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Foreign travelers visiting Colombo on a cruise ship often have doubts about the type of Sri Lanka visa they should be applying for. This is especially confusing when the stopover in Sri Lanka is short, typically under 1 or 2 days, and passengers wish to spend time ashore. Read our expert travel advice to get […]

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Sri Lanka’s pristine beaches, breathtaking waterfalls, and scenic hiking trails have turned this South Asian country into an incredibly popular tourist destination for travelers from all over the world. If you would like to experience everything the island has to offer, you may do so by flying into one of Sri Lanka’s international airports, or […]

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It is important to understand how LGBT rights in Sri Lanka work before traveling to the country as a Western tourist. Those traveling from Europe or America may encounter many cultural differences regarding this issue and it is important to be prepared when visiting Sri Lanka from abroad. This article explains whether Sri Lanka is […]

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The world has finally woken up to Sri Lankan cuisine. It now has a global reputation for offering some of the richest, most delicious food in Asia and all visitors to Sri Lanka should try as many authentic dishes as possible. This guide will explain some of the most mouthwatering traditional dishes tourists should try […]

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When planning a trip to Sri Lanka it’s important to arrange your itinerary around the numerous Sri Lankan public holidays and festivals. Sri Lanka enjoys a relatively high number of public celebrations during the year and these can affect travel and business opening hours. Whether you’re coming to Sri Lanka to celebrate one of these […]

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Colombo is a vibrant city located on the west coast of Sri Lanka and is one of the biggest commercial ports in the Indian Ocean. It is one of two capitals in Sri Lanka: Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is the official administrative capital, while Colombo is the commercial capital. Colombo also boasts a long and varied […]

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Exotic islands are a magical place for a family holiday with a combination of stunning views, a range of activities for keeping busy or sunshine, sea or swimming pools for relaxation. A Sri Lanka holiday with family is perfect for many reasons, as prices are reasonable, the locals are friendly, and the list of things […]

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A World Heritage Site is a landmark or area selected by UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) because it has cultural, historical, scientific, or another form of significance, and then protected by international treaties. Although not as numerous as in some other countries around the world, there are a number of unique […]

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Sri Lanka is quite rightfully a popular and well-traveled to country. There’s much to see in this small Indian Ocean nation and it’s important to arrive with some familiarization of the culture and the customs you’ll encounter. To help you plan your trip and enjoy a vacation to this stunning and unique land, the following […]

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