Visit to the Loveliest Castle in the World

Leeds castle is one of the loveliest castles in England. Situated about 40 miles east of London, Leeds Castle is an ideal destination for day trips from London. The castle has been in existence since the Norman times. It has also served as a royal residence for many years. Some parts of the castle still retain…

Madrid Part Two: Day Trips from Madrid

Prado Museum Prado Museum houses an excellent collection of European paintings and sculptures. Puerta del Sol Puerta del Sol is the main and famous square in Madrid. Retiro Park Retiro Park is one of the largest parks in Madrid with attractions such as the Fountain of the Fallen Angel, Statue Walk, Crystal Palace, etc. Royal…

Madrid Part One: Madrid Attractions

Madrid, the capital of Spain is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. One can spend time visiting the museums, watching flamenco or bull fight, admiring the beautiful architecture of the city or strolling in one of the many parks in the city. Below is some of the useful information gathered during our visit…

The Fishing Village of Cadgwith

During our trip to Cornwall, we visited the beautiful fishing village of Cadgwith. This tiny village has a small beach, many beautiful thatched cottages and walking trails.

Boat Ride on the Ganges at Varanasi

Varanasi is one of the ancient cities in the world and an important center for Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism. This ancient city is notable for its narrow allies and ghats (steps leading to the river Ganges). A boat ride along the Ganges at dawn or dusk is the best time to view this beautiful city and the…

View from Burj Khalifa

A trip to Dubai is never complete without the visit to Burj Khalifa, the tallest skyscraper in the world. One can view the beautiful coastline and the busy city from the Observation Desk at the 124th floor. The ticket varies between 125AED and 500AED depending upon the type of the ticket. Here are some clicks…

Sunrise at Tiger Hills, Darjeeling

Tiger Hills is situated about 11 kms from Darjeeling. This place is very famous for the beautiful view of sunrise over the Kanchenjunga and the Himalayas. On a clear day, the surrounding valley, town and the river can be viewed.

Naples Part Two: Day Trips from Naples

Naples is ideally located to visit many attractive destinations on  day trips. Pompeii, Herculaneum and Mt Vesuvius It takes about half an hour to reach Pompeii from Naples by bus or train. The Pompeii Scavi train station is exactly opposite to the entrance to the ruins. A visit to Naples is never complete without visiting the ruins…

Naples Part One: Naples Attractions

Naples is one of the largest cities in Southern Italy. This underrated city is overlooked by many tourists. Besides its architecture and history, this city is the birthplace of Pizza and one can indulge in hot and delicious pizzas in numerous pizzerias throughout the city. Below are the important attractions not to be missed during…

Lost in the World of English Lavender

The Cotswolds is an area of outstanding natural beauty. One of our favorites in the Cotswolds is the Lavender farm called the Hill Barn Farm at Snowshill. The ideal time to visit the farm is between June and August (depending on the weather) when the Lavender is in full bloom. Also do not miss to view the production…

A Snapshot of the Temples of Bhubaneshwar

Bhubaneshwar is the capital of the Indian state of Odisha (Orissa). Besides being an administrative capital, Bhubaneshwar is also home to many Indian temples built by the Kalinga dynasty. Some temples have the influences of the Cholas who once ruled Orissa. Some of the notable ancient Hindu temples in Bhubaneshwar are Muktesvara Temple, Rajarani Temple,…

Hello Praha!!!

A trip to Europe can never be complete without the visit to this Bohemian jewel – Prague. Prague, the capital of the landlocked Czech Republic has played many major roles in history and currently is one of the upcoming hotspots in Europe. With its many historical buildings and churches, the Charles Bridge over the Vltava…