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Nihiwatu Beach sunset
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By Tom
On: 13th January, 2014

Fourteen destinations for 2014

  • The Alentejo
  • USA
  • Zambia
  • Indonesia
  • Turkey
  • Albania
  • Israel
  • Sri Lanka
  • Japan
  • The Selous & Ruaha National Parks
  • Mancora

14 for '14? Sounds like a set of Mitchell Johnson's bowling figures from the recent Ashes debacle (one for the chaps there) but on this occasion referring to our predictions for the 14 destinations that are going to be big news in 2014.

Wild Grass House
Woman looking at Computer

By Guest blogger
On: 6th September, 2013

My Favourite Three Hotels From My Sri Lanka Honeymoon

  • Sri Lanka

After getting married earlier this year in March, my new hubby and I headed off to Sri lanka for the honeymoon of a lifetime. Here are my favourite three hotels from my Sri Lanka honeymoon ...

Sri Lanka
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By Amelia
On: 10th September, 2012

The Magic of Sri Lanka

  • Sri Lanka

My brother lives in Singapore, and I was lucky enough to combine a recent visit with a unique holiday to Sri Lanka - a country I have been longing to visit ever since I was a child, growing up fascinated by stories my grandmother told me of living in what was once Ceylon - a country seeped…

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By Rosie
On: 18th November, 2011

80 Senses: #11 - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

  • Sri Lanka

A plateau palace carved into the rock... Rulers have long built imposing palaces to intimidate their subjects and terrify their enemies (two not always mutually exclusive parties), but few can have achieved the desired effect to the extent of Sigiriya in Sri Lanka.

Tea plantations in Sri Lanka
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By Tom
On: 17th May, 2011

Sri Lanka: Cultural Heritage (Part One)

  • Sri Lanka

Original Travel Founder Tom Barber shares with us his fascinating story from his Sri Lanka tour in this 3 part blog series...

Sunrise over Adam's peak
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By Tom
On: 17th May, 2011

Sri Lanka: Adam's Peak (Part Two)

  • Sri Lanka

Following on from the first instalment of Original Travel Founder Tom Barbers' 3 part blog series about his Sri lanka Tour...

view at mountains and train in Ella in Sri Lanka
Image of Tom Barber

By Tom
On: 17th May, 2011

Ella Sri Lanka (Part Three)

  • Sri Lanka

Following on from part 2, here is the final instalment of our 3 part blog series about Tom's Sri Lanka tour...

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By Tom
On: 1st February, 2011

New Destinations: Should I Stay Or Should I Go Now?

  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Zimbabwe
  • Sri Lanka

Those famous philosophers The Clash inadvertently put a modern moral dilemma in a punk nutshell - should we really travel to countries ruled by dubious regimes? Well, in some cases the answer is a categoric and resounding no (who'd want to go to France, anyway?), but for most of these…

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By Tom
On: 20th October, 2010

Sri Lanka and the ICC Cricket World Cup

  • Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, a land of gems, elephants, curry and... cricket!