Posted: Feb. 21, 2018 8:00 am CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian authorities say they have helped make the Indian Ocean safer for air and sea travelers since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished in the vast expanse four years ago through search and rescue training with island nations. Search and rescue officials...
Kandy is one of Sri Lanka’s heritage cities located in the Central Province. The city lies on an elevated plateau which is surrounded by hills and tea plantations. The air here is cooler than the rest of the island. Kandy was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988 and is...
Hotels 20 of the best new UK hotels and hostels for 2018 From rustic hostels to chic city-centre boltholes, we pick the best newly opened hotels and hostels around the UK, plus several that are set to start welcoming guests this year   Proper champion … the Fleece Hotel in Richmond, North Yorkshire The...
Hostels The world’s best hostels get their moment in the spotlight with the booking site’s annual awards. This year honours go to Madrid, St Petersburg and Galway   Inside the Castle Rock Hostel, winner of the best hostel in Scotland category Photograph: Hostelworld.com The world’s most popular hostels have been announced by Hostelworld, with...
Visitors to Sri Lanka are often in such a rush to head for beaches, whale-watching tours, tea plantations and elephant safaris, that they don’t stop for a second glance at its commercial capital Colombo. Big mistake. Golden Buddha in Viharamahadevi Park (Thinkstock/PA) While at first sight, it may seem like a...
By Harshana Sellahewa Being held for the first time in the South Asian region, ‘Ironman 70.3’, a global triathlon brand is being hosted in Sri Lanka from February 22nd to 25th. The event is organised by Pro-Am Serendib (Pvt.) Ltd, which is the official licensee of the World Triathlon Corporation, as...
Image Credits: The Fortress, Sri Lanka; The Alpina Gstaad, Switzerland; Shinta Mani Angkor, Cambodia Excellent hotels, fabulous tours and exciting experiences are available in most destinations today. It just depends on you to make the most of the...
Independent research conducted for the operator’s annual Trends report found that 79% of holidaymakers were overwhelmed by online searches, with 59% saying they wanted experienced help when booking. A majority – 52% - said they were unsure which online sites, reviews and data to trust when booking. The research found...
As a frequent flier, I usually book my trips on JustFly (great fares) or Momondo (best for Business Class tickets) for the best deals on the internet. The Australian airline Qantas took off for the first time in 1920 making it the third oldest airline on earth. Only the Dutch carrier KLM and the Colombian...
Netherlands holidays The Observer Explore it with a local: Leeuwarden, the Netherlands’ capital of culture The best way to see this year’s joint European Capital of Culture is to ask the residents to show you their city – for free   Painted city: cycling through the centre of Leeuwarden. Photograph: Robert Ormerod for the Observer It’s...
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