Sri Lanka – 11 cities/places to visit and things to do

My Route Guide for Sri Lanka – places and sights you should not miss


Sri Lanka – Hilltop Pagoda

Driving around Ella on a scooter is a great way of seeing the surroundings and finding a few hidden gems. Along the tea tree plantations, forests, green fields and palm trees you will also find yourself enjoying the feeling of adventure and the lovely smell of the fresh air. We found the temple by accident on a Read More


Sri Lanka – The Nine Arch Bridge

The nine arch bridge is located in Demodara and like the little Adam’s peak, not to far away from Ella but still a 2 hour walk or 20min drive. There are two ways to get there, follow the rails from Ella railway station or on the street by foot or scooter. Both ways are mostly Read More


Sri Lanka – Things to do in Hikkaduwa & Unawatuna

I read about Hikkaduwa and it sounded like a great holiday destination, unfortunately I was not really impressed by the place. The streets and beaches are dirty and the water is dark blue with a hint of brown. If you would put a filter on your images and cut the rubbish out, it could look Read More

Gangaramaya Temple

Sri Lanka – Things to do in Colombo & the trainride to Hikkaduwa

Local buses are the easiest and cheapest way to travel in Sri Lanka. Not always the most comfortable but it is the way you can connect with locals and save a bit of money. At around 9am we jumped into the bus in Negombo (directly in front of our hostel) and drove around 1 1/2h Read More