Sri Lanka to open up for travellers from around the world on January 23, 2021

Sri Lanka railway tracks

Here’s some good news for travellers. Sri Lanka is opening up its international airports for tourists from all countries on 23rd January 2021. Sri Lanka’s economy is highly dependent on tourism and this move will help kickstart their economy. In this regard, Sri Lanka’s Tourism Department has identified 12 tourist locations across the country which … Read more

Best of the hot springs in Pai – Everything you should know!

Pai hot springs things to do

When in Pai, you are in the mood to chill as much as possible and as long as possible. This pretty quaint little town is blessed with lovely landscapes, great places to eat and drink, awesome vibe and great memories to take back. While we spent three nights during our recent trip, and one of … Read more

Things to do in Pai – Tham Lod Caves

Flowstone in Tham Lod Caves

When we were planning for things to do in Pai and Chiang Mai, we definitely wanted to visit a cave. You may wonder why. There are so many caves in Thailand and some are amazing. Some caves have temples housing Buddha statues inside, some caves were used for burial, some are abundant in flora, and … Read more

Three Days In Pai (ปาย), Thailand

Things to do in Pai

There are so many small hippie places and one such is Pai in Thailand. Just a few hours away from Chiang Mai, and to be precise, 762 curves leads you to this lazy backpacking town. If you have been to Chiang Mai, everyone there will suggest that you should visit Pai and stay at least … Read more

Hopping airports in Bangkok? Use the free shuttle bus between BKK (Suvarnabhumi) and DMK (Don Mueang) Airports

Bangkok BKK to DMK free airport shuttle

Short version: There’s a lesser-known free shuttle bus between Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and Don Mueang Airport (DMK) that you can take advantage of if you are planning a trip to Thailand. Read on for the long version. How to go from BKK to DMK for free If you are planning your first trip to Thailand, … Read more

Where to stay in Taipei: Meander Hostel Taipei Review

Meander Hostel Taipei

During our recent trip to Taiwan, we had planned our itinerary in such a way that we would experience Taipei not once, but twice. Given that we wanted to stay close to a metro station and right where the action takes place, we had picked the top two areas where we wanted to stay in … Read more

Seven-Day Taiwan Itinerary

Taiwan, also known as the Republic of China, is a small island located between China in the West, the Philippines in South and Japan in the North. Densely populated, high-tech and blessed with beautiful landscape, Taiwan is a treat to everyone who visits and here is out Taiwan itinerary. The Taiwanese people are extremely friendly, … Read more

Begpackers – Begging tourists giving budget travellers a bad name?

Begpacking in Asia

Let me introduce you to two terms – begpacking and busking. How many of you have heard of these terms? Begpacking Vs Busking Begpackers are tourists, mostly westerners (in fact, we’ve never heard of an Asian begpacker) who beg on the roads (mostly in Asia) to fund their travels. It is sometimes written as beg … Read more

Best things to do in Taichung, Taiwan

things to do in Taichung

As you guys might know, we had been to Taiwan recently (did you know that Indians can get a free Taiwan visa?). We split our time in Taiwan across Taipei, Taichung and Kaohsiung, the three biggest cities of Taiwan. Given that I have a soft corner for Taichung (and as you read the post, you’ll … Read more

Sri Lanka’s free visa on arrival put on hold

Sri Lanka's free visa on arrival put on hold

Here is bad news if you were planning a quick getaway to Sri Lanka in the coming months. Sri Lanka has put its free visa on arrival scheme on hold following the recent Easter Sunday serial bombings that have wholly shaken the beautiful island country and taken 253 lives until now. Sri Lanka, hope you … Read more