Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens – An Gorgeous Green-Space

Sri Lanka’s hill country has a tremendous assortment of beautiful attractions, both natural and man-made to be experienced, but where Kandy is concerned, the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens are a must. Background The Peradeniya Botanical Gardens are found just over five kilometres west of the city of Kandy, and quite close to the Mahaweli River, the…

Merlion Park Singapore – The Iconic Urban Space of Singapore

Few things are more synonymous with Singapore than Merlions. The image of a half-fish half-lion hybrid is the national personification of Singapore, and a widely utilised marketing icon as well. History The park was a project that was spearheaded by the Singapore Tourism Board, which opened to the public in September 1972. The original Merlion…