What to pack for your Sri Lanka trip

Packing for Sri Lanka can be overwhelming, I know! Depending on which region and what time of the year you visit, your travel essentials will be different. The first time we went to the tea plantation region of Nuwara Eliya years ago, I remember it was quite chilly and found myself having to wear the same jacket every day because that’s all I had taken with me, thinking it was going to be tropical weather! #facepalm This year we visited…
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Bundala National Park in Sri Lanka – is it worth it?

When it comes to wildfire safaris in Sri Lanka, Bundala National Park is not as famous as Udawalawe or Yala, but it can be a rewarding experience to those who decide to give it a go despite not being a popular choice. Keep on reading to find out if this park would be a good option for you. About the park Bundala National Park is home of 197 species of migratory water birds in Sri Lanka and was designated as a biosphere reserve by…
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Tangalle (Sri Lanka) as a digital nomad destination

After a few months living in the USA, my husband and I decided to take one month off as digital nomads to work on our personal projects. After considering a few options, we quickly narrowed it down to Sri Lanka. We had visited back in 2013 and immediately fell in love with the beautiful landscapes, food and friendly people. We considered several towns but ultimately chose Tangalle, a fishing town in the south of Sri Lanka, to be our base…
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A guide to Tangalle, home to Sri Lanka’s most beautiful beaches

Golden sand. Emerald waters. Unspoilt beaches. These are some of the reasons we chose Tangalle for an awesome 20 days of beach bumming, yoga and Sri Lankan cuisine (and a bit of work). Having already visited Galle and Mirissa in the first week of our 1 month South Sri Lanka trip, we were looking forward to settling down in a quieter part of the South. Related Posts: Things to do in and around Galle, Top 5 things to do in…
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Top things to do in Mirissa (besides Secret Beach) – Sri Lanka

In recent years, Mirissa has become synonymous with Southern Sri Lanka as more travellers make their way here in search of a perfect beach. Although a small town, the whole area has positioned itself to serve the growing demand for international food, nightlife and other modern comforts. Here’s 5 things not to be missed! Top things to do in Mirissa COCONUT TREE HILL Starting from the east, we kicked off your day of exploration at a Coconut Tree Hill, a magnificent…
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Things to do in and around Galle – Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka will always be a special destination for us. Five years ago to the date, my husband and I have ventured out here on our first holiday together. Needless to say, our return after half a decade was one of excitement & reminiscences.  Our Sri Lanka Route This time around, being on a sabbatical, we were uncharacteristically generous with time. Our one month “grande aventure” in Sri Lanka was to start in Colombo’s Airport and lead us south toward…
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