Lonely Planet places Kaohsiung...

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Kaohsiung, Nov 22 (IBNS): Kaohsiung, a port city in southern Taiwan, is a home to many skyscrapers such as the 248m-tall Tuntex Sky Tower.

Barcelona: Defined by God's architect

The mind-boggling Sagrada Familia, the unfinished Roman Catholic church in Barcelona designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí, may be the pièce de résistance of this Catalan capital in Spain, but do not miss out the other Gaudi houses, says an awe-struck Sujoy Dhar

Vienna woos young Indians with many attractions
New Delhi, Feb 13 (Not in Town/IBNS) The Austrian capital Vienna, known for its imperial history, beautiful gardens, and magnificent palaces, received a record number of travellers from India in 2016, contributing to 115,531 overnight stays, a 28 per cent increase from 2015.
New York: Parks parks parks – from Hudson to East River
The parades and annual events of Manhattan are full of action and energizing. The city also has another aspect that is calm and relaxing. They are the parks and garden of Manhattan.
Air Seychelles announces major expansion in Europe, Indian Ocean ...
Victoria, Nov 4 (IBNS): Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has announced a major fleet and network expansion that will see the airline introduce a second Airbus A330 aircraft, commence non-stop services to Düsseldorf (Germany) and Durban (South Africa), and significantly strengthen its existing regional network in early 2017.
New York City: Captured by the hotspots
In the first part of her series on New York, Suparna Banerjee relives her experiences of exploring the great American melting pot
Belgium: Flanders’ Most Unexpected Must-Try Activities
Looking for experiences beyond the beers, chocolates and canals in Flanders, the northern region of Belgium? Here we enlist the 5 most Quirky experiences for that offbeat adventure enticing the curious traveler.
Bit of Africa in Australia
I have been to a few wildlife sanctuaries in Africa and India and savoured the beauty of the beasts in their own natural domain. The thrills and excitement of wildlife sightings came back to me when I recently visited the Taronga Western Plain Zoo in Dubbo, located in the central region of NSW, about 6 hours north-west of Sydney .This 300 hectare oasis of woodland and irrigated grassland is home to hundreds of animals of different species, some of which are endangered. Theyfreely wander in their self-contained hideouts without metal bars, cages and concrete slabs; clever use of lakes, moats and unobtrusive fencing separating them from visitors. This invariably creates a pseudo jungle scenario and an impression of being almost face to face with the animal world as in any wildlife reserve.
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