Rumassala the Mythical Mountain of Galle -Enter the Site of a Legend

The history of Sri Lanka tells many intriguing and curious tales. One of them is the legend that surrounds Rumassala. First off, where is it? The Rumassala Mountain lies towards the south of Sri Lanka, in the popular tourist destination of Galle. The mountain is over 2 hours away from Colombo; so it’s better to…

Galle Mansions – a tale from the past

Galle, located 116km away from Colombo is one of Sri Lanka’s most beloved towns and was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This southern beach town is picturesque and was once home to the Portuguese and the Dutch. With many structures and remains still found in Galle from its previous captors, the town of…

Ancient Harbour Galle – The Incredible Ancient Harbour of Galle

Situated on the south-western coast of Sri Lanka is Galle, the administrative capital of the southern province. This city is of strong historical significance, and if you’re interested in the colonial history of Sri Lanka, it is one of the most essential places to visit. It is a popular tourist site which means there is…

Maritime Archaeology Museum Galle – rediscovering a glorious past

The southern coastal belt draws travellers every year to its pristine beaches, stunning locations and with some of the best luxury villas in Sri Lanka, like the luxuriously, chic Pebbles Beach Villa, for example. The historic Galle Fort is one of those locations that continue to remain ever popular with both foreign travellers and locals…

Kathaluwa Village – A quiet town with its own history

When travelling to the south of the tropical island of Sri Lanka, stop by the town of Ahangama, which is known to be a popular tourist spot and a great surf destination. Searching for the right place to rest and indulge in the Island’s goodness isn’t a cumbersome task as there are various luxury villas…