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SRI LANKA ON A BUDGET | 1 Month for Under $500

The island of Sri Lanka is fast becoming one of the most popular destinations for a budget backpacking trip in Southeast Asia. It is a beautiful island with tonnes of golden beaches, quaint coastal towns and stunning mountain scenery. As well as being a brilliant...

COCONUT TREE HILL Mirissa, Sri Lanka

Coconut Tree Hill Mirissa is a landscape like no other. On a small peninsula, a palm tree forest that overlooks the ocean has grown up from the red soil. Its unique beauty has made it famous across Instagram and has made it one of the must visit locations in Sri...

SECRET BEACH MIRISSA | Sri Lanka’s Hidden Gem

Mirissa was our absolute favourite town on the south coast of Sri Lanka. There were so many awesome spots to hang out at and catch the sunset. Coconut Tree Hill, Mirissa Beach and Parrot Rock all made for an epic few days down here. On top of all that good stuff,...

DALAWELLA BEACH | The Best Beach in Sri Lanka

On the south coast of Sri Lanka, just a few minutes away from Unawatuna you will find Dalawella Beach. This absolutely awesome spot may just be the best beach in the whole country. Check out why we think it deserves the title! Sri Lanka is blessed with mile after mile...

Sri Lanka 3 Week Itinerary | Ultimate Guide

Planning your trip around Sri Lanka? We’ve got you covered. Our Sri Lanka 3 week itinerary is the ultimate guide for your trip. There is so much to see and do here and you are able to squeeze in an incredible amount of exploring in just 3 weeks in Sri Lanka. Follow...

6 Best Beaches in Sri Lanka (with Map & Photos)

The island of Sri Lanka is packed full of beautiful beaches. After spending a month exploring here, we compiled a list of what we think are the 6 best beaches in Sri Lanka. We have also put together a map of Sri Lanka beaches to help you plan your travels and make the...

9 Amazing Places to Visit in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

In the northeast corner of Sri Lanka is the port town of Trincomalee. It is a bit of a mission to make your way up here but the time spent travelling is well worth it. There are loads of great places to visit in Trincomalee and lots of awesome things to do. If you...

Kumana National Park Safari | DIY

Our Kumana National Park safari was one of the best experiences in our whole Sri Lanka trip and probably of any of our travels anywhere. We did it a little differently and planned a DIY experience on a scooter rather than through a tour. This was amazing! Exploring on...

Pidurangala Rock Hike | The Best Way to See Sigiriya Rock

Sigiriya Rock (Lion Rock), an ancient fortress, is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Sri Lanka. People come to see this crazy 660-foot rock that juts out of the ground and dominates the skyline. Our trip here taught us that it is actually the Pidurangala...

7 EPIC THINGS TO DO IN ARUGAM BAY, Sri Lanka

There are so many epic things to do in Arugam Bay. Located on the east coast of Sri Lanka, it is one of the most popular surf destinations in the country. After spending a few days here, its charm and appeal was easy to see. More than the funky places to eat and...

10 Things You Should Know About The Ella To Kandy Train, Sri Lanka

The scenic Ella to Kandy mountain train ride should be the number one, do-not-miss activity on your trip to Sri Lanka. This stunning train journey winds through the hill country and the tea fields right through the heart of Sri Lanka. Your 7 hours on the train will...

8 Foods You Must Eat in Sri Lanka

Before traveling to Sri Lanka I had no idea what type of foods would be available. I naively assumed that it would be the exact same as Indian food. Although curry, rotti and poppadums are readily available, similar to India, there are so many other foods you must eat...

9 Amazing Things To Do In Ella, Sri Lanka

It’s time to visit the beautiful mountains of Sri Lanka. This amazing little town, nestled amongst the tea fields, is home to some of the most incredible mountain views. The scenes from the top of Little Adam’s Peak and Ella Rock are breathtaking. It is also home to...

Yala National Park | Everything You Need to Know

Yala National Park is the main safari destination in Sri Lanka, as it offers you the best chance to witness a vast array of wildlife all in one place. The big draw for Yala is its population of leopards. The chance of seeing these big cats is one of the main reasons...

Hiriketiya Beach | 8 Awesome Things to Do

Hiriketiya Beach is one of the places we had heard least about when we were planning our 3 week trip around Sri Lanka. I wouldn’t quite call it the hidden gem of the south coast, as it is growing in popularity, but it’s not too far off it. The neighboring town,...

Top 7 Things to Do in Mirissa, Sri Lanka

At the heart of Sri Lanka’s south coast, Mirissa is an incredible beach destination that shouldn’t be missed. Beautiful beaches, awesome sunset spots and endless great places to eat made it our favourite place in southern Sri Lanka. There are so many amazing things to...

Best Things to Do in Unawatuna, Sri Lanka

Unawatuna is one of the most popular areas for tourists to visit on Sri Lanka’s South Coast. Its beautiful, palm tree lined beaches, ocean reefs and friendly local community all combine to make an incredibly worthy destination for your Sri Lankan itinerary. Based on...