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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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 where to stay in Yala. Whilst searching for accommodation near the national park, I came across the stunning Chena Huts by Uga...

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 Haven Resort in Tangalle. I had wanted to stay in an Anantara hotel for a while, but hadn’t been to destinations where it worked with our itinerary and budget. However, on this two week Sri Lanka adventure, staying at the incredible Anantara Peace Haven Resort made complete sense as we had time to spend a relaxing few days in Tangalle, before venturing on...

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...

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...

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 decade, but since studying my degree in International Development, I have developed an interest in understanding how and why such disparity exists around the world. This, coupled with a lifelong fascination of people, heritage and traditions from different cultures – and particularly African nations – meant that visiting a township was something I really...

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 now. Before I went last month, I had dreamed of gorgeous beaches and a lively and cosmopolitan city. Cape Town was exactly that, and...

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...

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