Walking around Galle Fort in 2017 we are completely spoilt for choice. With a vibrant array of unique shops & restaurants around every cobbled corner, more places have sprung up in the past few years than ever before – so much so the guidebooks simply can’t keep up. With the Fort becoming an ever stylish, cultural destination for jet-setters and locals alike, dining (and…
Ayurveda, translating in Sanskrit as ‘life-knowledge’ travelled across the ocean from India to Sri Lanka thousands of years ago.
After the successful launch of super stylish W15 along the surf and beach lovers coast of Weligama in the South, 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 TLC from all walks of life- from…
A completely unique concept amongst the many hotels in Sri Lanka, since launching at the beginning of July 2016, Owl & Pussycat Hotel & Restaurant not only grasps a real sense of idiosyncratic international appeal but has fast become the place to stay for comfort, vibrancy and luxury. With owls & pussycats around every corner; from perky cuddly toy mascots welcoming you on the bed to…
I recently embarked on a 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, this route is perfect for travellers wishing to experience and explore local culture (and soak up some rays if so inclined!) for a couple of weeks. I present to you, my top 10 photos from the trip that make me fall in love with Sri Lanka all over again.
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.
Colombo is an ever growing city in Asia, buzzing with an alluring combination of the new and the old; offering culture, shopping, restaurants, charismatic boutique hotels and so much more.
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.
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.
There’s no doubt Instagram requires both time and practise, with an inevitable element of trial and error to create a successful page. Alongside the #1 rule of consistency in image quality and posting regular content (daily if possible) synchronicity and flow of the page is really important yet harder to measure as a sharp, creative eye is key.