Blissful Bihar

Bihar’s chaotic capital sprawls along the south bank of the Ganges for 15km, just east of the river’s confluence with three major tributaries. Patna has a couple of worthwhile sights but it’s a noisy, congested city that’s used mostly as a transport hub, or as a base for day trips to sights in northern Bihar.
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Norwegian Cruise Line has a range of family-friendly itineraries to choose from for your next holiday, including destinations in Europe, Alaska, Hawaii and more. If you’re looking for something closer to home,Norwegian Jewel’s forthcoming Asia Pacific sailing season is also not to be missed, providing an excellent opportunity to discover the local region with the
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Lately, Canberra has been staking a claim for the title of ‘coolest little capital’– and we’re not just talking winter temperatures. Where else could you chill out in with fresh ground coffee, before spotting kangaroos in the capital’s reserves then taking in some of the nation’s best culture? National Gallery of Australia The nation’s extraordinary
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In a first, the government today came out with guidelines for adventure tourism in the country,governing activities such as mountaineering, bungee jumping and scuba diving to ensure that they are conducted in a safe manner. The guidelines cover 15 land-based, seven air-based and seven water-based activities. Ministry of Tourism, along with the Adventure Tour Operators
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Kyoto is old Japan writ large: atmospheric temples, sublime gardens, traditional teahouses and geisha scurrying to secret liaisons.Fushimi Inari-Taisha With seemingly endless arcades of vermilion torii (shrine gates) spread across a thickly wooded mountain, this vast shrine complex is a world unto its own. It is, quite simply, one of the most impressive and memorable
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Kyoto is old Japan writ large: atmospheric temples, sublime gardens, traditional teahouses and geisha scurrying to secret liaisons. Fushimi Inari-Taisha With seemingly endless arcades of vermilion torii (shrine gates) spread across a thickly wooded mountain, this vast shrine complex is a world unto its own. It is, quite simply, one of the most impressive and
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Best known globally as the ‘Vegas of China’, the Macau Special Administrative Region is indeed a mecca of gambling and glitz. But the city is so much more than that. A Portuguese colony for more than 300 years, it is a city of blended cultures. Ancient Chinese temples sit on streets paved with traditional Portuguese
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Cradle of the Renaissance, romantic, enchanting and utterly irresistible, Florence (Firenze) is a place to feast on world-class art and gourmet Tuscan cuisine. Art & Architecture Few cities are so compact size or so packed with extraordinary art and architecture masterpieces at every turn. The urban fabric of this small city, on the banks of
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If you have time for only one sightseeing outing, this should be it. La Sagrada Família inspires awe by its sheer verticality, and in the manner of the medieval cathedrals it emulates, it’s still under construction. Work began in 1882 and is hoped (perhaps optimistically) to be completed in 2026

Boston’s history recalls revolution and transformation, and today it is still among the country’s most forward-thinking and barrier-breaking cities. Harvard University Founded in 1636 to educate men for the ministry, Harvard is America’s oldest college. The original Ivy League school has eight graduates who went on to be US presidents, not to mention dozens of
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