Perfect Pai

Set within a tranquil countryside setting, the small town of Pai is a hippie backpackers heaven. The bike ride from Chiang Mai alone is enough to win you over. With 762 corners and steep roads, the ride is as exhilarating as it is picturesque. Pai itself has nothing for miles around and the peaceful surroundings... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a country rich in cultural sites and areas of outstanding natural beauty. Driving a matter of hours, the landscape completely changes from dry dusty land to green tea plantations. Beaches give way to endless forests; flat planes change to mountainous horizons; Buddhist temples make way for numerous world heritage sites. During my... Continue Reading →

Sri Lankan Village Experience 

Visiting a local village and discovering how Lankan locals live was an eye-opening and intriguing experience. From using traditional modes of transport to cooking up a staple dish, we really got to see how rural life used to be, and still is in many regions.  Traditional Transport We were taken to the river by a Ox-drawn... Continue Reading →

Conquering Adam’s Peak

Nothing quite compares to conquering a mountain in darkness and watching dawn arrive at the summit. Adam's Peak is the tallest point in Sri Lanka, making it a challenging hike - especially as you tackle it in pitch blackness. It was a magical experience and although fog marred the views at the top, the clouds... Continue Reading →

Agra and the Beautiful Taj Mahal

Visiting Agra was an unforgettable, magical experience and it was definitely a highlight from my time in India. Despite the Taj Mahal being partially under scaffolding when I visited, the grandeur and symmetrywas spectacular. Adding the Taj Mahal to any itinerary needs no explanation, but including a few nights stay in Agra might start to... Continue Reading →

Udaipur: a romantic lakeside city

Built around a man-made lake and surrounded by beautiful green hills, Udaipur is a small lakeside city with massive character and amazing scenery. You only have to spend five minutes here to see why it's described as India's most romantic place. After every corner, you're left scrambling for your camera and at times you forget... Continue Reading →

Chaotic Delhi

From the moment the plane's wheels hit the tarmac, I knew Delhi was going to be unforgettable. From getting conned and ripped off, to the constant noise of horns and traffic, Delhi was a chaotic and stressful experience. The juxtaposition between rich and poor was also astonishing, with the homeless lining the side walks next... Continue Reading →

Summer in Dubai 🇦🇪

Growing from a tiny fishing settlement to a sprawling metropolis in under 100 years, Dubai's developed at an exponential rate. With new construction everywhere, the city is ever-changing and it's literally growing before your eyes. With no shortage of money thanks to oil, Dubai is very showy with its wealth and it's evident everywhere, from... Continue Reading →

Day trip to Abu Dhabi

Next to all the glitz and glamour of Dubai, the capital of the United Arab Emirates is often cast in the shadow of its sibling. Only 75 minutes from Dubai, Abu Dhabi is definitely well worth a day visit; even if it's just to see the main attraction, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Designed based... Continue Reading →

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