Editor's Note: This guest post is by Nick Milne, author of the new book Life Expands: A Travel Comedy Romance. From surfing in shark-infested South African waters to meeting the King of the North on a Sri Lankan beach, my eighteen-month trip writing a book across seven countries was full of sunsets and surprises. I learned many lessons from backpacking in India, Sri … [Read more...] about 7 Lessons from Traveling and Working in 7 Countries
Sri Lanka has a rich cultural history that goes back thousands of years. Whether you enjoy pristine landscapes or unique cultural traditions, there's something for everyone. Here are three ideas of ways to spend your day to get you started with a plan. 1. Go Surfing With miles of beaches for you to explore, there's no better place to enjoy an afternoon of … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Spend Your Day While Visiting Sri Lanka
On my last day of visiting Colombo, Sri Lanka, I decided to check out the famous Gangamaraya Temple. The temple is one of the most well-known Buddhist centers in the city and attracts many locals as well as quite a few tourists each day. The main part of the temple was built in the 1800s, but since then it has been accumulating more and more Buddhist religious relics and … [Read more...] about Gangaramaya Temple: Colombo’s Museum of Relics
Columbo, Sri Lanka – How could one choose anything to see or do in this wonderfully cultural city, with its beautiful array of architecture and diverse religions? Luckily, I have come across a few things that might help you to see the full spectrum of things to see during your holiday in Sri Lanka. Enjoy! 1. Temples The Pettah area of Columbo is home to three Hindu Temples … [Read more...] about Holiday in Columbo: The 5 Must-See Sights of Sri Lanka’s Capital City
When I travel, one of the best ways that I remain frugal is by adapting to the local purchasing power. In other words, as soon as I land, I'm no longer a US dollar spender but rather a spender of whatever currency is local. An average to normal meal in India might cost $1, while a fancy meal might cost $5. In the US, an average meal may cost $6 while a fancy meal … [Read more...] about Is It Always Worth It To Visit An Attraction?