sri-lankaPretty much all of the “hot country” lists out there for 2017 include three countries: Cuba, Iceland and Sri Lanka. I was surprised by the last of the three but have always been intrigued. The closest I’ve ever been to Sri Lanka is 35,000 feet from it when Natalie and I flew over the island nation on our flight from India to the Maldives a few years ago. The country is “hot” because the decades-long civil war is over, it’s lush and beautiful, there are new hotels, it’s inexpensive, and a lot of investment money is being pumped in. The tourism board has also started to proactively go after travel bloggers. If Sri Lanka is on your list, you should check out the Sri Lanka guidebooks listed below. If it’s not, you should consider visiting. I know I will!

Johnny Jet
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1 Comment On "Travel Books of the Week: Sri Lanka Guidebooks"
  1. Mark Probert|

    Hey Johnny if you haven’t been then – go – and if you want a fiction novel to get you in the mood for the Sri Lankan isle then look no further than Mark Probert’s (sting of) The Dragon’s Tale about a Welsh surfer who gets into all kinds of hot water whilst there – and it’s all based on true events -anyway don’t take my word for it have peek at http://www.thewelshmarkprobert.com … and as you would have guessed I am the Welsh Mark Probert – enjoy!

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