Stoked to Travel

Stoked to Travel

Claire Stokes and her Stoked to Travel blog is a must read for the more intrepid UK traveller. Originally from Brighton, Claire has taken the life and vibrancy of her home town and transferred it into her writing. Expect detailed destination guides, great travel tips and posts that make you want to get up and go.

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A complete one week Croatia road trip itinerary

6th August 2019

This summer, I just fancied a road trip in Croatia. I had one week or so to spare, and knew that I wanted to spend my week doing a mixture of city exploring in Dubrovnik, spending lazy days on the twinkly Adriatic Sea and sample delicious food....

Obonjan Croatia - Luxury glamping in paradise

3rd August 2019

If you’re wondering where to go luxury glamping in Croatia, look no further. This paradise island is one of the most unique places to stay in Croatia. Whilst planning our recent road trip from Dubrovnik in Croatia north to Slovenia, we knew we wanted to glamp or stay somewhere a little unusual. In our prior trip research, I came across Obonjan, a unique glamping experience on its own private island near to Šibenik. At first glance, it looked like paradise and too good to...

The best things to do and see in Ella, Sri Lanka

3rd July 2019

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

Staying at Chena Huts by Uga Escapes in Sri Lanka: A Luxury Hotel in Yala National Park

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...

Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort review: The best hotel in Tangalle, Sri Lanka

5th June 2019

Having recently spent two weeks in Sri Lanka, I stayed in some amazing hotels and one of these was the Anantara Peace...

How to visit the Penguin Beach in Cape Town - A guide to Boulders Beach

23rd May 2019

Are you wondering where to find those adorable penguins in South Africa that you see in pictures online? You’ve come to the right place! I’ve got all the information you need to visit the penguin beach in Cape Town here. Meeting the penguins is one of the coolest experiences you can have in South Africa and definitely something to include during your time in Cape Town....

Visiting Robben Island on a tour from Cape Town: A detailed guide

23rd May 2019

Visiting Robben Island is one of the top activities to do in Cape Town and really ought to be included on any length visit to the city.The experience was firmly at the top of my list too during my recent visit to beautiful South Africa. I found it...

A Guide to the Beach Towns on the South Coast of Sri Lanka

23rd May 2019

Beautiful Sri Lanka, a recent victim of terrible terrorist attacks, is desperate for its recently-thriving tourism...

My experience of Langa township in Cape Town

23rd May 2019

Townships have always been a point of curiosity for me. Not only have I wanted to visit South Africa for more than a...

18 of the best things to do in Cape Town

23rd May 2019

Cape Town, South Africa’s glorious ‘Mother City’ has been a destination I have wanted to visit for a long time...

18 cafes and restaurants you need to visit in Cape Town

23rd May 2019

Cape Town is a foodie heaven. Whether it’s healthy food you’re after or typical local Cape Malay or Southern African dishes, Cape Town has it. As someone who loves to eat, we made a lot of time for restaurant and cafes whilst in Cape Town but...

Exploring London Bridge: The Shard, Borough Market and Vinegar Yard

23rd May 2019

As the weather is beginning to improve in London and we enter Spring, I thought it’s about time to get out and about exploring my own hometown, London. I live fairly close to London Bridge but never tend to go and explore this area too often, which seems a bit of a shame. The whole area of London Bridge has recently undergone some huge transformations, from the totally re-built train station to the brand new Vinegar Yard street food market that opened in March 2019. I...

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