Ella in Wanderlust in Maldives

Hi, I'm Ella!

Born in rainy England, I've always had a strong desire to travel to warmer climates and immerse myself in different cultures.

Trouble seems to follow me as I travel the world. I've not had a single trip that's gone to plan.

If I'm not bumping into hippos in the middle of the night, I'm getting caught up in tropical storms, injuring myself in some way (like when I got a drug syringe wedged in my foot) or just being plain stupid.

I provide honest, first-hand travel experiences, not just a glamorous highlight reel. There will be laughter, there will be tears and a whole lotta fun!

Ella in Wanderlust in Maldives

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Recent Blog Posts

Dark River: Journey Down The Zambezi

The sky was aglow with stars, untainted by any light pollution. I craned my neck for a better view, convinced that I’d never seen so many stars in my life. It was the first time I had ever seen the milky-way and it was beautiful. As I ventured away from the flimsy canvas tents, I… Read More

Wednesday, 9 June 2021

Stranded in Tenerife: The Full Story

Just as the pandemic was starting to rear its ugly head I embarked one perhaps one of the most dramatic trips of my life so far. I wrote that line but then considered that I was nearly killed my a hippo on Zambia, I set a gas-canister alight in Namibia, was trapped in a tropical… Read More

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

10 Day Sri Lanka Itinerary (for Beach & Safari Lovers!)

Situated within the Indian ocean, just to the south of India is Sri Lanka. This unique island is bursting with culture, is home to some of the best food I have ever tried and is coated with gorgeous landscapes, from tropical forests to golden beaches. It is a country that I knew very little about… Read More

Tuesday, 27 April 2021

A Recap of 2020: The Year When Everything Changed

Iโ€™ve drafted a couple of recap posts now but none of them felt quite right to post. Thereโ€™s a lot I could say about the year that has just passed. But I want to keep this blog travel-focused and donโ€™t quite feel ready to show a more personal side to it. So letโ€™s delve into… Read More

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

So…erm… I made a Patreon

So guys, I have some pretty big news. I have just launched a Patreon! You can find my page here. Become a Patron! What is Patreon? Patreon is a platform where you can support your favourite creators by subscribing to their pages for a monthly fee. You can pledge different amounts in order to receive… Read More

Thursday, 8 October 2020

Did you Know I Make Films Too?

As well as documenting my travels through written work on my blog, I also make documentary-style vlogs of all my trips. You can find all my film work on my Youtube channel, Ella in Wanderlust.

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