Sri Lanka

Why Nuwara Eliya Is Our Favorite Hill Town in Sri Lanka

Why Nuwara Eliya Is Our Favorite Hill Town in Sri Lanka

Nuwara Eliya is often frequented by the local travelers for its climate. To Sri Lankans, Nuwara Eliya is a cold, sleepy beautiful town. It’s relatively less popular among foreign travelers compared to other hill stations in Sri Lanka, again for the same reason. Climate. It’s […]

Our Top “Sri Lanka by Train” Moments – Part One

Our Top “Sri Lanka by Train” Moments – Part One

Think of green vistas sweeping away as you peep your head out of the train window. Think of jungle-clad mountains, endless tea plantations and bada iringu (corn on the cob) uncles who make their way through crowded coaches. It’s no secret that we love travelling […]

Things to See and Do in Ella, Sri Lanka: A Travel Guide

Things to See and Do in Ella, Sri Lanka: A Travel Guide

Ella is a small town in Sri Lanka’s hill country with a dry, mild climate. Ella, Sri Lanka has a relaxing vibe, and over the years, it has become one of Sri Lanka’s top tourist hubs. So popular that almost everyone who visits Sri Lanka […]

Bed & Bicycle Hostel: A Quirky Modern Backpack Hostel in Mount Lavinia

Bed & Bicycle Hostel: A Quirky Modern Backpack Hostel in Mount Lavinia

Our experience and things to know about Bed & Bicycle Hostel The twinkle lights downstairs add a little magical touch to the hostel premises. Having just had two beef samosas and chicken rolls from a roadside shop nearby, we are back in Bed & Bicycle Hostel […]

Things to Do in Mirissa, Sri Lanka: A Travel Guide

Things to Do in Mirissa, Sri Lanka: A Travel Guide

A few weeks ago, we explored Mirissa with Hangover Hostels. Mirissa is a small village in Sri Lanka’s South Coast which became a hub for surfers and all sorts of tourists looking for some beach fun. We absolutely loved our time in Mirissa. There are […]

20 Photos That Will Inspire You to Visit Kumana National Park

20 Photos That Will Inspire You to Visit Kumana National Park

As I was sitting on a Panama-Colombo bus at the Pottuvil bus stand, browsing my phone, waiting for Nathan to come back from his dinner-searching trip, I was given a lens cap and a floppy hat. “The cap,” says the person standing in front of […]

Five Ways to be a Sustainable Traveler in Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka

Five Ways to be a Sustainable Traveler in Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka

We had arrived in Arugam Bay after two bus journeys from Colombo and a short tuk-tuk ride. Getting to this East Coast paradise is quite a caveat if you use public transport but, as soon as we came to our eco-friendly beach hut, the sun […]

What Do Travelers Love the Most about Sri Lanka?

What Do Travelers Love the Most about Sri Lanka?

What do travelers love the most about Sri Lanka? Is it those picture-perfect sandy beaches? Mountain views? Sri Lankan food? Or the island’s people?

Two Days at Elements Beach & Nature Resort in Kappalady

Two Days at Elements Beach & Nature Resort in Kappalady

Elements Beach & Nature Resort is a beach hotel in Kappalady, Kalpitiya. It is one of the best kitesurfing spots in Sri Lanka.

Habarana: An Evening Safari at Kaudulla National Park

Habarana: An Evening Safari at Kaudulla National Park

In December, 2007, we went on a safari at Kaudulla National Park. It was one of the most surreal experiences in our lives.

On Jaffna, the Long-Lost Home and the Sweetest Plain Tea at Karaitivu

On Jaffna, the Long-Lost Home and the Sweetest Plain Tea at Karaitivu

That one weekend we boarded the train, and went all the way to Jaffna for a mini fam trip.

Colombo: Discovering the Beautiful Homestay Mahasen by Foozoo

Colombo: Discovering the Beautiful Homestay Mahasen by Foozoo

Mahasen by Foozoo is a cute little bed and breakfast in a quiet residential lane in Colombo. With quirky design and homely vibe, it’s our new favourite place in Colombo.