Travel to Sri Lanka amid economic crisis? Media and Reality: My first-hand experience
Just when Sri Lanka was trying hard to emerge out of the covid-19 pandemic, it got hit by another wave of its worst economic crisis since its independence in 1948, making it tougher for the country to recuperate from the after effects.
I understand that Sri Lanka is not the only country suffering from the post-pandemic complications. I recently got invited to visit the crisis-hit Sri Lanka by the national carrier of Sri Lanka, Sri Lankan Airlines, towards their effort in promoting tourism to international travellers for the country's economy.
What caused the economic crisis in Sri Lanka?
There are a background of historical events like the government policies, taxation rules, monopoly of FDIs in the hospitality sector, incorrect borrowings for quick fixes and the political turmoil in Sri Lanka that can be accounted for the current situation. However, the crisis started surfacing in 2019 with the following events:
Namaste! I'm Medhavi Davda.
I travel to Evolve..
In Nature, I confide..
I find my calling in the Himalayas..
In the Oceans, I meditate..
A High-Altitude Trekker & PADI certified SCUBA Diver, I love exploring the heights and depths of the planet with my regular doses of mountains and oceans.
Discovering myself & life through nature, adventures, travels, sports and dance has been an addiction since my existence!
Quite fond of the natural & cultural diversity of India, I've travelled extensively in my own country before exploring international destinations.
I had left my 9+ yrs of career in Software Industry in a quest to make a living out of my passions. I packed my basics in my car (gave away the rest) and lived in different parts of Himachal Pradesh for 16 months. This invaluable time taught me to experience life from a broader perspective.
I'm currently living in Mumbai to work with an Adventure Travel company as a product manager for Scuba Diving. I continue living a minimalistic life.
RavenousLegs on Instagram
RavenousLegs on FaceBook
RavenousLegs on Twitter
Abu Dhabi's Renowned Liwa Date Festival
Day trips you can take from Paracas
Is 7 Days in Bangkok Too Long?
Top Cities in Croatia That You Cannot Miss
5 Tips for Creating Engaging Solo Travel Videos for YouTube
7 Days Active Travel Itinerary for Sri Lanka - from Sunrise on the East Coast to Sunset on the West Coast
Annapurna Base Camp Trek from Ghandruk Village - the shortest route to ABC Trek