Tips For Visiting Sigiriya – The Lion Rock In Central Sri Lanka

Tips For Visiting Sigiriya – The Lion Rock In Central Sri Lanka

Sigiriya is one of Sri Lanka’s 7 World Heritage Sites and is found in the country’s Cultural Triangle, a stunning region stuffed full of sacred stupas and ancient temples, Sigiriya is dual-listed by UNESCO for both its natural…

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What To Do & Where To Stay In Sri Lanka

What To Do & Where To Stay In Sri Lanka

One of the things I love about Sri Lanka is the range of boutique villas, homely guesthouses and independent hotels that make your stay in Sri Lanka as wonderful as the sights you go to see…

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Sacred Sites & Safaris: Exploring The North Central Province Of Sri Lanka

Sacred Sites & Safaris: Exploring The North Central Province Of Sri Lanka

If you’re someone who likes to have it all on your holidays then we need to talk about Sri Lanka. In Sri Lanka you can indulge your every curiosity or whim; unleash your history geek…

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Riding The Rails In Sri Lanka

Riding The Rails In Sri Lanka

For 4 hours I have done nothing but stare out a window. Phone untouched, laptop unopened, dog-eared book disregarded. We are running low on water and haven’t packed suitable food provisions for this journey, which…

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Our 2 Week Itinerary For Sri Lanka

Our 2 Week Itinerary For Sri Lanka

This time last year I was spent two weeks travelling around Sri Lanka with a girlfriend. Knowing little about the country other than the snippets we uncovered online beforehand, we set off to see as much…

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How To Book A Good Guesthouse In Sri Lanka

How To Book A Good Guesthouse In Sri Lanka

Because I am a lady who enjoys the odd home comfort on her travels I take booking my accommodation very seriously. On my recent trip to Sri Lanka, however, it quickly became apparent that the…

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Leopards and Luxury On Safari In Yala National Park, Sri Lanka

Leopards and Luxury On Safari In Yala National Park, Sri Lanka

Those that know me know I do not camp. Only in rare, unavoidable circumstances do I succumb to a night sleeping close to nature and even then I will still be fearful of it. In…

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Tips For Train Travel in Sri Lanka

Tips For Train Travel in Sri Lanka

Until Sri Lanka I wouldn’t have considered myself much of a fan of rail journeys but the train ride between Kandy to Ella changed everything for me. It’s inspired more trips on tracks across Australia…

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Sri Lanka Highlights: Hiking Ella Rock

Sri Lanka Highlights: Hiking Ella Rock

The instructions seemed pretty clear on paper: follow the railway track, turn left at the bridge, head up. But we were stuck at the first hurdle. Assuming following the railway track meant we had to…

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First Impressions of Sri Lanka

First Impressions of Sri Lanka

“Good morning Madam.” “Good day.” “Madam, how are you?” As I walked through the village to a shaded garden I knew served sweet chai, everyone from the baker to the tuk tuk driver wished me…

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