May, 2013

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Tea: The World’s Green Gold – Tea and Health

Tea contains high amounts of antioxidant polyphenols, which reduce the risk of heart disease and strokes....
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Originals: For a Distinctive Flair

Soft hues and smooth lines adorned each piece of furniture. Radiating tranquillity and warmth, each piece contributed to the everlasting sense of comfort present at Originals where furniture displayed is ‘for the individual’. Words Krishani Peiris Photographs Indika De Silva Nestled in Park...
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The Pottery Shop: Irresistibly Earthen

The various items on display

It was the inviting affection, I believe, that cloaked its guests with welcome. The presence of earthen texture within the homely shop would do nothing but lure guests inside. ...
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Orin Sri Lanka Quality and Style

Nestled down Kesbewa Road in the vibrant hub of Nugegoda is a little gem of a shop, where clothing and accessories of exceptional quality and sophistication can be purchased. Words Ayesha Inoon  Photographs Damith Wickramasinghe Stepping into Orin Sri Lanka, you are greeted...
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Casa Colombo Sanctuary in the City

The lounge with its intricate mosaic floor

It is a transition from one world to another. One moment you are in the heart of a bustling city, the next you have entered a quaint sanctuary where the old world meets the new in a unique blend of...
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Gifts from Sri Lanka at Odel Duty Free

On their departure from Sri Lanka, the discerning traveller can now make one more stop at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), Katunayake, for a final taste of Sri Lanka, at the Odel Duty Free store. Odel first made its appearance...
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Light N Shade & World Of Outdoor opens new branch in Talpe

Located along the idyllic sea breeze and crystalline waves of Talpe, the new LNS branch can transport you from the regular hustle and bustle into a tantalisingly relaxing outdoor holiday mode within a few seconds......
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Hilton Colombo joins Earth Hour 2013

Guests staying at the hotel lighting lamps during the Hilton Colombo Earth Hour celebrations

The Hilton Colombo marked Earth Hour 2013 as people and organisations around the world turned off their lights in support of action on global climate change. Hilton Colombo and many of the 3,900 plus hotels that are part of the...
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Jetwing marks Earth Hour

Students uniting to protect the planet at Jetwing Hotels Earth Hour celebrations

Jetwing Hotels joined millions over the world on Earth Hour to switch off non-essential lighting. Guests staying at the various hotels joined and participated in the numerous activities organised by Jetwing hotels spread across the country....
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Cinnamon Lakeside – Action for a Greener Globe

Students performing a specially choreographed dance during Earth Hour, Cinnamon Lakeside

A forerunner in sustainable practices and the first Colombo hotel to be Green Globe certified, Cinnamon Lakeside temporarily reduced energy consumption levels in the hotel’s public areas including dimming the lights by 50 percent and increasing the setting of the...
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