Colombo Airport, Sri Lanka

Bandaranaike Airport is Colombo’s international jumping off or on point. It is well served by Sri Lankan airways and  Emirates. Whilst generally the roads  in Sri Lanka are poor the Expressway from Colombo to the airport is well made, fast and efficient. Fast if there isn’t much traffic, so twenty miles can take over an hour. […]

Emirates- the best amenity kit ever!

Flying Emirates Business Class at night means passengers are lucky enough to receive an amenity kit, grey for the boys and gold for the girls. Wow I could hardly hold back my excitement when the steward handed it over…. here is what I found! Bvlgari moisturiser Bvlgari body lotion Bvlgari perfume Mirror compact Folding brush and comb Tissues […]

Emirates Lounge, Colombo.

The Emirates Business Class Lounge in Colombo is smaller than many I have visited but more than adequately serviced for the discerning traveller. Calming shades of beige and gold decor and seating with a mossy green carpet makes sipping that champagne restful and pleasing. The lounge sports the usual floor to ceiling windows, a good range of […]

Transport in Sri Lanka

Bandaranaike International in Colombo is well served by Sri Lankan Airways and Emirates and unusually the arrivals area is busy with a wide range of shops including electrical white goods and exchange bureaus. It was here that we met Lal our private driver who took us to our first accommodation Casa Heliconia  and travelled with us to complete our Sri Lankan itinerary. It cost […]