INTRODUCTION: From sheltering men to their Gods, caves in India have been special right from ancient times. Indian cave systems usually bring to mind the north-eastern state of Meghalaya with its extensive network of caves; surprisingly the southern state of
INTRODUCTION: Perched atop a 300-foot high canyon, nicknamed the Grand Canyon of India, overlooking the Pennar river, the mighty Gandikota Fort, once the capital stronghold of the Pemmasani Nayaks, stands testament to the rigidity of the structure amidst the untamed wilderness
Are you dreading the long layover that you have to experience before you head off on your next flight where you have to invent things to do? Well, you must. But not if you are in Singapore’s Changi airport. With
Lucknow, the city of Nawabs and Kebabs, has a charm to it that is hard to resist. Off the top of the list of things to do at Lucknow, is travelling to the famed Bhool Bhulaiya inside the Bada Imambada.
INTRODUCTION: This post is is in continuation to the first part of our travelogue on the UNESCO World Heritage site of Lumbini in Nepal which attained fame as the birthplace of the Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. Do check out our very
INTRODUCTION: The gardens of Lumbini Sanskritik in Nepal have found a place in the annals of History as one of the sacred places of the Buddhist religion. Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, was born in Lumbini in the ancient
The gardens of Lumbini in Nepal have found a place in the annals of History as one of the sacred places of Buddhism as Gautam Buddha was born here. While pilgrims visiting this place have their own itineraries mapped out,
INTRODUCTION: The Indian state of Meghalaya has three mountain ranges – Garo in the west, Jaintia in the east and Khasi in the centre. While each range has its own unique landscape and indigenous tribes, the most famous of them are the
One of our friends called it Yogya, the hotel staff called it Jogya, the locals there called it Jogja and Jogjakarta, there could be another permutative name for this wonderful city on the foothills of an active volcano on the island of Java in Indonesia. When we first heard about this hidden gem, we researched online and found mixed reviews and a few good photographs; but we assure you that photographs simply do no justice to this city. This city of students has an air of excitement and liveliness that it is hard to resist enjoying yourself here. The houses here have been constructed in a very distinct style and the walls are decorated with beautiful graffiti based on a plethora of topics from politics to abstract art. If you want to experience Javanese culture and traditional arts, if you want to stay away from the hordes of tourists and want to experience old-world charm, the city of Yogyakarta, in the special region of the same name, is the place to be.
Introduction: Langkawi, often called the ‘Jewel of Kedah’, is a group of islands off the northwestern coast of Malaysia near Thailand. The largest of these islands is also eponymously called Langkawi. This island draws a large number of Malaysian tourists mainly because