive Parisian taxi .For example, airport –Paris hotel transfer for 7 persons on a minibus is for just 56Euro. Airport-Disneyland 7 persons minibus is for 84 Euros.
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My friend is going to a wedding in Chios, Greece at the end of August and needs to find a place to stay that is somewhat decent. Doesn't matter if it is a hotel, Bed & Breakfast, or a hostel but she wants to spend under 70 Euros for one night with another person in the room. Anyone have any suggestions or been to any places she should avoid?

The wedding is at Karfas Resort but any place around Chios that is a reasonable distance would be great.

Thanks in advance!
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Anybody had visited to West Java, Indonesia? Let's learn a bit their cultures and traditions. You can also learn more at Bandung tourism

Tradition and Culture


Wayang GolekPrincipally an oral tradition, the people of West Java developed more than 180 forms of artistic expression within 19 clusters, the oldest of these is supposed to be poetry. Traditional epic poems tell of the history and heroes of the people from time immemorial through the Galuh and Pajajaran kingdoms, and continue today. Haji Hasan Mustapa (1852 - 1930) is a giant in the tradition having produced some 10,000 works.

Today the languages of West Java bear an imprint of the oral tradition and remain popular for daily use. They are complex languages attesting to social roles and caste. Puppet plays were often used to transmit both legend and current events and continue to play a role in ceremonial and festive events. West Java is rich also in batik traditions from Tasikmalaya, Garut, Indramayu, and Cirebon.

Traditions handed down the generations mixed with beliefs (nature based and animistic) and religions (Hindu and Islam) formed the culture of the people. Marriages are the joining of families, and socially, most relationships are family-based. Still today a commercial company will refer to itself as a "big family" and seek quasi-familial relationships in day-to-day operations.



Nature and Plantation

With all its active volcanoes, West Java life has always been influenced by the forces of nature, bringing both momentary catastrophe and enduring fertility to the soil. Coastal peoples depend on the richness of the seas and the rhythms of nature form the core identity and very prosperity of West Java.

Colonial power organized the inherent riches with formal cultivation and institutions, providing great wealth for Europe. Plantations crops include tea, coffee, quinine, rubber, copra, sugar, cocoa, and coconut.

Village and City

Traditionally, geography and land use precluded large concentrations of people in the mountainous areas of West Java, but ports on the coasts bustled with trade and business. Villages remain today the most numerous settlements, but cities have burgeoned with population and economic shifts.

Village structures are made with materials at hand: bamboo, rattan, wood, grass, and rock and bonded together through the centuries as stylized and elegant constructions, and organization. Surrounding these villages are the rice paddies and vegetable farms that dictate the local economy.

Cities developed with industrialization and the western imprint is clear. West Java's strategic location and comparatively more comfortable climate made it a target of leisure and academic activities under colonial rule. The capitol, Bandung, was planned to become the capitol of the colony, and bears witness to its 1930's heyday in elegant streetscapes and outstanding architecture.

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How to Score an Upgrade: Air, Car, Hotel
by Amy Chen
Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Remember when getting a free travel upgrade was as easy as walking up to the counter with your biggest smile?

Now that airlines have pared back flights, and rental car agencies have slimmed fleets, it's a lot harder to get a better seat or nicer wheels for no extra cash. (On the plus side, you've still got a good shot at a sweet hotel suite.)

Money asked frequent travelers and people with upgrade-granting power for the secret to moving up in style without moving up in price.

n the Airplane

What it's worth. The upgrade from coach to first class on a United Airlines flight from Chicago to L.A. is worth $977.

Your odds: One in 100. With fewer flights, passenger loads are at an all-time high. "Discretionary upgrades are harder to get than ever," says Tim Winship of FrequentFlier.com.

How to Improve Them:

•Pick your plane wisely. Passengers on certain Boeing 757s (with 26 first-class seats to 158 in coach) have a better shot than those on an Airbus 320 (12 first-class, 126 coach). Check out a plane's layout at seatguru.com.

•Scope out the cabin. The more empty seats in first, the better your chances of landing one. To suss out the load, go to the airline website just before check-in, start to book a business-class ticket, and click "view seat map," says John DiScala of JohnnyJet.com.

•Ask at the right time. The best day for upgrades is Saturdays; fewer elite travelers fly then, says Matt Daimler of SeatGuru.com. Go to the agent and say something like: "If you need to bump people from coach to first, please consider me. I'm low maintenance -- and my back is killing me."


At the Hotel

What it's worth. The upgrade from a standard room to a deluxe room at the Hilton New York in Manhattan is worth $85 a night.

Your odds: One in five. Good news for you: Occupancy rates for the first half of 2010 were estimated at a dismal 56% (down from 63% in '07), reports Smith Travel Research.

How to Improve Them:

•Stay at business hotels on weekends. At the Omni Los Angeles, for instance, you can improve your upgrade chances by staying Thursday to Sunday vs. midweek, according to managing director Bob Graney.

•Ask multiple times. Use the special-requests box on an online reservation, call the hotel directly, and talk to the desk clerk at check-in, says Julie Torres, head of front-office operations at Hilton New York. Say, "We're here celebrating [special event]. Any chance of an upgrade?"

•Check in late. Most guests show up around 3 p.m., so arrive after 7, when the front desk knows which rooms are left, says Diana Su, who does PR for Starwood in Hawaii.

At the Car Counter

What it's worth. The upgrade from a compact to midsize car, via Hertz at the Los Angeles airport is worth $42 a week.

Your odds: One in 20. Many agencies cut fleets in 2008 and 2009, making upgrades less common.

How to Improve Them:

•Choose the right car. If a company runs out of the vehicle class you reserved, it'll likely upgrade you. Book a midsize car -- it's most in demand, says rental consultant Neil Abrams

•Reserve at the right time. "Friday nights and Monday mornings are peak pickup times," says L.A. Hertz agent Berry Ross. That means there's less chance the car class you specify will be available.

•Look for special offers on the agency's site, on your credit card site, or on coupon pages like retailmenot.com. One example: a free upgrade at Alamo for compact to midsize cars until Dec. 31 (code: AU2729MJW).

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The good news for the airlines is that they’re profitable again but the bad news for consumers is that ticket prices are likely to rise, and cheap air fare is going to be much harder to find, say experts.


“The six biggest U.S. airlines earned about $1.3 billion in the second quarter, and more profits are expected for the rest of the year. Even so, airlines are still woozy from the one-two punch of record-high fuel prices followed by a recession,” says the AP.


Those six big carriers lost $22.7 billion in 2008 and 2009. And that's just a portion of the $63.35 billion that U.S. passenger airlines lost from 2001 to 2009, according to the Transportation Department.


Airlines are pulling back on deeply discounted fares now that they're making money again.
Already, fares have jumped 18 percent this summer as compared to the same period a year ago, according to the International Air Transport Association.


So what can airline travelers expect in the near future? Some observations:


---The airlines are hooked on fees after two years of using them to overcome, first, high fuel prices and then slumping travel demand. A new study shows that worldwide, carriers took in $13.5 billion from fees in 2009, a 43 percent jump in just one year. "Fees are going to stick and they're going to become more pervasive," said Jay Sorensen, a former airline executive who is now president of consulting firm IdeaWorks, which did the study on fees.


---Airlines have been able to boost ticket prices too. Summer fares are up.


---Travel demand will taper off as fall approaches — Continental Airlines is already seeing that. Still, airlines will try to avoid slashing prices. Rick Seaney, CEO of FareCompare.com, says the airlines are getting better at waving sale prices in front of customers but selling most seats at higher fares.


---Planes are stuffed like never before. Including regional flights, Delta filled 88 percent of its seats in June, Continental sold 87 percent, and American 86 percent — that's about 2 percentage points higher than last summer. Full flights are expected to remain on the horizon this summer.


---"Leisure demand has been strong, and we expect it will remain so throughout the remainder of the summer," Continental CEO Jeff Smisek told analysts.


---Normally when airlines start making money after a slump, they're tempted to add new flights to snag returning travelers. This time might be different. Sluggish bookings and concern about the weak economic recovery will put pressure on airlines not to add flights that might operate half-empty.


---Several large U.S. airlines are in the middle of labor negotiations that could lead to higher costs and even disruptions for travelers.


---The most acute problems are at American, where flight attendants and some ground workers are talking openly about possible strikes this fall. American's parent, AMR Corp., spends 30 percent of its revenue on labor compared with 18 to 22 percent at the other big airlines, according to the AP.


---AP writes that when airlines have made money in past years, they've been "tempted to add new flights to snag returning travelers. [But] this time might be different. Sluggish [fall] bookings and concern about the weak economic recovery will put pressure on airlines not to add flights that might operate half-empty."


All in all, tough times are likely to be ahead for airline passengers accustomed to cheap flights.


By David Wilkening

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Hello! My boyfriend and I are planning on going on a cruise for a honeymoon around May of next year. I've been on a Carnival cruise, but never on the two ships we are looking at, so I'm wondering your experiences? The ships are the Carnival Liberty and the Carnival Freedom. If any of you have been on them, I'd love to hear about them!

These are also the excursions we are looking at. Does anyone have any experience with any of these? Any recommendations? I'd love to know how they were and if you liked them! Thanks for any information. :)


Cozumel:
Atlantis Submarine
Dolphin Encounter
Dolphin Swim & Ride with Lunch
Fly High Adventures Zip Line Tour
Parasailing in Paradise

Grand Cayman:
Atlantis Submarine
Cayman Parasail & Beach Escape
Dolphin Encounter & Stingray City
Dolphin Swim & Stingray City

Ocho Rios:
Bobsled Jamaica
Canopy Adventure
Chukka Zipline and River Tubing Combo
Sky Explorer
Tranopy Adventure (zipline, bobsled, sky explorer)

Key West:
Key West Pub Crawl
Key West Parasailing
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