Mihintale – Sri Lanka’s Cradle of Buddhism

Mihintale Buddha Temple

Buddhism is the majority religion in Sri Lanka and wherever you travel in this island nation there are reminders of its significance to the 70% of the country who follow the religion. A short drive from Anuradhapura lays the small village that holds a special place in the history of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. It […]

Why animal and history lovers wont miss Yala National Park

Yala National Park Elephants

There are few national parks in the world with scenery, wildlife and cultural sites that can match those of Yala National Park. Yala, as the locals call it, is the most visited national park in Sri Lanka. With a history that spans across millenniums, Yala literally has something for everyone. As a center of bygone […]

Bentota Beachside Resorts

Bentota Sri Lanka Turtles

While there are numerous pristine coastal towns along Sri Lanka’s coastline, Bentota is one of the most dazzling. Bentota’s gleaming beaches, diverse restaurant scene and rich cultural heritage gives visitors ample opportunities to experience Sri Lanka. A wide range of restaurants and diverse array of cultural sites provides an immersive perspective on Sri Lankan life. […]

The English Village of the Indian Ocean: Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya

The island of Sri Lanka is known for its exotic tropical island setting. Golden beaches, friendly people and diverse wildlife are all hallmarks of visitors to the island. Within this tropical setting in the indian ocean is the last place you’d expect to find an English village. Nuwara Eliya, perched high above the ocean is […]

Mirissa – Sri Lanka’s Favourite Beachside Village

Mirissa Sri Lanka

Mirissa is a laid back beach paradise on the south coast of Sri Lanka. The town is easily accessible from the capital city of Colombo; the journey takes just 3 hours by car. It is also just a short taxi ride from another of the country’s popular attractions, Galle Fort. Mirissa is the perfect place […]

Why You Need to Visit Anuradhapura


As one of its sacred cities, Anuradhapura forms a significant part of Sri Lanka’s history. Together with Sigirya and Polonnawura it forms the country’s famed “Cultural Triangle” and is a must-see destination for any visitor. It’s no surprise that city has gained international recognition as a UNESCO world heritage site. Spending just one day here […]

Back to Basics: Sri Lanka Cultural History

Sri Lanka Cultural History

The diverse landscapes, cultures and history of this beautiful island nation invites you to explore. With many UNESCO listed world heritage sites, a tour of Sri Lanka cultural history provides plenty of options. Experience evidence of Sri Lankan history dating back over 2,000 years that has only recently been recovered from the jungle. Join one […]

The Hidden Mystery Behind Galle and it’s Dutch Fort

Galle Sri Lanka

Galle Fort is located in southern Sri Lanka by the enchanting waters of Galle Bay. It takes just over two hours to reach the Fort from Colombo Airport. Galle Fort itself was built in 1588 by the Portuguese and reinforced by the Dutch in the 17th century. The British resumed work on it in 1796, […]