In the Belly of the Habsburgs

Two years ago, I traveled to Romania with my friend and roommate from my Baltic Roadtrip, Šarūnas, where we stumbled upon a lone traveler that sparked my interests for future adventures. Deep in a frozen concrete slab alleyway, we came face to face with a lone Canadian woman, who stared right back at us and… Continue reading In the Belly of the Habsburgs

Advertisements

Long Train to Ella

In the old capital of Kandy, we sat in the train station with a hoard of other tourists waiting for the train. Our destination was Ella, far away in the mountains among tea covered hills and Ayurvedic spa's. The train trip from Kandy to Ella is regarded as one of the prettiest train rides in… Continue reading Long Train to Ella

Cave Temples and Castle Rocks, Sri Lanka

After our long Kuala Lumpur Layover, Ivana and I arrive in Colombo, Sri Lanka pretty tired and sweaty at 23:30. Once we got to Steps Backpacker's Hostel, we fell asleep pretty instantly. The next day, we got up fairly early to grab breakfast and head to the bus station for our ride out of Colombo.… Continue reading Cave Temples and Castle Rocks, Sri Lanka

The 15-Hour Kuala Lumpur Layover

Photo Cred's to Black Hummus Diaries. 6:30 ~ Land in Kuala Lumpur International Airport Arriving off a 7-hour flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport, make your way towards the Left Luggage counter to momentarily slough off winter coats, sweaters, and heavy IKEA backpacks before entering the 30+ (~86F) degree rainforest heat. 7:30 ~ Hop on the… Continue reading The 15-Hour Kuala Lumpur Layover