Ella

A Comprehensive Guide To Ella

Ella is a small town in the Hill Country of Sri Lanka. It is located in the Badulla district of Uva province. The town’s elevation is 1,041 meters above sea level and due to this elevation, the weather here is cooler than the weather at the coast. Although Ella is a small town, there are plenty of things to do and you would need at least three days to explore the city and…

Travel Sri Lanka: Key Information

1.Money unit. If you plan to travel Sri Lanka you should know that national currency of Sri Lanka is the Sri Lanka Rupee. Currency rate (as of publication) : $ 1 = Rs 181,53; 1€ = Rs 203,67. It is pretty easy to use a credit card in Sri Lanka. You can easily find an ATM if you need one as well. Exchanging money can be more problematic just because the exchange agencies are not on…

Must Try Foods In Sri Lanka

Traveling with a food blogger means getting to try all the weird and wonderful dishes a country’s cuisine has to offer. Sometimes I may be hesitant, but Cody is pretty much game for tasting anything once; From deep fried scorpions in China, alcoholic yak’s milk in Mongolia, to maggot cheese in Italy. Of course, when we decided to visit Sri Lanka for two weeks, Cody immediately started researching the must try foods in…

Kandy To Ella Train Ride: The Most Beautiful Train Journey In The World

When you think of train journeys, the first things to pop into your head will usually be the Orient Express, or the Trans-Siberian Railway. And while those rides both have the option of being extremely luxurious, most of the beauty is inside the train, and not outside. The train ride from Kandy to Ella in the hill country of Sri Lanka is considered one of the most beautiful train journeys in the world. It…

Hotel Review: Ella Sisila View

So I should start off by saying this isn’t a hotel, so much as a homestay. This is actually my preferred way of doing accommodation in Sri Lanka as the prices are usually better, and you get to have some great conversations with locals and travelers alike. The Ella Sisila View is located in…you guessed it…Ella. Ella, which was the last city on our traipse around Sri Lanka’s hill…