Onto Tissamaharama for Yala National Park

Sri Lanka

We’ve seen temples and jungles, mountains, rocks and cities during our time in Sri Lanka and after all this it was about time to…

12th Nov
View from Kandy to Ella train journey

A quick stop in Kandy and Ella

Sri Lanka

As our journey continues we’re seeing so many beautiful landscapes in Sri Lanka and meeting some great people. On the final morning in Sigiriya…

9th Nov

Dambulla, Sigiriya and a jungle vista

Sri Lanka

Dambulla and Sigiriya are two places on almost every traveller’s itinerary when they head through Sri Lanka and there are two main attractions to see here.

Chaotic Colombo and a peaceful Anuradhapura

Sri Lanka

We’ve now ended our travels through India and have begun a new chapter in Sri Lanka, a beautiful country with loads of ancient history to discover.

6th Nov

India and its fondness for hand drawn letterforms

Art and Design, India

Back in January this year, in a freezing cold shed on the outskirts of Bristol, Abigail and I spent a day trying our hands…

4th Nov

Fish, water and cats in Kochi

India

Kochi is a slow seaside area where nothing is rushed and if you want to see anything special you have to go miles out for it anyway.

1st Nov
Gateway of India, Mumbai

Back to Jodphur and onto Mumbai

India

After a peaceful two days in Jaisalmer including sleeping peacefully under the stars, our reintroduction to the madness of India was a tough one.

24th Oct

One night in the desert

India

The next destination on our journey was Jaisalmer, which we’d both been looking forward to since we discovered that the camel treks existed.

22nd Oct

Traditional Diwali Celebrations in Jodhpur

India

Our first night in Jodhpur was on the night of Diwali and though we were sad to leave Jaipur, we were welcomed warmly by the next hostel to celebrate.

20th Oct
The Taj Mahal

From Dehli to Agra and Jaipur

India

India is starting to feel a lot calmer as we travel through Rajasthan, despite the fact that we’re here during Diwali which is a huge thing over here.

18th Oct

First impressions of India – Our time in New Dehli

India

Our first few days in India have been a hectic culture shock and a mixed bag of emotions. Leaving home and landing in New Dehli has been interesting.

13th Oct
IKEA Warrington

I went to IKEA. That’s travelling, right?

Personal

I know this is a travel blog; I’m just documenting everything that’s happening in the weeks leading up to our first massive trip.

26th Sep

Three weeks until the big trip and I’m starting to freak out

Personal

There are 21 days before we leave the UK for seven months, a number which seems to be jumping down in huge amounts whenever I blink.

21st Sep

A Travelling Camera

Travel Gear

As a creative I have always enjoyed taking photographs. From buying a small 4 megapixel camera in my teens to now shooting much of…

10th Aug

Comics, art and a weekend in London

UK

We’ve always been fans of comics and quirky illustrations and a few years back one of our friends recommended we go to visit the…

18th Jun

A short break in the Lakes

UK

Before last week it had been a long time since we’d slept in a tent and I was really excited to be staying a…

25th May