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How To Travel Sri Lanka On $40 A Day And Live It Up.

Sri Lanka, for all its beauty and amazing travel opportunities, has been one of the most affordable countries I have had the pleasure of exploring.

If it’s not on your travel destination list yet then I strongly urge you to read this article to see why you should visit Sri Lanka and do it sooner rather than later.

It is possible to travel Sri Lanka on as little as US$10 a day and I have even heard of people doing it less than that. This way of travelling, while still providing amazing opportunities, left a lot of places and experiences out because of their cost.

The purpose of this article though is not to show you the cheapest way to travel Sri Lanka but rather let you experience everything you want to do, while still maintaining a low-budget.

If surfing, mountaintop sunrises, mouth-watering food, mingling with the friendliest locals and exploring ancient temples and ruins for less than $40 a day sounds like something you want to know more about then read on. (more…)

7 Reasons Why You Need To Visit Sri Lanka Now.

I want to start this article by giving you a key piece of advice – if Sri Lanka isn’t already at the top of your travel destination list then move it there immediately.

For a country that is so diverse in landscapes and adventure possibilities, Sri Lanka is often over looked by many travellers. Due mainly to it’s former dangerous reputation following a 16 year civil war that ended in 2009.

Now 6 years on Sri Lanka has opened it’s doors wide to the tourism trade and is rewarding travellers with cheap access to pristine coastlines, beautiful mountains and friendly hospitality.

If that alone isn’t enough to make you book a flight today then here are 7 more reasons Sri Lanka should be atop your destination list. (more…)

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Does Travelling Mean You Are Running From Something?

When people hear that I have been actively travelling for 10 years they usually react in one of three ways.

The first may be something along the lines of admiration. Questions like “What’s your favourite place?” or “How do you afford it?” and “Where are you travelling next?” ensue.

This reaction leads to a great conversation for both of us and I hear of all the travelling desires and adventures they have planned out. I love discussing a passion such as travel with someone. (more…)