Things to do in Munich

posted in: Cities, Culture, Europe, Germany, Heritage, Tips | 2

The capital city of the largest state in Germany, home to the annual beer festival called Oktoberfest, and witness to history that changed the course of the world, Munich has a lot to offer to any traveler. From visiting elaborate … Continued

Brihadeeswarar Temple – The Big Temple with no shadow in Thanjavur (Tanjore)

posted in: Asia, Culture, Heritage, India, Tamil Nadu | 41

Have you heard of the Living Chola Temples? Temples that have no shadows? Or have been built with material that was not native to the place? Or have dozens of underground secret passages? Well, these are just some of the … Continued

The Collapsed Pagoda of Chiang Mai & the other wonders of Wat Chedi Luang

posted in: Asia, Heritage, Thailand | 30

Here is a small task for you before we begin our virtual tour today. Google up Chiang Mai and check the images. 99% you will come across a collapsed pagoda. If any of your friends have sent you a gift … Continued

The Abandoned Phra Nakhon Khiri Palace (Khao Wang) in Phetchaburi

posted in: Asia, Heritage, Thailand | 40

If the Phetchaburi Khao Luang Caves were not mysterious enough for you, I have yet another intriguing destination to visit. Just 2 hours from Bangkok and close to the caves, lies the abandoned summer palace of the Thai Kings. It … Continued

Treasures of the Khao Luang Cave in Phetchaburi

posted in: Asia, Heritage, Thailand | 64

” Descending down into the cave, I braced myself for the expected darkness. Only to be pleasantly surprised to be enveloped by the spiritual glow of the Golden Buddhas that lit up the entire cave”. Thus began the treasure hunt … Continued

Walking through the Springbrook National Park in Gold Coast

posted in: Australia, Heritage, Nature | 50

The Hot Air Balloon Ride over the Gold Coast Hinterland was a preview of a very different side of Gold Coast. Thankfully, the Queensland Tourism Team decided not to leave this as a teaser. They treated us to a day … Continued

Chimi Lhakhang – Tales of the Fertility Temple in Bhutan

posted in: Art & People, Asia, Bhutan, Culture, Heritage | 66

Bhutan can be quite a scandalous place! It is possibly, the only place where Phalluses are worn as charms! I swear! They are! And if you find this first line shocking, well, then a quick alert before you proceed to … Continued

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