Reading Time: 6 minutes Once the home of the royal families of Manipur, Imphal became the capital of Manipur State under the rule of Britishers in 1826. This small city has witnessed some of the most important battles in Indian history with recent ones being one fought in World War II and the other one being fought between independent India and China.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Tranquillity greets me, aided by strong feeling of spirituality as soon as I get off my train. Varanasi welcomes me with open arms. Considered by many as one of the holiest cities in the world, Varanasi, bejewelled on the banks of the Ganges spoke to me with an uncanny familiarity.
Reading Time: 7 minutes When the only city in the world is spread over two continents and share the richness of Asia and elegance of Europe together. Could it be ever so, that Istanbul could be anything less than being spectacular?