UNESCO Sites Off the Beaten Track – The Americas & Caribbean

The fifth in my series about UNESCO sites off the beaten track takes us to North, South and Central Americas and the Caribbean. My fellow bloggers have helped me produce the following list of unusual UNESCO sites in The Americas and Caribbean. Lesser-known UNESCO sites in The Americas & Caribbean Nelson’s Dockyard, Antigua by Larch…

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Top Twelve Tips for the Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal – top 12 tips to make your visit awesome!

The Taj Mahal is on most people’s travel bucket list. The iconic testament to love, it was built in the 17th Century by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as a mausoleum for his favourite wife Mumtaz Mahal. The stunning intricately carved white marble monument rightly deserves its place on the UNESCO World Heritage List. As…

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Top 7 Photo Tips for Taj Mahal

Top 7 Photography Tips for the Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is one of the most photographed monuments in the world. With its stunning ivory-white marble domes, minarets and intricate details it is a photographers dream! Built in the 17th Century to house the tomb of Mumtaz Mahal, the favourite wife of Shah Jahan, it stands on the banks of the Yamuna river…

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