If you are in Sri Lanka and thinking about heading South of Colombo, you will no doubt come across the UNESCO heritage site that is the 17th century city of Galle. Built by the Dutch in 1663 this fortified city is not only a cultural, historical centre but also home to hip hotels, great restaurants, cafes and independent boutiques. … Continue reading Galle Fort, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka will always have a special place in my heart - it's just one of those places that gets under your skin and fills you with warmth and an urge to return.There is so much to do and see; such a variety of landscapes, the most welcoming people, great food and if like me, … Continue reading Road to Paradise, Sri Lanka
When a friend asked if I wanted to go to Paris for the day to celebrate her upcoming Birthday, of course I jumped at the chance.I did however, think she was slightly insane not wanting to stay in Paris and did try to convince her otherwise (I was keen to stay at the Grand Hotel du … Continue reading A Brief Encounter with Paris
There's something so satisfying about finding an Airbnb that's everything you hoped it would be and more. This 2 bed 17th Century apartment is an absolute dream in the heart of the stunning town of Pezenas in South-West France.We arrived at the unassuming back entrance of the private mansion, known as the Hotel d'Alfonce and were … Continue reading Pezenas, France
The best way to arrive in Venice is undoubtedly by boat. We pre-booked ours through Consorzio Motoscafi. As there were 8 of us, it surprisingly worked out cheaper than any other way to get into Venice and the fact that we had the boat to ourselves made it all the more special. Unfortunately our flight was … Continue reading Arriving in Venice, Italy.