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Apply for Chinese Visa in Hong Kong: Full Guide 2019

People wishing to visit China as a tourist will generally need a tourist visa. For many people, the nearest embassy or visa centre will be in another city, or in another country altogether. There is a solution to this, which is to arrive in China through Hong Kong (visa free entry to Hong Kong is available to 150+ countries) and…

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Complete Guide to Sri Lanka 2019| Where to Stay and where to go.

We couldn’t recommend the sights, sounds and flavours of Sri Lanka more. It is such a diverse country with cool, rainy hills in the centre, hot sunny beaches around the edges, a varied and vibrant capital city and even a scorching desert in the north (though we didn’t get there). Below is a complete guide to Sri Lanka 2019 with…

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Nine Arch Bridge, Cooking and terrifying night

Don’t walk down a train track in Sri Lanka in the pitch black, without a torch and without knowing how long it will take. That is our advice to you. And we suggest you take it. Nine Arch Bridge however is well worth the visit. Ella Rocks eating (Cooking) course Having passed on the very expensive (50 pounds each) cooking…

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One day in Ella: train, massage, chill

Ella is the place to come in Sri Lanka if you are a backpacker looking for modern conveniences, western food and partying. We managed to also fit in some relaxation. Apology: we are really behind on these blogs, we have been super busy planning the next few months of our trip. Getting there The same way many journeys on this…

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Haputale perched up high

The Sri Lankan Hill Country is spectacular, with huge mountains, valleys and ridges running through the centre of the Sri Lankan island. Haputale is a small village/town nestled on the top of one of these ridges. It is generally used as a gateway to Lipton’s seat, but Haputale itself really is worth a visit. Not more trains Now just about…

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Hill country railway to Nuwara Eliya

One of the most Instagrammed tourist attraction in Sri Lanka is the nine arch bridge designed by the British over 100 years ago. The majority of people take a train from Colombo or Kandy to Ella to enjoy the scenic rail and see the bridge. We decided to cut it up into stages starting first in Nuwara Eliya, aka: Little…

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