Bali is an enigma of a destination. It is an island of contrasts. The serenity of the secluded jungles clashing with the chaotic city streets. The violent roar of its waterfalls eventually settling down into the still and quiet rivers. The majestic, centuries-old temples contrasting with the middle-aged tourist with her selfie stick. Because of… Read More Is Bali Still Worth Visiting?
Sri Lanka has yet to experience the backpacker boom that other places in Asia have, but it still has a solid infrastructure to cater to travelers. That makes now one of the best possible times to visit this stunning country. Nowhere more-so than Ella. Ella is Sri Lanka’s trendiest and most popular destination among younger… Read More The Backpacker’s Guide to Ella, Sri Lanka
The best thing about Sri Lanka is just how diverse of a country it is. This stunning island can cater to any and every type of traveler. Whether you are the vacationer that likes to relax or a high-energy adventurer who needs to be on the move all the time, Sri Lanka is the perfect… Read More One Week Sri Lanka Itineraries For All Types of Travelers
Sri Lanka is one of my favorite countries I have ever been to. I was surprised by how quickly I fell in love with the country, and how it felt like no matter how long I spent there, there was always something new about every day. On any given day, I could be cycling through… Read More The Perfect 3 Week Sri Lanka Itinerary for Backpackers
Adam’s Peak, or Sri Pada, is one of the most significant sites in all of Sri Lanka. It is a holy site for a number of religions, mainly Buddhists who believe that at the top of the mountain is the footprint of Buddha himself. For the Hindu, they believe it is the footprint of Shiva.… Read More The Complete Guide To Hiking Adam’s Peak in Sri Lanka
I had grown too comfortable in the tourist-trodden hubs of South East Asia. It felt like I was simply just making rounds between Bali, Thailand, and my home country of the Philippines. Don’t get me wrong, I love those places, but before my six-week trip to Bali was even halfway over, my legs were growing… Read More First Impressions of Traveling Sri Lanka 2019
My month-long trip to Cape Town had started to come to a bittersweet end. While I got a taste of what South Africa had to offer, that brief glimpse into the country left me severely hungering for more. It was almost the holiday season and I had a non-refundable flight booked back to Europe. I… Read More Baz Bus Review: Why I Recommend The Baz Bus To Travel South Africa
South Africa’s Garden Route is famed worldwide for good reason. It is hands-down one of the best road trips you will find on the planet. Cruising along the Garden Route, you are never more than half an hour from either the mountains or the ocean. Coming from the U.S., I was more than a bit… Read More Is Baz Bus the Best Way to See South Africa’s Garden Route?
The Baz Bus is South Africa’s best way for budget and solo travelers to get around the country. With a country as exciting and beautiful as South Africa, it attracts all sorts of people from all walks of life across the world. The several-hour-long Baz Bus rides from city to city go by a lot… Read More The 13 Travelers You Meet on the Baz Bus
I’ve been away from the ocean for too long, I thought to myself as I nursed a post-festival come-down. Nestled deep in the countryside of KwaZulu-Natal, I was hours away from the nearest ocean. A cold swim and a fresh breeze would be undeniably stellar. So instead of doing the sensible thing and moving north… Read More Spending The Weekend in a Xhosa Village In Coffee Bay: Photo Gallery