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Explore Sri Lanka by Rail
Explore Sri Lanka by Rail
April 26, 2019

The train ride in Sri Lanka can easily be identified as one of the best in the world, and is a main highlight in the country. The railways was first built by the British in 1864 as an arrangement to transport coffee and tea from the Hill Country to Colombo. Today the Sri Lankan railway is a complex and efficient network that takes cargo an...

Why Visit Sri Lanka?
Why Visit Sri Lanka?
May 31, 2019

If you’re looking for a country to spend your well-deserved holiday in, then Sri Lanka should definitely be at the top of your list. Be it a romantic getaway, a family adventure or a backpack trip, Sri Lanka is the perfect destination as it offers so much for so little.

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Colombo
Colombo
June 20, 2019

With a population close to one million, Colombo is by far the most developed and largest city in the country. Known to be the political and commercial hub of Sri Lanka, Colombo makes for an excellent start – or finish for a tour, and still lives up to its 19th century “garden city of the east” moni...

Dehiwala Zoo
Dehiwala Zoo
July 05, 2019

As one of the oldest zoological gardens in Asia, the Dehiwala National Zoo has an extensive collection of both indigenous and exotic animal and birdlife. Opened in the early years of the 20th Century, the zoo was at first more focused on entertainment and satisfying public curiosity rather than conservation. However, over the years, the Dehiwala Zoo has become a pioneer of the open zoo concept in Asia, and has been realized a...

Meemure – The Hidden Village
Meemure – The Hidden Village
July 18, 2019

Getting its name from the many surrounding “Mee” trees, this quaint little village is by all means sheltered and near isolated from the outside world. With no means of mobile or data connectivity, Meemure is a secluded paradise made up of cool natural pools, towering mountains, fabulous wat...

Tangalle
Tangalle
July 29, 2019

Located on one of the largest bays in Sri Lanka, Tangalle is a lazy fishing town in the Hambantota District and is often the gateway to the many wide-open beaches of South-East Sri Lanka. With its beautiful palm fringed bay and soft turquoise waters, the city makes for an excellent beach stop, and presents its visitors with a few interesting things to do.

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Old Colombo Dutch Hospital
Old Colombo Dutch Hospital
August 01, 2019

Dating back to the early 1600’s the Old Colombo Dutch Hospital served as a top-end hospice for the soldiers and personnel of the then Dutch East India Company. Today the beautiful colonial era building is one of the oldest structures in Colombo, and has been refurbished into its o...