Facts About Sri Lankan Food

Breakfast in Southern Sri Lankan

Facts about Sri Lankan food – Is Sri Lankan cuisine spicy? What are shorties? Blog about famous traditional Sri Lankan dishes, rice and curry to short eats Sri Lanka is a beautiful island off the southeast coast of India, yet despite the close links, Sri Lankan food is quite different to that found in India … Read blog

Birds Nest Soup Malacca

Finished birds nests ready to sell

The mere mention of birds’ nest soup conjures up images of a really strange concoction. Most have never tried it and a large number of people don’t even know someone that has. Yet the Chinese first started using swallow nests for soup over 1500 years ago. Birds’ nest soup is a delicacy in Chinese cuisine … Read blog

Visiting Antigua Guatemala

visiting antigua guatemala

After visiting Antigua Guatemala we decided to stay for a month. If you have recently read my post on family travel in Central America you could be thinking I don’t like Antigua. Actually, I really enjoy hanging out and exploring this world heritage listed city. Antigua is beautiful, historic, and culturally fascinating, there’s also some … Read blog

Antigua Market, Guatemala

welcome to antigua

I love wandering around markets and Antigua market, Guatemala certainly doesn’t disappoint.  Located on the west side of Antigua it covers a vast outside and undercover area selling fruit and veg and nearly everything you could imagine. After visiting Antigua Guatemala we decided to stay for a month. Local restaurants are a little expensive in … Read blog

Tips for First Time Travellers

Travel Tips For First Time Travellers

I don’t claim to have all the answers to make travel easy and pain-free, after all, isn’t working things out for yourself half the fun? Having travelled around the world more than once, I have a few tips to help you along. Here are our best travel tips for first-time travellers and new travellers, applicable … Read blog

Best Junk Food In the World!

America is known for many things, one is its love affair with junk food. Not the usual junk you would associate with the well-known multinational companies but well done junk food that leaves you wanting more. After years of travel to over 50 countries, investigating and researching the best junk food, I bring you my … Read blog

Getting Around New York

Love being able to walk along wall street with no cars.

When people think of getting around New York they think of bumper to bumper traffic jams and endless honking cars. They would be right in a lot of instances but we found we could avoid all the traffic and hassles normally associated with a big city pretty easily. There are five main ways to get … Read blog