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How to Rent a Car in Sri Lanka with Driver (and Why You Should!)

Unless you have unlimited time, you’ll want to rent a car in Sri Lanka.  We aren’t backpackers, so the idea of every journey taking 50% longer when you head by bus or train didn’t sound like an efficient use of our limited vacation time.  We quickly realized that a private car was the way to …

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Sri Lanka Cultural Triangle Guide: Itinerary and Where to Stay

I have a major problem when travel planning: anytime there are too many options, I’m rendered frozen in indecision.  I read far too many reviews, approach things from every angle, and compare so many options I forgot what I’ve already covered.  And that was 100% my problem for planning our visit to the Sri Lanka …

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Before You Visit Sri Lanka, Find Out What the Guidebooks Left Out

Sri Lanka is one of those places where the collective experience is more impactful than the sum of its parts.  It’s also a country that takes time to appreciate, somewhere I think would be even more special on a second or third visit.  But if you’re one of those people who’s likely to only visit Sri Lanka …

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Wilpattu National Park

Deciding which Sri Lankan safari to include on my trip was one of the most frustrating parts of planning.  There are almost too many choices, and never enough information on each one, so I spent most of the research process locked in indecision.  Finally, I settled on Wilpattu National Park, which ended up being the …

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