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,…

Sigiriya ruins

Sights of Sigiriya: Must-see Sites for Culture Buffs

A gigantic granite peak protrudes from the dense jungles of Sigiriya. Chosen by King Kasyapa as the site for his new palace, he built an ornate fortress at the summit of the rock – one featuring enchanting gardens, stunning water features,…

Gal Viharaya Sri Lanka

7 Cultural Wonders of Polonnaruwa

Keep your eyes wide open, as you take in the wondrous sights of these seven cultural attractions in captivating Polonnaruwa! 1. GAL VIHARAYA The beautiful carvings of four different Buddha images etched onto a single, large slab of granite makes Gal…

Anuradhapura Attractions

Must-see Cultural Site in Anuradhapura

There are few cities as enthralling as Anuradhapura, one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka. A political and religious capital that prospered for 1,300 years, the city was abandoned after an invasion in 993. Dense jungles enveloped the area, hiding away the…

Pedlar's Inn Cafe Galle

Foodie Guide: Where to Eat in Galle

Hungry for a bite in Galle? Here’s a round up of some of the best dining spots in the city:  THAPROBAN Fresh seafood fare, a lovely beachfront setting and romantic ambience makes Thaproban a top choice for travellers looking for a…

Villa Pilana Galle

Spotlight: Villa Pilana

Your vacation will feel extra special when you reside in a well-restored colonial home nestled away in a quiet little village. Enveloped by emerald rice fields and swaying palms, the scenic surroundings of the villa possesses a serene charm. A short…

Seafood Mixed Grill

Foodie Guide: Where to Eat in Bentota

Surf’s up! Ride the waves at Bentota Beach, take a boat ride down Bentota River, paddle a canoe or go for a jet-skiing adventure – the options for fun-filled options are endless at Bentota. In between all these calorie-consuming activities,…