Sri Lanka Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Sri Lanka Travel Guide Destination Guides Colombo Galle Hikkaduwa Kandy Negombo Unawatuna Accommodation Sri Lanka hotels – Search for discount hotels in Sri Lanka with lowest rates guaranteed. Guide Books Lonely Planet Sri Lanka (Travel Guide) Travel Guides Sri Lanka Tourism – The official website of Sri Lanka Tourism. Sri Lanka Travel […]

Negombo Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Sri Lanka > Negombo Travel Guide After visiting Unawatuna, Mirissa, and Hikkaduwa, Negombo was my final beach stop in Sri Lanka. I stayed in Negombo for its proximity to the airport. It’s definitely not the best beach in Sri Lanka but I was happy to get one last beach walk and sunset […]

Hikkaduwa Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Sri Lanka > Hikkaduwa Travel Guide Hikkaduwa Beach is about 20km north of Galle, heading towards Colombo. I wasn’t planning on coming here but I was on my way back to Colombo and I wasn’t quite ready to give up the beaches. I had read that Hikkaduwa was more developed and crowded, […]

Galle Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Sri Lanka > Galle Travel Guide Galle is a city on the coast of southwest Sri Lanka and is most famous for its fort. The Galle fort is the largest remaining European-built fortress in Asia and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The old colonial buildings and little lanes are utterly charming, […]

Unawatuna Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Sri Lanka > Unawatuna Travel Guide Unawatuna is 5 km south of Galle and is usually lumped together with Galle. If you are a beach person then you may prefer to stay here and just do day trips into Galle. I felt that Unawatuna was a destination in itself, so I stayed […]

Colombo Travel Guide

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Kandy Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Sri Lanka > Kandy Travel Guide Kandy is the “second city” of Sri Lanka, and considered as the cultural capital. Kandy is a major pilgrimage site for Sri Lankan’s and buddhists around the world as it’s home of the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. As the name would suggest, it houses […]

Notes on Colombo: Colonial remnants, cricket, and crows

Reading up on Sri Lanka’s capital city I kept seeing the words “hectic”, “chaotic”, and “bustling” to describe the city, followed tips on how to get out of the city as soon as possible. They write that like it’s a bad thing. To me that sounds like a place I want to visit. I’m drawn […]

Hostel Review: Barracuda Beach Hostel, Negombo – Sri Lanka

Hotel Name: Barracuda Beach Hostel Address: 84 Lewis Place, Beach Road, Negombo, Sri Lanka I stayed at the Barracuda Beach Hostel in Negombo, Sri Lanka. I booked online via Agoda and selected it for its location near the beach. Negombo is a beach town north of Colombo and it is close to Bandaranaike International Airport […]

Hotel Review: Golden Bridge Guest House, Mt Lavinia – Sri Lanka

Hotel Name: Golden Bridge Guest House Address: 17 Hotel Road, Mount Lavinia, Colombo, Sri Lanka I stayed at the Golden Bridge Guest House in Mt Lavinia, a beach suburb of Colombo, Sri Lanka. I didn’t book ahead so I found this by walking along Hotel Rd (which is a promising name when looking for a […]