Asia

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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Photo Friday: The Blue Mansion, Penang, Malaysia

by Mary Jo Manzanares on March 14, 2014

Blue Mansion, Penang

Always on the list of must-visit spots in Penang, Malaysia, the Blue Mansion is officially known as Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, named after a 19th century merchant. Built at the end of the century, the mansion is a vivid indigo blue, making it hard to miss, and boasts 38 rooms, 7 staircases, and 220 leaded […]

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Beijing Exposed: A Brief Guide to the Sights of China

by Guest Contributor on March 10, 2014

china wish blocks

Brimming with cultural attractions and historical significance, China has quickly become one of the world’s most enticing getaways. Few cities offer both ancient Wonders of the World and luxury spas, within walking distance and accessible in the same day. With a unusual blend of past and present, Beijing is the gateway to uncovering the many […]

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Photo Friday: Rainbow Bridge in Tokyo, Japan

by Mary Jo Manzanares on February 28, 2014

Rainbow Bridge, Tokyo, Japan

The Rainbow Bridge in Tokyo, Japan, crosses Tokyo Bay and connects the city to Odaiba, a waterfront development and entertainment area. The bridge is officially names the Shuto Expressway No. 11 Daiba Route – Port of Tokyo Connector Bridge, it was given the name Rainbow Bridge by the public as a result of the colored lights […]

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Food in Japan: An Instagram Tour

by Mary Jo Manzanares on February 17, 2014

Yoshida Udon

From Michelin stars to hearty country, my visit to the Kanagawa, Yamanashi and Shizuoka prefectures of Japan was a whirlwind of culinary experiences. From unusual dishes to peaches from a local farmer’s stand, come along on this foray into the art and flavors of food in Japan, Instagram style. Breakfast If you believe that breakfast […]

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