Category: Accommodation

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

Sri Lanka’s TukTuk race not as dangerous as it sounds!

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… Read More »

Colombo’s booming café scene

An evening in Colombo is not quite the same as it used to be a couple of years ago. With swanky cafés that have opened up throughout most of the commercial capital and its suburbs, some good coffee and cake is never too difficult to hunt down. Here’s a quick lowdown on a few of my… Read More »

In search of Sri Lanka’s lesser known places

    When you’re looking to holiday in Sri Lanka, now acclaimed as one of the hottest travel destinations in the world, you may think that escaping the tourist trail can be hard, whether you are headed to the sunny beaches, national parks or lush hills of the tea country. But, if you are seeking… Read More »

Sri Lanka’s top 5 honeymoon beaches

  by Aadil Fawme   When you search the globe for an exotic romantic getaway, look no further than Sri Lanka, a mystic island gem trapped in the majestic Indian Ocean that is undoubtedly one of the top honeymoon destinations in the world. Sri Lanka is a popular destination for a romantic holiday because there’s… Read More »

Scuba Diving in Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka has several fantastic scuba diving spots along its west and south coasts, as well as some in Trincomalee in the north-east. From mysterious shipwrecks and distinctive rock formations to a variety of marine life, including numerous species of brightly-coloured tropical fish, eels, marine turtles and sting rays, exploring the island’s underwater… Read More »

Taste of Sri Lanka: the best hotels for foodies

    Sri Lankan cuisine is very distinctive, an exotic blend of tastes and aromas enriched by ethnic diversity and centuries of interaction with outside settlers, including the European colonial powers. From rice and curry – a meal with a deceptively simple name that incorporates seven separate dishes, from curries to sambols – to the… Read More »

Galle Literary Festival 2017

Galle Literary Festival 2017 will run between 11th – 15th January and is an unmissable event for those interested in literature.   Now in its 8th year, this event takes place in the streets of historic Galle Fort and has attracted internationally-renowned authors from across the globe.       The first four authors appearing… Read More »

Sri Lanka experiences unprecedented levels of rainfall

Sri Lanka has recently been affected by a strong south-west monsoon which has caused severe damage to several areas of land, leaving 350,000 displaced. There are fears that 150 people have been killed due to the effects of the extreme weather.