Why Sri Lanka is not called Ceylon anymore

Why is Sri Lanka not called Ceylon now?

Did you know that Sri Lanka was not always called Sri Lanka? Throughout history, people have given her so many names. Until 1972, she was called “Ceylon.” This is the most popular name out of many names that Sri Lanka used to be called in the past.

Collage of photos from Ambuluwawa tower in Sri Lanka. In the middle there is a photo of the Ambuluwawa tower. Surrounding it are photos of the breathtaking view from the tower.

Ambuluwawa-Sri Lanka’s Burj Khalifa

Do you want to see the beauty of Sri Lanka from above the clouds? Are you ready to conquer your fear of heights? Or maybe unlock fears that you didn’t have. Ambuluwawa awaits you…

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The Best street foods in Sri Lanka

When you walk the streets in Sri Lanka in the evening, you will hear a symphony of sounds made by the street vendors preparing delicious street food in Sri Lanka. The beat of the kottu roti master working his magic will be the loudest of them all. If you listen carefully, you will hear the music when hopper batter is poured into the hot pan. And the sound of bubbling oil in which mouth-watering short eats are being deep-fried. The aroma of all these yummy street foods will definitely make you hungry.

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Transport options in Sri Lanka; The best way to explore the island

Sri Lanka has many transport options to choose from. You will find buses, trains, taxis, tuk-tuks, and scooters to be the most popular. Each of these transport options comes with its own pros and cons. Choosing the right mode of transport will help you save time and money while giving you the opportunity to explore this beautiful island in the most efficient way possible.

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What kind of vaccines should I take when  traveling to Sri Lanka? Your Guide to Sri Lanka Travel Health

Health always comes first. So before your next vacation, whether it is to Sri Lanka or any other tourist destination, it is always helpful to know what kind of infectious diseases are present in that area and what preventive measures you can take to avoid such infections. In this blog post, I will talk about the types of vaccines to take before your trip to Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka travel health, the dos and don’ts that will protect you from any infections, and some words about prominent infectious diseases in Sri Lanka.

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The Best Beaches to Surf in Sri Lanka: Surf’s Up in Paradise

Sri Lanka, the pearl of the Indian Ocean, is not only famous for its lush landscapes, ancient temples, and vibrant culture but also for its increasingly popular surfing scene. With its warm waters, consistent swells, and a variety of waves catering to all skill levels, Sri Lanka is quickly becoming a top destination for surf enthusiasts. This blog post is about few of the Best Beaches in Sri Lanka for surfing.

Collage of pictures from Kandy Dalada Perahera. In the middle is Temple of the Tooth Relic decorated with lights for Dalada perahera. $ pictures in the periphery are beautifully dressed tuskers in Dalada Perahera

Unveiling the Splendor of the Kandy Dalada Perahera in Sri Lanka

In the heart of Sri Lanka, amidst the ancient city of Kandy, a majestic spectacle unfolds every year that draws pilgrims, locals, and travelers alike into a world of vibrant culture and spiritual devotion. The Kandy Dalada Perahera, often referred to as the “Esala Perahera”, stands as one of the island nation’s most cherished traditions.

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Choosing the Perfect Time: Best Weather to Visit Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, a tropical haven tucked away in the middle of the Indian Ocean, attracts tourists all year round. Whether you’re drawn to its pristine beaches, lush landscapes, or ancient cultural sites, knowing the best time with best weather to visit is key to ensuring an unforgettable experience. Let’s delve into the different seasons and discover when Sri Lanka shines the brightest.