Top Boutique Hotels in Sri Lanka

Posted by Crooked Compass

Sri Lanka is home to verdant tea plantations, shimmering coastlines, time capsuled villages, incredible wildlife encounters and a fascinating blend of cultures. It is also home to some of the most beautiful boutique properties offering world class service and an incredible personal touch. We share with you our favourite properties to stay in to complete your Sri Lankan adventure.

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Get to Know Crooked Compass Founder, Lisa Pagotto

Posted by Crooked Compass

Whilst travel is halted temporarily, we thought we would take the time to get to know Crooked Compass Founder, Lisa Pagotto a little more and understand what makes her tick and learn a little about her past travel experiences and escapades from starting life in Brisbane through to exploring some of the worlds most exotics reaches such as Yemen, Syria and beyond.

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Discover Ishikawa Prefecture - Japan

Posted by Crooked Compass

Ishikawa, is a prefecture on the Japanese island of Honshu. Sitting on the coast of the Sea of Japan, the capital city of Kanazawa is home to the perfect garden of Kenroku-en, designed to be beautiful during every season. Highlights of the region include traditional ryokan stays, learning calligraphy, forest farm stays, hot springs, salt farming experiences and more!  A very scenic two and half hour bullet train ride from Tokyo, the prefecture offers the traveller a mixture of traditional chara

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