• How to visit The Maldives on a budget | Girl Going Global
    Asia,  Beach,  Indian Ocean

    How to visit the Maldives on a budget…

    The Maldives offer the most beautiful and tranquil beaches I have ever been lucky enough to indulge in on this earth. With the most magical and diverse aquatic life lying under the cyan blue waters and powdery white sand in excess, it’s not surprising this set of Indian Ocean islands just off Sri Lanka, come with an extremely luxurious reputation attached to them; one would think it’s just the rich, famous and lucky honeymooners that are able to reach this corner of paradise. But I lie in neither of the aforementioned categories and am not a ‘big spender’ as such, (I prefer travelling more times for less than a couple times for more). However – I went to the Maldives and…

  • The Maldives Travel Diaries | Girl Going Global
    Asia,  Beach,  Indian Ocean

    A beautiful escape to the Maldives: Travel Diaries

    Writing this from my sunbed, I was lying on the beach on the west of Biyadhoo Resort Island, looking out on to the glistening sea. Sea that holds a whole other world, not just deep in to the ocean but along the shore lines too. From black finned sharks (they’re very sweet and don’t hurt you) to Dory fish (Blue Tang in other words), to both tinee tiny and big Momma crabs – there’s a lot to discover! Wildlife is Biyadhoo’s main forté and especially that of marine wildlife. From manta rays, to turtles, to sharks and dolphins; people have claimed to see them all. We were extremely lucky to see about 29…