Close your eyes and picture a tropical beach paradise… No doubt you’re picturing a secret bay of turquoise blue ocean lapping gently onto soft, white sand, with tall palm trees swaying gently in the warm breeze. Am I right? The good news is that it exists in Sri Lanka – Hiriketiya.
The tearshop-shaped island of Sri Lanka is the place everyone is talking about – and for good reason. Whether you visit for two weeks or two months, it has everything: postcard-perfect beaches, delicious food, friendly locals, surfing, safaris, stunning countryside and so much more.
My travel bucket list of places to visit is endless — mainly because I just keep discovering exciting new destinations to add to the list — so I’ve decided to plan my year in seasons, so I can start ticking them off.
If you’re planning on a trip to these gorgeous islands, make sure you get off the well-beaten Bali path for a bit and start exploring some of the wonderful, untouched islands of the Indian Ocean.
Do you have a song that transports you back to another world? I have so many of these songs. Some of them remind me of a holiday I took almost a decade ago – my first without parents! Others, I’m able to time travel to […]
Asia has long been a backpacker haven; its well beaten path promises adventure, some amazing views, the best beach life around and bustling cityscapes. As a whole, Asia is a safe route to take for any trip – I’ve always found the local people to […]
If you want to get away from it all, with plenty of sun, surf and savasanas thrown in, there’s nowhere quite like Soul&Surf – one of Kerala’s first surf and yoga retreats. It was set up by intrepid Brits Ed & Sofie Templeton, who gave […]
Night trains in Vietnam are one of the quickest ways to travel around the country. They’re cheap, reliable, fast (compared to buses) but not luxurious in any way, shape or form. Remove any idea you have of the Hogwart’s Express or a trip on the […]
The first stop on our Indochina Discovery trip was Cambodia. I had heard so many wonderful things about Cambodia; stories of how people fell in love with the country at first sight. How it was by far the best place they have ever visited and […]
Regular readers of TheTwoScoops will know that it’s a travel blog, and Sarah and I love sharing our favourite destinations and travel tips. But today, I’m going to go a little off-topic and talk about Dengue Fever. I unfortunately contracted dengue fever and there’s been […]