Accompanied by the serenity and vastness of the North Atlantic Ocean, Iceland serves as one of the most peaceful yet extraordinary retreats for the aspirant ones who find salvation in travelling around the world. It in-fact has been ranked as the most peaceful country of the world by the GlobalRead More →

Ponds in the Kathmandu Valley and the southern plains of Nepal have always been an integral part of culture and tradition. While some ponds have been preserved well in the valley, others have been encroached upon by modern construction or have disappeared completely due to negligence by authorities. Rani Pokhari, ‘the Queen’s Pond,’ with historicRead More →

If you are vegetarian, India is no less than a paradise. There are several hundred vegetarian recipes out here, and it is one of those few cultural zones in the world where meats and cheese are not essential components of a main meal. With Indian cooking, you will have anRead More →

Umrah is highly recommended in Islam and can be performed at any time during the year, except for the five days of Hajj. This pilgrimage is not compulsory for every Muslim as compared to Hajj, which is an obligation and one of the five pillars of Islam. However, one UmrahRead More →

By Elle Waters  My senior year of high school, I attended a community service trip to Peru. Upon arrival to the Lima airport, many of us were struck by a wave of dizziness that left us breathless and weak in the knees. We were informed that we were being affected by mildRead More →