rice, curry and beyond

Whenever we ask a waiter or a store attendant on what food they would recommend, ALL of them would say one, and only one dish...

respite

I stepped out of Bandaranaike International Airport with all the soot and grime of Manila, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, and of course, Sri Lanka. Four airports, three plane rides, damning heat of the summer sun, one 1-hour bus ride, and one 4-hour bus ride in 24...

published!

Sometime in 2007: Monette: We will be "the" travel blog celebrities.. Ron:  ...

escaping the royal wedding overkill

So William and Kate got married. So what?! We are not really a fan of this royal cum showbiz brouhaha. Since the big announcement of the royal wedding last year, paparazzi started revving-up their lenses, tabloids and broadsheets got busier and television networks all across the globe...