One of the reasons we were drawn to visit Sri Lanka was the opportunity to see some wildlife, especially elephants. The area near Habarana in Central Sri Lanka is one of the best places to go to see elephants. Here you will find two National Parks, Kaudulla and Minneriya and the Hurulu Eco Park which was granted biosphere status in 1977.Read more
The energetic heart of this megalopolis has oodles of historical and beautiful places to visit, plus some great eateries and shopping. During our visit to Mexico City, we discovered the wonderful Palacio de Bellas Artes, explored the Aztec ruins of the Templo Mayor and marvelled at the stunning murals of Diego Rivera at the National Palace.Read more
Prague is a fascinating place to visit and there are so many things to do and see. We were lucky enough to be able to spend 2 days exploring this amazing city. Luckily, the city has survived many of the ravages that have befallen many other cities in Central Europe, so it retains much of its original charm and beauty.Read more
Rome, the “Eternal City” is a fascinating place to visit and there are so many places to visit. We were lucky enough to be able to spend 3 days exploring this amazing city.
We loved our time in Rome but there are, as with many of the major cities, multitudes of tourists which makes the main tourist attractions very crowded. It is worth checking out tours that enable to bypass the lines – these can be pricey but if you don’t like getting up at the crack of sparrows and camping outside hours ahead then you might want to consider this option.
A visit to the extraordinary observatory and the City Palace in the heart of JaipurRead more
This was a fast paced and filled 2 week tour of two South American countries: Ecuador and PeruRead more
A visit to the spectacular Amer (or Amber) Fort located about 11 km from the Rajasthan city of Jaipur. Well worth taking the time to visit (allow about 2 hours).Read more
Barcelona is a beautiful city set on the Mediterranean sea. It embraces its Catalan heritage and extols its cultural diversity.Read more
A trip through the downtown of Singapore provides a contrast in styles; colonial buildings and an ultra-modern skyscrapers.Read more