Sri Lanka is poised for “a boom in high spending tourists who enjoy yachting and the associated lifestyle”, according to the Colombo-based website NewsIn.Asia.
Tea and bird-watching go together like rice and curry, especially against the backdrop of Sri Lanka’s top-class restaurants and high-end boutique hotels.
Roar Life reports that “Sri Lanka’s colonial history is not only written in books, but also in the country’s cityscapes. Among the many colonial legacies that we inherited, architecture is one to be particularly proud of.”
The CISF website notes that “Sri Lanka’s a culture and heritage paves the way for the manufacture of intricate handicrafts that are renowned for their beauty and craftsmanship the world over.
The somewhat bizarrely named Beach Don’t Kill My Vibe blog, written by chippy English northerner Helen, has five entertaining posts this month on the delights and vagaries of our paradise island.
Irish Times writer Gemma Tipton describes her recent visit to Sri Lanka and stay at the Owl And The Pussycat hotel in the ancient souther city of Galle as “heaven on Earth”.