There’s even a little Arabia, which contrary to what you might expect is alive with bars, live music (check out the Blu Jazz Café) and cute eateries. At the back end of the Mosque is also a rather dodgy looking restaurant called Zam Zamwhich is renowned for serving Murtabak, the Muslim take on a calzone.
After painting the town every color of the rainbow the night before, you are going to want to head down to Whitehead Street to The Blue Macaw. Under the cover of tall trees and cooling mist sprayers, you can enjoy the chilled live music and a decent brunch accompanied by a legendary hangover cure.
When you have reached the end of the road past a little goat’s shed and find yourself on a sort of deserted plateau, covered in rocks and thistles, it is time to stop because you have reached tortoise heaven.
For the small geographical area that this widely-treasured surf town covers, the number of different surf spots is not only impressive, but also extremely accommodating for surfers of all levels. From kook to cruiser, A-Bay and its surrounds have you covered better than Mr. Zog’s Sex Wax.
If you are ever in Sri Lanka during the East Coast season (May – October) you are guaranteed to find yourself in Arugam Bay for a considerable portion of your trip. This charming little surf town situated on the South-East Coast of Sri Lanka has a tendency to trap travelers for longer than they intend to stay – and for good reason.
El Doctorcito closes at around 8pm so if you haven’t had too much mezcal and are looking for the next place Trujillos Restaurant and Bar is a great option. Trujillos is located 100metres from the beach along 38 Norte Street.
Cozumel is iconic for its scuba diving. From shallow dives to deep dives, coral reefs to wrecks, mild conditions to riptide drift dives; your options are endless ensuring that you will always experience something new on every dive. Hence there are many places to choose from.
As much as we all love our dear salty ocean, don’t we just secretly live for that exhilarating moment when we are about to enter port, a night of freedom on the horizon, after weeks of living on no sleep and sobriety? If the port in question happens to be Nice, then you’re in for a treat with the following hotspots.
Mallorca has some of Europes best roads, a huge diversity of landscapes, great culture, food and people. Exploring the island by bike has to be experienced, you shall be immersed in every aspect of nature, whilst leaving no carbon footprint.
What you will find though is a vivid picture of an ancient Roman society and its everyday life, which abruptly came to a permanent standstill. The thick layer of volcanic material which buried the city and its inhabitants kept everything remarkably intact until the present day.
What better way to explore the island then to rent a car, motorbike or scooter and drive the spectacular Serra de Tramuntana, the 89km long mountain range spans from Andratx in the Southwest to the most northern tip of Cap d’ Formentor.
On a Friday afternoon there is an informal food market near Masjid Jamek, not to be missed, for delicious local food and snacks. Alternatively the Petaling Street market in China town and the Bukit Bintang markets offer plenty of food and merchandise and are open Monday through Sunday.
George Town is one of the most interesting and colourful cities in Malaysia. Named after King George III, walking down the streets of Georgetown is like walking through the paths of history. The city was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO on the 7th of July 2008 and it is clear to see why.
Perhentia offers some of the lowest cost of diving in Asia, if not the world, and its shallow bay offers an idle opportunity for a first confined dive with 30 meters plus visibility (who needs a pool), which is a rather special experience.