India

Khajuraho: Experience Real India🇮🇳

Most people arrive in this quiet little town with an inquisitive eye to try and spot the, ahem, ceramic pornography that’s etched onto the many monuments of the Khajuraho Temples. In this conservative country, its a mind-boggling ode to the Karma Sutra which you wouldn’t expect to find, and maybe wouldn’t even spot, if you weren’t… Continue reading Khajuraho: Experience Real India🇮🇳

India

Holi @ Varanasi: The Gray Cloud that Looms Over the Festival of Colour🎨

Varanasi can be an idyllic slice of serenity in the (jam-packed) wholesome cake of India. Take a walk along the ghats at sunrise or gently boat along the Ganges (300₹ each for 2px) and watch as the hazy atmosphere gets a dusting of soft pink and baby blue icing. This spiritual place is where Hindus… Continue reading Holi @ Varanasi: The Gray Cloud that Looms Over the Festival of Colour🎨

India

“This is India”: My First Train Experience 🚆

The Basics… -Sleeper ticket from Chennai to Jabalpur: 700₹/£7.70/$10.80 (request top berth if possible, or 3AC if you can afford it) -Get the ticket from the International Tourism Advice Bureau a day before (located in the building to the left of the main station, on the 1st floor, Window 22) -Have a photocopy of your… Continue reading “This is India”: My First Train Experience 🚆

Sri Lanka

An Easy Way to Conquer Adam’s Peak🏔️

When planning our hike up the highest peak in Sri Lanka, a few people suggested us going to Hatton first and making preparations to climb Adam’s Peak from there… however, after Yas spoke to her friend who had recently completed the hike himself, he suggested that we stay closer to the mountain to enjoy the… Continue reading An Easy Way to Conquer Adam’s Peak🏔️

Sri Lanka

A Splash of Nature in Netolpitiya 🐚🐢

From the second we witnessed the thousands of seashells that decorated the home of Peacock Family Stay, we knew that we’d chosen a beautifully remote part of Tangalle to explore; secluding ourselves as you had to take a wooden raft aross the lake whilst the bridge is under construction. Whilst checking into our family-sized bungalow… Continue reading A Splash of Nature in Netolpitiya 🐚🐢