Archive | September, 2013

Classic Paris Tourist Sights

Paris has long since been a popular tourist destination for its culture, fashion, art and food. With some of the most amazing monuments in the world all clustered around the city centre, it is easy to see why people continually travel to the city of lights. Here are some of the classic tourist attractions that draw so many people to the city every year.

Disneyland Paris
Disneyland Paris (photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

Eiffel Tower

All around the world, you will find plenty of monuments and buildings that have been named after great monarchs, generals and businessmen. It is very rare to find such an iconic landmark that is named after the architect who built it. Continue Reading

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Golfing In Dubai

Dubai is one of the wonders of the Middle East, offering everything from soaring skyscrapers and luxury hotels through to some of the best shopping you will find anywhere. However, one of the areas where Dubai really comes into its own is golf. Although it is set in the desert, it has some of the world’s best golf courses, along with luxurious surrounding residences – offering a year-round golf experience.

Golfing in Dubai
Golfing in Dubai Image source: http://www.jumeirahgolfestates.com/

One of the best is Jumeirah Golf Estates, which has two stunning championship courses named Earth and Fire. Designed by Greg Norman, these courses are challenging par 72 monsters, with the Earth course coming in at an astonishing 7,675 yards. As you imagine on a desert course, deep bunkers line the fairways, placing the emphasis on both accuracy and length. The elevated greens increase the challenge, often adding an extra club to approach shots. The Earth course is also home to the DP World Tour Championship – a testament to its world-class status. Continue Reading

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