Kandy

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…

Kandy Day Trip

If you are going to Sri Lanka chances are you want to see Sigiriya rock and the Dambulla Cave temple. There are two ways for how to visit these places. First, you can stay at Sigiriya village if you want to spend a lot of time, or second, do a Kandy Day Trip. The best way to do the day trip is to hire a private driver a it will be cheaper than online tours…

What To Do In Kandy

Kandy is the second biggest city in Sri Lanka by population. Once known as the kingdom of Kandy, today it is a cultural and historical capital of the country. This is the place where the last kings lived and died. Kandy is full of history and amazing places to visit if you want to get more familiar with the culture of this nation. This list of what to do in Kandy should give you enough…

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…

Hiking Pidurangala: Is Pidurangala Better Than Sigiriya?

What can be considered the most iconic landmark in Sri Lanka, Sigiriya is located in the center of the island. This is considered hill country, and if you plan on driving around the area, the winding roads will offer fantastic views of the surrounding hills and valleys. However, there is another hill right next to Sigiriya called Pidurangala, and in my opinion is the better choice. Hiking Pidurangala is more fun, and it actually offers…

Getting from Kandy To Nuwara Eliya

Many visitors to Sri Lanka have of course heard about the famous Kandy-Ella train trip. Some would even consider it the most beautiful train ride in the world. However a lot of people skip out on Nuwara Eliya, which is about halfway between Kandy and Ella. Getting from Kandy To Nuwara Eliya is super easy, and this charming town, known as Little England, should definitely be a stop on your trip. In this article…

Hotel Review: Bee View Kandy

When Cody and I were looking for places to stay in Sri Lanka we found it quite difficult as much of the good stuff seemed so far away from the center. Luckily we decided that we’d rather be in a nicer place further away, then in a shoddy place in the city center. Let me tell you, this was the right decision. Our stay at Bee View Kandy was absolutely delightful, and I…