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Samarkand: The City of Crossing and Unification of World Cultures

Samarkand is the second largest city of Uzbekistan and is of the same age as the city of Babylon or Rome. Much like the time-worn ruins of Athens or Rome, the mosaic-covered masterpieces of ancient Samarkand stand like misplaced islands among the urban sprawl of a modern city; gleaming peaks of turquoise and rustic bricked-walls eaten […]

Bukhara: Exploring Uzbekistan’s Holiest City

Set between the slight hectic scenes of Samarkand and the maze-like alleyways of Khiva, Bukhara is a happy medium. Rising from sprawling sand dunes, this twinkling turquoise city was built directly on the Silk Road. It was one of the main intellectual centers of the commerce, education, and religion in the 9th and 10th century. Be […]

Useful Tips To Know Before Travelling to Uzbekistan

With its stretches of stunning architecture, rich culture and gorgeous landscapes marking the country’s importance along the ancient Silk Road, Uzbekistan offers travellers an unique adventure. As any Uzbekistan travel guide can confirm, Uzbekistan is the number one country to visit if you want to witness the spectacular marketplace buildings and mosques of the Silk […]

Sri Lanka: Our One-Month Backpacking Itinerary and Budget Breakdown

Sri Lanka is truly a fascinating country with breathtaking tea plantations, gorgeous beaches, friendly locals and mouth-watering food. We spent slightly more than 4-weeks here and found it to be a perfectly feasible budget destination, with cheap transportation options, reasonable food costs, and decent room rates. This country has so much to offer; even after […]

Central Highlands: Our favourite things to do in Ella and Nuwara Eliya

Central Highlands in Sri Lanka is a laid-back region surrounded by the beautiful greens of tea leaves. Out of all the amazing destinations we have visited in Sri Lanka, nowhere can compare with Central Highlands. The train ride alone is one of the most stunning train journeys we have undertaken, with comfortable cool climate all […]

Kandy to Ella – One of the World’s Most Scenic Train Rides

Travelling in trains is both a beautiful and affordable way to see the Sri Lanka. The train trip from Ella to Kandy, or the reversed way, is undoubtedly one of the most magnificent train rides in the world. This train ride is 7-hours long and takes you through lush green jungle, stunning landscapes of terraced […]

Snoopy’s World: Hong Kong’s Free Theme Park

Snoopy’s World (or sometimes also referred as Snoopyland) is the second Snoopy outdoor playground in the world. And the best of all: It is FREE admission!! Though the park has been there since 2000, it is not high on the “must-visit” list in Hong Kong like Disneyland or Ocean Park. Nevertheless, with less than 4,000 […]

Tips & Tricks For Visiting Hong Kong Disneyland

Hong Kong Disneyland is so far the second Disneyland I had visited (first was Disneyland Paris). Despite being the smallest Disneyland of all, I didn’t manage to do all the rides or catch any “live” shows! Hope this simple guide will help you in better planning and make the most out of trip to Hong […]

Hong Kong Disneyland: 9 Attractions You Shouldn’t Miss

First of all, I love themeparks! Hong Kong Disneyland may not be the biggest and best Disneyland there is, but it’s still Disneyland. There’s still Mickey, princesses, and lots of magic! In my honest opinion, it is a vastly underrated park. The park houses unique rides and experiences that any Disney fans (and non-Disney fans) […]

Annapurna Circuit Trek: Our Day-to-Day Itinerary and Costs

The almost 300-kilometers Annapurna Circuit is challenging but rewarding trek. In 23-days, we trekked all the way from Besi Sahar to Landruck without a guide or porter or any tour agency. On average, we walked about 6-8 hours, crossing 4 different districts namely: Lamjung, Manang, Mustang and Myagdi, and experienced 4 different seasons covering a great […]

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