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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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After a couple of nights acclimatising in Negombo, we were ready to catch the Negombo to Kandy bus and explore the real Sri Lanka. Negombo was fine but there wa...
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26
Aug
2016

Top 5 Things to do in Kandy City in One Day

After a couple of nights acclimatising in Negombo, we were ready to catch the Negombo to Kandy bus and explore the real Sri Lanka. Negombo was fine but there wasn’t much in the way of Sri Lankan culture, sights, landscape and proper Sri Lankan food. We had just one day planned in Kandy city due…

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It was a strange feeling getting off that Sri Lankan Airlines plane and spending the first few hours of our much-anticipated trip in Negombo. We’d been waitin...
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24
Aug
2016

Back on the Road and Feeling Overwhelmed

It was a strange feeling getting off that Sri Lankan Airlines plane and spending the first few hours of our much-anticipated trip in Negombo. We’d been waiting to get back on the road since we came home from our previous year around the world back in 2012. We couldn’t wait for all the amazing rewards of long-term…

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You probably came across this post because you’re looking for things to do in Negombo beach. Or maybe you’re deciding weather to visit the resort si...
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21
Aug
2016

Things to do in Negombo Beach? Don't Expect Much

You probably came across this post because you’re looking for things to do in Negombo beach. Or maybe you’re deciding weather to visit the resort since it’s so close to the international airport. We spent a couple of nights there after landing in Sri Lanka so keep reading for our honest account. Our Negombo Beach…

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