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Hotels We Love: Santani Wellness Resort – Sri Lanka

An hour outside of Kandy tucked away in the lush, rolling mountains of Sri Lanka, lies the first and only purpose-built wellness resort in the country. Santani, meaning “in harmony with” in Sanskrit, is all about bringing balance to the modern world. Built according to the highest standards of sustainability and designed to leave the smallest footprint possible, Santani’s eco-conscious …

Keep Calm and Travel On: Our Favorite Apps for Life on the Road

Technology is inextricably linked to everyday life, a truth made even clearer when you are living out of your backpack. These are the services and apps that we found absolutely essential to our life on the road.  Entertainment Netflix Easily our favorite subscription service on the planet. Some of the best shows and movies are being produced by Netflix, and …

Cusco: 5 ways to pass the time before Machu Picchu

Cusco, the starting point for the famed Machu Picchu. The center of the universe, according to the Incas, and certainly the center of tourism in Peru. This city is both wonderful and exhausting, as almost everything in the downtown area is catered to tourism, and the exploitation thereof. Despite the constant calls of “Masaje!”, aggressive street painters all curiously named …