Monthly Archive: September 2016


Hikkaduwa, the best and most renowned party beach in Sri Lanka?

Hikkaduwa on Sri Lanka’s west coast is renowned as a party beach, so who better to write about it than a ditzy marketing lady who works for a glitzy fashion portal? Bijal Soni heads the PR department at, the self-proclaimed “Middle East’s number one online fashion retailer”.


Chinese tourism: Sri Lanka vs. Thailand, and what we can learn

A major challenge facing Sri Lanka’s bid to attract more tourists, particularly from China, is competition from our tropical Asian neighbours. This is especially the case with Thailand, with its thriving nightlife and hospitality industries, its sea, sand and sun culture built up and perfected over decades.