Tailor Made Travels to Asia

Asia is the largest continent in the world and it is also the most populous. Unlike the other continents, Asia is an extremely diverse continent, not just geographically, but also culturally, in terms of religion, economies etc. It is witnessing high population and economical growth rates and will continue to grow at a fast pace in the future too.

Asia – Mysticism and Enigma

Asia has always been regarded as a somewhat mystical and enigmatic region. This aura continues to draw travellers to it from across the globe. There are many countries in Asia that are key tourist destinations. One can either choose an off-the-shelf package from an agent, or choose the more personalised option of tailor made travels to Asia.

India – Asia’s Jewel

India is one of the most popular tourist destinations in not only Asia, but the world. In fact, inbound travel in India is growing at a fantastic rate. Owing to greater focus by its government on tourism, better infrastructure, heightened security measures and the general charm of the country, more and more tourists are planning their holidays to this mystical place. India, just like Asia, does not stand for one culture or for a homogenous population. India is a continent in itself. The sheer size of the country, coupled with its diversity, makes a journey to India an endeavour that cannot be completed in one go. The Himalayas comprise of breathtaking destinations like Leh-Ladakh, Sikkim and Himachal Pradesh. Northern India houses the dynamic capital city …

Cultural Activities in Kolkata Are Held From Time To Time

Culture is a way of life common to a particular people and it is based on the social tradition which is embodied in its institutions and its history. There is yet another concept of culture which is stated to be harmonious development of human nature by the cultivation of mind. It is a quest for vision and understanding – a conditioning of conscious self to understand and create whatever is worthwhile. The culture of an individual is safeguarded by cultural aspects of his nation, by its traditions exemplified in its institutions, literature and society. It is in fact enriched by the contribution of its great men of art and social activists. But there has always been a fear that the science and technology might ruin the culture especially the different kinds of art.

Important traditions of Indian painting include the murals of Ajanta, Ellora and other frescoes, the Buddhist plain leaf manuscripts, the Jain texts, the Mughal and Rajput art and architecture and the ancient schools. The Renaissance in Bengal and the modern trends has brought it to the present. On the other hand, the modern trends in Europe and elsewhere have been influenced by the Indian painting and therefore the themes have been successfully revived and accepted. Significantly, Bengal has played a vital role in its enrichment. The painters in Kolkata have left a deep impression on the minds of several other aspiring painters in India. If one really wants to perceive the excellence of Indian art, he needs …