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Europe is an expensive holiday destination. Everyone dreams of visiting Europe but their budget may not allow them. However, there are places in Europe, especially the Eastern side, where you get to experience the culture of Europe and can spend an enjoyable time there.
One great place to visit is Dubrovnik in Croatia. The place may be cheap to visit but the sandy beaches and sunny days will rival any of the famed beach destinations of the world. Plus you get to see the charming side of Europe with cobbled streets and charming quaint houses.
Another name to remember is Krakow in Poland. You get to have the place all to yourselves. Tourists are yet to discover it. So walk through the small town and enjoy the unspoiled environment and relax at the many cafes dotted throughout the area.
Kosice in Slovakia is another good choice. Hardly touched by tourists, it retains the charm of Europe and is affordable for everyone.
Ujung Kulon is one of the most famous Indonesia’s National Park. Located in the south-western tip of west java on the Sunda shelf where the area also covers Peninsula and some islands and encompasses the natural reserve of Krakatoa – a well known active volcano in the world. This park that located in Ujung Kulon, Pandeglang disctrict – Banten Province was establish and declared as National Park in 1992 by UNESCO World Heritage Site for protecting the endangered Javan Rhinoceros and wild bull or banteng in Indonesian language.
This park is very famous with its natural beauty and geological interest hence many researchers from worldwide come to visit this park particularly for the study of inland volcanoes. Beside of that, this area contains the largest remaining area of lowland rainforests in the Java island and has so many species of plants and animals.
Ujung Kulon which is means “West Point” in english, possesses a very exceptional profile of Indonesia’s wilderness from land forested mountain ranges to the coral seas. What makes this park even more remarkable is the park remains a pristine haven of its nature in Java island, the most densely populated area in Indonesia.
The park covers area 120,551 hectares that are divided into 78,214 hectares of land and 44,337 hectares of surrounding reefs and sea. The land area can be roughly divided into three areas: the island of Panaitan to the north west, the triangular shaped Peninsula, and the Honje Mountain Range to the east of the Peninsula’s Isthmus.
This national park has tropical maritime climate, some degrees cooler than inland areas of Java island and averagely produces an annual rainfall of approximately 3250mili meters. The temperature range between 25° to 30° degree Celsius with the humidity level averagely vary from 80% to 90%.
Between April to October are the drier months, during this period there are long periods of fine, calm weather with occasional spells of overcast skies, rain and rougher seas.
Spain is a huge country that offers numerous activities for tourists. With a landmass of more or less 500,000 square kilometers, every tourist who comes to discover the beauty of Spain will never run out of things to do.
One of the things that every tourist should not miss in Spain is to visit Granada. From there, The Alhambra, a fortified palace built by the Moors, can be found. It offers an amazing view and architecture that every tourist will appreciate. In fact, the Alhamba is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
On the other hand, it is a must to visit the city of Toledo, another UNESCO World Heritage. Located at the south region of Madrid, the city gives a beautiful overlooking view of the River Tagus. The city of Toledo has structures that displayed Christian, Moorish, and Jewish influences.
When it comes to festivals, Spain is known worldwide for having a very colorful way of celebrating fiestas. The processions in Spain are religious however tourists will be amazed on how Spanish celebrate their fiesta – with a party till dawn! The cities of Malaga and Alicante are home to Spain’s famous festivals like La Féria de Malaga and St Johns Bonfires Festival.