Temple of the Tooth Relic, Kandy, Sri Lanka

This is probably the most popular landmark in Kandy so timing may make a difference to your visit. We arrived at about 10.30am along with about a million other people who were made up of both locals and visitors. Our visit coincided with a blessing time so many locals were bringing their offerings of beautiful […]

Choose a private driver in Sri Lanka

When Lal shook my hand at Colombo airport I knew we would be in safe hands for our trip round Sri Lanka. I had organised my own travel itinerary and contacted several private driver companies online but chose to use our accommodation provider’s recommendation as the price was a little cheaper than the others. Lal is a […]

The Kandy House, Sri Lanka

Once a governor’s house and now a luxurious boutique hotel I knew as the gates were opened onto the sweeping drive that all would be well here. In fact much more than well, incredibly spoiled and decadent were the overwhelming feelings during my stay. We were welcomed with cool moist towels and refreshing passion fruit juice […]