Category: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka - the perfect island escape

Sri Lanka - the perfect island escape

Sri Lanka has had a tough time post-covid, just as tourism showed signs of returning after a financially devastating hiatus, the country became embroiled in a political and economical crisis.
The 5 best resorts in Sri Lanka to experience true luxury

The 5 best resorts in Sri Lanka to experience true luxury

Sometimes we just want to leave everything behind and jet off to one of those unique places where you know you'll be able to relax and live life just that little bit slower and more intense. Sri Lanka is the perfect place to do so.
The 5 best resorts to stay with your family in Sri Lanka

The 5 best resorts to stay with your family in Sri Lanka

Listed here are the best resorts to stay at in Sri Lanka when travelling with the kids, making sure the whole experience will be a joy for every member of the family.
Top 5 beaches of Sri Lanka

Top 5 beaches of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is an island nation located in South Asia that is slowly emerging as a popular beach destination for travelers around the world. The Sri Lankan coastline offers some of the most exquisite white-sand beaches, which are surrounded by pristine blue waters. The beauty is further enhanced by the rich cultural history of the
Win a luxury trip to Sri Lanka!

Win a luxury trip to Sri Lanka!

Travelling Whale is giving away a 5 day holiday to Sri Lanka for 2 people, starting and finishing in Colombo. The prize includes 5* accommodation, activities and a private guide. The lucky winners will enjoy a Jeep safari to the Minneriya National Park, to spot sloths, elephants, leopards and birds, as well as a visit
The best places in the world to view incredible wildlife all year round

The best places in the world to view incredible wildlife all year round

Leading long-range optic specialists SWAROVSKI OPTIK, has partnered with wildlife specialist Natural World Safaris, to offer exclusive tips for nature enthusiasts looking to explore the ‘unseen’ and spot incredible wildlife throughout the year in different destinations across the globe. From spotting the elusive Snow Leopard in the Himalayas from January to encountering the striking Puma in Chile from
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Doing good in 2022

Happy New Year! If 2021 was the year when travel got back on its feet, here’s to 2022 being the year that travel runs again. My encouragement to you is to remember the ‘forgotten victims’ of COVID – those communities dependent on tourism who have lost their livelihoods and become unable to provide for their
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Where can Americans travel for the holidays?

As life adapts to the new normal in this brave new world, vaccinated travelers can get out and explore this Holiday Season – the perfect time to make a difference for those less fortunate. However, even if you are vaccinated, you do need to have a negative PCR test taken no less than 72 hours
Top 5 adventure activities in Sri Lanka

Top 5 adventure activities in Sri Lanka

Do you enjoy the feeling of adrenaline pumping through your heart while experiencing activities that you cannot try at home? Then you are indeed an adventure lover. Adventure tourism includes exploring the destination through physical participation in activities. Adventure activities appeal to those who seek a thrill during their trips. For all such travelers we
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2021's best eco-luxury hotels

Sustainable travel will ensure the destinations we cherish will be around for future generations. Sustainable luxury tourism applies to using local guides, using energy-efficient transport, dining at restaurants that source organic and local produce, and of course eco-luxury accommodation. Amid a pandemic and ongoing environmental issues such as global warming, travel is increasingly important, and
Top 7 places to see in Sri Lanka

Top 7 places to see in Sri Lanka

With pristine beaches, lush tropical jungles, scenic waterfalls, dynamic culture and warm hospitality, Sri Lanka is one of the top destinations in the Indian sub-continent. The country is a year round holiday destination offering miles of quiet and uncluttered sandy beaches that are embraced gently by ocean breeze. For adventure enthusiasts, the country offers a
Ancient history: 5 archaeological hot spots to visit around the world

Ancient history: 5 archaeological hot spots to visit around the world

It is said that ‘the story of our present is told within the treasures of our past’ – and what a tale the following destinations have to tell. Each one is brimming with archaeological wonders that, with the aid of inspiring guides, will allow you to gain insight into lives and cultures as they were
5 favourite romantic retreats

5 favourite romantic retreats

Was Valentine’s Day a looming date you were slightly dreading? Another missed milestone comes and goes. Or perhaps it loomed with dread even in ye olde days of ‘normal’. How many overpriced meals in a fancy restaurant swarming with amorous couples do we really remember? No one can deny this pandemic has forced a shift
Missed opportunities: 5 ways to celebrate when we can gather again

Missed opportunities: 5 ways to celebrate when we can gather again

Have you watched landmark dates come and go without the festivity you had always hoped for? Was a 40th birthday spent in your pyjamas at the kitchen table, waving at friends on Zoom? Did a year of planning a family reunion end in working out refunds instead? The New Year may not have started as
Top 10 places to see in the Indian subcontinent in 2021

Top 10 places to see in the Indian subcontinent in 2021

With a number of restrictions, closed borders and mandatory quarantine, the year 2020 passed away giving a greater meaning and importance to travel. During the lockdown, seeing amazing places around the globe through the internet has made every traveler enthusiastic and eager to fly to that dream destination away from all the pandemic negativity. With
Top 5 rainforest holidays

Top 5 rainforest holidays

Rainforests are the oldest living ecosystems on Earth, and the most diverse. They cover only 2% of the Earth’s surface but up to 50% of the world’s plants and animals live within them. A quarter of ingredients for modern medicines are found in rainforest plants and rainforests play an essential role in maintaining the Earth’s