The land of a thousand extremes. Where one finds pure beauty in many colors, thousands of temples for over 300,000 gods of various religions, mosques and churches. Where poverty is just as abundant as immeasurable wealth. A world of a thousand and one nights and also a land of modernity. Where many films are produced in Bolliwood's Dream Factory, which deals with love and passion.
You will find state-of-the-art technology in the cities, but you will also find yourself in the Middle Ages when you leave the beaten path and visit the villages.
And you can get to know a completely different India: beaches of superlatives in Goa and along the coast of the south.
Not to forget one of the biggest attractions: the Taj Mahal, the tomb of an Indian princess. It was built for the love of white marble and thousands of jewels and semi-precious stones.
If you love the food of the country, you will enjoy a variety of curry dishes. The smells of the spices are unmistakable.
Who does not know the movie: Anna and the King-the King of Siam.
But Thailand is more than just a movie set.
Who likes to dive is right here. There are beautiful reefs to discover and a great variety of marine life. There are beautiful wide beaches as far as the eye can see.
In addition, it is also to discover the interior of the country with all its splendor, the many attractions, the thousands of Buddha statues, the floating markets, the ancient temples. And nothing is more relaxing than visiting a temple with his orange-robed monks.
Famous is the Thai cuisine with its thousand spices. Thailand is always worth a visit.
The metropolis lies directly on the Persian Gulf and convinces with its own dynamics, with its charm and the many contrasts. There is not only the highest building in the world to discover, the Burj Khalifa with 828 meters, which is located in Downtown Dubai, and the famous Burj al Arab, the sail-shaped luxury hotel and at the same time the landmark of the city with at least 452 meters, but there is also the opportunity to shop in the Dubai Mall and in the Mall of the Emirates. Shopping here means shopping of a different kind. In the malls there are not only shops, but countless cafes, ice rinks, a huge pool of sharks and rays and the unforgettable Dubai Fountains with the evening water show. Those who love it more oriental can go to old Dubai on the spice and gold bazaar.
What you should not miss is a jeep safari in the desert, the visit of the Mushrif National Park, the old AlFahidiFort and the other countless sights. Recreation can be found on the countless beaches.
Dubai is also a paradise for gourmets and better eaters. Nowhere else can you find better cuisine from Orient and Occident paired with international dishes.
What is Greece? Souvlaki, ouzo, sirtaki and joie de vivre.
And thousands of islands with their own characters. Depending on the island you can discover white beaches hidden in small bays, long dream beaches suitable for parties, but you should not spend the whole day on the beach. Because here you can find the high culture of the Hellenes, which still shapes modern Greece today. So go to Crete to the temple of Knossos or the Pantheon on the Acropolis, the sanctuary of Delphi and the ruins of Olympia. Islands like Santorini are already very interesting in their history - because was not even the legendary Atlantis here?
If you like sport, you can go hiking and climbing on some islands and relax in the famous olive groves.
A huge continent with 53 states and 1001 languages. And every country has its own character. Whether the modern and old South Africa with its luxury hotels, the Tafel recover, the White-shark diving on the Cape in the Indian Ocean or on to Lesotho with the Drakens mountains and the grave of Harry Potter, the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, the great Lake Malawi in Malawi, the Kilimanjaru in Kenya - you can experience and discover everything. Let's not forget the famous national parks that can be visited on this great continent. And where you can have encounters of the third kind with the BIG FIVE - the rhino, the lion, the giraffe, the elephant and the leopard. But the people there should not be forgotten either. In some villages you can still find the old traditions such. B. in the Zulus. If you want to do sports, the worlds of diving, biking, rafting and, above all, mountaineering are wide open. Africa - a continent that you should not visit only once!
- Always worth a trip ..... And who once tasted of the Nile, will not let go!
Egypt is from its 5000 years old past. From Pharaohs, Romans, the Greek-Hellenistic rulers, then the Christianity-emerged from the high Copt and then came to Islam 1300 years ago. All this also shapes human Egypt, it can not be embarrassed. No country on earth has such an ancient and diverse cultural past to offer as this land on the Nile. And so you will still find new antiquities.
Those who travel there will not only spend their holidays on the beach. They will also get to know and love the stunning underwater world of the Red Sea. One can do everything from the Nile Cruise to all sorts of antiquity excursions, in the vast country and on the Sinai is possible to book. And it is worthwhile to also make steps in the desert. Either on the back of a camel of the old caravan route or by jeep on a visit to a Bedouin village.
Whether as a backpacker, with a rental car or in a tour group - a round trip is definitely worth a visit to Mexico and a must. Mexico is everything: colorful as the clothing of the locals, spicy as the sauces, intoxicating as the tequila and much more. From the dream beaches to the volcanic highlands you can discover everything here in addition to the old culture. There are numerous attractions such as the pyramids and temples of the ancient Maya, but also the bustling city of Mexico with its traditions & attractions. As a diver you will get your money's worth here, if you settle on Cozumel and dive the famous coral reefs there. Other sports such as rafting, surfing or cycling can also be enjoyed. Another thing you should not forget is the Mexican cuisine. I can only say: Taco ole!
1200 islands in 26 major atolls, which one should you take? Here you can choose between super-small islands to relax and the slightly larger islands - depending on your taste. Maldives is called scuba diving. White beaches and crystal clear, turquoise waters invite you to jump in. You can do that. The snorkeling equipment is available at the diving station. Here also diving tours to the multi-faceted coral reefs are offered. If you ask for other activities, then you can also book canoeing or windsurfing. Some of the islands also offer spa facilities. If you are not too far away from the main island of Male, then it is definitely recommended.
However you would like to discover China - whether as a long-term student, train, cruise ship or even on your own - this country is always worth the trip. Not only does it offer countless fascinating sites such as the legacy of the Imperial Dynasties, the ancient temples and the Terracotta Army in Xian and the Great Wall of China, it also offers unique natural landscapes such as the Rainbow Mountains, the Yangtze Scenery, the bizarre landscape of Guilin. On the other hand, China is a modern country, which can be seen in Hong Kong and Shanghai. Modern and old traditions meet here, as you will be able to see small temples and pagodas next to futuristic glass buildings.