Sri Lanka Travel Stories Travel Articles

Hippies, Hikers, Hookahs and Harems #3: Up in the Hill Country: Kandy – Sri Lanka
Not quite as sweet as it sounds, the capital of the 'Hill Country' will leave you choking in a fog of exhaust fumes, and battered and bruised in the Temple of the Tooth.
Hippies, Hikers, Hookahs and Harems #4: West and South Coast – Hikkaduwa, Galle & Ambalangoda – Sri Lanka
Squalid train travel, wailing blind beggars, the baby milk scam and lolling on the beach. The Raylotts finally make it to the chill out surf zone of Sri Lanka.
Hippies, Hikers, Hookahs and Harems #2: The Ancient Cities: Sigiriya and Polonnaruwa – Sri Lanka
The 'pearl of the Indian ocean' or a pale imitation cast into the ocean's depths. Penny tries to unravel what makes the Sinhalese tick.
A Surf Spot with Style – Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
Any travelers keen to experience a surf beach with
Sri Lanka’s Hill Country by Train
In Sri Lanka, cheap first-class tickets and free w
Adam’s Peak, Sri Lanka
Adam’s Peak, Sri Lanka The Ceylon mountain with the sacred footprint of B
327 Days in Ceylon
My wife Rebecca and I spent 1998 in Sri Lanka, teaching English at the Worldwide Educational Institute in Nuwara Eliya. Our school had about 150 students (most post-high school age) and we taught vocational-level courses in English, computers, and business. We received a salary of Rs 9000 per month (about US$140). Most of this went […]