Roaming in Sri Lanka

  Yup, Samsung is everywhere… For anyone who will ever visit Sri Lanka (and you totally should) here’s a quick guide to getting mobile service there. Although carriers in both Canada and USA offer “roam like home” packages—where you access your plan’s data bucket anywhere in the world for an additional daily fee—it’s often cheaper […]

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Spend a week in Sri Lanka – Femina

The island country down south is not too far for a great family holiday, and offers a variety of experiences. Here’s a week-long itinerary in Sri Lanka to help you max out your time. Day 1 Land in Colombo and drive to Unawatuna. Spend your day relaxing on the beach. Base yourself here for the […]

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Where to spot leopards in Sri Lanka

Lions are everywhere in Sri Lanka. Not in a live, animated kind of way, since the King of the Jungle didn’t make it past prehistoric times on the island nation, but decorating the national flag, giving their name to the country’s beloved cricket team, and emblazoned proudly across the packaging of countless products.  While the Sri Lankan lion isn’t much more than a majestic myth adopted […]

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La Paz, Bolivia guide: what to see plus the best bars, restaurants and hotels

La Paz map That it lacks a long checklist of sights is part of its charm. It’s worth spending time in La Paz, not only acclimatising to the altitude but simply wandering. An amalgam of architectural styles, cultures and beliefs, it has everything from offerings to the goddess Pachamama to incense-filled colonial churches, food stalls […]

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