Year after year, from the zoo to a four year olds birthday party we see animals being used as showcases, as spectacles to be jeered at, laughed at and clapped for.
This week in Loafer’s Diary we feature the hot spots for shopping in some of the busiest towns in Colombo.Presenting to you Pettah, Nugegoda, Kiribathgoda and Wattala in all their glory.
Sri Lanka has seen a significant increase in tourist arrivals in the country this year compared to last year according to statistics published by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority.
Hotel Thilanka in Kandy is one of the few hotels in the city that can boast about years of experience and the old world charm. Nearly two and half dacades ago, Hotel Thilanka was one of the oldest hotels to join the new Kandyan era of the post tourism boom in the seventies.
SriLankan Airlines took delivery of yet another Airbus A320 aircraft, as it continues to expand its global route network to serve the needs of the country’s booming travel and tourism industries.
Ceylon Continental will be hosting two sensational events to usher in the New Year - Continental Flight 2011 at the Sapphire Ballroom and the exclusive Hush! at the Hotel’s rooftop Cat’s Eye ballroom.
Today I ventured into the busy city of Maradana. Packed withhistory, stories and beautiful buildings and not to forget tasty food, this city captures the essence of Sri Lanka.
Today I decided to explore a town closer to my own home.Battaramulla is one of the biggest towns located in the suburbs of Colombo and it seems to be getting bigger by the day.
It’s almost impossible to forget the iconic lady, who made noodles a fad. The sassy, fun and enticing China Doll, who fashioned the noodle craze, now gives you all the more reason to go healthy with the launch of gourmet sandwiches that promise to thrill you with excitingly new flavours. China Doll,
Today's town featured in Loafer's Diary is another place that has revamped its personality. When I was younger I dreamt of taking the 112 in order to enjoy the ride from Kotahena to Maharagama.
This was the question running in the minds of many people along the shores of the island a few years ago when it became apparent that turtle hatcheries were a lucrative tourist attraction.
Navratna arguably Colombo’s finest Indian restaurant serves you South Indian delicacies when speciality Chef Jessudoss joins in from Chennai to host the Chettinad Cuisine Promotion from Friday 26th Nov to Sunday 05th December.
Although I don’t have any specific memory of the town I’m featuring today, I remember the long drives my family and I used to take when we visited relatives.
This week I did some research on another prospective guy thing to do being Camping. Most of us hardly leave the comforts of our home and if we do we will have the comforts of some kind of roof over our heads.
The Human Elephant conflict has plagued the minds of conservationists and environmental activists in Sri Lanka for over 60 years now. From the beginning of development activities the Elephas Maximus Maximus or as it is more commonly known the Sri Lankan elephant has been deprived of its habitat.
Today in loafer’s diary, we travel towards the north of Colombo to explore Sri Lanka’s ‘Little Rome.’ Located 7 km from the Bandaranayke International Airport, Negombo is famous for its beach, crafts and is a hotspot with tourists. It also houses the second largest fish market in the country.
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