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”.

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”.

Climbing the Sigiriya Rock Fortress

“Our guide breezed his way up, telling us he goes up at least 5 times a day during high season, if not more”.

The Best (Non-)Cream Cheese

“I eat carrot cake for the cream cheese. Who’s with me?”.

The All-Inclusive Truth

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