Introducing Sri Lanka- The Splendor of Sigiriya

Like Polonnaruwa, the ancient city of Sigiriya has made it onto the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites. Herein lie the supposed ancient ruins of a capital founded during the reign of King Kassapa I, who came to power through…

Introducing Sri Lanka- Picture Perfect Polonnaruwa

The Ancient City of Polonnaruwa is another of Sri Lanka’s 8 UNESCO World Heritage sites and also the second most ancient of Sri Lanka’s kingdoms. Polonnaruwa was chosen as the new capital after the destruction of Anuradhapura in 993 by the conquering…

Introducing Sri Lanka- Authentic Anuradhapura

Located 205km from Colombo, the city of Anuradhapura was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1982, and for good reason indeed. The city of Anuradhapura is believed to have been the capital of the Sinhalese from the 4th…

Introducing Sri Lanka- Kandy’s Empire

Located 115km to the east of Colombo and tucked away at an altitude of 500m, Kandy represents an ancient empire lost. Kandy served as the last capital of the last of the Sinhalese Kingdom, during the era of the ancient…

Introducing Sri Lanka- No paradise like Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya is located in Sri Lanka’s hill country, about 3 hours drive from to the east of Colombo. The city is located about 6000 feet above sea level, and enjoys a cool temperate climate. Rolling hills, gorgeous views and…

Introducing Sri Lanka- Getaway to Galle

Moving on to the Southern tip of Sri Lanka, we reach Galle, a historic gem and 4th largest city in Sri Lanka. Back in the olden days, Galle was the most important port on the island. Galle is divided into…

Introducing Sri Lanka- Captivating Colombo

Eager to explore Sri Lanka, but haven’t got a clue where to start? Our ‘Introducing Sri Lanka’ series will tell you what you need to know about Sri Lanka’s many fascinating regions. Most visitors would take their first step into…

Getting around: Transport in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka cannot exactly be considered an expansive stretch of land, but neither is it a tiny island. Getting around will take some considerable effort, and we’re here to tell you how. 1. By Car  In Sri Lanka, there is…