July 9, 2017
“A little guy sniffed my hand and ankle and I was told that this means he would remember me if I ever return”.
July 3, 2017
“The villas are perfectly placed within the landscape, with winding streams and an abundance of flora and wildlife at your doorstep”.
June 19, 2017
“Then the crew bid us farewell with their hands pressed into prayer, a slight bow and the traditional Sri Lankan greeting of Ayubowan”.
June 18, 2017
“Our guide breezed his way up, telling us he goes up at least 5 times a day during high season, if not more”.
June 5, 2017
“When you hear the words ‘all-inclusive’, what comes to mind? Personally, I am filled with dread”.
May 28, 2017
“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…”.
March 23, 2017
“Airports are places of bookends: new beginnings and long-awaited endings”.
November 9, 2016
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.
November 2, 2016
Before I left Italy in September, I made the quick trip from Alessandria to Milan for a day of (mainly) window shopping. I’d never visited before and as soon as I walked down to the underground I felt right at home.