Stone Town

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The name Zanzibar conjures a vision of exoticism, mystique and intrigue. A trading port, the Tanzanian archipelago of Zanzibar lies 22 ...

Tuk Tuk Safari Sri Lanka

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Have you ever thought of going on a safari by tuk? Exploring the city in a cosy convertible tuk while having your meals? If not, Tuk-Tu...

Alberto Ruiz on Checking Out

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This Spanish fitness instructor is often to be found at High Octane gym where he works as a personal trainer in addition to conducting ...

On board Captain Jade

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Embraced with golden sunsets and the fresh saline breeze of the Indian Ocean, the Southern Coast has become a haven for tourists as wel...

Zinc Journey Sigiriya

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A resthouse that has undergone a fabulous refurbishment is the former Sigiriya Resthouse, now known as Zinc Journey Sigiriya. With 74 h...

Mahendra Iddamalgoda on Checking Out

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Retired company secretary Mahendra lives in Blighty. He likes motorcycling, sailing and watching sports. His hobbies are collecting roc...

Beach boys and Lankan tourism

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Tourism in Sri Lanka has had its ups and downs for the past few years. As in many other parts of the world, here too there is another s...

Mövenpick Hotel Colombo

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Introducing five star luxury into the heart of Colombo, the Mövenpick Hotel recently opened its doors to the public. With an aim to i...

Rajitha Mendries on Checking Out

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Warm and gregarious, Rajitha is a manager at a technology driven company that provides a wide range of specialist business support serv...

Food spots you should check out around the Galle Fort

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Once you have satiated your appetite for all things literary and you need some real grub to fill your rumbling tummy, the many eateries...

BIA runway resurfacing project

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The much anticipated renovation of the runway at the Bandaranaike International Airport will commence today. The runway has been in use...

Heritance Negombo

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Spanning across an eight acre expanse of land is Heritance Negombo, a recent addition to the hospitality industry in Sri Lanka. Earlier...

Teruni De Silva on Checking Out

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The Founder and Managing Director of Club Soirte, Teruni De Silva has her finger firmly set on all what is happening in the beauty indu...

Inle Lake

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As our journey around magical Myanmar comes to end we visit the scenic Inle Lake, an ethereal place that has a captivating beauty which...

The Durutu Perehera

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Kick off the new year by absorbing the rich culture and heritage that abounds in Sri Lanka. The Buddhist calendar of Sri Lanka opens wi...

Massimo Mello on Checking Out

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A traveller by definition, Massimo has spent the last few years of his life travelling around the world. His journeys have taken him to...

RIU Hotel Ahungalle

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RIU Hotels & Resorts is an international hotel chain that has over 105 hotels in 19 countries. In 2016, the international hotel chain l...

Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions

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There is nothing more rewarding that treating oneself to a luxury break, better still if there are lots of massages and wellness treatm...

Putting Sri Lankan hostels on the global map

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The burgeoning hostel industry in Sri Lanka received another welcomeboost when Hangover Hostels Mirissa was included in Hostelworld’s...

Checking Out with Tymeron Huban Carvalho

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No fashion show is complete if Colombo’s favourite runway model is not walking the ramp. A familiar face at most of Colombo’s high ...

Luxury Accommodation Guide launched at World Travel Mart

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Amidst much fanfare, the fourth edition of the Luxury Accommodation Guide was launched at the prestigious World Travel Mart in London r...

Ashok Ferrey on Checking Out

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Arguably one of Sri Lanka’s finest writers, Ashok Ferrey is set to launch his latest book The Ceaseless Chatter of Demons. Known for ...

Amaya Beach

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Offering you the best of the beach, the sand, the sun and of course exquisite dishes hard to resist is Amaya Beach Resorts & Spa in Pas...

Maniumpathy Boutique Hotel

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Located in the heart of Colombo, Maniumpathy is a heritage home which is beautifully furnished and perfect for those seeking a luxury s...

CityRest Fort Reviewed

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Tucked away in the heart of Colombo Fort, CityRest Fort is an excellent location of lodging for the budget sensitive traveller. Althoug...

Asanka de Mel on Checking Out

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The founder and business brains behind the LOVI Ceylon sarong brand which is gaining immense popularity amongst the men and women in co...

Travelling Around Mandalay

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Considered the second largest city in Myanmar aka Burma, Mandalay is also considered the cultural capital of a country that is steeped ...

Fly to Madrid with Air India

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Offering great value for money Air India is set to launch a great ticket deal to Madrid. For a mere Rs. 39,300 (T&Cs apply), you can fl...

Mirissa On Loafer’s Diary

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On this episode of Loafer’s Diary we made our way to beautiful Mirissa! It is a haven for surfers and the place to set out to see the...