Want to fill your home with stunning photographs worthy of the pages of Travel + Leisure magazine? For the third year in a row, photographer Jessica Sample, a former T+L photo editor, is curating “Wanderlust: A Silent Auction Benefit.”“Wanderlust uses travel photography to support our fragile planet, help...
Every March, vast numbers of sperm whales gather in the deep waters north-west of Sri Lanka. Andrew Sutton’s photographs are vivid evidence of a little-known population – all the more surprising since sperm whales are the largest active predators on the planet with males reaching nearly 20m (65ft) in...
The snowy north, a crafty goat, a Spanish funfair ... this month’s entries were as varied as they were strong. Scroll to see the winner – chosen by Mick Ryan of fotoVUE – who receives a £200 voucher for an i-escape holiday property. The overall 2018 prize is a...
After repeated delays in the past years, Sri Lanka will finally roll out the first phase of a multi-year, US$45 million campaign later this month. Managing director of the state-run Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB), Sutheash Balasubramaniam, said a US$650,000 campaign will roll out on CNN platforms by end...
Isfahan, Iran In 1953, whilst commenting on a trip he had taken a year earlier from Switzerland to Sri Lanka, Nicholas Bouvier noted: “Traveling provides occasions for shaking oneself up but not, as people believe, freedom…the traveller finds himself reduced to more modest proportions – but also more open to...
United States holidays Readers' travel tips The most underrated US attractions: readers’ travel tips Our tipsters sidestep big cities and theme parks to explore a bridge leading nowhere, great galleries, steaming volcanoes and outposts of US history   Bridge too far … Kinzua Bridge state park Skywalk, McKean County, Pennsylvania. Photograph: Getty Images Winning tip: Kinzua...
Photo: @familybeachtravel Sri Lanka is a gorgeous place. Aptly nicknamed “The Pearl of the Orient,” the island country has white sand beaches, vibrant coral reefs, palm trees galore, and waves. In fact, it has a lot of waves. There are various surf maps for the country online, but they only...
City breaks Readers' travel tips Football trips in Europe and South America: readers’ travel tips Our tipsters find football makes a great focal point for a city break, whether it’s watching an elite European club or one where the hotel waiter moonlights as the centre-forward   Little and large … Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo...
Ever done any research on where to watch whales in Sri Lanka? Well, it won’t be an easy thing to spot a whale. Even if you are cruising in a possible whale site, it will still be difficult as whales come out only when they need. Posted on April 2, 2018,...
Kent holidays British boltholes The Bay Tree, Broadstairs, Kent: hotel review Is the Margate effect spreading? An impressive new boutique hotel has just opened in neighbouring Broadstairs, which is pretty radical for this attractive but resolutely old-fashioned seaside town   At the double … the Bay Tree currently has six bedrooms available, though...
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Rosie Perper, provided by Published 11:31 pm, Wednesday, March 7, 2018 The Sri Lankan government has banned the use of Facebook, Instagram, and...

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