Archive for June, 2014

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A Traditional Sri Lankan Sports Day in South Korea
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A Traditional Sri Lankan Sports Day in South Korea

Filed in South Korea by on June 26, 2014 0 Comments • views: 621

Last weekend I had the opportunity to attend a traditional Sri Lankan sports day hosted by the Sri Lanka Students Association.  It was so traditional that it reminded me of my sports day in Colombo in 1988 or 1989.  While the games kept all of us busy, the traditional chicken curry made by the Ambassador’s […]

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Exciting News for Doria Travels!
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Exciting News for Doria Travels!

Filed in South Korea by on June 26, 2014 0 Comments • views: 838

For those of you who do not know, I have a memoir about my life in Sri Lanka during the civil war that is about to be published.  I wrote this book because it was some of the happiest times in my life and wanted my high school classmates to have something to remember.  As […]

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Photos from Africa: An Exhibition in Seoul
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Photos from Africa: An Exhibition in Seoul

Filed in South Korea by on June 15, 2014 0 Comments • views: 478

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Nominated For The Liebster Award
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Nominated For The Liebster Award

Filed in Sri Lanka by on June 7, 2014 0 Comments • views: 668

The Liebster Award The Liebster Award is really not an award at all but more like a chain letter.  Once you have accepted your nomination, you must thank the person who nominated you  and then you must nominate someone else.  This can be as few or as many people as you like.  The person or […]

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Horton Plains: A magical place in the clouds views: 1337

Visiting Horton Plains If you plan on visiting Sri Lanka, make sure you put Horton Plains in your schedule.  This unusual place is not to be missed.  I have personally been here 5 times and always look forward to going back.  One can never get tired of its exotic breathtaking scenery. Getting There It’s just […]

Havanna on a Budget: How to save money in Cuba views: 972

  Cuba was always a beach-filled, retro dream for me. Sipping daiquiris by the pool, twirling in full, vintage skirts on the cobblestone streets, and rocking my cat-eye sunglasses from the passenger side of some 1950’s hot rod was a recurring vision in my travel head—and once I’d stepped into Havana it didn’t disappoint. But […]

Sunsets Over the Pacific: Lima views: 1575

On my last night in Lima, I wanted to have a very special evening.   I asked my hostel Nomade Backpackers where the best sunset was.  They said the Marriott.  I was able to make my way up to the second floor to catch one of the most beautiful sunsets I had ever seen.

How to do the Maldives on a Budget views: 1259

Budgeting Maldives and Still Have an Island Getaway Budgeting Maldives is possible if you follow these tips.  If you’re looking for an island getaway for your next vacation, there’s no better place than the Maldives! This collection of more than a thousand coral islands in the Indian Ocean is absolutely stunning.  They offer fantastic diving, […]

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