Climbing Sri Pada April 2017 If you ever travel the Hill Country of Sri Lanka during the national holiday, do NOT take the train unless you have booked a seat ahead or you only go for a short ride! If you’re travelling for more than 2 hours, then take the bus!...
Hiring a villa is a quintessential holiday experience, affording guests much more privacy and flexibility than staying at a hotel. That being said, there are lots of lovely perks to staying in a hotel - fabulous food, that little choccy on your pillow at night, a great kids club...
May maybe May and co.'s month to campaign before yet another election but we can all agree that the current whirlwind of politicos spouting seemingly endless streams of specious speculation is hardly gripping the nation. But while you may have your political tribe nailed down, what about your all-important...
We left Negombo around 9:30am after an early morning visit to the beach town’s fish markets and lagoon foreshore. We initially travelled north, hugging the western coastline for about an hour until we arrived in the small township of Madampe. We visited a colourful Hindu temple (Murugan Kovil) on...
When it comes to original travel, we have quite literally put our name on it. From UFO-shaped treehouses hovering in the canopy of the Swedish wilderness to decadent tented camps above the clouds in the Canadian mountains, our band of intrepid Destination Experts have sought out the weird, the...
    On the drive from one to the other we stopped briefly at a curious Hindu Shrine in Matale which had some bizarre pieces in it but was certainly very colourful. Our next stop was at the Highland Spice Garden where a lovely man, who claimed he was 71 and...
The Original Travel UK team are really looking forward to the year ahead, especially due to all the exciting openings and new excursions happening in 2017. After spending much of last year on research trips across England, Scotland & Ireland we have compiled a list of our favourite new...
        The beautiful Bentota beach, palm trees galore. It's been a while since my last blog, that pesky thing called work got in the way for a while but having dispensed with Corporate life for a few months over the summer, it was time to hit the airport once again. Destination...
I have just returned from my second visit to Vietnam and have come back loving it even more than last time. The country is spectacular, with such a variety of places to visit and explore. From dramatic terraced rice paddies, to beautiful beaches, bustling cities and UNESCO World Heritage...
I had asked many other tourists about Colombo and it seemed like nobody had anything nice to say about the capital of Sri Lanka. Everything we had heard was negative. People had told us that traffic was insane, that the city was noisy and polluted. We had also heard...
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