Fire at Notre Dame, 2019

Fire at Notre Dame de Paris

Notre Dame de Paris: 856 years up in Flames The Fire at Notre Dame de Paris and its aftermath Just last week I wrote a detailed article on the History of Notre Dame. Read it here. How much time does it take to completely annihilate a 856 year old icon of history? As Monday the […]

Notre Dame de Paris: A Brief History

Notre Dame de Paris: A Brief History

Chiming Bells of the Notre Dame de Paris Discover the long 850 year old history of the Notre Dame Cathedral There is something in the delicate Rose Window and the Gothic details that puts the Notre Dame Cathedral on a pedestal, a step above France’s other monuments. This cathedral doesn’t have the charm of the […]

The History of the Palace of Westminster

History of the Palace of Westminster

A Former Royal Palace: The Palace of Westminster The Palace of Westminster houses the British Parliament where the current Brexit drama is at its climax. Let us explore the history of this intriguing Palace The ‘Big Ben’ as we like to call the Elizabeth Tower is synonymous with the city of London. London’s red buses, […]

Grandeur of The Palace of Versailles

Grandeur of the Palace of Versailles

Grandeur of the Palace of Versailles: The Story that Made this Palace Read about the Château of Versailles and the anecdotes behind this palace There isn’t a single Palace in Europe that is not compared to the Château of Versailles. The Palace of Versailles is a threshold, a synonym to describe anything that is opulent […]

History of Stirling Castle

The History of Stirling Castle

Live the history of Scotland through the eyes of one of its most important Castles I visited the Stirling Castle in Scotland a few years ago. I didn’t know much about the Scottish history back then but I definitely enjoyed roaming around the castle. It has a historic aura to it. And considering the plethora […]

Dispelling Rumours about the Kailash Cave Temple

The Cave No.16 at Ellora has been the source for many intriguing tales, which amongst them speak the truth? It was on an amiable day in December that I found myself in one of the world’s most mystic Hindu temples. I was one amongst many, surrounded by throngs of tourists jostling past me to enter […]

Warwick Castle

Back to Medieval England: the Warwick Castle

Explore the tales of the 1000 year old Warwick castle in England England has been home to a very classic example of aristocratic living as can be seen via the famous series Downton Abbey. Aristocratic lives continued to be a part of society up until the early 20th century. The lives of people at Downton […]

A Life Well Lived: Dr.Anandibai Joshi

How one woman paved the way for millions of women in India The Marathi movie Anandi Gopal hit theatres last Friday. A movie that has received only applause for its depiction of the life of Dr.Anandibai Gopal Joshi. The first Indian woman to become an MD in western medicine in the 19th century. Her journey […]

York Minster

Exploring York Minster

Uncover the beautiful architecture behind one of England’s most recognisable churches Visiting the City of York was like stepping back in time. This city was built by the ancient Romans and has preserved its aura. The medieval walls that run across York are like the strings of time that anchor this city into the past. […]

A Peek Into Indian Architecture

Let us take a short glimpse into the treasure called Indian Architecture ( A Podcast coming up soon….) The land where the sacred River Ganges flows, has seen the birth of our world’s four religions. This land has been invaded and plundered but never in its thousands of years of history has a single invader […]