Sports tourism in Sri Lanka gets a major boost tomorrow (Feb 22-25) when the Ironman 70.3 triathlon takes place in the capital Colombo, the first time in Sri Lanka and South Asian region. “We want to showcase Sri Lanka’s potential to the world, and we want to position Sri Lanka as the hub for sports tourism.”
Sand, sea, sun and seafood in Sri Lanka hit the spot for US-based travel blog All The Rooms with its latest post on the top six beaches around the island. It says: “With authentic Sri Lankan culture and locally prepared seafood readily available, a trip to one of these beach towns will be an unforgettable journey.”
The Sound of Music bids to make Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo an entertainment hub for tourists. The renowned musical masterpiece has just closed after a five-day run at Nelum Pokuna, courtesy of John Keells group, which undertook the mammoth—and somewhat risky—task of importing the show.
A shocking YouTube video of a young elephant being abused as a tourist attraction at the capital Colombo’s best-known Buddhist monastery is attracting widespread internet condemnation. Help stop this abuse by NOT having you picture taken with captive temple elephants.
Beautiful and extraordinary pictures of Sri Lanka by Italian photographer Giacomo Bruno are featured on his own website and that of Phoblographer—The Psychology of Creative Photography.
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, and romance in the air, all you need is … love cake! We like to think that it’s called love cake because of its delicious, fragrant, sweet spiciness—just like true love itself!