Galle Dutch Hospital – A historic hangout spot

Similar to the one in Colombo, the Dutch Hospital in Galle is famous for being one of the coolest places hangout spots in town. History This is one of the oldest buildings in the area and dates back to the Dutch colonial era on the island. The building is now a dining and shopping precinct,…

A Visit to ancient Château de Fontainebleau – A Forgotten Treasure

Château de Fontainebleau is a medieval masterpiece located in Fontainebleau. The town is famous for its large lush forest surrounding the castle. About For over 8 centuries, Château de Fontainebleau was the only residence that was home to many rulers. The castle was marked as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Origins The earliest record of…

World Heritage Sites to visit in Macau: Where the East Meets the West

Macau, aka the “Vegas of China” is not just famous for its mega casinos and shopping malls, but also for its heritage sites located within the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Historic Centre of Macao. Here are five of the best sites you’ll see here. St. Paul Ruins This is undoubtedly Macau’s most iconic…

Garuda Wisnu Kencana in Bali – a bit of the Balinese culture

Spreading over sixty hectares of land is the Garuda Wisnu Kencana also known as GWK; a cultural park in Bali. This is dedicated mainly to god Vishnu and his vehicle, Garuda, a mythical bird. Things to see Within the massive 60 hectare area of the park, the most prominent attraction is the statue of god…

Little Rome in Sri Lanka -The quieter beaches on the island

Fondly named “Little Rome”, Negombo is a traditional and prominent fishing town in Sri Lanka and is located about 30km away from Colombo. Negombo is growing fast and is becoming a sought after tourist destination on the island. If you want to stay at a hotel in Colombo Airport, there are a good bunch of places…

Phuket Temples – The Historical Monasteries of Southern Thailand

Thailand is a nation that is renowned for its temples. The country is steeped in history, and the temples are integral to the nation’s culture and heritage. Wat Chalong This temple is more than a century old and is one of the most frequented in Thailand, where foreigners arrive to learn about Buddhism and locals…