SRI LANKA

Language: Tamil, Sinhelese, English widely spoken 

Currency: Sri Lankan Rupee 

My Budget Per Day: $45 (could be done a lot cheaper though)

Best Bar: Chill Café, Ella 

Price of a longneck beer in a bar: $2.90AUD 

Price of a pot of Sri Lankan coffee: $2.50AUD 

What to expect: stunning natural beauty, wide variety of landscapes, beautiful beaches, lovely people, humidity, slow trains

SRI LANKA BLOG POSTS

Sri Lanka Train Journey
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Sri Lanka Train Journey: Guide To Sri Lankan Railways

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Ella Quick Guide
Sri Lanka

Quick Guide To Ella

An Ella backpacking adventure is a must for anyone visiting the Sri Lankan Hill Country. It is one of Sri Lanka’s most loved destinations and

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Colombo Quick Guide
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Quick Guide To Colombo

I arrived in Colombo late at night, and the humidity struck me straight away. AsI drove to the hostel surrounded by honking tuktuks, I realised that I was

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