A Day in Kandy, Sri Lanka, Love at First Sight

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Either for its centrally convenient position or its historical and cultural riches, Kandy is one of the most popular and beautiful places to visit in Sri Lanka. Clean, green, and pleasant to walk around, the sacred city of Kandy was the last capital of the Sinhala rulers, thanks to whom the rich Dinahala culture flourished …

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Nuwara Eliya, a Sri Lankan treat of tea, lakes and high peaks

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If thinking of Sri Lanka conjures up a natural paradise, green landscapes, tea estates, intoxicating food flavors, and beautiful wildlife in your mind, you are not too far from the truth. One of the best places to experience the country’s natural landscape, Nuwara Eliya is a must-see in Sri Lanka for every first-time traveler. After …

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Enjoying the culture, traditions and Ayurveda of Colombo, Sri Lanka

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For as much as I enjoyed the Pettah district, there are many other places to visit in Colombo. One of the most important and culture-rich destinations in Sri Lanka, Colombo is a vibrant capital packed with landmarks to explore, great restaurants, luxury hotels, fantastic Ayurveda spas, and charming temples. I spent a few days in Colombo so …

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Pettah, enjoying the colorful side of Colombo, Sri Lanka


One of my favorite stops during my hectic two-week trip to Sri Lanka has been the colorful, extravagant, loud Pettah, possibly the district in Colombo that seems to be the most redolent of their colonial past than all of the others. In Sri Lanka, I met other friends and the occasion of our trip was the wedding of our …

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