Monthly Archives: June 2014

Flamboyance or Tranquillity- Phuket has it All!

Phuket, the largest island in the country of Thailand, is equipped with all the wonders, both natural and man-made, that beckon tourists from far and wide. With its numerous beaches and plethora of entertainment options, Phuket is revered as one of the liveliest tourist destinations of all times. From the solitary to the adventurous, from the youth to the elderly, from the conservatives to the outrageously radical- Phuket can please one and all and compel them to book tickets for an authentic Thai experience.

Patong Beach

Patong-BeachThis is where the merry-making takes place. Patong Beach, with its wide array of shopping centres, markets, spas and restaurants, attracts tourists of all kinds. Tourists arriving by flights to the country are immediately struck by the frivolity of the infamous “sin city”. The night-life of Phuket does not lack the hullabaloo of the daytime; on the contrary, the moonlit skies awaken the vivacity of the city even more.

Mai Khao Beach

If the busiest beach failed to attract your attention, try the longest one this time. The Mai Khao Beach, which is a part of the Sirinath National Park, is one of the most deserted beaches of Thailand. If you are planning to book your tickets to Thailand for a quiet and undisturbed beach holiday, Mai Khao is the best bet for you. Those who are enthusiastic about nature and wildlife would be delighted to see the rare species of Olive Ridley Turtles, as they use the secluded areas of Mai Khao for propagation.

Surin Beach

Surin-BeachThe Surin Beach is a coveted place for foodies as the long stretches of white sands teem with an array of food stalls. As the ocean breeze rustles the sinewy limbs of the Casuarinas, it carries the aroma of delicious sea food with which it is certain to make any person realise the long-subdued hunger pangs. The cuisines on offer include dishes like Masaman Curry, which is savoured by tourists and locals alike.

Owing to these amazing experiences, the mesmeric island of Phuket is often seen on the itineraries of tourists who book flights to Thailand.

Gauteng Motor Show 2014 – A Perfect Place to get Your Adrenaline Pumping in Johannesburg

It all started in 2004 when, for the first time, Zwartkops Raceway was choosen as the venue for this event. And since then, due to its ever-growing popularity the motor show has been a prime centre of attraction among the holidaymakers who book tickets on flights to Johannesburg. Sometime later it was acquired by the Thebe Reed Exhibitions and now it has become a part of it. There is a host of facilities and amenities provided for the visitors that ensure a comfortable trip. Those who are booking tickets on flights to Johannesburg should definitely give this motor show a visit.


The Gauteng Motor Show 2014 starts from 25 July (Friday) and will continue till 27 July (Sunday). On 25th, the programme is scheduled from 04 pm to 09 pm. On 26th and 27th July, it will be from 09 am to 09 pm.


For the first time, the renowned Rock Raceway in Brakpan is going to be the venue. The raceway in itself is very popular and a great place to visit.

What is in it for You

People who are blocking tickets to Johannesburg to be a part of this amazing motor show are guaranteed to have an adrenaline pumping experience here. There are many activities organized for tourists and all of them are simply great. If you ever wondered how it feels to be in a car that’s drifting like it does on the race track, try the ‘Drift Suicide Rides’. The widely trained professionals will make the experience simply one of the best parts of your trip. ‘Quatro Bungy’ is a great option for people who are booking tickets to Johannesburg for family holiday with kids who can have a fun experience. And it is not just for the children; in fact, whoever loves bungee can go ahead. Stuntriderz is another thrilling activity that offers an experience and thrill of being a stunt rider. The organisers ensure that the activities are safe and for that they take all the safety measures.

Budweiser Made in America Festival: An Enthralling Musical Feast

Energetic, pulsating and bursting with an exhilarating ambience, the USA is home to some of the most popular holiday destinations throughout the globe. Paired with these exotic locations is the marvellous range of musical events that are easy on ears. One such event that is sure to overwhelm music lovers is Budweiser Made in America Festival to be held from August 30th – 31st, 2014.

This annual music festival is ranked as one of the most popular music festivals of USA setting holidaymakers on a mad quest to grab flights tickets to the country. The carnival is organized in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania however, this year it is also going to take place in Los Angeles, California simultaneously. This amazing festival is sponsored by Anheuser–Busch and produced by Live Nation some of the popular names in the United States. The event features some of the most spellbinding performances at different stages that host live music from a fine assortment of genres including Rock, Hip Hop, Pop, EDM and R&B. The major line-ups of the event in Philadelphia include Kanye West, Kings of Leon, The National, City and Color, Gareth Emery, The Neighborhood and many more. What is more, the concert goers can choose from three unique stages that include merchandise tents, a specialized food truck area and a bevy of beer gardens.

Furthermore, travellers visiting Budweiser Made in America Festival are advised to use public transportation to wander around the city. Also, late-night services will also be extended on select Regional Rail lines. They can also consider visiting the nearby attractions like Fairmount and Spring Garden that offer some authentic dining options and energetic nightlife.

Grahamstown National Arts Festival, South Africa is Back to Satiate the Yearnings of Artistic Souls

The Grahamstown National Arts Festival to be held from July 3rd – 13th, 2014 is Africa’s largest and most colourful cultural event that offers a wonderful representation of both indigenous and imported talent. Grab your flights tickets to Africa and treat yourself to a world of arts, crafts and utter entertainment.

The famous Grahamstown National Arts Festival is one of the most popular cultural events of Africa and owes its genesis to the National Arts Festival team. Every year the population of city doubles up for 11 days as holidaymakers from different parts of the world flock for this grand celebration. This is the time when every hall in the region becomes a theatre, sports fields and parks turn into flea markets and most importantly, the normal looking quite streets turn electrifying and mad with merrymakers all over.

The festival features over 500 shows from different genres including opera, drama, cabaret, jazz, comics and folk music organized across the entire city. The magnitude of the carnival can be envisaged from the fact that it lures performing groups from all over the globe, which also include street performances, buskers and live performances amongst a host of other entertaining affairs. Moreover, the fest will also be featuring an Annual Film Fest that is going to showcase some of the most thought-provoking films in the world.

Different festivals that will be a part of this gala event include Children’s Festival, SpiritFest, ThinkFest, WordFest, Jazz Festival, Film Festival and Fingo Festival. Apart from music and theatre activities, art lovers who are already holidaying in Africa or planning to reserve last minute air tickets on flights to the city may also pamper themselves with wonderful shopping scene and shop to their heart’s content with ample of clothing, woven rugs, handmade jewellery and customized telephones. Travellers are advised to make advance booking of the entry tickets.

Lincoln Centre Out of Doors Portrays Cultural Richness of the USA

New York’s three-weeks premier music, dance and spoken words event is just around the corner and it is perfect time for each and every merrymaker to scour the web to grab last minute deals on flights tickets for the USA. This amazing gala event promises a gratifying trip down the wonderful musical and dancing alleys. The world renowned carnival is all set to take place starting July 20th – August 10th, 2014 in the Lincoln Centre, a marvellous complex of buildings in the neighbourhood of Manhattan, New York.

The return of Lincoln Centre Out of Doors festival; one of the upcoming cultural events of the USA, assures the visitors a superb chance to plunge into celebrated dance performances and musical talent for free, under the beautiful open skies. This year the carnival will be celebrating its 44th season and will bring a lot more diversity from the past seasons. The event is scheduled to kicks off from 20th July with a spellbinding memorial concert for Pete and Toshi Seeger that will be featuring the Chapin Sisters and Dar Williams, Peter Yarrow along with José González teaming up with yMusic. Another exciting performance of the days-long festival is Larry Harlow’s Hommy: A Latin Opera to be performed for the first time in 40 years on July 23rd.

Moreover, Jazz lovers taking air tickets aboard flights to New York can get themselves pleased with a myriad of performances that include A Sacred Steel Love Supreme to be held on August 8th and the Campbell Brothers’, celebration of the 50th anniversary of John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme. Fans can also get their fill of Amel Larrieux on July 30th and Roberta Flack and Davell Crawford on July 26th. Further, to serve your belly, Restaurant Associates has come up with a fantastic Street Food BBQ program for Damrosch Park. Visitors can just halt by the Street Food BBQ stand for some tantalizing snacks and meals especially designed for eating with bare hands. Some finest drinks including wines and cocktails are also available for consumption within Damrosch Park.

Top 4 Budget Yet Quality Hotels in Las Vegas That Are Worth Every Penny Spent

Accommodation is the first thing that comes to our mind no matter where we go for a holiday and Las Vegas is no exception. Many people who book flights tickets to Las Vegas are under impression that it does not have anything called ‘budget’ due to its reputation of having some of the best hotels in the world and its extravagant lifestyle. Well, they say that there is always a way and those who are looking for a budget accommodation in Vegas and not sure what hotels to choose from, here is the way. Just a quick look at four of the hotels that serve the purpose of an accommodation and that too without putting a hole in your wallet!

Circus Circus Hotel & Casino Las Vegas

Casino-Las-VegasNo, it is not a spelling mistake. Circus appears two times in the name of this unique property. This is one of the best hotels that offer an overall comfort at affordable prices.  Situated in Las Vegas Strip, Circus Circus Hotel features a fine collection of rooms and suites with modern décor and contemporary amenities. The West Tower is admired for its comfort and value for money.

Americas Best Value Inn Las Vegas

Just a stone’s throw away from MGM grand, Americas Best Value Inn Las Vegas is your best bet if you are looking for a plain room without unnecessary embellishment. The hotel does offer internet and other contemporary services paired with great hospitality. It also features COCOS Restaurant that is open 24/7.


World class casino, multi cuisine dining, a wide array of entertainment options, amazing spa services – Tropicana has everything it takes to make a hotel perfect for sojourn. And what can get better than having all these amenities just few steps away from your well chosen budget room.

Monte Carlo Resort Casino

Monte-Carlo-Resort-CasinoThe award winning service of Monte Carlo is available at budget prices. Whether it is the world class dining or the plethora of entertainment options, the hotel never fails to impress its visitors. This property justly tick the boxes of those who are blocking tickets aboard flights to Vegas and looking for an ideal budge hotel.

Get Ready to Rock with Entertainment at Glastonbury Festival, Somerset!!

Stage is set in Somerset, South West England for music lovers to be a part of Glastonbury Festival, one of the most popular music festivals in the UK. Not only music, this decades old event is also creating a buzz among holidaymakers with its extensive menu which comprises of various forms of performing arts such as comedy, theatre, dance, cabaret and circus. Michael Eavis organized the first ever Glastonbury Festival in 1970. Today, this five-day event entices hordes of performing arts lovers to buy tickets and enjoy the performances of world renowned bands and musicians. Let’s take a look at few details of this festival which is scheduled to takes place from 25th to 29th June at Worthy Farm, Pilton in Somerset.


There are several stages where musicians will perform to keep up the momentum of this effervescent fiesta.  Lovers of rock music who have already booked flights to the UK can ill afford to miss out enjoying the performances of most popular rock bands such as Metallica and Kasabian that are going to set the (Pyramid) stage on fire on 28th and 29th June respectively. Besides Pyramid Stage, there are several other stages where numerous bands of varied genres will allure musos looking for a mixed bag of music. Other artists or bands that have made people purchase tickets for this festival are Dolly Parton, Nitin Sawhney and Robert Plant!

Other Entertainment

Glastonbury Festival by  Peter Burgess / CC BY

Glastonbury Festival by Peter Burgess / CC BY

If you want to relive your childhood with circus acts, Circus Big Top and Outside Circus Stage are sections where you should head to! On the other hand, theatre and dance lovers cannot afford to stay away from Astrolabe Theatre, The Summer House and Sensation Seekers Stage. Poetry&Words is sure to tickles the fancies of creative souls. Kidz Field is one of those sections that encourage family travellers to spend a day out at Worthy Farm. Kidz Field features Little Kidz Area, Prof Panic’s Puppet Theatre and Storytellers Tent.

Marina Bay Sands Explicates the Extravagant Facet of Singapore!!

Singapore Hop-On Hop-Off Night Tour with Singapore River Cruise

Singapore Hop-On Hop-Off Night Tour with Singapore River Cruise

Premier entertainment destination, Marina Bay Sands is a marvellous tourist attraction that triggers the sale of air tickets to Singapore. Located in the Marina Bay waterfront, this luxury destination brims with vibrant diversity of attractions and facilities which assure whale of a time to merrymakers boarding flights to Singapore. Marina Bay Sands, much close to Gardens by the Bay has been successful in seamlessly blending leisure and business into a singular destination unlike any other place in the entire world. The property features almost everything from accommodation, entertainment and dinning to museum, and makes for a key component of perfect Singapore holiday. Here’s a quick rundown on Marina Bay Sands!

Sands SkyPark


The central and most highlighted attraction of Marina Bay Sands is Sands SkyPark that offers 360-degree spellbinding view of Singapore’s amazing skyline. This famous attraction caps the three stunning 55-storey towers of the property, which feature 2,561 luxury rooms and suites. The SkyPark even houses a 150-metre vanishing edge pool, plush restaurants, gardens and the world’s largest cantilever boasting a spectacular observation deck. SkyPark offers an amazing dining scene which includes local celebrity chef restaurants such as Sky on 57 by Justin Quek, KU DÉ TA, and The Club, an executive club lounge at Marina Bay Sands.


The expensive property hosts a wide plethora of events and festivals that keep the place bustling with international tourists, round the year. The events include theatre acts, musical nights, concerts, spiritual shows, educational programs and much more. Esplanade Theatres on the Bay, not very different from Sydney’s Opera House, is one of the most prominent choices amongst holidaymakers boarding flights bound for Singapore. It organizes opera, dance, classical concerts and similar entertainment programs, every day. Further, Singapore Flyer is a renowned tourist trap of Marina Bay Sands that stands 150 meters tall, just like London Eye!



Also a part of this world renowned property is Art Science Museum, a perfect heaven for science, art and fiction lovers. The museum is built in a large area of land and features state-of-the-art amenities that make it one of the most advanced museums in the entire world. This amazing piece of land even makes for an integrated resort that provides luxury accommodation to the privileged guests. It regularly hosts international travelling exhibitions that include Genghis Khan: the Exhibition, Van Gogh Alive, Shipwrecked: Tang Treasures and Monsoon Winds, and Dalí: Mind of a Genius.

Malaysia Mega Sale Carnival: Traveller’s Perk and Shopper’s Delight


There are numerous reasons to book tickets for a Malaysian holiday, but none can be better than the ongoing festive spirit that graces the nation with its joy and gaiety. Malaysia has attained the prestigious position of being one of the top 10 “most visited” places in the world. And the events and celebrations which enliven the nation add to its popularity in a significant way. Other than offering a taste of a rich culture, infused with diversities and enriched with hospitality, Malaysia is also known as one of the most coveted “shopper’s paradise”.

Malaysia Mega Sale Carnival is among the most popular shopping fiestas in the country. The event is hosted three times a year and the large number of shopping enthusiasts arriving on flights to Malaysia speaks volumes about the popularity of the destination during the event. The 2014 Carnival will commence on the 28th of June and will last until the 1st of September, with malls, retail chains of luxury and affordable brands across Malaysia offering rock bottom prices. This is a blissful time for all kinds of shoppers as they can indulge in their shopping sprees with a much coveted sense of “buyer’s satisfaction” as a plethora of products are available on lucrative prices. The discounts that are on offer go up to 70% and make the shoppers go insanely indulgent.

Many shopaholics who do not wish to miss the opportunity of splurging on a wide array of the most extravagant brands and merchandise ensure they book their flights in advance for the event. Since the tickets are readily available, a shopper’s dream is only a booking away, post which a joyous experience awaits.

The Malaysia Mega Sale Carnival boosts the tourism of the nation as it brings together hordes of people from far and wide to indulge in a common, yet enthralling, pursuit of some of the best exhibits in the world of apparel and fashion. The nation dons an even more hospitable outlook by reducing the charges (duties) in order to ensure that the visitors depart with not just their valuable purchases but also with their invaluable smiles!

Top 3 Places First Time Travellers Must Not Miss in Christchurch, New Zealand

Christchurch is blessed with an ever charming natural beauty. From its breathtakingly beautiful views of snow-capped mountains to serene lakes and lush green parks, the city never fails to draw the attention of the visitors who book tickets to New Zealand for a perfect holiday. There are a number of places to watch in this wonderful city but if you are first time traveller and not sure where to head first, start with these.

Christchurch Botanic Gardens

Christchurch Botanic Gardens

Christchurch Botanic Gardens

If a garden is more than 140 years old, it is obvious that it has a lot to offer. It all started by planting an oak tree somewhere in 1863. The garden has been adding number of plants species from all around the world ever since. Today, Christchurch Botanic Garden takes pride in having one of the finest collections of exotic as well as native plants in New Zealand. Do not forget to visit the potager and herb garden.

Lake Pukaki

Lake Pukaki - New Zealand

Lake Pukaki – New Zealand

The crystal clear turquoise blue waters and the snow tipped mountains of Mount Cook National Park is enough to give visitors a view that will make them forget everything else! Just a 45 minutes drive from Mount Cook Village takes you here. Lake Pukaki is one of the three alpine lake that flow north-south, it is the largest among them. The picturesque view of the lake and the lush greenery around is a must-enjoy for anyone who is in Christchurch for first time!

Banks Peninsula

A place of volcanic origin, Banks Peninsula is one of the most scenic places in New Zealand. Those who are booking tickets on flights to Christchurch for the first time should certainly visit this place. Spectacular views of bays and beaches, rich birdlife and many other charms make this place simply magnificent. There are some really great beaches that are perfect for picnicking in this area.

ChristchurchBest Time to Visit Christchurch

Christchurch is perfect for touring all year round but it still doesn’t hurt if anyone devotes time for understanding New Zealand climate. It is cold in June, July and August but not too cold to ruin the vacation. It totally depends on your preference whether it is summer that excites you or you like winter more. Every season, the city shows a different colour.