Kinkaku-ji, Japan

The well known Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Kinkaku-ji also known as the Temple of the Golden Pavilion is a beautiful temple with very serene surroundings. The Golden Pavilion is three stories high and the second and third story of the pavilion are covered with pure gold leaf. It would be nice if visitors are allowed to…

Kiyomizu-Zaka Street , Japan

Kiyomizu-Zaka Street is a very interesting street to experience the traditional old Kyoto. The street is occupied with many wooden shops and cafes selling a variety of local products including local crafts. Some of the shops provide free testing on the sweet treats made from rice flour with different flavored fillings and they are mainly very…

National Marionette Theatre, Czech Republic

Don Giovanni puppet play at National Marionette Theatre was entertaining and it was one good experience to witness the professional puppeteers in action. The size of the theare is not huge and the stage is rather small but good enough for the show. I enjoyed the humorous and engaging performance although I could not understand…

Prague Castle, Czech Republic

Prague Castle is stunning and its surroundings is huge. The route to the castle requires a bit of walking but the great location of the castle provides spectacular view of the city. The recommended length of visit would be a few hours for anyone who would like to explore all areas of the castle and…

Astronomical Clock Tower, Czech Republic

The very unique yet stunning Astronomical Clock in Prague is a medieval clock that is still operating until present day. This third oldest medieval astronomical clock in the world is one of the main attractions in Prague that draws large crowd day and night. The clock tower is worth a visit and an entrance fee…

City of Prague, Czech Republic

City of Prague is such a beautiful city with amazing architectures and many interesting places to explore. The extraordinary layout of the city is stunning with colorful houses with red roofs that brighten up the entire city. I would recommend some of the attractions in Prague that I found it interesting during my visit and one…

Prague Easter Market

Prague Easter Markets located in the historic Old Town Square is a lovely place to visit during Easter. Old Town Square is situated in the Old Town quarter of Prague which is the capital of the Czech Republic. The Easter Markets consist of wooden huts and every hut displayed interesting items including traditional foods. One…

Nymphenburg Palace, Germany

Nymphenburg Palace and its surroundings is absolutely stunning! This Baroque Palace located in Munich is not to be missed and could easily reached by tram from the city centre. The nearest tram stop to the palace is known as Schloss Nymphenburg. The palace itself is wonderful and the interior is beautifully decorated with furniture and…

Munich Residence, Germany

Munich Residence is an interesting place to visit and I am particularly impressed by the grand elaborated auditorium known as the Cuvillies Theatre. The theatre is not huge but the colour combination of red seats and beautiful gold carvings has certainly makes it outstanding. Munich Residence has all together ten courtyards and each of them…

Salzburg, Austria

A beautiful day at the beautiful Salzburg with the cousins were just unforgettable. It was such a last minute plan on the night before that we have decided to visit Salzburg and never in my life that I would thought of visiting Austria. It was definitely one of the best decisions that we have made…

Munich National Theater, Germany

It was wonderful experience at the historic opera house – Munich National Theater with the performance of contemporary ballet of ‘Rite of Spring’ by a group of enthusiastic performers. The overall performance was entertaining but it was not what I would have expected. The interior of the theater is absolutely spectacular and grand with a…

Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle the nineteenth-century palace is located in such an unbelievable location and it is one of the most visited castles in Germany. I was mesmerized by the amazing view of this castle located on a hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria. The journey to the castle was easy and…