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Overview

Explore Colombo’s rich history with specialised walking tours of the city or partake in an enriching local cooking experience as you learn the secrets of Sri Lankan cuisine. Stroll through busy street markets or along Galle Face Green and try out local snacks like isso wade or discover the artsy side of this bustling city.

A Solo Guide for Travelling Around Sri Lanka on a Budget

A Solo Guide for Travelling Around Sri Lanka on a Budget

Sri Lanka is an ideal holiday destination for travellers on a budget, especially if you decide to fully immerse yourself in its culture. A solo sojourn to the country...

Bawa’s Sri Lanka: An Architectural Tour

Bawa’s Sri Lanka: An Architectural Tour

Geoffrey Bawa, the pioneer of Tropical Modernism, had a vision which greatly influenced architectural styles in Sri Lanka and other parts of the world...

24 Hours in Colombo – the Commercial Capital of Sri Lanka

24 Hours in Colombo – the Commercial Capital of Sri Lanka

Travelling on your own can be both intimidating and exhilarating, especially if you are surrounded by a completely unfamiliar environment and culture...

Four Sri Lankan Festivals That You Should Experience

Four Sri Lankan Festivals That You Should Experience

Festivals in Sri Lanka are a spectacle; the streets are bursting at the seams with a kaleidoscope of colour, sound, taste and smell. The regular hustle and bustle...

Four Religions & Four Places of Worship: A Day Tour of Colombo

Four Religions & Four Places of Worship: A Day Tour of Colombo

Everyone in Colombo is always on the go. The streets of the bustling city are bursting at the seams with action; tuk-tuks whiz by frantically trying to...

Eat, Pray, Love In Sri Lanka

Eat, Pray, Love In Sri Lanka

Eat, Pray, Love has become a sort of cult philosophy after Elizabeth Gilbert’s novel (and later the movie with Julia Roberts) with the same title. The main...

Travelling Solo? A Girl’s Guide to Travelling in Sri Lanka

Travelling Solo? A Girl’s Guide to Travelling in Sri Lanka

It’s definitely no secret that Sri Lanka is a backpacker’s paradise. The island’s small size along with its wide variety of activities on offer makes...

The Best Way To Travel Around Sri Lanka With Kids

The Best Way To Travel Around Sri Lanka With Kids

One of the main characteristics in the long list of things that makes Sri Lanka so amazing is that in spite of its small size, each region is...

Best Souvenirs To Buy From Sri Lanka

Best Souvenirs To Buy From Sri Lanka

Besides being extremely beautiful, Sri Lanka is full of life, sound, colours, traditions and delicious food. After your travels here, you’ll...

Food Adventures in Sri Lanka

Food Adventures in Sri Lanka

The best part about travelling to any country, has to be the exotic variety of food to try out – at least for foodies it might be! Sri Lanka’s local food caters...

Local Snacks your Kids will Love in Sri Lanka

Local Snacks your Kids will Love in Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka, you will find many unusual snacks, ranging from sweet yet spicy sesame rolls (thalaguli) to crunchy peanut brittle (pani kaju)...

Colombo Experiences with the Family

Colombo Experiences with the Family

There are many remote locations worth exploring in Sri Lanka, from the Balangoda caves to secret beaches along the southern coast. But sometimes, you just...

Best Ideas For A Date Night In Sri Lanka

Best Ideas For A Date Night In Sri Lanka

There are many ways to celebrate your love in an island like Sri Lanka, from romantic escapades over its waters to idyllic hilltops. Sri Lanka’s artistic...

5 Unique Ideas for a Proposal in Sri Lanka

5 Unique Ideas for a Proposal in Sri Lanka

Do you hear the chime of wedding bells in the near future? Is it time to pop the BIG question to your significant other? Before you drop down on one knee...

Exploring Sri Lanka’s Religious Places of Worship

Exploring Sri Lanka’s Religious Places of Worship

Sri Lanka is home to many different groups of people, and amongst them, there are four main religions being practiced. Every custom and religion in Sri Lanka...

Exotic Street Food to try in Colombo During Your Solo Adventure

Exotic Street Food to try in Colombo During Your Solo Adventure

The great thing about Sri Lankan food is that it’s so diverse. All the various influences from its multi-ethnic population intertwine as they create a unique cuisine...

7 Foods to Try on a Night Out

7 Foods to Try on a Night Out

Are you planning a night out in Colombo with your friends? What awaits you is an escapade for the ages. There’s a lot to see and do in Colombo, especially on...

7 Authentically Lankan Experiences

7 Authentically Lankan Experiences

Every country can safely call its own a plethora of ‘local experiences’—activities that are so unique to the country that most foreigners aren’t even aware...