Indian Ocean

A simply glorious collection of islands that lie in the warm waters between Africa, Asia and Australasia. Sri Lanka, Mauritius, the Seychelles and the Maldives offers everything from offbeat treks on near-empty isles to undersea adventures and white sand beaches where you can surf the waves. Put simply, this is paradise found.

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Updated 16th February 2018

Honeymooners and exotic holiday-lovers rejoice! British Airways are going to be flying to the Seychelles again after a 10-year hiatus.From March 24th 2018 passengers will be able to fly direct from London Heathrow to the Indian Ocean country,...

12th September 2019

Sri Lanka is now up there in the top places to visit in Asia. Most of us know Asia for being pretty cheap and reasonable to travel around, especially for those of us coming from a Western Country but how cheap is Sri Lanka, how much money do you need to take to Sri Lanka, and how much does a trip to Sri Lanka cost? Well, in this post I’m going to share how much I spent backpacking Sri Lanka for 3 weeks along with what I found to be the costs for food, accommodation and...

4th September 2019

Sri Lanka is a pretty small country, especially compared to its closest country India, and it’s not made up of lots...

11th September 2019

After backpacking Sri Lanka for 3 weeks, here are 10 things I picked up on that I think you need to know before going...

8th September 2019

August is an annoying time to visit Asia because a lot of Asian Countries are experiencing the monsoon rain in August,...

23rd May 2019

Beautiful Sri Lanka, a recent victim of terrible terrorist attacks, is desperate for its recently-thriving tourism industry to bounce back. I was actually in Sri Lanka during the terror attacks of April 2019 – but fortunately, I was approximately 2-3 hours away from the areas of Negombo and Colombo.I had only been in the country for 36 hours when the terror attacks happened. I already felt so welcomed and safe, I didn’t seriously consider even for a minute leaving Sri...

20th August 2019

Sigiriya Rock is Sri Lanka’s most popular icon and one of the most popular places to visit in Sri Lanka and I knew I wanted to start my Sri Lanka Backpacking trip here, however a quick google search on ‘how to get from Negombo to Sigiriya’...

18th June 2019

On our two week trip around Sri Lanka, we knew that Yala National Park was a must visit attraction, but we were sure...

3rd July 2019

Ella was our final destination during an amazing two week trip to Sri Lanka. Having travelled through the chilled out...