Tag: Wanderlust

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Ever since I learned about the pilgrimage town of Kataragama town in Sri Lanka, I always wondered what made it so special. What made it a converging spot for all the major and minor religions of Sri Lanka? I organised a fact-finding trip so that I would be able to understand just why the place…

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The hill-country of Sri Lanka is one of the more spectacular regions on the island. Flanked with tall mountains, shrouded in evergreen forests and tea estates, along with historical attractions, it is a kaleidoscopic wonder for all to enjoy. At least that was what I was told by my friends who have gone there. Curious…

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To me, the tropics are all about adventure, lush greenery, and exotic wildlife, which is exactly what I set out to do when I planned to travel to Sri Lanka. I did not have much time to explore the entire island, so I decided Yala would be the ideal spot, since it has everything I…

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The coastal belts of Sri Lanka are more than just sitting back and basking in the views, as it is also known to be a breeding ground for diverse marine eco-systems. Whether you are in the west, south, or east coast, you are definitely in for a treat, as there are many diving spots for…

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1. Austria While Austria has been on the UK’s quarantine exemption list for a few weeks, it has only just been announced that UK travelers can go to Austria without needing to take a test or isolate on arrival. Most associate the Alpine country with skiing in winter, but Austria is a playground for outdoor…

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It was the month of December 2018, and I was desperate for an escape out of my homeland. Being a triathlete, I always loved mixing travel and sports, but this time it was a bit different. I found that the little island of Sri Lanka was hosting an Ironman 70.3 in February 2019, and I…

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When planning a trip to the paradise island, especially a beach vacation, many things should be considered to make it perfect in every way. Whether you are going with family, a partner, or even solo, there are many elements to look into when creating your itinerary, however, there are five major elements that should be…

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Aptly nicknamed ‘The Pearl of the Indian Ocean’, Sri Lanka is an eclectic mix of all things exotic. Being a sociology student, I was naturally interested in understanding how the social fabric of the island had been weaved over the years, and how it continues to change even today. For this, I planned a seven-day…