A guide to visiting the Singapore National Orchid Garden

national orchid garden singapore

We have visited Singapore twice and each time we have included a visit to the Singapore National Orchid Garden. The gardens are part of the Botanical Gardens in Singapore and are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. They were listed in 2015. They are the only botanical gardens listed by UNESCO in the world. The Orchid […]

A trip on the Eastern and Oriental Express Bangkok to Singapore

As a lover of train travel I enjoy reading about other’s experiences on some of the luxury journeys I plan to take in the future. My Mum and her husband took this trip as part of a special birthday celebration. If travelling on the Eastern and Oriental Express is on your bucket list and you […]

Visiting The Maldives – a dream vacation destination!

The Maldives

When you think of visiting The Maldives, what words spring to mind?  Paradise?  Beauty?  Luxury?  Coral Reefs?  Expensive? Well, all of the former apply but not necessarily the latter! Did you know that there are over 1000 islands in the Indian Ocean that make up 26 ring-shaped atolls and only about 200 of these islands are […]

What you need to know about booking AirBnb in Sri Lanka

 Are you considering staying in Airbnb accommodation in Sri Lanka? You may have lot of questions about the costs and quality of the accommodation available so read about our experience of using Airbnb in Sri Lanka and reviews of the places we stayed at in Negombo, Kandy and Ella. Our first taste of Airbnb was […]

A guide to two beautiful Sri Lanka train journeys

Travelling by train through Sri Lanka is something of a ‘must do’ experience. We were not disappointed when we decided to book 2 of the most scenic train journeys to experience in Sri Lanka – the Colombo Fort to Candy service and the Candy to Ella train. If you are wishing to purchase tickets from […]