The Friday Photo Project | The beach in Galle, Sri Lanka

The beach in Galle, Sri Lanka

The Friday Photo Project | The beach in Galle, Sri Lanka Hello from Sri Lanka! I am writing this from our hotel room in Colombo with a serious jet-lag problem. I have now been awake for 27 hours and I really should get to bed. The trouble is, it is only 21:30 here which means, […]

Cinnamon Bey Beruwala: Where sustainability meets luxury

Cinnamon Bey Beruwala: Where sustainability meets luxury

Cinnamon Bey Beruwala: Where sustainability meets luxury When we mention to people that we mainly write about responsible tourism, eco hotels and green tours they naturally presume that we like to live in mud huts and not wash for a few weeks. For many people doing the “green thing” conjures up images of old school […]

The Friday Photo Project | Don Det, Laos

Don Det, Laos

Don Det, Laos Every traveller we met in Thailand said the same thing. Cambodia is amazing. Vietnam is amazing. Ah but Laos is something special. We visited Cambodia first out of the 3 and loved it. Laos was second on our journey and after seeing the highly endangered river dolphins in Kratie, Cambodia, Laos had […]

A weekend away in Kawaguchiko to visit Mount Fuji

Kawaguchiko to visit Mount Fuji

A weekend away in Kawaguchiko to visit Mount Fuji When we think of Japan we tend to think of ultra modern cities, great food and super-fast transport. That’s what we were expecting when we visited. After a month travelling around this fantastic country we also came to realize how beautiful the Japanese countryside is. After […]

How we nearly starved on our first long train journey

How we nearly starved on our first long train journey

How we nearly starved on our first long train journey “Hello, can you tell us which way the food carriage is please?” “Niet.” Came the reply. “No, you can’t tell us?” we quizzed. “There is no food carriage”, came his answer. Oh oh, we have just got on a train and all we have is […]

Sigiriya Rock Fortress Climb, Sri Lanka

Sigiriya Rock Fortress Climb, Sri Lanka

Sigiriya Rock Fortress Climb, Sri Lanka Get down, get down, get down shouted someone far below us. Getting down was hard to do as we were walking down a metal staircase in single file that was attached to a huge rock wall. We all crouched down with looks of confusement and puzzlement. Then we realized […]

Why the world must stand together during these dark times

Why the world must stand together during these dark times

Why the world must stand together during these dark times Today I was going to post my usual Friday Photo blog but I simply can’t ignore what has been happening in Paris over the last 48 hours and not say anything. The French capital is the latest place to be hit by the worst humanity […]

How to start a travel blog in just an hour

How to start a travel blog

How to start a travel blog in just an hour Since starting this website a couple of years ago we have had many readers and friends ask us about starting their own travel blog. Most people just want to document their travels for friends and family back home and decide on using an off the […]

Reflections on 2014 and hopes for 2015

Reflections on 2014 and hopes for 2015

Reflections on 2014 and hopes for 2015 Goodbye 2014. You were a great year but you went by so fast. I remember years ago when I was at school (many years ago in fact!) my teacher stating as you get older time goes faster. Of course that is actually impossible but he did have a […]

The Friday Photo Project | Trekking in Taman Negara

Trekking in Taman Negara

  The Friday Photo Project | Trekking in Taman Negara Look at the happy faces above. It looks like we don’t have a care in the world but looks can be deceiving dear readers. What this photo does not show is the sheer exhaustion going through our minds and bodies. Oh and you see the […]

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