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UAE + Istanbul

Itinerary Arrive in Abu Dhabi (at night) Day 1-3: Abu Dhabi + Al Ain Day 1: Grand Mosque, Corniche, Emirates Palace Hotel Day 2: Al Ain Day Tour, Emirates Palace Hotel Day 3: Falcon Hospital Abu Dhabi -> Dubai + […]

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Sri Lanka: Colombo

Introduction Colombo isn’t one of the biggest metropolis’s in Asia, but it’s certainly full of character. All of the the various colonial rulers – the Portuguese, Dutch, and British – coveted Colombo as an important port. Each of these nations […]

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Sri Lanka: Galle

Introduction Galle (pronounced Gall) is the second biggest city in Sri Lanka. It was a Dutch occupied town for quite some time before it was handed off to the British. Because of their long occupation, the city has quite a […]

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Sri Lanka: Mirissa

Introduction Mirissa is a small fishing village in the southern part of Sri Lanka. It is popular with tourists for its beaches and other ocean related activities, such as whale watching, surfing, and snorkeling and scuba diving. The waters around […]

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Sri Lanka: Tissa and Yala

Introduction Tissa (Tissamaharama) is the closest major town to Yala National Park, which was the intended destination. Tissa is approximately 30 – 40 minutes away from Yala. Sites Yala Safari Tips Gallery  

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Sri Lanka: Nuwara Eliya

Introduction Nuwara Eliya is an extremely picturesque city in Sri Lanka. The region in and around this city is mountainous and most of these mountains are used to grow Ceylon tea. It’s also resort town, and is a popular destination […]

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Sri Lanka: Sigiriya

Introduction Sigiriya is the most famous for the archaeological site, the old citadel of Sigiriya, which includes Lion Rock. You also have the opportunity to do a safari, though this safari is almost exclusively to see elephants. Sites Gallery

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Sri Lanka

Trip made in December 2016 Introduction Sri Lanka is known for a few things: Ceylon tea, wildlife, and being deeply Buddhist. What is not as well-known about Sri Lanka is that the country has been shaped not only by its […]


Sri Lanka Reviews

Hotels Camellia Resort & Spa – Sigiriya The Camellia Resort & Spa was a decent hotel, with a good location to Sigiriya Citadel and Lion Rock. My only complaint was with the room. The AC was a little too small […]

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Sri Lanka: Kandy

Introduction Kandy is one of the historical cities in Sri Lanka, though it’s also transitioning into a modern city. It’s best known for its temples, particularly Sri Dalada Maligawa, and botanical gardens. About an hour outside Kandy, there are a […]