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Sri Lankan Beaches
Sri Lankan Beaches
October 31, 2018

I must go down to the seas again, for the call of the running tide
Is a wild call and a clear call that may not be denied

~SEA FEVER, JOHN MASEFIELD


There is something about the beach and its sea that draws people in. The tranquility and the rush of excitement is something to be relished. Sri Lanka as an island is blessed with some of the finest beaches in the world. One of the best things about Sri Lanka’s be...

Habarana the Sri Lankan safe haven
Habarana the Sri Lankan safe haven
November 07, 2018

When travelling along the main road from Colombo to Trincomalee, Polonnaruwa and Batticaloa, that small city you find yourself drawn to will be Habarana. Even though it is not a destination in itself, Habarana city is a safe haven for most tourists as it holds some of the best hotels the country offers.
Being in clo...

Kandy War Cemetery
Kandy War Cemetery
November 17, 2018

The Second World War is by far the most gruesome time that history has ever recorded. Unlike the other battles between powerful countries, the First and the Second World War affected almost every country that was then under the British and other European colonies.

Their name liveth for evermore

The Kandy war cemeter...

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Ancient city of Anuradhapura
Ancient city of Anuradhapura
November 21, 2018

Without doubt the era of the Kingdom of Anuradhapura is one of the most important time periods in the history of Sri Lanka. The era began with the rule of King Pandukhabaya in 337 BC and ends with the reign of King Kassapa VII in 1055 AD.

Now a World Heritage Site, this ancient city of Anuradhapura is considered sacred to the Buddhist world. It is recorded in history that the kings and q...

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
November 29, 2018

The Pinnawala orphanage is the first ever animal orphanage that was dedicated to the care and protection of the majestic beasts that are elephants. Established by the Sri Lankan Department of Wildlife Conservation in 1975, the priority of the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage has always been to feed, nurture and house orphaned baby and adult elephants found lost in the wilderness. In most of these scenarios, the mother of the baby elephant has been killed or th...

Kandy
Kandy
December 07, 2018

As the last kingdom of Sri Lanka, the Kandyan city boasts history and culture, and the tourists that visit Sri Lanka always make it a point to stop by this beautiful city. Kandy is one of the most scenic cities in Sri Lanka, and houses some of the best hotels in the island.
There are many sites in Kandy that attracts and draws tourists in. They vary from cultural and religious significance to the history and beauty, the Kandyan Kingdom offers.

Most inte...

The 9 arch bridge
The 9 arch bridge
December 13, 2018

If you are planning to visit Sri Lanka and love hiking, then Ella should definitely be on your bucket list. Being a major tourist spot in Sri Lanka, Ella offers breathtaking views and great hikes for tourists.

The nine arch bridge, located between Ella and Demodara stations is one of the most unique attractions in Sri Lanka. The bridge with its beautiful nine arches, was built pur...

Intriguing Jaffna
Intriguing Jaffna
December 20, 2018

Home to Sri Lankan Tamil culture, Jaffna is one of the most rewarding places to visit in Sri Lanka. From the imposing Hindu temples to the stretches of scenic coastline, Jaffna offers many interesting places for curious travelers.


Following are some of the most intriguing places in Jaffna:


Jaffna Fort

Built using cut blocks of coral that can be clearly seen in the blocks; the Jaffna fort is the second largest Dutch fort in Sri...

World's End Sri Lanka
World's End Sri Lanka
December 27, 2018

One of the most exhilarating adventures Sri Lanka offers is the World’s End at Horton Plains National Park, Nuwara Eliya. The park itself is a spectacular view with its montane grassland and cloud forest; however, the sheer cliff with a drop of 4000ft at the end of th...

The Sri Lankan Culture
The Sri Lankan Culture
January 03, 2019

The culture of Sri Lanka is distinctive and contributes to the identity of the country. With religion playing an important role in molding the customs and traditions of Sri Lanka, the country’s close connectivity with neighboring India and the colonization by the Portuguese, the Dutch and the British has brought forth a burst of colorful cultural diversity.

Having customs and rituals passed down from generation to generation for more than 2000 years, Sri Lanka has become one of the main tourist attractions, popular f...

Thai Pongal Celebrations In Sri Lanka
Thai Pongal Celebrations In Sri Lanka
January 14, 2019

One of the most cherished festivities celebrated by the Sri Lankan Tamils; this year’s Thai Pongal lands on the 15th of January, marking it the first day of the month of Thai on the Tamil traditional calendar. Thai Pongal is a thanksgiving ceremony where the farmers show gratitud...

7 Best things to do in Nuwara Eliya
7 Best things to do in Nuwara Eliya
January 18, 2019

Popularly known as the Little England of Sri Lanka, Nuwara Eliya is one of the most serene and must-visit places in the island. Located in the central highlands, the road that leads to Nuwara Eliya from Colombo via Kandy offers some of the most scenic and beautiful views of the country together with tea plantations, vegetable plots and green hills.

Nuwara Eliya gives off a British country village vibe with its pretty rose gardens, red telephone bo...