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Monthly Archives: September 2018

Santiago – A Chilean Capital Known For Its Dynamics & Versatility

things to do in SantiagoSantiago is a home to several events that showcases the Chilean culture at its best. In addition, the city also hosts many international festivals related to color, flavor and sound. The Chilean capital has many tourist attractions and the diversity of the city shines through its contrasting surround areas. If you are planning a visit here, explore the streets of the city to discover best of original art galleries, handcrafted markets and designer stores. There are a series of bars, restaurants and cafes.

  • Buin Zoo

For animal lovers, this zoo is an ideal spot as its one of the popular tourist attractions. It has many attractions that suit all age groups. The Buin Marine Show is the famous shows hosted here and one needs to buy a separate ticket. The ticket includes 2 sea lions and 2 penguins. The show is full of fun and excitement and the children will indeed love it. The zoo is divided into regions and showcases animals belonging to each region. The greatest attraction is the pygmy hippos.  

  • Central Barrios Walking Tour

There is no denying that walking tours are fun. They don’t cost you a penny and this walking tour takes you to Bellavista, Bellas Artes, Lastarria Begin and Centro. It is a great tour as you get to explore the city without on your own and there are churches and museums you can visit on your way. There are best of food options if you wish to stop over for lunch.

This is one of the most attractive buildings which cover the whole city block. The building is done up in the neoclassical pattern and was opened in 1805 for the first time. It has a modern art gallery which is built underneath the lawn. A walk around the building is something one should not, as the view is spectacular from all sides. The incredible architecture during the walk is simply breathtaking. So, turn your head and look around to well explore the city.

If You Are A Horse Lover, Visit Lexington Once

I am a horse lover and so when I heard about Lexington, I made up my mind that soon I am going to visit the city to check its horse farms, museums, etc. And then I came to the city, it is completely astonishing to be here. The city is known for horse farms and racetracks and it is all for the right reasons. During my visit to the place I explored every corner of the city and returned after complete satisfaction.

Some of the places that attracted me most in the city were

It is the horse farm working and it is also an educational theme park. The park has a huge number of horses belongs to different breads. You can see here some rare horse breeds as well. The park host many shows and special events to show horses every year.

  • Keeneland Association Inc.

This is the Keeneland Racecourse and the place has the facility of Thoroughbred horse racing and horses are also sold here. It conducts three sales in a year. In September yearling sale is organized, in November breeding stock sale is organized and in January all ages sale are organized.

  • Horse country

If your desire to explore the world of horse does not end here, then you can head to Horse Country. This is also an awesome place. I loved this place a lot. Here you will get connected to the horses and will have the freedom to spend time with them. The tour to horse country can be pre-booked online. And pre-booking has many other benefits.

The places where I visited during my trip to Lexington and that attracted me a lot are American Saddlebred Museum, Shillito Park, and Triangle Park.

Keene, New Hampshire – A Charming Downtown For Everyone

Keene is indeed a lovely town and one can visit this city anytime of the year. When you take a tour, enjoy some of the quintessential New England town’s restaurants, stores, and other amenities. The best part is you find them all situated right on the Main Street. The charming downtown Main Street also has movie theatres of retro style and many more. The candy store, pizza joints and antique shops are the top attractions for tourists here.

Central Square

Central Square has a fair resemblance of New England’s downtown district and there is everything you want, be it restaurants, clothing stores, coffee shops, handmade craft shops, bike shops and many more. The downtown is an ideal place if you wish to explore the square. There is a beautiful park here and all in all it’s a vibrant spot one should visit.

Colonial Theatre

Colonial theatre is an old refurbished building which offers comfortable seating for people of all age groups. I have personally enjoyed their concerts, comedy shows, plays, movies and much more. It’s a fun place with an elegant decor and if you are in Keene, this theatre will thoroughly entertain you.

Cheshire Rail Trail

If you like adventure, the rail trail is an ideal place as you can enjoy hiking or simply walk while you enjoy the scenic beauty. There are wonderful wildflowers that you cannot stop admiring. Along the way, one can hear the sound of excursion planes from the airport and also capture railroad remnants, concrete pads and an old post box.

Horatio Colony Museum

When I visited this museum for the first time, I was pleasantly surprised as it’s so well maintained and preserved. It is informative and many tourists across the world visit this museum as the tour guides have clear information about every little fact and the same is explained to visitors.

Erie, Pennsylvania – Welcome To The City Of Beaches, Lakes And Trails

Are you planning a trip to Erie and want to know more about the place before landing there? Well, it is good to keep yourself informed about the place you are going to visit, especially when the trip is for a short duration. I have been to place before and I think my experience will help in planning your tour more fun filled.

Erie is a city in Pennsylvania and it is located adjacent to Lake Erie. Thus, the city has plenty of lakes, trails and beaches and all of them have a mesmerizing beauty. A simple walk on the roadside will give you so much pleasure when you are here. However, there are certain places present in Erie that you should never miss visiting. These are Presque Isle State Park, Erie Maritime Museum.

The other places you can visit in Erie are

  • Flagship Niagara League

This place is has every worth visiting and will give you some fresh air breath. This USS Niagara is also known by the name US Brig Niagara. This is snow brig with wooden hull. It is wonderful to have a look of it.

This is the park where you can enjoy plenty of water activities. The park is just the name, in reality it is the complete recreational place. You will plenty of things to do here. We thoroughly enjoyed swimming in fresh water, hiking, bird watching, boating here. If you are travelling alone, then do not worry about companionship, you will find here many likeminded people.

  • Bicentennial Tower

This is another wonderful place in Erie and you should not miss it. This is basically an observation tower. If you have not visited any before, then don’t miss the opportunity. My experience was spectacular. The tower gives Eric Lake panoramic view, which is breathtaking.