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 […]
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.
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 […]
Exploring Chania, Crete – Travel Photo Monday Chania, the ancient capital city of Crete is perhaps one of the most visually stunning ports on the island. The city has a rich history due to many cultural influences and rulers of the Byzantine, Ottoman, Venetian, Crusaders and the early Minoan civilization along with the current Greek government. This has created many diverse architectural landmarks, monuments […]
Genoa’s Unesco World Heritage Sites Genoa boasts one of the most glamorous Unesco World Heritage sites in an area that is filled with of amazing palazzo or grand palaces just beyond the harbor and the medieval section of the city. This entire stretch of palaces is called the Strade Nuove or ”New Streets” and includes the decadent […]
Visiting Genoa, Italy in 24 hours Visiting Genoa, Italy is one of those harbor cities that are so underrated and not even on any radar for travelers visiting Italy. Even though the big three destinations, Rome, Florence or Venice are a must, Genoa is also special because of its illustrious trading history. For those looking beyond the popular destinations […]