A Month in Sri Lanka 

In July and August I spent just over a month in Sri Lanka. I volunteered with wild elephants, sipped cocktails on paradise-like beaches, took the most scenic train journey in the world and hiked till my feet bled (okay, it was mainly from the leeches). The people were welcoming, the views were tremendous and the … More A Month in Sri Lanka 

My Travels in 2017

From spending Valentine’s Day in New York, to our annual mother-daughter trip, to a holiday with one of my best friends, to spending 5 weeks in what I now consider my favourite country, it’s safe to say that 2017 has been another successful year of travel. Here’s a summary of my travels this year. February February … More My Travels in 2017

A Weekend in Margate

Last week my partner, Mike, surprised me with a weekend away to Margate to celebrate three years of being together. I usually spend months researching ideas for each trip I go on, so it was a welcoming change when I knew nothing about the place. Margate is a trendy British seaside town in Kent and … More A Weekend in Margate

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