the 2 weeks itinerary for Sri Lanka you’ve been waiting for

Yes…you heard right. I always love if people post their itinerary on the web especially if they also review accomodation, restaurants and things to do in their writing. So here is our 16 day itinerary for a backpacking trip around Sri Lanka. The itinerary is packed with different means of transport, different accomodation, from hostels to homestays to guesthouses and some tips for your travels. Enjoy!  Continue reading “the 2 weeks itinerary for Sri Lanka you’ve been waiting for”

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Haputale: Lipton Tea Plantations

After enjoying the good restaurants and the perks of a small mountain city in Ella, we decided that it was time to head to another town in the highlands. Since we wanted to visit a tea plantation (the one in Ella was closed), we opted for the town Haputale and the nearby famous Lipton Tea Plantation.  Continue reading “Haputale: Lipton Tea Plantations”

How to get from Kandy to Sigiriya with a stop in Dambulla (with backpacks)

Here I am, again, back in Asia. We’re currently traveling through Sri Lanka and I wanted to give you an update on how to travel from Kandy to Sigiriya with a stop in Dambulla (including depositing the backpacks). As most of the tourists do Dambulla and Sigiriya as a day trip from Kandy, the route we took wasn’t described as such in the web. We found the route pretty convenient and so we share our experience here. Continue reading “How to get from Kandy to Sigiriya with a stop in Dambulla (with backpacks)”

Florida Getaways: Ichetucknee Springs

This is a post for all the Florida lovers that have been to Florida many times and who don’t want to visit Sea World, Disney, and Universal for the 100th time. This is for alle the nature lovers, the sportive guys and simply travelers who want to exercise a little bit while surrounded by beautiful nature. This is Ichetucknee Springs State Park.  Continue reading “Florida Getaways: Ichetucknee Springs”

Amish Village in Lancaster – back in time

Today, a different topic. Let’s go on a trip that leads us to another world, another time. In Lancaster Country, only 1 1/2 hours west of Philadelphia, more than 34.000 Amish people live there. We’ve heard some stories and had some superficial knowledge about the Amish and their religion and culture, so this was the perfect time to gain insight into their way of living.  Continue reading “Amish Village in Lancaster – back in time”

Action Paradise Mont Tremblant

Hello Peeps, I’m back on track! Ok, seriously though: I’m currently traveling through the East of the USA and Canada. Different travel style than Asia but still awesome. If you’re in Canada, check out the beautiful village of Mont Tremblant, just 1 1/2 hours north of Montréal and 2 hours from Ottawa. If you’re into activities (including challenging ones) then this is the right spot for you. Continue reading “Action Paradise Mont Tremblant”