Author: Jeff Bell

Ruwanwelisaya

Sri Lanka Travel Tips

The first tip I have for visiting Sri Lanka is simple – go to Sri Lanka! Sri Lanka has ancient temples, soaring mountains, thundering waterfalls, safari parks, sandy beaches, and a stunning colonial city. It is a hassle-free destination with friendly people and delicious, healthy […]

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Ko Phi Phi Longtail

So, I Moved to Thailand Full Time

For the last three years, I’ve lived and worked summers in the wilderness of Alaska and spent winters in the bustling city of Bangkok. As you might imagine, it has been awesome. But, having my life on two continents became too much. So, after 14 […]

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Wat Traimit at sunset.

Why You (Probably) Hate Bangkok

Bangkok is a polarizing city; visitors either love it or hate it. For many, the Thai capital is a necessary evil on the way to beaches, temples, or hill country treks, and is not a reason to visit Southeast Asia. I didn’t like Bangkok the first time […]

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Naked backpackers

Sri Lanka B-Sides

After sorting through my photos of Sri Lanka, I ended up with a pile of shots that I call b-sides. Like the songs on the b-side of an album, these photos are misfits for whatever reason. Perhaps they are okay photos that are missing something […]

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Galle Fort Sari

Photo of the Week: Sari in Galle

Taking a photo of a photogenic person with an interesting background is one of the easiest and most cliche shots in photography. But it is cliche for a reason: it can give a good sense of what people wear and how it relates to the […]

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Sri Lanka Street Photography

14 Street Photos from Colombo, Sri Lanka

I really liked Colombo, which might surprise a lot of people who have been there. Sri Lanka’s chaotic, sweltering capital has a shortage of things tourists enjoy, like museums, monuments, restaurants and bars. As a result, most visitors to Sri Lanka spend as little time there […]

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