Kaema Sutra (Colombo, Sri Lanka)

Earlier this month I was fortunate enough to have a complimentary taster session in one of Colombo’s culinary gems, Kaema Sutra. I liased with Shalini – the restaurant’s Senior Public Relations Manager – and before I go into any further details about this revolutionary restaurant and the genius behind it, I must say that Shalini … More Kaema Sutra (Colombo, Sri Lanka)

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Clock Inn (Colombo, Sri Lanka)

For photographs and a breakdown of my trip to Colombo, click here. Last week when we arrived in Sri Lanka, our first port of call was Colombo. We spent two complimentary nights in a hotel/ hostel, Clock Inn Colombo, which has partner hotels in Kandy and Dehiwala. Cost When I originally booked my Standard Double … More Clock Inn (Colombo, Sri Lanka)

2 Weeks in Sri Lanka – Costs, Itinerary and Getting Around

Last summer I spent two weeks of my summer travelling around Sri Lanka whilst collaborating with hotels and restaurants across the country. I used the public transport system and local drivers to visit six different locations in my thirteen full days there, seeing everything from the Indian Ocean from Mirissa’s beaches to elephants in Yala … More 2 Weeks in Sri Lanka – Costs, Itinerary and Getting Around

10 July Long-Haul Flights from Glasgow for Under £500

Although it’s only January, if you’re thinking of travelling outside the continent this year then obviously the longer you have to save the better. Comparing and contrasting flights for North America, Asia and Africa are helpful because although flights to Bangkok might be a little pricier than Boston, hotels and cost of living once you … More 10 July Long-Haul Flights from Glasgow for Under £500

Amalfi Coast on a Budget

When planning our two month summer trip to Europe, visiting as many places in Italy as possible was high on our agenda. The thing about Italy, however, is that it’s expensive to get around, expensive to stay in, and expensive to eat in. The Amalfi Coast is probably one of the most costly to stay in … More Amalfi Coast on a Budget

5 June Return Long-Haul Flights from Glasgow for under £350

After taking a poll on my blog’s Facebook page – please click here and give the page a like if you haven’t already – I’ve decided to extend my posts on cheap flights from Glasgow to include ones on long-haul flights, too. In recent years the opportunity to fly direct from Glasgow to places like … More 5 June Return Long-Haul Flights from Glasgow for under £350

Clock Inn (Kandy, Sri Lanka)

One of the last destinations of our itinerary was Kandy, in central Sri Lanka. A bustling city located in the mountains, Kandy is a smaller and more of what I images before visiting Sri Lanka compared to the capital Colombo. We were lucky enough to spend two complimentary nights in a room at Clock Inn … More Clock Inn (Kandy, Sri Lanka)

Seaworld Resort (Mirissa, Sri Lanka)

During our time in Sri Lanka we were fortunate enough to receive a complimentary stay at an incredible hotel in Mirissa, on the country’s coastline. Located between the two larger areas of Galle and Matara, Mirissa offers all of the glorious beaches, luxury hotels and whale watching experiences whilst ensuring a quaint, charming experience for … More Seaworld Resort (Mirissa, Sri Lanka)

Southern Italian Travel Hubs

The second instalment of this series will feature one of the most desirable travel destinations in the whole of Europe – the Amalfi Coast. For some, the thought of travelling to one of the most luxurious places in Italy on a backpacker budget might seem like an oxymoron, however when I travelled to the region … More Southern Italian Travel Hubs