Galle is a “must visit” location but does it suit the budget traveller? Here is a little information on Galle, and some super useful tips for those with cash flow issues like us! … More Inside Sri Lanka – Galle – What exactly does Galle have to offer the Budget Traveller?
Our experience on Koggala Lake, Cinnamon Island, Spice Island, Bird Island and Temple Island, as well as where to get good and cheap food in this area. … More A Day at Koggala Lake
A few basic words and phrases to get you through Sri Lanka looking like a total local! … More A few Words and Phrases to get you through Sri Lanka Looking like a Total Local!
Black magic and witch doctors are common all over Sri Lanka, here is our first hand experience of the ritual and a background to the gods. … More Sri Lanka – Religion, Demons and the Witch Doctor
Our time in Maafushi is coming to a close, it has been a fabulous 6 days and I feel thoroughly relaxed (though in quite a lot of pain as I picked a fight with a rock and the rock won!) Here is our advice based on our experiences on the Island: Accommodation We stayed in … More Budget Maldives – Maafushi – Advice on everything from accommodation, food, sights, and tips on what to expect from this island
(Sorry for the lack of photos the internet here is not up to it, update when we can :() So day 2 of our budget voyage, after a decent nights sleep in the “Real Inn” we decided to do some sightseeing before heading off to Maafushi Island. We got up bright and early and headed … More Budget Maldives – Male to Maafushi
So today we flew to the Maldives for a much needed vacation!! We instantly saved money by flying from Sri Lanka and using a Sri Lankan company called findmyfare.com I would highly recommend doing this as part of a bigger trip to Asia as the cost for return flights was only £150pp!! After a 1 … More Budget Maldives – Arriving, ferrying and finding cheap accommodation in your first few hours.
The presentation we gave to The Dixie Grammar School England about the Tsunami, how Children’s Hope charity came about, what we do and how you can help. … More Children’s Hope Charity
This post is about the beautiful products girls at Volunteer Village create, there are three girls living at Volunteer Village, they have no family and no support and so Carla Browne pays the girls a salary and gives them home as they have nowhere else to go. About the Girls Dilani Dilani is a beautiful … More Special Jewellery by Special Girls
Hello there, Sorry for our recent silence, Tuk life can be especially manic! Lots is happening here in Sri Lanka and with the recent murder of the Mayor of Hikkaduwa, things have been all over the place. This post is about the work we are doing for Talpe pre-school, Volunteer Village has the only free … More Tuk Tuk For Talpe