Sigiriya

Remembering my Africa moment on top of Sigiriya mountain in Sri Lanka, and my first visit to the Sabi Sabi Game Reserve

On the way over to Tokyo from Copenhagen last weekend, I was flipping through the inflight entertainment magazine to see if there was an interesting movie to watch. It just so happened that the movie Out of Africa, starring Merryl Streep and Robert Redford, was showing. This happens to be one of my all-time favorite movies, and I’ve seen it at least …

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Climbing the UNESCO World Heritage site of Sigiriya in Sri Lanka

CLIMBING SIGIRIYA You read about Sri Lanka first many years ago in Travelife Magazine. We were there way ahead of everyone else. Contact Meg or Kat at Travelife Magazine to get on our mailing list for the next Sri Lanka tour. [email protected] Tel. 8138400/ 892620 Sigiriya was a good four-and-a-half hours away from Colombo via a single two-lane …

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Join us for part 3 of a Travelife to Amazing Sri Lanka. November 21 – 27, 2013

If you were at all thinking of joining us on a Travelife to Sri Lanka last February or last July, you certainly missed two wonderful trips with great groups of people. We weren’t really planning to do a Part 3 so soon because organizing a Travelife is a complete labor of love for us.  But we already have a couple of …

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The joys and benefits of ayurveda. And how to slow down the aging process.

Enjoying the sunset and the beautiful viewsafter spending an afternoon by the pool, living a Travelife… Yesterday morning, after my ayurveda treatment at the Six Senses Spa of the Kandalama Hotel in Sri Lanka, I had some time before lunch. So I sat on one of the comfortable benches in the spa reception area talking …

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Climbing Sigiriya in beautiful Sri Lanka

CLIMBING SIGIRIYA You read about Sri Lanka first in Travelife Magazine. We began writing about this lovely island country years ago… Sigiriya is a good four-and-a-half hours away from Colombo via a single two-lane road that snakes through bustling trading towns and sleepy villages of traditional wooden houses and crumbling colonial-style cottages. Last year in April, I …

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Dinner at the Kandalama Hotel and the opening of the Raffles and Fairmont Hotels in Manila tonight

So here I am in the middle of nowhere in exotic Sri Lanka, at the iconic Kandalama Hotel. A Travelife sort of hotel… I had a spa treatment just before dinner — something called a Sri Lanka Herbal Compress treatment — and then our entire group of readers and friends sat down at a very …

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Last call to join TRAVELIFE’s Amazing Trip to Sri Lanka

If you were at all thinking of joining us for Sri Lanka, make sure to call Meg or Kat at Travelife Magazine (tel 8138400/ 8922620) now. It’s a very nice group of people going, and we’ll be visiting some truly incredible places. Great shopping included too… TRAVELIFE Magazine’s Enchanting SRI LANKA Tour in partnership with …

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