Tehran, Iran

Tehran is the capital of Iran. The name Tehran is derived from Iran/Tirgan? which means “The Abode of Tir”. The city, which was known as a village in the 9th century, turned out to be a residence of the Safavid rulers in the 17th century… [Read More]

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi is the capital of UAE and the largest of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates. The emirate, which holds 70% of the country’s wealth, is also the largest of the former Trucial States. During the 20th century… [Read More]


Simultaneously noble and squalid, cultured and desperate, Kolkata is a daily festival of human existence. And it’s all played out before your very eyes on teeming streets where not an inch of space is wasted. By its old spelling… [Read More]