Porto, Portugal

Destination of the Month

Porto, Portugal

Porto is Portugal's second largest city and the capital of the Northern region. The city was built along the hills overlooking the Douro river estuary, and its historical center was awarded World Heritage status by UNESCO in 1996. Don't forget to enjoy a glass of the famous Port wine when you visit!

Hindi

Language of the Month

Hindi

Hindi is an Indo-European language spoken in India and by minorities in Nepal, Fiji, U.A.E. and more. Hindi descended from Sanskrit, sometimes called "the mother of all Indo-European languages" and striking fact is that Hindi is listed as the 5th most widely spoken language in the world.

Aurangabad, India

Off the Beaten Path

Aurangabad, India

Aurangabad is an important city in the state of Maharashtra, India. It sees a lot of international tourist traffic due to world heritage sites, Ajanta & Ellora caves.

Indian Cuisine

Cuisine of the Month

Indian Cuisine

Indian cuisine is superb and takes its place among the great cuisines of the world. Most of the time you may find it good and spicy. What is your favorite dish?

Ellora Caves

Landmark of the Month

Ellora Caves

The Ellora Caves are an impressive complex of rock shrines, representing the three different faiths of Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism, that were excavated between the 5th to the 13th centuries CE.

Magusto - Day of St. Martin

Event of the Month

Magusto - Day of St. Martin

In Portugal November 11th is the day when São Martinho is celebrated, with the eating of castanhas roasted on the bonfires. Many cities and villages have their own celebrations and you find the typical street vendors roasting the chestnuts. Enjoy!

  • Porto, Portugal
  • Hindi
  • Aurangabad, India
  • Indian Cuisine
  • Ellora Caves
  • Magusto - Day of St. Martin
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