Articles Posted in the Pursuits Category

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    Hideaways Around Galle

    Hotel rooms can be devoid of soul. In Sri Lanka, they are indistinguishable. From the mahogany dresser and matching bed to mass-produced art hung above the bedhead, hotel rooms have little character. Private villas –…

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    Zen – Steven Enderby

    What are you most passionate about? My family (wife, four children and my mum back in Northern Ireland) and competitive sports (cycling and distance running in particular) What do you fear the most? I don’t…

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    The Travel Technology Takeover

    If long lines and crowded roadways are not your idea of a vacation, then be prepared, because travel seasons are the busiest they’ve ever been. Get ready to navigate foreign lands and mingle with the…

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    Zen – Dilshan Rodrigo

    What one word would describe you? Enterprising What inspires you? Challenging the status quo What is your greatest regret? That there is only one life to live What is your idea of perfect happiness? Snuggling…

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    Finding your fit

    Everywhere you look, people have taken up cycling. five years ago, you could count the number of cyclists at Independence square on one hand. Today, numerous bicycle gangs run daily rides to accomodate all their…

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    For audiophiles in Sri Lanka, Apple breaks new ground

    It’s arduous being an audiophile in Sri Lanka because of the difficulties to build a decent music collection. A wide selection of music recorded overseas isn’t available here, in CDs. Vinyl fans have absolutely no…

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    Zen – CHANNA MANOHARAN

    What are you most passionate about? Food What do you fear the most? Cholesterol!! Which words or phrases do you most overuse? “What’s your problem?” What do you consider the most overrated virtue? Temperance Who…

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    Melbourne’s Living History

    Not long after her resounding success in La Traviata (Paris, c. 1887), Helen Porter Mitchell decided that she felt most at home in the world’s greatest opera houses, but she never forgot her first home. She called herself Nellie Melba, choosing to…

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    Zen – SARINDA UNAMBOOWE

    What is your idea of perfect happiness? Isolation, panoramic view, a cold drink, a comfy chair and a good book Which words or phrases do you most overuse? “Less is more” On what occasion do you…

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    The Warm Home of the Frostaire Founder

    In the eighties, a young mechanical engineer decided to return to Sri Lanka from the UK to test his expertise in the relatively niche air conditioning and refrigeration, AC&R,industry and create his own brand. Today the Frostaire Group under Mukthar Marikkar’s…