Category: Asia

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21+ Best Places To Visit In Colombo In 2024

If you’re looking for the best places to visit in Colombo, you’ve come to the right place. Here I’ll be sharing my top picks, including the main sights, a few hidden gems, and some of my favourite food spots in the city. Colombo is Sri Lanka’s commercial capital and largest

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7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Kyrgyzstan in 2024

Kyrgyzstan, a small and mountainous country in Central Asia, is quickly gaining recognition as a paradise for nature lovers and anyone seeking an authentic, off-the-beaten-path travel experience. With its stunning natural beauty and unique cultural heritage, it’s no wonder that adventurous travellers are starting to take notice. I recently visited

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7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Kazakhstan in 2024

Kazakhstan, a land of vast steppes, awe-inspiring landscapes and rich cultural heritage, offers a unique blend of untouched natural beauty and gleaming modernity. Nestled at the heart of Central Asia, this diverse and intriguing country is a captivating destination to explore. I recently visited Kazakhstan and was blown away by

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Asia

7 Reasons Why You Should Visit India in 2024

It’s tough to describe India – it’s so many different things, all at once. From its colourful festivals and cities to its serene beaches and snow-capped mountains, India is a mesmerising place to visit. I’ve travelled to India many times over the years and can confidently say this: India is

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Best Time To Visit Kerala: A Comprehensive Guide (2024)

Kerala is a stunningly beautiful state in southern India that can be visited all year round. However, the best time to visit Kerala depends largely on what you want to see and do during your time there. If you’re looking for a quick answer, my favourite time to visit Kerala

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How to Travel From Colombo to Kandy by Train: Best Guide (2024)

This post contains everything you need to know about travelling from Colombo to Kandy by train. How much it costs, where to find up-to-date schedules and train timetables, which tickets to buy, how to reserve a seat, and more. I recently spent over 4 months travelling around Sri Lanka. Taking

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Wilpattu National Park Safari Travel Guide: The Wild Side Of Sri Lanka (2024)

Wilpattu National Park is hands down my favourite national park in Sri Lanka. If you’re looking for an unspoiled and intimate safari experience in one of Sri Lanka’s most pristine wildernesses, you should definitely consider coming here. Spanning more than 1,300 square kilometres (500 sq mi), Wilpattu is the largest

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8 Best National Parks For Safari In Sri Lanka (2024)

Welcome to my comprehensive guide to the best national parks in Sri Lanka. If you’re looking to go on a wildlife safari in Sri Lanka, these parks are the best places to do it. I’ve been fortunate enough to go on many safaris in Sri Lanka – and in several

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13+ Best Places To Visit In Ella, Sri Lanka In 2024

Ella Rock, Nine-Arch Bridge, and Little Adam’s Peak are three of the best places to visit in Ella. But there are several other great spots in and around this little mountain town, as you’ll see below. Ella is one of the most popular backpacker destinations in Sri Lanka. With its