Galle Fort, Sri Lanka

Galle - Sri Lanka

There are loads of architectural highlights in the Galle Fort, but the highlight for me was walking along the wall at sunrise and sunset. On this sunrise are some fellow early-morning walkers and a row of Colombo Crows, whose squawking would wake me up every day before dawn. Galle Travel Resources Galle hotels Galle photo […]

Bag Review: Afar Backpack by Eagle Creek

Afar Backpack

This is a review for the Afar Backpack by Eagle Creek, who sent a bag for my travel gear reviews. I’ve been satisfied with my main travel bag which I have had for three years now, but I have gone through a few day bags recently that haven’t been to my liking. I have owned […]

Nomadic News: April 19, 2015

Work Cafe

Here is this weeks edition of Nomadic News – assorted links on travel and digital nomadery. Guatemala City is big, dirty, and dangerous — don’t miss it (via Outbounding.) I’m riding a $450 motorcycle across Vietnam How one student is freelancing his way across SE Asia Europe’s 16 oldest cities Isolated From the World for 60 Years […]

Travel Photo: Old Matara, Sri Lanka

Matara - Sri Lanka

At the start of the day I didn’t know I was going to be staying in Matara. I began the day in Nuwara Eliya – up in the Hill Country – ready for a long day of travel. I caught the local bus to the coastal city of Matara with the intention of getting connecting […]

Colombo Travel Guide

Accommodation Colombo hotels – Search for discount for hotels in Colombo with lowest rates guaranteed. Travel Guides Sri Lanka Travel – The official site of Sri Lanka Tourism. Colombo – Travel guide from Colombo Guide – City guide featuring history and things to do. Blogs Colombo City Guide – Features city news and information […]

Telok Ayer Market – The historic hawker centre in downtown Singapore

Telok Ayer Market

One of my favourite hawker centres in Singapore is the Telok Ayer Market. This food court – also known as Lau Pa Sat – is in a heritage building that is worth a visit in its own right. While a Singapore foodie might tell you there are a dozen other hawker centres that are better, […]

Nomadic News: April 12, 2015

Time Coffee and Foods

Greetings from Saigon. Here is this weeks pick of the travel and location independence links. Travel For a more creative brain, travel – The Atlantic. After seven years, travel has finally changed me – By Drew Gilbert. We took a 1997 Lonely Planet tourist guide to New York City and tried to use it in […]

Kandy Lake, Kandy – Sri Lanka

Kandy Lake

Kandy is the second city of Sri Lanka, and considered as the cultural capital. Kandy is a major pilgrimage site for Sri Lankan’s and buddhists around the world as it’s home of the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. As the name would suggest, it houses a tooth of the Buddha. The city itself is […]

Notes on Colombo: Colonial remnants, cricket, and crows

Colonial Colombo

[Cargills Main Store – Classic heritage building when Sri Lanka was Ceylon.] Reading up on Sri Lanka’s capital city I kept seeing the words “hectic”, “chaotic”, and “bustling” to describe the city, followed tips on how to get out of the city as soon as possible. They write that like it’s a bad thing. To […]

Nomadic News: April 5, 2015

Studio Caffeine

Greetings from Saigon. After two months of travel that took me to Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Australia, Thailand, Namibia, and Hong Kong, it’s good to back at my nominated Southeast Asia home base. I’ve unpacked my bag again and have a proper work desk for a few months. And with that I should be back […]