Top 10 Intriguing Places in Hampi

Top 10 Intriguing Places in Hampi

Top 10 Intriguing Places in Hampi Guest writer – Rohit Agarwal Situated in the southern state of Karnataka, Hampi is one of the oldest towns in the country. Situated along the river Tungabhadra it is home to some of the oldest temples and ruins of an ancient...
Blue Gold in the Midi-Pyrenees

Blue Gold in the Midi-Pyrenees

The magic of Blue Gold in the Midi-Pyrenees. During the renaissance the leaves of this very ordinary looking plant known locally as Pastel created a triangle of huge wealth in the Midi-Pyrenees linking Toulouse, Albi and Carcassonne.  In its heyday during the 16th and...
The Mystery of the Missing Amber Room

The Mystery of the Missing Amber Room

Dubbed the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World’ the location of the original Amber Room is still a mystery. Gifted to Peter the Great by the King of Prussia in 1716.  This extraordinarily beautiful room glowed with tons of amber and other semi-precious stones and...
Exploring mythical Arcadia and its hermit monasteries

Exploring mythical Arcadia and its hermit monasteries

The Roman poet Virgil put Arcadia on the traveler’s map when he described this mountainous district of the Peloponnesus as the quintessential land of milk and honey. The poet had a point: even today, Arcadia’s springs, streams and rivers nourish...
Best city in the world

Best city in the world

San Miguel de Allende was voted best city in the world in 2018 by Travel & Leisure readers for an unprecedented 2nd time. This colonial-era city located in Mexico’s central highlands has a thriving arts scene and is home to many weekend cultural festivals. ...

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