Tag: Asia

Petra in pictures – plus tips before you go

Petra in pictures – plus tips before you go

Jordan is a wonderfully welcoming country. Whether you choose to stay in the capital Amman or the up and coming port city of Aqaba, that lies on Jordan’s small slice of the Red Sea, Petra is an easy day trip with a lot to offer!…

10 tips for travelling in Japan on a budget

10 tips for travelling in Japan on a budget

Japan isn’t well known as a top budget travel destination for good reason, it isn’t cheap. But it does appear on almost every travellers list at some point or another as it is a truly unique and beautiful place to visit. Read on to find…

The Top Wildlife Experiences In Sri Lanka

The Top Wildlife Experiences In Sri Lanka

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.…

The Top 5 Animal Experiences In Japan

The Top 5 Animal Experiences In Japan

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…

Tops things to know before you go – Sri Lanka: Weather, Costs, Transport and Nature

Tops things to know before you go – Sri Lanka: Weather, Costs, Transport and Nature

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.

How To Get The Train From Kandy To Ella – Sri Lanka

How To Get The Train From Kandy To Ella – Sri Lanka

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.

Feeding Turtles in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

Feeding Turtles in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

Hikkaduwa is a touristy town on the south coast of Sri Lanka. It doesn’t have the cool surfer vibe of Mirissa and isn’t the foodies paradise like Unawatuna but it does have one thing. Turtles! Extremely tame ones at that. People have been feeding these…

Mirissa, Unawatuna or Hikkaduwa? Where to spend a couple of weeks on the south coast of Sri Lanka

Mirissa, Unawatuna or Hikkaduwa? Where to spend a couple of weeks on the south coast of Sri Lanka

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…

The Top 10 Places To Eat In Unawatuna

The Top 10 Places To Eat In Unawatuna

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…

Feed Green Sea Turtles In Hikkaduwa

Feed Green Sea Turtles In Hikkaduwa

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…