Heir to its rich history, Saudi Arabia extends through most of the northern and central Arabian Peninsula. Religion, tribalism and untold wealth are the three elements that have fuelled the country’s history. Here are a few places you can visit when in Saudi Arabia. Masmak Fortress This large structure was built around 1865 and looks..
You can experience a different side of the country that is a far cry from the sun and surf of its world-class beaches by going into the mountains. At 2,000 m above sea level, Ella Rock is 5 km from the town and one of the most picturesque stretches of rolling moorland in the hills…
Looking to take a ride on Sri Lanka’s wild side? Don’t worry, it doesn’t involve anything dangerous, but rather a thrilling safari at the Wilpattu National Park home to some exotic wildlife! Making the Journey Located about 30 km from Puttalam, Wilpattu National Park can be found on the island’s northwest coast. While you can..
Did you know that Yala National Park has the highest density of leopards in a national park in the world? That makes it the ideal location to spot the Sri Lankan Leopard while on a safari. Yala National Park The 950 square kilometre Yala National Park can be found on the south-eastern coast and is..
The country’s largest land mammal, ‘Elephas maximus maximus’ or the Sri Lankan elephant is an endemic and iconic animal that is worth seeing in its natural habitat. Here are some insights into this majestic creature. Ideal for Safaris Featuring one of the world’s highest Asian elephant densities, the island offers plenty of opportunities to..
Sepang started hosting the Formula 1 Grand Prix in 1999 and it quickly became a success due to several factors which boosted its allure. Sepang itself is a city of many attractions and this is the reason why people flock to Sepang even though the Grand Prix is no longer hosted here. Want to find..
One of Asia’s most extensive extreme park facilities, Putrajaya Challenge Park was open to the public in 2009 and is situated in a 30-hectare park in Putrajaya’s Precinct 5, accessible from any of the hotels in Putrajaya. It has three attraction divisions: Rock Climbing The indoor rock-climbing complex is situated within a 2,100 sq. ft. gymnasium…
In Sri Lanka, street food culture has existed for a very long time. It was developed as a necessity in Colombo as in some locations the population density was so thick houses weren’t equipped with cooking facilities. So, they took to setting up stalls outside on the street for everyone to go get their food..
In Sri Lankan history, King Kashyapa I is known famously as the king who murdered his father and built a rock fortress in fear of retaliation from his brother. This story is just as fascinating as the attraction itself! Staying in Sigiriya Before reading on for more, do make sure you book a Dambulla resort..
Macau’s reputation has earned itself the nickname “The Vegas of China”! Did the destination pique your interest? Once colonised by the Portuguese, this city has turned out to be a wonderful option if you are more of a city traveller. Here are a few tips to keep in mind if plan to visit Macau. Travelling..