Sri Lanka: A tear-drop-shaped island that’s heaven on Earth – Irish Times

Armed with honey, and plenty of money (wrapped up in a five-pound note), the owl and the pussycat of Edward Lear’s famous nonsense poem went to sea in a beautiful pea-green boat. I went to Sri Lanka by plane and without the honey – but my destination was Owl and The Pussycat Hotel. The Victorian […]

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Unlocking the secret of the world’s coolest fort: Exploring Sri Lanka’s latest hotel opening, with curry chicken … – Daily Mail

Porridge is my breakfast of choice, perked up with berries and ground almonds if I’m feeling a bit daring. But what would it be like to have something more exotic at 8am – a zingy, tongue-tingling curry perhaps? Chicken curry hoppers caught my eye on the breakfast menu at the new boutique Fort Bazaar hotel […]

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A luxury African safari is a bucket list mainstay for many travellers, but now there’s a new place where you can go … – The New Daily

Ever dreamt of eyeballing elephants and cruising with crocodiles? A luxury African safari is a bucket list mainstay for many travellers, but now there’s a new place where you can go wild – for a fraction of the price. Sri Lanka, the tear-shaped tropical island in the Indian Ocean, has shed its civil war past to become […]

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Sri Lanka: The place you haven’t been to, that you should – Stuff.co.nz

Traditional fishing near Galle. Endless beaches, timeless ruins, welcoming people, oodles of elephants, rolling surf, cheap prices, fun trains, famous tea and flavourful food make Sri Lanka irresistible. The Undiscovered Country You might say Sri Lanka has been hiding in plain sight. Countless scores of travellers have passed overhead on their way to someplace else, […]

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