Kanchanaburi Attractions

Re-entry to the Green Valley of Thailand – Kanchanaburi!

Hello All, After the initial visit to Thailand, I always had a feeling of going back there.  So, when we thought of escaping from summer, I never had to think twice in fixing in location. Kanchanaburi, which is a small town west to Thailand. This place would be idle for the ones who need a break from this summer, it’s a small town covered with greens and the main attraction of Kanchanaburi is River Kwai and it’s the best spot...Read More
The Bridge Bar and Bristo

The Bridge Bar and Bristo !!

Explore in-house food and beverages at X2 River Kwai Resort !The Bridge Bar and Bristo is a river view restaurant with an outdoor deck built inside the X2 Resort, Kanchanaburi. It is a perfect place to chill and hang out due to the casualties of the place and “rustic” style interior decors. They use the concept of “unpretentious luxury”, with food being served in a creative way that brings back the nostalgia of homely food. The restaurant is modern and has floor-to-ceiling...Read More
X2 River Kwai Resort

Low Carbon Activities at X2 Kwai Resort!

Hello All, Hope you all got a glimpse of X2 River Kwai Resort in my previous post. X2 River Kwai Resort is truly a hidden gem in Kanchanaburi District of Thailand.  X2 resorts follow this mantra - "to have a unique and unequivocal persona that is embraced by all elements of the resort. " For those of you who don't want to visit any other place and wish to spend some quality time at the resort to make it a perfect...Read More
X2 River Kwai Resort

X2 River Kwai Resort, Kanchanaburi !!

Hello All, X2 Resorts, pronounced as cross to, is a leading botique hotel chain with properties across asia and australia. Their X2 River Kwai is a romantic luxury 5 star resort set on the picturesque banks of the Kwai Noi river banks in Kanchanaburi Province of Thailand. As a part of our second trip to Bangkok, we decided to stay for two nights in Kanchanaburi. X2 River Kwai Resort The location is nearly 1.5 to 2 hours from Bangkok and twenty minutes...Read More
Spice Garden Srilanka

Spice & Tea Garden Visit @ SriLanka.!

Hello All, During our travel from Kandy to Bentota, we were taken to the Spice Garden by Oak Ray Isaria Village near Hingula. Our driver did mention that we are under no obligation to buy anything.  The garden visit was nice. There were many guys in black trousers and white shirts. One of them accompanied us. He explained about many herbs, spices, and its healing properties. We were welcomed with an herbal tea.  He took us through their garden letting us know about...Read More
Hotel Thilanka

Hotel Thilanka, Kandy !

Hello All, Hotel Thilanka is surrounded by the mist-veiled Hunnasgiriya Mountains and the lush Udawattaekelle natural reserve; it overlooks the great city of Kandy. It is situated very near to the Kandy city. We have had a chance to stay at this beautiful hotel which is hidden a beautiful scenic location, Kandy. We were welcomed by the staff with a welcome drink and they quickly completed the check-in formalities and explained about the room facilities, regarding, breakfast, dinner and about...Read More
Bentota

Sri Lanka Travelogue – Day 3 – Bentota

Hello All, Morning hangover... New day... Started with a coffee and Buffet at my hotel. Soon after breakfast we checked out the hotel and left to Bentota. After long roadways trips, we need a break to calm and relax our body and soul with a natural treat. It’s approximately 1980-190kms which took around 5hrs to reach this resort town in Sri Lanka.  Travel was quite good, not much traffic and it was too sunny. We entered Bentota and checked into...Read More
Temple of Tooth Relic Kandy

Sri Lanka Travelogue – Day 2 – Kandy

Hello All, We started creating memories for our 2nd day. Soon after checking out from our Hotel we left to Dambulla – Cave Temple In fact, we planned to visit Dambulla – Cave Temple on our 1st day due to long drive and rains in the evening we postponed it to the next day first thing to visit before we leave to Kandy. Dambulla – Cave Temple was hardly 30mins drive from our hotel. We reached there around 11 am....Read More
Sigiriya

Sri Lanka Travelogue – Day 1 – Sigiriya

Hello All, After Catching Flight, we had reached our Destination – Sri Lanka, Colombo International Airport by Early morning 2 am. After immigration formalities we came out of the Airport, (as we had arranged a tour operator), our driver was waiting for us.  We boarded the car and started to Sigiriya.  The journey was quite nice, as it was too early; we thought of checking in to our hotel and fresh up and leave for exploring the city. It took...Read More
Sri Lanka Diaries

Sri Lanka Diaries !

Hello All, Sri Lanka, Wonder of Asia, situated at the southern tip of India in the Indian Ocean and majority of Sri Lankans are Singhalese and Buddhists. We had always dreamt of escaping from our usual day to day life, and choose Sri Lanka as our holiday destination. I could say many reasons in selecting Lanka, it’s astonishing diversity, ethnic society, rich cultural heritage, close to nature and the island’s stunning array of wildlife, water-sports, Asia’s finest hotels, exotic food,...Read More
Black Thunder

My Day Out @ Black Thunder Theme Park !!

Hello All, Most of us are fond of amusement parks. You don’t have to be a kid to adore the dashing cars or giant wheel. You just have to wake up the teen inside you. Black Thunder is an exciting park situated in Mettupalayam, Tamil Nadu.  The location is very scenic. Thanks to the natural beauty of Nilgiris.  It’s placed at the bases of the hill station ooty; the park provides a dizzying range of around 49 dry + water...Read More
Pulicat Lake

A Weekend @ Pulicat Lake

Hello All, Pulicat Lake in earlier times called as Palaverkaadu Eri is the second largest saline water marine or bay in India, after Chilika Lake. It was on my Hit List since I re-located to Chennai. I had heard from my peers that it’s a beautiful spot to spend a weekend. The lake and its river sinks are positioned mutually in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu states. Most of the lake area counting its water exit to the sea is positioned in Andhra Pradesh....Read More

My Leisure Vacation at Coorg – Part 2!!

Hello All, Well, to start off, this is the continuation to my initial post (My Leisure Vacation at Coorg Evergreen County!!).  Unlike other couples, we had been thoughtful of a Honey-moon Trip and that had finally leaded in choosing our paradise as Coorg – The Kashmir of South India.  In my previous post I had given a detailed info about the place which had opted to start off the lovely moments and this is all about discovering the magical city...Read More

A Squat break to Varkala – The Flawless Heaven!

Hello All, After a deep thinking we finally decided our Holiday spot as Varkala, which is a seaside destination with red laterite. It’s a coastal town located in the Indian State of Kerala. It’s on the Arabian Sea and known for Varkala Beach, backed by palm-covered red cliffs. We had a 2 Day halt there, and checked into Sun View Beach Resort. We chose to reach Varkala via Rail (Amritha Express from Palakkad). It took less than 6 hrs to reach...Read More