Archive for February, 2011
Kenya – Karura Forest.
Nairobi, Kenya has recently opened it’s Karura forest to the public as a new tourist attraction. Already an area for picnics, additional tours and excursions will now be available. Visitors will also experience the wildlife of the forest. And the popular Karura Caves and Waterfalls. Many visitors choose a Safari Tour when visiting Kenya. This would be the perfect opportunity to experience the African Wildlife in it’s natural habitat.
Other Popular Tourist Attractions in Nairobi:
Nairobi National Park – Langata Road Nairobi Kenya.
Houses The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust which provides a safe heaven for orphan elephants and orphan rhinos.
Karen Blixen Museum - Approx 10km from Nairobi’s the city centre.
The Author of “Out of Africa” (1985 Movie). The author’s former home is now a museum, showcasing personal artefacts from Karen Blixen, the early 1900s and some memorabilia from the movie.
Nairobi’s National Museum – Museum Hill, Nairobi, Kenya.
Here you will see outdoor sculptures, Botanical Gardens, the Snake Park and many of Kenya’s historical and natural art and artefacts.
Nairobi’s Railway Museum -Station Road, Nairobi, Kenya.
Opened in 1971 and operated by Kenya Railways. The museum’s special features are three steam locomotives which are very well protected and may need prior consent to view. Other Engines dating as far back as the 1950s are also on show, some of them still operational.
If you fancy an exciting trip to Kenya, Nairobi would be a good destination to start with.
See Expedia for cheap and last minute deals or Click below for daily flights to Kenya with details of BA’s discount packages.
DisneyLand Paris Special Offers.
Right now Disneyland Paris special offers are on. I thought you’d like to know about it, especially as it’s half term this week. If you are able to travel, it wouldn’t be too much of a stretch to fly to Paris. If you are located in the UK or anywhere in Europe, it’s just a few hours away. Close enough for a few days or a long weekend trip.
Here are the details:
FREE hotel, park tickets and even transport for kids under 12 years old.! PLUS up to 20% off hotel, park tickets and even transport for the whole family!
Holiday package includes:
Hotel Accommodation including breakfast
Tickets for the 2 Disney® Parks for each day
Breakfast in your hotel
Book by 10th April 2011, for arrivals from 6th April until 7th November 2011!
Whether it’s Movies, TV Shows, cartoon characters or Theme Parks. Disney has always been among the best. Although I personally haven’t visited Disneyland Paris. I do know from friends and family that it is an amazing experience, especially for the kids. Go check out this special offer, it runs for another 7 weeks, make sure you book by 10th April 2011.
You can also check alternative routes with P&O Ferries.
Next week is half term, 21st February 2011 – 25th February 2011. The kids will be looking for fun things to do. The parents will be looking up child care arrangement. Nonetheless, The are lots of fun things to do with your kids. If you plan to travel during the half term break, the choice of destinations are countless. However I’m getting a lot of feedback on city breaks; Spain, Potugal and Euro Disney being very popular choices.
Mean while back home here in UK, there is still plenty to do, and plenty of places to go this half term. If it’s a bit of a stretch to fly abroad. Why not check the many UK Holidasy Resorts.
Half Term Travel & Events.
Cumbria Holiday Resorts in North West England Lake district.
Derbyshire Holiday Resorts in Derbyshire and the Peak District National Park.
Scottish Cottages offers self catering properties throughout Scotland, situated in all the most popular country locations.
If you’re into camping, Canvas Holidays provides self-catering accommodation to suit all budgets all over Europe including France, Spain, Italy, Croatia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Germany and Holland.
Not planning to travel, the half term period can still be alot of fun with the many activities, exhibitions and events happening. Here are a hand full of events going on next week.
Fit for a King Exhibition at Madame Tussauds.
Doctor Who Experience London.
Dinosaurs Unleashed show.
Zippos Circus – Croydon.
Zippos Circus London
Tangled at IMAX
Ice Rink at the O2.
Tower of London.
If you can’t get out with the kids to any of the above locations. There’s always some home entertainment they can enjoy. Take them to GAME as a treat they have some incredible £2.98 deals.
Photo by: Ali Taylor.
Happy Valentines Day.
It’s that time of the year when chocolates, roses and weekend trips are in full bloom. Romance is in the air. Some of the World’s most romantic Countries and cities will become crowded with visitors. Let’s not forget all the happy valentines day cards that will be sent and recieved. I’m just waiting for the post to be delivered. Don’t worry if you haven’t got a valentine. There is always is always next year.
Valentines Day Travel.
Some destinations people will for valentines are:
Venice, Paris, New York, Cancun, Hawaii,and the Caribbean.
Where ever you are, where ever you go. I’m wishing you a happy Valentines Day. Here’s hoping you are with the one you love!
Photographed by Billy Alexander.
New Museum In Rhodes.
If Europe is your destination for a holiday this year. Rhodes, Greece, could be a good option. This rings especially true for all art lovers. In addition to being a wonderful city. A newly built Museum of Modern Art has opended. It is an extension of the Art Gallery.
New Museum In Rhodes Pleases Art Lovers.
The Museum of Modern Art is a multi-storey complex. It will showcase drawings, engravings, historical documents, paintings and sculptures. It also has a café, gift shop, an educational programmes centre and a library/reading room.
In addition to the cultrual experience in Rhodes. There are many fabulous beaches and other tourist attractions. One in particular is The Colossus of Rhodes, (the statue of the Greek God Helios). World famous as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
EVENT: The Museum of Modern Art.
LOCATION: Rhodes, City Center.
OPENS: TuesdayS to Saturday, late night Fridays 5:00pm – 8:00pm.
TIMES: 8:00am – 2:00pm.
ADMISSION: €3 (eUROS).
For a closer look at Rhodes as a holiday choice. See
Lastminute.com and travelsupermarket.com for cheap package deals.
For flights see Aegean Airlines, Easyjet and Ryan Air.
Photographed by Jakob Faarvang.
The Travel Show.
The TNT Travel Show, is free travel exhibition, which has been held in London for the past seven years. It will high light a large range of destinations, festivals and events. Which may give you new travel ideas.
There will be a free internet zone, seminars, competitions any many other features. Some of the Countries featured will include Africa, Australia, eastern Europe, South America, and many other international travel destinations.
If you are unable to attend the Holiday & Travel Show in London 3rd – 6th February 2011. The TNT travel show takes place next month. If you would like to attend this event, visit the TNT Website and register for free entry as soon as you can.
The Travel Show Details:
EVENT: TNT Travel Show.
LOCATION: Earls Court, London, SW5 9TA.
DATES: 19 March 2011.
OPENS: 9:30am – 5:30pm.
ADMISSION: Free if you register now on the TNT official website.
ADMISSION: £1.00 at the door.
Photographed by simon at Wikipedia.org.