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The Pink City – Jaipur

The Pink City – Jaipur

No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow. I also did not realize it till I was frustrated of my daily routine and just wanted to break out. I set out to explore Rajasthan as hearing a lot about its culture, artifacts and culture attracted my attention. House of the sun kissed Thar Desert and the oldest range of mountains – the Aravallis, Rajasthan with its majestic forts, grand Palaces, rippling sand dunes has never failed to allure the tourists from worldwide. The architectural wonders, the carvings on the walls and roofs, and colourful splendor and the rich cultural heritage this place holds makes everyone spellbound. Entered the 21st century but still the men and womenfolk here can be seen clad in the traditional  [...]

The underwater city of pirate: Port Royal, Jamaica

The underwater city of pirate: Port Royal, Jamaica

The words in the letter seemed too fantastic to be true, but there they were, staring back at me as clear as daylight. "The earth opened and swallowed many people, before my face, and the sea I saw came mounting in over the wall, upon which I concluded it impossible to escape." Those were the words of Edmund Heath, who eventually did survive (which is how he wrote that letter) in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake that rocked Port Royal, Jamaica, in 1692. He penned those thoughts from the safety of a ship that was anchored in the harbor of his city and he wrote it as the city crumbled around him. Port Royal was, at one time, described as the “most wicked and sinful city” all over the world. It was known for the darkness of its heart and the magnificence of it all; the booze  [...]

Funny Limerick of Ireland

Funny Limerick of Ireland

There was an Old Man with a beard, Who said, 'It is just as I feared! Two Owls and a Hen, Four Larks and a Wren, Have all built their nests in my beard! Yes that’s one limerick. Limericks are funny stuff. But wonder, what is a limerick doing on a travel blog? So, the next one is going to be more like it, and will give a hint of what I am trying to tell. Would you believe if I were to say, there’s a Limerick in Ireland by the bay, picturesque and extremely charming it is, the splendors of which is hard to miss, I wonder at this, What else is left to say? This city of Limerick also spans the time of the Vikings. As the shimmering River Shannon flows past by the Ireland’s fourth biggest city, a lot of visitors tread by the city when on their way from Galway  [...]

The Blazing Auburn Charm of Marrakech – Morocco

The Blazing Auburn Charm of Marrakech – Morocco

This “Red City” of Morocco is going to strike a chord with the one who is undying wanderlust can somewhat find a refuge over here. With bustling bazaars, vibrant colors, traditional charm – the visitor is going to be wrapped up in the culture of Morocco as the air breathes that old world charm which becomes hard to miss. The city of Marrakech in Morocco is an amazingly exciting destination where travelers experience the untouched spirit of Marrakech. This is the city which enlivens all the senses, be it the sights or the sounds or even the smells; the whole feel of Morocco conjures up for a sort of traveling in time, as if entered a who different land which is soaked in its own culture and wrapped in timeless enigma. Exploring the Medina which is also referred to as the old village  [...]

Going Hedonist in the Honduras

Going Hedonist in the Honduras

Honduras is gaining all the limelight as a perfect destination to unwind for travel lovers all across the globe. Especially high up on the agenda of those turning to the concept of ecotourism or looking for some water adventure; there can be very few places can live up to the generous offerings of the Honduras. Emerging as one of the leading hot-spots, this Central American country is only going to grow bigger and bigger on the map of commercial tourism. With the gamut of adventure the place has to offer ranging from hiking through the rainforests, biking in the mountains or even extremely pulsating and adrenaline gushing sports like river water rafting, every traveler coming in will find something or the other for himself. Trips to the Honduras will most definitely either revolve around  [...]

Phuket Phever and Phantacies

Phuket Phever and Phantacies

Asia – the land of many cultures, beautiful places, religions and traditions and gastronomic affairs and adventure and so so much more uunravels another great holiday vacation for the true-blue traveler. Nested in the southern part of Thailand, Phuket is one of the most favorite and pulsating island destinations in the whole of South East Asia. Boasting amazing sandy beaches with a favorable tropical climate, what place could be better for the serious sun-soakers than this paradise of a place? The picturesque scenery is simply awe-inspiring that may even miss you your heartbeat for a second. However, even though being an island destination, getting to Phuket is not at all complicated courtesy the two links that connect Phuket with the mainland. The best way to reach is either by flight  [...]

Most Definitely a YES to Dover Islands

Most Definitely a YES to Dover Islands

Dover Island is better known to the locals as Nova Scotia’s playground of granite, and it’s a haven for adventure junkies. Hikers and those that love climbing rocks or even bird watching will absolutely love Dover to bits and the island is located just off of Halifax, which in itself is a town in the proper sense of the world. The panoramic views from the hill-top are plainly awe inspiring and enticing, leaving the traveler in absolute wonder of the virgin beauty of the Islands. Dover Island feels like a world wrapped in itself because it’s so removed from civilization that it makes you wonder larger questions. The seclusion from the city bustle is what stirs in pristine tranquility. The zig-zag boulders jutting out are like a green dagger aimed at the sky, and when the fog blankets it  [...]

The Jubilant Indian Festival of Janmashtami

The Jubilant Indian Festival of Janmashtami

India – A land of cultures, languages, diversity, religions, also a lot of people – which basically sums down to a lot many vibrant festivals and colorful celebrations. Every year Indians celebrate a host of vibrant festivals that keep the country abuzz with some or the other happening. Be it the splendors of the Arabic Seas or the wonders of the gigantic and very pristine Himalayan Mountains – religion and mythology finds a way to weave into the geography and one is living like the legends created by the divine force of Gods and Goddesses. Talking of the Gods, the Hindu mythology is a full of demigods, demigoddesses, even mighty demons and to establish the flag of goodness over evil the Gods. Hindu mythology is comprised of a trident that is made up by Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord  [...]

Ruins of the Baalbek – Lustrous Lebanon

Ruins of the Baalbek – Lustrous Lebanon

Lebanon is at the confluence of awe-inspiring scenery with nostalgia filled in the air by its long winding history. A coastline stretching along one side of the country along with snowcapped peaks that earn the country its true charm in the natural beauty is what sets apart this Middle Eastern territory. What further exemplifies the natural beauty is the combination brought by traditional and cultural charisma stirred in the divinity of these lands. Much paired with the mention of Civil War in the past, along with the passage of time, the scars of Lebanon are healing and evolving as quite a fashionista hub. Straddling to the boundaries of Syria from the eastern side, the marvelous Bekaa Valley’s gigantic and Rocky Mountains enchant many a travelers. Fenced by these hilly regions is an  [...]

Going My Way at Mahe in Seychelles

Going My Way at Mahe in Seychelles

Envisaging an array of palm tree lining the shore with turquoise blue waters splashing the sandy golden beaches, a hibiscus tucked in the tresses and there you are all set to experience the Seychelles experience. In a nutshell, well quite a yes; but if that’s where the story ends then definitely not. Reviving back the lost islands in the depths of the Indian Ocean, Seychelles makes for an exotic and very vibrant vacation boasting a stunning cluster of islands that will have anyone up, close and personal for a wonderful rendezvous with the delight of nature. Much regarded as a heaven on earth, the beaches found here are spectacular that excites the visitor even in simple bask-under-the-sun sessions, leisurely gazing at the horizons and soaking in all the goodness of scenic splendors. The  [...]

Timeless Beauty of Trinidad – Cuba

Timeless Beauty of Trinidad – Cuba

Speaking of timeless charm stirred by the imperial legacy is what defines the romantic city of Trinidad. This Cuban city is abuzz with ethereal monuments that are significant of the Baroque, Neo-Classical and also the Moorish period influences on the architectural styles especially to be found in the Old Town of Trinidad. The Old Town of Trinidad is especially significant as one can over here spectacle the biggest church across all the Cuban territories. Known as the Islesia Parroquial de la Santisima Trinidad, this iconic building of both religious and historic significance started its building work in the year of 1817, and almost after a seventy year in the year 1892, the work marked its completion, which till date awe-inspires the countless number of visitors marveling at the grandeur  [...]