Ceylon Tea Trails: The Ultimate Luxury Escape in Sri Lanka

Ceylon Tea Trails is not a hotel. It’s a travel in time to a bygone colonial era. Five hours drive from Colombo on windy roads, passing through lush tropical vegetation and bustling towns, bring us to luxurious tea-planter bungalows tucked amongst the plantations. We are warmly welcomed by Sanjaya, our butler. The rooms are airy and spacious, each with its own patio. The roll-top bath … Continue reading Ceylon Tea Trails: The Ultimate Luxury Escape in Sri Lanka

The Bartizan Galle: A Step Back in Time

The Bartizan Hotel encapsulates what Galle is famous for – it’s colonial past. The building was  an old Dutch structure that has now been carefully renovated to a boutique hotel while keeping the original architectural elements intact. Perched peacefully at the edge of the Indian ocean, it felt like stepping back in time, somewhere where life was going on a slower pace. We stayed in … Continue reading The Bartizan Galle: A Step Back in Time