..in July - because you might still be wondering where to go for summer vacation in July and I highly recommend flying to Sri Lanka from the UAE. It's near, it's cheap and it's wonderful. We visited Sri Lanka last summer and I've not quite gotten to writing more about it. My bad. We stayed in … Continue reading Nuwara Eliya in July
Showing the kids animals in the wild whenever possible has always been my plan in our trips, whether they're small birds or butterflies - it doesn't matter. They don't get to experience it in Dubai. Our trip to Sri Lanka was a perfect chance to see one of the magnificent animals - the elephants in … Continue reading Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage in Sri Lanka
I've been meaning to write about Nuwara Eliya, that charming town located in a mountainous area in Sri Lanka right after we came back from our trip last July (wow, that really sounds like a long time ago) but somehow postponed and postponed it until now. Well, better late than never! The town of Nuwara … Continue reading Road trip from Nuwara Eliya to Kandy
One of the best things I love about traveling with my children is being able to impart lessons otherwise they could only see in television or read in books. They learn it first hand; sometimes it's a joyful experience but sometimes, it's a sad one. But nevertheless, they learn something important. We were in Colombo … Continue reading Should you give to beggars while traveling?
I couldn't wait to write the review for this hotel when we arrived in cool Nuwara Eliya after that scenic but rather challenging train ride from Colombo. I know I'll have so much to say and because I don't (more of can't) really blog while on the road, my Moleskine diary is filled with notes … Continue reading Where we stayed: Jetwing St. Andrews, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
After our glorious five days at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi resort in the paradise that is the Maldives, we were ready to go back to reality (I mean we really have to, at some point). You know, see people around who aren't tourists in a small, secluded island, probably have some street food, get on … Continue reading Train ride in Sri Lanka, to the mountains!