Tag: Sri Lanka

Jason boarding the airplane with his Thule bag in backpack format

COVID-19 Protocols for Tourists: 3 Extreme Examples

Recently there have been many news reports about countries that are planning to re-open to tourists, and the measures they plan to take in order to ensure the safety of both citizens and visitors. It’s been really interesting to see the variance in protocols being implemented – in some cases, the requirements have been very…
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June 12, 2020 3
Galle Face Green

Sri Lanka Travel Guide – Colombo, Galle, and the South Coast

COVID-19 Update: Sri Lanka is expected to re-open to international tourism in August 2020. For more information about the COVID-19 protocols, click here. Overview: Sri Lanka, a “tear drop” shaped island nation in the Indian Ocean has started to find its way into the mainstream tourist map for the last few years. Since the civil…
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May 9, 2018 6
Swimming by the mosque at Lighthouse Beach in Galle Fort

Galle Sri Lanka in 4 Days – Where to Stay, Where to Eat, and Things to Do

COVID-19 Update: Sri Lanka is expected to re-open to international tourism in August 2020. For more information about the COVID-19 protocols, click here. Overview: Galle is about 130 kms south of Colombo on Sri Lanka’s southwest coast and we travelled here by train for the last 4 days of our trip to relax and explore…
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December 28, 2017 3
Sunset at the beach by the Jetwing Lighthouse in Galle

Beach Guide: Sri Lanka South Coast

COVID-19 Update: Sri Lanka is expected to re-open to international tourism in August 2020. For more information about the COVID-19 protocols, click here. Overview: Sri Lanka is a beach lover’s paradise and during our stay on the South Coast, we explored 6 of them from our homebase in Fort Galle. Compared to other beach destinations…
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December 26, 2017 3
Yard at the Galle Face Hotel

Our Trip to Sri Lanka: 24 Hours in Colombo

COVID-19 Update: Sri Lanka is expected to re-open to international tourism in August 2020. For more information about the COVID-19 protocols, click here. Overview: Sri Lanka, a “tear drop” shaped island nation in the Indian Ocean has started to find its way into the mainstream tourist map for the last few years. Since the civil…
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December 26, 2017 3
View from the train during a stop

How to Travel by Train in Sri Lanka – Colombo to Galle

COVID-19 Update: Sri Lanka is expected to re-open to international tourism in August 2020. For more information about the COVID-19 protocols, click here. At this time, tourists are not permitted to take public transit in Sri Lanka. Overview: Haunting, is one way to describe the opening scene of No Reservations Sri Lanka in which Anthony…
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December 25, 2017 0
Water in My Grave book

Books to Read Before Going to Sri Lanka

COVID-19 Update: Sri Lanka is expected to re-open to international tourism in August 2020. For more information about the COVID-19 protocols, click here. Overview: Reading literature from the country you are going to visit is a good starting point to immerse yourself into the culture and can even help you to plan other aspects of…
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October 3, 2017 2