Category: Lifestyle

The World’s Highest and Longest Glass-Bottomed Bridge

Glass bridges in China have been a popular craze for the daring photo opportunities they provide. Events like mass yoga displays and even weddings have been staged on several such bridges. Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge is a bridge in Zhangjiajie, China, above the Wulingyuan area. The glass-bottomed and transparent bridge connects two mountain cliffs in what are known…
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Colosseum of Ancient Rome

Built in 70 A.D., Rome’s Coloseum,  2,000 years after it was built, has been the site of celebrations, sporting events and bloodshed. Today, it’s a major tourist attraction, playing host to 3.9 million visitors each year. Located just east of the Roman Forum, the massive stone amphitheater known as the Colosseum was commissioned around A.D. 70-72…
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The Story of An Ancient Temple – Angkor Wat

Angkor was built as a city of Hindu and Buddhist temples in Cambodia. At its peak in the 11th and 12th centuries, Angkor was the capital of an empire that stretched from Malaysia to Myanmar. Angkor Wat, was built between roughly A.D. 1113 and 1150, and encompassing an area of about 500 acres (200 hectares),…
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Health Benefits of Butterfly Pea Flower

The Butterly Pea Flower (also scientifically referred to as Clitoria ternatea) often grown as an ornamental plant in Asia is noted for its bright blue edible flowers. Known for its luminous indigo colour, Butterfly Pea has traditionally been used as a vegetable in cooking, to colour deserts or to make a strikingly vibrant coloured tea. Aside from…
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Coromandel, Place to Chill Out

Located only one and a half hours travel from Auckland Airport, the Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand is a world away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The Coromandel Peninsula has a rugged range of mountains covered in natural rainforest running down the length of the peninsula. Around a three-hour drive from Auckland, the…
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