Nuwara Eliya

A Comprehensive Guide To Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya is in the Hill Country of Sri Lanka and located between the old capital of Sri Lanka, Kandy and the city with the Nine Arch Bridge, Ella. The name of this city has a beautiful meaning – “city of light”. Nuwara Eliya is also called “Little England”. Nuwara Eliya was established by the British discoverer Samuel Baker in 1846. It is understandable why the British chose to live here. Due to its altitude…

Review: The Trevene Hotel Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya is in the hill country of Sri Lanka and was built by the British colonists. The temperature during the day changes from 17C to 22C so you can understand why British people decided to start a city so high up. Plus, this is the place where some of the best tea in the world is grown and made. This review of The Trevene hotel will hopefully provide you with an opinion of our…

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…

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…