Granada, the capital of the province of Granada in southern Spain’s Andalusia region, is a treasure trove of Moorish and Christian history. Replete with centuries-old Moorish palace quarters, churches, traditional Islamic houses, and architectural sites, this compact city will take your breath away! The city's strategic location, which is set at the foot of the… Continue reading Why you should add Granada to your Spain travel itinerary
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How touristy is the historic city of Toledo in Spain?
On a crisp winter morning of Christmas eve, I landed in the majestic city of Toledo by bus from Madrid. The bus journey was pleasant and took almost an hour, passing through miles and miles of farmlands. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in the 1980s, it was the captivating history of Toledo that first… Continue reading How touristy is the historic city of Toledo in Spain?
Russian culture trail
Ever wondered where Russia inherits its unique culture from? Explore its towns and cities and you will notice how various ethnicities play a strong role in shaping this culture. It comes as no surprise that the local music too is imbued with the warm spirit of this diverse culture. Russian music packs quite a punch,… Continue reading Russian culture trail
Where epics meet modern civilization
"Cultures have long heard wisdom in non-human voices: Apollo, god of music, medicine and knowledge, came to Delphi in the form of a dolphin. But dolphins, which fill the oceans with blipping and chirping, and whales, which mew and caw in ultramarine jazz - a true rhapsody in blue - are hunted to the edge… Continue reading Where epics meet modern civilization