Experiencing the Life and Lore of Colombo, Sri Lanka

April 22, 2014

We visited Colombo, Sri Lanka on a port call during an 11-day cruise on the Seabourn Sojourn from Singapore to Mumbai, India. While we had done a little advance research on Colombo, we decided to take a 4.5 hour long shore excursion called the “Life and Lore of Colombo” before exploring on our own. Colombo is a fascinating mix […]

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Thai Gastronomy at the Blue Elephant Cooking School in Phuket, Part 2

April 19, 2014

While sailing on the Seabourn Sojourn cruise from Singapore to Mumbai, India, we took Thai cooking lessons at the Blue Elephant Restaurant and Cooking School in Phuket, Thailand. After visiting the local market to learn about key Thai ingredients with one of the Blue Elephant chefs, we returned to the Phra Pitak Chinpracha Mansion to begin the cooking instruction. The school’s […]

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21 Fun Facts About Mormugao, Goa, India

March 20, 2014

We will be visiting the port of Mormugao, in India’s smallest state of Goa, via a cruise ship.  In preparation, we did a little research. Here’s 21 Fun Facts About the Port of Mormugao, in Goa, India 1. Located on along the Arabian Sea on the west coast of India, Goa is India’s smallest but richest […]

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20 Fun Facts About Colombo, Sri Lanka

March 14, 2014

In anticipation of our upcoming visit to Colombo, Sri Lanka, we did a little background research. What an interesting history to explore in this port city and island country. Evening View of Beira Lake and Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photo by Arvindkumarn. Here are 20 Fun Facts About Colombo, Sri Lanka 1. Colombo is the largest city […]

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