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20 Photos That Will Inspire You To Visit Nuwara Eliya

20 Photos That Will Inspire You To Visit Nuwara Eliya

We’ve realized that we aren’t exactly travelers who hunt down the must-see places. Instead, we choose to casually wander around the streets. That’s perfectly fine because our morning tuk rides lead us to interesting corners, where there are picturesque moss-laden rocky paths and flowery fences. Our casual, […]

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 […]

Agra, 2017: Butter Chicken, Naan and Mughal Architecture

Agra, 2017: Butter Chicken, Naan and Mughal Architecture

Platform number 5. Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station. Purani Dilli. It was 7.30 AM in the morning. We had just gulped down two cups of masala chai for breakfast. Two hours later, a smooth train ride took us to Agra. As soon as we walked out […]

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?

Travelling to India from Sri Lanka? Here’s What You Need to Know

Travelling to India from Sri Lanka? Here’s What You Need to Know

Travelling with our busy uni and work schedules is pretty hard. We have a very limited time and we went to have the maximum use of it. So Nathan and I thought every year we’d take 2-3 week trips to somewhere abroad. So, Last October, we […]

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.