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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6 financial pitfalls to avoid when booking your 2018 holidays – TV3.ie

With 2018 signalling a fresh start, many of will be thinking about planning our getaways, to bring a ray of sunshine to the gloom of the winter months.But while you may be dreaming of an exciting escape, when making your plans, make sure you don’t fall foul of a holiday pitfall that could leave a […]

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Two brands tackle the hottest luxury trend – Travel Weekly

Two of the early names behind intimate, sense-of-place, experiential resorts are building on what has become one of the hottest trends in luxury: offerings that continue to stray far beyond the hotel room. Aman, which opened its first resort, the Amanpuri, on Phuket’s secluded west coast in 1988, this week said it was celebrating its […]

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Getting Driving Permits in Sri Lanka

The process of obtaining a driving permit for tourists in Sri Lanka is pretty straightforward. It doesn’t take more than a couple of hours to obtain a driving permit once you are in the correct place. Tourists have to visit the Department of Motor Traffic in Werahera located close to Horana Road. The address is […]

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US revamps travel warning system; SL gets an okay – Daily Mirror

The United States revamped its warnings about the risks of traveling to other countries and Sri Lanka is listed among countries that the lowest advisory level for safety and security risks in the new four-point safety ranking system. Accordingly, Sri Lanka is listed as a Level-1 country which means ‘Exercise normal precautions when traveling to […]

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