With a tropical minimalist/ homely Scandinavian aesthetic, The Kip is hosted by a lively, friendly young couple called Seddy and Phoebe and their equally charming canine companions.
Colombo, Sri Lanka’s buzzy commercial capital. Some parts raw and rustic, others significantly (and ever increasingly) more polished. While in years gone by luxury meant Colonial, a modern nuance has swept across the City in recent years.
As Sri Lanka continues to skyrocket to the top of every traveler’s bucket list, it is worth noting that there is a more inexpensive and time-efficient way to catch a glimpse into one of the world’s most beautiful islands: the time-honored ritual of reading.
While Sri Lanka’s reputation as a tropical paradise attracts plenty of surfers and beachgoers alike, travelers – especially the particularly culinary-conscious – would be remiss not to indulge in the island’s diverse and delicious cuisine. Drawing from its multi-ethnic makeup, rich history, and abundance of fresh, flavorful ingredients, Sri Lanka’s food is as colourful and fascinating as the island itself. Read on to see SISL’s top 10 reasons why Sri Lanka is every foodie’s dream!
National Geographic Traveller UK 9 page feature in the hill country of Nuwara Eliya and Hatton. Words and photography by Alice Luker.
For those who follow me over on Instagram, there’s no denying I have a soft spot for Jaffna. The truth is I love the North of Sri Lanka so much, I recently returned from a 2 week solo trip with the sole intention of completing a guide to help and inspire others on their travels too.
Despite almost continuously travelling across Sri Lanka, one of the very few places I hadn’t previously visited was surfer paradise, Arugam Bay.
Let me begin by saying that I’ve quite literally travelled all across Sri Lanka solo in every way you could possibly imagine. From cars, trains and buses, I have a lot of first hand experience as both a tourist and a resident. From my first solo trip 2 years ago (I travelled with family prior to this for over 13 years) to the guesthouse where I’m writing this in Jaffna, I have learnt so much between then and now.
Since opening just a few months ago, Galle Things Roti (by the Galle Fort Hotel) has already become one of my favourite Lankan foodie spots in the historic Fort. Despite most restaurants reducing the spice levels of local cuisine to become ‘tourist friendly’, this charming little restaurant has found the perfect balance of spice &…
Contributing photographer for Virgin Australia’s in flight magazine Voyeur. Food article ‘Curry Favour’ recommendations on where to find the best local eats in Colombo.