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Seeking solace in Sri Lanka – MyStatesman.com – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Seeking solace in Sri Lanka – MyStatesman.com Posted: 12:00 a.m. Saturday, May 05, 2018On the three-hour drive from Colombo to Sri Lanka’s far southern coast, my driver says very little. Occasionally he points out a tea plantation, a crew of fishermen working together in one long line to pull a heavy net from the sea or a gleaming, golden Buddha anchoring the exterior of a temple. When he speaks again after a companionable period of silence, I am struck by…

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Sri Lanka set to transform tourism industry – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Sri Lanka set to transform tourism industry Batticaloa Domestic Airport to be upgraded as tourist numbers start to rise again Over the past decade, tourism has been the fastest growing industry in Sri Lanka. The island was one of travel’s best kept secrets for many years, but word slowly started to spread and the 2010s saw a huge influx of visitors to the island, driven by the likes of Lonely Planet who branded Sri Lanka as ‘the world’s hottest travel…

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Red Dot’s Top 25 Places to Stay in Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Red Dot’s Top 25 Places to Stay in Sri Lanka When we look back on our travels, there’s undoubtedly some hotels we would hardly ever wish to go back to, but of course there are those that we wish were our permanent abodes. Over the next couple of weeks, we’ll be counting down our list of Top 25 Hotels as voted by you. From a colonial bungalow in the midst of the island’s tea hills to the beach retreats lulled…

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Red Dot’s Top 25 Places to Stay in Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Red Dot’s Top 25 Places to Stay in Sri Lanka Continuing our countdown of the Red Dot Top 25 for 2019, today we bring you the next five on our list. From luxury colonial hotels to stunning beach villas and striking properties in Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle, this week’s appearances  are sure to be some of the best in the island. If you are planning to visit the island, get in touch with us and let us know which ones…

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Staycity launches two Wilde Aparthotels – Business Travel Article

Staycity launches two Wilde Aparthotels Staycity Group has opened a new property under its Wilde Aparthotels brand in Berlin, with a further location due to launch in Edinburgh next month.Wilde Aparthotels by Staycity, Berlin, Checkpoint Charlie (pictured) is the second property for the brand and the group’s first in Germany. Featuring 48 apartments, the development is part of a new scheme occupying what was formerly the best-known crossing point of the Berlin Wall, which divided East and West Berlin during…

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A family weekend in Granada – Part I – Scribbler in Seville – Spain Travel Article

A family weekend in Granada – Part I – Scribbler in Seville Even when they’re this small, sharks are still thrilling – at the Parque de las Ciencias in Granada.  Living in a city as beautiful as Seville, it’s easy to become complacent. With characteristics alarmingly similar to a Sevillano’s, displaying that inward-looking attitude that so disturbs me, I have actually started to believe this is the most wondrous city in Spain, Europe and the universe. As a writer and…

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