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10 tips for travel to Sri Lanka

Having lived in Sri Lanka for the last 7 months we've got to know the place pretty well. It’s a beautiful country and has loads to offer... surfing, hiking, yoga, cookery classes, temples, waterfalls, tea plantations and epic train journeys to name a few. Here’s 10 tips to help you prepare for a trip to… Continue reading 10 tips for travel to Sri Lanka

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Daily life on Sri Lanka’s south coast

After a long stretch of visitors its been the 3 of us here for a few weeks before the christmas entourage arrive. We thoroughly love having people here to stay and its great we get to share a slice of our time here with people, but its also nice to have some time together as… Continue reading Daily life on Sri Lanka’s south coast

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3 night trip including Udawalawe, Ella, and Nuwara Eliya

As we said goodbye to another visitor (bye Ash, Steven and Callie, miss you already) we say hello to another.. my mum (aka Grandma) is here to visit for 10 days. I’ve been really looking forward to her visit because we’d planned a 3 night trip up into the hill country, including an elephant safari… Continue reading 3 night trip including Udawalawe, Ella, and Nuwara Eliya

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Sri Lanka with & without kids

Sri Lanka offers so much which is why we chose to come here... great food, great weather, great surf, friendly people, and cheap (if you manage to get local prices). But its not set up for kids the way the western world is. I haven't seen a change table since we got here, probably because… Continue reading Sri Lanka with & without kids

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Day trips from Sri Lankas south coast

Where has the time gone? How is it over 3 weeks since I last blogged?! This trip is going far too quick for my liking. Its now dawned on us that we're nearly quarter of the way through our trip. We've been getting used to daily life here along with the occasional trip away here… Continue reading Day trips from Sri Lankas south coast

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Riding trains and drinking tea

What little person doesn't enjoy travelling on a train? We caught a train from Ahangama to Matara (around 30 minutes), firstly because we thought Rocky would enjoy a train ride, but also with the intention of checking out another part of the south coast. We arrived at the train station and bought our ticket which… Continue reading Riding trains and drinking tea