Trondheim, the historical Norwegian town … [Norway]

Europe is filled with picturesque and cute towns ... Trondheim is definitely one of them. On a bright summer day, Trondheim is just "Wow". It is the 3rd largest city in Norway, even with a population of only around 200,000! What a contrast from the South American and Asian behemoth cities 🙂 I had a …

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Windows of Diocletian Palace … [Croatia]

Croatia is one of my favorite tourist destinations. It is just outside my current Top-5 (USA (Duh!), Russia, Norway, Greece and Jordan). Beautiful seas/beaches, historical and pretty towns ... Just a very pretty country. Though not as popular as Dubrovnik, Split is worth a visit. One of the prime sights in Split is Diocletian Palace. …

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Istanbul – The modern day Byzantine/Ottoman’s Constantinople … [Turkey]

Truly historical ... That was the over-riding thought while I explored Istanbul and its suburbs. As we all know, lately, there has been some security issues. I hope it does not prevent tourists from enjoying this magnificent city. Most of the prime sights are in the Old Town and can be traversed by foot. Cuisine-wise …

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Burj Khalifa – World’s tallest building … [UAE]

I am a huge fan of tall buildings and structures ... Am in awe of the engineers and experts who create these marvels, which can withstand winds, earthquakes Etc. So far, I have covered World Trade Center (In 2001, just 2 months before the sad 09/11, USA), Petronas Towers (Malaysia), IFC (Hong Kong), Empire State …

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