BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN SAMARKAND

Did you know Genghis Khan demolished this city in the 13th century? And Timurlane made it his capital, restoring the glory of what was once called Maracanda by the Greeks…

MY FAVORITE TRAVEL EXPERIENCES IN 2016

Few of my favorite things besides reading is being surprised. And 2016 was full of it. Actually it was a sensorial delight, be it the Michelin star veggie feast or when I was wowed by the unusual works of Gaudi in Barcelona…

WHEN BARCELONA MET GAUDI’S SAGRADA FAMILIA

Not so long ago I had a jaw-dropping moment when I saw the glowing Tree of Souls in the movie, ‘Avatar’. You’ll get that very same feeling…

DISCOVERING 2 ERAS OF MUDEJAR ARCHITECTURE IN SEVILLE

Take a trip to Sevilla if you love Moorish history, food & architecture. In fact pack your bags and let all of Southern Spain surprise you…

11 DAYS IN TIBET ~ 432 STEPS TO POTALA PALACE

The Potala Palace in Tibet was of special interest to me as its name is derived from a legend associated with a country next door. India…