Fast Travel: How Fast is too fast? – One Night in Kandy

The train hummed in the background as Lewis and I made our way down the platform, practically tripping over our tired feet. What a journey! I had thoroughly enjoyed every minute staring out of my train window and taking in the beauty of Sri Lanka. I had never been anywhere like it before. It was… Read More

Wednesday, 9 January 2019

Bustling Colombo to Cultural Kandy Via Train

Jump To... I love to tell stories about how my adventures unfold. So if you want to read all bout my experience in-depth including getting to Colombo Fort from Negombo, picking up tickets etc, please read on! However, if you just want some cold, hard facts, you may wish to jump to it. 1. Everything… Read More

Saturday, 5 January 2019

Backpacking Sri Lanka Day 1: Arriving in Negombo

"Excuse me ma'am," The air hostess repeated in soft tone. "Would you like some breakfast?" I lifted by head sleepily from my tray-table, blinking sleep out of my bleary eyes. I could just about make out her frame as she held the meal tray out. Out of the corner of my eye I could see… Read More

Friday, 21 December 2018

Top 5 Sri Lanka | Video Guide

My top 5 recommendations for Sri Lanka. If you visit Sri Lanka, you must add these to your list! 1. Ride the Kandy to Ella train ride 2. Stay a few nights in Ella town 3. Go on safari in Udawalawa National Park 4. Relax at Hiriketiya beach 5. Buy fresh coconut from a road-side… Read More

Monday, 24 September 2018

Sick on Our Last Day in Sri Lanka | Vlog

Our time in Sri Lanka draws to a close as we head to our final stop of our trip - the coastal town of Bentota. However, our last day yields an unpleasant surprise and we don't spend our final day quite how we'd like it and with only hours till our flight, things take a… Read More

Monday, 20 August 2018

The Problem with Mirissa Beach | Vlog

I'd heard so many good things and seen so many perfect pictures so, as you can imagine, I was expecting great things from Mirissa beach. Unfortunately, what I saw wasn't picture perfect at all... On a more positive note, the food from the No1 Rotti was the best food I've had in Sri Lanka so… Read More

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

The Best Beach in Sri Lanka | Vlog

We made it to Sri Lanka's south coast where we explore the beautiful Hiriketiya bay. I can't say I've been to many beaches in Sri Lanka but this beach pulled all the stops for me being incredibly scenic and also peacefully quiet and free from tourists. Find out what we got up to... Episode 6… Read More

Friday, 3 August 2018

Rare Safari Sighting in Udawalawe | Vlog

We went on a safari through Udawalawe National Park in Sri Lanka. The park is famous for its amazing elephant sightings with elephants often in close proximity to game vehicles. We got extremely lucky on our safari and ended up spotting a very rare sighting. However, our drive back from safari was not so lucky… Read More

Saturday, 28 July 2018

Ella to Udawalawe – Saw Our First Elephant | Vlog

After arriving in Ella, Sri Lanka by train we then had 2 nights to enjoy the beautiful mountain town. I sadly didn't film too much of our full day in Ella as it rained heavily throughout most of the day and I wasn't prepared to find out how weather-sealed my camera really was! On that… Read More

Friday, 27 July 2018