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Doha, the Qatari capital is a blend of timeless, hallowed Qatari traditions and fast paced modern living. The city attracts visitors by the score who come to sightsee and absorb Qatari culture, manage business and take advantage of a city that is also a shopper’s paradise. Special events like the Doha Kite Festival are also big draws. Souq Waqif is a large souq in Doha selling spices, traditional clothes and many other goods and is home to many restaurants and Shisha Cafes. There are several Souq Waqif hotels and if you want to enjoy Doha with all comforts then the Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels would be a suitable option. Kite flying is an age old tradition in the Arabian Peninsula and in Qatar this tradition goes back over a …

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Melbourne is a cultural capital of Australia and a thriving destination where the performing arts are concerned. It is also a prime locale for sporting events, since it also hosted many major events such as the Olympic Games, the Commonwealth Games and various world-cup matches. As a result of this the city is a thriving tourism destination and has many choices of accommodation, ranging from resorts to serviced apartments Melbourne CBD has to offer such as Oaks On William. The stadium finished construction in 2001, and cost a total of more than four-hundred-million Australian dollars. All of that money was arguably well spent since it is one of the most renowned entertainment venues in the world. The coliseum-style stadium boasts a retractable roof that is …

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If you have heard of Thailand you will be aware that this nation has some of the most unique and astonishing festivals in the world, such as the city-wide water-fight that is referred to as the Songkran festival. The Chumphon Marine festival is an equally incredible concept and is definitely something that should not be missed if you happen to be here during the season. There’s many a Sathorn Bangkok hotel to choose from in the nearby area such as the Anantara Sathorn Bangkok Hotel. The goal of the festival is to promote marine tourism while also carrying out some seriously eco-friendly activities in the process. One of the most incredible highlights of the 2016 festival were the sand-related art that was featuring ranging from incredibly …

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Golf in Colombo: happy golfing!

By caleb on 27th November 2015
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The island’s capital has a delightful climate for a golfer. The grass stays soft and green, nourished both by the sun and rains that take turns flirting with Sri Lanka’s capital, Colombo. There are three iconic golf courses in Sri Lanka that are equally captivating. However, as you are bound to pass through or spend some quality time in Colombo, The Royal Colombo Golf Club is a must-visit golf course located in the heart of the metropolis. The club is historically relevant much like Mount Lavinia Hotel, a beautiful hotel with an incomparable history. Both the club and the hotel re-awaken Sri Lanka’s colonial past. The Royal Colombo Golf Club is the only place that perfectly spells Golf Colombo can offer. Spend the day with …

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Bali is one of the most visited exotic islands in the far East Asia , world famous for its sandy beaches and lavish luxury , Bali has always been a prime vacation spot among tourist. Staying at a luxury hotel Bali has to offer would be the perfect start to your holiday. A bespoke hotel of such a caliber is InterContinental Bali Resort , which overlooks the Jimbaran Bay, and has well appointed rooms to offer lavish luxury to its guests. Known better as the Herbal life Bali International Triathlon, the event is scheduled to take place on the 15th of October 2015. First ran in 2007, the event has won global recognition and one of the prestigious awards under its belt is the title …

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Maldives has long been considered one of the top destinations not only for diving but for snorkelling as well, with around 70 different species of corals and more than 700 species of marine life including rare specimens like the giant Napoleon Wrasse. Ideally, the best places to snorkel would be around reefs where the terrain has features of interest like caves and cliffs and also attract a lot of marine life that feed close to the corals. No experience is required for snorkelling and most hotels will provide both equipment and training if needed. A good option to keep in mind for your next snorkelling trip is the PER AQUUM Huvafen Fushi, one of Maldives luxury hotels. The resort offers guided tours to the uninhabited …

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Sri Lankan Airlines Golf Classic Tournament is a keenly anticipated major world golf tournament held each year that attracts amateur golfers from around the world. It is considered as one of the key sports events & festivals in Sri Lanka and is an excellent opportunity for golf lovers around the world to plan their Sri Lanka holiday travel itinerary to coincide with the annual event. The tournament gives opening to all the finest amateur golfers island-wide besides players from around the world to display their talents and be greatly rewarded. The event popularly known as the Sri Lankan Golf Classic has been held each October for the past 14 years. The beautiful world renowned Victoria Golf and Country Resort situated off Kandy is the annual venue for this golf …

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The exotic isle of Maldives recently hosted its first open surfing event at Adaaran Select Hudhuranfushi, a popular Maldives island resort. The event witnessed by locals and foreigners alike was held at Lohis Point, in the Northern Atoll and was organized in collaboration with the Maldives Body Boarding Association (MBBA) and the Asian Surfing championship (ASC). Home to the best surfing waves of the Maldivian archipelago, this surfers’ paradise was an ideal location to host the event. A total of 56 competitors ranging from resident to tourist surfers showcased their talent in three categories-the Men’s open, Women’s open and BodyBoarding. Garut Widiarta, Rina Kitazawa of Japan and Gavin Botha won the first place respectively. The winner was offered a cash prize of 15,000 USD. A great initiative …

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Tipped to be the most coveted sporting events in the British calendar the grass lawn Grand Slam that is Wimbledon is no ordinary summer tennis tournament in merry old England. Holding the distinct honour of being the oldest tennis competition in the globe the Wimbledon Championships as it’s officially known is also the most prestigious tennis event of the calendar year. Often compared to the Olympics due to its rich history and grand traditions, winning a trophy at this iconic event is the dream of many a tennis player regardless of nationality and age. As the only major Grand Slam that is played on grass courts Wimbledon differs from the three other majors in the tennis year, the Australian Open, US Open and the clay …

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Football is a sport that connects communities and countries and is seen as one of the more engaging sports in the world. From the FIFA World Cup to the UEFA Champions League which sees the cream of football’s giants gather to showcase their skills, football has etched its presence as a global language that continues to draw in hordes of passionate followers. English football for that matter is held in high regard as it never fails to enthral viewers who eagerly await the dawn of every new season. The FA Cup is rated as the oldest football cup competition in the world and has seen the ‘underdog’ triumph on many an occasion over the more illustrious and rampaging teams. Evidence of this fact was revealed …

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