One Thousand Thank Yous!

  I am very happy, and surprised to have reached a thousand followers. I did not realise how many people out there would be interested in my blog! Congratulations on getting 1,000 total follows on Ultimatetravel! Your current tally is 1,002. A big thank you to everybody who liked my posts, and made such encouraging comments!... Continue Reading →

The Warming Orange Glow!

The stunning Bavarian capital of Munich is situated in southern Germany. The city has numerous museums, and centuries old buildings.  The city is known for its annual Oktoberfest celebration and its beer halls, including the famed Hofbräuhaus, founded in 1589. In the old town, central Marienplatz contains landmarks such as the Neo-Gothic Neues Rathaus (town hall),... Continue Reading →

Christmas in Kazakhstan!

Almaty is the largest metropolis in Kazakhstan, and is set in the foothills of the Trans-Ili Alatau mountains. It was formerly the capital, but lost it's title to Astana.     A while ago, I was in search of place to spend Christmas and Almaty seemed the place to be. Where modern Almaty is located, it... Continue Reading →

Mad for Madrid

The stunning city of Madrid is the capital of Spain. The city centre is surrounded by elegant boulevards, and well manicured parks. In addition to its modern side,  it has preserved the look and feel of many of its historic neighborhoods and streets.   The main shopping area and tourist attractions start at C/Alcala and runs... Continue Reading →

Heavenly Butterflies!

Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park is a veritable secret paradise where butterflies actually dance nonchalantly in clumps of fern amidst scented beautiful flowers and flowering vines.   This is the largest butterfly garden in the world spanning over 80,000 sq ft of landscaped garden with over 5,000 live butterflies, exotic plants, butterfly-host plants and ferns Other... Continue Reading →

Wild and Alive!

The Bird Park is a popular tourist attraction in Malaysia, receiving an annual average of 200,000 visitors. It is located adjacent to the Lake Gardens. The Bird Park houses more than 3000 birds representing more than 200 species in an enclosed aviary. 90% are local birds and 10% were imported from overseas.   Kuala Lumpur Bird... Continue Reading →

Twinkling Towers

Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia. The city skyline is dominated by the famous Petronas Towers. The Petronas Twin Towers, are a pair of glass-and-steel-clad skyscrapers with Islamic motifs.     Petronas Twin Towers were once the tallest buildings in the world. Now the world’s tallest twin structures, the 88-storey buildings were designed by Cesar... Continue Reading →

Ghostly Gathering: Costumes On Parade!

Ages ago I was invited to Halloween party, and I was looking through my pictures and found some amazing photos of the party. Halloween, or Hallowe'en, also known as Allhalloween, All Hallows' Eve, or All Saints' Eve, is a celebration observed in a number of countries on the 31st October, the eve of the Western Christian... Continue Reading →

Going Coconuts!

Natal is the capital city of Rio Grande do Norte in the northeast of Brazil. It's known for its extensive coastal sand dunes. The beaches and dunes are beautiful, and the sky is very blue. The place where all the dunes are located is called Genipabu. Natal won't appeal to you too much if you seek out... Continue Reading →

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