Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of Indian wildlife in their natural habitat

Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of…

South Asia’s most teeming nation is a veritable fusion of attractive places, lush landscapes and an ancient culture steeped in history and rituals. Architectural masterpieces of historic dynasties dot various states. India’s rich heritage together with its flourishing bio diversity showcases the beauty of the country. The city of Hyderabad offe…
Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along the Captivating Kerala Backwaters

Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along t…

Often called the Asian equivalent of the American Bayou, the Kerala backwaters are an expansive network of intricate waterways that include five lakes, forty rivers and a host of canals that span half the length of its home state. Stretching across over 900km the labyrinth of lakes, rivers, inlets and creeks form a truly magnificent eco system and …
Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of wonders

Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of…

Positioned just a short drive away from the beautiful Whitley Bay, the impressive Blue Reef Aquarium is ideally located in the North East coastal city of Tynemouth. It is a great place to discover how life goes on under the ocean. The Blue Reef Aquarium is a modern aquarium showcasing marine life in a new and exciting way. It has been designed and …
Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in Male

Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in M…

  No one would think that the decorative specs on the Indian Ocean would on close scrutiny turn out to be such resplendent islands full of tourist attractions. However, that is precisely what the Maldives is like. It has over twenty six tiny atolls or islands, which are governed separately but are a cohesive part of Maldives. Most of the festi…
Medical Tourism – Dental Care & Dentists in Bohput

Medical Tourism – Dental Care …

The Thai island of Koh Samui might have garnered a reputation for its idyllic beaches and pristine oceans, but it is also gaining popularity for another feature that is quite unique; medical tourism! Offering reasonably priced and international standard medical care, Koh Samui and such coastal areas as Bohput are also known for their high standards…
Family Travel to Philippines

Family Travel to Philippines…

The multicultural nation of Philippines presents an ideal destination for a family holiday. The suitable areas for families visiting the country include Boracay Island, Central Visayas and the National Capital Region Cebu. You may visit the most popular beach in Boracay, known as the White Beach which is famed for its spectacular sunsets and pristi…

Experience the city of Colombo – The ever-changing capital of Sri Lanka

Colombo, a bustling city located in the western province of Sri Lanka, is the vibrant capital with plenty to offer. When you visit this tropical island, dropping by to experience the cultural blends of Colombo is highly recommended!

Gangarama Temple

Gangarama Temple | Image Credit : Flickr user: ColbyOtero, Buddha Statues, Colombo, CC BY 2.0

A walk in Viharamahadevi Park

A park located right across the white building, Town Hall, Viharamahadevi Park is Colombo’s largest park. If you’re looking for a break from the busy city and vehicles, this park is the ideal spot to cool off!

A spiritual visit to the Gangaramaya Temple

Conveniently only 700-meters from the upcoming TRI-ZEN, this sacred temple houses a museum and a Buddhist learning school. It’s become a famous attraction over the recent years due to the rich religious and spiritual feeling it offers.


If you’re looking for a challenge, then visit the busy streets of Pettah. A series of open-air bazaars, stalls, stores, and markets are what you’ll find in Pettah! Despite being constantly crowded, this is where you’ll find anything that you require at a pretty good price. The iconic red and white mosque, Jami Ul Alfar mosque is located here.

Enjoy the sunset at Galle Face Green

Once you’ve gone around the city of Colombo and checked everything off your list, head over to Galle Face Green, a long stretch of green land facing the blue Indian ocean! You’ll be surrounded with grand views of high buildings such as hotels and apartments in Colombo, kids flying kites and families enjoying an evening out.

Catalina Forbes is a travel writer who bases her content on many thrilling escapades experienced across the world. Google+

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