Matera, Basilicata, Italy – European Capital of Culture 2019

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There’s a tiny corner in Southern Italy that has only recently come out of the shadows. Much maligned as recently as 50 years ago as “The shame of Italy”, Matera, the ancient revamped capital of Basilicata, with its magnificent rocky cavernous landscape and its troglodyte dwellings, has been awarded European […]

Ladakh’s secret – a Russian journalist, an Indian monk, and the lost years of Jesus Christ

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Situated in the Himalayan region of Ladakh, India, the imposing Hemis Monastery has been around since before 11th century. One can imagine the stories and legends that surround this beautiful old Buddhist monastery. The most staggering story or legend has been passed down by a Russian journalist named Nicolas Notovitch, who had […]

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Photo courtesy: Priya SrivastavaThere are architectural marvels, there are mighty mountains and then there are these mystical living root bridges in Meghalaya. Certainly the world is brimming with myriad destinations that have the ability to leave an everlasting impression on us but only a few make their ways and connect […]

Destinations with both beaches and mountains – the best of both worlds

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Credit: ThinkStock PhotosEach one of us has reservations about what we like when we travel. Mostly, we can be broadly divided into beach lovers and mountain lovers. However, there are places with beaches and mountains both, which mean we can all travel together as one big family; and we can get the best of both world. Now, […]