Leisure

Bursa: A journey to the birthplace of the Ottoman Empire

/ Saturday, 10 December 2016 02:19

By Aysha Maryam Cassim Towards the North Western Coast of Marmara Sea, lies a trade destination that linked East to the West once upon a...


Toilet paper, the Daily FT and a loose stomach in Paree!

/ Saturday, 10 December 2016 02:16

By Kumar de Silva Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was recently critical of the Daily FT over two opinion articles on Government pla...


Magical celebrations at Galle Face Hotel this season

/ Saturday, 10 December 2016 02:15

This year, the Galle Face Hotel has all the trimmings to make this festive season even more delightful for guests and their loved ones. South Asia&...


Positive approach to beat cancer

/ Saturday, 10 December 2016 02:13

Preventing cancer is one most effective ways of beating cancer, says a prominent organisation that firmly believes that cancer “can and will ...


Planet-friendly gifts from Secret Garden

/ Saturday, 10 December 2016 02:11

Secret Garden is a home-based planet-friendly venture that produces naturally grown plants, adhering to the ‘reduce-reuse-recycle’ conc...


See the ‘Unseen Sri Lanka’

/ Saturday, 10 December 2016 02:05

The Philatelic Bureau deserves to be complimented for the effort made in looking out for innovative themes. The latest theme selected for a set of ...


Chris Creations: Exquisite cakes and cake structures

/ Saturday, 10 December 2016 02:03

By Shannine Daniel Chris Creations run by Christine Joseph Batcho is a home-based cake business located in Dehiwala. Christine specialis...


Breeze into 2016 with Anantaya, Chilaw

/ Wednesday, 30 December 2015 00:00

  Anantaya Resorts and Spa, LAUGFS Leisure Ltd’s island getaway nestled along Chilaw’s pristine coast, is set to ...


Christmas Carols at the Taj

/ Wednesday, 30 December 2015 00:00

The Taj Samudra, Colombo herald in the Christmas season with bountiful goodies to get everyone in the festive spirit. The spirit of good cheer was ...


Seasonal greetings for Elephant House sausages lovers

/ Wednesday, 30 December 2015 00:00

Elephant House sausage range is vast varying from chicken to beef to pork concocted with a unique difference to drive the ultimate desire of food h...


Chinese Dragon Café opens newest branch at Ratmalana

/ Wednesday, 30 December 2015 00:00

From left: Manager Ajith Kumara, Director Saurabh Udeshi, Managing Director Naishadh Udeshi, Manager Jeromi Jayawardane and Branch Manager...


Master of fusion food – Michelin starred Chef Richard Toix at Cantaloupe Aqua

/ Wednesday, 30 December 2015 00:00

A rare gastronomic experience with Michelin-starred chef Richard Toix, chef-owner of the acclaimed Passions et Gourmandises restaurant, awaits all...


The call of Trincomalee

/ Friday, 18 December 2015 00:00

  Christmas in the big city or by the sea ... what will it be for families seeking a memorable if not unforgettable holiday ...


Let’s start the New Year right at The Kingsbury

/ Friday, 18 December 2015 00:00

  Sri Lankans are known for their love for celebrations. And one of the biggest celebrations is the dawning of the New Year....


Residence by Uga greets festive season with exciting calendar of events

/ Friday, 18 December 2015 00:00

  Residence by Uga Escapes, the Colombo boutique hotel owned by leading leisure group Uga Escapes Ltd., will herald the festi...


Indulge in sumptuous feasts on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day at OZO Colombo

/ Friday, 18 December 2015 00:00

  During the festive season, OZO Colombo is hosting special Christmas feasts at EAT Restaurant to help bring guests some holi...


Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Taprobana Wadduwa

/ Friday, 18 December 2015 00:00

  Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Taprobana Wadduwa where a countdown second to none awaits those who party at this awesome...


Christmas celebrations at Cinnamon’s city hotels

/ Friday, 18 December 2015 00:00

  This Christmas, look no further than the popular Cinnamon’s city hotels – Cinnamon Grand, Cinnamon Lakeside and...


A Cinnamon curated dinner with celebrity chef Marco Pierre White

/ Friday, 18 December 2015 00:00

  Godfather of modern cooking Marco Pierre White, who is a three Michelin star celebrity chef and Judge of MasterChef Austral...


Cinnamon Lakeside’s Teddy Bears’ Picnic

/ Friday, 18 December 2015 00:00

  Giving kids a unique picnic experience filled with fun games, food and teddy bears’; Colombo’s five-star urban ...


Today's Columnists

President to unveil bronze statue in Borella of Ceylon’s second Prime Minister tomorrow

10 December 2016

Those who have known or met the second Prime Minister of then Ceylon are but a few among the living now, albeit few relatives. Those who are living but yet remember to give the information are even less in number. Some of us were fortunate to ha...


Local elections: New mixed-member method or old PR method?

9 December 2016

  I was looking forward to voting in local elections under a new mixed member system. Wearing my ratepayer hat, I was attracted to the idea of electing somebody who would be accountable to my ‘ward’ or my neighbourhood in ...


Youth underemployment: Tragedy of a generation

9 December 2016

Out of the 7.8 million employed population, 1.2 million people are estimated to be three-wheeler drivers. This is a staggering 15.4% of the working population. As a result today many sectors of the economy today are starved of critical ma...


Governance: On the bus! Or has it missed the bus?

9 December 2016

‘ISSARAHA BAHINAWAA’ – civil society’s proclivity is bow out of a crowded bus when private interests and partisan agendas win the argument over reason and responsibility; but now, more than ever perhaps, is the tim...


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