The Postal Department will issue twenty postal stamps in commemoration of UN Vesak celebration in Colombo. Twenty of the world’s most sacred Buddhists sites such as the Kandy Lankatilaka Temple, the Lumbini Temple in Nepal, India’s Gupta Temple in Sanchi, the Horyuji Temple in China and the Sompura Temple in...
If you’re taking a trip to Sri Lanka, there’s every chance you’re planning to visit the fabled tea fields or palm-lined southern beaches. You’d be sorely remiss, however, to bypass the spectacular, UNESCO World Heritage-listed fort city of Galle. A two hour drive south of Colombo, Sri Lanka’s capital city,...
Go beyond the usual Cebu experience to discover an endless array of thrills and spills in this booming Filipino city. Whether you’re a travelling foodie or adrenaline-junkie, there’s always something exciting waiting for you at every corner. Here are five one-of-a-kind attractions in Cebu you probably never knew existed, and...
Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake speaking at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce highlighted prospects for increasing bilateral trade and U.S. investment in Sri Lanka at a breakfast round-table meeting hosted by the US Chamber of Commerce. Minister Karunanayake was in Washington leading the Sri Lanka delegation to the IMF-World Bank...
by Victor Cherubim ( May 12, 2017, London, Sri Lanka Guardian) Many tourists to Greece do island hopping. They spend two days in Mykonos and two days in Santorini and two days in Crete. This is not what I did as Crete is the largest and in my opinion, the...
Direct flights will commence between Sri Lanka and India to facilitate Sri Lankan pilgrims travelling to sacred Buddhist sites, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said yesterday. The Indian Prime Minister made this observation at the inauguration of the 14th United Nations International Day of Vesak at the Bandaranaike Memorial International...
Barbados holiday guide You don’t need a pop star’s budget to enjoy the palm trees and ‘sunny Caribbean sea’ of this popular island. Genie Austin reveals her homeland’s best beaches, cheap eats, rum shops and typically tropical activities When I tell people I’m from Barbados, I usually get some variation of...
(NYTIMES) The first bells-and-whistles beach resort to open in southern Sri Lanka has set the bar high for other properties to follow. Rates From US$255 for low-season doubles and US$435 for private villas. (High-season rates are US$390 and US$614.) Basics Now that long-divided Sri Lanka has achieved peace after a 30-year civil war...
Away from the hustle-bustle of Colombo, Bolgoda is the perfect destination for anybody looking to enjoy their time in nature. Amidst greenery and by the lake, the sunrises and sunsets are especially beautiful here. Historically, the waters here were used for transportation of logs from the Sinharaja forest to the...
Take the kids to … Monkey World, Dorset Monkeying around is very much the order of the day at this Dorset family attraction where fun, conservation projects and chimp-themed shortbread collide In a nutshell Thirty years ago, the late Jim Cronin rescued nine chimpanzees that were being used as photographers’ props in...
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