Yoga, wine and travel go together like, er, red, white and sparkling—and this luxury, boutique and beyond-the-ordinary travel experiences blog offers good advice on all three. This post highlights elephant safaris in Udawalawe National Park, which is “quite possibly the best place in Sri Lanka to see elephants throughout the year”.
Epic landscapes of Sri Lanka, historic Dambulla, and the elephants of Minneriya star in ‘happiness’ blog
The travel blog Travelynn Family chats about the joys of family holidays in Sri Lanka with Kaylie, a regular visitor with her husband and two children. “The landscape is breathtaking. Lush green jungle, impressive rocky spires, lakes and pristine national parks full of wildlife.”
Great golf bargains at luxury Sri Lanka south-coast spa hotel thanks to white elephant airport debacle
Sri Lanka’s Hambantota airport debacle—aka the Mattala Rajapaksa International fiasco—is providing a bargain silver lining for the world’s golf lovers.
Crackdown on freeloading social-media travel ‘influencers’ looking for a week (or two) of free everything!
The travel and tourism blogosphere and social-media channels are over-run with freeloading so-called ‘influencers’ looking for a freebee holiday at resort hotels.
NEWS BRIEFS: Police act to protect tourists at Ella, one of Sri Lanka’s most vibrant hot-spots. Is hotel over-development at popular attractions damaging tourism? A welcome financial boost for budget-travel homestays.
Australian travel blogger Stef at Mel365 has a passion for photography that takes him round the world, and this time its two of Sri Lanka’s top east-coast beaches—Pasikudah and Kalkudah. His travels also took him to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage after the Sri Lankan tourism board asked him to write an ethical review, warts and all.