The best Eco Hotels in Sri Lanka

Eco Hotels in Sri Lanka

Follow my blog with Bloglovin   Sri Lanka is becoming one of the world’s leading eco destinations with hotels and tour companies practicing sustainable tourism more and more. This benefits the local economy, the environment and the wildlife. It also benefits you, the tourist, because when you travel in a more sustainable way your holiday […]

Say hello in different languages

hello in different languages

Hello! Our favourite thing whilst travelling is talking to local people about their country and life in general. I must admit I am not that great at languages, Karen is a lot better than me but learning to simply say hello in different languages can get the ball rolling. Once you have made an effort, […]

Top things to do on Iriomote Island, Japan

Iriomote Island Japan

The current of the river was slowly pushing my kayak along. I was ahead of my fellow travellers so I had this stretch of river to myself. The peace and tranquility enveloped me and I let my mind wander for a while. I needed the break as I had kayaked for 30 mins, trekked a […]

The Quiet Side of Ibiza

Quiet Side of Ibiza

Ibiza is synonymous with turquoise waters, white sandy beaches, beach clubs and …dare I say it, parties…loads of them. The annual summer invasion of around 6-7 million tourists is slowly but surely leaving its mark on the island and its environment, particularly in the south of the island. What many do not know is that […]

10 places to make you fall in love with the earth

10 places to make you fall in love with the earth

As Lennon and McCartney said all you need is love and as this is the month of love we thought we would share 10 places to make you fall in love with the earth. Now, this is no scientific experiment and we can’t say we have seen all of the planet either but these 10 […]

Löyly: The best public sauna in Helsinki, Finland

Löyly: The best public sauna in Helsinki, Finland

The Baltic Sea in January. Normally in Helsinki it is frozen over but tonight I am “lucky” as it is not quite so cold. As I gingerly walk towards the steps leading down to the inky blackness, steam is coming off me. Dave my companion in this mad adventure is already in the sea and […]

Why 2017 will be the most important year in travel

Why 2017 will be the most important year in travel

Goodbye 2016, most people will be glad to see the back of you. Hello 2017, what do you have in store for us then? 2016 brought some seismic changes around the world and no matter what side of the political debate you are on, we can all see that a lot of communities are divided. […]

Four Tips for Choosing a Sustainable Safari Camp

Four Tips for Choosing a Sustainable Safari Camp

Taking a safari is a dream experience for many people. But, if you’re someone that wants to make sure your travel choices are not only meaningful but environmentally friendly you’ll want to do a little homework before selecting the safari camp you stay with. When you decide to take a safari you have two choices; […]

Things to do on on Ishigaki Island, Okinawa, Japan

Ishigaki Island Okinawa

Kanpai! (cheers in Japanese) we all shouted in unison as our 3rd Awamori (Okinawan Sake) went down in one shot. It was only 09:00 and I was starting to feel that familiar tipsy buzz after having 3 shots of straight alcohol. We had a full day of exploring Ishigaki Island ahead of us and I […]