​We had decided we would do two days of diving and on our second day we walked along the beach to the office in the morning and made it on time. Our first dive was with a larger group and took us further out to a different reef, it was a fun dive although it … More Galle


​We got a tuktuk from our hostel to Unawatuna central where we found a vibey cafe for breakfast and one of the first notice cups of coffee of the trip. We then went and waited outside Pearl Divers office as we had been instructed to when we booked. After a short while a tuktuk driver … More Unawatuna

Beach Holiday

​For the first night of our trip we permitted ourselves a lie in. We got up at 0900 and had a complimentary breakfast before going in search of a massage. We looked at a couple of places before it was a case of third time lucky. What proceeded was a much needed hour of relaxation.  … More Beach Holiday


​We woke to the sound of the blue train rumbling past our room and on looking out we had an incredible view over the valley. We sat and enjoyed the view over a massive breakfast before heading into Ella town centre along the rail tracks. Today we explored the surrounding area and the first thing … More Ella

The Kandy shop

​After a very pleasant breakfast on our first morning in Sri Lanka we were driven to the bus station where we promptly boarded a bus bound for the hill country. Unfortunately enough the bus itself didn’t leave too promptly so we were waiting about an hour before it was deemed full enough to being the … More The Kandy shop

Addis Ababa

​Having flown to Addis last night from Hargesia I had today to explore the Ethiopian Capital before flying back to thew UK, so naturally I started it off with a lie in, the first proper one of my trip.  I walked into the city centre to found the ‘Red Terror’ Matyrs Memorial Museum which shows … More Addis Ababa