A stay in the luxury hotels at Amsterdam offers a magical experience which makes every tourist fall in love with this beautiful city. This romantic city at night is a place to reckon as the lights in the bridges create a magical glow in the canals and the sight of the lovers strolling on the cobbled pathways of the hotels is a heavenly sight!

A hotel that is a synonym for luxury, excellent service and bearing the title as the biggest five star hotel in Amsterdam is none other than the famous NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky. More than a hotel this is an institution or a landmark as it was built a century ago. This hotel bears the name of its owner a polish tailor, named Wilhelm Krasnapolski.

The ambience of the hotel is such that we feel like we are going through a time machine: straight from the hustle and bustle of the modern city into an oasis of peaceful calm and a luxury which bears no ostentation. This royal mirage faces the Queens palace and has 468 suites which are all warm and welcoming.

The cuisine offered satiates the palate of the tourists of all nationalities as there are three restaurants. They are the French Reflet, offering the best French cuisines, Bedouin Shibli , for those guests who enjoy oriental cuisine ,and the Japanese Edo and Kyo Winter Garden, catering to the taste of the Japanese guests. The summer garden and the beautiful winter garden is a haven for the guests as they have an extensive spread of breakfast buffet.

NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky has to its credit 468 rooms, which is a spectacular number by any standards! The Tower suite, the junior suites and the 36 apartments makes this hotel a city in itself. The conference hall or the congress center can easily accommodate more than 2000 guests. Therefore, this hotel at Amsterdam is a hot favorite among the business executives as well as for those rich tourists who live in the lap of luxury.

Crowne Plaza Hotel in Amsterdam is located near the city centre and moving around is not a big issue because there is efficient transport system which includes the train, bikes, taxis and buses. They have embraced modern technology in its designs and fittings. They have meeting rooms that can accommodate more than 200 guests with state of the art conference facilities. The hotel offers valet service, high speed internet, laundry service, fitness center with sauna for you to relax after a busy day visiting the city or business meetings. The staffs are competent and high trained to meet international standards; they also have knowledge of various languages like French, English, Dutch, and Arabic.

December 4, 2016

Visitors to Zoo Atlanta will find plenty of fun family activities going on at the zoo this fall. Guests may enjoy a family festival, special animal encounters, overnight zoo events, and Boo at the Zoo. They should be sure to stop by and check out some of the zoos newest babies that were born in late summer. There are two new golden lion tamarins, an endangered primate species native to Brazil. There is also a blue crane chick that was incubated by a peahen after its mother suddenly died. Zoo visitors can also ride the carousel and the train or try the rock climbing wall for an additional fee.

Visitors will find plenty of activities to entertain during Play the Animal Way, which is scheduled for September 29, 2012. Stations throughout the zoo will include special feedings, training demonstrations, keeper talks, and crafts. The activities will take place from 10am-4pm and are included with general admission.

Fiesta de la Familia is scheduled for October 7. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Zoo with Spanish translated keeper talks and animal encounters. Zoo visitors will also enjoy live entertainment, crafts, and a meet and greet with Dora the Explorer and Diego. All activities are included with general admission.

Family & Deluxe Nightcrawler events allow families to see what goes on at the zoo after visiting hours. Attendees spend the night at the zoo and can participate in activities such as scavenger hunts, games, private tours, and special animal encounters. Reservations are required, and an additional fee is charged. A Nightcrawler event is planned for October 20.
Boo at the Zoo is one of Atlantas favorite family Halloween festivals. Activities include a costume contest with prizes, special treats, and seasonal games and activities. Come meet the characters in Zoo Boo Town, explore the magical paths, and wind through the Hay Maze. Separate times are scheduled for three different age groups.

Visitors can enjoy lunch or snacks at the zoo. Seasonal restaurants serve hot dogs, sandwiches, and other treats. Dine in comfort in the air conditioned/heated Wild Planet Caf, which is open year round. The menu includes chicken, pizza, burgers, and salads. Zoo Atlanta is located at 800 Cherokee Avenue SE. The zoo is open daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas. Hours are 9:30am-5:30pm on Monday-Friday and 9:30am-6:30pm on Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $20.99 for adults, $15.99 for seniors age 65 and older, and $15.99 for children ages 3-11. Children age 2 and under are admitted free.

December 4, 2016

You have made the decision to go to a culinary school. Now what? Culinary school options are many, around the world, even. To choose one, you need to consider several aspects. Think that it doesnt matter? Around the world there are hundreds of thousands of people looking to be the next big chef. One of the first deciding factors on who you are as a chef is the culinary school that you attend. On that note, let us help you to find some answers to your questions about finding the best culinary school for you.

Your first step is to decide in what area you will specialize. Bakery, gourmet, and everything in between are your options. Not sure yet? Then, look for a culinary school that can provide you with a basic learning of many aspects of cooking. This will lead to a foundation of love in one or more eventually.

Use the web as a tool. You have heard it before, but most culinary schools now have the ability to provide details about their school, including why you should choose them, on their websites. This is an excellent way for you to learn more about the schools on a preliminary plane.

Venture into the arena of scholarships. Look at culinary schools that are abroad. Understand the various schools of thought that are presented in each culinary school. Ask questions and get answers.

Visit the culinary schools that are known for their excellent students. Find out where students who have graduated from that school have gone and done with their lives. Observe a class. Tour the campus.

Of course, one of the largest concerns that people have when it comes to culinary school choice is the cost. These schools are not cheap by any means, but the education you get will last you a lifetime. It is wise to consider quality well over price as much as you can. And, make sure to look into financial planning and financial aid.

Choosing a culinary school that feels right is important. Get all aspects of the decision just right and you can find yourself on your way to earning a culinary school degree in no time.