Travel Guide: Discovering New Zealand’s Capital, Wellington

As the lovely capital of New Zealand, Wellington bursts with cultural charm. Surrounding hills and gardens will entice outdoor lovers. Lonely Planet named Wellington „the coolest little capital“. It’s located at the southern corner of the Northern island. Wellington is … Continue reading Travel Guide: Discovering New Zealand’s Capital, Wellington

Taormina, Sicily

Travel Guide: Sicily is the Historical Treasure Island of the Mediterranean

Sicily, the largest island of Mediterranean sea enchants it’s inhabitant and visitors with its historical and beautiful landscape, though particularly famous for the Volcano Etna. The most amazing choice for an Italian vacation on the beach would surely be Sicily. … Continue reading Travel Guide: Sicily is the Historical Treasure Island of the Mediterranean

A picturesque view of Hohenzollern Castle

Travel Guide: An Overview of the Most Picturesque Castles in South Germany

The fairy-tale mountainous landscape is enriched here with castles, lakes and charming medieval towns. Glorified by picturesque Neuschweinsten castle, which was also a settle for Disney movies, this land is a treasure of fantasy. History embraced all levels of life, … Continue reading Travel Guide: An Overview of the Most Picturesque Castles in South Germany

El Castillo Pyramid at Chichen Itza

Anthropology: Mayan Influence on Mexican Culture and Modern Society

This ancient civilization didn’t create only the roots of today’s Mexico. Their mysterious existence influenced the whole world with their innovative ideas. The Maya people inhabited the wide range of Yucatan, Quintana Roo, Campeche, Tabasco and Chiapas in Mexico but … Continue reading Anthropology: Mayan Influence on Mexican Culture and Modern Society

The Cultural Significance of Temples in Everyday Indonesia

Temples are rooted into Indonesian culture in a way that even everyday houses are designed as temples. It brings such a humble spirit and enchantment over the unique architecture. More than 20,000 temples are scattered around Bali alone, this tropical paradise. Pura is the name of Balinese Hindu temple where strict rules coordinate their design. The word Pura pulls its roots from Sanskrit with the meaning walled city“ or palace“. Not only temples, flowers which represent offerings are composed in certain order. Though Indonesia is mostly a Muslim country, temples are intertwined into its existence specially to Bali which is … Continue reading The Cultural Significance of Temples in Everyday Indonesia