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”.

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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”.

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Water Garden Sigiriya Hotel

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

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In it for the Long Haul

“Then the crew bid us farewell with their hands pressed into prayer, a slight bow and the traditional Sri Lankan greeting of Ayubowan”.

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The All-Inclusive Truth

“When you hear the words ‘all-inclusive’,¬†what comes to mind? Personally, I am filled with dread”.

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14 Things x Sri Lanka

“Duty Free at Colombo Airport includes washing machines, dishwashers, fridges and ovens. Just in case, you know, the one you brought with you from home didn’t survive the flight…”.

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Spring in London + a Thought

“It’s easy to idealize a city or place which is so often romanticised in films and books, like the winding cobbled back streets of Rome”.

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Wanderlisting: 3 Autumn City Breaks

A couple of months ago I wrote what I called a ‘wanderlist’, as summer was coming to an end and I was desperate (obviously) to make it last just a little bit longer.

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