December, 2015

Breathing new life into the Buddhist order

The procession of monks bearing new alms bowls from Thailand

The collection of food for alms, known as the pindapata, has been a mainstay of Buddhism in Sri Lanka over the centuries. Each year the Gangaramaya Temple allocates new alms bowls to thousands of clergy from across the country. It’s...
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Season of the South

Relics of ancient civilisations, important religious sites, cultural centres, extraordinary colonial and contemporary architecture, flourishing agriculture, wildlife sanctuaries......
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Business Today TOP 25 2014-2015

The Business Today TOP 25 celebrated corporate excellence in Sri Lanka. The chief guest at this occasion was Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka....
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Tropical nectar of the Gods

Arrack, Sri Lanka’s national drink, is the world’s only naturally fermented alcoholic beverage....
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Nature’s healer

In Sri Lanka, hope blooms where the rosy periwinkle grows...
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Waterworld Waikkal

Think of Waikkal and you think of sand, windblown coconut trees and rushing waves. The name isn’t evocative like Unawatuna......
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Chapter One – the epitome of fusion dining

A novelty dining experience brought to life in the picturesque suburbs of Parliament Drive, Ethul Kotte – Chapter One is a sure stunner. ...
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Timeless elegance

The courtyard at The Gallery Café

A revolution in Sri Lanka’s hospitality industry began 17 years ago when lifestyle guru and luxury shopping innovator Shanth Fernando opened The Gallery Café. Nine years later he followed up with his trendsetting boutique hotel, Tintagel, and the rest is...
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Suriya – an elegant world

Suriya gives  life to artistic and  comfortable living

A gentle fragrance spreads a sense of calm in an interior abounding with objects of beauty, a gallery of masterpieces rich in tradition and culture. Serenity radiates from the face of the Buddha, the piety of the saffron-clad figure glowing...
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