Sri Lanka is a beautiful country, with palm-fringed beaches, colourful Buddhist temples, fascinating cities and ancient ruins. See abundant wildlife, tea plantations and lush countryside. And don’t forget the delicious cuisine! We offer a range of private tours to Sri Lanka, taking in all the highlights of this beautiful island.
Time for some serious ‘eye-Kandy’ – and what a great soundtrack! This week we’re looking at the ‘tear-drop isle’ of Sri Lanka. And we’ve got some exciting news about new tours to Sri Lanka too! The Colores of Sri Lanka by … Continue reading
Three of the most popular Sri Lankan festivals commemorate important events in Buddhism, and include Vesak Festival, Kandy Perahera and Duruthu Perahera festival. Find out more about these amazing festivals here. Vesak Festival is one of the most important festivals … Continue reading
I have a weakness for Raj-era things. In this attempted recreation or imitation of the homeland, Britain, they seem to become something else and not quite here or there. The passing of time simply does the rest. Take heading into … Continue reading
The most important celebration in the Budddhist calendar is held in many Asian and Southeast Asian countries, but is celebrated with particular fervour in Sri Lanka. Held during the first full moon in the month of May, Vesak commemorates Buddha’s … Continue reading
Full of protein and rich in calcium, iron and B vitamins more than 60 different types of dal (or dhal) are made across India. It is the core dish of the meal on any dining room table in India and … Continue reading
After arriving at Colombo airport, we fought our way through the throngs of people milling about. Unexpectedly, I felt a hand on my behind. Thinking that my travelling companion was protectively steering me on my way, I thought ‘How sweet.’ … Continue reading
Standing in awe watching the cutest baby elephant cheekily tease a tall Dutch Lady intent on patting him. He walks up to her and just as she puts her hand down, he runs away. The tall Dutch lady lopes after … Continue reading