Travellers Emily Sloane, Melanie Motto-Ros and Georgia Shumann
Destination Sri Lanka
Dates 24 December 2013 to 14 January 2014
Reason for visiting this destination In summary, to kick back and relax. Laugh, meditate, swim, laugh some more, explore and then, laugh even more.
Our Little Black Book
The best hotel The Marina Hotel – perfect for budget travellers!
The best place for dinner Any place that sells curry. Ella, a small town in the mountains is also superb, if you are up for an adventure.
The best place for lunch Any place near the beach where you can drink Lion beer and eat rice.
The best place for a drink Ibis Resort.
The best place to shop The seaside town of Mirissa.
The best way to get around Definitely use a tuk-tuk.
If you want to feel like a local you should… drink a king coconut before 10am.
Watch out for…wet bathroom floors! Definitely pack a pair of solid flip flops, especially for using public bathrooms.
Don’t leave without… going to the mountain villages and eating and curry.
Insider tip Allow Sri Lanka and its people to expand your mind and heart – they are magnificent.
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