Ceylon Tea Trails: The Ultimate Luxury Escape in Sri Lanka

Ceylon Tea Trails is not a hotel. It’s a travel in time to a bygone colonial era. Five hours drive from Colombo on windy roads, passing through lush tropical vegetation and bustling towns, bring us to luxurious tea-planter bungalows tucked amongst the plantations. We are warmly welcomed by Sanjaya, our butler. The rooms are airy and spacious, each with its own patio. The roll-top bath … Continue reading Ceylon Tea Trails: The Ultimate Luxury Escape in Sri Lanka

Van Long: The Hidden-But-Not-For-Long Gem of Ninh Bình

Van Long is one of those places where you feel like time has stopped. Imagine misty wetlands surrounded by dramatic limestone cliffs with lush vegetation. There is just you and a local lady who doesn’t speak a single word of English. The only noises you hear are the splashing water as the bamboo boat goes into the wilderness and the sound of the langurs somewhere far … Continue reading Van Long: The Hidden-But-Not-For-Long Gem of Ninh Bình

Malaysia Beyond The Obvious

Traveling off the beaten path is rewarding but also difficult. It gives you the opportunity to connect with the local culture on a deeper level but might also involve the lack of fancy infrastructures, easy transportation and English speaking people. If this doesn’t scare you, you might want to to have a look at the folowig places in Malaysia which are away from the trails … Continue reading Malaysia Beyond The Obvious

13 Reasons Why Bangkok is the Best Expat Destination

Thailand is currently one of the top destinations for expats. So what makes it so appealing? Here are my top 13 reasons why Thailand, and more specifically Bangkok, is my favorite destination for a long term living. Food – Thai food is delicious, cheap and you can find it everywhere no matter what time of the day it is. And if you get rid of it or simply miss the taste of home, there are plenty of international restaurants that … Continue reading 13 Reasons Why Bangkok is the Best Expat Destination