The forest-dwelling Veddha people of Sri Lanka are the much-revered island nation’s original inhabitants, with a history dating back 130,000 years. Much has been written about this s-called ‘indigenous’ aboriginal community—and much of it is wrong, according to a recent lengthy piece in The Island newspaper.
Monthly Archive: January 2018
Teardrop Hotels in Sri Lanka are featured in a Condé Nast Traveller, which notes that “amongst the hills and shores of buzzing Sri Lanka, these smart new boltholes are bringing a cool modern vibe to traditional tea plantations”.
Curry has been the de facto British national dish for decades, and is incredibly popular with everyone the length and breadth of the country. The UK magazine Curry Life has been travelling the world with their Britain Curry Festival—and this week it’s in Sri Lanka, showcasing the best of British at the 5-star Hilton in Colombo.
Sri Lanka’s ‘bums on beaches’ Instagram campaign last year urging lithesome young foreign woman to ‘Bring Your Bums To Sri Lanka’ had a decidedly mixed reaction. Now the Guardian UK says “Instagrammers are sucking the life and soul out of travel”.
The word ‘astounding’ doesn’t cross our lips that often, so when it does it’s because something happens that is—well, truly and utterly astounding, not to say beyond belief! A gilded, bejewelled $25,000 culinary Titanic launched in Sri Lanka!
Arch Daily, billed as the world’s most visited architectural website, is spotlighting an outstanding villa/boutique hotel overlooking the historic Kandy Lake in Sri Lanka.
The Fairway Galle Literary Festival in Sri Lanka is one of the most anticipated literary events in south east Asia both for authors and literary enthusiasts around the world.
The secret beach was exactly what travel writers Ben and Lauren needed to recover from the alcohol-fuelled New Year’s Eve Sri Lanka Party in Mirissa—“easily the best NYE party of our lives!”