W15 Weligama and W15 Escape in Ahungama

After the successful launch of super stylish new build W15 along the coast of Weligama beach frequented by beach and surf lovers alike in the South of the island, W15 have now also launched W15 Escape in the quieter village of Ahungama.

Both share the same luxe chic aesthetic whilst maintaining a warm homely ambience, welcoming those in need of some relaxation TLC from all walks of life- from solo travellers to generous sized groups of family or friends.

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Casa Heliconia’s Sri Lankan Beetroot Curry

I’ve always been an avid fan of a delicious beetroot curry; a vegetable less commonly known as a Sri Lankan favourite. With an irresistable balance of spicy and sweet, beetroot in perfectly compliments almost any combination; from chicken, fish to an array of other vegetables. And as with many Sri Lankan dishes its suitable for vegans too.  Read more…


Owl & Pussycat Hotel & Restaurant in Galle

Not only is the Owl & Pussycat Hotel & Restaurant a completely unique concept amongst the many hotels in Sri Lanka since launching at the beginning of July 2016, it also grasps a real sense of idiosyncratic international appeal and has fast become the place to stay for comfort, vibrancy and homely style.

With Owls & Pussycats around every corner; from perky cuddly toy mascots waiting to welcome you on the bed to silken pussycat dressing gowns, this hotel is perfect for those looking for a little extra character and pizazz.

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10 Photos to Fall in Love with Sri Lanka Blog

10 photos to fall in Love with Sri Lanka

I recently embarked on a sponsored trip with the Sri Lankan Tourist Board and 4 other travel & lifestyle bloggers from the UK.

From the capital of Colombo to the ancient cultural triangle, hill country ‘Little Britain’Nuwara Eliya, Uda Walawe National Park and beach town Mirissa, the route we followed would be perfect for travellers wishing to experience and explore local culture (and soak up some rays if so inclined!) for a couple of weeks.

As a professional travel photographer, I had my camera to hand at all times. I present to you, my top 10 photos from the trip that make me fall in love with Sri Lanka all over again.

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Villa Saffron Guide Blog

Villa Saffron in Hikkaduwa

Nestled along the coast of Hikkaduwa lies Villa Saffron, an architecturally striking building designed by one of Sri Lanka’s most renowned architects, C.Anjalendran.

The harmony of interiors with Sri Lanka’s incomparable nature sets the perfect scene of peace, calm and beauty overlooking the Indian ocean.

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Colombo City Guide Blog

2 Nights in Colombo with Uber

Colombo is an ever growing city in Asia, buzzing with an alluring combination of the new and the old; offering culture, shopping, restaurants, boutique hotels and so much more. With a multitude of experiences awaiting across the rest of the country, it’s not necessarily somewhere you will spend a lot of time but having explored the city extensively myself, I’ve put an 2 night guide together to make sure it remains one of the highlights of your travels. Read more…

Top Sri Lankan Restaurants in Colombo

Top Sri Lankan Restaurants in Colombo

There is some truly mouthwatering cuisine to be enjoyed amidst the ever growing restaurant scene in Colombo. From a diverse fanfare of international favourites to Sri Lanka’s specialty of rice and curry (both traditional and fusion), there’s something to stimulate everyones senses in the big city.

As an enthusiastic advocate of curry for breakfast, lunch and dinner, its my pleasure to introduce my tried and tested ‘go to’ destinations to enjoy the wonders of Sri Lankan food in Colombo. Although there are many options, I’ve decided to showcase just 3 favourites; traditional, contemporary classics and Northern. Read more…


Top 5 Airbnb’s in Colombo

Over the past few years, Airbnb has risen to a new height of popularity; offering a broad spectrum of accomodation for independent travellers all over the world, venturing beyond the realm of the regular hotel/travel agent booking system.

Airbnb and similar sites (such as Flipkey owned by Trip Advisor and Homestay) embrace an entirely new approach to travel, offering simple user friendly platforms for instant booking; welcoming a new generation of self-sufficient travellers and holiday makers.

Airbnb host a plethora of unique destinations to stay in Colombo- from upmarket apartment blocks, quirky concept rooms, homestays and everything in between. Allow me to introduce my top 5 (tried and tested!) Airbnbs in Colombo.

Please visit the website links for a full selection of photographs/ details of each property. Read more…

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Colombo Fashion Week at Casa Colombo

Inconspicuously tucked away in a cosy cul-de-sac just meters from the hustle and bustle of Galle Road, lies the entrance of Casa Colombo, a magnificent 200 year old Moorish mansion, built by one of the wealthiest Indian trading families in Sri Lanka of the 19th century. Read more…