Exploring the palaces and gardens of Potsdam Spring time in Potsdam is the ideal time frame to visit the royal palaces and gardens around Potsdam in Brandenburg, Germany. Home to the Prussian Kings of Germany and their magnificent royal residences, Potsdam became their showpiece close to the city of Berlin and the German equivalent to Versailles. The […]
Unesco World Heritage sites are specific sites of historical and architectural value or ancient remains that have significant cultural, historic and national importance to an individual country that preserves its unique features and important role of a heritage site.
Exploring Senso-Ji in Asakusa Senso-Ji in Asakusa is Tokyo’s largest and most popular Buddhist temple with over 30 million visitors coming to visit this temple annually. Also known as the Asakusa Kannon temple, it’s the biggest tourist destination in Tokyo and worth visiting because of its history, the complex of colorful temples, shops, gardens and public buildings that give […]
Game of Thrones in Spain When Game of Thrones was shot in Seville, Spain for season 5, the gorgeous gardens and alcazar palace in Seville were chosen to feature the amazing location for the stunning water gardens of Dorne. ( You can check out my post of Seville and the Game of Thrones post here). […]
Visiting Komodo National Park Of all the most exotic places to visit in Indonesia, Komodo National Park, a chain of isolated islands from the Indonesian archipelago of Flores is sensational. Dedicated as both a Unesco World Heritage site and a Man biosphere Reserve, points to the importance of this national park and the famous Komodo dragon […]
Amanjiwo Borobudur in Central Java Arriving at an Aman resort is a testament to understated elegance, this is easy to see and experience when you enter the Amanjiwo resort at Borobudur. A round structure both modern and stupa inspired, it mimics the incredible temple grounds of Borobudur below with a sophisticated and contemporary flare. Once you […]
Travel photo postcard – Prambanan Temple, Indonesia I’m visiting the ancient complex at Prambanan Temple in Indonesia built in the early 9th and 10th centuries and is the largest hindu temple dedicated to the god Shiva. Designated as a Unesco World Heritage site in 1991, the complex comprises of over 240 temples and is […]
Travel Photo Postcard – Borobudur, Indonesia I woke up very early (3am) to witness the sunrise and start of a new day at Borobudur in Indonesia, not an easy thing considering the late night party and dinner events I have been busy with on a press trip to Indonesia. This is one of my […]