Travel connects us with the past in the tangible present. And history connects us to the past in the abstract world of ideas. Some destinations stand head and shoulders above the competition when it comes to multi-layered, engaging history tours. Check out our top five favorite kid-friendly vacations for history buffs.
History and culture meet in India, creating an intoxicating union of exotic sights, sounds, flavors, and experiences. The nation has weathered several empires as attested in Mughal and British-influenced architecture. And you’ll never run out of fascinating sites to visit, from the iconic Taj Mahal to the Elephanta Caves, the Jantar Mantar to Dhobi Ghat. Here’s what you need to know to start planning your family vacation to India.
Known for their massive size, keen intelligence, and loyalty to family and their herd, elephants are breathtaking in their untamed form. Of course, observing such large animals in nature also means a true adrenaline rush. Where to see elephants in the wild? Here are some of our favorite destinations for a truly magical outdoor experience.
The power of tales and short stories in our children’s lives and upbringing is immense. Stories are magic. They teach us about the world, its people and cultures. They help us make sense of ourselves and the world around us. Earlier this year, I heard the beautiful story of Indra’s Net, a traditional Buddhist and […]