My South American trip started In Colombia flying into the capital city, Bogota. Bogota is 2640m above sea level. So it was a good start to getting used to higher altitudes as there are more to come on my adventures. Bogota We booked El Pit Hostel for 3 nights on Hostel World. The Hostel World app has been my saviour throughout my travels. We had a mixed 4 bed dorm with a shared bathroom. The beds were surprisingly really comfortable,…

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Part Two of my Sri Lanka trip and we drove from Ella to Arugam Bay. It took roughly 3 hours to drive there from Ella. We arrived in Arugam a day earlier than planned which meant choosing some last minute accommodation. Surfers Bay Resort – is right on the main strip. The rooms are perfectly fine, have aircon, beds with Mosquito nets and decent showers. Breakfast is included which is always a bonus. Upali Surf Resort – We had already…

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Ever since my trip to Indonesia last year I saw first hand how much plastic is dumped into the oceans. It was shocking sitting on a beautiful beach looking out onto the big blue and seeing waves of plastic pass me by. I decided to get up and collect as much as I could rather than just sit there. Doing a beach or canal clean isn’t only for holiday either. I recently did my Give a Day Away with work…

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Post Cambodia we flew to Sri Lanka to meet two of our friends. Once we arrived in Colombo we did the standard check of “do they have uber?” Yes. We arrived at 1am so it was straight to bed once we got to the hotel. We had a rough itinerary for the trip so we could be fairly flexible. We decided to spend the following day in Colombo rather than at the end of our trip. If I am honest…

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So we were taking a 14hour bus from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap as its was $13.50 each with Virak Buntham Express. However the journey ended up taking 17hrs and was 3 hours late getting into Siem Reap which meant moving our quad bike tour that evening. The bus was not modern and the man who was in charge was very rude and wouldn’t allow us to have separate beds to each other even though more than half the…

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CLASSES

Every Wednesday from 9th January I will be running a yoga class for charity at Benk & Bo. If you are interested please sign up via Eventbrite – I would love to see you there.