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Sigiriya, plunked in central Sri Lanka and surrounded by forest, this 200 meter tall volcanic rock has been the base of legend for centuries.
The tiny fishing village of Kirinda, Sri Lanka is used by many tourists as the point of which to explore nearby Yala National Park. But there is more to this corner than than a place to crash.
Start your Sri Lanka adventure in Kandy. The center of town lies around Kandy Lake, a manmade lake built during the early 19th century.
The highlight of Abu Dhabi is undoubtedly the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque--notably the small details.
Defined simply, fatteh is a starch slathered with layers of goodness topped with a garnish--in our case, it was bread, hummus, yogurt, minced meat and pine nuts.
Muscat's architecture is stunning thanks to local building codes that require buildings to reflect aspects of Arabian design. Walking along the Corniche is a start.
Dominating the skyline of Abu Dhabi, the 82 domes at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque soar into the sky.
As you get closer to Liwa, the dunes start to rise and they are layered with stretches of green from the area’s timeless oases.
One example of Abu Dhabi’s rapid development is Al Mayrah Island, which is becoming another booming pocket of commerce and tourism.
Near Bahla Fort in Oman is Jabreen Castle, one of the most impressive sights in a nation already brimming with Middle East history and culture.
Balha Fort stares you down as you drive through the town with which it shares the same name.
My first memory of walking through Plaza Independencia in Montevideo always reminds me why I love this corner of South America.