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Top 7 things to do in Nuwara Eliya: Sri Lanka's Little England

Nuwara Eliya was truly a magical stop in Sri Lanka. It was emerald green tea leaves for days, cascading waterfalls and quaint colonial buildings which made me feel like I was at home in UK.

You can tell why they call it Sri Lanka’s little England as soon as you arrive.

The weather is freezing, it rains more often than not and there are tonnes of Colonial style buildings dotted all over the place. Even the tea plantations are named after English cities and counties!

What to See and Do in Anuradhapura

The sacred city of Anuradhapura is made up of monastic complexes dedicated to different sects of Buddhism including Theravada, Mahavihara, and Mahayana. It also has four monumental stupas (Jetavana, Ruyanvelisaya, Mirisavati and Abhayagiri).

Visitors can also see the ruins of fortified walls and a system of moats that protected the secular part of the city known as the Citadel. The outskirts of Anuradhapura were mainly used for agriculture. A remarkably advanced water hydraulic system allowed for year-round irrigation.

The Top 11 Things to See and Do in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Only a few hours from Colombo, Nuwara Eliya sits in the hill country in eternal temperate winter and is charmingly called “Little England”, due to it being where British settlers built their holiday bungalows and spent their down time. Here’s the top things to see and do in the area.

11 amazing facts you probably didn’t know about Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka is often an overlooked nation despite its size and is generally not perceived as a hidden gem of the sub-continent. Despite the claims, Sri Lanka has a lot to offer to tourists ranging from its delicious food to its ancient history, pristine beaches and wildlife. In this series we shall be exploring some of the 11 cool facts which you probably weren’t aware about Sri Lanka.

An Amateur’s Guide to Hiking, Biking and Kayaking in Sri Lanka

When it comes to small group adventure, there’s always the excitement on who else would be in your tour and how well you would get along with the group. As nerve-wracking as it sounds it may not necessarily be the best option for everyone which is why you can always opt-in for a packaged tour option instead to get the same experience with your own style.

An Amateur’s Guide to Hiking, Biking and Kayaking in Sri Lanka

When it comes to small group adventure, there’s always the excitement on who else would be in your tour and how well you would get along with the group. As nerve-wracking as it sounds it may not necessarily be the best option for everyone which is why you can always opt-in for a packaged tour option instead to get the same experience with your own style.

7 amazing hiking and adventure trails you can’t miss in Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka has a lot to offer for adventure seekers and hikers alike in addition it also offers unique experiences with each destination you may visit. In this series we shall be exploring some of the top 7 destinations which you can’t miss during your visit to this country.

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7 amazing hiking and adventure trails you can’t miss in Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka has a lot to offer for adventure seekers and hikers alike in addition it also offers unique experiences with each destination you may visit. In this series we shall be exploring some of the top 7 destinations which you can’t miss during your visit to this country.

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Top 7 reasons why Sri Lanka is a great destination for Vegans and Vegetarians

Sri Lanka has been amongst the leaders in the spice trade during the early years and has earned its reputation from many travelers for its splendid destinations and vacation hot spots over the years. As much as Sri Lankans love their spice, we also have a sweet tooth and are generally omnivores by nature. Due to our multicultural society Sri Lankan dishes offers a wide variety of vegetarian cuisine to local food which anyone can enjoy without compromising on taste and flavor.