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Legendary Vagabrothers geared up to take Sri Lanka to the world

( Posted on November 9, 2018 )

Sri Lanka Tourism’s global promotion reached towards Legendry Travel You Tubers ‘Vagabrothers’’ to welcome them to experience true essences of Sri Lanka as part of their World Touring.

Having over Millions of globally engaged active social media audience (mainly on YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook) , vagabrothers ( are one of the top ranked, multi award winning YouTube travel vloggers in world to visit destination Sri Lanka in 2018 under Sri Lanka Tourism Visiting Bloggers Program.

As a direct result of the Sri Lanka Tourism’s International Promotions for Travel Bloggers, Vloggers and Social Media Content Creators, Vagabrothers (which include Mak Ayling & Alex Ayling) , visited Sri Lanka during month of October in a mission to explore deep roots of Destination Sri Lanka to share their experience with their global audience.


Plucking tea leaves at the Pedro Tea Estate

With our 1.7 million average monthly views for their channel, vagabrothers share some of the most engaging travel content to inspire global travel community. Over 740,000 of their weekly loyal subscribers spread around the world covering USA, UK & Europe, Canada, and Australia as well as from India. Age group of their audience diverse from 18 to over 65 years age categories.


The Vagabrothers at the Tourist Information Centre at the Southern Express way with SLTPB officials

Vagabrothers were invited by Sri Lanka Tourism under the Visiting Blogger Program-2018, for 10 days tour throughout the island and offered them well diverse experience to understand what makes Sri Lanka So Unique and exciting to add on to travel bucket list of global travellers.


The Vagabrothers at the Dutch Hospital Complex with Chairman SLTPB, Mr. Dehan Senevirathne, Managing Director, SLTPB, Mr. Sutheash Balasubramaniam and Mr. Chaminda Munasinghe

The Tailor-made travel content offered by Sri Lanka Tourism was blended with some of the most popular tourist attractions (Sigiriya, Dambulla, Kandy, Galle Dutch Fort, Colombo, etc.) as well as with some of the lesser known locations such as Riverston and Knuckles Mountain Range, Beragala, Wellawaya, Diyaluma Falls, etc.


The Vagabrothers, Marko and Alex Ayling, with Carolyn Ann Bacon at the Nuwareliya Colonial post office

Moreover their program designed to offer greater experience on nature, wildlife (Kaudulla,Minneriya), culture & Lifestyle and amazing palm beaches. Vagabothers have experienced from from Nation’s favourite Street feast to some of most popular Sri Lankan Crabs to enrich their daily vlogs about our island nation. Local Ayurveda, traditional way of life in rural areas has taken their attention throughout their journey.


Experiencing the local cuisine in Habarana

By endorsing destination Sri Lanka borthers prised the island beauty "whether you surf or not there is no shortage of reasons to visit Sri Lanka. From the iconic Sigiriya Iconic Citadel Rock to the thousands of wild elephants roaming in the island"


At galle face green, at the begining of the tour watching the sunset

By endorsing destination Sri Lanka borthers prised the island beauty "whether you surf or not there is no shortage of reasons to visit Sri Lanka. From the iconic Sigiriya Iconic Citadel Rock to the thousands of wild elephants roaming in the island"

Together with vagaborthers one of the uprising lifestyle vloggers on YouTube Carolyn Ann Bacon who goes as "carrierad" on You Tube and Instagram with over 300,000 social media follower base visited Sri Lanka to let work know about Island Sri Lanka and Sri Lankan Ayurveda Healings. Upon travelling over 50+ countries around the world, Vagaborthers has stated "Sri Lanka as a real value for money destination with great diversity"


At the Ruwanweli seya

Upon hosting over 36 travel Bloggers & influencers from around the world by creating a global reach over 33 million from 530 plus various social media and blogging contents, Sri Lanka Tourism has gained greater success in terms of creating a travel dream in Sri Lanka. Moreover, in the beginning of the years, Sri Lanka tourism has extended their global travel blogger promotions to Europe and USA by taking part of lucrative international destination promotional events such as TBEX – Europe & North America to welcome some of the most high profile travel bloggers and social media content creators to destination Sri Lanka. Local Hospitality partners such as Movenpick Hotel Colombo, Amaya Hotels & Resorts, Jetwing Hotels & Resorts (Jetwing Kaduruketha), Tangerine Group of Hotels (The Grand Nuwara Eliya) collaborated with Sri Lanka Tourism in order to promote Sri Lanka as an ideal experience oriented travel destination for potential global travellers those who seek for unique experiences.

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