Wildlife is undoubtedly one of the biggest assets that the paradise island nation of Sri Lanka flaunts. From the many wildlife parks and reserves spread throughout the country there is none other that is as acclaimed as the Yala National Park. Best known for its wide variety of animals and also for having one of..
There is an expectant thrill in the air. Hushed silence interspersed with the occasional song of birds drifting through the breeze. All is still, eyes drawn upwards, waiting with bated breath. Through the foliage there is slight movement. Yellow and black seamlessly blending with brown and green and the gentle rustle of leaves. And then..
Coral reefs are the underwater equivalent of rainforests, but unlike their earth-bound counter-parts, coral reefs are extremely rare, and account for only 0.1% of the ocean’s surface area. Out of this tiny percentage, over ninety percent of coral reefs are located in the Indo-Pacific region. This is why it is no surprise that one of..
Approximately three hundred kilometers up the Yangtze River from Shanghai is Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu province. It is the second largest city in Eastern China. Nanjing served as the nation’s capital through the early part of the Ming dynasty and again in more recent times during the twentieth century. The city today, is one..
Seemingly unperturbed by the flourishing tourism industry in the central highlands of Sri Lanka, Ella retains its charm and delicateness. Streams, waterfalls and plantations are aplenty while this much-loved village is also dotted with human habitation. It is amidst this atmosphere of tranquility that 98 Acres Resort & Spa is located. The luxury it affords..
Sri Lanka, often referred to as the ‘Pearl of the Indian Ocean’, is a true paradise island. It is famous for its tropical beaches, the best of which can be found along the country’s south coast. Travelling south from Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, you will arrive at Hikkaduwa. Hotels, bars and eateries dot..
The Vieng Xai caves are a widespread network of caves that were home to about 23,000 people during the Vietnam War. It was virtually a hidden city and is now open to the public as a tourist attraction. The city of Vientiane is the capital of Laos and is located on the banks of the..
Elephants, one of the most majestic species that continue to roam the earth in modern times, face a multitude of issues that threaten their continued existence. In the African and Asian continents, for instance, elephants are often hunted and killed for ivory, while in other parts of the world, elephants are also captured and sold..
Safari World Bangkok offers an exciting wildlife experience, fun and entertainment to all visitors irrespective of their age and nationality and is a popular choice amongst leisure parks that you will find in many a travel guide. Bangkok attractions such as this one can be enjoyed by the whole family making it such a top choice…
Marawila is a small fishing village located in the town of Puttalam, about 62km from Colombo. Located within 3km of Negombo, Marawila is a quieter setting compared to the former. As it is neither a fully fledged tourist destination nor a thriving town, this little village offers intimate, “close-to-nature” type of experiences to travellers. Home..