Nerd’s Eye View : Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam is a truly unique and beautiful city that’s well worth a visit on any European adventure. It's best known for its canal houses, abundance of tulips, and easy biking trails. With world-class museums, quirky festivals, theater, live music, laid-back bars and delightful restaurants, there's never a shortage of things to do and see in... Continue Reading →

Nerd’s Eye View : Galle, Sri Lanka

The capital of the southern province, Galle is a city with a colorful history. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this city is a delight to explore on foot, an exotic old trading port blessed with imposing Dutch-colonial buildings, ancient mosques and churches, grand mansions and museums. Built by the Dutch in 1663, Galle's core is the... Continue Reading →

Nerd’s Eye View : Punakha, Bhutan

Punakha was the capital of Bhutan until the 1960's, and still retains the serene atmosphere of a place with a regal past. Located at a height of 4265 ft., Punakha valley, one of Bhutan’s most scenic destinations, is the perfect place to awaken the nature lover in you. The Dzong is the main attraction, but there are also other... Continue Reading →

Nerd’s Eye View : Manchester, England

'This is Manchester, we do things differently here', the motto aptly describes the city of Manchester. The city is a product of the Industrial Revolution and is known as the first modern, industrial city. From being the breeding ground for industrial revolution to leading the architectural style with rich variety of Gothic and modernist styled buildings...... Continue Reading →

Nerd’s Eye View : Pashupatinath, Nepal

At first glance, Pashupatinath might not look that sacred... The temple is just a few hundred metres from the end of the runway at Tribhuvan Airport, overlooking a particularly polluted stretch of the Bagmati. However, in religious terms this is a powerhouse of Hindu spiritual energy, and is closely connected to Shiva in the form... Continue Reading →

Nerd’s Eye View : Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal

In Kathmandu, almost everything revolves around the thriving backpacker district of Thamel. Thamel has been the centre of the tourist industry in Kathmandu for over four decades, starting from the hippie days when many artists came to Nepal and spent weeks in Thamel.

Nerd’s Eye View : Glenfinnan, Scottish Highlands

A village in the Scottish Highlands, Glenfinnan attracts many thousands of visitors from around the world to experience the stunning scenery but also the special atmosphere. The famous Glenfinnan viaduct carries the railway to Glenfinnan Station across a 1,000 ft span, 100 ft above the ground. The Jacobite steam train runs from here to Fort... Continue Reading →

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