Indoor Ski Resort in Dubai

The Indoor Ski Resort is located in the Dubai Emirates Mall, one of the largest shopping malls in the world. Ski Dubai was built in December of 2005 and it is the world’s third largest indoor ski slope. How large? It measures 400 meters and uses 6000 tons of snow. The temperature of -1 degrees C during the day and -6 degrees during the night when the snow is produced is monitored by a very efficient insulation system. See the...

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Great Scuba Diving Spot

The Blue Hole is a great scuba diving spot in Belize. This geographical phenomena is located approximately 60 miles off the coast of Belize City. The Blue Hole was formed during past ice ages and is now part of the Lighthouse Reef System. There are quite a few other blue holes in the world as well. Here are some pictures of the marine life that thrives in The Blue Hole in Belize:...

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Gatorland Orlando Florida

Gatorland Orlando Florida In 1949 Gatorland was a roadside attraction, today it is internationally known as the Alligator Capital of the World. Gatorland is a 110 theme park and nature conservatory where you can: Get up close and personal with alligators Observe a 10 acre breeding marsh and Bird Rookery See some of the largest and most dangerous Jungle Crocs in the world Take a swamp walk Visit the Flamingo Lagoon Visit Allie’s...

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Copenhagen – The Little Mermaid

“The Little Mermaid” from the fairytale with the same name, by HC Andersen, is probably the best known tourist attraction in Copenhagen. Here are a few things that I bet you didn’t know: 1961 – September 1 Bra & panties were painted on her, and her hair was ‘dyed’ red 1963 – April 28 She was covered in red paint 1964 – April 24 She was decapitated 1976 – July 15 She was covered...

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Canal Ring in Amsterdam

Canal Ring in Amsterdam In the 17th century, the Canal Ring became a very wealthy place. Famous merchants, extremely wealthy bankers and other very wealthy business owners built their magnificent homes here. The most prestigious residents built their homes on the Golden Bend or the Gouden Bocht. This area is located where all three canals intersect with Nieuwe Spiegelstraat. The Canal Ring is located Soutwest of the city center of...

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Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam

Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam The Van Gogh Museum is located on Paulus Potterstraat 7 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The museum is home to more than 200 of Vincent van Gogh’s paintings. In fact, it is the largest collection of Van Gogh’s paintings in the world! Drawings and letters from the famous artist are also on display. Guided and audio tours are available through the museum. Tips for getting the most out of your visit Go...

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