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TAJ MAHAL: A Heart-Melting Love Story

He was 14 at the time. The grandson of Akbar the Great, famous for his empire marked by war victories, grand fortress palaces, flourishing arts and culture,  and a royal… 482 more words

Asian Holidays

The wonder that is Taj

There are a few things in this world that one must see in their lifetime. Some may say the Eiffel Tower or the Grand Canyon. To me, it has got to be the Taj Mahal. 155 more words


Why the Taj Mahal Will Land Your Husband in Hot Water

“It appears like a perfect pearl on azure ground. The effect is such I have never experienced from any work of art” - British Painter, Hodges… 1,451 more words


Connected and Full

Just as I was about to hit the power button on my television last night, I got a text from a friend informing me that… 699 more words

Taste It All

The Red Fort

Largely constructed of red sandstone, Delhi’s Lal Qila (Red Fort) was built between 1639 and 1648 by the same Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan, responsible for the… 121 more words


Streets of Old Delhi

Shah Jahan, the Mughal Emperor from 1628 to 1658 responsible for building the Jama Masjid in my previous post, was also the ruler responsible for founding the great city of Shahjahanabad, now known as Old Delhi. 71 more words