Colombo: 10 things we love about you

Most tourists seem to skip Colombo altogether, flying in and heading straight for Negombo or further afield. Travellers, our guidebook and locals had all told us there was nothing worth hanging around for. Poo-pooing the naysayers, we spent several days in the city, and decided that we rather liked it. Here’s a few things to check…

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Glampacking with the Lords

Earlier this week we visited Ottawa, the nation’s capital, to witness two of our good friends tie the knot. We decided to set aside our backpackers’ budget and take advantage of the special deal they secured for their wedding guests at the rather marvellously named Lord Elgin Hotel in the centre of town. How did…

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