The Breadwinners- you cris cros everyday!

Almost everywhere in Sri Lanka you go you will find roadside vendors. At some occasions in abundant numbers when there is some feast going on in most of the parts of the country. Today, the street vending has become an important source of employment for a large number of urban poor as it requires low […]

Eat healthy food while…

Eat healthy food while… Tantalizing your taste buds & empowering the local woman It’s really challenging to eat out at Galle Restaurants (or anywhere) when you are dominated by lots of fast foods and junkies to please your taste buds. We especially notice that countries like Sri Lanka are dramatically caught in this trap. Although […]

Ayubowan!

Sri Lanka – a land of abundance of mystic tranquility. We are about to take you on a magical tour of information on what Sri Lankas Central Region has on offer to you. The Pearl of the Indian Ocean has almost every thing on this planet to offer to tourists seeking relaxing holidays. Beaches, cool […]

Sri Lanka Travel Tips

Sri Lanka Visa With effect from 1st January 2012, all Holiday or Business travelers to Sri Lanka must have Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) for entering in to Sri Lanka. Please visit www.eta.gov.lk for more information. Any payments made to other websites or agencies are not valid to process a valid ETA. Therefore, always ensure that the payments […]

Kirala Juice

Kirala, the mangrove apple is endemic and native to Sri Lanka. This fruit is commonly grown in saltwater surroundings and the south of the Sri Lankan coastal strip of Galle is popular for a mouth watering sip of Kirala juice across many shops on the roadside between Boosse and Gingthota. A little sweet and bit […]

Wildlife Tourism

Wildlife Tourism Sri Lanka’s rural areas are currently home to over 26 national parks and protected wildlife areas which together cover an area of 5,734 km2 (2,214 sq mi).Tourist activities include bird watching at Kumana National Park, Sri Lankan leopard spotting at the Yala Wildlife Sanctuary in Hambantota, and witnessing groups of elephants in Udawalawe. Tour operators in Sri […]

Industries and Tourism

Rural Sri Lanka is still largely based on an agricultural economy. Tourist activities in rural villages include riding in bullock carts, touring farms, attending village fairs and farmers’ markets, taking part in crop harvesting or attending educational programs about the agricultural way of life. A number of opportunities to volunteer or stay at Sri Lankan […]

Destinations and Weather

Each of Sri Lanka’s nine provinces and twenty five districts offer rural travel opportunities. For most rural destinations in the South, Central Sri Lanka, Northern, West and East Sri Lanka, can be at its most enjoyable in the drier seasons; the best time to travel to the west, south and upland areas of the island […]