I was all set on doing my yoga teacher training in India because, if you are going to learn something why not go directly to the source, right? So how did I end up doing it in Nepal? And what did I learn?
Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle is found within the three points marked by three historic capitals of the island: Kandy, Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa. A myriad of Buddhist Temples, Stupas, Ancient Monasteries and sculptures are found within this area.
For most of my diving career I have been diving off of small-ish inflatable boats (also fondly called Rubber ducks), longtails and similar small vessels. There is no denying that diving on these kind of boats have some draw backs like having to push the boat into the water before launching (in the case of Rubber ducks), less space to move around and you definitely feel the sway of the ocean more.
Wreck diving is an activity filled with adventure and adrenaline. It can feel surreal, floating through coral covered spaces which once buoyed human life on top of the ocean. These spaces are often eerie and mysterious, sometimes dark and gloomy, always fascinating to explore.
Tsuruoka is a prefecture of Yamagata is described as the ‘hidden Japan’. It is slightly off the mainstream tourist radar but offer three sacred mountains, two mummiefied living Buddhas and an aquarium listed in the Guinness World Records.
The Gibbon Experience is situated in the Nam Kan National park near Huay Xai, the capital of Bokeo province in Laos.
Construction on the Appian Way began in 312 BC and is officially the first paved road in history. The road starts in the Baths of Caracalla and is 513 kilometres long.
The subway stations were clean and well-lit. The City Hall Subway Station was a collaboration between NYC architects Heins & LaFarge and Rafael Gustavino from Valencia. It was elaborate and grand… and still is.
Castles are not the first things you think of when thinking of Japan, but this country has some amazing, original castles straight from the 16th and 17th century to keep every historically inclined traveller busy for days. You can even dress up…
South Africa is a vibrant country with an eclectic mix of cultures. Originating as a trading post for ships sailing from Europe to the East, it’s cuisine has influences from all over the world. Here are 5 foods not to be missed…