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Why I Didn’t Love Galle [and a Photo Story]

When I was researching Sri Lanka I wasn’t sure whether to stay at Galle or Unawatuna. After reading a bit I figured it would be better to stay at Unawatuna and Visit Galle just for the day. Plus Toni wanted beach, so decision made! I totally made the right decision to visit Galle just for […]

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So Many Great Places to Eat in Unawatuna

Hi friends and Happy New Year. I hope you are not too full after all those Christmas feasts because I’m going to talk about food and drink here too. For a change! I already shared with you the BEST place to eat in Unawatuna but I had so many great meals there that I want […]

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Unawatuna Blackout

I woke at 6.30am in a sweat, silently cursing Toni for turning off the fan in the night. Again. I lazily reached up to the dial on the wall, twisted it. Nothing. Twisted it the other way. Still nothing. Pressed the main switch. Nothing. Toni hadn’t turned the fan off, it had gone off. There […]

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The Best Place to Eat in Unawatuna

There are loads of places to eat in Unawatuna and some of them are well worth a visit. I had some of my nicest meals in Sri Lanka in Unawatuna. The Best Place to Eat in Unawatuna, without a doubt, is Mettha’s Homecooked Meals. In another post I will tell you the rest of my […]

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Where to Stay in Unawatuna (And Where Not to)

In Unawatuna I stayed at three different guest houses. Yes, you read that right, THREE! In five days. Here I’m going to explain why. Plus I will briefly review each one and share useful info like prices and booking. I have not been compensated for writing any of the following reviews: all my opinions are, […]

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Unawatuna Beach is NICE!

That may sound like a strange title, but let me explain: When I was researching where to go in Sri Lanka, Unawatuna came up a lot. But in reviews and blogs the comments about the beach were rarely positive. It also seemed, from what I read, that Unawatuna was especially touristy and built up. In […]

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From Mirissa to Unawatuna

I decided that the best way for us to get from Mirissa to Unawatuna would be to take a tuk tuk. It couldn’t have worked out better. We called a tuk tuk driver, a young lad, that we had met a couple of evenings before in Mirissa. He had been touting for business and we […]