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Ceylonica Beach Hotel ⛱️ Negombo

For many visitors to Sri Lanka, Negombo will be your first port of call. This actually makes a lot of sense if you are planning to head east to the central areas. For us also, this was the logical choice since our flight arrived in Sri Lanka in the early evening, and Bandaranaike International Airport

Santa Catalina, Panama

Around Town in Santa Catalina 🏄 Panama

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Santa Catalina, located on the Pacific coast of Panama, is a laid-back and picturesque destination renowned for its world-class surfing, diverse marine life, and stunning natural beauty. This small fishing village has become a magnet for surfers due to its consistent waves, particularly at breaks like La Punta and El Estero. Beyond surfing, Santa Catalina offers

Malay Peninsula West Coast Plan Your Travel

Malaysia West Coast ⛴️ Open-Jaw Trip

Blessed with a tapestry of cultures, lush landscapes, and captivating history, Malaysia’s West Coast beckons with an enchanting blend of modernity and tradition. From the bustling streets of Kuala Lumpur to the UNESCO-listed Malacca City, and the pristine beaches of Penang, this open-jaw adventure promises a kaleidoscope of experiences. Highlights Island Hopping – Phuket to

Vaporetti Essentials

Vaporetti Essentials 🎭 Get a Venice Day Pass

Explore Venice hassle-free with the ultimate day pass—a quintessential solution for navigating the city’s iconic waterways. The Vaporetti Day Pass unlocks unlimited access to Vaporetto rides, offering a seamless journey amidst the floating city’s mesmerizing canals. Discover the art, history, and culture of the city with a pass designed for effortless exploration in Venice’s enchanting

Pangangan Island 🌅 Bohol in the Philippines

Pangangan Island 🌅 Bohol in the Philippines

Pangangan is a small, peaceful ‘island’ in Bohol, Philippines. Well actually, it’s not quite an island: Pangangan is connected to the mainland by a 4 km mangrove-bordered causeway that is believed to be the longest in the Philippines. The causeway was built by locals after World War II. From what we had learned, there are a

Karimunjawa Town Wedding

Getting to Know Karimunjawa Town 🍍🌺🥥🍉 Indonesia

Nestled in the Java Sea off the northern coast of Java, Karimunjawa boasts pristine beaches, vibrant marine life, and a rich cultural tapestry waiting to be discovered. From the ease of access via ferry or plane to the array of exhilarating activities like snorkeling, diving, and island hopping, our Karimunjawa articles unveil the charm and

Hạ Long Bay, Vietnam

Hạ Long Bay ⛰️ Vietnam’s Natural Wonder

Hạ Long Bay, located in northeastern Vietnam, is a stunning natural wonder that attracts millions of tourists each year. The name Hạ Long means “descending dragon” in Vietnamese, a reference to a local legend about a dragon that helped protect the land from invaders. Highlights Where to Stay Getting to Hạ Long Bay Junk Boat

Sleeper to Kochin

Indian Railways 🚂 Sleeper Class to Kochi

Indian Railways ‘Sleeper’ class offers a cost-effective travel option – but comes with a slew of challenges. Despite its affordability, Sleeper class often grapples with overcrowding, limited hygiene facilities, and varying punctuality, making it a less comfortable choice for travelers seeking a more relaxed journey through India’s diverse landscapes. On our journey, though we tried

Leather Mosques

Istanbul Eateries and Accommodation 🕌

Explore Istanbul’s vibrant fusion of flavors and hospitality with our guide to eateries and accommodation. From sizzling street vendors to opulent dining, discover the culinary wonders awaiting you in the heart of Turkey, and gain insights into what to expect in terms of both experience and cost. It’s a journey through the gastronomic and lodging

Mersing to Juara, Tioman

Tioman Island Ferry ⛴️ Malaysia

One of the highlights of our trip around Malaysia and Borneo was our picturesque journey to Tioman island. Offering an idyllic escape for beach lovers and adventurers alike, Tioman Island boasts pristine shores, crystal-clear waters, and lush rainforests. Discover the convenience and scenic beauty of the ferry voyage to this island gem, as we guide