Sigirya in Sri Lanka showcases the grandiose ancient civilization built by King Kashyapa around 400 CE. A skyscraper like boulder in the middle of the island, puts modern architects to shame. Elaborate remnants of the royal palace, gardens, pool, baths and structural buildings stand the test of time on top
Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan in India, a region renowned for its textiles and jewelry. When spending Christmas in Jaipur this year, I certainly wanted to do some artsy shopping, though did not expect to go by way of forceful coercion, which often happens on tours with drivers. Although
Walking into the City Palace in Jaipur, India I stumbled upon this small spectacle. Jaipur Marionette show in Rajasthan, India on Christmas Day 2012.
Know what’s better than one oversized massive guy in a giant diaper grunting, and showcasing his dominance and prowess? Two… and in competition no less! Yes, sumo wrestling takes the cake on one of the cooler things I experienced in Tokyo when I spent two weeks hanging out there in
Tucked away in the central town of Ubud, on the island of Bali, the “Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary” houses Balinese Macaque who delight in swinging high up in the trees and all around you, performing for the audiences of people coming from near and far. Walking into the lush green
For all architecture aficionados out there, the yearly Chicago Open House weekend suits you well. Firms and historically significant buildings open their doors for a weekend only, and talk to you about the greatest achievements fellow Chicagoans have accomplished in the dynamic skyline reaching modern heights. For example, did you