WEEKEND TRIP TO NORMANDY, FRANCE: BEST SPOTS AND HIDDEN GEMS

Claude Monet Fondation in Giverny Giverny is one of the most popular tourist destinations. It is home of the creation of many impressionist paintings of Claude Monet. Except for admiring Japanese collection paintings and his own masterpieces, you will get mesmerized by the splendid garden with many colourful species of plants and flowers. There is also a lily pond on the other side of the garden. The village itself deserves…

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BEST CASTLES IN THE LOIRE VALLEY WITH ITINERARY SUGGESTION

Why should you visit the Loire Valley Castles (Châteaux de la Loire) ?  Classified UNESCO World Heritage, The Loire Valley is about a 2-hour drive from Paris. It is a perfect one day or longer getaway. It is known as the “Valley of the Kings” since it is a home to more than 300 royal castles from which around 100 of them are open to public. The Loire region (La…

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DISCOVER PHNOM KULEN NATIONAL PARK, CAMBODIA

If you happen to stay longer in Siem Reap and allow yourself some time to explore more than just Angkor Temples, then you should head to Phnom Kulen. It is a perfect place to spend a day. Khmer people like to go there over the weekend to have a dip in the refreshing waterfall, enjoy lunch at a shaded spot and hang out with their families. It is considered by…

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VOLUNTEER IN CAMBODIA FOR SIEM REAP SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

Why Cambodia and Siem Reap in particular ? Cambodia can be associated with orange-robed monks and Angkor temples. I didn’t hesitate long before taking my decision about choosing it as my destination for my volunteer project. I just felt like there was some magic about this place, the rich culture and the reputation of its people being kind and smilling inspite of the difficulties they are facing. I chose Siem…

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