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5 Crazy Things to Do When You Are in Goa

by Rohit Agarwal on April 10, 2017

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Get the Party Started! It’s time to strap on your favorite bathing suit and take a dip in your new sunscreen lotion. Holidays are right around the corner and where best to relax and indulge, then in the pristine ambiance of Goa. Everything is crazy when you are in Goa. Her clear blue waters are […]

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10 Reasons to Visit Myanmar During the Green Season

by Anthony Manzanares on April 7, 2017

Myanmar’s green season falls from May till September and is a perfect time frame within which to visit this mysterious Asian destination. The main tourist attractions in Myanmar (Bagan, Mandalay, Northern Shan state, Kalaw and Inle Lake) only get rainfall on 25% of the days during the so-called rainy season, and even if it rains […]

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Plane Spotting and More at Kansai International Airport

by Mary Jo Manzanares on February 13, 2017

Japan’s Kansai International Airpot (KIX) is located on an artificial island in the middle of Osaka Bay. Opened in 1994, it serves as the international hub for ANA and JAL, as well as Peach, Japan’s first international low-cost carrier. If you’re traveling internationally to the Kansai region (Kyoto, Kobe, Osaka), chances are that you’ll arrive […]

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Happy Ghost Month

by Mary Jo Manzanares on August 15, 2016

Taiwan’s “Ghost Month” falls between August 3rd and September 1st this year, and although it may sound terrifying, the ceremonies and cultural festivals that take place at this time make it a very special time to visit. Legend has it that, the gates of hell open on the first day of the Lunar month and close on […]

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Breathtaking Mughal Monuments in India – The Mosques

by Rohit Agarwal on August 8, 2016

While India has seen a fair amount of rule of the Mughals, it has also witnessed some of the greatest monuments that they have built. Though these structures are religious edifices and the magnificent compounds make it an experience to worship and surrender you to the lord above, these monuments are also a feast to […]

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5 Overlooked Places to Visit in Jaipur

by Guest Contributor on March 30, 2016

Photo by Arun Prabhu,CC BY-ND 2.0 There is a certain charm in Jaipur that leaves a fondness in everyone who visits this marvelous city. There are a many attractions inside this city that delight tourists throughout the year. From the street markets to the magnificent forts, Jaipur has maintained an identity through generations, parts of […]

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Dharamsala : A Spiritual Destination in India

by Rohit Agarwal on September 21, 2015

Nestled amidst the Himalayas, in the Kangra valley the little town, Dharamsala is home to the Tibetan leader Tenzin Gyatso His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. Originally established as a resting place for pilgrims and trekkers, the town soon transformed into “little Lhasa” providing shelter to the Tibetan refugees who followed His Holiness the 14th […]

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5 Major Attractions of South India

by Rohit Agarwal on June 29, 2015

In my previous post, I discussed why everyone should visit India once in their lifetime. Today, I want to let you guys know about the places to visit in Southern India. Surrounded by three major water bodies i.e., the Bay of Bengal, The Arabian Sea and The Indian Ocean, this triangular piece of land constitutes the […]

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Armenia Remembers the Past

by Susan McKee on April 27, 2015

A century has passed since Medz Yeghern – “The Great Crime” – began, but Armenians have not forgotten. It all started April 24, 1915, when Ottoman authorities arrested and then executed some 250 leading Armenians living in Constantinople. This was followed during the years of World War I by the systematic slaughter and forced deportation […]

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5 Reasons Why India Should Be on Your Bucket List

by Guest Contributor on February 16, 2015

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Situated in the Asian subcontinent, India is an amalgamation of diverse cultures, ethnic beauty and spiritualism. This land, once known as “the golden bird” can take you on a journey from the golden period to the modern evolving times. Here are five reasons why you absolutely need to add India to your bucket list: 1. […]

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