Ella in Sri Lanka was nothing as I’d imagined it to be. We took the train from Colombo to Kandy and from there we took the most beautiful train ride of our lives and travelled from Kandy to Ella. If you are looking for tips on where to stay and things to do in Ella Sri Lanka then you have come to the right blog.
You also need to hear about something that I wouldn’t recommend doing.
I was a huge fan of Ella and I’ll tell you everything I can about the place – I’m even going to share a video with you.
If you are heading to Sri Lanka, then you will undoubtedly be looking for a beautiful beach in which to unwind and relax your weary bones. We are a family of four currently travelling the world and we recently spent a month in Sri Lanka – two of those weeks were spent soaking up the sun on the beautiful Mirissa beach.
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Travelling by train in Sri Lanka is the best. We spent almost a month in Sri Lanka with our two kids (teenagers) and after spending weeks jumping in the waves and relaxing on the beautiful beach at Miriisa, the train and bus journeys were what they found the most thrilling. If you are looking for the best train journey to take in Sri Lanka then read on. (more…)
Couchsurfing. What is it? Is it just for backpacking teenagers? Is it safe?And, most importantly, can you go Couchsurfing with kids? Or, are you all going to end up in some weirdo’s basement, chained to the walls with only a doll in a clown suit for company
Couchsurfing is not for everyone. But it should be. If you are travelling the world as we are and want to experience some local culture, then there is no better way to do it than to couchsurf. (more…)
There are many surprises I discovered about Sri Lanka during our holiday in January 2019. Not just wonderful things to do such as travelling on the most beautiful train journey in the world, but other facts. Things that I could never have found in a guidebook and that no travel blog would ever have told me about.
Take for instance the saga of worrying about how much money to take to Sri Lanka; once there, I discovered that things were incredibly cheap and that I’d worried myself for nothing. My dollar went a long way!
We visited Sri Lanka for 25 days and spent a pittance, regardless of the fact that we ate out and took a fancy train into the countryside to visit the stunning town of Ella. If money is your main concern and you are trying to do things on a budget then you can see exactly how much we spent in Sri Lanka here. (more…)