Archive for August, 2013

Top 5 Sri Lankan Beaches

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Sri Lankan BeachesSri Lanka is an island country located in the tropical region. It is surrounded by the Indian Ocean on all sides and thus has a congenial climate round the year. The island in full of picturesque places you should definitely visit. There are many lush green tropical forests in this country which are really a visual pleasure for you. There are many things to do also once you are in Sri Lanka. The most important thing that you should not miss is to spend a quality amount of time in the beaches here. There are many world famous beaches in Sri Lanka where people from around the world love to come and spend a calm and serene holiday. So before you land in Sri Lanka, you should have enough knowledge about the famous beaches of the country.

The beach in Arugam Bay is one of the most popular and beautiful beaches in Sri Lanka. It is located at a distance of 314 kilometers from the capital city of Colombo. This bay is a perfect surfing destination. You must spend a day in the resorts near the beach to enjoy the real spice of the place. You can also participate in a lot of underwater activities.

The Negombo beach, located near Colombo, is one of many fishing beaches of the country. You can enjoy your time lying under the sun here. The place is serene and beautiful. Probably the most breathtaking beach of the island country is the Nilaweli beach. You can spend a relaxing time in this white sandy beach with clear water under the shade of the pine trees.

Bentota beach is mainly famous for the plethora of adventurous water activities that it offers. You can indulge in activities like surfing, water skiing, scuba diving, snorkeling, etc in this place. The Unawatuna beach has turquoise blue water where you can do under water diving to see the corals amongst the schools of fishes passing by.

Planning Your Vacation

Saturday, August 24th, 2013

planning your vacationIt’s never too early to start planning your vacation. Trust me, apart from keeping you well ahead in your plans and preparations it also keeps you happy as it reminds you that you have something to look forward to. But planning a tour is no easy task. Usually the preliminaries have a lot to do with your destination and the time of your travel. Other aspects like the duration of the tour, number of people travelling with you, etc, also play their own roles in determining how you go about planning your vacation.

However, things like travel insurance and universally accepted cards should be your constant companion; as should your camera and high spirit. It is always advisable to read up about the place that you intend on visiting. It does not only give you an idea of where you are going and what you should be looking forward, but it also helps you understand the place better while the tour guide fills you in on its history, geography, et al. Preparing yourself for your travel destination will also help you pack in the necessary items needed to explore the place better.

According to the prevalent season of the place you are travelling to, it is important to pack your suitcases with appropriate clothing. Also, you would be wise to make hotel and rental reservations from beforehand to avoid harassment in midst of your holiday. Preparations should also be made in keeping with the nature of your holiday. For example, essentials needed for a camping trip will differ from essentials needed for a regular family outing.
It is also wise to keep your identification and emergency contact numbers handy no matter where and when you decide to go. In conclusion, here’s hoping you plan smart and have a safe and enjoyable trip.