A short ferry ride from Circular Quay or a bus ride from Bondi will lead you to one of Sydney most beautiful and peaceful neighborhood, the Watsons Bay. A contrast to the popular Bondi Beach, here, life is slower and calmer, even a few hours visit does bring that sense of relaxation. The truth is […]Read more "Watsons Bay and Manly Beach, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia"
No doubt, Sydney is a beautiful city and there are plenty of reasons why, but the famous Bondi to Coogee walk is what makes me so envious of the people who called this city home. A magnificent cliff top coastal walk in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, another free thing to do and all you needed is […]Read more "Coogee to Bondi Coastal Walk, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia"
Search Sydney best day trips and Blue Mountains will be on top of the list. It is the most accessible and perhaps the most famous city escape, easily reachable by 2 hour train-ride from Sydney Central Station to the town of Katoomba, where you can catch the public bus that will take you to the […]Read more "The Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia"
I am intrigued with Australia, I’ve seen many amazing photos on the internet and some of my friends who called this country home have nothing but love for this nation, so I wanted to experience it myself and have my own Australia story to share. But I only have a week to once again temporarily […]Read more "Sydney Opera House & Harbour Bridge, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia"
When Steve McCurry shared to the world the image of stilt fishermen of Weligama, a coastal town South of Sri Lanka, the world took notice. The photograph not only showcase an honest description of the everyday people and their surrounding, but somehow it introduces to the wider audience across the globe, a form of traditional […]Read more "The Stilt Fishermen of Sri Lanka"
There are a lot of things I was looking forward about Sri Lanka and taking the local train is definitely one of them. Though, experiencing the Kandy to Ella scenic train route as it navigates the Tea Country is one for the books, I know that to truly experience this magnificent country is to simply […]Read more "Train Travel in Sri Lanka"
The town of Galle is distinguished by two reference point – inside and outside the Fort area. Inside the fort area, where everything is neat and organized, exuding a more touristic vibe, while outside is a constant buzz of public vehicles plowing the main road and the people going about their daily lives, a more […]Read more "Outside Galle Fort, Sri Lanka"
From the hill county of Ella, I travelled approximately 7 hours aboard the local bus to the seaside town of Galle, with the intention of spending a few leisurely days admiring the archeological heritage monuments of Galle Fort and to experience its one of a kind sunset. Galle Fort, an old trading port, first built […]Read more "Galle Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka"
Including the hill country in your Sri Lanka travel route means allocating time to do some hiking. The sacred Adam’s Peak or Sri Pada is the most popular choice for many, particularly those that has time and stamina to tackle the 5,500 steps to the 2,243m elevation summit. Adam’s Peak is a sacred religious site […]Read more "Little Adam’s Peak, Ella, Sri Lanka"
Nestled in a valley of 1,041m elevation, the town of Ella (known locally as Elle) is Sri Lanka’s most famous hill village. Surrounded by mountain ridges and tea plantations, it is the perfect place to rest and relax for a few days, whether you are coming from climbing Sigiriya Rock or about to go to […]Read more "Demodara Nine Arch Bridge, Ella, Sri Lanka"