Spa Ceylon opens in Colombo’s Old Fort

Photos : Nirmala Dhananjaya Spa Ceylon, the world’s largest luxury Ayurveda chain, has just unveiled another luxurious experience centre in the heart of Colombo’s historic Old Fort with the opening of their Royal Heritage Store & Urban Spa at Chatham Street. Situated in a full-restored almost 200 year old British colonial building, the 6000 square […]

Elegant High Tea

Harshini and David Struys hosted family and friends to High Tea at their home recently. Harshini looked resplendent in a beautiful outfit created for her by Dimuthu Sahabandu. The tables adorned with exotic flower arrangements added to the ambience. The invitees had a splendid evening. Please click on the link below to read full article., […]

Hotel Suisse A relaxing getaway by the banks of the Kandy Lake

Words : Kamanthi Wickramasinghe Pics : Nirmala Dhananjaya A drive uphill along Sangaraja Mawatha passing the Malwatte Maha Viharaya, Kandy will bring you to Hotel Suisse. One cannot miss its beautifully landscaped lawn and the colonial structure standing tall. Moving away from the hustle and bustle of the city, a stay at Hotel Suisse will […]

Geoffrey Bawa Architect and Legend NO 11, 33RD LANE, BAGATELLE ROAD…

Words : Lakmini Wijemanne Photos : Nirmala Dhananjaya Every profession has its very own giant who is known to exemplify the said profession by his/her expertise. Architecture in Sri Lanka is a topic that can not be mentioned without the mention of Geoffrey Bawa. There are quite a few masterpieces of Bawa architecture dotting the […]

Sri Lankan Pol Sambol Everyone’s Favourite

Words : Mandulee Mendis Sometimes you might not believe that the same food, prepared in the same way equally satisfies the taste buds of someone dining in precious fine china at a five-star restaurant and someone dining in a metikoppaya in a cadjan thatched village house. Surprisingly, it’s the number one choice of both these […]

Behind every cup of Ceylon tea is the worker : Dananjaya Silva MD, P. M. david silva & sons

Words : Kamanthi Wickramasinghe Photos :  Rusiru Tharanga Tea has become part and parcel of our life since the good old days. Having been introduced as another one of those colonial industries, we Sri Lankans have been enjoying the cuppa ever since then. Pioneering their journey in this industry was P.M David Silva and Sons […]

Founder of Selyn Sandra Wanduragala speaks to Lanka Woman

Words : Aanya Wipulasena   Sandra Wanduragala founded Selyn, a Fair Trade guaranteed handloom company, in November 1991. Starting with just 15 artisans the company has now grown to employ over a thousand women who are specialized in weaving. “Selyn takes on the challenges (of lack of skilled experience, uncompetitive market prices, outdated designs and […]

International Women’s Day: A Day for You & Me…

Words : Mandulee Mendis This International Women’s Day, as we celebrate women all over the world, let’s learn what exactly is International Women’s Day and how it came into being. What is International Women’s Day? International Women’s Day, which falls on 8th March, is the day when the world celebrates the social, economic, cultural and […]

Comprehensive health care for women

Words : Dr. Mala Tudawe (D.Path, MD (Haematology), MA, SLCH) Well Woman Examinations are the foundation for wellness, disease identification and also health promotion and management throughout a woman’s life. Healthy living and early detection of diseases are important milestones for longevity and quality of life. A periodic well woman exam is a must for […]

On a life changing journey These iron ladies are set to compete in the greatest marathon known to Sri Lanka

Words :  Aanya Wipulasena Photos : Nirmala Dhananjaya When Anusha Hettiarachchi Hettigoda came across an online article about the upcoming IRONMAN triathlon, scheduled to be held on February 25th in Sri Lanka, she knew it was a challenge she wanted to take up. This year will mark the first IRONMAN triathlon to be held in […]