Sri Lanka 2019

I remember being exhausted. Emotional. But tired. Often very tired. The start of the trip was just what we needed after an exhausting few months of moving to a new house and starting a crazy new job. Four days in the tea trails – just the 2 of us. The wedding was perfect because it […]

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How to Make my Mum’s Healthy Sri Lankan PattiesĀ 

My mum has been making these delicious Sri Lankan patties for me as long as I can remember.  Patties are like an empanada or cornish pasty and is filled with a spicy potato mix, wrapped in pastry and deep fried.  Mum’s version is healthier because she bakes them instead.  Here’s how to make them…. Ingredients: […]

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Travelling in Sri Lanka Part 3 – Ella, Yala and Galle

You can read Part 1 and 2 of our journey through Colombo, Kandy and the Tea Country hereand here. Our train from the tea country stopped just before our next stop, Ella, because a landslip further down the track. I was a little anxious but my boyfriend reminded me to ‘go-with-the-flow’ when travelling and we […]

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Travelling in Sri Lanka Part 2 – The Tea Country

See Part 1 of our journey through Colombo and Kandy here. We had just turned off the main road to Nuwara Eliya and onto a treacherous, rocky path with no railings to protect us from the sheer drop into the deep valley below. My boyfriend thought it was an adventure. I felt sick with fear. […]

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Travelling in Sri Lanka Part 1 – Colombo and Kandy

Sri Lanka has something to offer for every traveller with so much to see, do and eat. This beautiful island has turquoise beaches, a lush tea country, tropical jungles, barely touched national parks and historical ruins dating over 3000 years. You can relax at a beachside resort, hike through the tea country, visit a tea […]

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