Honeymooning in Ella Sri Lanka

Ella is a charming, laid-back town in Sri Lanka’s hill-country. It is said to be the closest thing to an English countryside and once you head up into the hills, you’ll find the Ella that is written about in all of the guidebooks. Ella has the most beautiful scenery of all the places we visited in Sri Lanka and we spent a short two days walking through tea plantations and hiking up mountains, relaxing in our jungle tree-house, enjoying delicious home-cooked food and drinking countless…

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Five Essential Australian Experiences

Are you planning a trip to visit beautiful Australia? Well, you’re not alone. Every year, nearly 700,000 Brits visit Australia, whether it’s to go on a well-deserved holiday, visit family and friends who have emigrated there (like Dan) or to embark on a working holiday! Australia is a really big country and there is so much to see and do, so how do you make sure you’re doing everything you can without missing out on some of the top essential Aussie experiences? To help you plan your…

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10 Reasons to go on Honeymoon to Hawaii

Hawaii, a tropical paradise seen over and over in film, TV and adverts should easily make an ideal Honeymoon destination right? Well, look beyond the surfer dudes and the hula girls for just a moment and you’ll find somewhere with so many stunning natural attractions and activities it’s an ideal choice for any couple. We picked Hawaii as our wedding and honeymoon spot back in 2014 and discovered so much more than we bargained for. Here are our top 10 Reasons to go on Honeymoon…

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Hiking Ella Rock in Sri Lanka: A Guide to doing it without a Guide

Ella is a tiny place with a railway station and one main road that is flanked by hotels, guesthouses and restaurants. It is a gorgeous, intimate town with stunning countryside and views. Ella is said to be the closest thing to an English countryside and once you head for the hills you’ll truly experience the Ella that is described in the guidebooks. Grand vistas stretch as far as the eye can see and nowhere is more impressive than from the hike and summit of Ella…

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10 Reasons to go on Honeymoon to Thailand

No matter what you’re looking for in a honeymoon, Thailand has got it all. Although perhaps not a traditional honeymoon destination, this wonderful country offers so much more than cocktails on the beach and days by the pool. Thailand offers breathtaking scenery, fascinating culture and one of the warmest welcomes in the world. There are simply hundreds of reasons to go on honeymoon to Thailand, but let me share my top 10. They sure convinced me, and I bet they’ll convince you too!

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Australia Day Weekend Camping at Trial Bay

Australia Day is one of my favourite holidays of the year. It is a day to celebrate everything that is great about being an Aussie, how amazing Australia is and just how lucky we truly are to live in such a safe, beautiful and clean country that affords its residents every opportunity. Over the years I have generally celebrated Australia Day with friends from University and this year was the same and whilst everyone couldn’t come we still had an amazing weekend in the sunshine…

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10 Florida Attractions to Visit in 2018

Florida is one of the biggest tourist destinations in the US, thanks to its beautiful beaches, amusement parks, and its rich culture among many other things. So with that in mind, here are 10 of the best attractions in Florida that you can look forward to if you’re planning to visit the Sunshine State this year.

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Udawalawe National Park Photo Diary

Udawalawe National Park is said to be one of the best places in the world to see wild elephants. Once we decided to visit Sri Lanka as part of our honeymoon, and we heard that you could see elephants in the wild we booked our trip to Udawalawe immediately! Udawalwe did not disappoint, we saw hundreds of elephants, countless beautiful bird species, reptiles, water buffaloes, monkeys and so many other incredible animals, all in their natural habitat. Udawalawe is a beautiful national park and one…

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How to Swap Life in London for a Week of Sunshine in Europe

London is one of the biggest and most exciting cities in the world. It is a city you’d truly never tire of and there is something on offer for everyone! It is however, renowned for being very expensive with its high cost of living and transportation costs, actually ranking it in the top ten world’s most expensive cities. When I first moved to the UK from Australia I was shocked by the price of public transport and how much it cost to commute each week!…

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Glamping in Sri Lanka with Master Campers Udawalawe

We love animals and so when we decided to spent part of our honeymoon in Sri Lanka, we knew that a national park safari was on the cards! We did a lot of research and decided that Udawalawe National Park was one of the easiest to get to based on our other travel plans and was also one of the best in terms of wildlife. I did plenty of accommodation research and came across Master Campers Udawalawe who offered safari drives and glamping accommodation packages!…

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