Tag: backpacking sri lanka

Exploring Sri Lanka’s Capital: 10 Things to Do in Colombo

Exploring Sri Lanka’s Capital: 10 Things to Do in Colombo

Colombo is Sri Lanka’s bustling capital city. Although commonly overlooked by travelers in search of more romantic beach or mountain destinations, Colombo has much to offer the curious traveler. I suggest starting your trip off here to adjust to the country, understand the customs, and […]

Exploring the Ancient City of Polonnaruwa

Exploring the Ancient City of Polonnaruwa

After exploring Sri Lanka’s bustling cities, tranquil beaches and busy mountain towns, we were eager to see another side of Sri Lanka: the ancient cities and ruins. We planned two nights in Polonnaruwa, one of the main cities in the Cultural Triangle (along with Anuradhapura […]

Tangalle, Sri Lanka’s Secret Beach Paradise

Tangalle, Sri Lanka’s Secret Beach Paradise

Slip into a hammock, crack open a book, and just watch the days go past while sunsets break the clouds apart and make you gasp with wonder. I can not say enough about Tangalle. Of all the places we visited in Sri Lanka during our two-week […]

How to Prepare for a Trip to Sri Lanka

How to Prepare for a Trip to Sri Lanka

With the aim to be as off-the-beaten-path as possible, we are jetting off to Sri Lanka for the holidays! I am restless with the travel bug – but really, when am I not? This time my family and I weighed up the pros and cons of […]