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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Anantara Kalutara in Sri Lanka offers the perfect setting for sophisticated meetings and retreats – ITCM

Tourism continues to grow in Sri Lanka, a uniquely charming destination with a wealth of natural and cultural attractions, a varied landscape, temperate climate and genuine, warm hospitality. Easily accessible – with direct international flights from Europe, the Middle East and Asia and easy E-visa application for most nationalities – Sri Lanka is also a […]

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Ground Control calling: the new Paris arts and food hub

Paris holidays Its terrace is already a cool foodies’ favourite but the former rail depot turned theatre and music venue aims to attract the local community, too  Station to station … Paris’ Ground Control was previously a warehouse for rail company SNCF now it is filled with boutiques, bars and food stalls A tiny sign […]

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Top Must Haves when Booking Your Next Resort Vacation

Are you looking for accommodation options for your next vacation stay? Do you have a list of prerequisites for booking a hotel or resort? If you don’t, we have a few suggestions that you should look into prior to booking to ensure your stay is truly a pleasant and pleasurable! Make sure that these top […]

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10 great Greek islands: readers’ travel tips

Winning tip: Hiking in Amorgos, Cyclades As well as the azure bays and its role in Luc Besson’s The Big Blue, Amorgos is also renowned for its hiking trails, which not only connect the island’s villages but also provide access to ecclesiastical and natural landmarks. Start at Hora, the capital of the island, and walk […]

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