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Fresh Air in Hill Country; Kandy, Sri Lanka

Hike through the cloud forest, past tea plantations and waterfalls.  Breathe fresh mountain air as you put one foot in front of the other on the path of your choosing.  Enjoy your time in Kandy, Sri Lanka’s scenic Hill Country.

Kandy, Sri Lanka

Located among a series of small towns in the southern end of central Sri Lanka, the Hill Country offers a laid back atmosphere for those who aren’t interested in the stresses of big city life.  Kandy, the capital of the region, can be used as a base point from which to start your activities.

Whether you’re interested in a strenuous pilgrimage, an easy stroll through the tea fields, or a day at the links, the Hill Country has you covered.Continue

The Ultimate Guide to Beach Bumming in Mirissa Sri Lanka

On an island nation full of beaches it can sometimes be hard to weed out the pristine from the passable.

Ideal beaches will depend on the purpose you’re hoping that they’ll serve.

Looking to swim?  Hoping to lay back and relax?  Ready to ride the waves?  How about getting in a boat?

Well look no further than Mirissa, Sri Lanka…


The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage; Sri Lanka

It’s not everyday that you come face to face with dozens of giant mammals.  Your usual morning routine rarely involves witnessing a mass feeding or a group bath.  Your afternoons may be filled with hesitant interactions, but not like this.

Welcome to the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.  You’re a long way from home.Continue

At World’s End; Horton Plains National Park, Sri Lanka

Standing at the precipice, up among the clouds, you might truly believe that you’ve arrived at the edge of the Earth.  It’s hard to believe that somewhere beyond the sea of lush vegetation is a thriving civilization, with people waking up, going to work, and running errands.

Horton Plains National Park

Placed in the middle of the island nation of Sri Lanka, the Horton Plains National Park is a showpiece for the country’s peaks and valleys.  The park is also home to an innumerable selection of flora and fauna.

Established in 1988, the park has become a prominent destination for visitors who seek to explore Sri Lanka’s natural side.  Where once the region served as big game hunting grounds, the terrain’s visitors have replaced rifles and trophies with camera and memories.