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9 Reasons Why Uzbekistan Should Be Your Next Travel Destination

When we told people that we were going to Uzbekistan, the reactions we got all shared a similar thought; “Why Uzbekistan?” “Where is that?” “What is there to do there?” Truth is, we barely knew anything about traveling to Uzbekistan either. We were purely thirsty to explore somewhere less-known; somewhere relatively untouched. Among all the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Everything You Need To Know To Trek Annapurna Circuit Independently

Trekking the Himalayas in Nepal can sound intimidating. Many think that it is an experience accessible only to seasoned trekkers or those who can afford to use expensive trekking companies. Well, with enough research and planning, you can absolutely trek in the Annapurna Circuit independently – and on a budget just like we did! The […]

Paradise Cave: The Longest Dry Cave In Asia

Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park was nominated as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003. It is home to the oldest karst mountains in Asia as well as largest cave in the world by volume – the expansive Hang Sơn Đoòng cave. The most popular and easily accessible caves in this area are: Phong Nha Cave, […]

Phú Quốc: 9 Best Things To Do On This Amazing Island

Known as the jewel in Vietnam’s crown, Phú Quốc (pronounced as “foo kwok”) is a gorgeous tropical island off of Vietnam in the Gulf of Thailand, situated near Cambodia. Being the largest island of Vietnam, Phú Quốc boasts paradisaical beaches, romantic sunsets, evergreen forests, and a serene atmosphere, making it a whole different world from other […]

14 Best Things To Do In And Around Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar (Улаанбаатар), the capital and largest city in Mongolia, is home to 1.5 million people (50% of Mongolia’s total population). It is a sprawling city complete with high buildings, more coffee shops than you’ll likely see anywhere in Asia, fashionably-dressed residents and yet still hold a strong nomadic culture. The city was founded as a […]

Kharkhorin: Discover The Ancient Beauty Of Central Mongolia

Kharkhorin (Хархорин), historically known as Karakorum City (Хархорум), is a small ancient town centrally located in Mongolia. It was one of the most important cities in the history of the Silk Road because of its strategically location on the most important East-West route across Mongolia. Today, being a small town of less than 10,000 residents, […]

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