Buckingham Place leads Sri Lanka anti plastic campaign

It’s a well-known fact now that the world as we know it, is struggling with the problem of plastic, so when one hotel decided to take a step back to look at its plastic usage and subsequent waste, they were shocked and decided that enough is enough! And now, Buckingham Place in Tangalle, is keeping a close eye on their plastic use in an effort to minimize it as much as possible. In August, this chic minimalist hotel, located a short walk from the Tangalle beach, embarked on a journey to…

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The foodie side of Sri Lanka’s commercial hub

Food. No matter which part of the world you travel to, food is without a doubt one of the core ingredients of a memorable holiday. So when Pepper recently invited me to join them for a street food walk, I happily agreed!

Our group was met at sundown outside a bar in the bustling heart of Colombo, by Arshad – Pepper’s peppy Colombo expert and host. Taking a seat inside, we were treated to a shot of local alcoholic firepower mixed into an authentic concoction; coupled with the ambience and the yummy local bites, this certainly…

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Tuktuk racing around the island

The world is a constantly changing place, more so today than ever before. With ease of connectivity and a hunger to constantly try new things and showcase it to the world, little-known location.

The TukTuk Tournament is one such creative way to explore the nooks and crannies of this beautiful paradise island. If you’ve been daring enough to ever ride a tuktuk, in Sri Lanka especially, then perhaps you remember the way these three-wheeled gadgets weave across traffic. Imagine the places these tuktuks could reach. Blend in with the locals and become part of the island’s people.…

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