Saturday, May 31, 2014

Under This Tree In Cuba, There’s A Secret World. Enter At Your Own Risk

Cuba has a secret for people. And it’s hidden under this tree. Take a photographic walk and discover what it is.

1. A stone path 10 minutes from the city of Trinidad, Cuba, begins your journey to a magical place.
2. Make a turn and you’ll see unkempt grass and a dirt road. Keep walking.
3. Up ahead, there’s a normal looking tree. But walk up there and get a closer look.
4. Right below the tree is an entrace marked “Disco Ayala”. A simple club? Maybe not.
5. Walk down these stairs…
6. Even further down…
7. You begin to see what makes the club so special.
8. The layout, the structure, all utilize the natural cave formations.
9. You’ll find a bar with Cuban drinks: mojito, cervez and Cuba libres.
10. Don’t expect to spend the night sitting down. You won’t want to.
11. Because this main dance floor awaits you.
12. If you need a quieter place, head up to the two smaller dance floors up behind the DJ booth.
13. Here’s a look at one of the smaller dance floors. During the day, natural light that floods the cave.
14. Natural cave formations over the years gives the Disco Ayala its unique character.
15. Disco Ayala opened more than 30 years ago.
16. With all the people, it warms up in there quite quickly.
17. Another view of the dance floor.
18. Come at 1 A.M. and enjoy the club shows including men eating broken glass, acrobatics, walking on fire and moving tables with their teeth.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

The Amazement Of A Young Girl When The Train Arrives

Looking at the world through the eyes of a child is certainly very exciting: for her third birthday, Madeline has received as a present the chance to take a ride on the train. Her irresistible expressions of wonder are the demonstration of a dream come true!

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Our new 'Roof Retreat' - New York

In the middle of busy Chelsea, New York is a spectacular private garden atop a duplex penthouse loft.
Found available at City Centre Retreat from August 2014, this property has a key-locked elevator that opens directly to this loft level, large skylights and windows and spacious areas for entertaining. A grand staircase leads up to the master bedroom with its own bath and private terrace.







Tuesday, May 27, 2014

10 most expensive cities in the world

In a recently developed ECA International Japan dominates the list of the ten most expensive cities in the world. Listed, in addition to Tokyo, are the cities of Nagoya (No. 3), Yokohama (No. 5) and Kobe (9).Brought to you by the best travel blog.

N. 1: Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo, although the index of consumer prices in the territory has been falling since 2009, according to data from Statistics Bureau of Japan, the city remains the most expensive. ECA International (although accommodation costs are not included in this investigation), estimates that the average monthly rent for an apartment with two bedrooms in Tokyo in September stood at $ 4,352.
A small part of Tokyo-Japan

N. 2: Oslo, Norway

Norway‘s capital, is home to the Oslo Stock Exchange. An important center for commerce, navigation, and finance.
Oslo for many years has ranked among the most expensive cities in the world, which is not surprising if a quick lunch costs about $ 45 and a dozen eggs $ 8.50.

N. 3: Nagoya, Japan

Nagoya, as reported by the U.S. Commercial Service, is one of the first industrial and technological centres of Japan. Also well-known for its high quality of life and business at competitive prices. Nagoya, unlike the other major Japanese cities was not significantly affected by the global economic downturn, and thus has maintained its growth.
Nagoya Castle

N. 4: Stavanger, Norway

Stavanger, before 1960, was a fishing community. It became a great city of Norway, after the discovery of oil in the North Sea. Today Norway is a major exporter of oil, and the greatest oil company, Statoil, is located in the region of Stavanger. Stavanger is often called the “oil capital of Norway,” the opportunities it offers have attracted many workers from other lands.

N. 5: Yokohama, Japan

Yokohama, Japan’s second largest city after Tokyo, is easily reached by train from the capital. The port city is home to over 300 IT companies, and has a platform for growth in biotechnology. Yokohama has nine very important businesses, exporting many cars and auto parts.

N. 6: Zurich, Switzerland

The financial sector is an important part of Zurich. The city is home to the Swiss Stock Exchange and companies like Credit Suisse and Swiss Re. Mercer (the leading global provider of consulting in Investment in Human Resources and Consulting) in 2010 referred to Zurich as the world’s second best city for quality of life.
Unfortunately, not always a high standard is also economic: Zurich, is among the ten most expensive cities in the world, and jumped from No. 10 last year, to No. 6 in 2011.

N. 7: Luanda, Angola

Luanda, ECA International’s ranking in 2009 was named as the most expensive city in the world. Last year it dropped to third place due to the depreciation of the kwanza, and this year it has slipped to No. 7.
Luanda Bay
Luanda, although it has a high poverty rate, remains one of the most expensive cities. Workers from abroad, find it very difficult to maintain living standards comparable to those of their countries of origin.

N. 8: Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva is a truly global city and the home of many international organizations like the United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross. Geneva, has major areas of banking, government, technology, which attract many professionals, as well as tourists. Mercer in 2010, included it in third place among the best city in the world for quality of life.
Geneva Lake

N. 9: Kobe, Japan

Kobe is one of the busiest ports in Japan. It has a production of household appliances, food, and transportation.
The city offers many types of cuisine, although it is best known for its Kobe beef, expensive and high quality.

N. 10: Berne, Switzerland

Berne, the capital of Switzerland, is the center of the Swiss Government, industry and mechanical industry of precision, as well as a center of production of watches (brand such as Rolex, Longines, Swatch, Rado), and technology used in the field and medical informatics.

Monday, May 26, 2014

Beautiful Cities Around The World

We present you some of the beautiful cities around the world.  These cities look more beautiful at night. These are great cities to visit in the holidays.