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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 […]

Pidurangala Rock: The Best Place to View the “Eighth Wonder of the World”

Commonly referred by locals as the “Eighth Wonder of the World”, Sigiriya Rock (a.k.a Lion Rock) is an ancient palace and fortress structure with significant archaeological importance. Standing at 200-meters, it attracts thousands of tourists every year, no doubt one of the most visited tourist destinations in Sri Lanka. Just right across the famous Sigiriya […]

Adam’s Peak: All You Need To Know For This Incredible Hike

Adam’s Peak is a pilgrimage mountain located in central Sri Lanka (known locally as Sri Pada), with a peak of 2,243-meters high. This mountain is renowned for the “sacred footprint”, though who the footprint belongs to will differ depending on your religion. The Buddhists believe the footprint is the Buddha’s left foot, the Hindus claim it belongs to […]

Jaffna: Exploring the Northern Islands

It’s not just the city of Jaffna you need to see during your visit to the north of Sri Lanka. The villages away from it and the islands in particular are a stark contrast to it, even more so from the more well-traveled towns and villages of the south. Therefore, your trip to Jaffna would […]

Northern Sri Lanka: 7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Jaffna

For almost 30-years, Jaffna had been cut off from outside world due to one of the longest running civil war in Asia. Some people might question the sanity of visiting a former war zone that is still hard at work rebuilding itself. Personally, we can’t think of a better time to visit Sri Lanka’s northern […]

21 Things That Will Take You By Surprise in Sri Lanka

From the lush green landscape of the hill country where tea pickers paint the landscape to rich cultural history up the North to the postcard perfect beaches along the south coast. The magical land of Sri Lanka is one just waiting to be discovered. Here’s some of the things we discovered during our trip in […]

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

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 […]

Đà Nẵng: 15 Amusing Experiences You Must Not Miss

Đà Nẵng is Vietnam’s third largest city, but often overshadowed by the heavily visited Hội An. The city itself has neither the atmosphere of Hanoi nor the hustle-bustle of Saigon, yet it has a lot to offer all types of visitors. Đà Nẵng is one of those incredible backpacking destinations with great prices on hotels, food and attractions, […]

Mũi Né: 6 Epic Activities To Do for literally free!

On the southern coastline of Vietnam, there is a little fishing village just a 4-hours bus ride away from Saigon. Mũi Né is fast becoming a popular leisure destination with resort-style developments rising along the coastline. Still, the lives of the fishing communities remain unchanged and Mũi Né’s long beach is quiet and serene, a […]

Is it Worth to Visit Vinpearl Land Phú Quốc?

America has Disneyland, Vietnam has Vinpearl land! With the scale of 170,000-square meters, Vinpearl Land Phú Quốc is invested to become the largest modern amusement park complex consisting of a 5D theatre, indoor games zone, a large-scale aquarium, outdoor thrilling rides, a massive water park and amphitheater with daily water performance at night. On top of […]

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