The Barnhouse: Unorthodox, yet truly Sri Lankan

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The Barnhouse project in Panadura has been designed using principles that minimize the impact on the natural environment, such as ‘up...

Cabin @ Creek: Cabin Immersed in Nature

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Inspired by the wonders of nature, designed for the adventurous, and created by the love for comfort and fine taste, Cabin @ Creek, the...

Tag me @danu - Cocoon Maldives

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Today I’m sitting here in Maldives and writing about this heavenly place called Cocoon Maldives which is the first design hotel in th...

Tag me @danu - MaRadha

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This week I was tagged by the all-new city hotel experience - Hotel Maradha. This crisp new building is conveniently situated hotel on ...

Jaffna: A personal insight on the beautiful North

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Jaffna is on everyone’s travel list but over 400km north of Colombo and a 7-hour travel time, a visit to the north requires a fair am...

Hospitality in the North: Fox Resorts Jaffna

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With fuel shortages in the country, Fox Resorts encourages train travel with their new travel-inclusive hotel offers. It’s 5.30 AM an...

Conquering the South Pole - Antarctica

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Sri Lankan born Dinuka Karunaratne successfully conquered the challenging Geographical South Pole in Antarctica. The elusive White Cont...

Exploring Kudumbigala and Kumana

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When Kutumbigala was discovered by Upasaka Maithree back in 1942, it was a largely uninhabited expanse of land following colonial invas...

Exploring lesser known attractions of the Kingdom of Ruhuna

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The Kingdom of Ruhuna comprised the Southern and Eastern provinces and took on different roles in the history of Sri Lanka. Ruhuna is ...

Tag me @danu - Villa Birdlake

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This week I was tagged in a new location that’s trending, Villa Birdlake which is located in Hikkaduwa Overlooking breathtaking gar...

Base Camp Kithulgala

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Since late 90s, Kithulgala started to open out to the world of adventure as one of the best destinations in Asia for White Water Raftin...

Touring Arugam Bay during the off-season

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If you take a trip towards the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka, then spending a day or two in Arugam Bay should definitely be on your buc...

The Divine Villa: The Heart of Tranquility

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Luxury boutique property The Divine Villa recently opened its doors welcoming both local and international tourists. A passion project ...

Destination Dubai

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With the ongoing pandemic lasting nearly two years, Dubai felt like the perfect getaway from a monotonous routine that consisted of wor...

DEEP SEA FISHING, DOLPHIN WATCHING, SNORKELLING & DIVING IN ...

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Kalpitiya is traditionally a fishing hamlet from ancient times. Tourism-related activities and water sports reached the peninsula much ...

The Koggala Lake - Exploring the islands hidden within an is...

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There’s something to be said about exploring the water bodies of Sri Lanka. You could see tens and hundreds of them and each of them ...

Air travel during a pandemic

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Travelling during Covid-19 has completely sucked the joy out of travelling. Formerly a pleasurable experience, getting on an airplane i...

Magnificent Dutch Fort in Kalpitiya: From Portuguese territo...

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Kalpitya Dutch Fort is one of the main features, in this historic city of Kalpitiya, which is the main trading point in a narrow land t...

Avani Kalutara: Affordable Luxury

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A fusion of tropical modernism and colonial charm, the recently renovated Avani Kalutara is a sprawling property that effortlessly embo...

Tag me @danu: Troopy Sri Lanka

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Tag me @danu: Troopy Sri Lanka

WAVE Bolgoda by Singhe

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An Aqua Sports Hub, a Marina, an Adventure Boutique Hotel & a Restaurant all in one, WAVE is a charming, intimate property that will ap...

Exploring Kandy’s Historic Temples

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The culture of the Hill Capital is one that has blended with history and modern world charm. A trip to Kandy can never be completed in ...

DoubleTree By Hilton

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DoubleTree by Hilton is a new three-story resort that was recently opened in Weerawila. The resort is owned by KDU Adventures (Private)...

2021: The new normal in travel

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The year that concluded was catastrophic for the travel and tourism industry. The pandemic saw many planes grounded, fleets reduced and...

Back Of Beyond

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The loud and enigmatic harmony of the rahaiyas welcomed us at mid-day. A family of grey langurs were resting on a nearby tree but were ...

The Social, Unawatuna

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Amid the Covid-19 pandemic with lifted restrictions and reopening economies, Sri Lankans now have the option of leaving the shelter of ...

A mini-vacation at Sri Sharavi Beach Villas and Spa

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It was an afternoon hour at Sri Sharavi Beach Villas and Spa, which was our stop for the weekend. The varying melodies of the nearby In...

WTF – A Lazy Weekend Under the Sun

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On WTF this week, we wanted to just drive away from the gloom of Colombo and go enjoy a cozy setting, and we found just the right place...

Professor Razeen Sally: A journey to self-discovery

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Professor Razeen Sally’s travel memoir ’’Return to Sri Lanka: Travels in a Paradoxical Island’’ is a labour of love; a far cr...