Blog and Stories with Locals Experiences
Itinerant Notes is a guide to the island of Sri Lanka. We write blog posts and articles about traveling, food, accommodation, most un-touched places and many more. Any one is welcome to join to our community and share thoughts.
Coffee Places in Colombo
The most popular export in Sri Lanka is without a doubt Tea. This is perhaps not so surprising from the country that brings you “Ceylon Tea”. Unfortunately coffee is not one of its great exports. This doesn’t mean you can not find good coffee in and around Colombo, although not authentic Espresso in Italy is worth giving a look at. In Sri Lanka coffee shops use locally grounded coffee however there are some places that may serve you high-end foreign beans...
Tips for Exploring Ella, Sri Lanka
Ella is the epitome of the highland experience you can get in Sri Lanka, which is perhaps the most famous hill country destination for foreighn and local tourists alike. This is good enough reason for me to make you more prepared for the journey to come and if Ella isn’t in your bucket list of things to do, it’s time to update your list and follow these instructions....
Wildlife in Sri Lanka
From large elephant gatherings to parks that have the highest concentration of leopards in the world to the easiest place in the world to see the blue whale, the largest animal to have ever lived on the planet, Sri Lanka is a surprisingly wildlife paradise. Despite being small in size, Sri Lanka’s wildlife is as varied as the island itself.
Places to visit in Colombo - Part I
Colombo is the commercial heart of the tear of the Indian Ocean, meaning there is a lot of stuff to do in the capital of the little island nation. This will breeze through some of the things to do however it will be just scratching the surface. Hopefully more content will come but for now, let’s dive in...