Hampi Itinerary: how to spend 3 days in Hampi

Hampi Itinerary: how to spend 3 days in Hampi

This post is a travel guide with a 3 day Hampi itinerary. Hampi is located in the state of Karnataka in South India. It was the capital of the Vijayanagara empire and is still home to hundreds of ancient temples. The ruins cover a large 

How to visit the Belur and Halebid Temples in India

How to visit the Belur and Halebid Temples in India

This post is a travel guide about the Belur and Halebid temples in Karnataka, India. After visiting the Somnathpur temple near Mysore I wanted to see more Hoysala architecture. That’s when I read about the Belur and Halebid temples.  The Belur and Halebid temples The 

Bangalore Itinerary: how to spend one day in Bangalore

Bangalore Itinerary: how to spend one day in Bangalore

This post is a Bangalore itinerary about how to spend one day in Bangalore. Bangalore, also known as Bengaluru, is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka and one of the largest cities in South India. Bangalore has a rich history that dates back 

BR Hills: the best travel guide to Biligiri Rangana Betta

BR Hills: the best travel guide to Biligiri Rangana Betta

The BR hills, or Biligiri Rangana Betta, in Karnataka are a world of nature, greenery and wildlife. Rolling hills that are often covered in a mysterious mist. Forests that are home to elephants, tigers, leopards, sloth bears, wild boars and deer.  The BR Hills are 

Bylakuppe Karnataka: the ultimate guide to little Tibet

Bylakuppe Karnataka: the ultimate guide to little Tibet

This post is a travel guide about Bylakuppe in Karnataka. Bylakuppe is often referred to as little Tibet in India, but is very little known among travellers. While it is Dharamsala that gets all the attention when people want to experience Tibetan culture in India, 

Mysore to Srirangapatna: a beautiful day trip

Mysore to Srirangapatna: a beautiful day trip

This post is a travel guide about a day trip from Mysore to Srirangapatna in Karnataka, India. Srirangapatna only lies 15 kilometers from Mysore. Being in the shadow of the bigger city, it is often overlooked by visitors.  There were times though, that it was 

How to visit the Somnathpur Temple near Mysore

How to visit the Somnathpur Temple near Mysore

The Somnathpur temple near Mysore is one of the best examples of the intricate carvings that characterize most of the Hoysala architecture in Karnataka, India. At first sight, the Somnathpur temple, also known locally as the Chennakesava temple, looks relatively small in size. Especially if 

The Best Things to do in Mysore: the heart of Karnataka

The Best Things to do in Mysore: the heart of Karnataka

This post is a travel guide with the best things to do in Mysore. A city in the state of Karnataka in Southern India, When I did my internship in BR hills, Mysore quickly became my favourite weekend getaway. It was in Mysore that I 

Backpacking Karnataka: the ultimate travel guide

Backpacking Karnataka: the ultimate travel guide

This post is a travel guide about backpacking Karnataka in India. Karnataka is one of India’s most underrated states. With Goa to the north and Kerala to the South it is often overlooked. Many travellers simply pass through, but there are many reasons to travel 

8 Great Things to do in Palolem, Goa

8 Great Things to do in Palolem, Goa

This post is a travel guide with the best things to do in Palolem in Southern Goa. Goa is the most famous beach destination of India that everyone is raving about. Indians and foreigners alike talk about the beautiful palm fringed beaches and the relaxed 

The Kandy to Ella train: Sri Lanka’s beautiful rail journey

The Kandy to Ella train: Sri Lanka’s beautiful rail journey

This post is a guide on everything you need to know about the Kandy to Ella train. This famous train ride is advertised to be one of the most spectacular train journeys in the world. Why take the Kandy to Ella train? I love trains 

The Best Sri Lanka Safari: Minneriya, Udawalawe or Yala

The Best Sri Lanka Safari: Minneriya, Udawalawe or Yala

This post is a travel guide about the best Sri Lanka safari destinations and whether you should choose to visit Minneriya, Udawalawe or Yala National Park for your Sri Lanka safari. A safari in Sri Lanka is a unique wildlife-watching experience. The most popular safari