How To Get From Colombo to Anuradhapura By Train

Sri Lanka is well-known for its train travel. It is simple, scenic, and let’s face it, Instagram-worthy. It is also by far the best way to get around the country. I just wrapped up my first long train ride in Sri Lanka and was amazed at how much smaller it made this already relatively small… Read More How To Get From Colombo to Anuradhapura By Train

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Smoking Dragon Festival in Drakensberg, South Africa Guide

Yohhh… What a time. I had never been to a festival before and following the aftermath of Smoking Dragon, I might never go to another one again. According to my much more festival-seasoned friends, it doesn’t get much better than that. There is a sincere fear within me that all future festivals are going to… Read More Smoking Dragon Festival in Drakensberg, South Africa Guide

Why Cancun Doesn’t Deserve The Hate It Gets

Unless you are a college spring breaker or a pair of middle-aged parents taking their family on vacation, Cancun is a no-no. At least, that’s what it seems like everyone thinks. Backpacking through Central America, I encountered many travelers who would just scoff at the thought of going to Cancun. In my mind, I felt… Read More Why Cancun Doesn’t Deserve The Hate It Gets