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Short Stays in Amritsar: Must Visit Sights

A replica of Zamzama in front of Gobindgarh Fort - Pic by Gobindgarh from Wiki Commons SA 4.0

Ramdaspur or Ambarsar are the erstwhile names of Amritsar, a city in Punjab that you must visit on a trip to India. Located about 217 km North West of the Chandigarh, the State Capital, Amritsar is very close to the Wagah Border that separates present-day India and Pakistan. Amritsar has a lot to offer the … Read more Short Stays in Amritsar: Must Visit Sights

Unusual things to do in Goa, India

View from the Cabo De Rama Fort - Pic by Abby from TheWingedFork

OFF THE BEATEN PATH ATTRACTIONS IN GOAUsgalimal Rock CarvingsGalgibaga beachSan Jacinto IslandKerim BeachMorjim BeachCabo De Rama FortPalolem BeachSt. Augustine’s Tower Ruins Rita’s Gourment Cooking Class Butterfly Conservatory GoaKakolem BeachButterfly Beach POPULAR BEACHES AND DESTINATIONS IN GOACalangute BeachCotigao Wildlife SanctuaryCumbarjua CanalMapusa MarketNetravali Bubbling LakeArvalem CavesBaga BeachImmaculate Conception Church, PanjimPonda Street Market WHERE IS GOA?WHEN IS THE … Read more Unusual things to do in Goa, India

Kaka Baptista East Indian Museum, Manori Mumbai

Old East Indian artifacts - Pic by Abby from TheWingedFork

How to get to the East Indian Museum in Manori? The East Indian Museum is in Manori. So we need to cross the Marve Creek by ferry to get to Manori Jetty. (Marve Creek is also called Manori Creek or Malad Creek.) It’s 10 am and there’s a boatload of people already coming off it from … Read more Kaka Baptista East Indian Museum, Manori Mumbai

Why you should visit Vilnius, Lithuania

Church at Trakai - Pic by Rhiannon from Gypsy Heart

Vilnius is not the most likely or well known city at the top of most peoples Europe bucket lists. I must admit, I knew next to nothing about it and had never considered it as my next destination before I met Dov. I met Dov when we were both backpacking in Cambodia, and ended up … Read more Why you should visit Vilnius, Lithuania

Mumbai City Guide: Bombay, India City of Dreams

Marine Drive in Mumbai, India - By Vikram Adani

Bombay, the city of dreams, that’s where I live. My Bombay. Or should I say my Mumbai? Bombay from the Portuguese meaning ‘good bay’ or Mumbai from the Goddess ‘Mumba’. Of course we’ve had a lot of names over the centuries – Boon Bay, Bombain, Mombayn, Bombaym, Monbaym, Mombaym, Bombay, Mombaim, Bambaye, Bombeye, Bombaiim, and … Read more Mumbai City Guide: Bombay, India City of Dreams

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka

View of Sigiriya - Pic by Amar from Gap Year Escape

What are the reasons you must visit Sri Lanka? Sri Lanka is a tropical paradise island in the Indian Ocean that is littered with romantic hideaways, palm tree lined beaches and glistening blue-green waters. Here are just 10 of the top reasons why you should visit this beautiful island as soon as you can. Food … Read more Top 10 Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka

Nahargarh Fort: Abode of Tigers

City of Jaipur view from the roof of Madhavendra Bhavan - TheWingedFork

On my recent visit to Jaipur, Rajasthan I was lucky enough to visit Nahargarh Fort, originally named Sudharshangarh Fort. (Nope, not Nahargarh Palace; that’s just the name of many local hotels. Nahargarh Fort itself contains a number of palaces that we saw.) The name Nahargarh Fort directly translates to ‘Abode of Tigers’. Situated on the … Read more Nahargarh Fort: Abode of Tigers

Amazing Churches Across the World

Saint Nicholas Church, Turkey - By Pascale Van Craryveld from Slow Travel Guide

Ever wondered about the most amazing churches in the world? The ones that you have to visit at least once. Here’s a list of the most magnificent and amazing churches around the world from your favorite travel bloggers. 1. Memorial Church of Moses church on Mount Nebo, Jordan By Lindsay of CarpeDiemOurWay Mount Nebo is … Read more Amazing Churches Across the World

13 things you must do in Graz, Austria

Turkenbrunnen atop the Schlossberg in Graz - TheWingedFork

I loved my stay in beautiful Graz. It’s the second largest city in Austria, with a population that’s ten times that of another beautiful Austrian city, Feldkirch that my sis and I visited last October. It used to be a centre of commerce in the Middle Ages, with architecture still reminiscent of times past, and is a UNESCO … Read more 13 things you must do in Graz, Austria

Offbeat Occitanie towns in Aveyron and Lozère

Montaigut - Sunset - Abby---TheWingedFork

Off the beaten path Christmas in Occitanie, France CHRISTMAS IN LOZÈRESaint Énimie     Quezac and Ispagnac SLOW TRAVEL AVEYRONEglisse Russe & Sylvanes Abbey    Château de MontaigutLe Village de Salmonac     Viaduct de Millau Yeah, like I’ve said in so many posts, France has so much to see, for the tourist that wants … Read more Offbeat Occitanie towns in Aveyron and Lozère

7 Must dos on a weekend break to Northern Ireland

View-of-Coast-line-from-Dunluce-towards-Portrush---TheWingedFork

The Beauty that is Ireland They say mother earth is breathing With each wave that finds the shore Her soul rises in the evening For to open twilights door Her eyes are the stars in heaven Watching o’er us all the while And her heart it is in Ireland Deep within the Emerald Isle That … Read more 7 Must dos on a weekend break to Northern Ireland

7 facts about the Colosseum to know before visiting

Roma-Colosseum---TheWingedFork

Strangest question to hear at the Colosseum ‘What’s a gladiator?’ the lady asked her daughter as she sat to take a break. We watched stunned as the daughter replied that a gladiator may have been a warrior. She then read a display nearby and elaborated that a gladiator was a captured warrior in ancient Rome … Read more 7 facts about the Colosseum to know before visiting

2 things I didn’t like about Mount Vesuvius

Clouds-and-smoke-at-the-crater - TheWingedFork

So I finally visited Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii. My siblings and I had wanted to go since we were kids, ever since we had seen all those movies and read all those books about the place. All those books about the volcanic explosion at 1 pm on 24th August, 79 AD, and the legends and myths … Read more 2 things I didn’t like about Mount Vesuvius

How the majesty of Masada awed me

Majestic Masada While on our way to discover the secrets of the Dead Sea region and the healing properties of the Dead Sea, we stopped for a few hours at Masada. The 2000 year old fortification once housed King Herod’s palace, with its 3 rock terraces, overlooking the Dead Sea. We took the cable car up … Read more How the majesty of Masada awed me

Seegrotte’s underground Blue Lake, and the tale to go with it. Gluck Auf!

Seegrotte-1 - TheWingedFork

So as I was saying last week, it turned out to be a bargain. For around 49 Euros each we got to see Heiligenkreuz Abbey, Karmel Mayerling and Seegrotte Hinterbrühl, and didn’t have to shell out anything for transport or entrances. If you missed last week’s blog, my sis and I were running out of … Read more Seegrotte’s underground Blue Lake, and the tale to go with it. Gluck Auf!

One Wine Day in SA!

South Africa Wine Region - TheWingedFork

It was some time ago that I visited the beautiful country of South Africa with my folks… and what an amazing experience it was! We saw plenteous stunning places, but the one that stood out the most for its scenic beauty and landscape was the Winelands. It being the first leg of our journey, we … Read more One Wine Day in SA!

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