Bali Temples

Bali Temples

Unlike most Indonesians, for whom Islam is one of the main religions, the people of Bali , for the most part, profess “Agam Hindu Dharma”. Agama Hindu Dharma – a fusion of animism, Buddhism and Hinduism. Religion is built on the conviction that well-being in a person’s life can only be achieved through the blessing of ancestors. That everything happening […]

North of Thailand by car – 5 options for auto routes

North of Thailand by car – 5 options for auto routes

Unlike the ultra-tourist south, the North remains charmingly provincial and not spoiled by commerce. Traveling by car or motorbike in the North of Thailand is a convenient format, as many attractions of the North are located between cities. See below for 5 options of routes with descriptions of stops and attractions along the way. On all routes, you can go […]

Smoking hookah in Turkey, Turkish hookah cafe

Smoking hookah in Turkey, Turkish hookah cafe

Hookah was invented in medieval Iran and quickly spread throughout the Muslim world, from Indochina to Morocco. Hookah is a smoking device that allows you to filter and cool inhaled smoke. The tradition of smoking hookah In Turkey, hookah is a part of life and an ancient tradition of Turkey. During the period of the Ottoman Empire, the sultans used […]

Royal Fruit Mangosteen

Royal Fruit Mangosteen

The lush landscape of Southeast Asia and the patchwork of ancient temples magnets attract travelers to Southeast Asia. But nature and attractions, it’s not all the riches of this land. Southeast Asia is a fruit Klondike able to satisfy the most “perverse taste”. Naturally, among the fruits, there are their favorites. So, among the latter, mangosteen can be attributed – […]

Sultans harem, Topkapi, Istanbul

Sultans harem, Topkapi, Istanbul

A little history to begin with The Turks called the harem “House of Happiness.” Polygamy first appeared among the Assyrians. Then it was accepted by Muslims who were allowed to have up to four wives. In the 10th century, with the acceptance of Islam, the Turks had a tradition to contain harems. It reached its climax during the Ottoman rule […]