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Learning to Cook Thai Food in Chiang Mai and Other Mindful Travel Experiences

Learning to Cook Thai Food in Chiang Mai and Other Mindful Travel Experiences

“You are always smiling, ALWAYS!,” says my host couple, Nok and Aek. I live in the busy capital of Colombo and I hardly touch a knife at home. And joining an actual cooking class was a really exciting experience for me. I have previously joined […]

Here’s How a Tiny Northeast Indian Village Taught Me a Life Lesson

Here’s How a Tiny Northeast Indian Village Taught Me a Life Lesson

I chat with Sushila. She’s my host. She lives alone, but with visitors from all over the world, she’s never alone. Her home, now, is a hub where cultures come together. Her home is the birthplace of thoughtful conversations. She makes me sweet tea and offers me chocolate chip cookies.

Temples, Lanna Cuisine and Plenty of Smiles in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Temples, Lanna Cuisine and Plenty of Smiles in Chiang Mai, Thailand

With TakeMeTour Thailand, I visited four temples in Chiang Mai, sampled delicious Lanna (northern Thai) food and learnt how to weave cotton.

In Conversation With Ann Davis, Founder of Venture With Impact

In Conversation With Ann Davis, Founder of Venture With Impact

We love traveling. The turquoise blue waters. Sandbanks fringed with palm trees. Mountain hamlets. Cobblestone streets from the medieval era. We all love traveling. What if we combine our love for travel with our knowledge and skills, to make a positive impact on society? To help […]

Casual Dining at The Tuna & The Crab in Galle Fort

Casual Dining at The Tuna & The Crab in Galle Fort

We love food. And that’s not a secret. So in an attempt to add more food-related content on our blog, we went to The Tuna & The Crab in Galle Fort. The Tuna & The Crab is actually a combination of both Nihonbashi and Ministry […]

A True Sri Lankan Experience at Mahagedara Wellness Retreat in Sigiriya

A True Sri Lankan Experience at Mahagedara Wellness Retreat in Sigiriya

It’s 8 in the morning. In a little village tucked inside the jungle in Sigiriya, the intermonsoon rains have already arrived. Our breakfast starts with a bowl of thick Lankan kola kenda, herbal gruel, made with Sri Lankan herbs, coconut milk and a small portion […]

Our Favorite Eats From September, 2018

Our Favorite Eats From September, 2018

Hello all, While you may find a lot of foodie stuff on our Instagram, It’s been a while since we talked about food here on our blog. Our actual blog. September was a good food month. Living in Colombo, not many days are good food […]

The Ultimate 12-Day Travel Guide to Meghalaya, India

The Ultimate 12-Day Travel Guide to Meghalaya, India

I solo traveled in Meghalaya for 12 days and while I have so many stories to tell, I thought of writing this guide. You can read my stories from Shillong here and from Mawsynram, here. This guide explains the route I took, places I visited […]

Mawsynram, Meghalaya: Two Days in the Wettest Place on Earth

Mawsynram, Meghalaya: Two Days in the Wettest Place on Earth

I was on a Facebook video call with my mother and sister when I heard loud giggles outside my door. Two little kids appeared with possibly the biggest smiles I’d seen in a while. Then came their friends. A few minutes back, they were playing […]

Virat Kohli, Imran Khan and Feeling Indian in Shillong, Meghalaya

Virat Kohli, Imran Khan and Feeling Indian in Shillong, Meghalaya

Zin traveled to Meghalaya for two weeks and she’s creating a series of posts where she pens down her most cherished experiences. This is the post one of NatnZin’s Meghalaya series. It’s Eid. I’m with Anne. One hearty breakfast and two cups of coffee later, […]

10 Things You Can Do in Arugam Bay Beside Surfing

10 Things You Can Do in Arugam Bay Beside Surfing

We went to Arugam Bay earlier this year and loved everything about the quaint hamlet on Sri Lanka’s East Coast. Since it was the “off-season” it was far away from the Arugam Bay we had heard of. We were away from the maddening crowds, hipsters […]

Stories of 12 Long-Term Couples Who Found Love on the Road

Stories of 12 Long-Term Couples Who Found Love on the Road

“Being born in Saudi Arabia to Sri Lankan parents, lived in both India and Australia, you came all the way to Sri Lanka, where your roots are from, to find love. And now you are here. You live here.” – Zahil loves to pull Nathan’s […]