Galle Fort – A remnant of a rich colonial heritage.

Galle is a magnificent beach city in the south coast of Sri Lanka. The Galle Fort which is the key attraction of the city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the biggest tourist attractions of the country. Location The Galle Fort is located in the heart of the city alongside the beach….

Qal’at al-Bahrain – Once the Capital of the Ancient Dilmun Civilisation

The Kingdom of Bahrain might be a small monarchy, but it is in a place of ancient historical wonders, and there are only a few places as significant as the Qal’at al-Bahrain.   Background The Qal’at al-Bahrain, which means the Fort of Bahrain, is an archaeological site that gained significant attention ever since 1954 since…

Little Rome in Sri Lanka -The quieter beaches on the island

Fondly named “Little Rome”, Negombo is a traditional and prominent fishing town in Sri Lanka and is located about 30km away from Colombo. Negombo is growing fast and is becoming a sought after tourist destination on the island. If you want to stay at a hotel in Colombo Airport, there are a good bunch of places…

Colombo Fort – The Commercial Centerpiece of the Island

Colombo fort is the major business area of Colombo district. This is the where the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and the world trade center of Colombo is situated. Location Fort is located in between the Colombo harbor towards the north and the Beire lake towards the South. As a major commercial hub of the country,…

Colombo Fort -Things to do around Colombo Fort

Colombo, Sri Lanka’s largest city offers many things to see and do that traveller will find fascinating. Plan the trip to enjoy the city’s varied faces.   The Fort Market The popular stomping ground of budget shoppers in Sri Lanka the Pettah Market offers every variety of consumer goods available at wholesale rates. Occupying a…