Archeologists and anthropologists define past human eras by the material they use most; a useful way of categorising - for humans, the way we use and make tools separate us from other animals and greatly shape our lives. The bronze age, the iron age, the stone age: each era getting slowly more sophisticated and safer. … Continue reading Zero Waste: is it impossible?
One of the many disadvantages of entering Honour's years at University is that - due to me having a deadline every week and a half - I have very little time to travel. Which is a bit of an issue when you are trying to run a travel blog! In an attempt to keep writing … Continue reading A change of direction
Below are photos taken from a trip to Sri Lanka this summer, with my analog film 35mm camera.
After an early alarm, we packed up our things and had a breakfast of croissants and fruit in the hostel. We headed to the Duomo metro station and got a coffee at the affordable and modern 12c coffee shop near the Duomo. As it was early, there was only a very small queue for the … Continue reading Milan in 33 hours: Day Two
Just before my 21st birthday, myself and my best friend decided to travel to Milan, before I travelled up to Edinburgh for University. Read below what we did - our amazing 33 hours in Milan. Morning At 10am, we arrived at Milan Malpensa airport, a 50-minute bus ride outside of the city centre. The shuttle … Continue reading 33 hours in Milan: Day One
In amongst the vineyard covered hills of Bordeaux’s countryside, nestled in between chateaus and charming farmland, is the UNESCO world heritage site, the quiet town of Saint-Emilion. Made rich by the miles and miles of world-quality vineyards surrounding it, this hill-top town is extremely clean, well kept and beautiful, signaling it’s inhabitants wealth and prosperity … Continue reading Saint-Emilion: wine country
The accommodation at the adventure base camp is basic at best; in the cheapest rooms, which I was staying in, there are around 5 double beds to a room, making it ideal for larger groups on a budget. Each room has an ensuite bathroom, and one ceiling fan in the centre of the ceiling. Each … Continue reading Adventure Base Camp: Kithugala jungle Accommodation and Restaurant review
Sri Lanka feels as if it were placed in the ocean - a tear drop shaped pearl - by a delicate, deliberate hand. The white, smooth beaches that fringe the island give way to palm trees and towns and then rolling leafy hills, and jungle; the humid air seemingly tingling with promise and adventure. If … Continue reading Sri Lanka