Sri Lanka

Kandy, Sri Lanka: What you should know before you visit

Kandy is a wonderful place in Sri Lanka, full of culture and history. We loved our two day visit and we recommend that Kandy is included on any Sri Lanka travel itinerary. Here is everything you need to know when planning your visit... Where is Kandy? Located in the...

Little Adam’s Peak: Everything you need to know

You likely may have heard of Adam’s Peak, in the Sabaragamuwa region of Sri Lanka. But you may not have heard of Little Adam’s Peak, four hours away in Ella. Little Adam's Peak is a great alternative for those who don't fancy climbing the larger volcano (you can read all about our climb up Adam's Peak with a baby here). Here’s everything you need to know if you do fancy a trip to Litle Adam’s...

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Sigiriya: Everything you need to know before you visit

Sigiriya is one of the most famous attractions in Sri Lanka, and for good reason! This rock has historical value, teaches tourists about the local culture AND provides an incredible viewpoint of the surrounding countryside areas and mountains. So why wouldn't you visit Sigiriya on you revisit to Sri Lanka? Anybody can climb Sigiriya rock- if I did it with a baby on my back, anyone can do it! But...

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Nuwara Eliya: A complete guide

Nuwara Eliya is a beautiful part of Sri Lanka that shouldn't be missed! In this post I will tell you why it should be included on your Sri Lanka travel itinerary and everything that you need to know before you go. Where is Nuwara Eliya? Located in the Central Province of Sri Lanka, Nuwara Eliya is a city within the rolling hills. Its name means city of light or city on the plane. It has a...

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Anuradhapura: A complete guide

If you are looking for a major city to visit in Sri Lanka, then Anuradhapura should be on your list. We certainly loved our visit to this remarkable ancient city on our trip across Sri Lanka with a baby. It's a great place to visit no matter whether you're a budget or luxury traveller. Here’s everything you need to know in case you’re planning a visit… Where is Anuradhapura? Located in North...

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Mysterious Road Jeju: How it works and why you should visit

Have you ever heard of the Mysterious Road, Jeju? We found this incredible street on our travels around the island and we thought it was a really unique and wonderful place to visit! In this post I will tell you what I learnt about the Mysterious Road Jeju, how it all works and why YOU should visit as part of your Jeju travel itinerary! Where is the Mysterious Road, Jeju? Located on the island...

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The best family hotels in Sri Lanka

What are the best family hotels in Sri Lanka? I have been asked this question many times since our trip to Sri Lanka, so I have decided to put a post together to help make planning for that family travel trip that little bit easier! We LOVED our trip to Sri Lanka with a baby! But, lets face it- travelling with kids does take a bit more planning than travelling without children. And accommodation...

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Bentota: A complete guide

We loved Bentota on our travels around Sri Lanka. Bentota is a great place for a beach break, offering the perfect mix of culture, adventure and rest and relaxation. In this post I will tell you what you need to know when visiting Bentota on your travels with recommendations for the best tours and places to stay. Where is Bentota? Located in the Galle District of the Southern Province of Sri...

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Yala, Sri Lanka: A complete guide

Yala isn't always on everybody's Sri Lanka itinerary, but it should be! We really enjoyed our one day safari in Yala even though we didn't get spot any of the infamous Sri Lankan leapards... *sob, sob*. In this post I will tell you everything that you need to know to plan an amazing trip to Yala National Park. Where is Yala National Park? Located in the southeast part of Sri Lanka, Yala National...

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Polonnaruwa: A complete guide

When I travelled to Sri Lanka I had never heard of Polonnaruwa. But I am so glad that I did some research before hand (from reading blogs like this one!) and added it to my tour around Sri Lanka with a baby. Polonnaruwa really is a Sri Lankan gem and it should certainly not be overlooked if you’re planning a trip to Sri Lanka. Check out everything you need to know if you’re considering visiting...

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Climbing Adam’s Peak with a Baby

Are you thinking about climbing Adam’s Peak with a baby or children? DO IT, DO IT, DO IT! Why you should climb Adam’s Peak with a baby or small children Sri Lanka is a popular family travel destination, with lots of things to do and see (you can read all about our family adventure in this post- ‘Sri Lanka with a Baby’). Most people travelling with children, however will shy away from the famous...

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