What Makes Sri Lanka Beautiful? – An Island Paradise Like No Other!

Sri Lanka being the pearl of the Indian ocean is a unique island for several reasons. The word “Sri” implies ‘blessed’ and yes, the country is fully blessed with a beautiful culture, a proud history and a set of people who always have a smile on their face. The economy Sri Lanka from ancient times…

Spending a Poya Day in Anuradhapura – A Spiritual and Special Day

Poya Days are observed by the majority Buddhists in Sri Lanka in accordance with the lunar calendar. During these holidays, devotees flock to Anuradhapura; the birthplace of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. Though crowded, visiting Anuradhapura during this festive day would ensure that you get the full cultural and religious significance of the ancient city easily…

Brief Garden – A Walk with Nature

When you’re out and about exploring the West coast of Sri Lanka, make time to visit Brief Garden, an architectural marvel that’ll leave you in awe. Here’s a little more information! Bevis Bawa A Sri Lankan artist, Bevis Bawa was also the Aide-de-camp to four Governors of Ceylon. Son of Justice Benjamin William Bawa and…

The Old Dutch Fort in Batticaloa – History set in stone!

In the old town of Batticaloa is an old Dutch Fort that still arrests the viewer with its beauty and resilience. An ancient structure still standing proudly surrounded by water, the Dutch Fort has much to offer for anyone visiting. Keen on checking out the old Dutch Fort in Batticaloa? 1). The History Behind the…

Canoeing in Kalu River – Explore the Unexplored

Sri Lanka may be a small country but there are still whole areas that have not been explored which are home to humble and hospitable locals and wildlife and nothing else. By canoeing down the Kalu River you can get a first-hand experience of this untouched natural habitat. The ‘Black’ River ‘Kalu Ganga’ in Sinhalese…

Kalutara Bodhiya – An Icon of Culture!

Recognized as one of the thirty-two saplings of the original Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi, the Kalutara Bodhiya is an ancient Bo tree that is visited by many. Want to know more about it? 1) History The Kalutara Bodhiya is a sapling of the Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi in Anuradhapura which itself is a sapling of…