Golden era in the recent history of Sri Lanka

Early 1950s was the golden era in the recent history of Sri Lanka,  during which Queen Elizabeth II also visited Sri Lanka. It is the earliest time that I can now remember. That was my first year in the secondary school in Jaffna in the northern part of Sri Lanka. Two years prior to that, Sri Lanka […]

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Visa & Immigration

There are many rules and regulations implemented by the Department of Immigration and Emigration in Sri Lanka for tourists planning a visit to this beautiful island. First and foremost, passports should contain one blank page and be valid up to 6 months from your date of arrival. Types of Visa Visas are required by nationals […]

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Sri Lankan airlines office opens in Visakhapatnam – Deccan Chronicle

Visakhapatnam: Chief Commercial Officer, Sri Lankan Airlines, Siva Ramachandran on Saturday inaugurated the Sri Lankan Airlines Office (City Sales Office), located at Siripuram area in Vizag city. Talking to the media, Mr Ramachandran said that focusing on India as a special market, Sri Lankan Airlines has starter services to Vizag city a few months back […]

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Before you arrive to Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has a seductive beauty filled with bright tropical greenery and a sea that is hypnotic blue. The common form of greeting in Sri Lanka is the handshake. Whenever you visit someone’s home, the most common drink will be a cup of tea. Dress code is casual unless you are visiting a place of worship. […]

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Continuing Education seeks resource people to lead travel programs – UCalgary News

UCalgary Continuing Education is seeking experts interested in leading travel study programs for adult learners to international destinations in 2019 and beyond. University academics have been sharing their knowledge with lifelong learners since Continuing Education’s first travel study in the late ‘70s — an archaeological field trip to Greece and Egypt. Since then, groups have travelled […]

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