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Blogs from Tikalanka are designed to enhance your knowledge of Sri Lanka and Maldives and keep you up to date with recent developments. We intend to post regular features on travel, news, lifestyle and accommodation as well as guest articles from current and past customers, which will give you first-hand experience of Tikalanka, Sri Lanka and Maldives.

Archive: April 2019

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TikaWeeks #17-2/2019: Sri Lanka update

Posted by John on 25th April 2019

As an update on the current situation in Sri Lanka, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) today advise against all but essential travel to Sri Lanka, due to the current evolving security situation following attacks on 21 April 2019. We hope that this unprecedented travel advice will be a temporary measure and we will keep you posted with any further developments. For current official travel advice for Sri Lanka, please visit the FCO website.

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TikaWeeks #17-1/2019: Sri Lanka update

Posted by John on 24th April 2019

Following the dreadful events in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, we are monitoring the situation on the island carefully and we will keep you updated with any developments. Thankfully, none of our customers or Sri Lankan team were directly involved in the attacks. Our thoughts are with all of the people affected by the bombings and we continue to support Sri Lanka wholeheartedly.

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President and Prime Minister of Sri Lanka celebrating Aluth Sahal Mangalyaya in Anuradhapura (courtesy of President’s Media Division)

TikaWeeks #15/2019: Sri Lanka update

Posted by John on 8th April 2019

Less than a week to go until Aluth Avurudda (New Year) in the Sinhalese and Tamil communities of Sri Lanka. New Year traditionally begins at the sighting of the new moon, although, for convenience, it is now celebrated on 14 April each year. It also marks the end of the harvest season and of spring. This week’s update heralds the New Year, continues our geography series and features a news roundup.

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