Kandy, love at first sight

Either for its centrally convenient position or its historical and cultural riches, Kandy is one of the most popular destinations in Sri Lanka. I can’t really define what it is exactly that attracted me about Kandy. We’ve spent less than a day here, just had lunch and visited the main temple, but immediately I felt …

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

If thinking of Sri Lanka conjures up a natural paradise, green landscapes, tea estates, intoxicating food flavours and a 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 for every first-time traveller. After our stay …

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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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