Asia

Long known as one of the world’s holiest cities, India’s spiritual capital city is now luring culinary pilgrims as it transforms into a vegetarian paradise. Inhabited since at least 1800 BC, Varanasi is well known for being among the oldest living cities on Earth, and one of the holiest forContinue Reading

Japan’s Princess Mako has married her college sweetheart Kei Komuro, thus losing her royal status. Under Japanese law, female imperial family members forfeit their status upon marriage to a “commoner” although male members do not. She also skipped the usual rites of a royal wedding and turned down a paymentContinue Reading