Kandy to Ella train, Sri Lanka
Essential Sri Lanka experience: Kandy to Ella train

The Kandy to Ella train meanders over misty mountains and manicured tea plantations. Discover why it is a must on any Sri Lankan itinerary.

Historical Places in the ancient city of Polonnaruwa
Cycling the 7 best sites of the ancient city of Polonnaruwa

The ancient city of Polonnaruwa is a monument to a remarkable Thai Kingdom whose ancient temples and palaces provide an excellent cycling day out in Sri Lanka.

temple of the sacred tooth kandy sri lanka
Kandy Cultural Show: Traveller bliss or tourist hell?

The Kandy Cultural Show and Temple of the Sacred Tooth ceremony have become popular tourist fodder. Are they worth the trip?

Historical Places in the ancient city of Polonnaruwa
10-day Sri Lanka itinerary – Tea, temples and trains

A 10-day Sri Lanka itinerary covering historic ruins, beautiful lush countryside, friendly culture, and idyllic, golden beaches.

Sigiriya Rock Climb
Climb to the stunning ancient city of Sigiriya Rock

It’s worth every one of the 1,000 steps passed gardens, frescoes and playful monkeys to reach the 200m high ancient city of Sigiriya.