Hi, I’m Carryn. Welcome to My Travel Blog.
Travel junkie. Nature enthusiast. Risk taker. People lover. I’m a South African, living and working in Korea. Join me as I share my travel stories and tips of life abroad.
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Sumba is an island in Indonesia that you’ve most likely never heard of. It’s relatively undiscovered and certainly not geared for tourism. There’s so much more to Sumba Island than what meets the eye: The rugged coastline and exotic beaches. […]
On the fence about whether you should go surfing in Sumba? Indonesia is known for its famous breaks that attract scores of eager surfers. But with that comes the crowds, the busy beaches and the rush to get into the […]
Visiting 17 Islands Marine Park in Riung, Flores was a last-minute decision spurred on by a group of equally adventurous travelers. Riung is well off the tourist track and is must do if you have the time (and patience) to […]
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka, is one of the most unique towns in the country. With its obscure climate, and seemingly out of place architecture, Nuwara Eliya leaves you feeling slightly confused: Sri Lanka or England? Nuwara Eliya sits between Kandy […]
Are you trying to decide between a hike to Ella Rock or Little Adam’s Peak in Ella, Sri Lanka? Both these hikes start just outside the touristic village of Ella and whilst they have similarities, their hiking routes are very […]
Sri Lanka: there’s a bit of something for everyone. Whether you’re after the beaches in Trincomalee or mountains in hill country, you will not be disappointed! I spent a month exploring the east and south coast in search of my […]
When spring hits Korea, all the talk is about cherry blossoms. Where to see them, when to see them and for those Instagram lovers, where can you get the best photos with the beloved cherry blossom trees – especially in […]
Adam’s Peak, otherwise known as Sri Pada (or Sacred Footprint), lies alongside the small town of Dalhousie in the beautiful hill country of Sri Lanka. With a whopping 5 500 steps, Adam’s Peak has made a name for itself as […]
Sri Lanka offers something for everyone. There’s the amazing Hiriketiya Beach to the south of the country, the gorgeous tea plantations in the hill country and a wealth of culture toward the north. I explored all of these areas and […]
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