Discover the beauty of Freetown
The country was blessed with inexplicable beauty — perfect white sandy beaches kissing the sparkling warm waters of the Atlantic.
By Shamlal Puri 7 years ago
Discover the beauty of Freetown
Holiday in beautiful, stunning Barcelona
This medieval city on the northeast coast of the Iberian Peninsula facing the Mediterranean Sea is the bustling modern cosmopolitan capital of autonomous community of Catalonia region in eastern Spain.
By Shamlal Puri 7 years ago
Holiday in beautiful, stunning Barcelona
Allure of Armenia
Armenia boasts history which is longer than other European countries even though it gained its independence from the Soviet Union only in 1991 after the Russians had colonised it in the 1920s. It has one of the earliest Christian civilisations with churches built in the Fourth Century.
By Shamlal Puri 7 years ago
Allure of Armenia
A paradise called Kashmir
Described as Paradise on Earth, in the summer, the Kashmir Valley bursts into a riot of colours with millions of flowers laid out as a huge carpet on a truly mesmerising landscape.
By Shamlal Puri 7 years ago
A paradise called Kashmir
Kenya shares its magic at Arabian travel market
The natural beauty and the unique wildlife of Kenya attracted the attention of thousands of visitors from the United Arab Emirates and across the Middle East and further afield who had descended upon Dubai’s World Trade Centre for the four-day Arabian Travel Market in April.
By Shamlal Puri 8 years ago
Kenya shares its magic at Arabian travel market
Enjoy the rhythm of Belgrade
Once at the heart of serious political and ethnic war in the then Yugoslavia, Belgrade, the modern capital of Serbia, has recovered and is among the most sought-after destinations by travellers keen to explore the undiscovered Eastern European cities.
By Shamlal Puri 8 years ago
Enjoy the rhythm of Belgrade
Happy days are back in Monrovia
Monrovia, the capital of Liberia, which suffered the brunt of civil war in the 90s and at the turn of the century, is slowly coming back to life.
By Shamlal Puri 8 years ago
Happy days are back in Monrovia
Budapest is a unique city
If you are hungry for a destination that comes on the top of welcoming cities, then head off to Budapest, the capital of Hungary.
By Shamlal Puri 8 years ago
Budapest is a unique city
The wonderful Windhoek city
Although the city is largely the springboard for wildlife, desert, beach safaris in the rest of Namibia, it is worth a visit in its own right.
By Shamlal Puri 8 years ago
The wonderful Windhoek city
There is more to Vegas than just slot machines
Las Vegas is a dream destination for anyone in search of the high life in the fast lane.
By Shamlal Puri 8 years ago
There is more to Vegas than just slot machines
Fun in the land of midnight sun
When most people think of Oslo, the capital of Norway, their minds are switched on to the annual Nobel Peace Prize or that part of the world where it is very chilly.
By Shamlal Puri 8 years ago
Fun in the land of midnight sun
Smile, you are in Belfast
People always smile in Belfast and give strangers a few moments of attention so it is no wonder that the capital of Northern Ireland was declared the happiest city in the United Kingdom
By Shamlal Puri 8 years ago
Smile, you are in Belfast
Experience Warsaw’s charm
The heart of Warsaw, the modern capital of Poland which was completely destroyed by Germans during the Second World War, has risen from the rubble and turned into an attractive city.
By Shamlal Puri 8 years ago
Experience Warsaw’s charm
Discover Madrid's hidden gems
It is not for nothing that Madrid, the Spanish capital is known far and wide for its good and vibrant La Vida (life) which every visitor looks forward to.
By Shamlal Puri 8 years ago
Discover Madrid's hidden gems
Self-styled Archbishop Deya dares you, again!
Gilbert Juma Deya, the self-styled Archbishop of Peckham truly enjoys controversy.
By Shamlal Puri 8 years ago
Self-styled Archbishop Deya dares you, again!
Why Cairo is mother of the world
My first thoughts of this grand city focused on one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient World, the Pyramids. These most fascinating tombs in the world and the archaeological sites draw you to Cairo.
By Shamlal Puri 8 years ago
Why Cairo is mother of the world
Eternal City of Rome
Rome, the Eternal City is one of the world's most fascinating capitals. It is packed with piazzas, churches, archaeological sites, amazing architecture and works of art — not to mention enthralling street cafes, shops, markets and fountains.
By Shamlal Puri 8 years ago
Eternal City of Rome
Magical islands of Papua New Guinea
This is a place where a visitor viewing the stunning scenery across the vast tracts of this wild and underdeveloped country can easily imagine that he is the only person on earth!
By Shamlal Puri 8 years ago
Magical islands of Papua New Guinea
Let your spirit fly high in Kyrgyzstan
Travelling to Kyrgyzstan is like taking a magic carpet ride back in time.
By Shamlal Puri 8 years ago
Let your spirit fly high in Kyrgyzstan
Kazakhstan has risen like a mirage
Kazakhstan was largely unknown to the outside world until 2006 when the controversial British-American mockumentary comedy film Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (simply called Borat) was released
By Shamlal Puri 8 years ago
Kazakhstan has risen like a mirage
Nature is at its best in Tajikistan
Tajikistan is a picturesque 143,100 square kilometres of a country in Central Asia.
By Shamlal Puri 8 years ago
Nature is at its best in Tajikistan
Discover fascinating, little known Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan is an unknown, fabled and an exotic destination with an extra pull as it appeared on the global tourist map only recently.
By Shamlal Puri 8 years ago
Discover fascinating, little known Uzbekistan
Kuwait city is a luxurious oasis
Twenty years after the short-lived invasion of Kuwait by neighbouring Iraq, this tiny oil rich city state's tourism industry is yet to recover even as the Gulf nation continues to be a magnet for foreigners who need luxury beach resorts and glittering shopping malls.
By Shamlal Puri 8 years ago
Kuwait city is a luxurious oasis
Paris is truly a city of dreams
Paris is truly a city of dreams. Its seeping grandeur and magic captivates and inspires many visitors making it one of the most romantic and infectious cities in the world.
By SHAMLAL PURI 8 years ago
Paris is truly a city of dreams
Mingle with the stars in Isle of Man
While London’s tourist attractions are the most Googled in the world, few visitors would think of the British Crown dependency of Isle of Man as a holiday destination.
By SHAMLAL PURI 8 years ago
Mingle with the stars in Isle of Man
God's own garden
The Co-operative Republic of Guyana, simply known as Guyana, gives you many reasons to plan a long-haul holiday in this part of the world.
By SHAMLAL PURI 8 years ago
God's own garden
Garden in the desert
The lush greenery of the Garden City of Al Ain was a welcome sight.
By SHAMLAL PURI 8 years ago
Garden in the desert
Summer adventures on River Thames
The freezing cold has gone and the country is now out of winter blues. Britain is now basking in a hot summer and Britons look more cheerful as the sun shines on us; and fruit trees and plants are in full bloom.
By SHAMLAL PURI 8 years ago
Summer adventures on River Thames
Carnivals and calypso in Trinidad
Most people overlook the gorgeous Caribbean twin islands of Trinidad and Tobago but those who holiday there praise the best sights, spell-binding scenery, marvelous beaches, charming and friendly people of this country.
By SHAMLAL PURI 8 years ago
Carnivals and calypso in Trinidad
Excitement in Cyprus
Far from being known around the world only for its classy wine, Cyprus is a destination that offers a memorable action-packed holiday.
By SHAMLAL PURI 8 years ago
Excitement in Cyprus
Guam is a jewel in the Pacific
Few people would be familiar with the name of the Micronesian island of Guam, which with its inviting golden sandy beaches, coral reefs and rich culture is a destination worth considering for a relaxing holiday.
By Shamlal Puri 8 years ago
Guam is a jewel in the Pacific
Thailand: New Year with a splash
Three days of happiness and joy were spread all over Thailand in April when the country ushered in the Buddhist New Year.
By Shamlal Puri 9 years ago
Thailand: New Year with a splash
Malta offers the old and the new
The past and the present live passionately together on the picturesque Islands of Malta, a southern European island country in the Mediterranean Sea, which lies south of Sicily, east of Tunisia and north of Libya.
By SHAMLAL PURI 9 years ago
Malta offers the old and the new
DRUMS ROLL OUT: Kenyans turn out to cheer stars of London Marathon
Just a short walk from the finishing line of the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon are four lion statues reclining quietly underneath the plinth of Nelson’s Column facing the Uganda House in Trafalgar Square, central London. Just across the road from Admiralty Arch, four Kenyan lions whizzed into the record books after pounding 26.2 miles on British capital’s cold and wet roads crossing the finish line amid tumultuous applause to win the world’s most famous event.
By SHAMLAL PURI 9 years ago
DRUMS ROLL OUT: Kenyans turn out to cheer stars of London Marathon
In Iceland the skies dance in front of you
If you are in search of mystery, adventure and the unexpected — head to Iceland to experience something different — far away from the beaten tourist trail.
By SHAMLAL PURI 9 years ago
In Iceland the skies dance in front of you
Brussels has a heart and soul
Belgium, known worldwide as the centre of the diamond trade and the seat of the European Parliament, is not as dreary as critics make it out to be.
By SHAMLAL PURI 9 years ago
Brussels has a heart and soul
In Dubai, anything Kenyan sells big time
Fridays are popular in the Osman family’s Jumeirah household in Dubai. It’s the traditional weekend and after their prayers expatriate banker Ali Osman’s family of four head off to the malls to enjoy their evening.
By SHAMLAL PURI in Dubai 9 years ago
In Dubai, anything Kenyan sells big time
Britain’s big battle against Female Genital Mutilation
Londoner Hibo Wardere, a mother of seven, still vividly remembers the day when, as a six-year-old back home in East Africa, she was marched by close relatives led by her mother for ‘the cut’.
By SHAMLAL PURI 9 years ago
Britain’s big battle against Female Genital Mutilation
St Lucia: Simply beautiful
Located in the Windward group of islands in the Caribbean Sea is St Lucia, an island whose early history is shrouded in mystery and myth.
By Shamlal Puri 9 years ago
St Lucia: Simply beautiful
Kidney ailment survivor does not want to see others suffer
Gad Njenga said he is happy to have saved his aunt’s life.
By Shamlal Puri 9 years ago
Kidney ailment survivor does not want to see others suffer