Taj Mahal: More than a Seven Wonder of the World

Taj Mahal: the monument of love.  Many of us have seen the stunning image of the Taj Mahal on numerous occasions, but everyone may not be aware of its original construction purpose. In fact, the Taj Mahal is a tomb built by the emperor Sha Jahan in honour of his favourite wife following her death. Considered one of the most beautiful monuments of the world, it is not a suprise that it has been elected as one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. Without any doubt, you will be impressed by the luxury, grandiosity and the beauty of this mausoleum built more than three hundred years ago. This temple is located in Agra, along Jumna’s river. Agra is a city 200 kilometers in the south of Delhi in India.

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Meet Lara and Terence from Grantourismo

This is the first of many posts from Australian travel writers Lara Dunston and Terence Carter who blog about travel on their site Grantourismo. Lara and Terence travel the world continuously for their work – they’ve visited 70 countries so far! – and InsureandGo have partnered with the couple to bring you fresh travel advice, up-to-the-minute destination guides, and regular updates from the places they visit.

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Be Amazed by Auckland

Although Auckland isn’t the capital of New Zealand, it surely is a major city with plenty of attractions. Kiwis love for adventure sports can be identified with such activities available in the in the city center. This includes the option of jumping from a skyscraper. For others, Auckland offers many scenic areas around the city, revealing the magnificent nature that has made New Zealand famous. If you are in search of an adventure or a relaxing holiday, New Zealand is the destination for you.

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France Fun For All

France is one of the worlds most visited countries recognized for its wondeful romantic flavour. The French Riviera offers white sandy beaches, turquoise water and impressive rock formations along the coastline. The Alps are known to offer the best ski slopes in the world, and the summer presents great hiking adventures. Experience the famous cuisine and if you dare, try their two famous delicacies: frog legs and snails. As wine is a huge part of the French culture, be sure to try the red, white or sparkling varieties.

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The Magic of Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu: a world tourist icon and one of the 7 wonders of the modern world. You will love to discover this must see stop during your journey in Peru. Everything around Machu Picchu, from its history to its culture is amazing. Not to mention the environment and the nature. The name “Machu Picchu” comes from the translation of “Old mountain “ and it is located 2490 metres above sea level, linking Machu Picchu Mountain and Huayna Picchu Mountain. Macchu Picchu is 129 kilometres away from Cusco. Without any doubt, Machu Picchu is one of the most recognised monuments of the Inca Empire and also one of the most famous ruins in the world. A culture still alive, you will feel privileged to have had the chance to visit Machu Picchu.

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Your medicinewise travel checklist

If you’re preparing to go away, use this checklist to safeguard your health and make sure you remember your medicines.

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The Empire State Building – Interesting Facts That Will Take You High

Known over the world, you will love to discover this famous skyscraper located in the intersection between 5th Avenue and West 34th Street in New York. Until the construction of the World Trade Centre this building was the highest in the world. The Empire State was finished in 1931 and it is managed by W&H Properties with an astounding 102 floors. Around 21 000 lucky people work in this building daily, with the pleasure of admiring the amazing views of New York City. In this article, InsureandGo wants to help you to organize your visit to The Empire State Building and give you some useful information before you visit New Yorkers most beloved building. In the entrance by 5th Avenue you can appreciate the marble hall. You will notice during your visit that the last 30 floors are illuminated with different colour. These colours resemble the special celebration of the season.

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