Kandy, The Hill Capital – Exploring a Mountain Citadel

Be it rail or road, the journey to Kandy is certainly an enthralling one. About a three and a half hour drive away from the commercial capital, Colombo, this ancient city is set amidst awe-inspiring mountain ranges and it is not hard to see why this once mighty citadel is the hill capital of Sri…

Angkor: A UNESCO Heritage Site – Heart of Cambodia

Today an archaeological park houses the remains of what was once a masterpiece and the heart of the Khmer empire – Angkor.Located in Siem Reap, Angkor stretches over 400km2.Being a popular tourist attraction in the region, getting around and finding accommodation around the area is not very difficult. Whether you are after a luxury hotel…

Pura Dalem Agung Padangtegal – Ancient temple in the forest

Located in Bali, Indonesia, the Ubud Monkey Forest can be found in the village of Padangtegal. The Monkey Forest is significant to the locals with its importance as a spiritual, educational, economic and conservation center for the village and its people. Pura Dalem Agung Padangtegal is also known as the Padangtegal Great Temple of Death…

Old Dutch Fort in Negombo – Reminder of the Colonial Past

The west coast city of Negombo lies nestled along a gorgeous stretch of golden shore. Home to everything from luxury resorts to budget hotels in Sri Lanka, this coastal sanctuary also offers unique insights into the island’s rich colonial heritage. The Dutch played a significant part in Negombo’s history and their influence can be seen…