Historic City of Ayuttaya: Carefully Picking Things Up

The challenge posed by this site is to make sense of the scattered remains of a former strong Southeast Asian empire’s capital.  The historic city of Ayutthaya gained global importance due to its strategic trading location and strong diplomatic networks that were highly prized by the Chinese, Indians, Japanese, Dutch, Portuguese, and even the British. … Continued

Love at first sight in Hungary

LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT I had the opportunity to travel across different parts of Europe last year and savoured the experience. And like travellers before me, I also found something to love about every city that I visited. But when it came to Budapest, it was love at first sight and it was the river … Continued

When Time Stood Still in Argentina

When Time Stood Still in Argentina. It has been said that while travel may empty your bank balance, it fills your life with new enriching experiences and that is priceless. I have no regrets about my time spent travelling. Salta – known as “la linda”, the beautiful. This is true of this city in North … Continued

Days gone by…on Miyajima Island, Japan

According to “Nihon Kokujisekikou” (“Observations About the Remains of Japan’s Civil Affairs”), Confucian scholar Shunsai Hayashi’s painfully titled book chronicling his 17th century travels through Japan, Itsukushima ranks among the country’s three most scenic spots. Our own travels did not include the other two locations – Matsushima and Amanohashidate – but my husband and I … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel