Spectacular sunsets, golden sand powder, delectable sea-food platter and a crystal blue Indian Ocean are some of the words that come to mind, when you think of Sri Lanka.
However, once you have scratched the surface of this island country, take a train ride from Colombo, the state capital to the lesser known regions of Sri Lanka and be ready to be blown away by the surprises thrown at you.
So go now, and take my list of the indulgent yet immersive list of 5 reasons to add a train journey to your Sri Lanka itinerary…
Continue reading 5 Reasons to Travel by Train in Sri Lanka
Article originally posted by Barbara of Jet-Settera, one of my fellow travel bloggers during a promotional tour with the Sri Lankan Tourism Board.
Continue reading Luxury Colombo City Guide
There is some truly mouthwatering cuisine to be enjoyed amidst the ever growing restaurant scene in Colombo. From a diverse fanfare of international favourites to Sri Lanka’s specialty of rice and curry (both traditional and fusion), there’s something to stimulate everyone’s senses in the city.
As an enthusiastic advocate of curry for breakfast, lunch and dinner, its my pleasure to introduce my tried and tested ‘go to’ destinations to enjoy the wonders of Sri Lankan food in Colombo. Continue reading Where to Eat Sri Lankan Food in Colombo
Tuk tuks, (also known as rickshaws, trishaws, three-wheelers) are ubiquitous across Sri Lanka in a multitude of colour, in fact, you’ll rarely walk far anywhere without being approached by a driver, especially in Colombo.
They’re nimble in traffic, convenient to hop in and out at your leisure and for first time visitors, provide novelty ‘edge of seat’ entertainment on open air ground level- a true multi-sensory experience if there ever was one!
Continue reading The Ultimate Tuk Tuk Survival Guide in Sri Lanka
There’s no better way to experience Sri Lanka than with a dash (however much is up to you!) of exposure and experience within the local community. From travelling on public transport to buying from corner shops to support the local economy, your time in Sri Lanka will no doubt be enhanced with more smiles and memories if you embrace the true nature of the country.
To help along the way, here are my top tips for jet-setters to experience the country with an infusion of local culture.
Continue reading How to Experience Sri Lanka Like a Local