Asia

Storytelling Ruins Of Prambanan Temple, Java, Indonesia

If you ever had doubts about the fact that universe conspires to make things happen for you, read this post. I was in Yogyakarta and we were to go to Borobudur early morning next...
Arborek Village Beach - Raja Ampat

Arborek – Glimpse Of Heaven Called Raja Ampat In Indonesia

Arborek is small tourist village in Raja Ampat. Where is Raja Ampat? Well, if you have not heard of it, believe me, it is the hidden heaven in the islands of East Indonesia. Before I...
Borobudur at Sunrise

Borobudur Temple – Heritage Jewel Of Indonesia

Borobudur had been on my wishlist for a very long time. When I was doing Dr. Vidya Dehejia's course on Buddhist Narratives I saw a lot of images of this Buddhist temple. I saw...
Indonesia - sunset and a temple

Visiting Wonderful Indonesia – First Impressions

Indonesia was on my wish list for many reasons. I always wondered how a country with 17,000+ islands managed itself. I wondered how big or small these islands were. All through my art history classes, I...
Tel Aviv - a happening city

How A Destination Joins A Wish List – A Case Of Israel

I must have first heard of Israel in the pages of my geography books in school. Confession – I have no memory of it except that I knew there is a country called Israel. After...
Sketch of a Peranakan Home

Peranakan Museum – Celebrating Diversity Of Singapore

Peranakan museum celebrates a unique culture – a culture of mixed ancestry, a culture where a lot of us can find bits and pieces of our own culture. A culture that belongs to many...
Ayutthaya at Night

Ayutthaya – Things To Do In Thailand’s Ancient capital

Ayutthaya is the enigmatic erstwhile capital city of Thailand. Ayutthaya stands on an island created by the three rivers – Chao Phraya, Lopburi & Pa Sak River. The rivers are almost like a natural...
Thiruketheeswaram temple Sri Lanka

Ramayana – Places To See In Sri Lanka

Ramayana related sites are scattered across Sri Lanka. Author Harsha went on a Hanuman trail - retracing the journey of Hanuman from Hampi in India to Sri Lanka. He writes about the Shiva temples, Ravana temples & places related to Sita Devi from Ramayana that he saw in Sri Lanka. After reading this, I am tempted to go for on Ramayana Trail in Sri Lanka.
Aqaba Street Art

Aqaba, Jordan Visit And Adventures At The Red Sea

Trade had been the biggest connector of civilizations since known history. Every era had its trading hubs and the world kind of revolved around them. In our age, these centers are New York, London,...
Art Trail at Changi Airport, Singapore

Discovering Art Trail At Changi Airport, Singapore

Art Trail at Changi Airport is an offbeat thing to do in Singapore, specially of you are flying out of Terminal 3. There are modern art installations by contemporary artists from various countries - interpreting the travel in their own way and in their preferred mediums with sculptures like Birds of flight, Going Home, Wings of Mexico.

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