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Tazumal, El Salvador

Tazumal, El Salvador

The land of the lakes and volcanoes, has a hidden gem for historians and archaeologists in the form of the Mayan ruin, Tazumal is part of the larger archaeological zone of Chalchuapa. Tazumal in English means ‘the place where people are burnt’. Not surprisingly then, we can find tombs, pyramids and temples at this Mayan(…)

Lago de Coatepeque, El Salvador

Lago de Coatepeque, El Salvador

The breathtaking view of the turquoise blue lake Coatepeque ensconced in the eastern arms of the Lago de Coatepeque, a volcanic caldera in El Salvador, is reward enough for the geology classes that you suffered through in school. At an altitude of 745 meters above sea level, this geological wonder has a piece of Mayan(…)

Gyeongju Tourist Attractions

Gyeongju Tourist Attractions

Gyeongju, also referred to as the “City of the Ancients”, is best known for its historic remains that depict the famous Korean Buddhist art. The entire city is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Travelers visiting this historic city are in for a treat of over a thousand years of stunningly preserved monuments(…)

Jeju Island Attractions

Jeju Island Attractions

Jeju Island or Jeju-do is a popular vacation destination for both resident Koreans and visitors to the country. This volcanic island in the south-west of South Korea attracts tourists for its pristine beaches, stunning highland landscape, and distinctive culture. It has recently, in 2011, received the recognition for being one of the New Seven Wonders(…)

San Salvador, El Salvador

San Salvador, El Salvador

The second biggest city in Central America and the capital of El Salvador, San Salvador, is also one of the oldest. Surprisingly, though, the architecture of the city betrays no signs of its age. The series of earthquakes that hit San Salvador over the centuries, has forced El Salvador to rebuild itself from time to(…)

Manila Tourist Attractions

Manila Tourist Attractions

Some say chaotic, others say jocund, Manila – the capital of the Philippines, with the historical legacy of Intramuros is a place that leaves its visitors astound. This often belittled city is quite confusing due to the absence of a determinable center. Yet, it abounds in various types of attractions that have fascinated tourists and(…)

Estadio Cuscatlan, El Salvador

Estadio Cuscatlan, El Salvador

El Salvador will never disappoint a soccer fan. Estadio Cuscatlan, the biggest stadium in Central America, is located in San Salvador. El Salvador also has another football stadium named after the footballer J M Gonzalez. The stadium is referred to as Coloso de Monserrat or the Monumental Stadium Cuscatlan, obviously owing to its huge size.(…)

El Boqueron National Park, El Salvador

El Boqueron National Park, El Salvador

The El Boqueron National Park in El Salvador sits atop the San Salvador volcano. With ornamental tropical flowers like ‘cartuchos’, hydrangeas, begonias and wild ‘sultanas’, the park is a wonderful travelers’ spot. Travelers coming to San Salvador, visit this park wooed by its main attraction, El Boqueron. Literally translated, El Boqueron means ‘wide mouth’. It(…)

Seoraksan National Park, South Korea

Seoraksan National Park, South Korea

Spread across 398.539 square kilometers, the Seoraksan National Park features the mighty Mount Seoraksan (also known as Mt. Sorak) with ridges, peaks, valleys, waterfalls, flora, fauna, and a number of historical structures. This mountain is part of the Taebaek mountain range in the eastern part of South Korea. Its natural sights make it one of(…)

Changdeokgung Palace, Seoul

Changdeokgung Palace, Seoul

A two-and-a-half-hour guided tour around the Changdeokgung Palace and its Secret Garden is a beloved sightseeing attraction for every tourist visiting Seoul, South Korea. This over-600-year-old royal establishment has gone through tumultuous times, but has never lost its essence despite the restoration performed on a few of its parts. It is no wonder that UNESCO(…)

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