Kandy to Ella: One of the World’s Most Scenic Train Journeys

Winding through tea plantations, national parks and over waterfalls, the train from Kandy to Ella in Sri Lanka is a feast for the eyes. I had high expectations, which is usually a dangerous thing, but it certainly lived up to them. It’s a long seven hour journey (nine hours for us after a bus broke … More Kandy to Ella: One of the World’s Most Scenic Train Journeys

Picturesque Towns and Villages in Alsace, France

Apart from the wine, one reason to visit the Alsace region is for the beautiful, fairytale villages and towns. With cobbled stone and timbered houses, the Alsace region is like a trip into the past. Here are the most picturesque locations I experienced whilst visiting in April with my mum. Eguisheim Walking through Eguisheim was … More Picturesque Towns and Villages in Alsace, France

10 Things I Loved About Volunteering with Wild Elephants in Sri Lanka

  This July I spent two surreal weeks volunteering with the Sri Lankan Wildlife Conservation Society (SLWCS). I can’t praise the organisation enough, I loved every minute. One thing to note about this project is that there is no interaction with the elephants, which is the main reason why I chose it. Here I’ve decided … More 10 Things I Loved About Volunteering with Wild Elephants in Sri Lanka

My Experience Volunteering on a Game Reserve in South Africa

Last year I did something I had always dreamed of doing, volunteering with wildlife in South Africa. I stayed for two weeks on a game reserve and helped out with a range activities each day. After many backpacking adventures, volunteering abroad was a whole new experience. Instead of worrying about what I wanted to do … More My Experience Volunteering on a Game Reserve in South Africa

A Photo Tour of the Unique and Glorious Majorelle Garden

Majorelle Garden One of the world’s great gardens, Jardin Majorelle was created by  the French artist Jacques Majorelle in the 1920s. I fell in love with the numerous exotic plants, peaceful courtyards and pops of colour immediately. Located in the downtown area of Marrakesh’s new town, the a 12 acre botanic garden was my favourite thing … More A Photo Tour of the Unique and Glorious Majorelle Garden