Remember the Blackberry? Beloved of bankers, movers and shakers, it was the first mobile phone to offer secure emailing. They called it the ‘Crackberry’ because it was so addictive—so the luxurious Santani Wellness Resort & Spa must have thought long and hard about telling its guests: “Leave your phone alone”.
Sri Lanka’s famed egg hoppers and equally renowned ‘father of tropical modernism’ architect Geoffrey Bawa are coming together in a new London restaurant.
The Cuture Trip website is hailing some of the amazing fashion talent to be found in Sri Lanka creating ethically-sourced fabrics, boho prints, brightly coloured batiks, and fun, sun-loving designs.
French cinema is renowned throughout the world, and one of its best-known film-makers will be appearing at this year’s Jaffna International Cinema Festival from September 15–20.
South China Morning Post writer Paul Niel found a lot to like among our hidden treasures, where “an adventure off the beaten track reveals the rich history and culture in Sri Lanka’s unspoilt northern regions”.
Luxury lifestyle magazine The Robb Report is smitten by Sisindu T, “perched on a lush hilltop just outside of Galle—a sleepy seaside town in southern Sri Lanka that was once a colonial stronghold of the Portuguese and Dutch”.