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  Category: Articles » Articles by Author » Author: Anil Gupta
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1.Clocking The Time
The Clock Museum of Vienna was opened in 1921 in one of Vienna's oldest houses and can boast an interesting collection including early chronometers, sundials and the "Braters" or "roaster" clocks, resembling a spit, of the ...
[Added: 09 Sep 2006   Hits: 516   Words: 577]

2.Kidding With Kids
A kid will love to hunt elephants in an asphalt jungle or even to fly the sky in the Jumping Castle, or splash into sparkling waters from the Dragon Slide. Let the wind carry one's hair while one ...
[Added: 09 Sep 2006   Hits: 525   Words: 563]

3.Bond With Music
Vienna is the music capital of the world. No other city evokes such immediate associations with the great classical composers and the king of waltz. The House of Music was opened in the First District, in ...
[Added: 09 Sep 2006   Hits: 474   Words: 545]

4.Indescribable Stadium - Barcelona
The Barcelona football stadium is the 3rd largest football stadium in the World after the stadiums in Sao Paulo, Brazil and Mexico City. Barcelona camp nou has a capacity of 110,000 people and on every match practically every seat is taken -such is the passion for ...
[Added: 09 Sep 2006   Hits: 520   Words: 606]

5.Dream Wedding In Vienna
Every girl dreams of a fairytale wedding, of being a princess for a day? Can one imagine being carried off in a horse drawn carriage to marry the Prince in a breathtaking Baroque palace? Celebrate one's fairy-tale wedding in Vienna, ...
[Added: 07 Sep 2006   Hits: 609   Words: 548]

6.Barca - Football Fanatic
In the late 1800's Hans Gamper and ten other enthusiasts were playing an unidentified game called 'foot-ball'. When Gamper went on to found Barcelona Football Club on 29 November 1899, he could hardly have imagined the momentous events that would ...
[Added: 07 Sep 2006   Hits: 512   Words: 550]

7.Wintering In Vienna
Vienna has beautiful skiing resorts in its vicinity. It is hard to imagine in Vienna that snowy peaks are one hours drive away but that's all it takes to get to Semmering, traditional fresh air spot for the city. Semmering can be crowded of course ...
[Added: 06 Sep 2006   Hits: 400   Words: 504]

8.Tourist's Comforts - Hotels
Whether one comes to Barcelona as a tourist, for business reasons or in order to attend a Spanish course, there are many different ways to stay in Barcelona. For every taste there is a right type of accommodation. No matter ...
[Added: 06 Sep 2006   Hits: 379   Words: 538]

9.The Cityscape Of Vienna
Rising from Vienna's old city center, just beyond where the stone walls of the Roman camp once stood, the predominantly Gothic St. Stephan's Cathedral continues to tower over the hearts and minds of the Viennese as it has for ...
[Added: 04 Sep 2006   Hits: 354   Words: 491]

10.Barcelona – Convergence Of Old And New
Barcelona loves to indulge in the incredible. From the urban pageant that is Las Ramblas to buildings with no straight lines, the city pushes the limits of style in everything it does, and gets away with it. As the center of ...
[Added: 04 Sep 2006   Hits: 339   Words: 527]

11.Vienna Celebration Of Life
Vienna is giving a surprise with the incredible boom in its youth scene. Wild clubbing, hot gigs, day-long street parties, an entire island to live it up and a profusion of cafés and places to hang out make up the pulsating, young face ...
[Added: 31 Aug 2006   Hits: 351   Words: 555]

12.Royal Plaza - Placa Reial
The Plaça Reial is characterized by his architecture and its disposition as a court, with porches that lodge very calm terraces. The square has a central fountain and palms that provide very enjoyable shade during the evening. This square is very silent and seems to be disconnected ...
[Added: 31 Aug 2006   Hits: 518   Words: 515]

13.Museum World Of Vienna
Vienna's museums, galleries and collections are world-famous. Housed in splendid imperial buildings on the Viennese Ring road the Museum of Fine Arts and the Natural History Museum captivate the visitor with their impressive exhibition objects. The collections in the Museum of Fine Arts were mainly assembled for centuries ...
[Added: 31 Aug 2006   Hits: 383   Words: 537]

14.Theatre Lovers - Enjooooy
The Grand Theatre of the Liceu was built at the proposal of the Liceu Filharmňnico-Dramŕtic Barcelončs. Joaquim de Gispert, a member and director of the institution, got the allowance of the lands of the former Trinity Convent in the Rambla, ...
[Added: 31 Aug 2006   Hits: 437   Words: 533]

15.The Colorful Arena
Vienna's beautiful Burggarten, commissioned in 1818 by Franz I, was only opened to the public in 1919, but since then has become a loving breakaway spot for both tourists and locals. It is a genuine green lung in the heart of the city, with ...
[Added: 29 Aug 2006   Hits: 414   Words: 510]

16.Paradise For Animal Lovers
Barcelona Zoo is a fantastic Zoo situated in Park Ciutadella. If one is an animal lover and enjoy visiting Zoos, one will love Barcelona Zoo. The Zoo has a wide variety of animals, birds, reptiles, marine life & insects. At the weekends the ...
[Added: 29 Aug 2006   Hits: 383   Words: 566]

17.Modernism In Vienna
The Austrian capital blends between old and new like no other city in the world. Within this fascinating Viennese metropolis holiday makers can witness a cityscape of both tradition and modern times. There is no better example to be found in Vienna than the modern glass Haas House ...
[Added: 29 Aug 2006   Hits: 578   Words: 510]

18.Funtasttic – Kid's Time Out
Barcelona is a city where people spend a lot of time outside, so as a result there is children's play areas dotted around all over the city. There are also some lovely big parks, which are great places to ...
[Added: 27 Aug 2006   Hits: 330   Words: 543]

19.Festivals In Style With Barcelona
One does not sleep in Barcelona. For those who came to seek the sun in Spain, a surprise awaits them - the night. The Spanish night life is one of the most developed in Europe, maybe ...
[Added: 25 Aug 2006   Hits: 349   Words: 590]

20.Bookworm's Paradise Vienna Guide
The Main Library on Vienna's inner-city ring road, the Gürtel, was built in line with structural principles completely new in Austria's library landscape, a concept known as the "fractal library". The so-called college model, consisting of six spatially separate departmental ...
[Added: 25 Aug 2006   Hits: 372   Words: 518]

21.Beach Bumming In Paris
With palm trees in the breeze on top of two miles of golden sand, it could be Palm Beach or Palma de Mallorca. But it's central Paris, and the Paris Plage project, the manmade beach ...
[Added: 24 Aug 2006   Hits: 359   Words: 492]

22.Arch Of Triumph In Barcelona
The Arc de Triomf of Barcelona was made as principal entry, in 1888, for the Universal Exhibition, which was located in the park of the Ciudadella. The frieze on the front, created by Josep Reynás, represents Barcelona welcoming visitors. The frieze at the back ...
[Added: 24 Aug 2006   Hits: 480   Words: 537]

23.Tribute To Christopher Columbus
El Monumento de Cristóbal Colón is homage to the adventuresome spirit as well as to Christopher Columbus. The design on the column includes the continents of Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. The monument commemorates Columbus's meeting ...
[Added: 23 Aug 2006   Hits: 409   Words: 546]

24.Station Museum - The Gare D'Orsay
The GARE D'ORSAY is museum which has been built in what used to initially be a train station, the building itself is exceptional and interesting. The museum has an extraordinary art collection, which dates back to ...
[Added: 23 Aug 2006   Hits: 425   Words: 594]

25.Revival Of Containers – Gasometer
Gasometers or gasholders-huge storage containers for the gas used in heating and cooking-were built in many cities during the late 19th and early 20th Centuries, when gas was a commercial byproduct of coal mining, steelmaking, and other industrial processes. Today, many of the old gasometers have been replaced by pipelines ...
[Added: 22 Aug 2006   Hits: 406   Words: 507]

26.The Lovers Of Picasso
The Picasso Museum in Barcelona is in the heart of the old city on the Carrer Moncada and since its recent expansion now sprawls over a row of five Gothic palaces once - in late medieval times - home to Barcelona's aristocrats. ...
[Added: 22 Aug 2006   Hits: 368   Words: 528]

27.Haute Couture Industry
Haute couture means accuracy in lines. "Haute couture consists of secrets whispered from generation to generation," says Yves Saint Laurent. The designer is careful to achieve a supreme balance in all his clothes, designs in the secrecy of the "studio". If, in ready-to-wear, a garment is contrived according to standard ...
[Added: 22 Aug 2006   Hits: 977   Words: 506]

28.Wonderful Waterfront - Barcelona Guide
There's nothing quite like dining outdoor with the blue waters of the Mediterranean spread out before one's eyes. Pop a bottle of cava and raise the glass, 'Salut' this is one of the most inviting sides of the 'new' Barcelona. ...
[Added: 21 Aug 2006   Hits: 442   Words: 520]

29.Musical Muse Mozart
Viennese Mozart orchestra plays a singular atmosphere in Vienna concerts with international well-known singer and soloist - all together in magnificent historical costumes and Perücken - and creates in of Vienna largest and most famous concert halls ...
[Added: 20 Aug 2006   Hits: 353   Words: 599]

30.The City Of Festivals
Paris is the world's most striking city. The chic Marais and St. Germain, the romantic stairway streets of Montmartre, the majestic grandeur that sweeps west from the Louvre to the Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower shining brightly as ever. But the magic ...
[Added: 19 Aug 2006   Hits: 334   Words: 558]

31.Grandiose Church Karlskirche
It is probably the most pompous church in the whole of Austria. The brilliant white Baroque church with its two thin towers and green roof is certainly worth a visit. The interior is pleasantly light and covered in colorful frescos. The church is dedicated to saint Carlo Borromeo ...
[Added: 18 Aug 2006   Hits: 367   Words: 510]

32.Shopping – A Soothing Experience
It may not quite be in the same league as Paris or Milan, Barcelona is certainly among Europe's cities of style. It is a natural magnet for the fashion-conscious and there is no shortage of design outlets for even ...
[Added: 18 Aug 2006   Hits: 347   Words: 553]

33.Paris – Culinary Experience
Paris is debatably the number one dining capital in the world. Dining options truly run the scope from 3 Michelin-starred temples of haute cuisine to the equally charming Parisian bistro. If one has the opportunity to sample both varieties during a trip to Paris, one should absolutely ...
[Added: 18 Aug 2006   Hits: 385   Words: 505]

34.Delightful Shopping - Vienna
No supermarket can compete with the variety of products to be had at Vienna's Naschmarkt market. Its style and atmosphere are unparalleled too. The Naschmarkt, located not far from the Secession, has always mainly been a local source of groceries. Shoppers can find fresh fruit and vegetables, cold meats, cheese ...
[Added: 18 Aug 2006   Hits: 320   Words: 540]

35.Water Lover's Paradise
Barcelona is a holiday maker's paradise with innumerable possibilities for activities. The city's cultural agenda offers a large variety of shows, popular festivals, theatre, dance, music, opera, flamenco and exhibitions. Over 40 museums: collections, single artist exhibitions such as the Museu Picasso, the Fundacio Joan Miro and the Fundació Antoni ...
[Added: 18 Aug 2006   Hits: 384   Words: 571]

36.Lodger's Paradise Guide
Paris laid claim to some 2,000 hotels - with about 80,000 rooms - spread across its 20 districts. They range from the Ritz and the Crillon to joint which is very repellent. Most visitors come to Paris ...
[Added: 18 Aug 2006   Hits: 331   Words: 551]

37.Life Line Of London - London Underground
The London Underground is an electric mass transit railway system or a metro system that covers the whole area of London and beyond the city of London. It runs both above and below ground. It is also known by the ...
[Added: 18 Aug 2006   Hits: 368   Words: 532]

38.Dancing To The Tune
When one thinks of Spain, one of the most typical images is that of the Flamenco dancers with their passion and fire. This art form is unique to the Spanish culture, in both song and dance. Flamenco has a commanding individuality that bewitches everyone ...
[Added: 16 Aug 2006   Hits: 354   Words: 530]

39.Summer Oasis Danube Island
Danube Island was shaped in the early 1970s as part of a flood protection system. The plans included a discharge canal for the Danube River with an island between the two to serve as a recreational area for the people of Vienna. From ...
[Added: 16 Aug 2006   Hits: 329   Words: 530]

40.Theatre In Vienna
The Burgtheater or Castle Theatre or Imperial Court Theatre, initially known as K.K. Theater an der Burg, then until 1920 as the K.K. Hofburgtheater, is the Austria's federal theatre in Vienna and one of the most important German language theatres in the world. ...
[Added: 16 Aug 2006   Hits: 340   Words: 548]

41.Connoisseur's -Tongue Twisters
When eating out in Barcelona, one can expect much olive oil, garlic and fish as the main ingredients of any dish dish. Furthermore, pasta dishes are more popular here than elsewhere in Spain. It goes ...
[Added: 16 Aug 2006   Hits: 345   Words: 581]

42.The Wonder That Is Disneyland
It is a very common belief that no time is perfect that today discover the magic of Disneyland Resort Paris. The time has come. Visualize an enchanting kingdom filled with fantasy and a world full ...
[Added: 16 Aug 2006   Hits: 370   Words: 589]

43.The Greenery Of Outer London
As one leaves the area which is known as Central London one will find peace and quite. First of all one has left the hustle and bustle of the city on top of that one has the added advantage of visiting ...
[Added: 16 Aug 2006   Hits: 332   Words: 554]

44.The Opera Lovers Destination
The origin of the Vienna Opera goes back to the beginning of the 18th century. It is the oldest theatrical institution with an unbroken record of performing in the German-speaking world,. A number of new operas were performed in Vienna during the 47-year-long reign of Emperor Leopold I, ...
[Added: 15 Aug 2006   Hits: 380   Words: 545]

45.Staying In London
Visit to London can be a very enjoyable experience. One has to plan ahead for it and budget the stay in such a way that one gets to do all the things one had planned to do when in London. ...
[Added: 15 Aug 2006   Hits: 343   Words: 608]

46.Circle Of Fame - Ring Boulevard
The Ringstraße is a circular road surrounding the Innere Stadt district of Vienna, Austria and is one of its main sights. It is typical of the historical style called Ringstraßenstil of the 1860s to 1890s. The street was built to replace the city walls, which had been built during the ...
[Added: 14 Aug 2006   Hits: 404   Words: 564]

47.Unfinished Work Of Art
The Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Familia or simply known as Sagrada Familia, Antoni Gaudí's unfinished work of art, is one of Barcelona's most popular tourist attractions. The church will not be completed before 2041 and the construction is still going ...
[Added: 14 Aug 2006   Hits: 343   Words: 518]

48.Paris Kid's Zone Guide
Paris can be a fun city for kids or teenagers who are history lovers. They will love visiting Versailles, Les Invalides military museum where galore, cannons, mortars, armor, swords, daggers, souvenirs from Napoleon's time, including his hat and ...
[Added: 14 Aug 2006   Hits: 418   Words: 555]

49.Truly London Guide
Since the 18th century England has been the cultural center of Europe. What they thought was lacking in their cultural heritage, the British imported through study travels abroad, the grand tour, or just by importing important artifacts. The London ...
[Added: 14 Aug 2006   Hits: 401   Words: 545]

50.Passionate About Riding
The Spanish Riding School or the Spanische Hofreitschule, which literally means - Imperial Court Spanish Riding School of Vienna, Austria, is a traditional riding school for Lipizzan horses. It was established during the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1572. It was named for the ...
[Added: 14 Aug 2006   Hits: 354   Words: 556]

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