Tuesday, May 28, 2024
W  hat does a wayfarer see when she climbs the 183 step-bell tower of Saint Domnius Cathedral in the old town of Split? In this thriving city in Central Dalmatia, amidst its well preserved medieval walls and Roman temples, between its...
K uala Lumpur is going through an identity crisis.For visitors, it is a place that embraces idle wanderers. For locals, they see it as a restless teenager in tattered-jeans and piercings clamoring for justice whilst trying to get drunk on teh-tarik.To...
 Travelers have been talking in reverent tones about a number of encouraging sights they noticed in Lisbon. It seemed it was all people could talk about lately. It hadn’t been long since the conversation shifted from austerity, youth unemployment...
 Between Vienna’s imposing Parliament Building and its famous university which dates back to medieval times, there sits a classic newspaper-laden Viennese café that bears the impress of uncompromising dignity.Inside you will find a wooden interior of exquisitely varnished columns,...
 Lisbon is in no hurry. It takes its time.The city wakes up when it wants to and sleeps only when it needs to. Slow. Like the container ships that glide under the 25 de Abril Bridge appending the capital...
In Malaysia, the country’s cultural diversity and soul is best expressed through its love for food and the makan.   The city train heading to the town center whizzes by fast after halting for a few seconds at Kuala Lumpur Central...
Singapore is a melting pot of cultures, a happy marriage of East and West. The Lion City roars with unfathomable energy and a new sense of identity.    From the balmy Friday afternoon rush hour, the occasional tropical breeze whiffs in...
Malaysia’s storied capital is teeming with contrast - from its jarring mix of ethnicities, cultures as well as beliefs all adding to its irresistible charm and intrigue.   The early morning call from the muezzin at the nearby Masjid Negara, Malaysia’s...
 Against the closing of spring and just as summer is about to make its anticipated entrance, our car zoomed along the curvy asphalt, passing several “Ausfahrt” signs with France miles away. The further we drove, the more it became...
 How do you keep a still gaze on Michelangelo’s David? Well, I did not. Forget about his biblical nature. David is butt-naked!A quick look at the exhibitionistic piece of marble is enough to arouse one’s imagination. Oh yes! Tell...

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