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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…

It would be an understatement to say that Colombo, the financial capital of Sri Lanka, has undergone a serious makeover, over the past few years. From a city that suffered from the repercussions of a civil war that lasted 30 years, Colombo has now risen up, quite literally, to a city that (almost) never sleeps. With a population of close to 5.6 million people, Colombo is divided into 13 suburbs, and is also considered as…

Ella is an up and coming tourist destination in Sri Lanka, popular for its stunning views of the hillside and waterfalls, scenic train rides, amazing hikes, insta-worthy food, and backpacker-friendly places to stay. Hidden away in the hills in Badulla district of Uva Province, Sri Lanka, Ella is approximately 200 kilometers east of Colombo, Capital of Sri Lanka. Cool climate, misty mountain tops, forest trails rich with rare flora and fauna, cascading waterfalls, and the…