December 5, 2016
Dambulla Cave Temple, Sri Lanka

Itineraries of Sri Lanka for first-timers

The sun-kissed island of Sri Lanka is a mesmerizing melting pot of culture and natural beauty. Ancient temples immortalize relics of Buddha, but reminders of the colonial-era can still be seen. Time-worn cities peek through the balmy jungle, while modern […]
June 21, 2013

My Train Broke Down in Sri Lanka and It was the Best Thing Ever

Scenes from when my train broke down in Sri Lanka The day was beautiful. Everything was perfect. Because the train journey to and from Galle was much easier than I expected, I was delighted to go on another 5-hour journey […]
June 13, 2013

My 21 Favorite Moments in Sri Lanka

My Favorite Moments in Sri Lanka #Note: the number is simply for counting, not ranking. 1. When I gave a pen to a grown man I never thought this day would come. A grown Sri Lankan who was walking behind […]
June 7, 2013
Dambulla Cave Temple, Sri Lanka

Celebrating the Vesak Day in Dambulla Cave Temple, Sri Lanka

Celebrating Vesak Day in Sri Lankan Way The train to Anantapur from Colombo broke down, long story. We had to get off at Kurungala. It was a pleasant experience, actually, but the accident left us without a plan. We decided […]
June 4, 2013

The Origin of Serendipity

The very first time I got to know the word ‘serendipity’ was when I was a freshman at the university. Our dormitory had a pretty solid file-sharing network system, thanks to the majority of engineering students who were bright at […]
May 31, 2013
Wild Elephant in Sri Lanka

Runaway Photo: The Day I Got Smelled by Elephants in Sri Lanka

  A big male elephant lifted his trunk toward us. Looked like he was yawning, or talking.   “He’s smelling us.”    Said our guide, smiling. Elephant’s sense of smell is four times better than a bloodhound. The first elephant […]
May 28, 2013

The First Impressions of Sri Lanka

It’s been two weeks since I arrived in Sri Lanka. We had a tough start, but it is slowly growing on me. Many days have been an agony for me, due to the humidity and mosquito bites, but it has […]
April 1, 2013

Kicking off Tour Asia 2013 – the Philippines, Sri Lanka and More

  I’m leaving!    I’m leaving again. After getting back my Koreanness for last two months, I think it’s time to embark another adventure. It wasn’t an easy process for me, coming back here. I was more worried than happy […]