Enjoy the ‘cheap and cheerful’ simple life of a wooden cabin in some of Sri Lanka’s most idyllic locations
The simple life doesn’t get much simpler than when staying at one of the many minimalist wooden tourist cabins to be found dotted around Sri Lanka.
World eco-tourism guru Costas Christ extols Sri Lanka as ‘the best of Africa and Asia all rolled into one’
World eco-tourism guru Costas Christ for National Geographic has placed Sri Lanka top of the list of nine destinations around the world “that are doing tourism right”.
WorldWideWendy is a pean celebrating the good life, and her latest post looks at luxury tented camps around the world—including three centred on Wilpattu National Park in Sri Lanka.
Major beach and coral cleanup in Sri Lanka marks Beat Plastic Pollution drive for World Environment Day
The Sri Lanka Aqua Club has marked World Environment Day with ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’, a major cleanup of the beaches and coral reefs around Sri Lanka. The crusade was led by PADI diver Jehan Pieris. He says: “We removed plastic that was stuck in the corals and other pollutants from the seabed.”
Urban wetlands of Sri Lanka’s capital city Colombo ‘a potential boost for tourism and residents’ health’
The international news agency Reuters is spotlighting Sri Lanka’s capital city Colombo, and the potential for its urban wetlands network as a tourist attraction. The World Bank, meanwhile, reports that “wetlands could easily become one of Colombo’s most attractive tourist draws”.