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The Three Best Things to do in Colombo

Colombo doesn’t have the charm of Galle and also not the beach of Negombo but it has still some spots worth checking out. Visit the Gangaramaya Temple This Buddhist and Hinduist temple proofs well the possibility of a peaceful coexistence of different religions. Further on the smaller temple is nicely located on a lake and […]

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The Four Best Things to do in and around Galle

When travelling from Tangalle to Galle you pass four main attractions you shouldn’t miss. Three of them are on your way and the fourth one is right in the center of Galle. Stop at the train station in Unawatuna This picturesque train station owns its fame to Instagram and we only found it because of […]

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Goyambokka Beach close to Tangalle – Maybe the Most Perfect Beach in the World

When thinking about the perfect beach most people refer to white sand, crystal clear water and coconut trees providing shade. Now combine this with little beach cafes that serve great seafood at bargain prices and you are at Goyambokka Beach. We stayed for three days at this dream beach and couldn’t have been happier baking […]

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Ella – It’s All About the Most Scenic Train Ride in the World

Ella is probably the most touristy town in the highlands of Sri Lanka but this is not particularly a bad thing. The main benefit are its outstanding restaurants, from which we can particularly recommend the Ak Ristoro. The reason why it is so touristy is the train track that passes through it and this brings […]

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The Three Best Things to do around Nuwara Elyia

Nuwara Elyia itself does not offer that much, but its location is unique. It is located in the highlands of Sri Lanka right in the middle of countless tea plantations. It is also the starting point to take the train to Ella for those who are not travelling with their own rental car. And this […]

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The Four Best Things to do in Kandy

Kandy doesn’t show its charm immediately but when you know what to do, then it is a wonderful place to visit. Join a Cooking Class Sri Lanka is famous for its curries and what better way to experience those than to prepare them yourself. We decided for the “Best Kandy Kitchen” and were absolutely thrilled […]

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Climb the Lion Rock in Sigiriya

It is probably The site in Sri Lanka and considered the 8th world wonder. It is a monastery built on top of a 200m high magma plug of a long-eroded volcano. It takes 30 USD, 1’200 steps and a bit of fitness to reach the top and is absolutely worth it. Before it became a […]

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Snorkeling in Trincomalee

Trincomalee offers some of the best beaches in Sri Lanka and probably also in the world. The sand is perfectly white and coconut trees provide shade to completely relax. It is famous for great sea food, whale watching and snorkeling. After a full day of relaxing at the beach we felt ready for the next […]

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The Three Best Things to See in Anuradhapura

Anuradhapura is one of Sri Lanka’s ancient capitals. On 41 km2 you can find an endless number of well and less well preserved ruins of an ancient Sinhala civilization. And because the area is so big and the sun can be unbearably hot, we present you the best three places to visit in Anuradhapura. The […]

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Leopard Porn in Wilpattu NP

With a size comparable to Singapore the Wilpattu national park is the biggest national park in Sri Lanka. It is a unique nature reserve with more than 60 lakes and famous for its Leopard population. Many times on our world trip friends and relatives traveled with us. And for Sri Lanka Daniela’s mother Edith and […]

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