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Sensitive Art of Toronto

Sharp Centre for Design : Interesting paintings and sculptors in Toronto. This center is part of Ontario College of Art & Design. Right behind the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is this college with some interesting paintings that speak for themselves. Enter the college and take the elevator up to 5 and 6th floor for public area […]

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Corcovado National Park Trekking

Osa peninsula,Costa Rica is home to the largest rain forest in the Pacific Central America, Corcovado National Park. This park is so diverse and is celebrated as “the most biologically intense place on Earth”. To get to Osa peninsula from San Jose, I flew a small 10-seater plane. It was a $250 for the round-trip. The […]

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Istanbullus

The city is dramatic in it’s ancient mosques, its diverse population, its water-ways, its vistas, its ability to accommodate western culture without losing the Turkish originality, its welcoming hands to tourists. It is an easy city to visit. Istanbullus know what hospitality mean. As long as you are willing to go out of the tourist […]

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Night time pictures from around the world !!

Haha…I knew that title would catch your attention. If you are here looking for something sizzling, scroll down. 1) Chennai, India  My hometown boasts the world’s second longest sandy beach. The 13 km stretch is adorned by slums, fishing villages, hiding-spot-for-thugs, secret-lovers-spots, University of Madras, Ladies colleges, State government offices, beautiful churches, temples, statues of […]

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Varkala Beaches, India

Only a 50-km from Trivandrum airport, Varkala is one of the cheapest alternate beach option to Kovalam resorts. The stretch has only a few good hotels/hostels and restaurants. The time I visited the beach, I didn’t find it crowded with tourists. But, be prepared to play beach volleyball with the locals or take a casual […]

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Tak Bat – Silence is the code

Luang Prabang,Laos 5:30AM – Locals and curious tourists gather on the streets. Between 6 and 7 AM – Calm, collected and undisturbed saffron-robed monks line up, walk down the streets, and collect food that they would eat for the rest of the day. The town of Luang Prabang with well over 50 temples and monasteries, is […]

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Pink City (AKA Jaipur)

I went on a road trip with my parents from Agra to Jaipur in December, with a hope that Rajastan will cool down a bit. To my disappointment, it was a hot day from  sunrise to sunset. Jantar Mantar : Built by Raja Jai Singh in early 1700, Jantar Mantar is a collection of astronomical […]

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