There are no two ways about it, you’ll love Singapore for its cleanliness, the greenery, the futuristic touch yet historical charm, the diverse culture and the brilliant cuisine, but just prepare yourselves for the intense humidity and the heavy price tag that comes with a modern city, which has become a stepping stone to the rest of the world.
From Sigiriya I headed north east by tuk-tuk to the town of Polonnaruwa located in the North Central Province. Polonnaruwa is part of the cultural triangle but is often overlooked by tourists short on time as it is over 6 hours away from Colombo by car; although it is also reachable by a lengthy train … Continue reading The Ancient City of Polonnaruwa – Sri Lanka
Sigiriya's second large rock to break through the lush jungle landscape is Pidurangula Rock. The lesser known rock is favoured by backpackers for its low 500-RS entrance fee, which is a mere bargain compared to the hefty fee that Lion Rock demands. Some may argue that the view from the top of Pidurangula is superior … Continue reading Pidurangula Rock – Sri Lanka
My experience of Sri Lanka's beautiful beach towns...
When I visited Costa Rica I discovered something rather special, a place that would steal my heart and set my senses on fire, for this Central American country offers to those who dare seek it, the discovery of any traveller’s paradise – a vista unseen by other’s eyes. For me there was one particular place … Continue reading Flashback to Carate – Costa Rica