10 Best Things to Do in Myanmar (Burma) – Why You Should Go Right Now

Photo taken of 3 fishing boats on Inle Lake

Things to Do in Myanmar (Burma). Shut off from the outside world for over 5 decades.  Burma, officially named the Republic of the Union of Myanmar is located in Southeast Asia. It’s bordering countries are Thailand, Laos, India and China. Nearly half of Burma is covered in by dense forests, this makes it a sanctuary
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Photo Blog: Taj Mahal, India

Photo of the Taj Mahal in India.

Photo of the Taj Mahal in India.   Right towards the end of my first 9 month travel I had my camera taken in Vietnam. I’d managed to back up a lot of the trip but then went on to lose the USB. Amazingly I found it along with an SD card in a camera case…
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Celebrating Vesak in Sri Lanka

A photo taken whilst I was trying to cross the road during Vesak.

Vesak Also known as Buddha’s Birthday, Buddha Purnima and Buddha Day, is originally a Buddhist holiday celebrated as a religious and cultural festival once a year. It has now become a sort of Christmas type affair where seemingly everyone gets involved. The date of Vesak in Sri Lanka depends upon the Asian lunisolar calendar and is
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Climbing Adams Peak in Sri Lanka

Night time photo taken of Adams peak.

Climbing Adams Peak to watch the sunrise. Adams peak, also known as Sri Pada is Sri Lanka’s fourth highest peak but easily its most famous. Located in the centre of the country and surrounded by endless acres of tea plantations sits the 2,243m (7,359 ft) tall mountain with an incredible deep religious significance. What makes
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Why I didn’t like Kandy

A stunning sun set over the Bogambara lake in Myanmar

Bad experiences in Kandy. Kandy is Sri Lanka’ second largest city after the capital Colmbo. It’s located in the Central Provinces and is surround by the stunning hills of the Kandy Plateau also known as the Kandy Uplands. The area is famous for its tropical plantations which mainly export tea. The city centre is clean
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Photo Blog: Piglet in Myanmar (Burma)

I came across this little piglet when I was exploring some caves in Hpa An. He was unbelievably affectionate and I just wanted to take him with me.

  A new friend in Myanmar.   I came across this little guy when I was in Hpa-an. Read more about what to do in Hpa-an here.  I’d spent the day exploring incredible caves and fantastic religious sites but this little guy made my day. He was unbelievably affectionate and I was so tempted to
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Applying for an Indian Visa in Sri Lanka.

indian visa sri lanka

Where is the Indian Embassy in Colombo? The company is called the IVS – Indian Visa Service. It’s relatively easy to navigate your way there and most locals in the Bambalapitiya, Colombo 04 area will be able to point you in the right direction. The Address  IVS Lanka No 129, Philip Gunawardena Mawatha Thunmulla Junction Colombo
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