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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 […]

10 Sri Lankan Curry Dishes You Absolutely Have to Try in Sri Lanka

10 Sri Lankan Curry Dishes You Absolutely Have to Try in Sri Lanka

WARNING: This blog post will make you hungry. Best eaten by hand, rice & curry, in Sri Lanka is our staple meal. But don’t get fooled by the name. It isn’t only one curry as the name suggests. It’s usually three, or four….or ten. “TEN […]

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 […]

How We Find Time to Travel With Our Day Jobs

How We Find Time to Travel With Our Day Jobs

To many, travel is just a getaway to a luxurious hotel once in every twelve months. You work and work and work and finally fly or drive your car to a palace-like hotel because that’s happiness. And that’s okay. That’s completely okay. We travel differently. This […]

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 […]

Chiang Mai: Best Place to Visit in Thailand

Chiang Mai: Best Place to Visit in Thailand

This is a guest post written by Chole from GoGo Budget Travel. Chole shares her tips and recommendations about the best place to visit in Thailand.  What is the best place to visit in Thailand? When it comes to Thailand, what’s the first place you think […]

Preparing Sri Lankan Rice & Curry with Ecowave Travels

Preparing Sri Lankan Rice & Curry with Ecowave Travels

“So you don’t know how to cook rice & curry, and that’s why you are here?” The Australian guest who joined us for the cooking class with Ecowave asks me. In Sri Lanka, we eat rice & curry for breakfast. We eat it for lunch. […]