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There can’t be too many places in the world where you can be within walking distance of two breathtaking beaches. Well, we found two Sri Lanka beach reso...
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Oct
2016

Kalkudah and Pasikuda Beach - Sri Lanka

There can’t be too many places in the world where you can be within walking distance of two breathtaking beaches. Well, we found two Sri Lanka beach resorts which tick that box! On the less developed East coast are Kalkudah beach and Pasikuda beach. Two spectacular back to back stretches of sand that we found so hard to…

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When we arrived at Arugam Bay on the remote east coast of Sri Lanka, we had no idea that only a couple of days later, we would be just a few meters away from a ...
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Sep
2016

Pottuvil Lagoon and it's Elephant Inhabitants

When we arrived at Arugam Bay on the remote east coast of Sri Lanka, we had no idea that only a couple of days later, we would be just a few meters away from a family of elephants, in the middle of a tropical storm, while floating aboard a makeshift raft. But when we arrived…

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Ahh the good old Indian Railway. Love it or hate it, the best way to travel around India is without a shadow of a doubt on the incredible Indian Railway. WeR...
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Sep
2016

Indian Railway - A Guide to Trains in India

Ahh the good old Indian Railway. Love it or hate it, the best way to travel around India is without a shadow of a doubt on the incredible Indian Railway. We’d go as far as saying you can’t complete a trip to India without experiencing the bustle and atmosphere of trains in India. Especially on…

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Five hours after leaving Ella in Sri Lanka’s highlands, we arrived at Arugam Bay beach. The bay is the most popular of the Sri Lanka east coast beaches be...
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Sep
2016

Things to do in Arugam Bay Beach - Sri Lanka

Five hours after leaving Ella in Sri Lanka’s highlands, we arrived at Arugam Bay beach. The bay is the most popular of the Sri Lanka east coast beaches beach. It took three uncomfortable buses to get here. But as the bus was driving through the town’s main road, which runs parallel to the moon shaped…

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We’re happily writing this How to Find and Rent Apartments in Chiang Mai guide in the comfort of our own shiny apartment which we moved into just 3 days...
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Sep
2016

How to Find and Rent Apartments in Chiang Mai

We’re happily writing this How to Find and Rent Apartments in Chiang Mai guide in the comfort of our own shiny apartment which we moved into just 3 days ago. We flew into Thailand last Friday night and by the following Monday morning, we had the keys, well key cards, to our amazing modern Chiang Mai condo.…

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The Sri Lanka hill country is one of the most beautiful areas of the tropical island. Bright green tea plantations, lush jungle, misty mountain peaks and flowin...
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Sep
2016

Things to do in Ella - Sri Lanka Hill Country

The Sri Lanka hill country is one of the most beautiful areas of the tropical island. Bright green tea plantations, lush jungle, misty mountain peaks and flowing water falls are just some of the tempting sights. The most popular town to base yourself in is Ella. A laid back highland village in the middle of…

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After we’d climbed Little Adam’s Peak on our first day in Ella, it gave us an appetite for more hiking in Sri Lanka around this magnificent highland...
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Sep
2016

Hiking in Sri Lanka - Ella Rock: A Photo Journey

After we’d climbed Little Adam’s Peak on our first day in Ella, it gave us an appetite for more hiking in Sri Lanka around this magnificent highland landscape. We wanted more of a challenge. Little Adam’s Peak was amazing but it was just too easy to get to the top. We were surprised by the incredible…

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Ella, situated in the mountains in Sri Lanka, is an ideal base for some fantastic and not too challenging walks around the surrounding highlands. We like a goo...
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Sep
2016

Mountains in Sri Lanka - Little Adams Peak: A Photo Journey

Ella, situated in the mountains in Sri Lanka, is an ideal base for some fantastic and not too challenging walks around the surrounding highlands. We like a good hike but we’re not hardcore climbers seeking to scale every highest peak we come across. One of Ella’s walking highlights is Little Adams Peak. At 1141 meters high,…

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We’d read that the train from Kandy to Ella is one of the world’s most beautiful. The Kandy to Ella train slowly rattles through lush green jungle, soaring ...
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Aug
2016

Riding the Scenic Kandy to Ella Train - Unreserved

We’d read that the train from Kandy to Ella is one of the world’s most beautiful. The Kandy to Ella train slowly rattles through lush green jungle, soaring mountains, terraced tea plantations, rural villages and working farms. We planned our very rough idea of a route around the island with this Sri Lanka railway journey in…

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