Cruising

Cruising is such a huge portion of the travel industry and one we as a family had yet to experience. I expect it’s because we prefer to roam and discover at our own pace and the thought of sticking to someone else’s itinerary seemed a nightmare. Cruise Line International Association’s State of the Industry Outlook…

Goodbye Sri Lanka

1 January, 2018 – Monday We are spoiled today with our New Year’s Day breakfast treats. So many traditional Sri Lankan celebratory sweets are served that we can’t possibly eat in one sitting. We leave them on the table to nibble on throughout our day. The next 14 hours are uneventful and spent lounging around…

My Coconut Milk Boileth Over

It was a group decision to sleep in and leave for our run at 7:30 this morning. It’s humid (92%) and 30 degrees Celsius. The sun will be out today unlike yesterday’s cloud coverage. Our run is a sweaty one but satisfying. It seems like less work when accompanied by a crashing surf at my…

Thanksgiving

We almost didn’t “do” Thanksgiving this year. Between a hectic schedule and no holiday time, the summer heat and the lack of friends/family around I thought no one will even notice if we skip it. Perhaps, I thought, we could do it next July when it feels like the right temperature. Then I came to…