Croatia: A Classic Destination To Visit
April 2, 2014 – 4:06 am | No Comment
To experience the overwhelming beauty of nature a trip to Croatia is a must, and the memories of this trip will be etched in your heart for eternity. Behind the overwhelming beauty of Croatia lies a tumultuous history of conquest by Greeks, Romans, Turks, Venetian emperors, to name a few, but mother nature has been kind to the country to overcome all the conquests and still retain its old world charm  [...]

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Amazing Sights at Angkor In Cambodia
February 13, 2014 | Historic Destination | No Comment
Amazing Sights at Angkor In Cambodia
Angkor is a UNESCO protected city and the largest archaeological sites in South East Asia stretching in an area of 400 km. It is a destination which has the remains of the Khmer regime and the parks, temples and hydraulic structures mesmerize you with its sheer grandeur and splendour. Every year millions tourist cross flock to this amazing fairy tale land and enter Angkor Wat, the largest religious building in the world which is near to the sleepy town of Siem Reap and the mission of all the tourists seem to capture and immortalize the scenic beauty of the temple in their cameras. The sunset, the sunrise, behind the monumental edifice makes a spectacular back drop, and spread across the huge terrain are the ruins of royal palaces, dozens of monasteries, temples, bridges, fortresses, buildings  [...]


Places With Traces of The Mahatma Places With Traces of The Mahatma
  Mahatma Gandhi, the man who has been hailed as the greatest leader of all times and the man who taught the mankind how peace can prevail in this world by using non violent methods. To follow a few years of Gandhi’s life one has visit a few places in Gujarat where we can follow and identify the footsteps of Mahatma Gandhi. A visit to Porbander and you will be in the historical city which is popular world wide as the birth place of a revered legend of our times Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, and the site is now called KIRTI MANDIR, which has been converted in to a museum housing exhibit of old photographs and library of books written by Gandhiji or related to the Gandhian philosophy and practice. Next you may visit the town of Rajkot and proceed to KABA GANDHI NO DELO, and the  [...]


Desirable Destinations in Delhi
December 24, 2012 | Festivals , Historic Destination | No Comment
Desirable Destinations in Delhi
Delhi- the historic city of India has an ancient history manifested in the landmarks and memorials and gives a testimony to the present history. Delhi has something for everyone that is reflected in the cosmopolitan culture that nurtures all festivals from all faiths, castes and religions as well as places of worship. This is also reflected in the market place, or dhaabas (street side restaurants) or the gorgeous five star hotels. Theatre, drama, entertainment of all sorts and for the lovers of history, Delhi is a sheer delight. You may visit the India gate, 42 meter high, standing high, free standing arch, which has earned the title of India Gate. Historic Destination Luytens designed and built this marvel in the year 1931. It was originally called all India war memorials in memory of  [...]


Humayun’s tomb: A Delight Of Delhi
November 16, 2012 | Historic Destination | No Comment
Humayun’s tomb: A Delight Of Delhi
The Mughals brought with them their love for gardens, fountains and water and no where they leave a more memorable legacy of this than on Humayun’s historic tomb. Humayun’s tomb located near the India Gate and Saint Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya tomb in Delhi, is a synthesis of Persian and Indian style building, and offers a excellent view of the surrounding countryside from its terraces. Humuyaun was the eldest and favourite son of Emperor Babar and ascended the throne when he was just 22, becoming the second ruler of the Mughal dynasty. But he did not live long, for he died at young age by tripping on the staircase of his library. Religious and tolerant Humuyun was patron of arts and literature and a poet. Humuyun’s tomb is the best examples of Moghul architecture and the Persian Char  [...]


Exciting tales from Ajanta Caves
October 1, 2012 | Historic Destination | No Comment
Exciting tales from Ajanta Caves
Visit the Ajanta Caves and enjoy the pleasures of a historical landmark in this part of the world in India. This is one of the world's greatest monuments in history and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO. It is around 55 kms from the city of Jalgaon and around 105 kms from the city of Aurangabad in Maharashtra. There are around 30 caves in Ajanta and of these the Caves 9, 10, 12, 26, and 29 are chaitya grihas. The rest of the caves are monasteries. Discovered sometime in 1819 AD these were built sometime in the early half of the second century BC. Most of the cave paintings in Ajanta belong to the 2nd century and some of them are from the 5th century AD. These paintings exhibit a very heavy influence of Buddhism and depict a lot of Bodhisatva incidents in the life of  [...]


Historical Tales from Fatehpur Sikri
August 6, 2012 | Historic Destination | No Comment
Historical Tales from Fatehpur Sikri
Visit the lovely land  of India and go back with a pleasurable travel kitty. India is a place of temples, architecture and forts Come here and bask in the pleasures of a great travel destination and get the best out of tours here. Visit Fatehpur Sikri and see this beautiful fort city that has been a dream construction of the Mughal Emperor Akbar. Built in the 16th century, this was the Mughal capital for some 10 years. This is a complex of lovely temples and monuments which have been in a uniform style of architectural elegance and also has one of the largest Indian mosques the Jama Masjid. Fatehpur Sikri is a living proof to the kind of civilization of the Mughals that existed here towards the end of the 16th century. This is a special example of the kind of architectural combination  [...]


Historical Experiences at Khajuraho Historical Experiences at Khajuraho
While in India, feel the sculptures and experience the monuments. This is the best travel tip that could be given to any interested tourist who comes to this lovely subcontinent. While here you would surely enjoy the pleasures of being in a totally different land filled with the best tourist delights. The Khajuraho Group of Monuments in the district of Chhatarpur is a beautiful town in the state of Madhya Pradesh in India. Located around 620 kilometres to the southeast of the city of New Delhi, this is a popular tourist hub in this part of India. This is in fact the largest group of medieval temples belonging to the Jain and Hindu religions. The place is famous for the most erotic structures that form the mainstay of this place. The word Khajuraho comes from the word Khajuravahaka  [...]


Hampi Tours and Travel Attractions Hampi Tours and Travel Attractions
India is a lovely country with the best forms of culture and tradition. This is a melting pot of culture with the best forms of religion, the most fascinating empires and the best variety of countryside attractions. So the Indian subcontinent has some of the most stunning and most attractive historical pleasures, that are the mainstay of the tours and travel pleasures here. Come to Hampi which is a treasure house of absolute pleasures and the greatest hub of beautiful tales from the past. Go back on time when you come to this land of attractions and get enchanted by the lovely sights, and the beautiful surroundings here and take back with you a memorable travel kitty. Hampi is a lovely laid back village which was the last kingdom of Vijaynagar which was one of the greatest Hindu kingdoms.  [...]


Give a High Five to Indian Historical Places Give a High Five to Indian Historical Places
With its history dating back to ancient ages and with a kaleidoscope of culture, tradition and art, India is also a land of history and tales. With the central focus on ruling kings, dismembered empires and reigning emperors, India has a lot of stories to relate when it comes to its history. Today all the Indian historical places are World Heritage sites and have a great role to play in world culture. The Taj Mahal Anyone would agree that this great love monument is one of the major attractions of Indian history. This majestic monument on the banks of the River Yamuna is a must see spot in Indian tourism in the city of Agra near the Indian capital Delhi. With a story of how the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan built this monument for his lady love Mumtaz Mahal, this is an attraction worldwide and  [...]


Get “Historical” the Indian Way
September 5, 2011 | Historic Destination | No Comment
Get “Historical” the Indian Way
So you do know that the land of spices, and traditions and cultures – India is also the land of history and historical wonders. Indian holidays are a major attraction for those who are adventure lovers and those who really have an  interest to explore places. Thus such Indian holidays make one realize that history is not only dates and events but also a feeling that comes from going to such places. While in India, the top historical places which you must visit are many but you certainly could start with the following : Bodhgaya A spiritual paradise it is the hub of Buddhism and has attracted millions of devotes across the world. This place situated outside the Niranjana is a holy site for the Buddhist and the holiest amongst the centers of pilgrimage in the world. History is proof to how  [...]


The Taj Mahal – A Journey down the Historical Love Lane
August 29, 2011 | Historic Destination | No Comment
The Taj Mahal – A Journey down the Historical Love Lane
Looming over the skies of Agra, the city in Northern India, the River Yamuna witnesses one of the Seven Wonders of the World - the Taj Mahal. Agra, one important Indian historic destination thus enthralls the tourist with its magnificence and grandeur. Existing since the 16th century, this love monument has the tomb of Mumtaz Mahal the Queen of Emperor Shah Jahan. Agra, a part of the Golden Triangle Tour in Indian Tourism. is an important historical Indian destination not only because of the Taj Mahal but because of its historical past too. Well connected with the world the Agra Cantt is the main railway station and Agra the airport nearby. While in Agra, the Taj Mahal automatically becomes an important tourist spot. Festivals of Indian arts, crafts and the culture are held in the month of  [...]