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.
Despite almost continuously travelling across Sri Lanka, one of the very few places I hadn’t previously visited was surfer paradise, Arugam Bay.
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.
Along the winding roads of Sri Lanka’s hill country through the rustic town of Haputale stands Thotalagala, a stylish refurbished Colonial bungalow owned by the Thomas Lipton Dambatenne tea estate.
If you could click your fingers and appear at The Wallawaa -something I wish I could do on a regular basis- you would never imagine you were in what would be described as an ‘airport hotel’.
Ella is an energetic little village, buzzing with the ever-increasing demand for tourism, with visitors enthusiastically streaming in from all over the world. Primarily known as a destination for backpackers and seasoned travellers; families and couples with a culture vulture streak also appear to be frequenting this hill country hotspot.
Helga’s Folly. A unique, otherworldly dreamworld, nestled in the hills of Kandy; the last capital of the ancient era of kings with the spectacular ‘temple of the tooth’ at it’s heart.