Thushni is Experience Travel Group's 'Local Experience Manager' based out of an office in Colombo. She is responsible for ensuring that our experience is as special, unique and distinctive as it can be. That means she's often on the road sourcing new adventures and tweaking our tours. She's also usually on the end of the telephone line should you need any help whilst in Sri Lanka.
Thushni has a thirst for knowledge and a deep love for and fascination with the traditions and culture of her homeland.
Taking place every summer, the highly anticipated dates for the 2016 Kandy Esala Perahera will be released soon.We asked our Local Experience Manager Thushni De Silva to give her insights into the history and background of this fantastic annual phenomenon.
We’ve recently launched a brand new Sri Lanka holiday all about the remarkable work of Geoffrey Bawa, one Asia’s most influential architects. This post sheds some light on who Bawa was and what made his work so unique.
Due to its geographical positioning, Sri Lanka has played host to travellers from around the world. And all of them have contributed to moulding the Sri Lanka we know today. The written history of Sri Lanka begins with the arrival of Prince Vijaya from West Bengal (India) in 543 BC when his father banished him along with 700 others on a ship…
On the 4th of February, 2015, Sri Lanka celebrated its 67th anniversary of independence. The fight for independence started soon after the colonisation in 1815 and the uprisings have dotted history since 1817.