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Sri Lanka Backpacking Costs

December 13, 201718 Comments

Guide to Backpacking and Travel Around Sri Lanka in 2013 Sri Lanka is becoming an increasingly popular place for tourists seeking a luxury vacation.  However, many like us decide to plan their own trip, as travel around the country is easy and cheap. We think Sri Lanka makes for a very exciting and affordable destination […]

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Why I Hate Taxi Drivers Around the World

April 3, 201318 Comments

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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Train from Kandy to Ella via Nuwara Eliya

March 18, 201312 Comments

The Best Train Journey in Sri Lanka and possibly the World? The train from Kandy to Ella, in Sri Lanka, is supposed to be one of the most scenic and beautiful journeys in the world. If you’re a regular reader of our travel blog you’ll know we are both particularly fond of train travel and […]

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Goa Retirement, Revamps and a bit of Home Cooking

February 20, 20131 Comment

We hang about in Goa for our remaining time in India sampling foods from home and join the large expat community and retired folk enjoying what is on offer. We had decided in Udaipur that it was time to invest some time doing some work on the blog.  Our traffic has been growing steadily over […]

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Rajasthan Car and Driver – Agra

January 15, 20135 Comments

This is the first post in a series, sharing our experience of what is it like to hire a Rajasthan car and driver to get you around the most regal of Indian states.  The start of our driving journey takes us to Agra to visit the Taj Mahal. We arrived in New Delhi at 06:50 hrs on […]

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