Riding that famous train from Kandy to Ella

Riding the train in Sri Lanka is definitely the best way to get around most of the country. It's super cheap, very scenic and a great way to get a glimpse of local life. The most famous train line of them all is the incredibly beautiful seven-hour journey from Kandy to Ella, and it was... Continue Reading →

Vladivostok: Off the Beaten Track in Russia | Partnered Post

Whichever way you look at it, Vladivostok in far eastern Russia is off the beaten track. However, this is one of the country’s main tourist destinations. Previously a closed city for military reasons, the city is attracting more and more tourists, particularly those who are travelling on the Trans-Siberian railway. Independent travel to the city... Continue Reading →

Brave the chaos of Beijing

I was pretty nervous about arriving in China... there are few places so utterly different from England, and from most countries I've visited! The language, the culture, the food, everything about it would be a brand new challenge to me. But I love a good challenge.

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