Must Do: Kyoto, Japan

When you think of Japan you are likely picturing Kyoto – peaceful Zen gardens, hidden Buddhist temples and shrines, colourful Torii gates, bamboo forests, graceful geisha, bustling markets and mouthwatering food. This idllyic district was once the capital of Japan and although a lot has changed since then, it still remains the perfect mix of all that…

Must Do: Hobart, Tasmania

Hobart holds a special place in my heart. Whenever i go there i feel instantly at home and relaxed. So after our second trip here I decided it’s about time to share this beautiful place with the world. Here are the top 15 must do things in Hobart, Tasmania. 1. Explore Bruny Island for the day…

Quick Guide: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is often overlooked by many people who opt for the more commonly travelled Bali, India or Vietnam. Before you book your 8th trip to Bali because you want somewhere cheap to go for a short holiday – I urge you to read this guide!! Sri Lanka is the hidden gem of South East…

Must Do: Colombo, Sri Lanka

Colombo is the buzzing capital city of Sri Lanka. With a population of around 5.6 million it’s no shock that the roads are congested and Tuk Tuks (Rickshaws in Sri Lanka) are the main source of transport for locals and tourists alike. If you are like my partner and I the first thing you want…

Snake Conservation Centre, Sri Lanka

This was a really cool experience and one that I will never forget. If you have some free time in Weligama, Matara or Mirissa I strongly suggest venturing to the Snake Conservation Centre. The man that runs the centre brings the snakes, one at a time, out of the enclosures and performed some demonstrations. He had…

Must Do: Mirissa, Sri Lanka

Ahh Mirissa. I have to admit being Australian I have been spoilt with some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, but when I arrived in Mirissa my inner beach snob was impressed. H The soft powder white sand, crystal clear blue water, clean shoreline and most importantly no vendors trying to sell you…

Must Do: Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

Hikkaduwa is a small beach town located along the south coast of Sri Lanka. It is a popular tourist destination for anything and everything that involves the beach. Hikkaduwa used to be known as the beach hub of Sri Lanka, however, after it was devastated by the 2004 tsunami other beach locations have begun to…

Sri Lankan Safari

So you want to go on a Sri Lankan Safari? Great choice!!! If you have arrived here in search of information, good news, you have come to the right place. Which National Park should i choose? In Sri Lanka there are two main safari areas – Yala National Park and Udawalawe National Park. We decided…

Quick Guide: Colombia

Drug cartels, kidnappings, Pablo Escobar, corruption…. I am sure these are all the things that come to mind when you think of Colombia. After decades of struggle Colombia has tightened its security and taken back control of its country making its infamous reputation a thing of the distant past. Although the older generation may still…

Must Do: San Cristobal, Galapagos Island

Our first destinations in Galapagos Islands was San Cristobal. There is so much to see and do here that you do not want to miss out. It can be quite overwhelming choosing what to see and do, so I have put this list together to make sure you hit the ground running!! Here is a…