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Travel Guide to Commonwealth games in Delhi 2010

Going for Commonwealth Game in Delhi in 2010? Below is the short guide of popular hotel, travel tips to Delhi and recommended sightseeing and excursion in Delhi for your Commonwealth game which commenced from 3 October to 14 October.

 As there will be people around the world coming to Delhi for the games, it is better to book hotel as early as possible. If you are lucky, you might even get hotel deals and promotion for the popular hotels in Delhi (sometimes it can be quite a bargain). As making calls to overseas might be expensive, it is recommended to use phone card or calling card to make the calls.

 Popular Luxury Hotels in Delhi:

Taj Palace (5 star)

Taj Palace Hotel New Delhi (www.discountworldhotel.com)

Oberoi Hotel (5 star)

Oberoi Hotel New Delhi (www.discountworldhotel.com)

Orchid Hotel (5 star)

Orchid Hotel New Delhi (www.discountworldhotel.com)

Imperial Hotel (5 star)

Imperial Hotel New Delhi (www.discountworldhotel.com)

Crowne Plaza Hotel New Delhi (5 star)

Crowne Plaza Hotel New Delhi (www.discountworldhotel.com)

 For budget hunter, below are the top favourite budget hotels:

Hotel Pearl Plaza New Delhi (2 star)

Hotel Pearl Plaza New Delhi (www.discountworldhotel.com)

Bajaj Indian Home Stay New Delhi (3 star)

Bajaj Indian Home Stay New Delhi (www.discountworldhotel.com)

Shanti Home (4 star)

Shanti Home New Delhi (www.discountworldhotel.com)

Hotel Delhi City Centre New Delhi (2 star)

Hotel Delhi City Centre New Delhi (www.discountworldhotel.com)

Raunak Plaza Hotel New Delhi (3 star)

Raunak Plaza Hotel New Delhi (www.discountworldhotel.com)

Hotel Star Paradise (3 star)

Hotel Star Paradise New Delhi (www.discountworldhotel.com)

 Where to go and what to see in Delhi:

– Humayun’s Tomb (old Delhi) – famous landmark of Delhi with amazing architect and is declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site

Humayun Tomb@ flickr.com by eenar_6

– Jami Masjid (old Delhi) – India oldest Masjid with amazing view

– Lodi Gardens – tranquil retreat from city

@ flickr.com by Dave 'Coconuts' Kleinschmidt

– Qutab Minar – The first monument build by Muslim ruler in India and the world tallest brick miranet

– Fabindia – retail shop selling handicraft made in rural India

– Crafts Museum – collection of many varieties of Indian handicrafts and making of the crafts itself from the expert

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Tips for Single Traveller

Travelling alone can be very fun. You can do anything that you like at any time and also travel to any where that you like and no one will budge you! However being a single traveller also has the disadvantage; more expensive and safety concern.

Check out online for hotel deals or cheap hotel for travelling accommodation. There are many travel deals that can save you lots. Using phone card and calling card can also save your calls. If you can travel anytime, booking in last minute might save you even more.

sands turtle beach resort Gold Coast (www.discountworldhotel.com)

There are some tips below that are very helpful for single travellers:

15 Tips:

Tips 1 :A lot of planning is the key to make travelling fun! If you have a few places that you want to travel at the same time, then Yes, it might take lots of your time, but its worth it to make it.  It will surely to make your travelling easier and save your travelling time and make you feel more confident during travel

 Tips 2: If you choose to travel and explore alone; not with tours then transportation is an important aspect. You have to check the cost of transportation (you will use that a lot) especially if you catch taxi and travel in the country that you do not understand the language. If you found out the cost of the taxi is much more expensive than the one you research from, change the taxi. Check your destination route properly before you travel.

 

Tips 3:  Once you have found hotel deals for your accommodation, it is important to check out the check in time, so that you do not check in too early or too late.

Hotel Cass Chicago Illinois (www.discountworldhotel.com)

Tips 4 :Use your sixth sense, go with your feeling when travelling solo

 

Tips 5 :Always bring your first aid pack (pain killer, hand sanitizers, bandages, food poisoning medicine etc). Pack your first aid pack depend on your country destination. If you travel for eco tourism area in mangrove, you might want to bring insect ointment as well. Once again, do your research in advance

 

Tips 6 :Keep your passport and other identification of yourself in different place, in case you get lost. Always make multiple copies of your identifications and have a copy of each of your bag and luggage.

 

Tips 7: It is better to travel to the places that are crowded, particularly night time. Ask the staff in hotel about local places that you ought to avoid

Tips 8:Travel confidently, it will send away the bad guys.

 

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Travel tips for Backpackers

As I entered the still, cold water, my mind focused on the sudden freezing sensation that ran through my body. My waist was now underwater, then my shoulders, finally my head. I sunk deeper and deeper, yet I was still breathing. The flaming sun high above was shining at its most, and I could see clearly beyond my mask. My teeth were biting on the breathing apparatus and with the marine pressure, breathing seemed too easy. As I went further below, I discovered one by one the splendors of the ocean. Never had I seen such stunning beauty.

@ flickr.com

The crystal azure water reflected perfectly the sun light during sun holidays I could see the white beams slithering on the sand which then seemed alive. The dark seaweeds and the twisted rocks covered with the most wonderful varieties of coral made this moment almost magical. And then, in this amazing stage, the show had just begun, as a mass of diverse colorful fishes paraded not too far away from me. I had never see so many different species of fish at the same time in the ocean.

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