It’s either exhilarating, liberating—or downright terrifying, depending on your point of view. And according to some, it’s inevitable.
A revolution in the way tourists view and choose potential destinations has been heralded by the Google Cardboard virtual reality (VR) viewer, which pairs with smartphones.
The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is to host its anjual conference in Sri Lanka’s east-coast beach resort of Passikudah in July.
The inspiring story of how a young Irish couple built a new home—and a new life—in Sri Lanka is told in heartwarming detail on the The Gloss Magazine website.
The first book ever written in English about Sri Lanka—we’re talking 1680 here, over 300 years ago—was an instant hit. ‘An Historical Relation of the Island of Ceylon’ has been described as “the ideal mix of an adventure-filled autobiography and an exotic travel guide”.
Anyone who has ever sampled Sri Lanka’s amazing cuisine knows that its reputation for variety and plain deliciousness is full justified. So London-based Ajith Perera’s foodie website The Ceylon Chef is a great netsurfer’s destination.
Sri Lanka’s cultural expression through jewellery, handicrafts and fashion is highlighted in a look at the L’Indochine fashion shop featured on The Standard website.
We all know how TripAdvisor rules the world. If you’re not on it, you should be, and if you are, you sometimes wish you weren’t.