Sri Lanka is a nature lovers paradise. It’s hard to go a day without spotting a new creature even if you are just relaxing by the beach. The culture and history here have led it to be a Mecca for wildlife conservation and eco tourism. […]
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Japan is one of the most unique places I have been in the world. As a self confessed nature nerd I’m happy to tell you it offers some unforgettable experiences with animals that can’t be found anywhere else. The Japanese have a long and isolated […]
Sri Lanka is one of the most popular up and coming tourist destinations of 2019. With the pristine palm fringed beaches of the south coast, the ancient Buddhist temples of the golden triangle and scenic train journeys through high tea plantations there really is something for everyone. Wildlife is also a huge draw here with plentiful national parks full of elephants and leopards as well as huge blue whales to be spotted along the coast. Here is my run down of top tips to know before you go.
I’m still not sure it wasn’t all a delightful dream. Laying around in hammocks after mornings spent diving off remote islands in some of the clearest water imaginable. Snorkelling under our little stilt house on a sea that was teaming with life. Spotting seahorses, cuttlefish […]
One of the most beautiful train journeys in the world. Watch my experience and hear top tips for how to book and where to sit for the best views.
With so many serene beaches on the south west coast of Sri Lanka it’s hard to choose which one to visit. Surfers paradise Mirissa, foodie heaven in Unawatuna or the beautiful reef at Hikkaduwa? Here’s the low down on each. Mirissa Mirissa is relatively new […]
1. The Smokehouse It’s possibly the priciest meal we had in Sri Lanka but undoubtedly one of the best! Lured in by the smell of rotisserie chickens slowly cooking on the beach we found a true gem. The Tuna steak comes large and freshly cooked […]
Where To Snorkel Head down to the most southern point of the beach outside the Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon hotel, in a small area between a shallow seaweed shelf and rocky wall live three enormous green turtles. Grab some seaweed from the spots they can’t […]
Unawatuna is a paradise beach town on the south coast of Sri Lanka. It’s full of deli’s, cafes and restaurants that offer treats from all corners of the world. Days can easily be spent here on a sun lounger on the wide palm fringed beach […]
1. The No.1 Roti Shop No.1 Roti Shop – Tucked away on a backstreet is one of the best Rotis you will ever eat! The family that run the shop used to have a small stall on the main street until demand grew so big […]