Travelling Around Sri Lanka Travelling around Sri Lanka doesn’t have to be boring and can be part of your experience of seeing the country. Whether it’s taking the scenic train ride from Kandy to Ella or speeding through the hills on a local bus there is something for everyone. There are three common types of […]Read more "Travelling around Sri Lanka"
Accessing Your Money In Sri Lanka Sri Lanka has a closed currency so that means you will have to either take your own currency and exchange it when you arrive or withdraw cash with a card when you arrive It is becoming more common for places in Sri Lanka to accept card but you will […]Read more "Accessing your money in Sri Lanka"
Selecting The Right Card To Travel With Long are the days of withdrawing all of your money for your trip and carrying it around with you for your journey. New banks are offering low fees or zero fees for overseas transactions to lure customers to bank with them. New banks seem to be popping up […]Read more "Selecting the right card to travel with"
Tips for Hiring a car and hitting the roads in the USA! If you are thinking of hiring a car and cruising across some of the iconic roads of america such as Route 66 and Highway 1 then you are going to have a trip of a lifetime. Whether you are roadtripping for a few […]Read more "TIPS for roadtripping across the USA!"
Flight back home It was our leaving day and we packed up our bags and had a breakfast of fresh fruit and an omelette. The guesthouse owners Dennis and Nagala had been so helpful and kind too us. They asked if Becky wanted to name one of the kittens so she did. She named one […]Read more "Leaving day, 7th October 2017"
Arrive in negombo Trip to the hospital It was checkout day so we packed up our things and after breakfast caught a tuk tuk to the bus stop. We were heading to our final destination, Negombo, which was along the west coast not too far from the airport. The bus we needed directly to Negombo […]Read more "A trip to the hospital, 6th October 2017"
Visit World Vision Project Home Garden We met sudesh for a breakfast of fresh fruit and eggs which was perfect. Sudesh said he would show us another project in the area which world vision had helped a family. The project was for a home garden and encouraged families to grow organic food with no chemicals. […]Read more "Growing a better future, 5th October 2017"
Leave Anuruddhapura Visit World Vision Project School- Tree Planting Visit World Vision Project Fishing Village- Open Water Tanks Go Fishing It was time for us to leave Anuruddhapura so we had a Sri Lankan breakfast of string hoppers, fish curry and daal. Ajith met us with a huge beaming smile and took us to the […]Read more "World Vision, 4th October 2017"
Tour of Anuruddhapura We started the day off with a Sri Lankan breakfast of string hoppers (soft rice noodles) fish curry, Daal and coconut sambal. It was a great start to the day and we would have a guided tour of the ancient city. Ajith who had brought us to the hotel the day before […]Read more "An Ancient tour of Anuruddhapura, 3rd October 2017"
Sigiriya Bus to Anuradhapura Mihintale for sunset We got up early and bordered our tuk tuk at 6.20am for Sigiriya. The owners husband had his own tuk tuk so said he could take us there and back for 2000 rupees (£10). He took us the scenic route and we passed a beautiful lake which the […]Read more "Sigiriya, Spice gardens and Sunsets, 2nd October 2017"