Cave Temples – Explore Dambulla!

Dating back 2100 years, the stunning Golden Cave Temple complex in Dambulla boast of unique features and a venerable atmosphere. Read on to find out more about this star attraction. History The cave complex was once the refuge of King Walagmaba from ancient times who was fleeing from foreign invaders. The caves were already inhabited…

The frescoes of Sigiriya – An unsolved mystery!

Sigiriya is one of the 7 UNESCO heritage sites in Sri Lanka and one of the main reasons it has been made a world heritage site is it houses some of the world’s most beautiful and the oldest frescoes known by mankind. What are the frescoes? In order to get an idea about the paintings,…

The Old Zanzibar Fort -Ngome Kongwe

Known as the Ngome Kongwe in Swahili and the Arab Fort, the Old Fort of Zanzibar is located in Stone Town and is a popular attraction to take in while spending time on the stunning island! History Built in the 17th century by the Omanis, in Stone Town, the Old Fort of Zanzibar is one…

The Great Mosque of Kairouan – A Must Visit Location in Tunisia!

Situated in the picturesque UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kairouan, the Great Mosque is a must visit attraction and is considered to be one of the first places of worship in the Islamic world. Location The venerated mosque is located to the north-east of Kairouan, in the intramural district of Houmat -al – Jami. It…

Here’s why you should visit Bangkok – An experience of epic proportions

Filled with many places to visit, numerous tales to learn the rich culture and history, Bangkok is the ‘heart and soul of the backpacker’s universe’. Do read to know more facts! Street food In almost every nook and cranny of the city, one can witness how masterful chefs sell flavourful Thai food. While savouring mouthwatering…