The 17th century Dutch colonial complex was originally built to house the Dutch commanders and their staff, and was subsequently converted to The New Orient Hotel, which operated for about 140 years.
Following our stay in Colombo, we headed to the breathtaking ancient palace perched atop a spectacular citadel rock, located in the heart of Sri Lanka – Sigiriya – known to all tourists as “Lion Rock”. Billed by the locals as the “Eight Wonder of the World”, Sigiriya is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is…
Following an exciting three days exploring Colombo, Kandy and Sigiriya we were finally ready for the relaxing portion of our vacation! Enter Amanwella – a slice of Indian ocean heaven!
Ranked among Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants for 2018, the world renown Ministy of Crab definitely does not disappoint.
Welcome to the most beautiful train ride in the world! Following our day trip to Sigiriya and a night in Kandy, we got on a train from Kandy to Ella to take in some scenic countryside views of the heart of the island.