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Largest Hotels In The World

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5. Izmailovo Hotel
Izmailovo Hotel which is a four building hotel located in Moscow, Russia. It has 5000 rooms and izmailovo hotel was the world largest hotel from 1980 to 1993. It has four buildings named Alpha, Beta, Vega, Gamma-Delta are independently managed.

4. Disney’s All-Star Resort Complex
Disney’s All-Star Resort is located at Orlando in United States. It is complex of three resorts which are Disney’s All-Star Music Resort, Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort and Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort. Total rooms in all resorts are 5658.

3. MGM Grand Las Vegas
MGM Grand Las Vegas is located in Las vegas and it was constructed in 1993. It has four towers and 6852 rooms in total. It was the world’s largest hotel from 1993-2006. Now it is the 3rd largest hotel in the world.

2. The Venetian and The Palazzo
The Venetian and The Palazzo was the world’s largest hotel from 2008 to 2015. The total rooms form venetian and palazzo is 7117. The Venetian and The Palazzo Hotel offers a different theme and atmosphere to its guests. The venetian was opened in 1999 and the palazzo was opened in 2007.

1. First World Hotel
First World Hotel was the Largest Hotel in the World from 2006 to 2008 and then the Venetian and Palazzo hotel came first. Now the Largest Hotel in the World (by number of rooms) is First World Hotel. It has 2 towers and tower 1 has 24 floors and tower 2 has 28 floors and it has 7351 rooms in total.

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Wayanad- Tourist Destination

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Chembra Peak

The tallest summit in Wayanad is Chembra Peak. It is near the town of meppady and to travel to the crest of this mountain is nearly a day long and there is an adventurous rock climbing also. Elevation of the Chembra peak is 6890 feet or 2100 meters.

Pazhassi Raja Tomb

This is the burial place of Pazhassi Raja who spearheaded the revolt against the East India Company and this was the place of his last rites in 1805. Popular spot of vacationers is pazhssiraja tourist resort at north Wayanad.

Lakkidi

In wayanad district, Lakkidi is the one of the tallest area and this place is known as beautiful surroundings. There are 58 km from Kozhikode to north east and 5 km form vythiri to south.

Sentinel Rock Waterfalls

This waterfall is located in Meppadi panchayat of Vellarimala village. The exact place is Chooralmala in Meppadi panchayath. It is used as a picnic area and a hiking place. The elevation of sentinel rock is over 200m and is a perfect mountaineering spot.

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Beaches and waterfalls in Kozhikode

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Kappad Beach

Kappad beach is historic famous beach where the Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama landed in Kerala. This beach is not only beautiful but is also serene. It is a peaceful and clean place where you will simply love to be. You can also view a temple situated in a rock which is about 800 years old.

Kozhikode Beach

Kozhikode beach was one of the most important trading ports in Indian history. This beach is quite famous among tourists from all over the world. Not only for its historical importance but for its natural beauty and serenity that attracts travelers more than anything else. It is a favorite spot for viewing the spectacular sunset.

Payyoli Beach

Payyoli beach is a beach which is fringed by the lush green coconut trees and helps you in spending some peaceful moments. Make your trip to the Payyoli Beach which is located at a distance of 40 km from calicut. This beach also allows you to indulge yourself in a number of fun water sports.

Thusharagiri Falls

Thusharagiri waterfall is one of the main attractions in Kozhikode district. Thusharagiri word indicates Snow capped mountain. The waterfall is situated 50km from Kozhikode. The river is diverged to three waterfalls and Thenpara is the highest waterfall which falls from an altitude of 75m (about 246 ft).

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Most Expensive Hotel Rooms In The World

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1.Royal Penthouse Suite At Hotel President Wilson ($60000per night)
Hotel President Wilson is located in Geneva, Switzerland and the name of this hotel is the name of 28th president of United States Woodrow Wilson. Hotel President Wilson is the world’s most expensive hotel suite and it has US$60000 per night.

2. Shahi Mahal Suite At Raj Palace ($60000 per night)
Hotel Raj Palace is located in Jaipur, India and it includes 24000 square foot landscape terrace garden three sided infinity pool. It has US$60000 per night. There 6 bedrooms, library, theatre, astrology roomand private kitchen.

3. Presidential Suite At Grand Hyatt Martinez Cannes ($51800 per night)
Presidential Suite of Hotel Grand Hyatt Martinez Cannes costs $51800 per night. It is opened in 1929. There is two roof top garden and terraces offers a beautiful view of bay of Cannes.

4. Ty Warner Penthouse Suite At Four Seasons New York ($45000per night)
It takes seven years and $50 million to build Four Seasons. The suite zen room, spa room, art concierge, extensive library, invisible audio system etc. This suite goes for about $45000 a night.

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Tourist Destination – Kozhikode

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Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary

Kadalundi bird sanctuary is situated 20 km from Kozhikode. Several numbers of bird dwells are in this sanctuary. Some are migratory while others are permanent inhabitants. For bird watchers, the sanctuary is like a heaven. Maximum numbers of birds are there in the month of April. To visit, buses are frequently available from Kozhikode to Kadalundi.

Kakkayam

Kakkayam is located around 55 km from the city of Calicut. Kakkayam is quite famous among the tourists. Kakkayam is mainly famous for koorakuzhi waterfalls and Kakkayam dam. The place refreshes one’s mind and soul and is really rejuvenating.

Malabar House Boats

To explore the backwaters of Kozikhode the ideal way is to ride houseboat. It is possible to see vast green landscapes, beautiful banks and sights of little villages. For tourists, it is an extra ordinary expirence of luxury boating.

Peruvannamuzhi Dam

The Dam is around 50 km from the city of Kozhikode and it is connected by buses from the city. The dam provides an ideal picnic spot with beautiful scenic view. Here speed boat and row boat rides are offered and a view of smaraka thottam also. There is also a crocodile farm and bird sanctuary.

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Types Of Seafood

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A wide variety of sea life organisms are freshly prepared and cooked and are termed under “seafood”. Sea food includes fish, shellfish, and roe. Shellfish includes various species of molluscs, crustaceans, and echinoderms. Edible sea plants, such as some microalgae and seaweeds are eaten as Seafood. In North America and England the term ‘seafood’ is that fresh water organisms eaten by humans.
Some types of fish,
• Anchovy
• Blowfish
• Bluefish
• Bombay duck
• Eel
Some types of Roe,
• Ikura
• Caviar
• Lumpfish Roe
• Tobiko
• Shad Roe
Some types of shell fish,
• Crab
• Crayfish
• Lobster
• Shrimp
Some types of Molluscs,
• Conch
• Mussel
• Cuttlefish

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Art and culture

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Kozhikode is famous for sculptures and inscriptions which are mostly found in mosques and various temples in the city. These are of considerable interest for most of the art students. There are many temples in the centre of the beautiful city which includes Tali temple, Azhakodi Temple, Tiruvannur Temple, Bilathikulam temple, Varakkal temple and Bhairagimadom temple. Many of these temple contain paintings and sculptures with high artistic interest. Trissala Bhagavathi temple is one of the temple which also contains beautiful paintings of ancient times that represents Hindu myth. These were done several years back and are of great value. These temples has festivals called as temple festivals that includes many social entertainment functions like kathakali, ChakkyarKoothu, Ottanthullal, Kaikottikali etc. Ritual dances are also performed such as Thira and Theyyam.

Coming to literature and Malayalam language, Kozhikode has its own significant contributions. In case of folk songs or ballads or may be known as Vadakkan pattukal, the city is very famous. One of the most favourite pastime of the muslims of this city is in singing Mappilapattu and also the art form like Oppana. The songs are sung in a very different interesting way of tune and it covere a large and wide range of themes. These songs are made and composed in a combined language of Arabic and Malayalam.

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HISTORY OF BIRYANI

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The word ‘Biryani’ is derived from farsi word ‘biryan’ and the word would have come from Persia to Afghanistan and to North India.
Biryani was invented when Mughal Emperor Shahjahan’s Queen, Mumtaz Mahal was on a visit to the Indian army barracks. The Queen found the soldiers were not happy and they are very weak. They were heavily undernourished. She called the army chef to prepare good food by combining both meat and rice which is rich in nutrition and protein. What the chef created was BIRYANI.
Method of preparation of biryani is different in different places. Some places are famous for its specific style of cooking.
Some types of biryani are,
Pukki- Biryani – Rice, meat and sauce are separately cooked and layered in the last stage of cooking.
Kacchi Biryani – Here the meat and rice is cooked together and it is marinated in yogurt and spices. Finally cooking pot is sealed to prevent any steam from escaping.
Dum pukht – It is a Persian word which means ‘slow owen’. This method of cooking is one of the refined methods in India and Pakistan. Here fresh spices and herbs are used to improve the taste of the meat in a slow cooking process.

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Benefits of Staying in Luxury Hotels

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When planning your vacation, do some research yourself before seeking the assistance of a travel agent. Many people prefer to book their own travels, and this is fine, as long as you use a reputable source. Many luxury hotels are perfectly situated in areas of high interest for the vacation traveler. For those seeking a vacation experience, it is also wise to find out if there are any conventions or other large events taking place while you are there.
Five and four star hotels offer a level of service and hospitality that can’t be found in other establishments. Many luxury hotels are perfectly situated in areas of high interest for the vacation traveler. When seeking a hotel for vacation, determine the location and nearby attractions. Many people prefer to book their own travels, and this is fine, as long as you use a reputable source.

Hotels are mainly located in areas, where multiple activities take place, such as in a city as opposed to a resort or beach are more likely to be busy, so find out ahead of time. When traveling with children, it is important to determine the time a hotels policy for young travelers. Some do not allow children under a certain age while some star hotels cater to families. A luxury hotel will have much more sports and leisure facilities available with activities planned throughout your stay to keep you occupied.

Traveling during the off season is a way to maximize your experience and to diminish crowds. At luxury hotel there will someone always at the front desk or can be easily summoned with a bell If you are staying in a hotel during winter season, then you want to care while swimming in the pool. There will not have heated swimming pools at cheaper hotels which are required in the winter.

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How to make French Fries

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French fries are either in soft or in crispy and served hot. It is generally eaten as a part of lunch or dinner or as snacks.Sometimes french fries are made sweet potatoes instead of potatoes.The expression “French Fried Potatoes” first occurs in print in English in work cookery for maids of all work by e warren.

Below steps describes you to how to make french fries,

1.Take two or more potatoes and peel it. Chop the potatoes as lengthwise to get long rectangular pieces.

2.Wash it and put it in a bowl of cold water and keep it for 1 hour in refrigerator.

3.Heat the oil at medium hot and put the potatoes in it and fry them.

4.Fry the potatoes till them cooked, but they should not brown form out and drain the french fries till them cool.

5.Again heat the oil, and now it should be hot and add the french fries into it.

6.This time it should be cooked till crisp or browned.

7.Drain the french fries and remove the excess oil.

8.Now the french fries is ready to eat.

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