Category Archives: Sri Lanka

More Travel Updates from Asia

Local newspapers carry bits of information that travelers may not be aware of and could be helpful in planning future travel! But no matter how a person plans, travel (and life) boils down to being in the right place at

Seven Warm Winter Destinations – #1 Easy Sri Lanka

Looking for a winter destination that’s sunny and warm? Sri Lanka is easy to arrange and completely recovered from the Tsunami. If you want a private tour, surf over to Aitken Spence Travels, the largest tour operator in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka – Arranging A Trip

We were going to visit Sri Lanka in February ’05, but the Tsunami literally “washed” away our plans for one year. Sri Lanka is a large island, off the tip of South India…extremely green, a mountainous interior, with beautiful sand

Fruits and Flowers Everywhere in Sri Lanka

If you have thought about a trip to Asia, put Sri Lanka at the top of your list. It’s rare to find a destination that combines wonderful food, gorgeous hotels and some of the sweetest, most helpful people it has

A “Marma” Massage, Sri Lanka

The description in my Lighthouse Hotel, Galle, Sri Lanka, described a “Marma Body, Mind and Spirit Massge” as – an exotic and therapeutic Ayurveda inspired massage using aromatic herbal oils that stimulate the Marmas, the body’s vital pressure points. This

Leeches in the Rainforest, Sri Lanka

We headed in to the Sinharaja Rainforest which is a world heritage site. This forest is the respository of Sri Lanka’s endemic species of flora and fauna and a wonderland for birders (which we are not). (I am a “look…there’s