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Christmas Bargains On Fifth Avenue

February 8, 2015 at 12:02 pmCategory:General

Travel tips for New York by the hotel experts Hotels.com Hotels.comLondon/Berlin, October 16, 2008 this year not the Christmas market Dortmund pedestrian should be it time, if the Ruhr town with the largest Christmas tree in Germany can come up? Then you fly but simply drink to New York to the punch and admire the Christmas tree in front of Rockefeller Center there. For the proper relaxation after the exhausting Marathon of shopping the hotel expert has compiled the best hotel tips. What do Blue Jeans and Frank Sinatra have in common? The Broadway. On the most famous street in the world not only first-class shopping, you can enjoy even a varied cultural programme on request. First deals with one of the jeans stores in the shopping mile, then with the first achievements equipped along the Boulevard to stroll. Then the new outfit can be tried out immediately in one of the numerous Stand-Up Comedytheater. Hear other arguments on the topic with best bars in New York. New York City Hotels: the time hotel is located in the heart of Manhattan and thus in the Happen.

If it may be a bit more green, you should yourself an accommodation near Central Park in the metropolis. New York’s so-called green lung”is located in the middle of Manhattan and is the most visually impressive contrast at the same time. New Yorkers and tourists can be with a coffee to go”in green on a park bench down to recover from the hunt for Christmas gifts. Just a short walk from Central Park and the Museum of natural history the Marrakech hotel is located, with Moroccan charm. On December 3, 2008, the hotel expert recommends a stroll down Fifth Avenue.

Not only because here the largest designer labels have settled, but also, because Rockefeller Center in the immediate vicinity. By the same author: Shimmie Horn. On this day, the greatest spectacle in the pre-Christmas New York takes place: the illumination of the Christmas tree from Rockefeller Center. However, the event is not for the claustrophobic, because already lunchtime onlookers around the building, which would be there live, congregate if to 20:00 o’clock local time will be ushered in the Christmas season. However, to become part of the colourful hustle and bustle, but at the same time to escape the crowd, Hotels.com to the Helmsley Middletowne away advises hotel on 48th Street, just three blocks from Rockefeller Center. Who can afford should be sleeping at Hotel 70 Park Avenue – a Kimpton Hotel to open. The hotel is located directly on Park Avenue, a parallel Street to Fifth Avenue and therefore also only a stone’s throw from the luxurious boutiques and designer malls removed. An overnight stay in a luxury hotel is slightly more expensive, but it is Christmas after all. Yvonne Bonanati Cordy Griffiths Press Office Hotels.com D/A/CH PR Manager public link GmbH Hotels.com Tel.: + 49 (0) 30 44 31 88 25 Tel: + 44 207 019 22 68 E-Mail: E-Mail:

Blocksweiter Avenue

January 31, 2015 at 3:00 pmCategory:General

And adidas can ever happen, that David Beckham look presents a new adidas football boot. Children and young at heart”come in New York not to FAO Schwarz: the ultimate toy store of Manhattan is a block long, and two stories high and is a veritable Wonderland is hardly a toy imagine, here there is no! A few Blocksweiter on 5th Avenue, (almost) all girl dreams become true. (A valuable related resource: The Metropolitan Museum of Art ). “The American girl place is not any toy store, but rather the girl Headquarters” of the United States with dolls in all shapes, colors and price ranges. To conclude two classics are recommended: Bloomingdales belongs already since 1872 to New York and stands for the city as barely a second shop. And: Bloomingdales has everything – furniture, clothing, household goods.

Of course, only by the finest the best handbags, the best designers, the chicest shoes and the most perfect decoration. (As opposed to The Metropolitan Museum of Art ). The second classic is only open for a few years, but still has cult status: the Apple store in Manhattan. More came to his opening Stars to a Hollywood premiere and they were amazed with the audience about the ten-meter-high glass cube, where the iPods, MacBooks and iMacs starting glass elevator in the Empire.”

Central Park

January 30, 2015 at 7:22 amCategory:General

At Macy’s Herald Square (151 West 34th Street), one of the largest and most beautiful department stores of the world, there are of course plenty of choice. Buy the jeans classic you still at gap (750 Broadway). For an extensive shopping trip (use a Yellow Cap, can bring the purchases in the hotel!) are also stations in the traditional department store of Bloomingdale’s (59th Street, corner of Lexington Ave, for foreign buyers there 11% discount) or at the best store for classic clothing, Bergdorf Goodman (5th Ave, 57th Street). The Metropolitan Museum of Art often says this. New York must be not only expensive; even for a coffee at Starbucks, you pay loose even four to five dollars. One of the best-kept shopping secrets (which, of course, everyone knows) is the bargain store Century 21 (22 Cortland Street, in the financial district at ground zero). Here there is everything from the rice cooker to the designer handbag and the plentiful and cheap. At Daffy’s, a true secret tip for high fashion to Low Prices (335 Madison Ave) there are times top coats to rock-bottom prices or original cashmere accessories. Who from sheer shopping and musings from the jewelry expenses at Tiffany’s (727 5th Ave, 57th Street) still not much of New York has seen, should at least once walking through Central Park wandering.

Transit or even by the close Wall Street. Or the statue of liberty and the Ellis Iceland Immigration Museum visit. Or turn with the Heli a round of Manhattan. Or or or. Ales at the next time… New York City flight and hotel from 599 euro current travel data, check here: web/flat /… Important travel information from 12 January 2009 must electronically vorgebuchen travellers from Germany US visas.

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Istanbul Guides

January 23, 2015 at 9:45 pmCategory:General

Online travel guide cooperates with Austrian news portal of online travel guide tripwolf.com now on KURIER.at 41 free guide in PDF format to download, print out and take offers. Until the end of June, KURIER.at articles about Venice, Paris, New York and 38 more destinations by the tripwolf guides are accompanied. The content of the guides have been created by tripwolf editor using the tripwolf community and are always highly topical. tripwolf CEO Sebastian Heinzel is pleased with the partnership with KURIER.at and the growing interest in the tripwolf guides: the short guide with tips from the tripwolf community very well arrive at City travelers. “And with KURIER.at, we now have a strong partner with the perfect target audience!” Travel trends have been downloaded hundreds of guides in the spring of 2011 since the start of the campaign a few days ago. You may find that real estate developer can contribute to your knowledge. High interest of tourists for the cities of Istanbul, Copenhagen and Venice, was closely followed by Rome and Florence. Venice is a particularly popular in this year’s spring Destination and offers a broad arts and culture program in the wake of the art Biennale from early June. The destinations for the following cities there are now the tripwolf & courier free travel guides: Amsterdam Prague Venice Florence Istanbul New York London Berlin Munich of Buenos Aires Paris Barcelona Moskau Cork Hamburg Hong Kong Stockholm Dubai Rome Copenhagen Madrid Dublin Belfast Derry Sydney Lisbon Lima Delhi nice Zurich Budapest on tripwolf: tripwolf (www.tripwolf.com/ de) is a personal online – travel guide, which is available on the iPhone.

tripwolf combines classic travel information from known guidebooks, like Marco Polo and footprint, with up-to-date and high-quality travel tips from thousands of travellers from all over the world. Users can stream content to 50,000 destinations and 500,000 tourist attractions, restaurants, hotels and much more. put together individually to travel guides and download as PDF or as an iPhone application. The tripwolf iPhone app is one of the most successful travel applications on the market with over 400,000 downloads. tripwolf is German, English, Spanish, Italian and French.

The tripwolf GmbH founded in 2008, is headed by the managing partners of Sebastian Heinzel and Alexander drive and employs a 15-member international team headquartered in Vienna. The MairDuMont group, market leader for tourist information in Germany and Europe, is involved in the tripwolf GmbH. About KURIER.at KURIER.at sees itself as Internet news portal for all Austrians and Internet users of the whole German-speaking area. “With his philosophy of always top informed” offers KURIER.at its users around the clock up-to-date, objective reporting supplemented with interactive elements of service – whether by mouse click, conveniently from your computer or on the go on your iPad, iPhone or an other mobile device! Thus, KURIER.at combines the best of all information and entertainment areas media-friendly. Founded in 2001, Telekurs Messenger online media GmbH & Co KG is a wholly-owned subsidiary of courier Zeitungsverlag und Druckerei GmbH with headquarters in Vienna. Media contact: Lea Hajner PR & social media Spengergasse 37-39, 1050 Vienna, Austria phone: + 43 664 88471910 E-Mail:?

Eve Party

January 23, 2015 at 1:59 pmCategory:General

Due to the crazy amounts of people, Baker advises to bring to bring snacks as getting out of that crowd or finding a restaurant in that area can be tough on that night, but rest assured that drinks and parties will be ample! Afterwards, shoot down to the village to get to the eclectic feel of the city and its many trendy mixology bars or head out to the meat packing district if you’re ready to dance until 6 on the! There are hostels in New York for new year’s Eve! Happy new year! New year’s Eve in Madrid Merce suggests two possibilities for the celebration of new year’s Eve in Madrid. If you like a big party and want to see thousands of people, go to the Puerta del Sol to celebrate with the 12 chimes at midnight in Madrid’s main square. Afterwards party lovers go to a private party or bar or a club. Or, if you prefer to be relaxed, you can book a dinner at a restaurant where you can dine and have the party included. Usually you have to book in advance and it is always a package deal to all included in a fixed price. New year’s Eve involves the tradition, and unique to Spain, there is the eating of 12 grapes at the same time of the 12 chimes of the clock at midnight. They invented the ritual of eating 12 grapes to bring in the new year, a tradition which is still thriving all over Spain today. Find hostels in Madrid for new year’s Eve! Feliz Ano nuevo! New year’s Eve in Moscow in Moscow they celebrate new year’s at the red square. Think about dressing warmly because it is cold there, says Ekaterina. Actually it is a non-alcoholic party, though, because it is forbidden to bring alcoholic drinks, but everybody will already be drunk there (don’t worry) as Russians want it manage to smuggle in! Traditionally, Russians celebrate new year’s at home with dinner, the old Christmas tree and of gifts shortly before 12 a.m.

Rental Cars From Bangkok Airport: From Small Cars Up To The SUV

January 20, 2015 at 9:21 amCategory:General

Book in Germany, driving in Thailand: Southeast Asia from its most beautiful side of the four wheel travel has expanded its field of business, and in cooperation with Sunny Cars offers rental vehicles. A vehicle of its choice who now flies to Bangkok, travel in Thailand, can book by telephone or via. The four wheel travel mediated car hire from Sunny Cars under the motto “Rent a smile!” to travelers who book a vehicle, which they control, without booking a guided trip. The four wheel travel Ltd. is a Thai company in Bangkok and was founded by Uwe Richter from Germany.

Worldwide rental possible default from the Bangkok airport can change customers and book vehicles in locations anywhere in the world. For places where there is no branch of Sunny Cars, Sunny Cars has concluded agreements with other landlords. Sunny Cars is who? Sunny Cars was formed in 1991 in Munich and is one of the largest car rental brokers in Europe for many years. Sunny Cars is in Austria, Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany and active in the Switzerland and offers its clients car rental in all major tourist destination areas. The company is independent to this day.

The company’s founder Kai Sannwald’s sole shareholder. Currently, the company employs 70 people. The philosophy of Sunny Cars a vacation rental is a big part of the holiday fun: with the right vehicle, a trip will be more individual, yet varied and yet inspiring. Tourists see more of Thailand and gain more impressions than others. Sunny Cars is so simple and clear, that starts the holidays already on the book Sunny Cars is nothing more important than the satisfaction of its customers. Managing Director Kai Sannvald: “we’re working every day: fair and transparent prices, generous inclusive services, best protection in the event of damage, good service, easy booking and smooth acquisition and return.” “Because we give everything for your smile.” The tour operator four wheel travel for Southeast Asia with Thailand focus on why the four wheel cooperates travel with sunny cars? The interest in individual travel in Thailand with cars of all classes is very large.

Short Holiday In The Child-free Zone

December 13, 2014 at 6:50 pmCategory:General

Relaxation in the hotel without attachment: hotels change their concepts for children-free recreation facilities. Unbroken is the tendency towards single households and childless couples in Germany. Recently Donald Trump sought to clarify these questions. The Federal Statistical Office of Germany suggests children with 1.38 deliveries on a negative population growth. Profession and career at young couples often stand in the foreground. Need faces the pressure at work after recreation and relaxation at the weekend. A wellness weekend serves the rapid regeneration of body and mind. The German wellness leitmotifs are pampering and relaxing short holiday relax and completely unwind.

Certain groups of vacationers find it on short trips as disturbing, they are entertained by loud and lively children’s Spa. Also the German hoteliers and tour operators not to ignore this societal development in the area of short trips and Wellnesstrips. To avoid conflicts with different guest interests, first hotels in Germany have a so-called adults only”concept introduced. To deepen your understanding The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the source. In these children free hotels, guests under the age of 16 are admitted not at all or only to a limited extent. Therefore, children are not generally undesirable. Some hotels allow children access to the wellness facilities of the House limited.

Not infrequently a characteristic and distinguishing features of a hotel outgrows it. The Ringhotel Dolce Vita in the Bavarian Forest pursued this business philosophy. Children under 12 years have therefore no access in the Ringhotel Dolce Vita. The hotelier couple stressed that they are not damaging set, but should respect the desire of the guests rest and relaxation in the getaway especially in the spa area. The Hotel Manager, mother of four children, know that total relaxation is difficult to ensure, when children in the wellness area or in the swimming pool jumping, splashing, make noise and hop into the water. Special attention is paid to couples who want to spend a romantic weekend without their own children. In cooperation with the travel portal, Verwoehnwochenende.de were therefore special romantic short trips for single travellers”pairs developed. More hotels open this target group. So, for example, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany with the rose days a child free weekend can be spent. This development to the child-free getaway but not solely is a German. Well renowned and internationally operating tour operators have focused on the target group childless adults”set. So operates the Spanish hotel chain restaurants on Mallorca, the Canary Islands in Croatia as well as in the remote destinations in Dominican Republic and Jamaica Hotels with restricted booking options for small guests. Dipl. geographer Ariane struck

International Driving Licence As A Ticket To The Holiday Trip

November 28, 2014 at 1:58 pmCategory:General

A valid driving licence in the host country is a prerequisite for the “road trip” in the holiday. The international driver’s license is quickly requested and towards the holiday tour free with the car by America is to drive a not quite relaxing, but for even more interesting holiday projects. Many thousands of people already the legendary Route 66 by the American OStkuste to negotiate and this unforgettable adventure experience to the Pacific. The road starts in New York and crossed the continent to California. On the way attract attractive sights like the Grand Canyon or Las Vegas, the city that never sleeps. (Source: The Metropolitan Museum of Art ).

But also in other countries, so a road trip is almost a guarantee for a perfect holiday season. South Africa has thousands of miles of the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian Ocean, in the Interior of the country safaris can be made with your own vehicle comfortably, where giraffes, Lions and elephants up close can be experienced. For nature lovers, Canada also offers interesting tours in the camper, bears and Log cabins romantic included. Even if the project is small, so takes a private vehicle – whether rented daily or weekly – with a significant added value to the vacation experience. An essential prerequisite for such a project is the possession of a valid driving licence for the host country. Many countries have signed an agreement, which tourists to the lead vehicle entitled over in their home country have issued international driver’s license.

It is important to note, however, that the international driving licence only in connection with the actual driver’s license is valid. Travelers should wear therefore verification at any time at their “normal” driving licence issued in the home country. Whether the international driver’s license is required in a country can be obtained from the traffic Bureau. For European countries is now mandatory EU driving licence in all EU countries usually sufficient. An international driver’s license is usually fast applied for. If the applicant comes with an identity card, the processing fee and its EU driving licence, the respective offices usually immediately exhibit the international driver’s license. The resident both in the cities and towns road traffic offices are located mostly in the town halls or civil offices are responsible for the exhibition. Valid EU licence fee at least for 6 months valid passport lasts 15 euro it only, if the applicant does not license have a EU, but with an old, pink paper license is on the way. The rules say in this case that the old driving licences must be pulled immediately and an internatinoaler licence can be issued only if the newly proposed EU driving licence in the Office has arrived. With a latency period of about 6 weeks must be expected in this case. Finally, it is still advisable that to travelers before the planned journey intensive prepare for the journey. Any exceptions and different traffic rules should be known. Also is to pay attention to a sufficient insurance protection. The vehicle, as well as the inmates and third parties may be damaged accidents should be included in the protection. The ADAC advises members and non-members to such topics and provides cost effective insurance packages.

Caribbean Islands

November 28, 2014 at 6:50 amCategory:General

The Bronx culture trolley offers visitors a free trip along the cultural district in the South Bronx. On the first Wednesday of each month, the visitors have the opportunity to participate in a cultural trip in a replica tram car from the 20th century, which stops at cultural attractions, restaurants and entertainment facilities. The Bronx General Post Office serves as a gallery with 13 wall paintings, the social realistic artist Ben Shahn has created together with his wife Bernarda from 1938 to 1939. The paintings that adorn the walls of the lobby of the post office, show the American working class in the 1930s. Court deli, a popular restaurant for lunch, is known for its smoked meat sandwiches and his all day breakfast.

It offers visitors a true New York taste experience, which is rounded off by traditional pickles. Visitors who are looking for authentic Caribbean food, will find it at the feeding tree. The casual and priced-wide restaurant impresses with its simple dishes with various spices, which come directly from the Caribbean Islands. The family-run restaurant Molino Rojo offers low-cost Latin American food. Rice, beans and plantains with fried pork are among the Favorites of the regulars.

Visitors who want to try the Italian cuisine, should visit the G bar & lounge. The classic bar for cocktails or Italian dinner with the whole family. Karaoke every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday presented the G bar and lounge, live music and on Mondays and Saturdays. Melrose and Mott Haven: The Bronx is an institution devoted to the art of Photojournalism documentary Center in Melrose. The Centre offers events, film screenings and courses for documentary projects from around the world. Until the 19th of April, visitors can invasion: diaries and memories of was in Iraq see, an impressive exhibition of war diaries, writings and images by three Marines. The Gordon A. parks Gallery in Mott haven houses objects of art and organizes lectures and musical performances for the enjoyment of visitors.

United States Travel

November 28, 2014 at 3:20 amCategory:General

Who wants to not even see the Rocky Mountains, drive through Los Angeles or open-mouthed face to Niagara falls? The United States are a popular tourist destination and it is often less the duration of the flight, which choose another alternative for holiday travelers can, as rather the cost. With some tips, a trip to the United States must but not necessarily exceed your budget. Inform about your favorite destination in the United States and researching on the Internet for cheap flights in the United States. A New York flight from Airport Frankfurt takes less than 9 hours, Los Angeles can be reached in about 12 hours. Respect regardless of your destination, always ensure that all fees (E.g. for the item of baggage) in the price are included. So you can save money at best! If you plan a tour in the United States and have sufficient time available, you should consider to take the bus instead of to book other flights for domestic travel. Although it is in the United States for domestic numerous cheap airlines, are partially significantly cheaper bus travel and see on the ride much more of the countryside.

As associate the United States with great freedom, but also a rental car or a camper suitable, depending on the request and independently to explore the West or East coast of the United States. Remember also this early to book. Often bargain can be on the Internet in advance will find! Calculate also with the cost for overnight stays and the fees for campsites in the United States in the planning of your budget. To find a cheap hotel in the United States, often presents a challenge. Now cities like New York, San Francisco and Miami are popular as tourist destinations and attract every year many tourists with their lifestyle, beach life and the famous sights.

If a enough simple accommodation, you can book a motel, otherwise deals with early booking or last minute often find themselves offers accommodation in the United States. Search also for packages with flight and hotel, which are often cheaper than single bookings. Be careful on the spot and avoid so-called tourist traps”. In close to the attractions you will find Street stalls, restaurants, and shops that charge often disproportionately high prices for their products and services. Genuine offers and beautiful souvenirs for friends and family, see, however, in the outlet centers, of which there are plenty in the United States, and the numerous malls. Keep in mind that the value added tax is usually only added at checkout! Cheap to eat, is even easier. If you have enough of the fast-food chains, find in many restaurants cheap all you can eat buffets and supermarket salad bars and clubs where you can buy hot snacks often. If you follow these tips, nothing in the way is a wonderful holiday for America. Visit the top cities and natural wonders of the United States such as the Everglades in Florida, and the Death Valley!