Brisbane, Australia

The state of Queensland, Australia - I took a domestic flight out from Melbourne to spend the weekend with one of my oldest friends in Brisbane. With the warmest welcome of a plate of Kiribath (milk rice, a traditional Sri Lankan dish) and a hot cup of tea, we watched the opening ceremony of the [...]

Melbourne, Australia

My first time out of Asia, I watched as the sun dawned over Asia Pacific. I was en route to Melbourne, the longest flight I had been on and the first other continent I travelled to. Being excited was an understatement. In three weeks, I squeezed in three beautiful states, was inspired by some breathtaking [...]

Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

August was a pretty great month. There were two back-to-back road trips and three weeks in Australia. My cousins, aunts and uncles were all back in Colombo during the school holidays and it was also a great time to drive up to Central Sri Lanka - Nuwara Eliya, my favourite place (second to Kandy). Nuwara [...]