Sri Lanka

Jetwing luxury villas in Sri Lanka, amidst the tea estates of Hatton

Jetwing luxury villas in Sri Lanka, amidst the tea estates of Hatton

Jetwing Hotels is now managing luxury villas in Sri Lanka. Strathdon Bungalow, Dickoya Bungalow and Craig Appin Bungalow, previously known as the Mandira Bungalows, are situated in the highlands of Hatton. These villas offer authentic colonial ambience, elegant décor, simple luxuries and warm service. STAY IN LUXURY VILLAS IN SRI LANKA : STRATHDON, DICKOYA AND CRAIG APPIN …

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Relais & Châteaux celebrates World Oceans Day with over 90 sustainable seafood menus

Relais & Châteaux will celebrate World Oceans Day on June 8 this year. In partnership with Ethic Ocean, over 90 Relais & Châteaux properties will offer sustainable seafood menus. This will follow the Ethic Ocean global product guide. By taking part, Relais & Châteaux pays tribute to the seas and heighten people’s awareness of the threats they face. ABOUT …

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The Heritance Kandalama Hotel in Sri Lanka, created by Geoffrey Bawa. And about environment preservation and ecotourism in Sri Lanka.

The massive and quietly beautiful Heritance Kandalama hotel in Dambulla, right by the ridge of the Kandalama Reservoir 30 minutes away from the UNESCO World Heritage Sigiriya Rock, is always fully booked, but I’ve had the pleasure of planning ahead and staying here five times in my never-ending #Travelife. I’ve never tired of the views …

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Remembering my Africa moment on top of Sigiriya mountain in Sri Lanka, and my first visit to the Sabi Sabi Game Reserve

On the way over to Tokyo from Copenhagen last weekend, I was flipping through the inflight entertainment magazine to see if there was an interesting movie to watch. It just so happened that the movie Out of Africa, starring Merryl Streep and Robert Redford, was showing. This happens to be one of my all-time favorite movies, and I’ve seen it at least …

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Climbing the UNESCO World Heritage site of Sigiriya in Sri Lanka

CLIMBING SIGIRIYA You read about Sri Lanka first many years ago in Travelife Magazine. We were there way ahead of everyone else. Contact Meg or Kat at Travelife Magazine to get on our mailing list for the next Sri Lanka tour. [email protected] Tel. 8138400/ 892620 Sigiriya was a good four-and-a-half hours away from Colombo via a single two-lane …

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Join us for part 3 of a Travelife to Amazing Sri Lanka. November 21 – 27, 2013

If you were at all thinking of joining us on a Travelife to Sri Lanka last February or last July, you certainly missed two wonderful trips with great groups of people. We weren’t really planning to do a Part 3 so soon because organizing a Travelife is a complete labor of love for us.  But we already have a couple of …

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A Travelife short story: Heaven on earth at the Heritance Kandalama Hotel in Dambulla, Sri Lanka

Heritance Kandalama Hotel in Dambulla, Sri Lanka They’d just arrived via an arduous five-hour drive along country roads from Colombo.  But finally there they were at the famous Heritance Kandalama Hotel, just in time for sunset. The first sight of it, with nothing but water all around, took their breath away. Scroll down to read …

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