Asia

26 Photos that'll make you visit the Philippines

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    A series of tropical photos always make my eyes glaze, my mind wander and my heart burn to be on the lonesome beaches. When trying to sort through my mammoth photo library from the past year of travels, I stumbled across hundreds of shots from my time island hopping in the Philippines. So many wanderlust shots of turquoise waters, whi[...]

10 Reasons Why Mongolia Will Blow Your Mind

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I'll admit that I knew very little about Mongolia before I arrived there. But something about the country fascinated me. Mongolia is the least populated country in the world in relation to its size. Compared to other countries in Asia, the vast open spaces, nomadic culture and untouched nature of the landscapes really make it stand out. There are steppes, de[...]

How Tel Aviv mended my travel-weary heart

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It all started at Munich airport last December. I had just come back from the fourth long-haul flight in two weeks with a serious flu and none of meds I’d been throwing in worked. My body was dead tired, I was awake for 24 hours. It was getting late and then my flight to Berlin was canceled and I was supposed to be at a really important video shoot early the[...]

Lagen Island Resort: A honeymoon getaway in the Philippines

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I should probably begin with letting you know that I am not married, nor am I engaged. And I don’t even have any plans to get hitched anytime soon! But I recently visited a special tropical retreat on it’s own little island, floating in Bacuit Bay in the Philippines. And boy, am I already planning a faux honeymoon for a wedding that isn’t on the cards, just [...]

20 Surprising facts about Myanmar you didn't know

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Myanmar only recently opened to tourism which is probably one of the reasons why everyone who visits this country is so fascinated by it. It not only offers stunning places to visit, but it has cordial and helpful people who are every day discovering opportunities brought to them by a new democratic regime. These are 20 reasons why I consider Myanmar to b[...]

How to travel India during the Summer

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Exploring India during the summer can be a richly rewarding and life-affirming experience. Sure there may be some challenges like the midday heat, monsoon rains and muddy roads, but if you plan ahead, it can be a memorable cultural adventure. I traveled with my husband and teenage son in the hot months of June and July. We stuck to the ‘Golden Triangle’ –[...]

Do it like a Travel Blogger: Travel Tips for Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka sure is on my bucket list - after a month of featuring articles and photos from the island on our blog and social channels, I know for sure that one day I will visit. But where to begin? I can't be the only now being overwhelmed by planning a trip to a country I know little about. Blogs are my obvious choice to turn to when I research new destin[...]

5 Free and amazing things to do in Sri Lanka

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Hanging like a tear drop just South of India, Sri Lanka is a small island country enviably located in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. Since the end of its 30-year civil war, it has staked its claim on many a traveler's bucket list - and with good reason. Sri Lanka boasts a wide range of activities sure to please every traveler but this paradisia[...]

15 Things to do, eat & see in Sri Lanka

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Travelers are not supposed to have favorites and if we do, someone usually tries to make you feel bad about it. The truth is, though, we do - I think it's just human nature. Those are the places we feel at home and our heart frequently longs to go back to. Sometimes to the detriment of our 'real' homes. For me, those favorites create an issue because they me[...]

5 Stunning Spots on Sri Lanka's South Coast

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I didn't know what to expect when I visited Sri Lanka, but after a few months travelling around India, I was more than ready to chill out on a beach somewhere and Sri Lanka seemed like a good choice. Unfortunately, I only had 10 days in the country, and so instead of travelling around trying to see as much as possible, I settled for exploring the South Coast[...]