A Solo Girl’s Adventures in Trincomalee

You’ve heard of those timeless travel cliches. The ones that tell you to travel by yourself and only then will you truly know who you are? Well, I did. My solo girl’s adventures in Trincomalee were a beautiful combination of star gazing, scuba diving, serenading the ocean and embracing La...

I Got My Scuba Diving License in Sri Lanka!

Im a woman of my word and here you have it folks! After 3 Discover Dives, 2 in Unawatuna and 1 in Kalpitiya, I finally got my PADI Open Water Scuba Diving License! Watch out fishies, there’s a new mermaid in town! Scuba diving in Sri Lanka is by...

Wild Dreams with Wild Coast Tented Lodge, Yala

Here’s a direct ‘experience to pen’ retelling of events at Wild Coast Tented Lodge, Yala – that completely spoiled and changed my expectation of hotels, while also unintentionally ruining every other hotel experience in the days to come. Hello Wild Coast, We were greeted with cold towels, ice lollies...

The Art of Racing … in Yala

After being cooped up within the four walls of my house, speeding off to Yala the first chance we could was exhilarating and freeing. Our first stop was at Leopard Trails, second at Wild Coast Tented Lodge and final stop at Jetwing Yala. We were ready to get completely...

Can Luxury Hotels Really Be Sustainable?

The Great Global Pandemic has shaken us to our cores. While face masks and sanitizers are the new norm, how will we change our overall consumption to improve our lives? If you’re still practicing bad habits like single use plastics, just know, you need to get with the times....

Dolphin Watching in Kalpitiya

Dolphin watching in Kalpitiya was more like ‘almost’ swimming with them! Almost. After countless times of whale and dolphin watching in Mirissa, I expected the same experience in Kalpitiya as well- big ass boat with nauseous humans wrecking their throats and my ear drums in the process, wrapped sandwiches...

Scuba Diving in Kalpitiya

After my first dive in Unawatuna, I knew I had to try another discover dive before getting my PADI license – mostly just to get over that beginner’s fear and anxiety. Diving in Kalpitiya was next on the list. We headed to Kalpitiya – turns out their reef is...

A Guide to Discover Diving in Unawatuna

Sebastian from little Mermaid was right. It IS better under the sea! 2021 started off with checking off at item off my bucket list – diving! My first scuba discover diving experience was just off the small, sun-shiny, beach town of Unawatuna. We woke up bright and early (some...

5 Easy Eco-Travel Tips To Be A Better Traveller

Its not always rocket science nor does it take up all your energy to be an eco-conscious traveller. And when you do it for one trip, it’ll be easy as pie for the other trips that follow. Something as simple as carrying your reusable water bottle will make the...

Chasing Waterfalls in Sri Lanka – Diyaluma & More

Forget what TLC sang about, you should always go chasing waterfalls, in Sri Lanka, in particular. A weekend spent doing just that was exactly what the doctor ordered. And where better to base ourselves than at a hotel with its own private waterfall?   Set in the mountainous region...