Hikkaduwa beach

Introducing Sri Lanka- Hip Hikkaduwa

Updated on 8/11/2017 by Ella Davis. Hikkaduwa’s popularity has been growing year on year, and it’s not hard to see why. This laid-back surf town is situated 17km north of Galle and is one of a series of beaches which attracts…

Introducing Sri Lanka- Tantalising Tangalle

Along the South Coast of Sri Lanka, 195km from Colombo lies the city of Tangalle, touted as one of the loveliest strips along the south coast. Some even call it Sri Lanka’s answer to paradise. This idyllic patch of paradise,…

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…