How to Cope with Aviophobia

“The excitement of choosing bikinis or new skis, of booking a beautiful hotel, and planning your itinerary – the ‘pre-travel jitters’ take on a whole new meaning when you can’t step on the plane”.

The Joy of Eating in Sri Lanka

“One of the greatest joys on this earth is eating. Trying something new. Trying something you’ve had a hundred times before. Tasting something so recognisable twisted into an unfamiliar flavour”. 

The Old Brewery, Greenwich

“I don’t know what it is about cauliflower puree with scallops but when I see it on the menu I always order it”.

Nuwara Eliya Tea Country, Sri Lanka

“Nicknamed ‘the city of light’, Nuwara Eliya lays between tea-covered mountains, plush gardens and empty roads”.

Postcards from Temple of the Sacred Tooth, Kandy

“Devotees file slowly through the Temple, laying down their floral offerings on the long tables. Lotus upon lotus upon lotus”. 

HOTEL REVIEW: The Elephant Stables, Kandy

“Here there is a union of Sri Lankan heritage and contemporary design which transports you into the scenes of an old colonial film”.

Elephant Orphanage, Pinnawala

“A little guy sniffed my hand and ankle and I was told that this means he would remember me if I ever return”.

HOTEL REVIEW: Water Garden, Sigiriya

“The villas are perfectly placed within the landscape, with winding streams and an abundance of flora and wildlife at your doorstep”.