Visiting Ephesus Turkey? Looking for the best things to do in Ephesus? Check out this amazing Ephesus travel guide with the most awesome Ephesus things to do and the best way to see Ephesus ruins.
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.
Are you planning a trip to Hampi, India? Do not forget to add a tour of the royal enclosures in your itinerary. Apart from housing famous temples, pillared mandapas, and interesting boulders, Hampi is home to some of the most intriguing royal palaces and private shrines. Read our post to find out more.
If you are planning a trip to Sicily, then you must visit Modica. Often referred to as the most Baroque city of Sicily, Modica is a treat to all your senses. Stroll down Corso Umberto I and take in exuberant remains of Sicilian Baroque architecture: grinning masks, winged cherubs, wrought-iron balconies, canted facades, belfrys, and columns.
All set for your trip to Pompeii? Have you considered including Villa Oplontis in your itinerary? We would highly recommend doing so. This ancient villa, with its mind-boggling frescoes, provides deep insights into the lives of wealthy Romans. Apparently, the more modest homes of Pompeii and Herculaneum were also modeled on Villa Oplontis. So what are you waiting for? Go ahead and check out all that you need to know before making your trip here.
Are you looking for unique day trips from Rome? Visit Tarquinia, home to tombs of the ancient Etruscan civilization. Not sure who the Etruscans were? Well, they gave Romans their toga and the victory march. Even the Tuscan column! They were surely smart. Read our guide to find out all about their lost civilization.