The Open-Air Museum at St Fagans

St Fagans National History Museum in Cardiff is an open-air museum depicting the historical lifestyle and culture of Welsh people. The museum consists of more than 40 buildings displaying the homes from Celtic times to present times besides a school, chapel and a farm. These buildings have been re-erected in this  museum from various locations…

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…

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,…