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How to Plan a Cheap Vacation in Sri Lanka

For decades the beauty of Sri Lanka was clouded by civil war. The bloody conflict, which ended in 2009, kept the country and its pristine beaches, spectacular temples and ruins out... Read More

Travel Post by Beers and Beans on the 26-05-15


Discover the beauty of Sri Lanka with these Photos

We’ve had the privilege of visiting Sri Lanka twice. In 2010 we fell in love with the country spending a month traveling around by trains, local buses and tuk tuk drivers.... Read More

Travel Post by ThePlanetD on the 30-03-15


A Budget Traveller’s Guide to Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka. Empty beaches and crowded cities. Terraced tea plantations and wild jungles. Elephants and leopards, whales and monkeys, friendly people and incredible food. Ignored by travellers during two decades... Read More

Travel Post by Whats Dave Doing? on the 02-10-14


Great Service Remembered, A Tuk Tuk Driver Delivers and Rewards for You!

If you’ve been following along the past few weeks, you’ll see that we’ve been talking a lot about service and American Express. Service is an important part of making the travel... Read More

Travel Post by ThePlanetD on the 05-12-13


Destination Travel Guide: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is known as the “Pearl of the Indian Ocean” because of its location, but the rest can be attributed to its natural splendor. We hope to plan a... Read More

Travel Post by PhotoFly Travel Club on the 28-08-13


Best things to do in August 2013

This month we’ve got a great collection of festivals for you to choose from: an unusual tooth-based parade, the world’s most prestigious side event in the Edinburgh Fringe, the best... Read More

Travel Post by The Indie Travel Podcast on the 17-07-13


Under a Hanging Hibiscus

A few hours flying and within minutes of leaving the airport we’re sweating. Molly now finding places sweating that she never thought possible! “My toes are sweating” she says. I chuckle.... Read More

Travel Post by Muni & Mollys Travel Blog on the 28-04-13


PHOTO: Countryside Convenience Store in Sri Lanka

Countryside Convenience Store in Sri Lanka Whatever country you visit, there will always come a time when you need to visit the local convenience store. This particular little kiosk was in Sri... Read More

Travel Post by Migrationology on the 19-04-13


Best things to do in March 2013

Holi and Easter in the same month? Las Fallas? St Patricks Day? Liver failure?! Oh well, there’s always the sheeps’ testicles. Wildfoods Festival Hokitika, New Zealand: March 9 If you’ve never tasted a... Read More

Travel Post by The Indie Travel Podcast on the 20-02-13


Image: Hugging an Elephant in Sri Lanka

I went for a morning walk through the small village of Sigirya in central Sri Lanka and stumbled upon a young mahout who was washing his elephant in the local... Read More

Travel Post by The Travel Project on the 08-01-13


I Got Dumped By Mirissa in Sri Lanka

 I got dumped by Mirissa!It all started on one fine day whilst standing waist deep in the picture perfect waters of Mirissa Bay in southern Sri Lanka. I was declaring... Read More

Travel Post by The Travel Project on the 20-04-12


The Place Where Butterflies Come to Die, Sri Pada

Legend would have you believe that this is the place where butterflies come to die. Whilst devout Buddhists believe that this is the site that Buddha himself ventured forth into... Read More

Travel Post by The Travel Project on the 17-02-12


Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic {Photo Junket}

Boom!         Boom!         Boom!         This was no enticing drum sound to woo me deep into the bowel of the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic; no, this was a command to... Read More

Travel Post by The Travel Project on the 18-01-12


Bathing the Elephants in Sri Lanka

There have been a few times in all the years that I have travelled and all the countries that I have visited that I have truly had an experience that... Read More

Travel Post by The Travel Project on the 14-01-12


The Lion Fortress of Sigiriya {Photo Junket}

 If you squint you will see a giant lion entangled in the encroaching jungle, overlooking the Hill Country to the south and protecting the central table of Sri Lanka. If... Read More

Travel Post by The Travel Project on the 13-12-11


Pawing Lion Fortress

Standing upon the top of the Lion Fortress or Sigiriya Rock as it is known by the Sri Lankans, will make you think of two things: Firstly it will convince you... Read More

Travel Post by The Travel Project on the 12-12-11


Review of The White House Guesthouse, Delhouse – Adam’s Peak

The White House Guest House in Sri Lanka is idyllically located under the shadow of the Sri Pada (Adam’s Peak) and in my opinion, the friendliest and best valued guesthouse in... Read More

Travel Post by The Travel Project on the 07-12-11


Review of Saubagya Inn in Anuradhapura

To be honest Anuradhapura accommodation isn’t cheap and Niki and I struggled to find anything under 2000rp per night. We ended up settling on the Saubagya Inn, which at the time... Read More

Travel Post by The Travel Project on the 06-12-11


Ancient Ruins of Anuradhapura {Photo Junket}

 As the soles of your feet touch the soft earth, the whimsical smoke from the sweet burning incense floats through the air around you and the soft murmurs of prayers... Read More

Travel Post by The Travel Project on the 05-12-11


Review of Mount Lavinia Guest House, Sri Lanka

Finding a descent guesthouse in Colombo is a bit of a hit and miss affair from all the pre-research Niki and I looked at. Eventually after being recommended Mount Lavinia Guest... Read More

Travel Post by The Travel Project on the 05-12-11


Colombo to Anuradhapura by Train

Burnt out train wrecks from a war not long forgotten, butterflies and birds of intense blues and reds, cattle feeding in the fields of green and friendly waves from local villagers... Read More

Travel Post by The Travel Project on the 05-12-11


This is Colombo

Do you ever meet some people along your travels and think “what the hell are you thinking?” Take for instance the man I met on-board a train bound for Colombo today. Choosing... Read More

Travel Post by The Travel Project on the 29-11-11


{New Blog Series} India and Sri Lanka: The Search for the Forgotten Tree

I could think of no better way to start this exciting post than with something Niki just said to me. “Peter I want you to take note of this quote from... Read More

Travel Post by The Travel Project on the 25-10-11