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A riad is a traditional Moroccan house that has an interior garden or courtyard space, usually with an open roof. The architecture of this kind of property stretches back to the Idrisid Dynasty, which is where most people believe the style originated from. It is believed that the style of housing and lack of an open, outdoor garden space was down to the Islamic beliefs on privacy for women whilst in residential gardens. The architecture has also been linked to weather conditions in Morocco and having sufficient protection from the glaring...

Majapahit Kingdom can be considered as the Golden Age of Indonesian ancient history. This Hindu-Buddhist kingdom was the largest in Indonesia, spread from Western to Eastern Indonesia, and it even had sent its marine troops to Thailand, Kampuchea, and China. The kingdom is not only famous, but also becomes an epitome of political and cultural grandeur. Such huge kingdom of course left many historical sites that now become tourist attractions in Java. If you are interested in ancient history and Indonesia, you can visit various historical...

Everyone who is interested in ancient culture must be familiar with China Terracotta Warriors, a colossal archaeological finding that consists of around seven thousands of life sized warriors, horses, chariots and other objects such as pots, plates and bowls. First unearthed by farmers accidentally in year 1974, the finding soon became object of interest of all archeologists from all over the world. Terracotta Warriors are relics of the very first dynasty in China, the Qin, created under the commission of Emperor Qin Shi Huang when he...

Any spirit lovers will not pass a chance to try a glass of cognac, the signature French brandy. Made in the city of Cognac from specific type of tart grapes with unique distillery mechanism, French cognac provides wide variations of flavors depend on the brands, creating rich drinking and tasting experience for every connoisseur. Martell is one of the oldest and most famous brands of cognac France has even been proud of. Starting from a simple cognac house run by family, Martell is now one of the most recognizable cognac brands with wide...

Recalling the word “statue”, what do you think will cross in your mind? A creative way of expression realized into a statue by the sculptor with accentuating the form of Art and beautiful side of the creator’s mind. The statue is dedicated as the icon of a country or region that can be the characteristic of it so that people will always remember the place. There are 11 most iconic statues in the world that you should know, like some below will be explained in order to gain much knowledge about it. 1.Statue of Liberty This statue...

If you have an opportunity to visit America, you should consider filling up your ‘Where-to-Go’ list with some of John F. Kennedy-related tourist places, which are spread around the states. Those places were built to remember the 35th President of United States and can be one of spots to spend your precious time in America. Here are some recommended tourism places that you can visit in relation to John F. Kennedy in the USA. John F. Kennedy Memorial The first one is the memorial, which was built as a tribute to John F. Kennedy for what...

What makes a perfect holiday; a quiet, deserted island that provides optimum privacy or an exciting adventure by exploring the wildlife? Or, do you like sailing through the sea in a luxurious cruise? Well, those are the common holiday choices for most people. However, do you know that there are some peculiar holiday packages to choose for different holiday experience? One of them is plastic surgery tourism. Yes, although it sounds weird, believe it or not, this type of activity is now gaining more attention of majority of socialites in...

Cats are very common animal. Almost everyone knows what cats are like. Even, cats have become one of the most favorite pets throughout the world. They are famous because they are cute and they can get along with people without bringing lots of problems. Maybe in your city, you can easily see stray cats on the streets or even in your neighborhood. Cats and human beings can live in harmony. Talking about living in harmony, if you want to find the best portrait which describes how cats and human beings can live in harmony, you should visit...

Istanbul has been a ‘world city’ for millenniums and there is no better place to start than where it all began. Historians tell us that there was a Mycenaean settlement here from around the 13th century BC then Byzas the Megarian founded a Greek settlement here in the 7th century BC and this led to the name Byzantium. The town became an important centre of trade over the next thousand years and in the 4th century AD, Constantine chose it as the site for the new capital of the Roman Empire. Thus Constantinople was born. Constantinople...

If you love Chinese culture, you must know about the famous historical romance, ‘Romance of the Three Kingdoms’. This romance, which portrays the turbulent era of Three Kingdom Period in the 3rd century A.D., has become a favorite story around the world and even made into various movie and stage play adaptations. Romance of the Three Kingdoms trip has become favorite travel plan for those who visit China, where people will visit places that are depicted in the romance or places related to popular movie and series adaptation. So,...