The Owl and the Pussycat, Sri Lanka: what a beautiful hotel it is, it is

“From Seyllan to Paradise is forty miles”, says the legend, “the sound of the fountains of paradise is heard there”. It goes some way to describe the lure of Sri Lanka, as recounted by the Sri Lankan-born, Booker Prize-winning novelist Michael Ondaatje in his semi-autobiographical memoir, Running in the Family. After all, the island was […]

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Sri Lanka’s most fascinating historical sites

‘Lanka’, as my Sri Lankan friends at home in Australia often call it, was somewhere I’d been desperate to visit for a while. When I finally got to fulfil that dream last year, it was as diverse, vibrant and wonderful as I had always imagined. While admittedly it was the food that originally piqued my […]

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5 experiences that prove Sri Lanka is an adventurer’s paradise

Let’s start here: Sri Lanka has it all, adventure-seekers. Remarkable landscapes that take a while for you to register all that you’re seeing. Rich, succulent foods with exotic flavours that dance in the sea breeze. Vast multi-cultural and multi-religious roots. Fun-loving, curious locals. And a deep cut of oceanside paradise that hasn’t been tapped—the country […]

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10 Reasons To Honeymoon In Sri Lanka

31 January 2018 The best part of a wedding is without doubt the honeymoon. Whether you’re desperate for a different take on relaxation or keen to jump into an adventurous honeymoon. The experts at Rickshaw Travel have put together a handy guide on why Sri Lanka is a top spot for newlyweds looking for a […]

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