How Much Does it Cost to Travel in Sri Lanka on a Budget?

I was surprised at how easy it is to travel Sri Lanka on a budget and how little I managed to spend backpacking the country. When you consider all the activities I managed to cram into just under three weeks, spending less than $600 on the entire trip was incredible, especially when you take into account that I visited Sri Lanka in high season. My itinerary involved[...]

Things To Do in Kandy, Sri Lanka

Kandy was my first destination in Sri Lanka. While I was a bit disappointed at its bustling scene (I was under the impression that Kandy was a quiet town tucked away in the jungle), its cultural significance and incredible sights kept me busy every day I spent here. Kandy was once the capital of the ancient kings, and today, this town set right in the heart of Sri Lank[...]

Through My Lens: Vietnam

So yesterday was Balinese New Year's Eve. Instead of partying it up, the Balinese treat it as a day of reflection and meditation. Lights must be kept off, the internet was completely shut down on the island, and no one is allowed to go out. Foreigners aren't really expected to follow all the rules and we are free to do as we wish as long as we stay inside our rooms with[...]

8 Reasons You’ll Fall In Love With Sri Lanka

Brimming with rolling tea plantations, unbeatable wildlife sightings, and paradisiacal beaches, it's no wonder that I fell head-over-heels in love with Sri Lanka. I think what I loved about Sri Lanka is how diverse it is despite its relatively small size and how it acts as a fantastic introduction to the best South Asia has to offer. From its diverse cuisine, its[...]