Sri Lanka: Sthree – Supporting Women’s Development in Kandy

Sri Lanka: Sthree – Supporting Women’s Development in Kandy

We've nearly been in Sri Lanka now for two weeks and our second stop was Kandy. For travellers (us included) this place is usually a quick one or two night stop off to explore Sigiriya and Dambulla. Whilst in Kandy we stumbled upon the Sthree social enterprise which is one of the Women's Development Centre projects. [...]

10 Sustainable Stocking Fillers For Travellers

10 Sustainable Stocking Fillers For Travellers

I'm not sure how it's happened but December is actually here, which means Christmas is just round the corner. For me, this year will be very different. It'll be my first ever Christmas away from home and family as we'll be spending it in Sri Lanka, replacing Turkey and trimmings for a veggie curry and [...]

IWD – volume 3

Happy International Women's Day!!!! IWD is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It's also a day to do what you can to truly make a positive difference for women. Here is my final blog post in my IWD series with my #pressforprogress. VOLUME 3 As mentioned in my previous post, last [...]

IWD – volume 2

This post was supposed to be Volume 3 (coming up on Thursday)... but seeing as Lauren Laverne's focusing her Radio 6 show this week on women in music for International Women's Day (IWD), I thought I'd get in early before she steals my IWD Playlist thunder. VOLUME 2 The Brits, Oscars, Golden Globes, BAFTA's - [...]