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Culture And History Preserved: Hutongs, Beijing, China

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Have you ever wondered a place which will depict its history to you by merely looking and observing the place and interacting with the locals and a place which will tell how it has progressed through the years, how it has changed, how it has evolved yet its culture and history are deep rooted in its surroundings? Then, Hutongs, Beijing ... Read More »

China – The Red Dragon of Asia

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One of the greatest civilizations of all times, China is a country which in large parts has been an enigma to many around the world but today stands tallest among the greatest nations of the world. Endowed with the richest of all histories, science, intelligent citizens and immense potential China has been able to successfully preserve its historical identity, values, ... Read More »

The Hidden Treasures of Santorini: Greece

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This tiny island, hidden away in the southern Aegean Sea, is a charming beauty to behold. Famous for its delicious food, stunning scenery, romantic sunsets, and gorgeous beaches, Santorini is one of those rare tourist locations that offers a completely unique experience to any traveller. Having a large number of exotic beaches such as the red beach, white beach, black ... Read More »

Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Istanbul

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“A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight.” This majestic mosque of Istanbul, definitely stands tall in the sands of time. The beauty, grandeur and brilliance that are associated with this great monument make it ... Read More »

Of World Heritage Sites: Urbino, Italy

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Founded by an ancient civilization of Italy called the Umbrians, Urbino (Urbinum Hortense in Latin) is a vibrant town in the northern part of La Marche in central Italy. The city was later occupied by the Etruscans, Celts, Gauls and finally the Romans in the 3rd century B.C. However it was in the 12th century B.C when the power was ... Read More »

Gamcheon Art Village – A surreal Dreamscape

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Upon first sight The moment you set foot into the bizarrely colourful road and spot houses that seem to grow into hexagons, octagons and other unidentifiable shapes, a sign board catches the eye reading -‘Welcome to Gamcheon’. Jumping in for a quick ride on the subway from Toesong Station- Busan, the journey is only about 6 kilo meters to what ... Read More »

All about National Centre for the Performing Arts (National Grand Theatre) Beijing RTP

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The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) is the trademark opera house of Beijing, China. The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) is also called the National Grand Theatre or more colloquially ‘The Giant Egg’. It’s a beautiful specimen of fine modern architecture. It hosts three performance halls, namely: The Opera Hall, The Music Hall and the Theatre ... Read More »

The World’s Oldest Mall: Gallerio Vittorio Emanuele ii

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The Gallerio Vittorio Emanuele ii, named after the first king of Italy is a beautiful mall located beside the Duomo or Milan Cathedral in Milan. It is the world’s oldest shopping mall and is the dream destination of any self-professed shopaholic. It was designed in 1861 within a four storeyed double arcade. The mall was built by famous architect Giuseppe ... Read More »

The alpine town of Villach, Austria

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Ever wondered how it’s like to be in a city which has its history referring to the Roman times? Well, if you want to travel to such a city which has its roots dating back to the Roman Empire, then Villach in Austria is a town that one must visit without fail! Well known for its carnivals, this town is ... Read More »

Enter the Underworld: Basilica Cistern, Turkey

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Did you feel your heart race when James Bond went rowing in a canal bordered by marble columns in the movie From Russia with Love? Did you feel the adrenaline pumping as you turned the pages of Dan Brown’s Inferno as Robert Langdon went on a race against time to potentially save the human race? How about the Yerebatan Cistern ... Read More »