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As you already know, the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 pandemic has taken over the entire world now, which has halted day-to-day activities of over 170 countries. At the time of writing, there have been 66,542 deaths and 1,225,360 confirmed cases, out of which 252,615 patients have recovered. Even though the mortality rate is seemingly lower, it is imperative that we do whatever we can to curb the spread of the virus and contain it until…

Anuradhapura is the capital of the North Central Province of Sri Lanka, and one of the major cities in the country. Anuradhapura was one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka during the Kings’ era. So the city has a rich historical background and it is popular for its well-preserved ruins of palaces, dagobas, and many more historical artifacts. So you will never run out of things to see in Anuradhapura. This is The Sri…

About Sigiriya Sri Lanka Located in the northern Matale District in the Central Province, between Dambulla and Habarana, Sigiriya stands in all its grandeur. Sigiriya, also known as Lion Rock, is an ancient rock fortress built on an enormous rock plateau which is 200-meters (660 feet) high. Dubbed by locals as the Eighth Wonder of the World, Sigiriya has a superfluity of remnants that are of significant archeological and historical importance: ruins of a palace,…

Located on the northeastern coast of Sri Lanka, Trincomalee is popular among locals as well as foregn for its unspoilt and uncrowded stretches of white beaches. Trincomalee, or more commonly known as Trinco, is globally renowned for its large natural harbour, which is dubbed by the British as one of the finest natural harbours in the world. In the ancient times, Trincomalee natural harbour has attracted many nations to invade the country, and many battles…

Kandy, the second largest city of Sri Lanka, is located in the central province of Sri Lanka. Situated in a plateau surrounded by mountains, Kandy is considered as the capital of Sri Lanka’s hill country, and it is just a 3-hour drive (approx. 115 km) away from Colombo. Trains are also available from Colombo to Kandy, which takes about 4.5 hours, and it is considered as one of the most scenic train rides in the…

Kandy is a city located in the Central Province of Sri Lanka, and globally renowned for housing the sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha. It is also popular for its scenic views of mountains and tea estates, as well as the city’s cultural value. Recently listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, Kandy city has preserved the traditional essence from the ancient kings’ era of Sri Lanka to date. Image Source Among countless experiences you…

About Ella Wala Falls Located a little way towards the South of Ella, Sri Lanka, Ella Wala Falls is an amazingly beautiful waterfall surrounded by a lush green forest, and with a natural pool at the bottom. Even if it is not that close to Ella, Ella Wala Falls remains a top of the travel bucket list of anyone visiting Ella. Image Source Want to know more about Ella, Sri Lanka? Check out our travel…

Instagram is now one of the most popular platforms for anyone who wants to find perfect locations for travel and showcase their photography skills. With Sri Lanka’s vastly different landscapes across the country, your thirst for a distinctive Insta-feed may have a chance to be quenched. Here are the most Instagrammed, picturesque places in Sri Lanka, worthy of a spot on your Instagram feed while your time here.

Surrounded by serene beaches overlooking the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is slowly becoming a surfer’s paradise. Even though Sri Lanka does not deliver 10-footers consistently, surfing enthusiasts, novice as well as professional surfers, are seeking the less-crowded beaches for solo surfs in the warm, tropical waters, which is rare in most of the globally renowned surfing spots. Image Source Here’s your guide to the best surfing spots around the country. Surf’s up! South Coast Best…

Tuk Tuks (or in textbook terms, threewheelers), have always been one of the most common and affordable transportation modes in Sri Lanka. So much so that these small, multi-colored vehicles flitting about on the road, will be one of the first things you would notice once you make your way out of the airport. Image Source As of late 2017, the recorded number of Tuk Tuks in Sri Lanka was 1.2 million, larger portion of…