Sorry Lonely Planet, there’s no way one a city with one canal can be compared to Venice. Aveiro, Portugal is a beautiful, quaint city to spend a few hours in if you have the time. It’s nice to see but also not somewhere I would go out of my way to see. There’s very little … More Is Aveiro really like Venice? Not a chance.
If you get the chance to explore outside of the main tourist coastal route in Portugal, Coimbra is a perfect place to spend a couple days. What makes Coimbra so great? It’s a quaint little city to explore.Just a 2 hour train ride from Porto, make a stopover here on your way south to Obidos … More Quaint little Coimbra
Are Hostels for You? There’s a few items you will want to consider before you decide on your accommodation. Firstly figure out how much money you’re willing to spend and consider your travel mate if you have any. In many places in South East Asia, a cheap hotel room could cost the same amount as … More How to stay in hostels
A highlight of a trip to Sri Lanka will likely include Polonnaruwa. This ancient city is part of the cultural triangle and is a World Heritage Site. You’ll find many dagoba’s here which are the Singhalese term for a Buddhist stupa. How to explore the site: Remember whichever your choice, always negotiate the price. Bicycle … More Polonnaruwa