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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.

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...

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.

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.

“Avurudu kema mesaya,” or New Year Feast, is one of the most interesting, delightful, and tasty items during the Sinhala and Tamil New Year. It is an assortment of delicious Sri Lankan sweets and also some savory snacks that are specially prepared to celebrate the Sinhala and Tamil New Year every year in April.

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.

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.

Sri Lankans are well-known for their kind, innocent, and welcoming smiles. But there is one particular period of the year when the whole of Sri Lanka will smile like one family. This is the time when Sri Lankans celebrate the Sinhala and Tamil New Year celebrations in April.

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.

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.

Nestled in the heart of Sri Lanka, Polonnaruwa stands as a living testament to the island nation's rich history and cultural heritage. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a treasure trove of architectural marvels, intricate carvings, and a vivid tapestry of the past. In this blog post, we'll embark on a virtual journey through Polonnaruwa, exploring its historical significance, iconic attractions, and the unique experiences it offers to every traveler.

Discover the allure of Ceylon Tea – a symphony of flavors crafted on Sri Lanka's misty slopes. From leaf to cup, immerse in a legacy steeped in culture and taste. Unveil the magic of Ceylon tea today.

If you are considering Sri Lanka as your next travel destination, you might be asking yourself questions such as, Is it safe to travel to Sri Lanka now? Are there any protests going on in Sri Lanka? Are power cuts still going on? After all the messy things that happened last summer due to the economic collapse...

Anuradhapura is a center of archaeological, religious, cultural, and historical importance. It belongs to the cultural triangle in Sri Lanka and was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982 due to its impressive collection of ruins from Sri Lanka’s oldest kingdom. By visiting Anuradhapura, you will be able to witness...

The Seethawaka Odyssey is the new tourist train that started based on the concept of the Ella Odyssey to promote tourists to visit the beautiful Seethawakapura (aka Avissawella), which is a region that is situated very close to Colombo. Seethawaka Odyssey offers a full-day travel package that allows you to leave from Colombo in the morning on the Seethawaka Odyssey train, board a tourist bus that is waiting for you in Seethawaka (Waga station), visit all the attractions, take in an interesting cultural event at the end of the day, and then depart from Seethawaka for Colombo in the evening on the same Seethawaka Odyssey train.

Being a small island in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka has been gifted with so many fantastic beaches all around the island, making it an ideal destination for your next beach holiday. Picking the best beach among them is difficult because each of them has something distinctively interesting and lovely about it. So, I'll tell you about the most popular tourist beaches in Sri Lanka and what you can expect if you visit, so you can choose the beach that best suits your needs.

Do you remember the scene in the movie Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets when Harry and Ron decided to take Ron’s dad’s flying car to Hogwarts and they almost crashed into the Hogwarts Express over a bridge? Doesn’t the sight of Ella Odyssey over the nine-arch bridge bring back childhood memories of when we fell in love with the magic world? Since muggles aren't allowed on the Hogwarts Express, let's board the Ella Odyssey. Although your destination won’t be Hogwarts, I can assure you that the journey in Ella Odyssey will be magical.

Wildlife in Sri Lanka is so diverse that it allows visitors to witness both the largest land animal and the largest marine animal in one trip along with numerous wonderful animal and bird species. Sri Lanka harbors some of the finest parks in South Asia where you can go on a safari and witness incredible wildlife in their natural habitats. According to Forbes, Sri Lanka is The Best Safari destination outside of Africa - Forbes 2019

Yum yum yum! For all the foodies out there; Here’s some of the mouth watering food suggestions from Sri Lanka to try during your trip to this wonderful Island. Sri Lanka offers a vast range of dishes of all sorts, vegetarian, non - vegetarian, spicy, not spicy, sweet, you name it. We have it all.

Kandy to Ella train ride is without a doubt the most scenic train journey in Sri Lanka, and definitely one of the most scenic train rides in the world. It has managed to be included in the itinerary of almost every tourist who is planning to visit Sri Lanka, because the experience this train ride provides far overweighs the price of the ticket if compared with such a scenic train ride in Europe.