Archive for March, 2014

City Palace of Jaipur – Place to Visit

City Palace of Jaipur – Place to Visit
The most popular Jaipur attractions to visit are the ancient palaces and forts, with elaborate architecture that serves as a resplendent reminder of their royal heritage. The City Palace is an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal art and architecture. It is located in the heart of the Pink City Jaipur. This palace includes the famous Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal, and other buildings which form a part of the palace complex. The palace... 

The Bowes Museum, England

The Bowes Museum, England
The Bowes Museum opened in 1892 as a result of Victorian enterprise, taste and philanthropic vision. It was founded by a local business man, John Bowes who met and married his wife Joséphine, a French actress, in Paris. The Museum is home to a collection of European fine art and decorative arts. The permanent collections comprise works by artists such as Canaletto, El Greco, Courbet and Turner, and contain one of Britain’s most extensive collections... 

Super Cars in Palm Beach

Super Cars in Palm Beach
This is all about why this is the best place to live, work and play. 599 GTO Audi R8 V10 SL F40 Scud 959 Enzo F X X Lamblue Scudi Pan credit: Exotic Car Life  Read More →

Futuristic Galaxy SOHO by Zaha Hadid in Beijing

Futuristic Galaxy SOHO by Zaha Hadid in Beijing
Zaha Hadid`s buildings already became the contemporary heritage that attracts not only architectural audiences and developers but mainstream media and regular tourists as well. The new mixed-use development comprises four elliptical towers, each rising 15 stories and clad in panels of glass and reflective aluminum. A network of platforms and bridges connects the structures, linking them in one seemingly continuous coil. All together the buildings... 

Paradise in Semuc Champey, Guatemala

Paradise in Semuc Champey, Guatemala
The cascading pools of turquoise and emerald are often looked over in favor of the many other places worth venturing on the Guatemalan map, among them the ruins of Tikal, the colonial city of Antigua and the volcano-ringed Lake Atitlán. Semuc Champey means “where the river hides beneath the earth” in the Maya Qéqchi´ language. Aside from the stunningly beautiful waters and surroundings, what makes this spot special is the fact that... 

Magnificent Humayuns Tomb, Delhi, India

Magnificent Humayuns Tomb, Delhi, India
Humayun’s Tomb is a complex of buildings built for Mughal emperor Humayun who ruled India for a decade. It is located near the crossing of Mathura road and Lodhi road. This magnificent garden tomb is the first substantial example of Mughal architecture in India. It was built in 1565 A.D. nine years after the death of Humayun, by his senior widow Bega Begam. The architect was Mirak Mirza Ghiyath. Inside the walled enclosure the most notable features... 

Quant with Nano Flow Cell at Geneva Motor Show

Quant with Nano Flow Cell at Geneva Motor Show
Swedish supercar manufacturer Koenigsegg partnered with German firm NLV Solar AG on the Quant by Koenigsegg, shown at the Geneva Motor Show in 2009. This year the Quant returns to Geneva but under the auspices of a company called nanoFLOWCell, lead by the same Nunzio La Vecchia of NLV Solar. NanoFlowcell, a company based in Lichtenstein, says that the QUANT e-Sportlimousine utilizes four electric motors, one for each wheel, that give out a combined... 

Torres del Paine – Classic Trekking

Torres del Paine – Classic Trekking
Torres del Paine is home to some of the world’s most classic trekking routes. The W Trek and the Paine Circuit are popular routes. It is a national park encompassing mountains, glaciers, lakes, and rivers in southern Chilean Patagonia. The Cordillera del Paine is the centerpiece of the park. It lies in a transition area between the Magellanic subpolar forests and the Patagonian Steppes. This mountainous region dates to at least twelve million years.... 

Spectacular Kuwana Winter Light Festival

Spectacular Kuwana Winter Light Festival
Festival is running annually from mid November to mid March. It is one of Japan’s finest Winter Illuminations, including the famous tunnel of light, located in park in Kuwana City. The park really outdoes itself by using millions of sparkling LED lights all over the vast grounds including on the water and in the gardens. credit: emmamccleary  Read More →

Sevastopol before Ukraine Crisis with Russia

Sevastopol before Ukraine Crisis with Russia
Sevastopol is an important and historical port on the Black Sea. Founded in 1783 as the base of the Black Sea Navy of Russia, it was beseiged by the British in the Crimean War. In the 20th century it was the home port of the Soviet Navy’s Black Sea Fleet, and the city retains a significant Russian naval presence. The population is still largely ethnically Russian and the population’s sympathies still lie largely with Moscow rather than... 
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