Sri Lanka

Don't Miss Sunrise at Lipton Seat, Haputale

Don't Miss Sunrise at Lipton Seat, Haputale

Haputale is one of our favourite places in Sri Lanka. Catching a sunrise at Lipton Seat, followed by an easy amble through the tea plantations afterwards is the best way to start your day there. Here’s our guide to making the most of your trip to Lipton Seat.

Is a full day Yala Safari worth it?

Is a full day Yala Safari worth it?

Visiting Yala National Park is a highlight of many people’s trip to Sri Lanka. But should you do a full day or half day Yala safari? We share our thoughts on our full day safari experience.

7 of the best things to do in Kandy

7 of the best things to do in Kandy

Pretty much everyone stops in Kandy on their way from Colombo to the Hill Country. Whilst we don’t think it will blow you away, there are enough things to keep you busy for a few days. Here are our thoughts on the best things to do in Kandy.

15 of the best places to visit in Sri Lanka that will inspire you

15 of the best places to visit in Sri Lanka that will inspire you

Sri Lanka might be small but the rewards when travelling around this country are huge. It has it all, stunning beaches, lush green jungle, tea plantations galore and fascinating culture. Here are the best places to visit and things to do in Sri Lanka.

Why June is the best time to visit Sri Lanka

Why June is the best time to visit Sri Lanka

Working out the best time to visit Sri Lanka can be confusing . We took a gamble on June and it turned out to be the best decision we could have made. Here’s why we think the best time to go to Sri Lanka is June.

The perfect 2 week Sri Lanka itinerary

The perfect 2 week Sri Lanka itinerary

Sri Lanka has so many amazing things to do, it can be hard to work out what to see in just two weeks. If you’re looking for beaches, jungle, culture, wildlife and tea plantations, we have you covered in our perfect 2 week Sri Lanka itinerary.

The most Instagrammable places in Sri Lanka

The most Instagrammable places in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is quickly becoming an Instagrammer’s favourite. Whether you’re looking for palm tree rope swings, gorgeous tea plantations or that epic coconut patch, we have you covered in our guide to the most Instagrammable spots in Sri Lanka.

The palm tree rope swings of Sri Lanka

The palm tree rope swings of Sri Lanka

How to find the famous palm tree rope swing at Dalawella Beach, the cost and best time to visit. Plus a few others you’ll want to check out.

Hiking up Pidurangala Rock for sunrise, Sigiriya

Hiking up Pidurangala Rock for sunrise, Sigiriya

Hiking up to Pindurangala Rock for sunrise was one of our favourite experiences in Sri Lanka. Here’s everything you need to know about the hike, how hard it is and whether it is better than the hike at Sigiriya Rock.

The magical elephant gathering at Kaudulla

The magical elephant gathering at Kaudulla

The elephant gathering at Kaudulla National Park is one of the greatest wildlife spectacles in Asia. Here’s our experience visiting Kaudulla in July, at the height of the gathering.

Our favourite things to do Ella

Our favourite things to do Ella

Ella is one of the most popular places to visit in Sri Lanka. It’s not quite the quiet mountain town we were expecting but it’s still a very beautiful spot. Here are our favourite things to do in Ella.

Nine Arch Bridge Ella viewpoints to get that perfect shot

Nine Arch Bridge Ella viewpoints to get that perfect shot

Nine Arch Bridge is one of the most popular spots in Ella. Getting those classic photos takes a bit of planning but we’ve got you covered in our guide to the best Nine Arch Bridge viewpoints.

The best things to do in Haputale, Sri Lanka

The best things to do in Haputale, Sri Lanka

Haputale has so much to offer and was our favourite place in the Hill Country of Sri Lanka. If you’re looking for somewhere quiet and peaceful with great walking tracks and tea plantation views this is the place for you. Here are the best things to do in Haputale, Sri Lanka.

Idalgashinna to Haputale Railway Walk

Idalgashinna to Haputale Railway Walk

The Idalgashinna to Haputale railway walk is one of the best things to do in Haputale. It is a great opportunity to get out and see some incredible views without the need for a guide. We walked a slightly different version to the traditional station to station route, and outline our experience here.

The best things to do in Mirissa Beach & the South Coast of Sri Lanka

The best things to do in Mirissa Beach & the South Coast of Sri Lanka

Whilst it may not get the attention of the Hill Country and the Cultural Triangle, Mirissa Beach and the South Coast has a lot to offer. Here are our thoughts on the best things to do in Mirissa and the South Coast of Sri Lanka.

Best things to do in Unawatuna, Sri Lanka

Best things to do in Unawatuna, Sri Lanka

Unawatuna is one of the most popular places on the Sri Lankan South Coast and has plenty of things to keep you busy. Here’s our guide to the best things to do in Unawatuna.

8 things no one tells you about the Kandy to Ella train

8 things no one tells you about the Kandy to Ella train

The Kandy to Ella train is the most beautiful train journey in Sri Lanka. You’ve seen the pictures on Instagram, and it looks completely peaceful and serene. But the reality might not be quite what you are expecting. Here’s 8 things that no one tells you about the Kandy to Ella train.

Places to visit in Nuwara Eliya when it rains

Places to visit in Nuwara Eliya when it rains

Nuwara Eliya sits at 1900m above sea level and has a refreshingly cool climate. However, it also has a lot of rain. In fact, it didn’t stop raining for the entire three days we were there. Here are our tips on the places to visit and things to do in Nuwara Eliya when it rains.