Checking Out Shakeela Obeysekere

Interviews

A hotelier with 15 years of experience Shakeela who lived in London has now returned home to Sri Lanka where she is the General Manager

Checking Out Simone Wanigesekera

Interviews

Harbouring a penchant for dining out especially given sampling Indian, Thai and Moroccan cuisine, Simone who lives in London balances

Vacation Diaries Nishadi Liyanage

Interviews

While studying in Australia, my plan was to cross off as many items on my bucket list, and the newest addition to the list was to try a...

Checking Out Helen Gallagher

Interviews

Helen is the epitome of a perfect mix of grace, poise and friendliness. Having moved to Sri Lanka when her husband took up a post as th...

Checking Out Alifiya

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For glamorous Alifiya, life is also about laughter, family and friends.

Checking Out Needra Silva

Interviews

Product Information Designer Needra is a genteel sort who loves anything related to crafting particularly card making. She also lists r...

Checking Out Navamalika Wijeratne

Interviews

An insurance broker by profession Nawamalika, loves nothing more than snuggling up with her kids, reading, cooking and dreaming.

Grand Holidays

Interviews

Grand Holidays, a new entrant to the destinations management industry in Sri Lanka has quite a number of packages to offer to its

Serena & Sean

Interviews

Meet Serena and Sean Hillier - both from the UK, they travelled all the way to Sri Lanka to have their destination wedding in our beaut...

Checking Out Thilani Samarasinghe

Interviews

The proud owner of a great sense of humour and a repartee of quick witted replies for any given situation, Thilani works as the Head of

What needs to be done in Yala!

Interviews

Wildlife enthusiasts are urging that authorities act fast after the recent report that another leopard was killed inside the Yala Natio...

Vacation Diaries Sakie Ariyawansa

Interviews

So, in December 2011, after the instant

Checking Out Duaine Peiris

Interviews

The hospitable Duaine Peiris who is on a mission to promote healthy eating via his restaurant Calorie Counter is a confirmed foodie.

Vacation Diaries Krishni Iresha

Interviews

’’One night in Bangkok and the world’s your oyster,’’ said Murray Head. And this was the song that was stuck in our heads in ...

Checking Out Dakshini Wirasinha

Interviews

An accountant by profession Dakshini works in the UK for a travel company that specialises in educational travel tours for students.

Vacation Diaries Sam Jay

Interviews

So today I realized that Melbourne is one of those places that have a lot to offer its residents and tourists alike. If you have one ni...

Checking Out Harini Gunatunga

Interviews

This week Harini Gunatunga features on Checking Out. Qualified in the field of HR,

Vacation Diaries Sheshadri

Interviews

A trip to Bangkok is synonymous with extravagant shopping excursions and the excitement of promising night-time adventures that has

Checking Out Thushanee Illangakoon

Interviews

Bright, vivacious and bubbly best describes Thushanee, a senior manager in quality systems and process management at a leading

Checking Out Aradhana Kothari

Interviews

A youth and community worker with a passion for people, Aradhana recently left her work in England to embark on a 2 year adventure of

Checking Out Riaz Cader

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A photographer with a passion for capturing images of the wild, Riaz recently held a very successful exhibition of wildlife photography...

Checking Out Shifani Ismail

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Kind, happy and hospitable are three words that best describe Shifani Ismail. Currently living in London where she works in the retail ...

Checking Out Dr. Nilanthi Fernando

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Dr. Nilanthi Fernando-Nanayakkara is a consultant neurologist and senior lecturer at the Faculty of Medical Sciences at the University ...

Checking Out Catherine Rawson

Interviews

Fashion designer Catherine Rawson lives in Galle where she runs The Old Railway, a cafe cum boutique store from where she sells her

Checking Out Shanika Jayasinghe

Interviews

Fabric designer and proprietor of Kathar motvo, Shanika is a bubbly person who thrives on creativity. A graduate of the La Salle Colleg...

Checking Out Sharon Dekker

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Diminutive Sharon can normally be found attending to her menagerie of pets. A great animal lover Sharon is a campaigner for animal righ...

Checking Out Samangi Rogrigo

Interviews

A confirmed foodie, Samangi loves to travel in order to try out global cuisine and meet people. Working as a merchandiser enabled Saman...

Checking Out Nadun Baduge

Interviews

Nadun Baduge is one of Sri Lanka’s talented emerging photographers. A regular at many soires around the capital he is never far away

Checking Out Prasanna Welangoda

Interviews

Prasanna can usually be found reading or behind a camera. Employed by one of Sri Lanka’s leading hospitality brands he certainly know...