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Updates from Sri Lanka — A Week of Learning and Discovering

Ayubowan from Sri Lanka! I’m popularly writing to you from Colombo, the land’s biggest city. It’s exciting to have existence in this part of the creation, with the tropical humid air expression of good-will me upon landing and a machiavelian hint of chaos buzzing from the streets. I’ve solely been here for a day, excepting Colombo has already surprised me attached several levels. Despite being the biggest incorporated town in Sri Lanka, it’s a great quantity calmer than I’d expected (nonentity like India) and it also seems extremely prosperous, lush and green.

I’m hither in Sri Lanka to attend the Travel Blogger Conference Asia 2014 organized through . the PTBA (Professional Travel Bloggers Association), to the degree that one of the 40 selected members to draw near and discuss the future of ramble blogging with exciting industry folks. The parley seems to be different from anything else I’ve attended, with a trifling intimate group of professionals getting in concert and rubbing shoulders with leading experts from big-give an appellation to companies like BBC, Google and TripAdvisor.

My Itinerary in Sri Lanka

The parley includes a few days of on-ground learning in the field exploring Sri Lanka in the form of mini-workshops and evening tutorials. That property I’ll be exploring the island country and learning at the sort time. The itinerary looks exciting in the manner that we’ll be traveling from the west coast to south, covering the cardinal sights of the country in even-handed four days.

We’ll raise by visiting the villages of Habanara and going attached safaris in the Kaudalla National Park. I’m specially excited about visiting the iconic Sigiriya Rock and going without ceasing a trek in Hiriwaduna. In the plans are furthermore excursions around the city of Kandy, the flavoring gardens of Matale as well at the same time that a boat safari along the Madu River. Our convenience is kindly provided by the cardinal sponsor, Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts

I’m solemnly excited about what the week has in hoard for me. I will be definitely reporting back! In the in the mean time, follow my live updates on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #TBCAsia!


Have you been to Sri Lanka? Anything I shouldn’t miss? Leave me more tips in the comment field in the present life!