Sri Lanka is a tiny island nation in the middle of the Indian Ocean. Yet, it has one of the richest cultural landscapes in the entire world. Mindboggling diversity and a century-old history are to blame. Needless to say, Sri Lanka is a treasure trove for any culture seeker.
However, there is just so much to see and do in Sri Lanka that it can be a nightmare where to begin your culture tour. It was for me!
That is why I put together this ultimate guide to experiencing Sri Lankan culture in 9 easy steps.
So, here are the 9 most amazing cultural experiences that you need to have in Sri Lanka. Culture vultures, go dig in!
Do you ever wonder how to create a successful profitable venture from your passion? If yes, you should go ahead and give this a read.
I have always loved history and culture. And I have been really passionate about traveling. So much so that I decided to start my own travel blog with a deep focus on culture.
And I am loving how it has turned out so far. And starting to pay back. Read my tips and tricks on how to convert your passion for culture into something profitable and sustainable.
I live in Mumbai and am craving to explore my own city more than ever now. Has it ever happened to you? Things that are so close by seem so far off suddenly? Well, I am kind of experiencing the same now.
In order to feel the pulse of Mumbai again, a vibrant active city that has gone silent for some time, I creating this whopping Virtual Guide. Yeah, right. I have been doing virtual tours of Mumbai ever since I wrote this. And I bet you would like to do one too. So, go ahead. Click to find out how you can explore Mumbai even from your armchair.
Whether you are a local or a tourist visiting Mumbai, this detailed guide on how to take a tour of Mumbai’s Art Deco buildings is going to interest you a great deal. Art Deco was probably’s Bombay’s first step to modernity but has always remained a hidden treasure.
Did you know that Mumbai’s Art Deco buildings were recently inscribed on the UNESCO heritage list? Yeah, that’s some really amazing architecture waiting to be discovered! You won’t find them in any Mumbai itinerary or bucket list. That’s why I put together this ultimate guide for you to experience Mumbai’s Art Deco scene. With or without a tour guide! Go, check it out.
As the fear of Coronavirus grips the world and traveling takes a backseat, I sit down to reminisce about all the good times I have spent meeting new people and learning about new communities. On the top of my list is the Bodo tribe from Assam.
Remember, I toured Bodoland in Assam for 10 days earlier this year? Here’s my ode to all the beautiful people that live there.
To all the Bodos. A guide to experiencing their life and culture. If you ever decide to make this offbeat trip, do not forget to pack this guide on Bodo culture, cuisine, costume, beliefs, and myths. Care to come on a virtual journey with me now??
Portugal and history are inseparable. After all, it was in Portugal that the Age of Discovery began in Europe.
Therefore, when in Portugal, you cannot miss catching up on some heritage and history. They are so abundant that this tiny country may actually be a haven for heritage lovers. Don’t believe me? Well, check out this exhaustive list of all the incredibly beautiful heritage sites in Portugal. And expand your Portugal bucket list!
Have you heard of the Dwijing Festival in Bodoland Assam? And did you know that it is one of the best representations of contemporary art inspired by local Bodo culture and folklore?
You have got to visit the Dwijing Festival if you are an art/culture/heritage lover. Even more if you are an offbeat destination hunter. Read on to find out why the open-air art museum at Dwijing is so special!
I had no clue ancient Roman history was so closely intertwined with that of the Portuguese. That is until I found the Roman ruins of Conímbriga.
Have you heard of Conímbriga? I hadn’t until last September. But I am so glad I did. Cause Conímbriga has such exclusive floor mosaics, you would not want to miss them for anything in the world. And elaborate, stylish residences with water fountains and murals! I would add them to my Portugal itinerary again. Would you?
Are you planning a trip to Lisbon? But worried that it will be too crowded? Looking for off the beaten path destinations in Lisbon?
Look no further. From walking on an aqueduct to shopping at a female thieves market, we have you covered. 9 quirky experiences to cherish for life that nobody else knows about. You will love them all.
Myanmar is a beautiful country with lots to offer to every traveler. Delicious food, smiling people, pristine white beaches, ancient temples, and a vibrant local culture. Find out what suits your tastes.
Planning a trip to Myanmar? We suggest you book your tickets soon.
Cause winter is the best time to visit Myanmar. Lush green landscapes, colorful festivals, warm ocean water, and a popular ballooning season. What more could we ask for!
You cannot miss out on Azulejos when in Porto. These pretty blue tiles are simply everywhere.
But where do you find the best? We put together a list of the best azulejo panels in Porto to address your quandary. Check out our 8 recommendations.
Headed to Italy this year? I am sure Florence is on your list. Have you decided what you want to see there? Check out our tried-and-tested list of the best attractions in Florence. Churches, Art, Museums, Palaces, Gardens, and Shopping – We have them all for you. Just pick & choose and get going!
Looking for some great day trips from Rome? We have 16 amazing recommendations from travelers themselves. All within a 2-hour train ride from Rome. And guess what? Our list has something for everyone – history, culture, food, beaches, and natural beauty. And don’t forget to check out little tips and tricks from our experts.
Wow yourself with a trip to Rani ki Vav in Patan, Gujarat. A seven-tiered step well, this fascinating UNESCO heritage site has exquisite architecture, delicate carvings, and interesting history behind its construction.
Are you planning a trip to Hampi, India? Do not forget to add a tour of the royal enclosures in your itinerary. Apart from housing famous temples, pillared mandapas, and interesting boulders, Hampi is home to some of the most intriguing royal palaces and private shrines. Read our post to find out more.
Interested to see something unusual in Rome? Try this different kind of Renaissance garden in Bomarzo, called the Parco dei Mostri. This park of monsters defies the order and symmetry of other contemporary Renaissance gardens. It stands out of the landscape for its grotesque sculptures and blends back in at the same time. Get all practical information from us and enjoy your trip.
If you are planning a trip to Sicily, then you must visit Modica. Often referred to as the most Baroque city of Sicily, Modica is a treat to all your senses. Stroll down Corso Umberto I and take in exuberant remains of Sicilian Baroque architecture: grinning masks, winged cherubs, wrought-iron balconies, canted facades, belfrys, and columns.
Are you planning a trip to Myanmar? I am sure our quick guide on what to buy in this beautiful country will be super helpful in that case. Our collection of 7 unique Burmese souvenirs will tell you exactly what you need to pick when you are here.