One thing we love about South East Asia are the old-fashioned tricycle rickshaw taxis we’ve come across in various countries – including Malaysia…
Who knew Melaka’s most prominent son is a famous bodybuilder! When we visited the UNESCO town, we did not only find a vibrant Chinatown and relics of the Dutch and Portuguese colonization, but also golden statues of a muscle man!
Let me introduce you to the Pearl Of The Indian Ocean (and find out why it’s called that!): Sri Lanka! In this post, I am sharing my first impressions and some fun facts.
We were conflicted about a popular tourist attraction in Battambang, Cambodia. What do you think about the experience?
I was sitting on the comfortable bright orange sofa right underneath the three terrace windows that were looking out into the lush green tropical gardens. Two dogs were lazing on …
This past week was all about temple hopping as I explored the ancient cities of Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle. The most remarkable sight: The Jetavanaramaya Stupa!
This small boutique hotel on Sri Lanka’s south coast feels more like your own private villa with only eight rooms! A true gem of a hotel and well worth the splurge.
This is the tour I’d recommend to anyone visiting Sri Lanka – it includes the essence of Sri Lanka: the main UNESCO World Heritage Sites, cultural and historical highlights, wildlife, beaches and city life in the capital.
I made it all up to Jaffna in the far north west of Sri Lanka, a city still very much marked by the civil war that tore the country apart until 2009. However, I found a hopeful, welcoming community of Tamil people there!
This week’s Polaroid is coming to you from Cambodia! If you’ve read my travel plans for March you might recall that they did not include any plans to visit Cambodia, …