How Much Does it Cost to Travel in Sri Lanka on a Budget?

I was surprised at how easy it is to travel Sri Lanka on a budget and how little I managed to spend backpacking the country. When you consider all the activities I managed to cram into just under three weeks, spending less than $600 on the entire trip was incredible, especially when you take into account that I visited Sri Lanka in high season. My itinerary involved the we[...]

Things To Do in Kandy, Sri Lanka

Kandy was my first destination in Sri Lanka. While I was a bit disappointed at its bustling scene (I was under the impression that Kandy was a quiet town tucked away in the jungle), its cultural significance and incredible sights kept me busy every day I spent here. Kandy was once the capital of the ancient kings, and today, this town set right in the heart of Sri Lanka re[...]

Awesome Things To Do in Ella, Sri Lanka

Ella is a laid-back town in Sri Lanka where the jungle meets the mountains.  Although small, this quaint hill town is a vibrant spot with so many things to do for nature and culture lovers alike. My three-day stop in Ella was a highlight during my travels through Sri Lanka, so it only made sense for me to write a post on my favorite things to do in Ella! He[...]

8 Reasons You’ll Fall In Love With Sri Lanka

Brimming with rolling tea plantations, unbeatable wildlife sightings, and paradisiacal beaches, it's no wonder that I fell head-over-heels in love with Sri Lanka. I think what I loved about Sri Lanka is how diverse it is despite its relatively small size and how it acts as a fantastic introduction to the best South Asia has to offer. From its diverse cuisine, its[...]