Sri Lanka's location gives it a diversity not seen on the other islands. It boasts two separate monsoon seasons, over 1,300 kilometres of white sandy beaches, steamy tropical jungles and cooler mountain highlands.
Apart from the inconvenience of moving heavy luggage around up and down stairs, in airports, taxis and public transport, luggage rates on budget airlines add up. So it’s not just your shoulders, arms and legs that will benefit from paring down your luggage, it’s cheaper and more practical to travel light.
A few years ago, I left my comfort zone to travel solo. For most of my life, I’ve had the desire to travel. After a magical four months in Spain during university, I was hooked.
By Vietnamese standards, Vung Tau’s 500,000 residents don’t really constitute a large city, but this popular weekend retreat by the sea punches well above its weight when it comes to what it has to offer. From a sleepy southern fishing village, Vung Tau has grown rapidly. Over the years it has served its time as Read more...
From the mountainous northern border with China, Vietnam stretches some 1650 kilometres to the southern coast at the Gulf of Thailand. Geographically, it has three different climate regions, temperate in the north, a mix of both in its central region and tropical in the south. This is on account of the long north-south shape of the country.