Sri Lanka Travel Expense Report- Day 7

Sri Lanka Travel Expense Report- Day 7

Sri Lanka travel expense report for Day 7 is going to reflect badly on me as a budget traveler. Here I’m trying to prove that Sri Lanka can be done on a budget and on the other hand I’ve spent a whopping 67 dollars in a single day. But again, the fault wasn’t entirely mine. […]
Sri Lanka Travel Expense Report- Day 6

Sri Lanka Travel Expense Report- Day 6

Sri Lanka travel expense on Day 6 was identical to Day 5 as I again spent the day in visually documenting the magnificent Manor House. Again I skipped lunch, relying on breakfast and dinner to get me through the day. As you can see since there was no traveling involved, how much I saved on […]
Sri Lanka Travel Expense Report- Day 5

Sri Lanka Travel Expense Report- Day 5

Sri Lanka travel expense on Day 5 were brought to a saner level. And this can be attributed more towards the fact that I was graciously hosted by the prestigious Manor House situated just outside of Kandy. In fact its a good 10 km outside of Kandy. Can only be reached conveniently via private transport, […]
Sri Lanka Travel Expense Report- Day 4

Sri Lanka Travel Expense Report- Day 4

My Sri Lanka travel expense for the day 4 were the biggest todate. But then again, I visited the most tourist resorts on this day and traveled quite a bit in tuk tuk all over Kandy, leading to the spike. I could have done the public bus as well, but then again I don’t know […]
sri lanka travel expense day 3

Sri Lanka Travel Expense -Day 3

Day 3 saw me through the day with just the expense of Rs. 660 which was procured going to the railway station from my homestay in Colombo. I arrived in Kandy where I was graciously hosted by the Theva Residency – a luxurious boutique hotel at the top of a hill overlooking the entire city […]
sri lanka travel expense day 2

Sri Lanka Travel Expense Report- Day Two

Budget travel in Sri Lanka is no child’s play. In fact it’s the same story in the entire South Asia. Despite all the odds, I’m taking the challenge and trying to prove budget travel can be possible in Sri Lanka with a little bit of compromise, improvisation and a lot of help from strangers. Remember […]
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Sri Lanka Travel Expense Report- Day One

Sri Lanka expense report for the first day was not very promising. As much as I tried to keep my expenses down, they just spiraled out of control. You would think that $13 isn’t that much so what I’m bitching about. But the thing is, I hardly did anything outdoors all day. I spend most […]
sri lanka day 0 travel expense

Sri Lanka Travel Expense Report- Day Zero

I’ll be documenting my travel expenses in Sri Lanka on a day-to-day basis so that you get an idea of how much you’re likely to spend yourself. In addition to that, I’ll be putting up a cumulative expense report as well which would give an overall picture of the budget you need to travel in […]