I am in Taiwan for a week. I am exploring the Southern, the Central and the Northern part of the country. I have seen silvery streams, emerald hills and serene lakes. I have also seen high rises, strong bridges and high speed trains. Though the Taiwanese have progressed, but have preserved their natural gifts. Technology and Nature sing together in harmony. Here are ten reasons to put Taiwan on your travel map ....
Any trip to a Western European is on the expensive side. Everything costs quite a bit...money, hotels, activities ...really, everything! Regardless of the costs, we still return to Europe often. The continent has put a spell over us, and we want to explore much more of it! For those who are planning a a vacation in Austria and need to get a sense of the budget for the same, here is what our expense sheet looks like….
There are over 2000 temples and pagodas that still stand tall at Bagan... there are the large, famous ones...and then, there are the lesser known ones. Which ones to visit...and which ones to skip? I managed to visiting about 1% of the these pagodas in three days. Some of made me stop and admire the architecture... some stunned me with the sparkle of gold... some made me feel part of the local culture ...and some calmed my soul with solitude. Here are the ten pagodas of my choice that are a must visit if you are in Bagan...