Sri Lanka – the perfect destination for a family holiday

Elephants

One of my earliest travel memories was visiting Sri Lanka as a child. I am not sure exactly how old I was, but I remember the locals used to love patting me on the head, possibly because of my long blonde hair. I also remember hairy taxi rides, staying in a brilliant white hotel which was situated right on the beach and getting the chance to ride an elephant. Plus, there being an extremely long flight and randomly watching the muppets on TV in Bahrain airport when we stopped off. It’s funny what you remember about travelling. I think it… Continue Reading “Sri Lanka – the perfect destination for a family holiday”

A date with the mischievous monkey’s and other animals at Longleat

It has been a good couple of years since we last visited Longleat. Longleat is the UK’s first safari park and is a place where you can see lions roam, tigers stalk and monkeys getting up to no good, normally at your car’s expense. We arrived at opening time and with the weather forecast due to be wet that afternoon, made the decision to do the safari drive through first. At the beginning of the safari, you get to stretch your legs and explore the African Village. Sadly for us, the Giraffe’s were still in their winter enclosure so we… Continue Reading “A date with the mischievous monkey’s and other animals at Longleat”