The Asian continent is the birthplace for many of the world’s major religions. Even today, Asia continues to reflect the diversity of religions in the entire planet. Religious travel film is a very rare combination and Seven Years in Tibet is an excellent example of such films.Seven Years in Tibet is complete travel movie which will make you travel into the religious depth of Asia.

There are some predictable ‘Out Of Africa’ moments in ‘Nowhere in Africa’, which was directed by Caroline link. The movie is based on the novel written by Stefanie Zweig, one of the best-selling novels.This German movie is not only about the German history but also about a European woman who tackles unusual way of life on an isolated farm in Africa.

Awarded the Best Documentary at the Edinburgh International Film Festival in 2008, Encounter at the end of the World has received immense appreciation. This documentary film made by Werner Herzog was completed in the year 2007. It has appeared amongst many critics lists of top ten best films of 2008 and also received a Special Prize at the Planet Doc Review Festival 2008 held in Warsaw. 

10 MPH is a comical documentary, directed by Hunter Weeks. The film starts with Josh Caldwell, where he is along with the two-wheeled electronic scooter, Segway HT. The documentary actually gets the name by an average speed of the Segway. Two friends choose to travel with this scooter from Seattle to Boston with an average speed of 10 mph; for changing their lives forever after this attempt. 

Long way down is a mini television series that documented the trip undertaken by Ewan Mcgregor and Charley Boorman from the northern tip of Scotland, Europe to Capetown in South Africa on their motorcycles. The events and action on the way makes this trip a life changing journey for the duo. This ten part documentary series traverses the motorcycle ride across more than 24000 kilometers of tough terrain across borders. The journey commenced on 12 May 2007 and reached the end destination on 4 August 2007.Long way down revealed a new face of Africa to Ewan and Charley which was earlier perceived as a bandit country. The adventures made the duo test and push their physical abilities and strength to face adversities. Episode 1 – Start of Journey The team travels to John o’ Groats and prepare to hit the roads and embark their 24000 kilometers long road journey.

A travel documentary ‘An Idiot Abroad’ features Karl Pilkington and his global adventure to the new Seven Wonders of the World. Karl Pilkington, a British author, podcaster and television personality, was sent to experience world heritages by his former colleagues Stephen Merchant and Ricky Gervais.

Debuted at Roman Film Fest in 2007, Into the Wild depicts the 1992 voyage of Christopher McCandless across the Alaskan wilderness. Directed by Sean Penn, this movie has Emile Hirsch in the cast of Christopher. One day, around two years before his courageous expedition, a 24-year-old McCandless’s passion to experience wilderness makes him leave home. 

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‘A Brief History of Time’, is a marvelous creation of one of the most knowledgeable and brilliant theoretical Physicist in the history of mankind, Stephen Hawking. 

Never short of quotes or bold satirical writings, this is one of the best in Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses - “Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.” ‘The Satanic Verses’ published in the year 1988 as the fourth novel of famous Author Salman Rushdie is partially inspired by the life of Prophet Muhammad. 

 

 

With an entirely well written and moving story with great characters, one quote stood out from the book - “Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.”

San Salvador is packed with small villages which generate their own distinct style of handcrafts. Although you can find identical kind of work in the capital area, it cannot replicate the genuine art of local artists, which can be only found in the rural home workshops and handcrafts markets.

Any person who visits San Salvador would talk about its natural treasures and unadulterated, unmixed beauty. But the country of El Salvador is not just a country of natural treasure but also an undiscovered treasure trove of culture and traditions. As a person further ventures deeper into the areas around the capital city of San Salvador, they will come across different forms of art and craft which reflect the Salvadoran culture.

When a person visits San Salvador, like every tourist, his activities will include beach vacations, surfing, hiking, cycling, visiting historic sites, archaeological remains and visiting famous tourist attractions. But if he wants to get the real essence of life in San Salvador, he should explore the lesser known treasures of San Salvador.

Persian music or Iranian music is one of the oldest forms of traditional music. With history of around 3,000 years this music has changed the musicology of Iran and neighboring region. Like Indian classical music, Persian music is also monophonic and modal. Traditionally played as solo or duet, this musical form has a rich culture coupled to it.

Indian classical music is a part of the oldest unbroken string of musical heritage. Broadly classified under two main streams, Hindustani and Carnatic music, the form of Hindustani music is mainly observed in the northern Indian subcontinent.


 

Just like Indian and Chinese traditional music, music of Greek tradition also serves a large historic importance. Music is the main feature of Greek festivals, sacred ceremonies and public gatherings. From the time of ancient civilization, poetry is playing a significant role in music of Greece.

Rara Festival was originated in Haiti and it is celebrated on every Christian Easter, every weekend during the Lent (forty days fast-according to biblical reference). This festival sums up the organized chaos that Haiti embodies. This popular festival, which is celebrated in many parts of world, is called as 'peasant carnival' in Haiti. It is celebrated with full excitement and joy at every part of the country.

Haiti Carnival is the biggest and the most awaited celebration in Haiti, as well as the Caribbean Islands. This celebration is a very lively celebration that involves colorful parades, enchanting music and traditional dances. This yearly celebration is accompanied by millions of Diasporas, Haitians and worldwide tourists. Haitians marks this Carnival as the beginning of their holiest times of the year.

Visiting Madrid to celebrate different festival will be the great fun for tourists. Romantic Madrid festivals are true witness for their exciting trip which don't discriminate anyone as a foreign visitor.