From the red beaches in Malta, to the black sands of La Palma, the pink shores of the Bahamas and the glittery seas of the Maldives, these are some of the best and most colourful beaches sure to brighten up any Instagram feed and make it onto any bucket list…View Post
Turtles, dolphins and a shock cyclone, my Maldives holiday diary
If you’re planning a Maldives holiday 2020 then I would recommend staying in more than one resort.
My Maldives holiday was planned over nine days, with an itinerary at Coco Plam Dhuni Kolhu, Coco Bodu Hith and The Residence including snorkeling with a marine biologist, a sunset dolphin cruise, paddle boarding, jet skiing and spa treatments.
I saw some wonderful sights and had amazing experiences, but my trip did not go as planned at all…
What to do and where to stay in Ella, Sri Lanka
The tiny town of Ella, Sri Lanka, is located in the Hill Country of and it is gorgeous (mostly) as it is surrounded by cloud forests and tea plantations.
You can arrive by train from Kandy or on a (very long) bus journey from anywhere on the south coast (read about Kandy here).
It is 1,041 metres (3,415 ft) above sea level, so it is a little colder than the rest of the country. I visited in December and while the days were scorching hot, in the evenings I wore trousers and a jumper.View Post
Where to go on holiday in Africa
There are 54 countries in across the continent, so deciding where to go in Africa for a holiday can be a bit overwhelming.
Acacia Africa’s has compiled predictions from over 20 expert sources including bloggers, travel publications and online media, to discover the best destinations to visit in Southern and East Africa…
What to do and where to stay in Kandy, Sri Lanka
Kandy is the second largest city in Sri Lanka and, while you only need a couple of days to complete your check list, there are many beautiful sights to see and places to explore.View Post
Should you visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage in Sri Lanka?
If you want to see elephants in Sri Lanka then don’t go here, my visit to the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage made me feel very uncomfortable throughout.View Post
Is this the best brunch in the UK?
There wasn’t a lot of other people there, but more fool them because I think the Rose Leaf is the best brunch in Edinburgh.
As a trained journalist it is not often that I struggle not to spew a list of superlatives onto a page, but I don’t know how else to describe the absolutely, insanely, amazingly good food and drink I had at the Rose Leaf bar and café in Edinburgh.