To be a vegetarian in Sri Lanka is something of a rarity. So when Shubha Sharma, a vegetarian writer for The Hindu newspaper in India, paid a visit, she says “I expected to find little joy”.
Monthly Archive: November 2016
The charming and playful Ceylon Otter (Lutra lutra nair), once common throughout Sri Lanka but now rarely seen, has a new champion in the shape of environmentalist, ecologist, and attorney-at-law Jagath Gunawardena.
Good news for Sri Lanka continues to hit the headlines as our Pearl of the Indian Ocean is once again hailed as a must-visit global tourism and holiday destination.
A terrific blog by a young Indian backpacker writing about his first visit to Sri Lanka is garnering some rave reviews and an international following.
United Explorers: We’ve arrived in Sri Lanka, and after spending a few crazy days in Colombo, we’re now down in the beautiful beach town of Hikkaduwa where we’ve spent the last few days surfing, relaxing and enjoying the amazing lifestyle here.
There is a rapidly growing niche for bird watching tourism in Sri Lanka, according to the experts gathered in Colombo for the recent International Conference on Bird, Biodiversity and Tourism (ICBBT) 2016.
The UK’s Independent Newspaper reports that “in recovering from 26 years of civil war, Sri Lanka has shot to the top of the list of hip holiday destinations. But the real magic happens when you go off-script”.