Skiing in Abu Dhabi

Sand and water skiing are popular pastime activities in Abu Dhabi. The tall sand dunes in the city provide excellent ski slopes and with many tour operators offering this activity, any visitor to the city can easily experience its excitement. Water skiing in the city is just as delightful with the clear waters of the Persian Gulf presenting the ideal site for snorkelling and diving. Those on the lookout for Abu Dhabi hotels, can stay at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara. Situated in the legendary Liwa Desert, it is among the most favoured Abu Dhabi luxury hotels .

Mae Kok River Cruise

Mae Kok River Cruise offers a pleasant cruising experience along the Mae Kok River. This spectacular excursion passes sections of dense jungle and occasionally various tribal villages. It is a great way to experience the natural beauty of this part of Thailand. When choosing among the Chiang Rai hotels, one should consider a popular option such as Anantara Golden Triangle, Thailand, which is renowned for being among the most elegant Chiang Rai resorts.

Lahu Village

Located in Northern Thailand, Lahu Village is home to the indigenous Lahu people, who are one of the world’s most culturally diverse ethnic minority groups. Whilst their religious practices range from Christianity to Animism, dress code ranges from traditional hand-woven cloaks to T-shirts and jeans. Those in the region visiting this village can choose one of the Chiang Rai hotels for their accommodation needs. A gem among all Chiang Rai resorts is Anantara Golden Triangle, Thailand.

Snorkelling in Maldives, always delightful

The enthralling underwater life and scenery of the reefs bordering the islands of the Maldives make an ideal environment for snorkelers. Part of the appeal of snorkelling is that it may be enjoyed by all visitors, including non-swimmers, children and the elderly. The opportunity to experience the magical underwater sights of the Maldives should not be missed.

To enjoy the pleasures of the Maldives visitors should base themselves at a fine Maldives resort. In this regard the Anantara Veli, Maldives has established a firm reputation as one of the superior Maldives boutique resorts.

Surfing in Maldives, an enthusiast’s dream

The Maldives has in recent times acquired a firm reputation as an ideal surfing location. This is unsurprising when considering the glisteningly clear waters and ideal wave conditions the islands are blessed with. The islands are also relatively uncrowded, meaning that it is possible to enjoy surfing in comparative privacy. Specialist companies provide the opportunity to undertake boat trips lasting several days which enable surfing enthusiasts to experience different surfing locations. For the traveller considering Maldives boutique resorts a special place goes to Anantara Veli, Maldives, a superb Maldives resort which always satisfies the expectations of its guests.

Climbing Up The Enchanting Tiger Cave in Krabi

Known locally as ‘Wat Tham Seua’, Tiger Cave is situated near Krabi Town and is part of a complex that is used as a temple. Set amidst a jungle area, this fascinating attraction features a 1,272 step climb up a limestone tower where one can view a ‘footprint of the Buddha’ as well as breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding area. One of the best Krabi resorts, Anantara Si Kao, Thailand offers travellers a sanctuary by the sea in which to work, play and explore this stunning coastal area of Thailand. Offering contemporary accommodation, this Krabi resort hotel has its own spa as well as providing an ideal venue for meetings, a family holiday or beach wedding.


Among many travellers worldwide, the Maldives is the holiday destination of choice. Situated in the warm, inviting waters of the Indian Ocean, the country is a geographical wonder. The islands are made up of coral reefs that grew around volcanoes that had gone extinct. While it has over a thousand islands in its domain, only about 200 are habitable. Each island is unique but the one thing they all have in common is their breathtaking beauty. The sandy white beaches, the shimmering blue waters and the friendly locals have all contributed to Maldives being hailed as a paradise on Earth.

At times it may seem as if the entire Maldivian tourism industry is centred around the ocean. After all, the beach is the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate. The salty air and the sound of waves help make a soothing atmosphere that will help tourists forget their troubles. As for those looking forward to a more action filled vacation, there are plenty of activities around the beach to satisfy even the most seasoned of adventure seekers.

Parasailing is arguably the most popular and exciting water sport available in the Maldives. The recreational activity involves a person who is attached to a specially designed parachute and then towed behind a fast moving vehicle (usually a boat). Tourists are usually given the option of taking off and landing from the beach or from the boat while at sea. Some of the more powerful crafts are able to keep two or three people airborne at the same time and is a terrific activity for couples. There are few sights on the planet that can compete with the bird’s eye view of Maldives afforded by parasailing and everyone who visits here should try it at least once.

In addition to parasailing, tourists can also go deep sea diving, jet skiing, surfing and snorkelling. There are numerous places that offer excellent services. To keep things simple, travellers can choose a Maldives island resort that provides these facilities. The Anantara Veli, Maldives is highly rated among Maldives boutique resorts and has the facilities for many water sports. The hotel also has a very good spa, giving guests the best of both worlds.

AJ Hackett Bungy

Also known as the city of volcanoes, Auckland is one of the most beautiful places in the world which is blessed with magnificent beaches and breathtaking mountains. Auckland is also the largest city which belongs to New Zealand and is one of the most financially developed regions of the country. Mt Eden is the tallest volcanic mountain located in the city which attracts visitors from across the world. The National Maritime Museum and the Oedipus Rex Gallery is a couple of other regularly frequented tourist attractions in the city. St Mary’s Church of Auckland is an architectural masterpiece which too deserves a look if you’re in the vicinity.

Anyone who has traveled to Auckland is familiar with the Auckland Bridge and the gorgeous views you are able to enjoy while on top of it. But have you ever wondered what those scenes would look like form on top of the railing that runs along the border of the bridge? What would the view be like if you were not actually on the bridge but on your way down to the watery surface at the bottom of it? Spectacular!

The exhilarating sensation of plunging down at break neck speeds with just a Bungy cord at your rescue is exactly what you could experience when you book a jump with AJ Hackett. The well trained professionals will see to it that safety comes first by using state of the art Bungy equipment which has been tested under actual jump conditions. This is certainly one adrenaline pumping experience which you absolutely do not want to miss out on while in Auckland.

Copthorne Hotel Auckland Harbour City is an ideal hotel in Auckland which offers easy access to many of the city’s tourist attractions and has a number of dining options where guests can enjoy various mouthwatering local dished. This flagship Auckland hotel also has a list of amenities which prove useful to the modern traveller.

Diving in the Maldives

Surrounded by the clear blue waters of the Indian Ocean, the Maldives is an ideal destination for diving. Apart from discovering the myriad of colourful and fascinating species of fish that frequent these waters, diving also gives one a chance to explore the country’s coral reefs as well as underwater caves and caverns. Maldives luxury hotels offer ideal accommodation options for those looking to experience only the very best in facilities and services when on holiday. Located on a tropical island paradise, Anantara Dhigu, Maldives is a luxury Maldives resort which also has its own diving centre that offers both training and diving safaris.

Snorkelling in the Maldives

Blessed with rich marine biodiversity, the Maldives offers some of the best snorkelling on the planet. This family friendly activity gives you the chance to explore the colourful coral reefs that surround the islands as well as to come into contact with some of the over 700 different fish and marine species found here. Underwater inhabitants include sweetlips, fusiliers, rays, dogtooth tunas, octopuses and even sharks. Offering the very best in accommodation and service, Maldives luxury hotels are ideal for those looking to live it up when on holiday. A luxury Maldives resort, Anantara Dhigu, Maldives is one such option which also provides snorkelling tours.