A war torn country for 26 years, Sri Lanka has emerged as a cheap and exotic option. The hole in tourism during the war created a lag in commercialization so the places you stay and the people you meet are on an entirely different trip and it’s real cheap The waves are world class if you know where to be and the food is fucked up good. If India and Indonesia had a love child it would be Sri Lanka.

Read Revivalist Nate Zoller’s guide to Sri Lanka for What Youth.