Tagged: Sri Lanka
Wi-fi and mobile communications are the number-one must-have for today’s world traveller, never more so than when going ‘off the grid’ in a strange land.
Does this mean the end of our beloved tuk-tuks? Those noisy, tourist-friendly, most-convenient-form-of-transport-on-the-planet three-wheelers? Possibly. But then again, possibly not.
John Gimlett is a star travel writer—and he loves our Paradise island! His latest book, Elephant Complex, Travels In Sri Lanka, is a warm and affectionate look at a country that’s “so diverse it’s like several countries rolled into one”.
The exuberance, depth and pride of our flourishing community in the US will once again be on display at the Sri Lanka Day celebrations in Pasedena, California, on July 9.
Hosted by the Sri Lanka Foundation, this annual celebration is a tribute to the culture and heritage of the Sri Lankan people, and has attracted more than 100,000 visitors in previous years.
The undersea world is full of wonder and adventure, no more so than in the crystal clear waters of our Paradise-island coastline. Read all about Sri Lanka’s top diving website.
The reopening of Sri Lanka’s famed Galle Face Hotel in the capital Colombo has been hailed by the high-end Afar travel magazine in its latest issue.
Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka from China increased by 31.5 percent to 16,000 in May, according to the Chinese news agency Xinhua, confirming China as the second biggest market after India.
Sri Lanka has pledged to help prevent the ravages of wildlife trafficking that “is one of the largest transnational organized criminal activities alongside drugs, arms and human trafficking”.