Begging- A Social Problem In India?

Begging. It is one the social ills that our country has had to face because of its unprecedented rise in population over the past decade and subsequently a lack of job opportunities. All of this collectively adds up and a majority of the population resort to ‘begging’ in order to sustain themselves.

The Temple Architecture Of Bishnupur, West Bengal.

Located in West Bengal, Bishnupur is a village which is rich in terms of temple architecture and has been documented extensively by historians, architects as well as archeologists. This village in the Bankura District has numerous temples scattered all across it, terracotta being the main component of building construction.

Scenes From Around The World!

A picture speaks a thousand words, none more true by those accumulated from all around the world. The contrast in the cultures, economies, social conditions and the cultural life from around the world, is all too visible via these pictures. Can you guess some of the places these photographs have captured?

Just Greeking- Day 2!

About 6.5 km stretch of land with a depth of 26m at its minimum, the Corinth Canal is a famous tourist destination located outside the city of Athens. This man-made canal connects the Saracean part of the Sea to that of the Aegean Sea.

Just Greeking- Day 1!

Stinyamas!
That was the only sort of preparation I had done before the trip to Greece, the word translating to ‘cheers’. Thus, before the trip had even started, we were all in the right mind space in order to enjoy it to the fullest.

Is Aesthetic Superseding Functionality In Today’s Time?

Great web design without functionality is like a sports car without an engine. -Paul Cookson It has been a long lasting debate as to whether we as individuals give more emphasis to luxury rather than necessity? Many psychologists have pursued interest in this matter and have forged many theories, one of the more famous ones…

Free Will: An Illusion?

The chain of events that lead you to commenting or reading this article may not be a result of free will, it may be a predetermined chain of events. Or was it?

Unearthing Australia- The Gold Coast.

A stretch of shoreline stretching for about 50 kilometers from the town of Coolangatta (which borders Queensland and New South Wales), this area of Australia is virtually unknown to many, including myself. But I say this based on experience and no bias, IT IS AN ABSOLUTE VISUAL BLISS! The suburbs of Southbeach Band, Surfer’s Paradise…

Bidding Adieu To Farewell?

‘Why do I say goodbye,  even when all I yearn is to see you again,  yet, however much I try,  all my efforts go in vain,  when it is time to say goodbye.’   There is something about farewells which does not resonate with me and one thought really drives me to ponder; why do…

Travel For The Memories!

“We leave something of ourselves behind when we leave a place, we stay there, even though we go away. And there are things in us that we can find again only by going back there.” -Pascal Mercier  This quote captures the essence of travel very aptly, communicating to us how traveling must not be…