Traveling to Mexico City? Be sure to grab this Mexico City fact guide with the 21 most interesting things about Mexico City CDMX.
Polonnaruwa, an ancient capital city of Sri Lanka’s Sinhalese Empire, was once the epitome of art and culture. It was home to the sacred tooth relic of Buddha apart from being the site of one of the largest Buddhist universities of the medieval era. And it was home to 4 iconic Buddha statues that form the pilgrimage site of Gal Vihara today.
Apart from all this wonderful history, there was one special thing that drew me to Polonnaruwa. One special connection that took me back to my roots in Odisha. Click to find out what it was and read my travel story for Polonnaruwa Sri Lanka.
Fancy taking a trip down Europe’s historical alleys? And no! We are not talking of the Ancient Roman Empire or the Glorious Age of European Renaissance. We are talking of something in between. Something that gets missed quite a bit because it was sandwiched between the above two. Yes, the lesser-known but equally vibrant period of Europe’s Middle Ages.
Here’s a list of the 26 most gorgeous medieval towns in Europe with their collection of cobbled lanes, walled compounds, beautiful churches, and intriguing origins. I loved working together with other travelers on this exciting project on Medieval Europe. Let me know what you think about it.