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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.

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A plate of Rice and Curry, Heritance Kandalama, Dambulla, Sri Lanka

TikaWeeks #09/2018: Sri Lanka update

Posted by John on 4th March 2018

Blizzards caused by the “Beast from the East” and the mayhem that ensues may encourage you to look further east to escape the chaos and bitter cold. Where better to go than Sri Lanka and Maldives, two “Jewels of the Indian Ocean”. In this week's update, a new culinary series introduces Sri Lanka’s delicious and colourful food, starting with the ubiquitous ‘Rice and Curry’, while I also talk about flight options, essential travel insurance, currency and money, and recommended novels about Sri Lanka.

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Ajith Safari Jeep Tours, Yala West National Park, Sri Lanka

TikaWeeks #46/2017: Sri Lanka update

Posted by John on 19th November 2017

Now back into the thick of it following my recent successful research trip to Sri Lanka, I visit WTM to catch up with colleagues from the travel industry, promote last-minute hotel deals around the island, offer a background to Ayurveda in Sri Lanka, report on the new restriction of jeeps allowed into Yala West National Park, delve into the archives and find a previous visit to Jaffna, and the usual news round-up.

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Hanthana House, Kandy, Sri Lanka

TikaWeeks #41/2017: Sri Lanka update

Posted by John on 14th October 2017

This week, and the following two weeks, will be travelogues of my annual research trip to Sri Lanka. I always travel in October as it is the off season on the island, which means that hoteliers and travel colleagues are available to show me around and chat at length. However, it is also the change in the monsoons (end of the southwest and beginning of the northeast), so not a good time to visit on holiday…

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AIRBUS EC 130 B4 helicopter of IWS Aviation, Sri Lanka

TikaWeeks #39/2017: Sri Lanka update

Posted by John on 1st October 2017

From Galle to Jaffna, we have news articles, background information and customer opinion from around Sri Lanka, including next year’s Galle Literary Festival, our Maldives archive, recent feedback on our accommodation, helicopter transfers, new hotel additions, and the usual media round-up.

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Tusker, Yala West National Park, Sri Lanka

TikaWeeks #36/2017: Sri Lanka update

Posted by John on 10th September 2017

This week’s Sri Lanka update includes news articles on the plight of the island’s elephants, personal accounts of a wildlife holiday with Tikalanka, new hotels available through Tikalanka, internal flights by seaplane, and the first anniversary of Sri Lanka being declared "malaria-free".

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