Sandwiched between the monoliths India and China, The Land of The Thunder Dragon or the tiny Kingdom of Bhutan has inspired many around the world by placing the happiness and prosperity of each of its individuals ahead of economic wealth. This is the central idea behind Gross National Happiness (GNH), Bhutan’s development philosophy.As you step out… Read More …Bhutan
May is the perfect time to travel around Euope. Between Winter making the last of its very reluctant exit and Summer gearing up for a blazing entrance, Spring struts about in all its resplendent glory. Multihued flowers sprout and sway out of every fertile spot and lush trees in myriad shades of green pleasantly nod… Read More …East Europe
Local Currency: Lira. The Lira is also referred to as YTL. Exchange Ratio: Lira to Indian Rupee: 31.01(Approx) Local Language: Turkish is the official spoken language while Arabic is widely spoken too, among other languages. English is neither spoken nor understood and it would be a smart decision to hire an interpreter to get around.… Read More …Istanbul, Turkey.
On a gloomy, grey afternoon in May, I traveled 50 kms outside Krakow, Poland to visit Auschwitz and Birkeneau, or Auschwiz-2 as it is also referred as, which are 2 of the surviving camps of the 3 that the Nazis set up to eliminate the Jews and other lower races. Auschwitz was spread over 92… Read More …Auschwitz and Birkenau.Poland : A Photo-Journey
There is something intensely liberating about being in a place where no one speaks, or even attempts to speak, your language. Which is why a trip to China, which included Beijing, Shanghai and the picturesque Guilin, got the nod from me right away. My first morning there and I woke up to find out that… Read More …Beijing
Best time to go: April to Nov. Spring starts mid March and in April the cherry blossoms are in full bloom. Currency: Yuan. 1 Yuan = 5.5 INR. (Mar ’05 rate) What to wear: Please do check the weather before you leave. In winter you will need your thermals, thick wool socks, gloves and skullcap… Read More …China
create your own visited country map or write about it on the open travel guide Beijing, China Guilin, China Darjeeling, India Mumbai (Bombay), India Pune, India Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Langkawi, Malaysia London, England Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic Washington DC, DC, USA Budapest, Hungary Istanbul, Turkey New York City, NY, USA Prague, Czech Republic Beverly Hills,… Read More …countries I painted Red!