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Colombo: What to do and see in Peetah

Here are what to do and see in Peetah, a cultural, religious, and urban neighborhood in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is also a crowded market that sells everything you could ask for – from kitchen wares to tools and to beauty products. In my first 10 minutes of strolling around,

Sri Lanka: 8 Things to Do in Kandy

After Colombo, if any city that totally mesmerized me in Sri Lanka was Kandy. Dotted with interesting places to see here and there, you’d see Buddhist temples and ancient relics that represent its former identity as the capital of the ancient kings of this land. From the Tooth of Buddha

Sri Lanka: Top 9 Things to do and see in Colombo

Colombo is an organized chaos. It’s the largest and the capital city of the island country,  Sri Lanka. The best way to get around it is by tuktuk – if you don’t mind the heat and the dust. If you do, hiring an Uber is cheap so, your $10 can

My Walking Tour Around Galle Fort

On my walking tour around Galle Fort, I was accompanied by a Swiss friend I’ve never seen in a long time. We met and started our walking tour at the Clock Tower and ended it there, too. But before we burned calories and hardened our calves, we had our lunch

On The Road: The Scenic Ride From Kandy to Nuwara Eliya

The scenic ride from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya is one I’d never forget too soon. We meandered on a narrow highway that goes nowhere but up. As we ascend, the views down the valleys and hills are getting better and more splendid. I had to open the car window to

Photos: The Stunning Pedro Tea Estate in Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya is known for its Pedro Tea Estate. Lucky me, the House of Leisure where I stayed is overlooking the tea plantation. The views were stunning from my vantage point – the balcony. We arrived at the accommodation just in time for the sunset. After admiring the stunning scenery

Travel Itinerary: 8 Days in Sri Lanka

My 8 days in Sri Lanka was unforgettable! Please read on how I did it in such a short time! Sri Lanka is a country that looks like a teardrop located south of India. It may not be a well-known travel destination but it can charm you with its endless
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