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Life Inside 7 Ancient Ruins

When you’re a kid, history lessons often mean learning an uninspiring series of dates and events. It’s only when you get outside for the occasional field trip that the past comes to life. As grown-ups, most people don’t need to bother with the dry old facts. Instead, a good, warts-and-all history book and the freedom to visit astonishing places from our past add layers to our experience of the world around us. It can be dizzying to imagine human life taking place along the same paths you now tread, hundreds or thousands of years ago! But sometimes you need a bit of help to flesh out...

Paul Theroux: on travel and travel writing

Paul Theroux is the godfather of contemporary travel writing, known for his transporting, first-person classics such as Ghost Train to the Eastern Star, Deep South, The Tao of Travel and Dark Star Safari. Travel in an uncertain world… has never seemed to me more essential, of greater importance or more enlightening In his new collection of travel essays, Figures in a Landscape, Theroux is once again bracingly perceptive and enticing on places and people. He is ever captivating on Africa, the continent that gave him a lifelong love of travel. Hawaii, one of his two homes ─...

Serbia’s forgotten Roman legacy

BBC’s Travel Show brings you the latest insider travel news, a wealth of destinations, amazing experiences and features and practical hints, tips and advice for your holidays. If you liked this story, sign up for the weekly bbc.com features newsletter called “If You Only Read 6 Things This Week”. A handpicked selection of stories from BBC Future, Earth, Culture, Capital and Travel, delivered to your inbox every Friday.

Great Opportunities for the Perfect Paris Airport Taxi Services

This question arises every time you are going on a trip abroad, for example, Spain and you need to get from Barcelona airport, Madrid, Malaga, Alicante to your destination, whether it be a hotel, city center, or home address. Your searches begin in all directions: the Internet, a survey of acquaintances who visited Spain once, business cards, social networks, message boards, etc. with the purpose of understanding what adequate price offers exist on the market and who provides such a service. The result of such searches are offers from individuals on bulletin boards, a company of wide profile...

Latvia: Europe’s nation of introverts

In a comic book produced by the organisation Latvian Literature for the recent London Book Fair, the main character gives a rare smile on realising that the weather outside is perfect. That is, it’s heavily snowing, and thus he’s unlikely to meet anyone out on the roads. As he says, “below zero = below average risk of random encounter”. The comic is part of Latvian Literature’s #IAMINTROVERT campaign to celebrate – and affectionately make fun of – a kind of social reserve that Anete Konste, a Latvian publicist and writer who devised the campaign,...

Five Fantastic Places To Explore Your Spirituality In India

India is a multi-cultural and multi-lingual nation. Each region has its own traditions and lifestyle. A country that has nurtured so many cultures for thousands of years must have a religious past. Hinduism is the religion that is followed by most Indians. That does not mean that India is intolerant towards other religions. The secular constitution allows Indians to choose and practice their religion freely. Thus, you will find a high percentage of people following Islam, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, and Christianity. All religious festivals are celebrated with equal pomp and grandeur. When a...

Catch up the list of famous tourist places in India

India is a very popular country for its tourist wonders. Many tourist places in India makes people visit again and again. Because India is a country with an immense number of tourist attractions. Each tourist place is different with other so this will make people be more interested to visit places in India. In India, every tourist spot has its own specific attractions that are why India has become as tourism country. Then we move to top places to be visited in India. Some of the most popular places in India are Agra, Delhi, Kashmir, Kerala, and Andaman & Nicobar. Let’s go around these...

Pamper Yourself Unlimited at the top Abu Dhabi Hotels

The UAE’s capital – Abu Dhabi is a lively Arabian city packed with amazing architecture and world-class attractions. It is one of the world’s most modern destinations and equally elegant to explore. Same when it comes to Abu Dhabi hotel accommodation, you’ll find fantastic and luxurious hotel options. Abu Dhabi hotels perfectly blend modern glamour, glitz, and services with the timeless Arabian hospitality and culture. As a result, every traveler gets to experience royal stay and the best of luxury accommodation in Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi boasts a number of luxury hotels offering...

How an outrage over crispy chicken united South-East Asia

The trendy lightbox sign at Singapore’s indie cinema The Projector read ‘Justice for chicken rendang’ in April this year, echoing the hashtags that were blowing up social media at the time. #CrispyRendang and #Rendangate were uniting Malaysians and Indonesians, who were utterly outraged at a diplomatic controversy. In case you missed the furore, here is what happened: Malaysian contestant Zaleha Kadir Olpin cooked chicken rendang on the British version of MasterChef, which judge Gregg Wallace declared wasn’t ‘crispy’ enough and couldn’t possibly be...

Sirmione, Italian’s Most Beautiful Unknown Town

Sirmione is a commune in Lombardy, in the province of Brescia, making the north of Italy such a nice place to spend a couple of days. In fact this place has been bounded by the comunes of Peschiera del Garda and Desenzano del Garda in the province of Verona and the region that officially belongs to Veneto. Image by * Ivan Zanotti Photo * via Flickr This picturesque place covers an area of 33km2 and it is home of only about 8, 230 people who have the pleasure to enjoy its beauties, architecture and history. Actually Sirmione has a historical center which is located on the peninsula of...

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