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Spain and Sri Lanka best value destinations

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ELEPHANTSpain and Sri Lanka jointly take the top spot

Spain and Sri Lanka have topped the Post Office Worldwide Holiday Costs Barometer – jointly the cheapest of 42 destinations surveyed.

At £36.14 for eight items, including an evening meal with drinks, Spain and Sri Lanka’s holiday cost totals were under half those of 21 other destinations and a quarter the cost in Australia and South Korea, the most expensive countries surveyed.

In the Far East, falling prices in Bali (£40.47) and Vietnam (£43.20) helped these fast-rising destinations overtake Thailand to take fourth and fifth barometer places.


Sri Lanka, the best place to visit -Lonely Planet

World’s most renowned and largest travel guide book and digital media publisher –“The Lonely Planet” has named Sri Lanka as number one destination in the world to visit.

The travel experts and the voters have predicted that Sri Lanka will be on the top of the hottest new holiday destinations for the travelers. Under the title ‘Serenity returns to Serendib “ the travel guide raves destination Sri Lanka describing the multi-faceted experiences the traveler can look for in this small Island, fused with novelty and indulgence.

“Dubbed Serendib -the origin of the word serendipity “by seafaring Arab traders centuries ago, Sri Lanka has been anything but serene in recent decades. …South Asia's most compact country have remained off limits to even the most intrepid traveller. .…investment is again fuelling the tourist industry and visitor numbers are steadily increasing. Prices are affordable. Indeed, Sri Lanka is emerging as one of the planet's best-value destinations.


Sri Lanka, a ‘best for long-haul value’ destination

Sri Lanka is one of the ‘best for long-haul value’ destinations for British holidaymakers, according to research by the UK government's national Post Office, beating popular hotspots such as Mexico, Vietnam and Thailand.

Sri Lanka takes top spot for the third year running.


SAFE DRIVING AT ACI (Italian Automobile Association) – FREE OF CHARGE

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l_aci_02ACI  (Italian Automobile Association) in partnership with the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Rome and some other Embassies will launch an initiative to offer a safe-driving course highly recognized in Italy for Sri Lankan nationals who hold valid Italian driving licenses.

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This programme will be offered on a very limited basis to eligible driving license holders free of charge which otherwise is provided at a substantial fee.

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SL's tea estates, would definitely dazzle a newcomer

Sri Lankan Tea is unique due to its exotic flavour, colour and character that cannot be readily found elsewhere. The humidity, temperature, sunshine and rainfall in the country's central and southern highlands provide the perfect environment for the manufacture of one of the finest blends of tea available anywhere in the world, says HaveeruOnline, a leading news website in the Maldives.

Sri Lankan tea, commonly referred to as Ceylon Tea, is known all over the world for its golden colour and rich, intense flavour, the website further stated.



Italian_eyesWhile Maurizio lives millions of miles away from Sri Lanka his thoughts, his work and his art lives here. 
An Italian artist Maurizio Boscheri is an attentive connoisseur of animals’ species and vegetation and his paintings are depictions of animals that are facing near extinction.

“I chose to paint wildlife in Sri Lanka for the exuberant shapes and natural colors of endemism; I think from butterflies, birds to leopards, the colors and contrasts are very pronounced. Nowhere have I seen such a sight!


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