Have you seen the majestic Angkor Wat? And looking for some new inspiration to visit Cambodia? Maybe an off the beaten track itinerary? We have you covered. Our choice of 7 fascinating yet forgotten temples from the Khmer era to help you venture beyond Angkor.
It was difficult to imagine Cambodia without Angkor. That was until we found these hidden gems spread all over the country. The temple of Preah Vihear – now a UNESCO Heritage Site – is one of my favorites.
Hampi was the ancient capital city of the Vijayanagara Kingdom of South India in the 14th century AD. It is located in the Ballari district of Karnataka and today, is home to the Hampi Group of Monuments, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The place is dotted with ruins of all kinds: temples, palaces, private baths, […]
Mango Tree, a great place to eat out, is one of most popular restaurants in Hampi. Click here to find out why.
An upside down shadow, a 3-headed Nandi, stunning murals, and an elephant of its own – Virupaksha Temple of Hampi is home to many more wonders. Take a tour of this beautiful temple with Stories by Soumya.
Pattadakal – a name I had not heard before this November. Who knew it housed such beautiful temples! And was the seat of some of highest levels of art and architecture! When I started searching for it online, I was so proud to see it listed as one of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The article […]
Going to Hampi was my dream ever since I read about it in my middle-school history books. One picture of Hampi had stuck to me for my life. The picture of a stone chariot standing in an open courtyard. It vaguely reminded me of the temple of Konark but not exactly. This November, I was […]
Ahmedabad is a culturally rich and vibrant city in India. Apart from being the financial hub of Gujarat, Ahmedabad is home to history and culture from ages ago. In fact, it was the first Indian city to be declared a UNESCO Heritage City in July 2017. Amdavad, as it is locally referred to, has a number […]
If you are visiting Berlin and have some time to spare, then you must plan for a day trip to Potsdam. A day in Potsdam can be very fulfilling and invigorating at the same time. There is so much to see in this small city that you may eventually run out of time and want […]
Regensburg is a small German town in Eastern Bavaria. You will, probably, find a million reasons to stay back when you get here but here are 3 very exciting reasons why you should come to Regensburg in the first place. Regensburg is one of the many important cities located on the River Danube, Europe’s second […]
The name “stepwell” seems so self-explanatory: going down the steps to get to the well. And that is exactly what stepwells are. They are wells deep down under the surface of the earth with many flights of stairs leading you up to them. And in the majestic stepwells of Gujarat in India, these stairs are […]
And where the green could be simply green and the blue could be solely blue; It was a beautiful place on the earth, a place called Jiuzhaigou! A generous splash of blue and green, a never-ending trail of winding paths and an amazing concoction of towering mountains, fragrant alpine forests, and crystal clear lakes: this was how Jiuzhaigou […]