Category Archives: Tourists destination

Santo Niño Shrine Museum

In 2008, hubby and his officemates were able to visit Tacloban City through the auspices of the company’s old patron. One of the places they visited was the Santo Niño Shrine in Tacloban City.

The Santo Niño Shrine used to be one of the 29 presidential rest houses of the late Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos.

Santo Niño is a representation of the infant Jesus Christ. He is the patron saint of Leyte.
In the background is the mosaic of Jesus Christ displayed on the wall.

4 Reasons to Visit Paris

The city of lights calls us. With its charm, sophistication and thousands of activities,Paris is the perfect travel destination.

If you need some inspiration to book your flights, here are some of the best reasons to visit the city of romance.

1) World famous landmarks

Paris is home to the most renowned landmarks in the world. In particular, the famous Eiffel Tower is the most recognized symbol across the globe, and seeing it in person is an unforgettable experience.

Of course, Paris is chockfull of landmarks across its cities and neighborhoods.

The Notre Dame Cathedral is a stunning architectural and historical landmark that showcases an elegant display of Gothic architecture. It was further epitomized in the classic novel and Disney movie “The Hunchback of Notre Dame.”

Beyond that, you can visit the beautiful Arc de Triumph, the Seine River, the Sainte Chapelle and its beautiful stained glass, and the Pantheon.

If museums are of interest to you, there is no place like Paris. Enjoy the Louvre, Picasso Museum, Petit Palais, or step outside of Paris to experience the decadent Palace of Versailles.

2) Exquisite cuisine

Paris is known as culinary heaven. It’s where the best chefs in the world go to study and learn culinary arts.

Paris is home to many Michelin star restaurants, but even the small cafes down the street offer world class cuisine.

Food is a staple in French culture and they take pride in creating some of the best food in the world. From croissants to cheese and baguettes, there’s no going wrong with Parisian food.

3) Best shopping experience

Paris is the fashion capital of the world and there’s no doubt why: trends start and end here.

Some of the best fashion designers have made their home in Paris or have been influenced by its elegant and romantic ambience.

International, luxury brands adorn the streets of Paris. If they are past your financial abilities, there are also delightful local boutiques, vintage markets and antique shops.

Take a stroll down Champs-Elysees and enjoy the window shopping of this luxurious avenue.

4) Frequent deals and affordable prices

Paris is such a popular tourist destination, that you can often find cheap airline tickets throughout the year.

Of course, prices vary so you need to play with dates and flights to find the best deal. For example, if you search for flights Atlanta Paris, look for the “Lowest fare” icon and select different days until you find the best price.

You can also find great deals on Airbnb, hostels and hotels, especially off-season. Make sure to look for coupons and pre-purchase tickets online to museums and landmarks to save some extra money.

Best Places to Visit During the Holiday Season for Kids

Holiday bring a lot of excitement for kids. They want to have a break from the routine life. Visiting their favorite destination is a good option but you should try new places as well. kids love entertainment parks, safari park and other such places, which seems challenging and exciting. Here are some places, where you can plan your visit for next holiday.

Costa Rica

The place is known to have exotic wildlife, particularly sloth and monkeys. Kids will enjoy the beaches and swimming under the waterfalls. Everyone loves zip lining and kayaking. “Safari floats”, a rapid river ride will be the highlight of this trip.

Photo by Anne Johnson from Pexels

The Black Hills

This place in South Dakota is known for the excitement it offers to its visitors, particular kids. They enjoy the longest wind cave of the world here. Horseback riding and wildlife watching are also loved by children. There is a wildlife loop road, where you can see deer, bison, mountain goats and elk roaming around. Reptile garden is also fascinating for kids.

Yellowstone National Park

An exciting place for the kids. If your kids have not been there, make sure they visit the park before they grow up. The most attractive features for kids include hot springs, mud spots and shoot steam, which goes to the height of 185 feet. Multicolored hot springs are loved by the kids. As it’s a wildlife park, kids can experience to see bison, elk even bear and wolf roaming around.

Cayman Islands

If your kids enjoy swimming and love sea life, this island is the best place to visit. The water around the island is very clear for swimming and you can see hundreds of stingrays in it. Children can feed these stingrays and enjoy swimming with these creatures.

Visiting a new place is always exciting, but make sure that your get enough information about the place and make bookings in advance.