Swiss Holidays on Rails

Reasons: Why You Should Travel by Train in Europe ?

People often fly when cities are so close to each other but one should definitely pass by the experience and the joys of train Travel in Europe. Rails in Europe can be a wonderful medium of journey to travel.

Here is the reasons to Travel by Train in Europe:


Train stations are located in every small, medium, and large city in Europe. Literally, you can be in the hearts of these cities when you step out of the train station. We’re talking about door-to-door, point-to-point service here making travel by train in Europe more convenient. Minimal taxi rides and fares!


Train travel gives you more legroom, you can move around and you don’t need to wait for the seatbelt sign to be switched off! 🙂


This reason is my personal bias because being in a train reminds me of how people in the past traveled and how creative they were when they travelled. I think of Hemingway and all those great poets and writers who were able to write their masterpieces in a train. It just makes me feel connected to them in that rail kind of way.

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Trains in Europe are just about as spick and span as my grandmother’s kitchen. Keeping rest rooms clean is considered a profession in Europe and they take it very seriously. I love it! Really nice people work on trains from all different nations and pride themselves for being part of the European Rail System.


The Euro is the currency of 18 of the 28 member states of the European Union (that includes major destinations such as France, Spain, Greece, Italy and Germany). Because majority of Europe is combined under one financial system, you don’t need six different types of currencies to travel from say Austria to Slovenia.


During the train travel, especially when you travel first class, you have plenty of room for yourself and your companion and a big space for your luggage. Really convenient!

One can have such a great experience travelling around Europe by train. These are the top reasons why one should travel by train in Europe. I hope it is agreeable to all.

Let me know your reviews about Travel by Rail in Europe in Comment…

Also, We at Flamingo Transworld, have regular departures for Europe Tours. You can find tailor made Europe Tour Packages by clicking Here.


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Experience Luxurious Beaches on Maldives Vacation

Dream of every single person… I have recently visited one of the most fabulous Islands called Maldives. Highlighted in the TOP 10 Tropical Destinations in the World for their surreal Picture Perfect landscapes and extraordinary Resorts collection, the Maldives are also equally famous for their underwater wonders, scuba Diving and Snorkeling, Para sailing, Para gliding & more. As key assets in the search for a Dreamy holiday.


I visited so many countries but i really felt that this is a country which everyone has to visit once in a life…


Maldives a True “Paradise” for Honeymooners.. Your honeymoon need not be a when in a lifetime experience either. You will experience the honeymoon again and again, every time you come back to these magical islands. The Maldives is a perfect match between Luxury and Romanticism for Honeymooners. A few of them arrange wedding celebration on their attractive beaches, on a sandbank or even under water.

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“Glowing Blue Tides” 

Vaadhoo Island has a bunch of surprises that are revealed at night. The thrilling radiating water appears like a mirror that reflects the shimmering superstars over. However, it’s called a “Glowing Blue Tides” The species create the most romantic natural lighting in the world.



“Taxi” -Sea plane/Speed boat

Inviting on board of one of the most amazing “taxi” in World … Yes seaplane. Please realize: you will fill an amazing experience. you will possibly have the opportunity to fly with among them as they are mainly utilized as transfers to bring guests to the lots of remote hotels of the archipelago. Yet while all close-by Resorts of North as well as South Male Atoll supply speed-boat transfers, a lot of the luxury resorts also recommend seaplanes to comply with the exigences of their guests.

Air travel period can be as brief as 10/15 minutes for the closest hideaway till 1H15 mns to reach one of one of the most away hotel.


Maldives is truly an amazing place which we should visit once. Crystal Clear Water, Resorts in Water and other activities makes Maldives a honeymooners paradise. And that’s why we designed our Maldives Tour Packages from our heart and which will cater all needs for honeymooners. For More Details for Maldives Holiday Click Here:

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Magical Melbourne with our Australia Tour Packages

There are 7 continents, 196 countries and so many cities in the world not to mention… Melbourne is just one of those many cities… And yet it is winning most livable city award over and over the years… Why? I knew exactly why. And that’s why you should visit Melbourne when your are on tour to Australia.

I have lived in Melbourne for 12 years. So who knows Melbourne weather more than I. It is cold most of the year (Apr to Oct). But, not that cold whereby you have to pick up snow from your car and drive way. It snows where it belongs, up on the mountains. Winter is a wonderful time for snow activities such as skiing, tobogganing and many others. You are looking at 2 to 15 degrees through these months.

Then come my favorite time Summer Nov to Mar. We are looking at about 20 to 40 degrees in these months. Best time to enjoy beaches. Melbourne has some of the best beaches like St. Kilda beach. We can enjoy a simple walk on the safe sandy beach with a long palm-lined broad walk, surfing, swimming, Beach volley ball, beach cricket or picnicking with family.


Separating Summer and winter won’t help. Melbourne can have 4 seasons in a day. One must carry a jacket and an umbrella most of the year. Cause you never know what you may need. 🙂

Melbourne has best cafes in the world. You would get world class coffee and best bakery items. They have it all, with and without eggs.  Melbourne crowd is very health conscious. There is a variety of vegetarian dishes you will get in any restaurant. I worked for a company who had meetings and training frequently. Meals were always a part of it, whether it was lunch, supper (dinner) or tea (Snack). I have tried amazing pure vegetarian food which I never imagined. And believe it or not, I don’t even know some of the dish’s names.


I found people to be very friendly and organised. If you are looking for directions for your destination in America, first thing you will hear is ‘I don’t know’. And on the other hand, in the whole Australia, they will always be happy to help even if they have to go out of their way. They work limited hours, but work is always done. They finish their tasks and ask for more work if working hours are still left. Once their working hours are finished, they won’t stop for anything.

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Melbourne is famous for its architects too. Beautiful buildings and structures are found here. They are inspired by European designs a lot of the time. Best example for contemporary design is Federation square, Crown casino and Eureka Tower.


Melbourne is also famous for its night life. In the city centre and in surroundings, there are hundreds of night clubs and pubs available.

This is a city where you spend as much as you want and you can get around it. There are options like backpacking to 7 star lavish hotels. There are run of the mill pizza shop to eateries on 33rd floor of Sofitel hotel or even enjoying outdoors on south bank in winters.


English is the main language here. Having said that you will also hear a lot of Chinese, Greek, Italian, Indian and many more languages when sitting in public transport as there are people from all over the world living here. Talking about public transport, Melbourne has a vast range of options starting from Trams, buses, trains (underground in the city center) and taxis. All options are reasonable.

Melbourne has zone system. City Center and surroundings are in zone 1, few kilometers in outer layer is zone 2 and further out is zone 3. You can buy a day pass for any zone; can be used for Train, tram or bus for that particular zone.

Melbourne is known to have best universities across the world. Students come from overseas to study and make career. Every year thousands of students get graduated in Melbourne. Subjects from Arts to Aviation, Geology to I.T., Sea life to hospitality all is taught here in Melbourne.


We have the best sports grounds, pools and clubs to promote sports. Government spends huge amount of money in coaching for a number of sports here.

Talking about sports ground we must mention MCG. So many cricket matches played there by our Indian players. I have visited MCG few times. Each time I go to cricketer’s changing room, I can hear and feel them there. Guide shows us where Sachin might have set and his picture is hanging on the wall along with other renowned cricketers. It is a magical experience indeed.


On the final note: It is not only best livable city, It is best to visit city also. If you have never been to Melbourne, grab the first opportunity. Melbourne has it all, look at it from my eyes.

So, Want to visit Melbourne ? Yeah… But How ? Well, Come to us we have unforgettable Australia Tour Packages for you. Also if you want to design your own itinerary, we can do that. Contact us today, our Australia Tour Expert will help you to make your Australia Trip memorable. Click Here:

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Fly to the City of Angles with Our Usa Tour Packages


The City of Los Angeles is vastly spread over 468 square miles, and LA County stretches over 4,000 square miles. While upholding its tremendous cultural heritage. L.A. is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the world, making it a truly global city, from San Pedro to the San Fernando valley. It will take more than a week if you want to visit L.A. County in your USA Vacation.L.A. is home to 211 sites that are on the national register of historic places, including the Los Angeles memorial coliseum, The Bradbury Building, Watts Towers and The Ennis House.


Los Angeles is known as the “entertainment capital of the world” and attracts people from all over the world with all it has to offer. From the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, to gorgeous beaches, amazing restaurants, vibrant art and music scenes, and year-round sunny weather, Los Angeles is the perfect destination. The Universal Studios Park is one of the most attractive points to visit for tourists coming to see the city and all that it has to offer.

L.A. was founded in September 4, 1781 from where its diversities made it grow into the city of the future and also one of the best global cities on the face of the earth. Los Angeles being known as the entertainment capital of the world is also very rich in cultural heritage and also boasts of a very deep and involving history.

As it is said to be the global city, it stands up to its tag by offering one the best nightlife option for couples to teenagers and even for grownups. L.A. has one of the best nightclubs where you could just dance your way through the night or have a quiet drink with your loved one in a lovely bar. The city has one of the best mixologists spread around the top bars and restaurants which guarantee a tasty drink like never before. It does not miss out on people which do not have a taste for drinks, for them it has the countries best comedian talents performing regularly in L.A.’s comedian clubs where you might just not stop laughing.

If you are a fan of performing arts and have the eye for talent the city offers one of the most captivating attractions. From a splendid performance at the Walt Disney Concert Hall to an outdoor concert at the Hollywood bowls and other different shows at some very famous musical venues. L.A. has the most number of theatres in the United States, giving out nearly 1500 productions annually.


For people who look into history and art with an interest, L.A. has the most number of museums than any city in America which include the Getty center in Brentwood and the L.A. county Museum of art (LACMA) on Museum Row.

Many of the Landmarks in Los Angeles are renowned as architectural masterpieces. The Walt Disney Concert Hall was designed by Pritzker Prize winning architects. The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels is also a very famous landmark which can captivate mostly any viewer. L.A. has very fine and beautiful gardens which include the Descanso Gardens and the Exposition Park’s famous Rose Garden is also on the National Register of Historic Places, These gardens put a fine natural beauty spot on the face of the thriving and splendid city.

The best and most interesting part of L.A. is Hollywood, for which L.A. has a big number of locations and spots which have been shown on TV and films as well. Locations like the Downtown L.A.’s City Hall, Millennium Biltmore Hotel,   Union Station and the Bradbury Building are easily recognizable if you’re a Hollywood fan. Various old restaurants like the Yamashiro Restaurant and the Roosevelt Hotel are also one of the places were Scenes were shot for major productions. The Natural beauty of L.A. like the Santa Monica beach and the Vasquez Rocks can also be seen in famous TV series like the Baywatch and Star Trek also. Special Tours which take you through the Universal Studios, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures and Warner Brothers studios are a must take for any fan.

Santa Monica Beach

We can’t forget the famous Hollywood walk of fame. can we? Well for people who aren’t aware about it, it’s a 5 block Path comprised of 2500 five pointed terrazzo and brass stars with names of famous people and legends of the Hollywood industry. From famous musicians to actors to theatre artists and comedians, this path has names of almost every legend. Giving you a dip through Hollywood history and letting you know famous people, this path is a must walk.


The City is said to be so entertaining that you’d just wish to stay there forever, from Universal Studios Hollywood to the famous Six Flags Magic Mountain and the Disneyland, the city just doesn’t fall short on entertainment and sights.



L.A. also has a lot of outdoor recreational activities which span from miles of beaches to miles long biking and hiking trails, if that’s exhausted you enough than the city also offers one of the best spas to unwind your body.

Los Angeles also makes sure your never go back home empty handed, having the best place for the shopping enthusiasts. Top shopping places include The Grove, Beverly Center, The American at Brand, Santa Monica Place, Third Street Promenade and the Hollywood & Highland. If this doesn’t fit your taste than you can just goes freestyle at the LA Fashion District in Downtown LA or just go window shopping through the glamorous streets

L.A. is a city for which we could just fall short of words describing it. It’s a place which truly deserves a top priority in any travelers list of destinations, the city has never failed to leave its mark on any visitor ever been there and it is said to leave you in a holiday trance like no other. From the astonishing sights and sounds of the vast man made landscapes of lights to the tummy tickling theme parks, it has everything.

Now you know well Why L.A is entertainment capital of the World. You should not miss Los Angeles in Your USA Tour. Also we have tremendous trip to USA with Los Angeles exclusively designed for Indian Taste. Contact us today for more information, Click Here:

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Explore New Business Opportunities at the Canton Fair


Springs brings nourishing rains while Autumn Promises warm. During Spring & Autumn each year over 2,00,000 Buyers around the world take a Tour to China and gather at the China Import & Export fair also known as canton fair.


This fair is held twice a year in April – ‘Spring season’ & October- ‘Autumn season’ each divided into three phases for five days at Guangzhou also known as canton which is the capital city of Guangdong, China. It is jointly hosted by the Ministry of Commerce and the People’s Government Guangdong Province and organized by the China Foreign Trade Center. The Total Exhibition space at the fair amounts to 1,125,000 m² with total number reaching 57,136 standard booths. Over 5,000 foreign companies for more than 98 countries and regions have conducted win-win situations with domestic companies at the Canton fair has developed mutual economic and trade exchanges with more than 200 countries and regions all over the world.

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Over 24,000 top-level foreign trade companies from around the world are concentrating at the Canton Fair at different exhibition zones showcasing more than 1,50,000 choices. Every session features a wide selection of new products.

The canton Fair attracts top buyers across the globe. Over the recent years the fair has spared no efforts to invite more buyers were emerging markets, as a result the number of buyers from the Middle East, South America & Africa has increased significantly.

At the Canton Fair buyers can discuss business with best foreign trade companies in China and buy product of the finest quality. Each time buyers leave with not only orders but also precious friendship. The organizers are ready to provide Interpreters for buyers and sellers which can communicate with each others for the requirements. Major Banks provide real time financial services to customers. The exhibition hall boasts canteens with various flavors’ at the Canton Fair.

Canton fair also provide participants directory where every buyer can take that for free. The fair has maintained the dignity of the country and today in 2015 it will be conducting its 117th fair for which china is proud of.


You can take Tour to China during April & October to visit Canton Fair. Also, We have regular Tour Departures to China during this periods. If This is the fair you are looking for than Contact US Today and we will design China Tour With Canton Fair or visit to join our Group Tour to China with Canton Fair.

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Angkor Wat is the temple dedicated to Hindu god Vishnu by King Suryavarnam II. The temple was constructed over a period of 30 years & is very famous for its spectacular beauty. The temple is a classical example of the Khmer architecture. It has become a symbol of Cambodia, appears on the national flag of Cambodia & has become a prime attraction for the tourists. In 1992, the whole city & the monument of Angkor were declared the “WORLD HERITAGE SITE” by UNESCO.



“Fish massage” also called as Dr. Fish or Fish Pedicure in Siem Reap has become very famous tourist attraction. Customers come & sit on the edge of the fish tank & dangle their legs in the water & small fishes eat the dead skin on their feet.



Landmines museum was established by Aki Ra in 1997. The museum includes mines, guns, weaponry, mortars etc. The museum tells the story of landmines in Cambodia as in how they have impacted the country’s future in past, present & will continue to impact in the future. The museum provides home to many children & even facilitates education which will secure the career of the children.

The Land Mines Museum


Ton Le Sap Lake also known as Great Lake is the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia & richest fishing lake in the world. It is a combined lake & river system in Cambodia. Its flow changes direction twice per year and the lake itself expands and shrinks by four times its size with the changing seasons. Ton-Le-Sap-Lake-Floating-Villages


Explore the lively Old Quarter of Hanoi. This bustling heart of Hanoi has been a commercial centre since King Ly Thai To built his palace there in the 11th century. This is a place you must see to experience Hanoi, where you will find shopping & cultural/ historical sites all wrapped into one. Old-Quarter-In-Cycle-Rickshaw


Water Puppet Is Puppets That On Water Is A Tradition That Was Originated In The Villages Of Red River Delta Area Of Northern Vietnam. The Puppet Show Is A Unique Creation On Ancient Puppet Tradition. The Puppets Appear To Be Moving Over The Water & Specially On The Occasion Of Rice Fields Flood, The Villagers Would Entertain Each Other By Performing This Puppet Play.



It is a temple of Confucius in Hanoi in Vietnam. The temple is also known as temple of Literature & is the country’s oldest monument of education. The war had completely destroyed the temple but the restoration in the years has given the temple its glory & beauty back.


Halong Bay is declared the World Heritage Site by UNESCO, where you can board a luxury boat for an overnight cruise in between more than 3,000 limestone islands. There are so many interesting activities you can choose from which you can enjoy onboard like: a cooking demonstration with chef on board, an optional traditional massage or swimming.



Sapa is growing town in the hills of Northern Vietnam. There are around 10 ethnic tribes in & around Sapa. Each tribe has a unique taste, culture, religion & language.



Enjoy the vibrant city lights of Ho Chi Minh City with two hour dinner cruise on Saigon River. You can have a Vietnamese dining experience with both Asian & European cuisines.



Getting clothes tailor made is probably the economic driving force in Hoi An. The place is full of small shops with tailors working for 24 hours.



The War Remnants Museum is the most popular tourist attraction in Ho Chi Minh City. The museum is newly renovated & shows very somber & hushed graphic displays & photographs of the horrors faced by the country.


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Discover Changing Times at The Times Square on Your USA Vacation


TIMES SQUARE – The world’s busiest pedestrian crossroads is located in mid-town Manhattan, New York City. In 1904, the New York Times built the Times Tower on 43rd street just off Broadway to replace its downtown premises. The square in front of the building was called Longacre square, but was soon renamed Times Square. The area is at the junction of Broadway and 7th Avenue which is stretched from West 42nd Street to West 47th Street. It is one of the New York City’s major gathering spot which attracts visitors with its ambiance and dazzling lighted billboards and advertisements.


Times Square is the most happening place in New York with Broadway Theater, Cinemas, Shopping Center and super signs, it is one of those place which makes New York City that never sleeps. More than 39 million people visit the square annually including tourist and people working in the area and is world’s most visited tourist attraction.


The square is also very famous for its Broadway Theater District which is commonly known as Broadway, having 40 professional theaters which presents theatrical performances of Musical shows and Drama. Below are some famous shows of Broadway that attracts more visitors to Times Square:

  1. Chicago
  2. Mama-Mia
  3. Jersey Boys
  4. Violet
  5. The Lion King
  6. Aladdin and many more…


Times Square on 31st December:

Since 31st December 1907, Times Square celebrates New Year’s Eve, the event is known as Ball Drop. Begin at 11.59 PM ball descends 141 feet down in 60 seconds and resting at midnight to signal the start of the New Year. Millions of visitor participate and observe the event with amazing fireworks.


Bollywood Movies in Times Square:

Shooting in America is the hottest trend of Bollywood Industry, many movies have been shooted in different locations of America. In which one of the location is Times Square, here are the famous Indian movies shooted on Times Square – Jaan-e-mann, Tara Rum Pum, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Jo Bole So Nihaal, Love at Times Square, Out of Control.

Sounds exciting right?? Yes, Times Square is really very exciting place to visit in New York. You can enjoy at Times Square in our American Group Tours. For more information you can visit www.FlamingoTranswold

Enjoy Sky Diving with our New Zealand Tour

Queenstown – The Adventure Capital of The World

My name was decided to travel to New Zealand, as soon as it was decided I had always thought of experiencing Sky Diving in Queenstown, I was with group of honeymooners & some mid age passengers. I spoken about Sky Diving to all members in the group, many of them including me were ready, on to our journey of New Zealand we all reached Queenstown, we booked for Sky Diving right from booking to diving the whole experience was exciting and also frightening.

I with other members reached Sky Diving office they showed us the whole video prepared us for the dive and then all of us in a car were taken to Sky Diving Site. There were goosebumps already thinking of jumping out of the plane from 15000 feet, I met my trainer he was very nice and interactive he helped me put on my dive suit and made me comfortable interacting with me. I also wanted to take video and photographs of my dive, now the videographer interviewed me I could not speak more as there was fear in my mind of diving but also was equally excited then got into the plane with my trainer and other divers , my trainer while reaching 15000 feet tied himself with me.

My videographer jumped first and then me and my trainer jumped, I closed my eyes & just jumped screaming so loud that all my fear was gone. The moment I opened my eyes I was feeling like I am in heaven all greenery, lakes and the view was just awesome out of the world. Then after a few seconds parachute opened I was flying then finally landed. I didn’t really wanted to come down the experience of diving was just amazing, superb & wonderful.


One should really not miss SKY DIVING in New Zealand.

If the words are enough to make you excited for Sky Diving than just imagine when the moment when you will experience it. We have regular Tour Departures to New Zealand from India. Find the most suitable deal for you and fly New Zealand With Us. For More information Click Here:

Learn the Change on Singapore Tour

The Singapore Story, Lee Kuan Yew

On 16th of September, 1923 the world witnessed the born of a great Singaporean leader, Lee Kuan Yew. From 1959 to 1990 Lee was the prime minister of Singapore; which till date is considered to be the longest-serving PM in history. Singapore went on to become the most prosperous nation in Southeast Asia under the leadership of Mr. Lee and that’s why you should visit Singapore once to see the change. After his retirement from Prime Minister Post, he went on to become the Minister Mentor of Singapore to provide his expert assistance in guiding the nation.


The era of 1960’s and 70’s is widely remembered for Lee’s speeches; which provides his vision for Singapore and make Tourism the top priority for the natural resources starved nation. The creation of building several tourist attractions such as, the Night Safari, Singapore Flyer (World’s second highest Ferris wheel at 165m, the highest being taken over by the High Roller build in Las Vegas at 167.6m), Marina Bay Sands (World’s most expensive resort property built at a whopping cost of US$4.70 Billion) and many more attractions that places Singapore on top of the tourist list. Many nations have failed in attempts of National Airline but not Singapore. Singapore Airlines one of world’s top airlines is the brain child of Lee and it continues to be profitable. The Changi Airport is voted as world’s best airport for last 24 years. Along with tourism, Lee has worked hard over a period of time to make Singapore a country to invest with relaxed laws and transparent governance has paved way for the increase in the investments. Today, Singapore is financial hub of Southeast Asia and an economical force to reckon.


Lee Kuan Yew believed in the power of marketing to transform the way Singaporeans lived and the way world viewed Singapore. Many management experts around the world have termed Lee as the first Managing Director of a Country, a title never heard before and hardly thought of for a prime minister of a country. His marketing mantra was that it’s all about Perception. It’s having people think what is here. The magic of marketing works wonders on the economy and society.

Innovative techniques adapted by Singapore in generating business opportunities and promoting tourism are amazing. Lew Kuan Yew said in an interview with the New York Times that he seeks to make Singapore a first world in the third world region. According to him, building the infrastructure was easy; however the difficult part was to change the old habits and behavior of the people to live like first world citizens and stop spitting and littering on the streets. And Singapore embarked on a journey on the journey to greatness. There were lots of campaigns to change the face of the society. Some strict laws were enforced by Lee to improve the public image such as ban on chewing gums and punishment for throwing garbage from rooftops. Etiquette campaign such as emphasis on speaking English, acts of kindness and welcoming tourists with smile. The result is astonishing; with only 5.47 million of population Singapore received over 15.6 million of visitors/tourists (with 7% Growth) in 2013.

During the decades in which Lee held office, Singapore grew from being a third world country to one of the most developed nations in Asia, despite limitations of land space and lack of natural resources. For Lee Singapore’s people were only its natural resources who joined and helped for the transformation of the country. Widely respected by locals and madly loved by the old generation; and will be remembered for his leadership which shaped Singapore of today. Indeed, for many people in Singapore and other countries, Lee is immortalized with Singapore’s country brand.

Lee Kuan Yew will always be remembered who shaped Singapore into a first world country in a region of third worlds. His contributions in socio-economic areas are remarkable with Singapore’s per capita income today standing at $78,744. Lee’s attachment to Singapore can be measured when he said, “Even from his sick bed, if people were to lower him into the grave and he feels something is going wrong, He would get up.”

So, As an Indian should plan Tour to Singapore to discover Lee Kuan Yew’s Vision, You will come to know the growth this country made is fantastic. We have regular Tour Departures to Singapore, also if you are planning to fly on specific date in your mind than contact us. Our Tour Expert will design a memorable holidays to Singapore for you or Check it from here:

Great Learning on Our Tour to Japan

Why Japan is called LAND OF RISING SUN ?

My recent visit to Japan was fabulous where we all were in a group.. All senior citizen group was with me. It was a great experience, Japan is a beautiful country… I visited so many countries but i really felt that this is a country which everyone has to visit once in a life.. Its purity, cleanliness and its natural beauty attract all..!! If I close my eyes today, the glimpse of Japan comes in my memory. I could not stop myself from sharing my experience.

Japan is called the “land of the rising sun” because from China it appears that the sun rises from the direction of Japan. The Japanese people call their country “Nippon” or “Nihon” which literally translated means “source of the sun.” OR “the sun’s origin”…It is loosely translated into English as “Land of the Rising Sun “..!!

While I was in china I found that the Chinese Imperial name for Japan was Nihon .It simply indicates the direction of Japan with respect to China. If you are in China — than Japan is towards your east. In China it also appears that the sun rises from the direction of Japan.

Japanese language originally referred to Japan as Wakoku. These characters mean “country of the Wa”. Wa was an ethnic group that lived in Japan during the Three Kingdoms period (220 – 280 AD).


During my visit to Japan I stayed on Honshu island there are 3 main other islands namely Shikoku , Kyushu and Hokkaido. Apart from that Japan consists of thousands of islands, many of which are too small for the people to live. Shikoku and Kyushu are smaller islands located in the south of Honshu, and Hokkaido is in the north of Honshu.  


Japan also have many other names in English, Japanese, and other languages. The word “Japan” is an exonym, and is used by a large number of languages. The Japanese names for Japan are Nippon and Nihon. I found that the Japanese name which is used for the most official purposes,including on Japanese money, postage stamps and for many international sporting events is Nippon. Nihon is a more casual term and it is very frequently used in contemporary speech.

The pacific Ring Of Fire is the area where the islands of Japan are located.Most of the world’s earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur have occurred here. over 1500 earthquakes takes place here during a year.. In 1923 the Great Kanto Earthquake killed more than 143,000 people in the Tokyo area. The other 2 major destructive forces in Japan are Tsunamis and volcanic eruptions. In 2011 the Tōhoku Earthquake, which is also known as 3-11 (three-eleven) in Japan, was the most powerful earthquake known to have struck Japan till now.


Japan’s population is over 126 million.Tokyo is the capital of japan located on Honshu island .Japan is over 70% mountainous terrain with approximately 18% land mass suitable for human settlement. Japanese cities are typically sprawling and extremely populated. Main areas to cover in japan – Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima, Mt Fuji, Hakone, Nara etc…!! Japanese traditional dress is Kimono..Japan has two dominant religious traditions: Shintoism -where they believe in nature and Buddhism where they believe in god. Japan currency is yen. Japan’s high speed trains (bullet trains) are called Shinkansen and are operated by Japan Railways (JR).Running at speeds of up to 320 km/h, the Shinkansen is very well known known for its punctuality. Usually houses in japan are made up of wood to protect themselves from earth quakes..!!

You can enjoy their best season cherry blossom which is in March- April.



So, Want to go Japan to experience its beauty ? Well, We are here to plan Scenic Japan Tour Package for you, which will be an outstanding experience for you. Click Here to check all Holiday Packages for Japan or Contact Us today, Our Japan Tour Expert will help you to design your own itinerary.