Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka we’ve visited Colombo, Mount Lavinia, Kosgoda, Bentota, Galle Fort, Unawatuna, Kandy, Mirissa Beach, Kitulgala, Pinnawala

Luca’s Memorial Hotel in Kosgoda Sri Lanka

I found Luca’s Memorial on Booking.com by happenstance really. I heard about there being a turtle sanctuary in a place called Bentota and upon searching found a handful of places near them. Well, as it turns out, Luca’s Memorial is listed as being in Bentota but is actually in Kosgoda – A few Kilometers South. …

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How to Find Lodging in Sri Lanka – Where we stayed and more

When you are looking at visiting a foreign country that you don’t know much or anything of at all and need to find lodging – you start searching the internet for blog posts, review sites like Trip Advisor, asking people on Facebook if they’ve ever been there, etc. If you’d like some FREE Credits towards …

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CityRest Fort Hostel in Colombo, Sri Lanka

The CityRest Fort Hostel in Colombo was our first lodging in the tiny nation island in Sri Lanka. We booked this Hostel through Hostelworld.com – our first time using this site. We paid a grand total of $303.60 for 4 nights at the CityRest Fort. It was rather steep honestly for a Hostel but it was in …

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Phone Service and WiFi in Sri Lanka

We have a T-Mobile phone plan. We’ve been with their phone service for about 15yrs. They offer an International Roaming Service that we use after a LOT or research into what would be the best way to get good Wifi, Data and calling. Anywho, here’s the dealio about Phone Service, WiFi and data while in …

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Big Lessons learned booking flights to Sri Lanka

Sometimes, you should pay more for certain things – such as flights. I’m not saying to pay a LOT more but be a bit choosier. $50 could be the difference between lost luggage, having to pay more for checking luggage with bait and switch marketing and… lastly, dealing with crappy employees and flight attendants. This …

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What Monsoon Season is like in Sri Lanka

Everyone who found out we were going to Sri Lanka told us that we shouldn’t go during Monsoon Season. The funny thing is though that none of these people had ever been there. We’d researched online to find out ‘why’ and even ‘what’ a Monsoon was. Monsoon Season always sounded bad to me – like …

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