Colombo Travel Guide

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Notes on Colombo: Colonial remnants, cricket, and crows

Reading up on Sri Lanka’s capital city I kept seeing the words “hectic”, “chaotic”, and “bustling” to describe the city, followed tips on how to get out of the city as soon as possible. They write that like it’s a bad thing. To me that sounds like a place I want to visit. I’m drawn […]

Flight Review: SriLankan Airlines – Colombo to Singapore

Flight: SriLankan Airlines UL 308 From: Colombo (CMB) To: Singapore (SIN) I flew with SriLankan Airlines from Colombo to Singapore, booking online via srilankan.com after comparing flights on Skyscanner. SriLankan Airlines is the flag carrier of Sri Lanka and is a member of the One World alliance. There were also flights available with Emirates and […]

Hotel Review: Golden Bridge Guest House, Mt Lavinia – Sri Lanka

Hotel Name: Golden Bridge Guest House Address: 17 Hotel Road, Mount Lavinia, Colombo, Sri Lanka I stayed at the Golden Bridge Guest House in Mt Lavinia, a beach suburb of Colombo, Sri Lanka. I didn’t book ahead so I found this by walking along Hotel Rd (which is a promising name when looking for a […]

Airbnb Apartment Review, Colombo – Sri Lanka

Hotel Name: Zak Residences Studio Apartments Address: Colombo – Sri Lanka I stayed at the Zak Residences Studio Apartments in Colombo, Sri Lanka. I booked it via Airbnb after being frustrated with the lack of decent budget accommodation in the hotels department. I was only going to be staying in Colombo for two nights so […]

Flight Review: AirAsia X – Kuala Lumpur to Colombo

Flight: AirAsiaX D7 182 From: Kuala Lumpur (KUL) To: Colombo (CMB) I flew with AirAsiaX from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo, booking online via AirAsia.com. AirAsiaX is the brand used by AirAsia for their long-haul flights (all their flights that use A330 aircraft). It’s branded differently but it is still found online at airasia.com. As AirAsia […]