Sri Lanka

7 days in Sri Lanka

7 Days In Sri Lanka, One Week Itinerary For Adventurers

Welcome to our seven-day plan for Sri Lanka, one week itinerary for those who want to explore the rich history and the wild mountains of the Teardrop of India. This one packs in some serious culture, loads of natural gems, and even a taste of the buzzy cityscapes of the island nation, ticking off a few of the must-dos along the way. But we’ve also managed to...

sri lanka or costa rica

Sri Lanka or Costa Rica: Where is Better to Visit?

If you’re trying to decide where to go on your next tropical adventure, Sri Lanka or Costa Rica, then the choice probably isn’t going to be easy. Both countries are blessed with rich biodiversity, on top of beautiful beaches, mountains, rainforests, and great surf. So, which one’s the better? On one hand, there is picturesque Sri Lanka, with its...

Is Sri Lanka expensive?

Is Sri Lanka Expensive To Travel? Our Guide to Spending

Is Sri Lanka expensive? You asked, so we answered…here’s our guide to what you can expect to fork out while traveling the fabled isle in the Indian Ocean. We’d say it’s essential reading for budget-conscious globetrotters with their hearts set on the palm-threaded sands of Hikkaduwa, the mist-swirled tea lands of Ella, or the surf breaks of Arugam...

Is Kandy worth visiting?

Is Kandy Worth Visiting? A Guide To Sri Lanka’s Hill City

Is Kandy worth visiting? Let’s put it this way – we think it’s the most enthralling and enticing city in the whole of Sri Lanka. Granted, there aren’t that many big towns here, but this one really stands out from the crowd for a whole host of reasons… It’s the cultural capital of the nation, home to some of the most striking Buddhist temple...

Sinhala basic phrases.

Learning Sinhala: 51 Basic Phrases For Traveling Sri Lanka

Welcome to our guide to learning Sinhala, basic phrases for traveling Sri Lanka. This one’s all about getting to grips with the lingo of the Teardrop of India, a land of paradise beaches and monkey-swinging forests, of tea-clad highlands and surf breaks so perfect you’ll be waxing down the board in no time at all. As with anywhere on the planet, we always...

spiders in Sri Lanka

The 5 Most Incredible Spiders In Sri Lanka To Know About

So, you’re wondering about spiders in Sri Lanka? This guide has you covered. We’ve scoured the jungle-dressed Teardrop of India to seek out the most incredible arachnid species that are present on the island, from the far-flung reaches of the Tamil-speaking north to the tropical forests that ring around the beaches of the much-traveled south...

venomous snakes in Sri Lanka

7 Of the Most Venomous Snakes In Sri Lanka To Watch Out For

Let’s just say that herpetologists might prefer the Teardrop of India a little more than those with a fear of snakes. To put it another way: There are oodles of serpent species living on this island washed by the Indian Ocean, along with countless venomous snakes in Sri Lanka that you certainly won’t want to cross paths with unless you’re a proper...

Dangerous Animals in Sri Lanka

The 9 Most Terrifying and Dangerous Animals in Sri Lanka

Having grown in popularity amongst travelers in the past few years, it’s easy to see why. Sri Lanka boasts some of the most breathtaking beaches, luscious rainforests, and enchanting temples there are. And not only that, but Sri Lanka is also blessed with a great diversity of animal life, with many being endemic to the island, such as the purple-faced leaf monkey and...