Travel Blog

  • Renting a tuk tuk for one month to drive around Sri Lanka

    July 17, 2014

    The tuk tuk idea was first joked about on an unbearable train ride to Kandy. Read more about why I didn’t like Kandy here. Over the next few days whilst we climbed Adams Peak the joke turned into a plausible plan and before we knew it we were questioning tuk tuk drivers for prices.  By the time we’d

  • Everything you need to know about Renting a Tuk Tuk in Sri Lanka

    July 5, 2014

    Renting a Tuk Tuk in Sri Lanka The idea was born on an awful train ride from Colombo to Kandy. Read about my terrible experience here and why I didn’t like Kandy. In an attempt to travel on a budget we booked 3rd class tickets with no reservation. Thinking “How bad can it be?” Pretty

  • How to get an International Drivers Permit for Sri Lanka

    July 4, 2014

    Getting an International Drivers License in Colombo. Its a pretty straight forward process getting an international drivers license for Sri Lanka. It will cost you 1000 Sri Lankan Rupees. Learn about renting tuk tuk in Sri Lanka here.  In all it took me no more that 30 minutes to get the permit once I’d found

  • Photo Blog: Photo of Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

    June 29, 2014

        Sigiriya aka Lion Rock, Sri Lanka.   One of Sri Lanka’s most iconic sights is Sigiriya. You can read more about when I visited Sigiriya here. I took this photo from the top of Pidurangala rock. A much cheaper option than Sigiriya with the same mindblowing 360 panoramic views.          

  • Photo Blog: Small Child in Varanasi

    June 15, 2014

    Photo of a child in Varanasi.   I met this little guy just after going on the sunrise boat tour of Varanasi. He was really in to my sunglasses and asked if he could have a photo with them on. I ended up giving them to him as they seemed to make him the happiest