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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World’s longest continuous cruise set to visit 59 countries in 245 days – The Independent

Travelling the world on a shoestring might sound romantic, but it’s certainly not realistic, as one new round-the-world cruise trip proves. The world’s longest continuous cruise is set to depart from London in August 2019 and will last eight months, taking travellers to 59 countries in every continent apart from Antarctica. However, in order to be one […]

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Sri Lanka Tourism plans to attract more Chinese visitors – Sunday Observer

Sri Lanka Tourism (SLT) has partnered with Yingke Travel, a Chinese tour operator and Green Leaves Leisure, a Sri Lankan travel entity, to promote Sri Lanka as a destination for Chinese travellers with the aim of attracting over 300,000 Chinese visitors by the end of this year. The Memorandum of Understanding for the partnership was […]

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Expect heavy rain and strong winds – Daily Mirror

The low pressure area South-East of the Bay of Bengal was located nearly 1300km from Sri Lanka by this evening. The Meteorology Department warns of showers exceeding 75 mm particularly in the Northern, North-Central and Eastern and Uva Provinces and thundershowers in other areas with winds of up to 60 kmph particularly in the Northern […]

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The best family days out in the UK for spring 2018

NEW OPENINGS Hadrian’s Wall, Northumberland It may date back to around AD122 but that doesn’t mean this landmark is immune to a makeover. The biggest news for this year is the £1.3m restoration and reopening of Birdoswald, the military fort near Housesteads. It now has lots of hands-on exhibits for kids, including an interactive Roman […]

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