Pura Besakih – Temple on the Volcano

In the far eastern reaches of the great Indonesian archipelago lie the island of Bali; a well known tourist haven and the last outpost of Hinduism in the world’s largest Islamic nation. Being a province with a large number of Hindus, Bali is dotted with ancient and ornate shrines dedicated to various Hindu deities. The…

Discover Thailand’s Little Switzerland in Towering Doi Mae Salong

Quietly nestled among the cascading clouds 80km from Chiang Rai lies a Hill of Peace that has been left unaltered by the hands of time. Perched on a mountainous region 1800 metres above sea level Doi Mae Salong is a lot more than one of the country’s tea growing districts as the sheer natural beauty…

Diving into the Mystery that is the Victory Wreck

The Maldives is known for its natural splendor, its beautiful lagoons, coral reefs and soft, sandy beaches. Staying in Maldives may not only mean relaxing on its beaches. A range of water sports are available for the traveller’s entertainment, offering an escape into a blissful experience of Maldivian adventures. Snorkeling the shallow, azure waters and…

Visiting the Rockefeller Centre in New York

John D Rockefelller Jr. created history when he decided to enter into a large scale private building venture, during the depression in 1929. Having leased a 22 acre land from Columbia University in Midtown Manhattan, the original proposal of a Metropolitan Opera had to be shelved following the crash of the stock market. The final…

Xu Beihong Museum – a display of epic Chinese craft for the art connoisseur

Visitors to China will be amazed at the diverse sights the country has to offer. From environments that depict both the tropics and cold climes to ultra-modern lifestyles and farmlands, China is a nation surpassing expectations. The capital Beijing contributes to this eclectic mix of historical and modern influence. Pre-historic dynasties and their sites such…

Grand Central Terminal- a historic venue

Although most refer to it as Grand Central Station, Grand Central Terminal is the official name of the main terminal station located in Manhattan. Grand Central Station is in fact the name of the post office which is situated nearby. Officially opened in 1913 even though construction had not yet completed, Grand Central Terminal true…