Eight Great Temples – 8 tributes to Chinese culture

Beijing is a resplendent cultural treasure trove set within the scintillating Chinese landscape, with a spate of religious and cultural landmarks worth discovering. The best way to experience it all is to take advantage of the various Beijing hotel deals that are available, especially at fine properties such as the Grand Millennium Beijing. With luxury…

Seven Natural Wonders in the Caribbean – a must visit

For the traveller planning to explore the Caribbean, there are many places of interest to visit, however, holidays are more often than not planned for a short period and one has to pick and choose a few must do things and must visit places to cover during a trip. There are seven places in the…

Labadee Port in the Caribbean – A Stopover for Cruises

Tourists who are headed towards Haiti would come across Labadee. However, it is interesting to note that it has been named after one Marquis de La Badie, who was the first Frenchman to have settled in the area in the 17th century. Later on the name changed into Labadee, making it easier for English speakers…

Photographers’ Gallery in London – a groundbreaking institution

London’s popular Photographers’ Gallery has the distinction of being the pioneering independent gallery in Great Britain dedicated to the art of photography. Today, this acclaimed institution features three storeys of galleries, a floor devoted to studio work for educational purposes, a cafe and bookshop assuring comprehensive gallery functions whilst being a visitor attraction. In keeping…

Wuhou Memorial Temple, a famed attraction

The Wuhou Memorial Temple, dedicated to Marquis Wu in Chengdu ranks as the most renowned and visited of the many shrines devoted to Zhuge Liang, one of China’s most admired historical personalities. This individual was a powerful minister and a renowned military tactician for the Emperor Liu Bei of the renowned Shu kingdom in China’s…

Santa Cruz Church – A historic Catholic oasis

Manila is the splendid capital of the Philippines and it is saturated with the history and cultural trappings of colonial Spain that still stand out in the city’s cosmopolitan landscape. Some magnificent samples of this fine European heritage grace the architectural interiors of its administrative buildings, churches and hotels. So if visitors seek a historic…