Attractions, Cities

Leaning Tower of Pisa

When Bonanno Pisano and his team of engineers and constructors sat down to lay the groundwork for the tower, they probably didn’t think that their greatest architectural folly would literally become a great architectural folly. The Leaning Tower of Pisa is a freestanding bell tower in the city of Pisa, Italy. It is one of […]

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Events

Montreal Bach Fest

Think music festivals and you think of this open field with a big stage and equally big speakers, blasting electronic music as people, especially youngsters are partying and having a fun time. While modern day music festivals are all about head-banging music, partying et al, there are some who do music festivals a little differently. […]

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Cities, Events

Melbourne Cup

If we ask you what are public holidays, you will probably say something along the lines of them being days that commemorate some famous person’s birthday or a historically significant event. But if you ask the same question to someone in Victoria, Australia, they will give you two words. Melbourne Cup. The Melbourne Cup is […]

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Monuments

The most beautiful monument that stemmed from grief

They say all that glitters is not gold. It’s true. All that glitters is the Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal in Agra, India is a mausoleum that was built between 1631 and 1653 CE by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan dedicated to his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal.  Over 20,000 skilled artisans from all over India and […]

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