Category: Travel guide

Celebrating Sri Lankan New Year

When the cuckoo (Asian Koel) starts singing its mating call, all Sri Lankans know that the New Year is near. For most Sri Lankans the 1st of January may be the dawn of the new calendar year but the real…

Perfect places to get married in Sri Lanka

He’s dropped the knee and popped the big question and you’ve said “yes”! Now it’s time to figure out where  you’ll say your “I do’s”! Sri Lanka is a well known holiday destination and with peace and economic growth in…

10 ideal souvenirs from Sri Lanka

When you’re visiting a new country on holiday, your number one priority is to take in as much of the culture, the attractions and adventure that is available in that country. Of course you will try and document your holiday…

Which sim card to buy?

Buying local SIM card can be a chore in many countries. Sri Lanka, however, makes it is as easy as deciding which brand name appeals to you the best! When you arrive in Sri Lanka and walk from your plane to immigration, it would…

Knuckles Mountain Range

Travel Guide to Knuckles Mountain Range

The Knuckles Mountain Range – so called because its rugged peaks resemble a set of knuckles on a clenched fist – sits in central Sri Lanka, within the district of Kandy and Matale. The entire mountain range spans over a…

Bundala National Park

Sri Lanka Travel Guide: Bundala National Park

Set sight on a plethora of colourful birdlife, and escape the crowds of Yala when you traverse the vast grounds of Bundala National Park… Meandering waterways, expansive lagoons and glittering sand dunes make up the landscape of Bundala National Park,…

A Guide to Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle

Sri Lanka’s famed cultural triangle is home to some of the world’s finest ancient monuments. The region of the cultural triangle starts from Kandy, and stretches up northwards to Anuradhapura and eastwards to Polonnaruwa. The ancient capital of Anuradhapura contains…

Travel Guide: A Cultural Discovery of Mihintale

Mihintale, a mountain peak located near Anuradhapura, is a pilgrimage site visited by many. Home to religious monuments and ruins, it is believed to be the site whereby King Devanampiyatissa had his first encounter with the son of Emperor Ashoka of India,…