The Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya – Holy City of Buddhism

Not only pilgrims from India but pilgrims from across the world arrive at Bodhgaya annually. It is one of the holiest sites for Buddhists across the world. The main relic in the temple is that of a distant descendant of a Bo tree under which Lord Buddha is believed to have attained enlightenment. Bodhgaya hotels…

Wat Chedi Luang, Chiang Mai – The Temple of the Great Stupa

Wat Chedi Luang is a rather different Wat in Thailand, as it was solely constructed to house the remains of Ku Na, the father of King Saen Muang Ma – 8th ruler of the Mengrai dynasty. History Wat Chedi Luang was built in 1391 during the reign of King Saen Muang Ma. In 1468, the…

Bait Al Zubair Museum -Gain an insight into the past of ‘Walled City’

Surrounded by beautiful desert and mountains, Muscat, the country’s port capital, lies serenely on the Gulf of Oman inviting travellers to come and experience its many wonders. Some of these are ruins and remnants of its past, especially its illustrious naval history. So if you wish to learn about the times of yore of Muscat…

Kandy, The Hill Capital – Exploring a Mountain Citadel

Be it rail or road, the journey to Kandy is certainly an enthralling one. About a three and a half hour drive away from the commercial capital, Colombo, this ancient city is set amidst awe-inspiring mountain ranges and it is not hard to see why this once mighty citadel is the hill capital of Sri…

Angkor: A UNESCO Heritage Site – Heart of Cambodia

Today an archaeological park houses the remains of what was once a masterpiece and the heart of the Khmer empire – Angkor.Located in Siem Reap, Angkor stretches over 400km2.Being a popular tourist attraction in the region, getting around and finding accommodation around the area is not very difficult. Whether you are after a luxury hotel…