About, Europe & UK, Netherlands

Amsterdam

Amsterdam, the largest city and capital of the Netherlands, is also the country’s biggest tourist-draw. However, neither the Dutch government nor the head of state resides in Amsterdam. Amsterdam was a financial and political powerhouse in the 17th…

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About, Austria, Europe & UK

Vienna

Vienna is the capital of Austria and has been the heart of the Habsburg Empire for centuries. It has left behind an impressive number of palaces, monuments and other landmarks. We arrived in Vienna Haupbanhof in the mid afternoon…

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About, Czech Republic, Europe & UK

Prague

Prague is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. Situated in the north-west of the country on the Vltava River, it has existed for about 1,100 years. Founded during the Romanesque and flourishing by the Gothic,…

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About, England, Europe & UK

London

“You find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” (Samuel…

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Photography

My Digital Camera Journey

My Digital Camera Journey The only recording medium that I am comfortable with, at this point in time, is the digital camera. And here is my journey with digital cameras. I bought my first digital camera in August…

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China

Fenghuang (Phoenix Ancient Town), Hunan

Fenghuang (Phoenix Ancient Town) was built in 1704, and has 300 years of history. The old town district of Fenghuang nestles on the banks of the winding Tuojiang river in a picturesque, mountainous part of Hunan province and is…

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China

Furong, Hunan Province

Furong is an ancient town situated somewhere between Zhangjiajie and Fenghuang (Phoenix Ancient Town). The ancient town sort of wrap itself around the Youshui River that runs through it with buildings on both sides of the river. The…

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