SRI LANKA

DAY TRIP TO MIRISSA

Located in the South of Sri Lanka, Mirissa is not only a surfer's paradise but also a calm, beautiful and palm-tree covered oasis which is bound to please every travellers wish. We drove to Mirissa from Dalawella with our driver Disa and made a couple of stops along...

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DALAWELLA | SRI LANKA

Orange and teal is what the Southern province of Sri Lanka is all about. And if you are a fan of palm trees, wild nature, good food and happy hours on the beach - this is where you'll want to stay forever. Or at least for a week or two.  WHERE TO STAYWe only...

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THE GALLE FORT

Galle was only a 45 minute tuktuk ride from Dalawella and we decided to spend the day there exploring the Galle fort as well as the newer part of the city. Galle is a beautiful and historical city which reached the height of its development in the 18th century, during...

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24 HOURS IN KANDY

THE CITYGetting from the train station to our hotel was crowded, loud and hot - Kandy is the second biggest city in Sri Lanka and you won't experience a peaceful and serene time here unless you choose to visit places a bit further out, or up. We only spent a day here...

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NUWARA ELIYA | TEA PLANTATION

SRI LANKA AND TEASri Lanka is the world's fourth-largest producer of tea. Tea production is one of the main sources of foreign exchange for Sri Lanka and it employs, directly or indirectly, over 1 million people. We took the train from Ella to Nuwara Eliya and only...

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2 DAYS IN SIGIRIYA

Are you considering spending 2 days in Sigiriya and want to know what we got up to during our stay there? Even though the main attraction here is the Lion Rock, I recommend you hike up a different rock - which one? Read below!  1. WHERE TO STAYWe booked Sigiriya...

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TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN ELLA

1. NINE ARCHES BRIDGE & BEST PHOTO SPOTS The top thing to do here may not come as a surpirse, the Nine Arches Bridge. It is just as beautiful in real life as all the pictures you've been seeing online. We spent about 3 hours at this lovely place. A tip I believe...

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UDAWALAWE ELEPHANT SAFARI

If tea fields, beaches and amazing railway tracks still haven't convinced you to visit Sri Lanka, then I am certain an elephant safari will. Udawalawe National Park is smaller than it's competitor Yala, but after having heard from the locals that Yala has been...

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VIDEO FROM TWO WEEKS IN SRI LANKA