Story behind the Richmond Castle – A history lesson!

Located in a rural area in Kalutara, the Richmond Castle is a sight of awe and wonder. From its worn-out walls to a quiet environment, it’s an interesting place to visit. Want to know more? 1) The Mudaliyar Mudaliyar Don Arthur de Silva Wijesinghe Siriwardena was of a noble and wealthy family. He and his…

Bodhinagala Forest Hermitage – Slip into a Sense of Absolute Relaxation

A serene and tranquil place located in the midst of the lush wilderness – Visit the Bodhinagala Forest Hermitage to find inner peace and to connect with your soul. Overview Located in the low-lying hill country region of Sri Lanka, Bodhigala is a region full of surprises. The region is composed of a rainforest reserve…

The Modern Kandy Perahera – A Burst of Buddhist Culture

The Kandy Perahera refers to the significant Buddhist celebration of Esela Poya. Also known as the Esala Perehara, yearly religious pageant brings out the very crux of Sri Lankan culture. The origins According to historical sources, the Kandy Perahera initiated during the rule of King Kirthisiri Meghawanna of the Anuradhapura Kingdom (305 – 331 AD)….

Fun Facts about Thailand – Things you’d want to know

Thailand is one of the most famous Asian travel destinations in the world that is renowned for its culture, Buddhist temples and, of course, cuisine! Want to know about some of the fun facts before you visit? Check out the stuff below. An unusual dessert? If you feel like your sweet tooth is aching for…

Best things to do with Kids in Chiang Mai – The Truly Family Vacation

Finding things for your kids to enjoy while on holiday might be a challenging task for any parent. Especially ones that keep their attention snagged but still educates them. What is available? Finding tourist attractions in Chiang Mai that will keep your kids entertained is not that hard. There are many activities that will keep your kids…

How to be Healthy when in Vietnam – Don’t let those bugs bite!

No one wants to be bogged down by a traveller’s sickness when they are on holiday. Who would want to be lying around bed, unable to enjoy themselves, when there’s so much of the world to be discovered in Vietnam? How? Protecting your health should be a primary concern with any traveller, because how else…