If there is one image that entice every visitor from around the world to visit the tiny South Asia nation of Sri Lanka, it has to be Sigiriya, the enigmatic image of a rocky outcrop towering over the surrounding green plains. Often referred to as the “8th Wonder of the World”, the UNESCO World Heritage […]Read more "Ancient City of Sigiriya & Pidurangala Rock, Sri Lanka"
Located 72km away from the town of Kandy, which makes it a good day trip is the town of Dambulla, for its famous rock cave temple. I visited Dambulla combined with Sigiriya, travelling all the way from and back to Kandy in a day using the ever reliable Tuk tuk arranged by the owner of […]Read more "The Golden Temple of Dambulla, Sri Lanka"
I started each year with a list- of books I wanted to read, of tasks I wanted to complete, of relationships I wanted to rebuilt, of attitude I wanted to change and obviously, of places I wanted to see. Though I am blessed to be able to tick off few things here and there, purely […]Read more "Kandy, The Cultural Capital of Sri Lanka"
Easily the best half-day trip away out of Athens is a visit to the beautiful Temple of Poseidon perched on top of the cliff of Attica’s southernmost tip, the Cape Sounion. Located 70km southeast of Athens, a trip to see the Temple of Poseidon is the most popular tours taken by visitors looking for a […]Read more "Temple of Poseidon, Cape Sounion, Attica, Greece"
Monastiraki and Plaka, two of Athens’ well-known neighbourhood are both great places to pass the time, to mingle with fellow tourists and Athenians. With a distinctive vibe from each other, both are easily reachable by foot from either Athens oldest metro station, Monastiraki or from Syntagma Square via the shopping district of Ermou Street. A […]Read more "The Neighborhood of Monastiraki & Plaka, Athens, Greece"
If there is one thing that becomes a constant travel habit for me, it will be waking up early. I find it calming exploring a new city just when the sun is about to come up and when everyone is still asleep. On those few quiet hours when the roads are more or less empty, […]Read more "The Temple of Olympian Zeus & Syntagma Square, Athens, Greece"
I have always been fascinated with Greece, which somehow made my decision easy to include this country on the places to visit as I spent another month in Europe. My dilemma as always is how to squeeze everything I wanted to experience in a short amount of time, and for a great destination like Greece, […]Read more "The Acropolis of Athens, Greece"