Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a diverse and tropical island below the southern tip of India. Set up for all kinds of traveler types from the budget backpacker to the luxury holi...
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Nov
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10 Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka. Now!

Sri Lanka is a diverse and tropical island below the southern tip of India. Set up for all kinds of traveler types from the budget backpacker to the luxury holiday maker, Sri Lanka should be added to everyones travel bucket list. There are so many reasons to visit Sri Lanka. The country has much to offer…

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When you enter Sri Lanka into Google, the first image result and many others are of Sigiriya Rock. A huge boulder piece of the earth rising from Sigiriya’...
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Nov
2016
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Sigiriya Rock: To Climb Lion Rock and/or Pidurangala

When you enter Sri Lanka into Google, the first image result and many others are of Sigiriya Rock. A huge boulder piece of the earth rising from Sigiriya’s jungle-clad landscape. It’s one of Sri Lanka’s wonders and a must-see on any visitor’s itinerary, whether you climb it or not. However, just two kilometres north of…

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One of the main reasons for visiting the beautiful country of Sri Lanka was to see the Sri Lankan elephant in the wild. We’d be pretty stupid to travel al...
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Oct
2016
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Minneriya or Kaudulla National Park to see the Sri Lankan Elephant?

One of the main reasons for visiting the beautiful country of Sri Lanka was to see the Sri Lankan elephant in the wild. We’d be pretty stupid to travel all that way and not catch a glimpse of the big eared tubby giants. Well luckily for us, Sri Lanka has 22 national parks, many of them…

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From our visits to many countries around the world, the days spent exploring ancient city sites are some of our fondest memories. Historical ruins such as Cambo...
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Oct
2016
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Polonnaruwa Ruins - 10 Ancient City Highlights

From our visits to many countries around the world, the days spent exploring ancient city sites are some of our fondest memories. Historical ruins such as Cambodia’s Angkor Wat and India’s Hampi are a couple of spectacular highlights. So we were really pleased to find out that Sri Lanka had two ancient city sites to…

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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
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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
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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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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
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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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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
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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
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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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