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Sri Lanka at forefront of wildlife conservation efforts

A popular Sri Lankan tourist attraction and wildlife sanctuary, the “Uda Walawe” National Park, has been recreated in an elephant exhibition in Twycross Zoo in the UK. The Sri Lankan themed habitat opened recently. The new AED 5.6 million (£1

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A passage to India – staged in Ceylon

On the 40th death anniversary of the English novelist E. M. Forster, Russell Bowden recalls his Colombo production, four decades ago, of a dramatisation of the writer’s most famous novel. Stephen Prins reports FORTY-EIGHT years ago, in the early Sixties,

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Travellers Guide for St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

Christopher Columbus is credited with “discovering” St. Thomas during his second voyage to the New World in 1493. His stay was short-lived, instead sailing on to Puerto Rico. The island was left unguarded by the Spanish and soon its sheltered

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Exploring post-colonial travel writing

(Encounters ) Levi-Strauss, in his classic work, ‘Tristes Tropique’, laments the disappearance of adventurous travel, and with it invigorating travel writing, as a consequence of the impact of modernization, industrialization, globalization. Indeed, this sentiment is consonant with the theme of

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Emirates promotes Sri Lanka as popular destination

Emirates Tours UK is featuring Sri Lanka as one of 14 popular destinations in an exclusive luxury holidays brochure produced for Emirates airline’s customers in the UK. Emirates tour operators’ catalogue titled Exceptional 2010 brochure has devoted eight pages to

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THE FAMILY HOLIDAY PLAN: CONCLUSION

Taking a family holiday on a budget isn’t out of reach for the savvy person who wants to do their research and find the best deals out there. At the heart of every good holiday is knowing that you’re getting

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THE FAMILY HOLIDAY PLAN: GENERAL TRAVEL TIPS

No matter where you go on your family holiday, there are tons of other money saving tips that you must know. And we’re here to tell you about them! Be sure to join travel clubs like the AA or search

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THE FAMILY HOLIDAY PLAN: EUROPE ON A SHOESTRING

In Europe, France is a top pick for affordable holiday destinations, for these exact reasons. Not only do you have more budget flights to choose from, they are cheaper than if you flew to a more remote location. Driving to

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THE FAMILY HOLIDAY PLAN: ROCKY MOUNTAINS

Many parents are familiar with the family-oriented mission of the YMCA programs. Located in urban areas internationally, this kid friendly organisation offers many educational, sports, and social opportunities. The YMCA of the Rockies, Colorado also operates two budget holiday resorts

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THE FAMILY HOLIDAY PLAN: MEXICAN BEACH HOLIDAYS

All-inclusive resorts abound in Mexico and if your family is looking for a beautiful setting where to experience a new culture, Mexico could be for you! All-inclusive resorts are always a hit because everyone can do what they want, when

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