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To Punjab and Beyond: Our Next Travel Plans

To Punjab and Beyond: Our Next Travel Plans

They all sang and danced together. “It was like a party inside the train,” Anne would tell me. It is now our dream to visit the vibrant, bustling cities of Punjab and the rural countryside brimming with life.

One Typho at a Time: Conversations Over Breakfast in Gangtok

One Typho at a Time: Conversations Over Breakfast in Gangtok

Some days, during my trips, I sit quietly on new cafes, sipping local coffee. Other days, I, unable to speak the local language, walk past locals, grinning. I observe them from far, quietly.

Visiting Bomburu Ella Falls in Sri Lanka

Visiting Bomburu Ella Falls in Sri Lanka

We take a scenic route to reach the Nuwara Eliya – Welimada Road, passing colonial-era tea gardens, eucalyptus trees where mist journeys like an old mystic character from Russian children’s fantasies, and pink daisies dance to the chilly mountain breeze.

Life Is to Live: Stories Shared Over Food in Colombo

Life Is to Live: Stories Shared Over Food in Colombo

His memories take him to his childhood where he and his family would walk through the tree-clad paths after the monsoon showers, where wild, edible mushrooms popped up on old, dilapidated tree trunks.

Here’s why you should not give up on Sri Lanka

Here’s why you should not give up on Sri Lanka

There are many ways to experience Sri Lanka, but to know her real side – the warmth of strangers, the nose-tingling aroma of a seasoned chicken curry, and the mythical beauty of paddy-fields where fireflies dance in a moonless night – one has to dive deep into her community.

Please look after yourself! Our favorite self-love ideas

Please look after yourself! Our favorite self-love ideas

I too grieved. I too sobbed. I too cried. I never went through the pain the people directly affected went through. But looking at nothingness, my eyes filled with tears. So then I decided to take care of myself. To take care of my fragile heart.

These Are Our Favorite Beaches in Sri Lanka

These Are Our Favorite Beaches in Sri Lanka

We met in 2015 and after more than three years of traveling in Sri Lanka, we now have a list of our favorite corners here. We were not traveling every single day with our work and studies, but we made sure to travel at least […]

Palatupana: Sand dunes, and a deserted beach in the vicinity of Yala National Park

Palatupana: Sand dunes, and a deserted beach in the vicinity of Yala National Park

On the way, Sheeba’s mum joins her little four-legged rascal. Sheeba is a tiny munchkin, the resident doggo at Yala Yin Yang. And as expected from pooches his age, the longest time Sheeba stands still at one place limits to barely one minute.

Photos I Took in Ipoh, Malaysia

Photos I Took in Ipoh, Malaysia

During my trip to Malaysia, I could only wish if I had stayed in Ipoh much much longer. A quaint, mellow town filled with art, hipster cafes, boutiques, and mouthwatering food – for a traveler like me – there’s nothing to dislike about Ipoh. I didn’t […]

Malaysia: Five Reasons to Stay at DoubleTree by Hilton Melaka

Malaysia: Five Reasons to Stay at DoubleTree by Hilton Melaka

A quirky town with old school buildings, colorful murals and streets lined up with boutiques, cafes and a few makeshift stalls, Melaka is truly a beautiful place to be. It’s only a couple of hours from Kuala Lumpur and luxury buses run to Melaka from […]

In Bangkok, Thailand, Food Connects Two Strangers

In Bangkok, Thailand, Food Connects Two Strangers

I’ve never loved big cities. Never. In December, however, I was on a trip with TakeMeTour Thailand, a community-based travel organization which provides meaningful travel experiences. I was in Bangkok. Bangkok. The crazy big capital city of Thailand. And in Bangkok, I learned to love […]

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 […]