Eye-opening adventure; Pongpet Mekloy; Bangkok Post

To many Thais, Pongpet Mekloy included, the mention of Sri Lanka will suddenly bring to mind Colombo, the capital, Ceylon tea, the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic in Kandy, and some other religious sites. But what about Sri Lanka’s southern coast? Hmm. Of course, there must be beaches and the sea. But what else?

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Things To Do In Galle – 20 Incredible Attractions In Sri Lanka’s Coastal City; Christina Pfeiffer; Travel2Next

20 things to do in Galle when visiting Sri Lanka’s top coastal city, from exploring Galle Fort to shopping, food, massage and surfing…

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Sri Lanka’s Sinharaja rainforest reserve to be quadrupled in size; Malaka Rodrigo; Monga Bay

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Sri Lanka — Ayobowan (welcome); Reema Islam; Daily Star

A teardrop in the ocean, Sri Lanka is known for many things, like its tea, and for us South East Asians, its cricket. However, one of the last things to be expected is the amazing diversity of its…

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Scuba diving in Myanmar and glamping in China: Rediscover Asia in 2020; Karen Tee; CNA Luxury

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From new hotel openings in Sri Lanka to the architecturally distinct Tulou buildings in China’s Fujian province – as featured in Disney’s upcoming Mulan remake – 2020 ought to be the year you rediscover destinations in Asia.

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Sri Lanka is back in business, with plenty of deals; Thomas W Hodgkinson; Daily Mail

Sri Lanka’s visitor numbers have plummeted since April when suicide bombers walked into three hotels and churches killing 259 people. This country needs you – and it’s not too late to book winter sun.

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A gem of the Indian Ocean – 12 Special places to visit in Sri Lanka; The Courier

The perfect holiday destination for readers seeking exploration and once-in-a-lifetime experiences, DC Thomson Travel highlights 12 special places to visit.

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7 Incredible activities to do in Sri Lanka; Press and Journal

A holiday in Sri Lanka combines a unique blend of beautiful landscapes, incredible wildlife, historical cities, ancient temples and pristine beaches.

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Ramayana trail in Srilanka with Srilanka top attractions; Lakshmi Sharath; Travel With Lakshmi

Ramayana trail in Srilanka with Srilanka Ramayana tour and Srilanka top attractions…

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From Kandy: Dambulla Cave Temple and Sigiriya Rock Fortress; Get Your Guide

During this full day tour to Sigiriya, enter into a kingdom hailed as one of the greatest in Sri Lankan history: with an English-speaking guide, visit the Golden Temple of Dambulla and Sigiriya Rock Fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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The ‘Lion Fortress’ of Sri Lanka was swallowed by the jungle; Veronica Walker; National Geographic

Built in the fifth century, Sri Lanka’s Sigiriya fortress attracted the attention of British archaeologists in the 1800s, who were amazed by its leonine rock art and beautiful frescoes.

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Explore the beautiful island of Sri Lanka; Times

On this 12-night tour you’ll visit Unesco world heritage sites, Buddhist temples and a tea plantation, go on an elephant safari and relax on the southern coast…

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24 places to visit in Sri Lanka at least once; Bec Whish; Vogue

An ancient island paradise with so much to offer.

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5 Awesome Places to Visit in Sri Lanka; Emma London; CEOWORLD magazine

Sri Lanka was once described as one of the most scenic islands by the avid traveler Marco Polo, and even today, it sure keeps its reputation intact. This island country has a history spanning for over thousands of years and deep roots in Indian religion and mythologies. Aside from cultural relevance, its geographical location is […]

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Live Like It’s the 17th Century in Galle; Lubna Amir; National Geographic Traveller India

Awarded by UNESCO for its restoration efforts, Galle Fort Hotel provides plenty of room to degust Sri Lankan staples in a Dutch setting. Read more on Nat Geo Traveller India.

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Best of the island – Top things to do in Sri Lanka; Luke Moss; Hostelworld

Keen on swimming with the giant turtles, trying that insta-famous swing or unwinding with an Ayurvedic massage? Check out the top things to do in Sri Lanka!

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This summer, broaden your global education through travel; Daniel Maxwell; Study International

“Experience, travel – these are an education in themselves.” – Euripides

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5 reasons to visit Sri Lanka despite the Easter Sunday bombing; Business Insider

5 reasons to visit Sri Lanka despite the Easter Sunday bombing…

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World Heritage Day: A Photo Gallery; Petchary; Petchary’s Blog

I was inspired by today’s UNESCO World Heritage Day to post a few of my own photos – from Jamaica to Vermont to Sri Lanka – reflecting the power of our built heritage. I hope you …

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Four reasons why Sri Lanka is on my bucket list; ADTV

Lakshmi Sharath explores the incredible Sri Lanka…

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