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What I do and don’t miss about living in London

I lived in London for six years, and during that time, it was always a love-hate relationship. Love mostly prevailed, and I even wrote a love letter to this great city a couple… Continue reading

Luxury in the heart of nature at Heritance Kandalama, Dambulla (Sri Lanka)

Those of you know me are aware that when I travel, I don’t tend to stay in luxurious acommodation very much. However, what I love to do is to intersperse basic accommodation with… Continue reading

Taking the train from Kandy to Ella (Sri Lanka)

The prelude to this train journey was plentiful. It was in every guide book, blog, and Instagram feed. The inevitable question from every traveller was “You’re doing the train, right?” It would be… Continue reading

Exploring Sri Lankan cuisine with Jessica Heath and NC Supper Clubs

Some of you may not know this about me, but I was an extremely fussy eater growing up, and my palate only really developed after the age of 20. I’ve been trying to… Continue reading

Little Kolkata supperclub – Bengali home cooking at its finest

When it comes to your own culture and cuisine, it is very difficult for a restaurant to measure up to your standards. And whilst I do not proclaim to be an expert on… Continue reading

The Swindian recommends: London breakfasts

Breakfast might be my favourite meal of the day (though I’m rather partial to a spot of lunch and a decadent dinner, too), and the abundance of London establishments that offer it has… Continue reading

Beer and baking with Budvar and koláče

I’ve always considered myself more a cook than a baker, as I find it difficult to follow strict rules in the kitchen. Whenever I read a recipe, I think about what I could… Continue reading

How to spend a relaxing day out in London

London, for all its amazing features, is an extraordinarily busy and stressful city. I’m always running for a bus, careening through the tube tunnels, or frantically trying to find something so I can… Continue reading

Worldwide Photography Walk through London

My photography skills, or more accurately, the lack thereof, have always been something I’d like to work on, and yet, I never seem to find the time. Last year, I took a photography… Continue reading

Postcards from Cartagena, Colombia – the city of colours

Over the course of six months backpacking the South American continent, I must have taken at least 5,000 photos. Armed with my trusty Olympus, I put my extremely limited photography skills to use wherever… Continue reading

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