Ten reasons to choose MacDonald Hotel in Windsor.

The MacDonald is in a central location for major attractions in Windsor. Onsite parking available. Beautifully dressed doorman with a plush red coat. Concierge for advice and bookings. Elegant Caley’s dining area. Huge choice at breakfast. Comfortable rooms. Elemis toiletries. Environmentally aware ………look out for the information on bees. Guests are encouraged to reuse towels. Welcoming […]

Eating at The Kandy House in Sri Lanka

One of the highlights of my Sri Lankan trip were the buffalo smoothies made by the staff at The Kandy House. Thick and creamy with either strawberry or pineapple to flavour, refreshing after sightseeing and a challenge to make them last! The food at Kandy (in my opinion) was a fusion of Sri Lankan and European […]

Pinnawalla Elephant Orphanage, Sri Lanka

Our driver  Lal suggested a stop off at the Pinnawalla Elephant Orphanage on our Journey from Kaleliya to Kandy. In need of a break and an opportunity to stretch our legs we agreed and after passing over 2500 Sri Lankan rupees  (about £12) we found ourselves being led down to the area where the elephants roam. I […]

Hovercraft trip from Southsea to Ryde

It takes just ten minutes to cross the Solent from the mainland to Ryde, Isle of Wight. It’s a seamless, efficient, comfortable and fast service to enjoy some island hopping. Tickets can be purchased online or on the day if available. Travellers are checked in and ushered to a comfortable waiting area with views of the Solent […]

Things to do in Bagan, Myanmar

Most people travel to Bagan to see the mind blowing Bagan Plains, these need to be viewed at different times of the day to see the changing colours and the sun set. There are some raised areas which lend themselves to sun setting scenes. Grab yourself a horse and cart ride to see the temples up […]

Where is your happy place?

This post is inspired by Fearne Cotton’s Happy Place Podcast a podcast I have just discovered but throughly enjoying. So it got me to thinking where is my happy place? First and foremost it is my home with my family around me but perhaps that is the older wiser traveller within me…..but apart from home my happy place is […]