Back in South Asia – SRI LANKA

It’s so lovely to be back in South Asia. First time in Sri Lanka but I already feel comfortable and back at home.


India is my favourite country in the world and it will be hard to beat, though as a neighbour of my favourite country – I feel there should be some things I will love here too.



And I’m right! Beaches, fashions, weddings, and hotels with incredible service. Not to mention, hospitality and warmth of a lovely people. I’m here for 9 days for a wedding and I’m looking forward to seeing more of what this country has to offer. Staying at the lovely Colombo Courtyard Hotel, a newly established boutique hotel in Colombo.

My first day I was greeted by a beautiful goodie bag from my hosts and the bride and groom, Farva and Asim. Also a wonderful little book of helpful information for Colombo and the wedding. I shall share some of these great tips and tricks soon.


Then off to the tailor to get a new blouse fitted for my sari. I knew that when I got here I could ask my friend for a recommendation and he would be of great help – I didn’t know he would OWN the tailor (Asim Tailor and Aszai Fashions)! And also a fashion store. So of course I went shopping and walked out with not only a new blouse but also a fitted Anarkali, a pashmina for a friend, some churidahs (trousers) and a kultar which will double as a dress back home. I love South Asia! They make anything happen.


Then it was time to chill by the pool in my lovely hotel! It’s been a great time so far and I look forward to more of this relaxation, hospitality and new experiences here in Colombo, Sri Lanka.


About Emma Lovell

My name is Emma and I'm a busy gal. Owner and Director of Lovelly Communications, I specialise in marketing and social media promotions. I also run a business called Lovelly Pet Sitters, we care for pets as if they are our own. Somehow, I also find plenty of time to travel! Blessed to run businesses that give me the freedom to follow my true passion, travel! I'm happiest when I'm having new experiences. Whether it's a new cafe down the road, a bucket list item like Everest Base Camp or seeing friends in another city, I truly love travelling! So please join me in my many adventures across my many sites. And please do contact me for information on any of the above! View all posts by Emma Lovell

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