Category: Sri Lanka

Discover the Pearl of the Indian Ocean.

Sri Lanka: Our One-Month Backpacking Itinerary and Budget Breakdown

Sri Lanka is truly a fascinating country with breathtaking tea plantations, gorgeous beaches, friendly locals and mouth-watering food. We spent slightly more than 4-weeks here and found it to be a perfectly feasible budget destination, with cheap transportation options, reasonable food costs, and decent room rates. This country has so much to offer; even after […]

Central Highlands: Our favourite things to do in Ella and Nuwara Eliya

Central Highlands in Sri Lanka is a laid-back region surrounded by the beautiful greens of tea leaves. Out of all the amazing destinations we have visited in Sri Lanka, nowhere can compare with Central Highlands. The train ride alone is one of the most stunning train journeys we have undertaken, with comfortable cool climate all […]

Kandy to Ella – One of the World’s Most Scenic Train Rides

Travelling in trains is both a beautiful and affordable way to see the Sri Lanka. The train trip from Ella to Kandy, or the reversed way, is undoubtedly one of the most magnificent train rides in the world. This train ride is 7-hours long and takes you through lush green jungle, stunning landscapes of terraced […]

Sri Lanka Beaches: A Guide From Coast to Coast

Palm trees and pastel skies. The Pearl of Indian Ocean has some of the most gorgeous beaches that promise to take your breath away. No matter what type of beach bum you are, you’ll find your little paradise here. After having 2 weeks+ of travelling from Central Highlands to Cultural Triangle and all the way […]

Pidurangala Rock: The Best Place to View the “Eighth Wonder of the World”

Commonly referred by locals as the “Eighth Wonder of the World”, Sigiriya Rock (a.k.a Lion Rock) is an ancient palace and fortress structure with significant archaeological importance. Standing at 200-meters, it attracts thousands of tourists every year, no doubt one of the most visited tourist destinations in Sri Lanka. Just right across the famous Sigiriya […]

Adam’s Peak: All You Need To Know For This Incredible Hike

Adam’s Peak is a pilgrimage mountain located in central Sri Lanka (known locally as Sri Pada), with a peak of 2,243-meters high. This mountain is renowned for the “sacred footprint”, though who the footprint belongs to will differ depending on your religion. The Buddhists believe the footprint is the Buddha’s left foot, the Hindus claim it belongs to […]

Jaffna: Exploring the Northern Islands

It’s not just the city of Jaffna you need to see during your visit to the north of Sri Lanka. The villages away from it and the islands in particular are a stark contrast to it, even more so from the more well-traveled towns and villages of the south. Therefore, your trip to Jaffna would […]

Northern Sri Lanka: 7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Jaffna

For almost 30-years, Jaffna had been cut off from outside world due to one of the longest running civil war in Asia. Some people might question the sanity of visiting a former war zone that is still hard at work rebuilding itself. Personally, we can’t think of a better time to visit Sri Lanka’s northern […]

21 Things That Will Take You By Surprise in Sri Lanka

From the lush green landscape of the hill country where tea pickers paint the landscape to rich cultural history up the North to the postcard perfect beaches along the south coast. The magical land of Sri Lanka is one just waiting to be discovered. Here’s some of the things we discovered during our trip in […]

Back To Top