Wrapping up a year of travel, I thought I would make a list of things I have lost this year. four toenails, thanks to Rinjani my iPod my swimming costume a beanie my consumption of meat my Australian identity (After spending four years living outside of Sydney and a good part of this year in […]
We spent one month in Sri Lanka and didn’t go to Sirigiya.
About a month ago, I read Jonathan Safran Foer’s book ‘Eating Animals’. Since then, I haven’t eaten meat. (Yes, I realise one month isn’t a long time.) Sri Lanka and Indonesia are both fine if you want to avoid eating meat. Northern Vietnam is another story though.
Well, we are back in Ella, after spending four nights here last week already. We had just taken for granted our stop after Ella would be Kandy, without doing much research.
Traveling with a white guy sticks out more in Asia than in Europe. (Though I was yelled at a few times and called a puttana in Bologna while I was traveling with a white male friend.) Unfortunately, it’s still a (white) man’s world, especially in Asia.
Here is a compiled list of our favourite budget places we stayed throughout Asia. We paid less than 20USD/night, and a majority of them under $15. (Though a lot of the time we negotiated the price/ it was low season/ we were staying a few nights.) None of these places we booked – we just found […]
As someone who is a fan of dairy and not of curry, I was a bit worried that a trip to Sri Lanka would mean I would be hungry all the time. I’m not so adventurous when it comes to food.
Have I gotten bitchier or have people just gotten more annoying? I still feel my blood boiling when I think about yesterday’s flight from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo.