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Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of Indian wildlife in their natural habitat

Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of…

South Asia’s most teeming nation is a veritable fusion of attractive places, lush landscapes and an ancient culture steeped in history and rituals. Architectural masterpieces of historic dynasties dot various states. India’s rich heritage together with its flourishing bio diversity showcases the beauty of the country. The city of Hyderabad offe…
Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along the Captivating Kerala Backwaters

Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along t…

Often called the Asian equivalent of the American Bayou, the Kerala backwaters are an expansive network of intricate waterways that include five lakes, forty rivers and a host of canals that span half the length of its home state. Stretching across over 900km the labyrinth of lakes, rivers, inlets and creeks form a truly magnificent eco system and …
Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of wonders

Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of…

Positioned just a short drive away from the beautiful Whitley Bay, the impressive Blue Reef Aquarium is ideally located in the North East coastal city of Tynemouth. It is a great place to discover how life goes on under the ocean. The Blue Reef Aquarium is a modern aquarium showcasing marine life in a new and exciting way. It has been designed and …
Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in Male

Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in M…

  No one would think that the decorative specs on the Indian Ocean would on close scrutiny turn out to be such resplendent islands full of tourist attractions. However, that is precisely what the Maldives is like. It has over twenty six tiny atolls or islands, which are governed separately but are a cohesive part of Maldives. Most of the festi…
Medical Tourism – Dental Care & Dentists in Bohput

Medical Tourism – Dental Care …

The Thai island of Koh Samui might have garnered a reputation for its idyllic beaches and pristine oceans, but it is also gaining popularity for another feature that is quite unique; medical tourism! Offering reasonably priced and international standard medical care, Koh Samui and such coastal areas as Bohput are also known for their high standards…
Family Travel to Philippines

Family Travel to Philippines…

The multicultural nation of Philippines presents an ideal destination for a family holiday. The suitable areas for families visiting the country include Boracay Island, Central Visayas and the National Capital Region Cebu. You may visit the most popular beach in Boracay, known as the White Beach which is famed for its spectacular sunsets and pristi…
Tag Archives: Xi’an
24th August 2016 , By caleb
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Go Cycling with Your Kids on Xi’an City Wall
The Xi’an City Wall located in the ancient Chinese capital of Xi’an is one of the oldest, largest and well preserved city walls in the country. Built in the 14th century as a military defense system, the wall has undergone made refurbishments till date. The wall borders an area of about 36 square ...
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21st March 2016 , By pushpitha
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Compelling Reasons to Visit Xian for Your Vacation – A Journey Back in Time
Xian had been the heart of ancient China’s economy, administration, and culture. The renowned Silk Route which connected civilizations from Greece to the Middle East to India, Sri Lanka and China culminated in the Xian province. Many of the Chinese dynasties that are still widely spoken of ruled the cou ...
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25th November 2014 , By roland
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Dayan Pagoda – or Giant Wild Goose Pagoda
Built in 652, Dayan Pagoda famously known as the Big Wild Goose Pagoda is located in southern Xian in the Shaanxi province of China. One of the Tang Dynasty’s treasured Buddhist relics it is one of Xian’s main tourist attractions. If you wish to explore this fascinating city in-depth consider book ...
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24th January 2014 , By Caliope Sage
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Tang Paradise – A Walk through the Past
The Tang Paradise is located in the south of Xian City and happens to be the first and the largest cultural theme park in the whole of China. In a nutshell this structure is simply spectacular and boasts all the exquisite richness of the Chinese culture. Chinese history is known for its gorgeous buildings tha ...
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10th December 2013 , By Sumaira Narayan
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Fountain show at the big wild goose pagoda – Liquid Dreams Take Flight
Renowned as one of China’s most iconic religious institutions, the Big Wild Goose Pagoda is a breathtaking structure that is at the heart of Xian’s cultural identity. Also known as the Dayan Pagoda, this towering religious edifice has been a permanent fixture in the province since the Tang Dynasty ...
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17th October 2013 , By Sumaira Narayan
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Stele Forest – Historic Collection
Being the vast expansion of the land that it is, China has endless attractions for the tourists ranging from temples, cultural sites, historic monuments, parks, gardens, wild life, rivers, mountains, scenery, cuisine, culture and history and many more for the hundreds of thousands of visitors who throng to th ...
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27th June 2013 , By Caliope Sage
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Shaanxi History Museum – Reunite with history
Situated in a province considered as an important birth place of Chinese culture, the Shaanxi history Museum is a not to be missed attraction when you visit this historic city. As a result of being the capital throughout 13 dynasties, this city and the museum have unique historic features. Regarded as the pea ...
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16th April 2013 , By pushpitha
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Lost among the Stones – Forest of Stele Museum
The Forest of Stele Museum in Xi’an, originally a 11th century Confucian temple is famous for its collection of 3,000 stele or inscribed tablets that is the largest of such collections in China. These tablets are important because the inscriptions give information on the lifestyle, religion and historic ...
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17th October 2012 , By Pushpitha Wijesinghe
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Forest of Stele Museum: A Journey Back in Time
In true Chinese culture, whenever an occasion called for celebration, the event was commemorated by erecting steles, a tall slab made of wood or stone inscribed with the names of the people they wished to celebrate. Paradoxically, these same steles were also used to mourn the passing of a loved one as well. T ...
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2nd September 2012 , By Pushpitha Wijesinghe
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Messages from the Past – Shaanxi Provincial History Museum
The Shaanxi Provincial History Museum should be on every visitor’s “must see” list if they are in the vicinity on Xi’an. After all Xi’an served as the imperial capital for ten dynasties and that means the museum’s collection is a treasure trove of antiquities from various important periods of Chin ...
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