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People & Places — ShootTokyo – Tokyo Travel Article

People & Places — ShootTokyo It’s been a fast start to 2019. I started with a trip to Las Vegas, followed by the trip to New York City, and then a trip to San Francisco. I’ve spent most of February in Tokyo but I’ve already logged 43,000 miles flown year to date. Thankfully I plan to be in Tokyo for a while now. I mentioned back in October that I was applying for Global Entry. The most recent government shutdown…

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Tokyo Events This Week: Brazil Day, Fireworks and Handmade in Japan Festival – Tokyo Travel Article

Tokyo Events This Week: Brazil Day, Fireworks and Handmade in Japan Festival Tokyo events for Monday, July 15 to Sunday, July 21, 2019This week in Tokyo brings many activities—from lantern festivals, cultural events, fireworks, a handmade market, comedy nights and more. |credit| | Photo by Creema public relations officeMarine Day Lantern Festival in OdaibaOver 50,000 candles will be lit and placed in paper lanterns in honor of Marine Day, a Japanese national holiday. Tokyo Cheapo has the best deal on Ninja Mobile…

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FanZones: Where to Watch Live World Cup Rugby in Japan – Tokyo Travel Article

FanZones: Where to Watch Live World Cup Rugby in Japan Given the rip-roaring success in 2019 Rugby World Cup ticket sales – over 80% of all tickets sold to fans from more than 170 countries – many eager supporters across the nation and beyond have unfortunately missed out on those coveted pieces of barcoded paper. In light of that, an alternate location to watch the games – preferably somewhere with a bouncing atmosphere; a generously-sized screen; thousands of fellow spectators;…

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Lanka4me – Holidays in Sri Lanka – Tours & Accommodation Fly to Sri Lanka with Saudia Airlines – Lanka4me – Holidays in Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Lanka4me – Holidays in Sri Lanka – Tours & Accommodation Fly to Sri Lanka with Saudia Airlines – Lanka4me – Holidays in Sri Lanka Saudia Airlines is the national airline of Saudia Arabia. It tends to be popular with other muslim countries as they operate a service to Mecca. However it is also a viable option for those travelling from Europe to Colombo, Sri Lanka. A change is usually required either at Riyadh or Jeddah, or typically Riyadh via Jeddah,…

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Sri Lanka Tours Polonnaruwa | Journey Scapes Travels – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Sri Lanka Tours Polonnaruwa | Journey Scapes Travels After the fall of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa became the next kingdom of Sri Lanka in 1070 AD. This transfer of kingdoms is considered as a strategic important move because of the success that the country faced after shifting the capital from Anuradhapura to Polonnaruwa. The first king of Polonnaruwa was king Vijayabahu who defeated Chola invaders in 1070 AD. However the limelight of the period was king Parakramabahu 1 and his period is…

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Find your sense of adventure with a Sri Lanka wildlife holiday – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Find your sense of adventure with a Sri Lanka wildlife holiday We humans are creatures of habit. And in a world where routine has become norm, we all need time away, a break, new stimulus for our senses, to get our old grey cells working to full capacity again. Travel is one of the best ways to re-kindle our love of life as it opens us up to new and exciting experiences. A great way to immerse yourself wholeheartedly in…

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Easter Sunday in Sri-Lanka 2019 — Ruuk Village – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Easter Sunday in Sri-Lanka 2019 — Ruuk Village I am sure that every one of you had read the news about Sr-Lankan suicide attacks during the Easter Sunday Church sessions.Three Churches were targeted and three 5-star Hotels.Two of the Churches are in the Capital of Colombo (in the west), the third church is in the east of Sri-Lanka. All three 5-star hotels are in the Capital of Colombo.There are many theories about who and why. But the most important of…

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Responsible Tourism ( Environment Protected ) in Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Responsible Tourism ( Environment Protected ) in Sri Lanka When we visit another country for a holiday or a business purpose, we become a “tourist.” In other words, tourism is traveling to other countries for pleasure or business purposes. Anyway, as a tourist; you must comply with the rules and regulations of the country you are visiting. Well, it should come from within your heart. You are traveling to a country with a different culture. The people in “that” country…

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Dolphin Watching in Sri Lanka: Snaps from Our Recent Trip | Beach Hotel Kalpitiya | Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Dolphin Watching in Sri Lanka: Snaps from Our Recent Trip | Beach Hotel Kalpitiya | Sri Lanka  April is one of the best months to see spinner dolphins in Kalpitiya. So, on Sunday morning, at 7.30 am, we hopped on our resort boat to see these magnificent marine creatures. At first, we were a little worried. It was one of those unexpectedly windy late March mornings. The big waves looked to us as if they were a green-eyed monster. However, as…

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The Ultimate Sri Lankan Food Bucket List – Sri Lanka Travel Article

The Ultimate Sri Lankan Food Bucket List Serendipity is the word for the gift of making happy discoveries by chance, and thus this little island was aptly dubbed “Serendib” by Marco Polo. When in Sri Lanka, you would definitely stumble upon such pleasant encounters. The island cuisine is undoubtedly one such delightful discovery that would keep you happy from your taste buds down to your toes. Vibrant, flavoursome and wholesome, Sri Lankan cuisine is a brilliant reflection of the island’s…

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lonely planet the paradise island sri lanka – Charming Tours Blog – Sri Lanka Travel Article

lonely planet the paradise island sri lanka – Charming Tours Blog The undiscovered country You might say Sri lanka has been hiding in plain sight. countless numbers of travelers have passed overhead on there way to some place else, and years of war and challenges, such as tsunami had kept Sri lanka off many itineraries. but now sri lanka is finding its way onto the itineraries of ever more travelers. while successive waves of Indian, attracted by report of rear…

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How to Book a Honeymoon Package in Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka Travel Article

How to Book a Honeymoon Package in Sri Lanka Is it the time to tie-the-knot? Searching for the ideal and memorable destination for your honeymoon? Finding difficulty in selecting a good travel agent, considering the suitable & memorable places to visit; and most of all will it be within the budget..? These thoughts must be overflowing in your mind if you are planning to get married soon…. Consider your search is over, for Ranfer Travels (Pvt.) limited is the answer.…

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How To Lose Weight While Working Online – Sri Lanka Travel Article

How To Lose Weight While Working Online We may earn money or products from the companies mentioned in this post. Working online means a lot of sitting down, and a lot of freedom on how you spend your own time. I would not say working from home caused my weight, that was me, but it did not help and I certainly got more lazy when I was working at home. I use a lot of my spare time focusing on…

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Barcelona tips and tricks for visitors 2019 – Spain Travel Article

Barcelona tips and tricks for visitors 2019 I’ve been a resident of Barcelona for over 10 years, and oftentimes, I feel like a tourist.  This happens usually when I’m wandering down the Gothic Quarter or Born, or walking through the raucous-y Plaça Catalunya. I still visit tourist sites like the Sagrada Familia and love to explore new spots. For that reason, I’ve come up with some Barcelona tips and tricks – find out what you need to do before you…

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Taxi from Malaga airport and more transport options – Spain Travel Article

Taxi from Malaga airport and more transport options Malaga airport is the busiest airport in southern Spain, accounting for around 85% of air traffic in Andalucia. In 2018, no fewer than 19 million passengers passed through its gates. It’s no surprise then, that there are plenty of options when it comes to transport to and from the city. You can take a taxi from Malaga airport straight into town, or hop on a bus to Marbella, Fuengirola, Nerja or Granada…

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Lavender Festival in Brihuega Spain | Sunshine and Siestas | An American Expat in Spain – Spain Travel Article

Lavender Festival in Brihuega Spain | Sunshine and Siestas | An American Expat in Spain You don’t need to travel from Madrid to Provence to see lavender fields in bloom this summer. Brihuega, a blip of a village in the Guadalajara province, has come to produce close to 10% of the world’s lavender. My parents had a few scattered plants in the backyard of my childhood home, and, along with lightening bugs and scrapes on my knees, the lavender bloom was…

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GiGi Von Tapas, Barcelona ~ Where Every Day Feels Like Sunday – Spain Travel Article

GiGi Von Tapas, Barcelona ~ Where Every Day Feels Like Sunday GiGi Von Tapas is the kind of place you go to meet a friend for brunch and end up staying at for after dark drinks.  Tucked away on the blossoming boulevard of Carrer de la Marina, overlooking the ornate Museo Taurino de la Monumental and within strolling distance from La Sagrada Familia, GiGi Von Tapas is another gift from the trailblazing team behind Marmalade, Milk and Firebug. Known for…

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Why I Love Traveling to Puglia, Italy – Spain Travel Article

Why I Love Traveling to Puglia, Italy One of my favorite places in Italy to travel is Puglia — the heel of the boot! I first visited Puglia in 2014 and I consider it one of the most unique and memorable regions in the country. This year, Puglia tourism launched an ad in New York City for the first time ever. I headed down to catch it in action — in the heart of Times Square! Times Square is home…

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The Best Places to Go Swimming Near Malaga • Toma & Coe – Spain Travel Article

The Best Places to Go Swimming Near Malaga • Toma & Coe They don’t call it the Costa del Sol for nothing – the province of Malaga enjoys around  320 days of sunlight a year. This wall-to-wall sunshine can make for some pretty hot summers, but visitors to the region will find themselves spoilt for choice when choosing a spot for a refreshing dip. Alongside its beautiful beaches, Malaga can also offer turquoise lagoons, crystal clear rivers and stunning natural…

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The Complete Guide to Summer Fun – Devour Madrid – Spain Travel Article

The Complete Guide to Summer Fun – Devour Madrid This blog post was originally posted on July 2, 2018 and was updated on July 1, 2019. The dog days of summer are in full swing, but Madrid still boasts plenty of fun in the sun throughout August. At first glance, it may seem that August may not be the most ideal time of year to visit Madrid. Take thousands of tourists pouring into the city, subtract the locals who flee…

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5 Reasons to Visit Alcala La Real in Summer – Spain Travel Article

5 Reasons to Visit Alcala La Real in Summer When most people head off to the beaches and the Costas around Andalusia. I like to explore lesser known towns and villages. So this month I am heading inland to the unspoilt Jaen town of Alcala la Real. Este post esta disponible en Español> Visitar Alcala La Real You may be wondering why I have such a keen interest in this sleepy town in the Andalusian countryside. Here are five attractions I…

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The Best Caldo Verde Recipe – Spain Travel Article

The Best Caldo Verde Recipe Today Melissa shares one of the most quintessential Portuguese recipes — and lets us in on the secrets behind a homemade caldo verde recipe! If you want a taste of traditional Portuguese cuisine, this caldo verde recipe is the perfect project. Simple and delicious, it’s a crowd-pleasing favorite that makes for an easy lunch, a festive first course, or even a late-night snack (more on that later). A bowl of homemade caldo verde topped with…

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Best Places To Stay In Seville – Spain Travel Article

Best Places To Stay In Seville Andalusia’s capital Seville invites you to a wonderful holiday in the sun all year round. Here, on the bank of the Guadalquivir river, modern-day buildings are met with historic monuments. Seville is divided into many neighbourhoods, each with a unique personality. This guide will take you through the best places to rent a holiday apartment in Seville depending on the type of city break you seek. Where to stay for culture in SevilleThe history and culture…

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International Hotel Chains in Sri Lanka – Trip to Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka Travel Article

International Hotel Chains in Sri Lanka – Trip to Sri Lanka Sri Lanka offers a wide range of international hotel chains, heritage bungalows, boutique hotels and villas, guest houses, home-stay units, jungle cabins, tree-houses, eco-lodges, camping huts and luxury apartments to suit your tastes. Hotel chains such as ITC, NEXT, Park Inn by Radisson, Ritz Carlton, Sheraton, Hyatt, Marino Sands and Four Seasons Hotel will commence their operations soon. The new rooms being added are by Cinnamon Life (800), Hyatt…

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Sri Lanka Tour Packages from Madurai – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Sri Lanka Tour Packages from Madurai Are you planning to visit the beautiful island of Sri Lanka and are looking for the perfect Sri Lanka tour packages from Madurai? Affectionately dubbed as the Paradise Isle, Sri Lanka is steeped in history, culture, religion and stunning landscapes. There’s always something for everyone, no matter what the preference or their age is; which makes it the best destination for a holiday. Escape the stress of your everyday life and journey to this…

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Why Nuwara Eliya is different from the rest of Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Why Nuwara Eliya is different from the rest of Sri Lanka Post navigation Previous Post    | Next Post Why Nuwara Eliya is different from the rest of Sri Lanka – A piece of paradise! Immaculate natural vistas, lush greenery and the freshest air you can breathe, this is all you get when you visit Nuwara Eliya. Read on to know why this amazing city is very much different from the rest of Sri Lanka. The Climes The first thing a person…

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best beaches in sri lanka – Top Attractions Places Destinations Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka Travel Article

best beaches in sri lanka – Top Attractions Places Destinations Sri Lanka Hikkaduwa Hikkaduwa is a very famous beach and is located 100km south of Colombo. Especially during the high season this is the place to go for party lovers as there are many bars and clubs nearby. October to mid of April is the best time to visit Hikkaduwa. The nearby reef is a great spot for snorkeling.The Chaaya Tranz is one of the best picks in Hikkaduwa. Hikkaduwa Beach…

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Broads horizons | Travel @VisitSriLanka.com – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Broads horizons | Travel @VisitSriLanka.com The first, and last, time I went on a boating holiday it ended in ignominy, my friends and I having managed to wedge our 60ft narrowboat sideways across the Kennet and Avon canal while attempting an ill-advised three-point-turn. The shame of having to hide “below decks” while a crowd of onlookers gathered on the towpath pointing and laughing still makes my cheeks burn 10 years later.I made a vow that day that all future holidays…

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Open for business: the Sri Lankan Revival event – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Open for business: the Sri Lankan Revival event In a thought-provoking panel discussion, HE Manisha Gunasekera, Sri Lanka High Commissioner to the UK, Hiran Cooray of Jetwing Group, Malik Fernando of Resplendent Ceylon and our Managing Director, Sam Clark discussed how the country has stabilised since the events of Easter Sunday, the immediate outlook for Sri Lanka tourism and the steps that the UK industry is taking to help re-start business there. Speaking about the motivation behind organising the event,…

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Travel Essentials to add to your travel checklist for Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka Travel Agency – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Travel Essentials to add to your travel checklist for Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka Travel Agency Having the right items at the right time is essential to make your vacation in Sri Lanka smooth and fun, whether you are visiting Sri Lanka for a weekend or for a few weeks. Tick off this easy travel checklist for Sri Lanka to make sure you have everything you need in your suitcase for your Sri Lanka holiday. 1.An outfit in White This…

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