Varanasi, the holiest city in India

Varanasi, located on the banks of the Ganges, is a major religious hub in India and the holiest of the seven sacred sites for Hinduist, including Haridwar, Dwarka, Kanchipuram, Ujjain, Varanasi, Ayodhya and Mathura. This overwhelming city is full of chaos, color and spirituality, being a place that Hindus aim to visit once in a … Continue reading Varanasi, the holiest city in India

Fascinating chaos in Delhi

Delhi was the first destination of our Indian-Nepali adventure and got me equally fascinated and horrified. It was shocking to see the conditions of some people living on the chaotic streets of the capital, that is also home to some of the most magnificent temples I have ever seen. I was amazed to see the … Continue reading Fascinating chaos in Delhi

On top of Sigiriya Rock

Sigiriya is a village in the Central Province of Sri Lanka famous for its 200-meter-high rock. The complex, including a citadel, gardens and ponds, was built on the 5th century as a palace for King Kasyapa and, after his death, was used as a Buddhist monastery until the 14th century. It contains gardens, ponds and … Continue reading On top of Sigiriya Rock

Unawatuna beach vibes

Unawatuna is a small beach resort village in Southern Sri Lanka located 5km east of Galle. It is one of the most popular beach destinations in the country for its calm waters, golden sand and palm trees. How to get there: there are 3 daily trains from Colombo to Unawatuna leaving Colombo Fort Station at … Continue reading Unawatuna beach vibes

Sri Lanka, my first solo adventure

I visited Sri Lanka back in January 2016, the year I turned 30 and added a solo adventure to my bucket list. This beautiful island country located in the Indian Ocean attracts many tourists for its unspoiled greenery scenery, tropical beaches, exotic wildlife and rich cultural heritage. Despite the increase of visitors, Sri Lanka remains … Continue reading Sri Lanka, my first solo adventure

Underwater bliss in Pulau Weh

Pulau Weh, also known as Sabang, is a small volcanic island located in the Andaman Sea famous for its large variety of fish species and coral reef areas. There are four islets surrounding Weh Island: Klah, Rubiah, Seulako, and Rondo. Among those, Rubiah is well known for diving tourism, because of its coral reefs. Weh … Continue reading Underwater bliss in Pulau Weh

Jungle trekking in Bukit Lawang

Sumatra was the last destination of my 9-month trip and one of the places that I loved the most. An English girl told me amazing things about the island in a hostel in Singapore and I added it to my bucket list when I decided to extend my Indonesian tourist Visa an extra month. At … Continue reading Jungle trekking in Bukit Lawang