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 →
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.
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 →
Bhutan, the “Land of the Thunder Dragon” is unquestionably a Himalayan paradise, where religion and mysticism is the way of life. Nestled amidst this mystifying environment is the Tiger’s Nest monastery in the town of Paro, the bejeweled crown of Bhutan. This monastery is certainly the most acclaimed landmark of this Himalayan kingdom, and the... Continue Reading →
As they say over here.. Bath is like a mix of smaller London, cleaner Paris and colder Rome !! Bath is one of those cities that’s so beautiful on every corner, every side street, ever residential road. This city has Roman influence but an obvious British culture, but with the cafe culture and hidden side streets... Continue Reading →
“Continuous economic growth and expansion in our finite world is not a must. In fact, the current global economic situation still presents a great opportunity to give nature a rest … to reduce stress, to have more free time, to become more secure and self-reliant, and to improve the quality of our lives.” Trying to spread... Continue Reading →
London’s Hyde Park is one of the greatest city parks in the world. Covering 142 hectares (350 acres) and with over 4,000 trees, a large lake, a meadow and ornamental flower gardens, there’s a good chance you’ll forget you are right in the center of London. Hyde Park in London has something for everyone. You... Continue Reading →
No trip to London could possibly be complete without a visit to amazing Windsor Castle, the family home to British kings and queens for over 1,000 years. The size of the Castle is breath taking, in fact it is the largest and oldest occupied Castle in the world and it’s where Her Majesty The Queen... Continue Reading →