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Gomar Monastery

Gomar Monastery (Gomar Gompa) is a 400-year-old Tibetan monastery in Qinghai in western China.The chörten (stupa), located outside the monastery walls is a modern affair, dating from the 1980's and can be climbed. Gomar Monastery is about 1km from...
by Beijing Visitor on Sep 5, 2016

Two days in San Lorenzo de El Escorial

The weather in San Lorenzo de El Escorial is cold and does not meet our expectations at all. So we decide to visit the interior of the palace and monastery complex. Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial The Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial...
by Travel Video Blog on Sep 2, 2016

Batalha Monastery in Centro de Portugal

30 kilometres to the north of Alcobaça, Joaquim Ruivo – the director ... Read More The post Batalha Monastery in Centro de Portugal appeared first on Nelson Carvalheiro.

Finding Cheap Accommodation While Travelling

The Happy Nomad Finding cheap accommodation is an important thing to consider while making travel plans. Spending a lot of money on a hotel room is a drag, especially if it’s a long holiday. No matter how... by Amit Saxena | Finding...
by The Happy Nomad on Jul 26, 2016

Serendipitous Day of Shrines

On my way to Door County in Wisconsin, I saw a highway sign listing attractions, one of which was “the only approved Marian apparition site in the US.” I mused on that a bit because I didn’t know there had been any Mary sightings in...
by Bertram's Blog on May 25, 2016

6 Things To Do In And Around Tawang | Travel Guide

Tawang located in the western corner of Arunachal Pradesh is one of the most sought after travel destinations of Northeast India. It is visited by numerous pilgrims practicing Buddhist faith and also by travelers who are […]...
by In search of greener pastures on Apr 25, 2016

Murcia’s Lux Mundi Monastery & Catholic Ming Yuan College

When I tagged along with my DOT-accredited tour guide friends, Maricar and Artie, to Salvador Benedicto, they were talking about the Lux Mundi monastery in Murcia, a town between Bacolod City and Salvador Benedicto. They were planning to visit the mo...
by First-time Travels on Apr 20, 2016

What I wore: Spring Style In The Yorkshire Countryside

Spring has sprung and when the sun shines there's literally no greater place than the Yorkshire countryside! Beautiful, lush...magical even! This is where our heart lies... The post What I wore: Spring Style In The Yorkshire Countryside appeared firs...
by Mummy's Got Style on Apr 15, 2016

Skirt in Winter

Photos were taken in December last year (2015) by my little sister, Ella Regala. Sorry for posting late :( Look how chubby I was back then, haha! But swear, I’ve already lost weight :) Back to the outfit details, so I opted for something girly...
by Le Petite Wears on Mar 29, 2016

Visiting Romania’s Maramureș County

Many Romanians vacation in Maramureș, a county in Romania north of Transylviania and south of the Ukrainian border, for the same reasons foreigners do. They are curious to see life as it existed centuries ago. Maramureș is like Pennsylvania Dutch c...
by EuropeUpClose.com on Feb 29, 2016

KIBBER Village – At an height of 4205m

KIBBER village is located at an height of 4205m and 18 km from Kaza. The highest village in the world which is connected by motorable road and is the highest habitated village in the world which has its own polling station during elections.One has to...
by Journal Edge on Jan 25, 2016

Raising ornamental bamboo for livelihood

Bending towards farmers success. Other than being a grass, there are other unknown facts about bamboo. For example, not many have heard of its use as embellishments in landscaping. Using bamboo as an ornamental plant is only a secondary consideration...
by Business Diary Philippines on Jan 13, 2016

The Monasteries of Ghum

During our visit to Darjeeling last year we made a trip to its neighboring village, Ghum. This small rustic village is not only famous as the India’s Highest Railway station but also is home for some very ancient Buddhist monasteries. On our way fr...
by Tales of Traveling Sisters on Nov 29, 2015

Top 5 Bhutan Monasteries to Add in Your Pilgrimage Itinerary

Bhutan- A Mesmeric Country with Handful Sacred Sights Are you looking for a destination to get rid of the daily hustle and bustle? If yes, then going on a pilgrimage tour to Bhutan can be an excellent way to explore the religious destinations. In fac...

5 Cara Mendapat Gratisan di Singapore

Berhemat pada saat liburan bisa menjadi satu pilihan yang bijak. Bagi para turis, kebutuhan akan liburan dirasa lebih penting daripada kebutuhan ekonomi. Walaupun mereka sedang tidak dalam keadaan berkecukupan tetap saja merencanakan untuk liburan. S...
by Wisata Singapura on Aug 27, 2015

Arqueta de Sant Martirià – Reliquary of the Saint Martirianus

In the afternoon of our last day in Banyoles, Marta José Maria from Arqueolitic led us again to the monastery of Sant Esteve de Banyoles. (4k UHD video – Arqueta de Sant Martirià ) The monastery was founded in the 9th century by the Benedict...
by Travel Video Blog on Aug 20, 2015

Exploring the old town of Banyoles

Banyoles is always worth a visit. The reason for this is not only the lake, but also because of the wonderful old town from the 14th century and the surroundings. Location The Catalan city of Banyoles is the capital of the district of Pla de l’...
by Travel Video Blog on Aug 16, 2015

Montserrat – Catalunya

Montserrat is about 40 km north-west of Barcelona. Montserrat is at the same time name of the monastery and of sand stone mountains. It is one of the landmarks of Catalonia. The highest peak, Sant Jeroni is 1,236 m high. From Barcelona we go by train...
by Travel Video Blog on Jul 28, 2015

4th of July Celebrations TONIGHT

Barbecues, fireworks and PARTIES! That’s a typical 4th of July in America - their Independence Day. But we’re writing this article to celebrate. So what’s the whole point, you ask? Truth is, some people believe we - the Philippines - […]...
by Everything Cebu on Jul 4, 2015

Friday Night Out: Events for Tonight!

At last - it’s Friday! It’s the start of that weekend freedom! And it’s time for that last minute planning of a night out with friends. Tonight is all about music, art and shopping. We felt this would come in […]...
by Everything Cebu on Jul 2, 2015


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