The Story Behind Bird’s Eye View Maps
Pictorial maps that are also known as bird’s eye view city map or map illustrations were popular in the United States from the 1920’s to 60’s These maps showed how vibrant the American culture was during those days. The pictorial maps were usually used to convince people to buy something like a tropical vacation, a version of the American dream or a bottle of bourbon. Companies used bird’s eye view maps on posters and brochures for advertising. Others were commissioned by state tourism boards and local chambers of commerce to attract visitors and businesses to the city. No matter how [...]
How Map Illustrations Support Tourism
One of the unique solutions that tourism professionals can use is a map illustration that can easily promote a travel destination. An illustrated pictorial map best describes a place through a combination of skills and creativity that shows a certain area as it looks from above. The tourist destination is visually presented using colors, style and hand-drawn images that spark interest among viewers. Depending on the purpose of tourism officials, the map illustrations can be of a smaller size or pocket size than can be handheld or it can be in folded form or a big informative board that can [...]
Reasons To Get A Dive Instructor Course In Thailand
Being a dive instructor involves a lot of responsibility as it deals with challenging activities underwater involving the lives of the students. Proper training is required before one can become a certified dive instructor. Diving enthusiasts find it easy to enrol in a dive instructor course in Thailand because diving is already their passion. They have the edge than those still learning how to dive. There are several reasons why diving fanatics want to enrol in a dive instructor course in Thailand that has now become popular. The reasons are good enough to justify why being a dive instructor is [...]
Pros And Cons Of Limestone Floor Tiles For Homes
Future homeowners often look for many different options for the flooring of their future homes. There are many natural stones like travertine, marble, and granite that are often used in creating high-quality tiles, but one popular choice are limestone floor tiles for many reasons. Before making the final decision, here are some of the pros and cons:   Pro: Affordable installation Compared to granite and marble, installing limestone floor tiles is a lot cheaper. This makes it a popular choice for those who want to achieve a natural look without spending too much.   Con: Needs Maintenance Limestone is a [...]
Tips For Magnet Fishing
Magnet fishing is an up-and-coming hobby in places like the US and the UK, where people use powerful magnets in order to catch metallic objects in the water. See, it's no secret that a lot of metal items have been disposed or forgotten in bodies of water, like rivers and the like. These can range from more mundane things like cutlery, or more interesting and, consequently, valuable things like gadgets relics, which makes magnet fishing a good way of putting your magnets in Brisbane to use. Getting started You don't really need much for getting started. Magnet fishing isn't too [...]
A Memorial To Those Who Lost Their Lives At The Thailand-Burma Railway Construction
Using primitive tools, prisoners of war and Asian labourers started the construction of a line that will connect the railway systems of Thailand and Burma during the Second World War. The Allied prisoners of war who suffered and died at ทางรถไฟสายมรณะ were laid at rest in tombstones designed in a semi circle while at Thailand’s end of the line; the men were buried at the Don Rak War Cemetery. A 415-kilometer railway known as ทางรถไฟสายมรณะwas built during the Second World War by the Imperial Japanese army to connect the railway systems of Thailand and Burma. Based on British estimates, the railway [...]
An Exhilarating Experience Awaits You At Similan Islands 
More and more people are joining Similan Island Diving because it is a great way to enjoy nature and de-stress. Many prefer scuba diving to other social activities due to the unparalleled enjoyment of being underwater with fishes. The exhilarating experience is provided in Phuket for visitors who want to try a different adventure. Similan Islands is often referred to as the rainforest of the sea because of the plethora of marine life that includeskuhl stingrays, mantra rays, eagle rays and shovelnose rays. During their exploration, some divers may actually meet different types of sharks like leopard sharks, white and [...]
Capturing The Breathtaking Images Of The Underwaters
Phuket is usually the choice of scuba divers because of the best visibility and dry weather. The diving spots in the island allow divers to relax and have a nice day while exploring the wonder gardens of colourful coral reefs and pretty marine flora and fauna. Thailand’s climate also makes it an ideal place for scuba diving in Phuket for both professional divers and newbies. It seems strange why many people are so attached to scuba diving when it carries a certain amount of risk. First of all, waves and visibility can be tricky not to mention the presence of [...]
A Tale Of Corporate Escape With Colleagues And Bosses Fighting For Oars
Very recently, my company had excelled with the completion of numerous projects of top quality. So apart from the bonuses that the office had given us, they had also arrange for adventure tours in Melbourne, more particularly kayaking adventures down the Yarra river. They had scheduled a Friday for this event so that it wouldn’t cut into our weekends, and had enlisted the help of Sea Kayak Australia to organize this corporate escape. At the beginning we were arranged into groups of 2, 4, and 6, depending on the relative strength of the people in these groups, and were given [...]
Fun Lovers Guide In Yangon, Myanmar
If you are planning to visit Yangon in Burma soon, you need to prepare your visa and travel ticket. There are many hotels in Yangon Burma to choose from as for the accommodation. The only thing left to do is to prepare an itinerary that will ensure that you will have a fun-filled holiday in the beautiful country of Burma. Here are the top places you shouldn’t miss when visiting. Shwedagon Pagoda. This is the most vital site for religious locals in not just Yangon but the entire Burma. The highest part of the pagoda reaches up to 99 meters. [...]
Unusual Bangkok Golf Course And Golf Tours Destination – The Golf Capital In Asia
Thailand, the Golf Capital of Asia, is truly a city worthy to be experienced by golfers around the world. From luxurious hotels, splendid temples, dazzling palaces, stunning shopping malls, and legendary nightlife, comes over two hundred and fifty golf courses spread across every region all over the country. Bangkok itself, the capital, have world-class championship worthy courses, so business travellers need not go far to play a decent game of golf. Any given Bangkok golf course offers a unique experience any golfer will surely look forward to repeat. Bangkok has many faces, architecturally designed to cater its many sides. The [...]
The Advantages Of Japan Ski Package
You go to snow capped mountains to enjoy the winter season and get a good boost for your health. You don’t go to a ski resort to worry about the ordinary things that can easily be settled especially when you have a Japan ski package. For instance, you don’t want to worry about what you will eat and where you will have your next meal after a long day of skiing along the slopes. What you want, perhaps, is a type of vacation where you can just enjoy skiing with your friends or loved ones, even meet new friends along [...]