South coast, beach by beach: Mirissa -whales, turtles and paradise beaches

Mirissa, located almost at the tip of Sri Lanka, is a prime world location for spotting blue whales. Apart from that, Mirissa has a few really pretty beaches, some of … Continue reading South coast, beach by beach: Mirissa -whales, turtles and paradise beaches

Balapitiya and Ambalangoda – south coast beaches off the beaten track

Unlike other towns along south-east coast of Sri Lanka, such as Bentota or Hikadduwa, Ambalangoda and the neighbouring Balapitiya aren’t very touristic places. There are just a couple of smaller … Continue reading Balapitiya and Ambalangoda – south coast beaches off the beaten track

Sri Lanka – Introduction and Travel Advice

Sri Lanka is a beautiful, subtropical island located close to the south-east coast of India. Although off the main Asian backpacker trail, it fully deserves a detour. Despite a relatively … Continue reading Sri Lanka – Introduction and Travel Advice