Shhhhh Who is planning travel now?

Just wondered now that some of the world is opening up if other keen travellers are beginning to travel or planning travel for the future? Perhaps some of you are thinking about staycations or  hopping to countries that you border or indeed maybe even long haul.  I would be interested in your comments please. We […]

I’m sorry a travel rant…….

Sorry to be a blot on the travel landscape but children on suitcase scooters not being monitored by parents is an accident waiting to happen in a crowded airport. Fortunately  my ankles and I survived the experience well enough to tell this tale. I’m sure used carefully and with rules this idea would work well. […]

Old Colombo Dutch Hospital

The Dutch Hospital is located in the Colombo One district of the city; not far from the lighthouse and harbour. It seems to have been regenerated for the tourists and is now a small shopping and eating area. Fairly upscale with a spa and shops such as Barefoot. The central plaza is wide open and there […]

Kaleliya, Sri Lanka – photoblog

We found ourselves in the lovely area of Kaleliya (Western province) staying at Casa Heliconia a series of pavilions on the edge of the village surrounded by rice fields and overlooked by a pure white pagoda. Wandering off the property we were soon greeted by locals and children playing in the fields, most of them on school […]

14 reasons to choose Business Class with EVA Air

There is no doubt about it travelling Business Class gives you a better chance of fealing radiant when you emerge the other end particularly if you are a traveller of a certain age! I travelled between London Heathrow Terminal 2 and Bangkok Often cheaper than other airlines. Dedicated check in area at Terminal 2 Heathrow making check in fast […]

Brideshead’s Oxford.

I must be getting old as I really enjoy Radio Four now!! Recently I was beside myself to find Brideshead Revisited being dramatised over five episodes and loved revisiting this favourite book. It made me review my recent Oxford photos and all the time I was playing that sombre music in my head. How easy […]