Shirakawago, Japan: All in White!

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Hidden among the mountains, lies a quaint village of Shirakawago. Known for their iconic triangular farmhouses, Shirakawago was declared as a UNESCO world heritage site in 1995. The distinctive architecture of the farmhouses is designed for its function to withstand … Continue reading

Siena, Italy: 5 Things Not-to-be-missed in Siena!

One of Tuscany’s pride may be the irresistible Siena. Declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, the city center of Siena may not possess a history as rich as its nearest rival, Florence. However, there is a charm in … Continue reading

Prambanan: How to Build 1,000 Temples in a Day?

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Are you keen to relive the local legend, which said that Prambanan, a 9th century Hindu temple compound with 1,000 temples, was built by Prince Bandung Bondowoso at the request of Princess Rara Jonggrang in one night? If yes, you … Continue reading

Kinderdijk: The Iconic 19!

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Kinderdijk, another great suburb escape from Amsterdam, is definitely worth a day trip to witness the picturesque 19 windmills. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the 19 windmills of Kinderdijk bear a close resemblance to the 6 windmills of Zaanse Schans. … Continue reading