SKYLINE VIEWS & OZO COLOMBO

SKYLINE VIEWS & OZO COLOMBO | the belle abroad

The capital city of Sri Lanka, Colombo, offers a variety of activities for visitors with many incredible accommodation options. If you’re after the heart of the city or a shopping escape or a sandy beach stay, there is a place for everyone. With the city clinging to the coastline, a seaside stay sounded perfect to […]

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5 THINGS TO DO IN KANDY + WHERE TO EAT

5 THINGS YOU CANT MISS IN KANDY SRI LANKA | the belle abroad

Kandy is a beautiful, historical town in Sri Lanka. Only a few hours from the international airport in Colombo, it is a perfect destination for those only spending a short visit in this island country.  TO DO :  Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic : golden-roofed Temple houses Sri Lanka’s most important Buddhist relic – a […]

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OZO Kandy : a Modern Stay in Historical Kandy

Historical Kandy & the OZO | the belle abroad

If you only have a few days in Sri Lanka, I would absolutely recommend you dedicate this few and precious time to Kandy. It’s central and easily accessible location makes it the perfect stop-over plus it is full to the brim with history and traditional Sri Lankan culture.Most of the accommodations in Kandy are small […]

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ULTIMATE FOOD FEST IN QATAR

Qatar International Food Festival | the belle abroad

Starting our journey to the Qatar International Food Festival at London Heathrow, we boarded the impressive airbus with Qatar Airways headed to Doha. Shuffled upstairs we enter the business class loungers and I am already relaxed looking at this comfortable setup! Welcomed with a cold towel and refreshing glass of lime and mint spritz, I […]

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HOW TO PACK FOR THE MIDDLE EAST

How to Pack for the Middle East | the belle abroad

For both of my trips to the Middle East, I found myself endlessly scrolling Pinterest and page after page of Google to find a little guidance on what should and should not be in my suitcase! It’s a little daunting because in most situations when you’re packing for warm and desert type weather, you opt […]

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