Why I Hate Taxi Drivers Around the World

Why I Hate Taxi Drivers Around the World

Now hate may be a strong word, but in this case I think the choice of verb is perfectly acceptable and its how I feel, I have had enough of them.  After travelling for well over a year across Australasia, Asia and now into Eastern Europe I cannot think of a single group of traders […]

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My Travel CV: Adventurous Kate

My Travel CV: Adventurous Kate

This week we have the great pleasure of talking with top travel blogger Adventurous Kate.  In 2010, Kate quit her job and gave up her life in Boston to travel the world. 2.5 years and 35 countries later, she’s still traveling and has no plans to stop.  Hear about her being shipwrecked, her best night-life destination,and […]

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Getting to Mirissa from Ella

Getting to Mirissa from Ella

We had enjoyed the cool air and mountain views of Ella, but it was now time to get back to sea level and hopefully a bit of sun. Ella is in the centre of Sri Lanka high in the mountains and the journey down to the coast was going to take around five to six hours […]

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Visiting Galle in a Day

Visiting Galle in a Day

Visiting Galle in a day by bus from Mirissa (or Columbo) If you get fed up Mirissa beach (who would) or want a change of scenery there is plenty to occupy you within an hours bus ride of Mirissa.   We had mistakenly sunbathed sans protection the day before as the sky was filled with […]

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Sri Lanka: Mirissa Whale Watching

Sri Lanka: Mirissa Whale Watching

One of the main reasons to visit south Sri Lanka is for the Mirissa whale watching. Every guest house and shop on the main road will be able to sell you a boat tour, but it pays to shop around as whale watching experiences vary in price.  We found most wanted to charge 3000 -4000 LKR […]

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