As I write my 2016 travel year in review I can’t help reflecting upon a year that has been a mixed bag. On the one hand political events have plunged the world into great uncertainty. On the other hand, the Wandering Kiwi family has had a consistently excellent year pursuing […]
Travel ideas for Sri Lanka – trip tips and recommendations from my experience travelling in Sri Lanka. The island of Sri Lanka is a south-Asian country that has diverse and beautiful landscapes, ancient sites, and a rich, welcoming culture. Here you will find exciting travel ideas for travelling in Sri Lanka so start planning your trip now and experience everything that Sri Lanka has to offer travellers.
I fell in love with the Sri Lankan city of Kandy within minutes of arriving. Yes it is a busy, traffic-clogged Asian city but it somehow manages to retain its lush, green environment and bucket loads of laid-back charm. I’d like to share my favourite things to do in Kandy. […]
I spent a lot of time researching as I planned the Wandering Kiwi Sri Lanka trip. I looked online, read a Sri Lanka travel guide book, and talked to friends who had been recently. Most of our Sri Lanka itinerary fell into place fairly easily, with a list of places […]
The fortress of Galle is a many-layered confection, with multiple levels of architecture and history adding up to a mysteriously beautiful scrap of urbanity perched upon Sri Lanka’s south coast. It has a history that stretches back a thousand years and a mixture of glamour and dilapidation that is irresistible. […]
There were many times I thought about not doing the World’s End walk in Horton Plains National Park in Sri Lanka. Not least when I was woken before my 5 am alarm by the pre-recorded chanting at the local Buddhist monastery. The dank, cold guesthouse in Nuwara Eliya had not […]