Lisbon

Destination of the Month

Lisbon

The capital of Portugal, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, with a contemporary culture that is alive, thriving and making its mark in today's Europe.

Bakkhali

Off the Beaten Path

Bakkhali

Bakkhali is located on one of the many deltaic islands spread across southern Bengal. Most of the islands are part of the Sunderbans, barring a few at the fringes. Some of these are joined together with bridges over narrow creeks.

Taj Mahal

Landmark of the Month

Taj Mahal

The Taj is constructed in white marble. It took 20 years to construct, and is now universally known as a monument of love.

Arabic

Language of the Month

Arabic

Arabic is the fourth most widely-spoken language in the world and is one of the six official languages of the United Nations. It is spoken in many popular destinations in North Africa and the Middle East, the latter with the notable exception of Iran and Turkey.

Indian

Cuisine of the Month

Indian

Cuisine in India varies greatly from region to region. The "Indian food" served by many so-called Indian restaurants in the Western hemisphere is inspired by North Indian cooking, specifically Mughlai cuisine, a style developed by the royal kitchens of the historical Mughal Empire, and the regional cuisine of the Punjab.

Cambodian Beer

Drink of the Month

Cambodian Beer

The two most popular domestic Cambodian beers are the pilsner Anchor to differentiate it from the more popular lager — Angkor. Recent upstart Cambodia Beer is another popular low price lager beer. Beer Lao and Tiger are popular beers with foreigners.

  • Lisbon
  • Bakkhali
  • Taj Mahal
  • Arabic
  • Indian
  • Cambodian Beer
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