So you’re headed to Sri Lanka and chosen the south coast for some beach time. Yay! The only issue, is that everyone else had that idea too. We found a little gem… … More Marakolliya – the hidden gem on Sri Lanka’s south coast
If you don’t mind tourists, then go to Ella!
The views are amazing, the scenery stellar
If it rains you won’t see it, even with an umbrella,
So don’t book ahead, play it by ear old fellah.
… More Ella, Sri Lanka – you’ll either love it or hate it
Kandy is often used as a stopover for those getting on the Kandy to Ella train. So what to do with 10 hours in Kandy? The answer is … More 10 HOURS IN KANDY, SRI LANKA
This journey is no well-kept secret. Yes, it is firmly on the beaten tourist path, but it didn’t matter to us one little bit. The Kandy to Ella train is one of the most scenic journeys in the world for a good reason and it doesn’t matter how you do it, just make sure you do. … More KANDY TO ELLA: ONE OF THE MOST SCENIC JOURNEYS IN THE WORLD
Our foodie tips on how to navigate the local dishes in Sri Lanka. … More HOW SAFE IS IT TO EAT THE LOCAL FOOD IN SRI LANKA?
After travelling around most of Sri Lanka, there were a few foodie spots that stood out in our minds as memorable. We’ve listed them all here for you and we can’t recommend them all highly enough. … More TOP 5 SRI LANKAN FOODIE DESTINATIONS
Most people who go to Sri Lanka for a holiday are looking forward to relaxing on a blue ocean with a cold beer (or cocktail) in hand. But one thing that isn’t clear until you get there is that drinks aren’t as cheap as you had hoped. … More GETTING DRINKS ISN’T CHEAP IN SRI LANKA. HERE’S HOW TO GET AROUND IT.
Getting the bus from between Polonnaruwa and Kandy is simple and it will set you back a whole dollar or two. It really is the cheapest and most adventurous way to get around this beautiful country. … More POLONNARUWA TO KANDY BY BUS
The great thing about Polonnaruwa is that it is so relaxed. The ancient city sits on the edge of a massive ‘tank’ or lake which is surrounded by birdlife, cheeky monkeys and a few cycling tourists. In fact, the best way to see all the ancient ruins is just to cycle right through them all. … More POLONNARUWA, SRI LANKA – RELAXING, CHEAP AND AUTHENTIC
Most people heading north go to Anuradhapura. We headed to Polonnaruwa instead, which turned out to be one of the most relaxing, cheapest and authentic parts of our trip to Sri Lanka. … More COLOMBO TO POLONNARUWA BY TRAIN