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MY EXPERIENCE GETTING A TATTOO IN SRI LANKA

Getting a tattoo in a developing country is always an interesting experience. In Sri Lanka, there are plenty of different tattoo studios to choose from. I was in Unawatuna in the south of the country and found a tattoo artist called Sajee in the nearby city of Galle. I visited the studio to meet Sajee …

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THE WEEKLY #36: MY LAST WEEK IN SRI LANKA WAS CRAZY

My last few days in Sri Lanka were full of long journeys and spectacular mountains. I ventured inland from the south coast on a five-hour bus from Unawatuna to Ella. The mountainous region of Ella has so many amazing treks. However, I only had time for one. Working with Shanti Travel, which is a French …

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THE WEEKLY #35: SOUTH COAST SURFIN’ IN SRI LANKA

I had originally planned to head north on the trains but bad weather had other ideas. The outcome was definitely not hard to handle. I ended up making several road trips along the south coast of Sri Lanka exploring the coastline. I spent one full day at Hikkaduwa, which is a small coastal town. The …

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INNES NATIONAL PARK CAMPING: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE

Only three hours out of Adelaide on the Yorke Peninsula is one of the most amazing natural parks in Australia. Innes National Park is a drive-through safari of Australian wildlife, a collection of world-class beaches, and a wilderness camping experience like no other. INNES NATIONAL PARK CAMPING GUIDE I enjoyed just under a week camping …

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DESA SENI YOGA RESORT IN CANGGU BALI: MY STAY AT THE YOGA & WELLNESS RESORT

At the Desa Seni Yoga & Wellness Resort, there is a special atmosphere throughout the grounds. Winding stone and wooden pathways lead you through lush lawns speckled with organic produce gardens, charming little lounging huts, and restored antique wooden homes collected from various Indonesian Islands. Entering the big Balinese gates of Desa Seni in Bali, …

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THE WEEKLY #3: THE GILI ISLANDS

The Gili Islands are definitely worth exploring. Breathtaking beaches, awesome coral reef snorkeling, and the simple laid back vibe make up the perfect secluded island experience. TEXT BY JESSICA BLACKMUN  //  IMAGES BY JACKSON GROVES & JESSICA BLACKMUN This week we set off to explore the Gili’s! The Gili Islands are three small islands just …

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