Kairouan – an ancient city of peace and grandeur

Situated in the heart of Tunisia is the most ancient city of the Maghreb – the holy city of Kairouan. The city has witnessed many historic moments in Islam and continues to receive travellers and pilgrims today. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage site Founded in 670AD, Kairouan flourished during the 12th century, becoming a centre…

Sigiriya – The Lion Rock

Sigiriya is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Sri Lanka. The reason for this is the wonder on human ingenuity when comes to the pond, gardens and a magnificent palace that was built on top of a large rock! Sigiriya Sigiriya is situated in the very centre of the island between Dambulla and…

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 Beauty of Cultural Triangle in Sri Lanka – An enchanting trail!

The cultural triangle of Sri Lanka is the triangular landmass located within the points of Kandy Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa; three of the seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka. Here is a list of 3 places and places located within the triangle that adds beauty to the Cultural Triangle in Sri Lanka. Visiting these…