This may be controversial... but from start to finish, we felt milked by Machu Picchu. It cost us the best part of £800 over 2 days. Are the Peruvians ripping everyone off? Can you really blame them? Or could there be a cheaper way of doing it?
Some natural wonders are just so awe inspiringly brilliant, words or even photographs cannot adequately do justice to them. But imagine seeing a series of once in a lifetime views relentlessly, one after another, for three days, and you'll begin to understand what it's like to take part in a Jeep tour from Chile to Bolivia!
We only spent 4 days and 4 nights in Hong Kong, and after the mayhem of Bangkok we didn't think it could be any more crazy... how wrong we were!
Tea, trains, factories, mountains, waterfalls and stunning sunrises - Ella has them all. But this small place nestled in the mountains is expanding fast, so get there soon before it turns entirely from tea town to tourist town.
Bustling & gritty, Bandarawela is not renowned in tea country for its beauty - but one place alone is worthy of a visit just for its colonial beauty, and became a welcome relaxing rest stop for us after scaling Adam's Peak.