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Best Beaches in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is not only well-known for its history and beautiful Central Highlands, but also it’s incredible beaches. The entire coast offers something for everyone. Whether you are looking for a resort-style holiday, a world-class surf trip or a quiet tranquil getaway, this island has something for you. Here is a list of some of the best beaches in Sri…

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Top 10 Things To Do in Sri Lanka

This special island off the coast of India is a country unlike any other that I have ever experienced. It is becoming an increasingly popular destination for travelers worldwide, due to all the fantastic things to do in Sri Lanka. I was completely blown away by it’s beauty and the genuine kindness of it’s people. That is a rarity these…

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Exploring Colombo – Things To Do

The capital city of Colombo should no doubt be your first port of call when arriving in Sri Lanka. I’m generally not a big city person but I’m glad we spent a couple of days here.Β  There are plenty of things to do in Colombo and we discovered some some real gems throughout the city. To experience the hustle and…

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Best Restaurants in Colombo

Colombo offers many different restaurant options, from local cuisine to Western and International, all ranging in price. I always prefer to stick to local cuisine when I visit a country and I recommend this throughout your trip to Sri Lanka. It’s much more affordable and of higher quality. However, if you have some time to kill and enjoy dining out,…

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Hiking Adam’s Peak, Sri Lanka

Adam’s Peak, also known as Sri Pada or “Sacred Footprint” is a 2,243 m (7,360 ft) mountain in the Central Highlands of Sri Lanka. It is a sacred pilgrimage for Sri Lankans and tourists alike. Most people begin the journey in the middle of the night and climb the 5400 steps to reach the top in time for a breathtaking…

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Top Activities – Ella, Sri Lanka

With so many things to do in Ella, it’s no wonder many travelers choose to stay here for several days. Nestled in the heart of the Central Highlands, Ella is surrounded by tea plantations, quaint local villages and beautiful hiking trails. This part of the country has a more authentic feel to it compared to the coastal towns. Enjoy the…

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Negombo Fish Market, Sri Lanka

This isn’t always on the top of people’s to-do list when visiting Sri Lanka but I think if you have the time it’s worth a visit the Negombo Fish Market. It’s an hour drive North of Colombo and just 20 mins from the airport, so it makes for an interesting last stop. I say last because, if you make this…

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Sri Lankan Chicken and Coconut Curry with Pol Sambol

It was my turn to host dinner last week and inspired by my travels to Sri Lanka, I put together a delicious spread using this Sri Lankan curry recipe with pol sambol, poppadoms, bean curry and rice! Pol Sambol (coconut sambol) is a traditional Sri Lankan accompaniment typically served with “Hoppers” for breakfast. But it’s so damn good it goes…

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The Land of Ceylon – Lipton’s Seat, Sri Lanka

A ride or hike up to Lipton’s Seat Sri Lanka from Ella is an absolute must! I have to admit we nearly bypassed this activity as the info we found online at the time was pretty rubbish and made it seem not worth the hassle – but take my advice – it absolutely is. Take a tuk-tuk or hike up…

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Take the Scenic Train – Ella to Hatton

Slow Train Sri Lanka – A Journey from Ella to Hatton The infamous train ride through Sri Lanka’s epic countryside is an absolute must. I hopped on the train from Ella and was taken on an insightful and almost magical journey through tea fields, mountainsides and local villages. The journey was about 7 hours to Hatton, my final destination. I…

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