Agra Fort – enjoying my visit post factum

Agra Fort – enjoying my visit post factum

I don't think I did the Agra Fort justice when I visited it years ago. These days, when I visit a historical monument or a natural beauty spot, everything else ceases to exist - it's only me and the place. At that time I was still battling the culture shock and sensory overload, so many ...read more »

The Kanheri caves – a huge complex of rock-cut Buddhist monuments in Mumbai

The Kanheri caves – a huge complex of rock-cut Buddhist monuments in Mumbai

We went to the Kanheri caves in the end of the monsoon last year and I found it the best time to visit - not only the rock-cut Buddhist monuments were impressive, but their splendor was complemented by the lush greenery around. Looking at the vastness of green, it was hard to believe this endless ...read more »

The Golconda Fort in photos

The Golconda Fort in photos

The Golconda Fort need no introduction. I kept my expectations high when going to Hyderabad, and the ancient complex was impressive indeed. Centuries after the peak of its glory, the fort doesn't cease to humble visitors with its might, grandeur and powerful voice from the bygone era. Every part of it is filled with history ...read more »

Taras Shevchenko Museum in Moryntsi – a journey to the Ukrainian past

Taras Shevchenko Museum in Moryntsi – a journey to the Ukrainian past

Almost every nation has a revolutionary poet who belonged to the poorest section of society and whose passionate poetry sounded like a voice of the whole nation. Ukraine is no exception. Every Ukrainian is familiar with Taras Shevchenko‘s ‘Testament': When I am dead, bury me In my beloved Ukraine, My tomb upon a grave mound high Amid the spreading ...read more »

[GUEST POST] 7 Places to Visit in India For Honeymoon Couples

[GUEST POST] 7 Places to Visit in India For Honeymoon Couples

 A vacation that brings two people close, spurs understanding and appreciation for each other is a honeymoon, and what better place than the land of calm beaches, secluded hill stations and breathtaking hills and mountains, in India, to spend it! So, here are the most popular 7 Places to visit in India for honeymoon couples ...read more »

Touristy things to do in Hyderabad

Touristy things to do in Hyderabad

As you can see from the title, I'm not at all  snobbish when it comes to traveling, and statements like "I'm a traveler, not a tourist" are not about me 🙂 Although I like to go off the beaten path, there is nothing wrong in exploring popular touristic attractions. After all, they are popular for ...read more »