Sri Lanka

Best of Sri Lanka Guide- Destinations and Top Travel Tips According to Professional Travelers

Best of Sri Lanka Guide- Destinations and Top Travel Tips According to Professional Travelers

Sri Lanka, known as the Pearl of the Orient, is one of the most diverse and unique travel destinations in the world. We took the top destinations recommended by twenty-four…
What Made Sri Lanka Our Best Trip Yet: Adventure, Luxury, and Baby Elephants

What Made Sri Lanka Our Best Trip Yet: Adventure, Luxury, and Baby Elephants

There is one question we always get asked. What is the best vacation you have ever been on? Going on safari in Sri Lanka stands out above the others because…
Pidurangala Rock Sri Lanka - Why You Have to Hike It

Pidurangala Rock Sri Lanka - Why You Have to Hike It

Pidurangala Rock mirrors the more famous and popular Sigiriya Rock in so many ways. They are both volcanic hills rising out of the Sri Lankan jungle richly steeped in history.…
Hikkaduwa Sri Lanka: the Good, the Meh, and the Ugly

Hikkaduwa Sri Lanka: the Good, the Meh, and the Ugly

Hikkaduwa Sri Lanka is a beach city about two hours south of Colombo. Every year, more tourists come to Hikkaduwa and the industry is thriving. There is plenty to do…
Sri Lanka Safari: How Ecotourism is Saving Wild Elephants

Sri Lanka Safari: How Ecotourism is Saving Wild Elephants

Going on a Sri Lanka safari is more than an opportunity to see wild animals, it’s a means to preserve them. During the early 19th century growth and industrialization forced…
Ibbankatuwa Megalithic Tombs

Ibbankatuwa Megalithic Tombs

In 2017, Sri Lanka opened the recently discovered Ibbankatuwa Megalithic Tombs archaeological site for tourism. Located near Dambulla, what makes Ibbankatuwa special is that it is still an active archeological…
Dambulla Cave Temples - Ten Things You Need to Know Before Visiting

Dambulla Cave Temples - Ten Things You Need to Know Before Visiting

As you might guess, a 2000 year old operating temple that is being built up as a tourist attraction in a far off land, like Sri Lanka, might have special…
The Rise and Fall of Polonnaruwa: A Curious Case for Climate Change

The Rise and Fall of Polonnaruwa: A Curious Case for Climate Change

Polonnaruwa was the royal capital of Sri Lanka from 1070 CE to 1310 CE. These fantastic ruins became a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1982, and is a popular cultural…
Ethical Tourism in Sri Lanka - Can It Really Be Used For Social Good?

Ethical Tourism in Sri Lanka - Can It Really Be Used For Social Good?

Can the ethical tourism really be used as a force for good in Sri Lanka? Can leisure travel fight issues like poverty and inequality? Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you…
How to Find The Best Ayurveda in Sri Lanka

How to Find The Best Ayurveda in Sri Lanka

Ayurveda in Sri Lanka dates back thousands of years. It is an ancient practice of health and wellness that has gained significant attention as tourism explodes in Sri Lanka. With…
Secrets of Sigiriya Rock: Holy Temple or Pleasure Palace?

Secrets of Sigiriya Rock: Holy Temple or Pleasure Palace?

Could it be that Sigiriya is actually Alakamandava, the legendary city of the gods from Sri Lankan folklore? I’ll present the clues as I saw them, and let imagination and…
Homeless in Sri Lanka

Homeless in Sri Lanka

Not quite two years ago, we started blogging and now we have quit our jobs, vacated our house, disposed all our possessions, and now we are heading to Asia.

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