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The Ball Season in Vienna

Every year Vienna hosts more than 300 balls, some featuring as many as nine live orchestras.   The city celebrates the carnival from January until early March and the ball season reaches its peak in January and February. During this time the capital of Austria offers more than 2000 hours of dancing. Balls are held in the many beautiful palaces in Vienna. The Imperial Hofburg Palace at the Heldenplatz is the main venue. The Emperor’s Ball starts off the ball season in grand style at the magnificent Imperial Palace on New Year’s Eve. In total, twenty glittering ball events await...
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The Golden Land Myanmar – Experience the Untouched Beauty of Asia

Tourism in Asia has changed over the years, and countries like Thailand, China and Vietnam have completely been transformed to fully developed tourism destinations. While all these countries have a booming tourism, if you want to discover the pure and untouched Asia visit the Golden Land Myanmar. From the moment of your arrival you will think the time has stopped 50 years ago. While Myanmar has been neglected as tourism destination for many years, you will realize within minutes the Burmese people welcome you with their innocent smiles, their open hearts, and never ending hospitality. Many tourism...
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Florence Covered in Snow

Last weekend the beautiful city of Florence was covered with about 6 inches of snow. Our friend GianLuca was so kind to share his pictures with us. Florence is synonym to style both in its glorious past and today’s Italian fashion. Commerce and culture, art and science, industry and craft, this is a city where every aspect of humanity is represented in excellence. Known for the contribution of its citizens to the Arts and Sciences, Florence is a place that delights its visitors. This was the home of great personalities such as Leonardo da Vinci, Niccolo Machiavelli, Michelangelo Buonarroti,...
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Vienna and its Magical Christmas Video

There’s only couple of  days left until Christmas. Did you have the chance to visit one of the Christmas markets? Lately, we have presented the Christmas markets in Budapest, the Christmas villages in Berlin as well as some in Vienna. Vienna attracts many visitors with its adoring Christmas markets. They are placed in the most beautiful squares of the city from mid-November through Christmas. In our latest post about Vienna, we mentioned the traditional Christmas market at the City Hall Square as well as the Christmas Market in front of Schönbrunn Palace. In order to read more about them,...
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Istanbul Unique Travel Tips

Courtesy of Hotel Amira Today, we continue our series about Istanbul. Istanbul is one of the truly great romantic cities. Its history tracks back from Byzantium to Constantinople to its place at the head of the Ottoman Empire. Today it hums as Turkey’s cultural heart and good-time capital. In this sprawling, continent-spanning city you can tramp the streets where crusaders and janissaries once marched; admire mosques that are the most sublime architectural expressions of Islamic piety; peer into the sultan’s harem; and hunt for bargains in the Kapali Carsi (Grand Bazaar). .. Topkapi...
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