Arankale ‒ The Forest Monastery Trying to get away from the humdrum of daily life, but don’t want to go to the beach or up-country? How about a long walk in a quiet forest monastery instead? Located 24 kilometres away from the Kurunegala town, along the Kubukwewa-Madalanda road, Arankale is a forest monastery now in ruins: an ideal place  for architecture and archaeology enthusiasts. Though ...

මාළුවෙක් බේක් කරමු ඉරිදා ඉතින් නිවාඩු දවසනෙ. වෙනදා නම් ඉතින් පල්ලි ගිහින් ගෙදර ඇවිල්ලා උයන පිහන මොනාහරි කරලා පොඩ්ඩක් විවේක ගන්න එකනෙ කරන්නෙ. ඉතින් ඊයෙ පොඩි වෙනසකටත් එක්ක මීගමුව පැත්තෙ රවුමක් දාලා එන්න ගියා. කලින් දැකලා තිබුන මීගමු කොටුව ආයෙත් වතාවක් දැක්කා. කොටුව පහුකරගෙන ගියා වාහනේ නැවැත්තුවෙ මීගමු ලෙල්ලමේ. ලෙල්ලම කියන්නෙ මාළු විකුණන තැන.එනගමන් අපි දෙන්නා කතා උනේ හැමදාම වගේ බතුයි හොදියි කන්නෙ ...

A bowl of sunshine & happy riot – Sweet corn salad A bowl of sunshine and happy riot :)I just realized that I have never posted anything on salads.Which is tragic because I love salads! Salads are my go-to meal when I don’t really feel like eating anything else, when I am hungry and need a quick fix or when I am not that hungry but still need to eat something. ...

The Sri Lankan Supper Club @ Peabody Heights Brewery — July 9th It’s been far too long since my last supper club, so I’m doing it again–this time for the hometown crowd of Baltimore–at the Peabody Heights Brewery Tasting Room. Pairing spicy Sri Lankan food with craft beer only makes sense, and Peabody Heights is one of the city’s newest and best breakout breweries, handling the production of over 30 local brews. ...

When In Mirissa: Getting Your Roti Fix I love Mirissa. It is a cozy little bay filled with just the right amount of people: neither too crowded to be gauche, nor too empty to be creepy. The waves are high, but the water is shallow enough to wade in a fair bit. You can rent a bodyboard from one of the hotels surrounding the beach and pretend ...

The budget travel guide to Phuket My first introduction to Thailand was Bangkok. We  were met at the airport, whisked into a van and checked into an expensive hotel in Bangkok’s Siam Square, where we stayed for the next two days. I knew what I was going to do and who I was going to do it to. Phuket was a completely different experience. I arrived ...

ගිය සතියේ පත්තරේ තිබුන කතාවක් තමා, එක සුපර්මාර්කට් එකකින් ඒ සුපර්මාර්කට් බ්‍රෑන්ඩඩ් කිරි බෝතලයක් අරන් කවුන්ටරේට ආපු කාන්තාවකට, තවත් කාන්තාවක් “උඹල තමා අපේ කිරි ගොවියන් කන්නේ” කියල අපහස කරපු එක. මා කියුවේ මිනිසුන් “හදිසියේ අවදී” වුන විට මහා ගොන් පාර්ට් … Continue reading → ...

Interesting Facts About The Grand Hotel In Nuwera Eliya Sri Lanka has its fair share of quaint old buildings, both little and giant. From the Galle Fort, to the Cargills Building in Colombo, every one of these structures tends to be very much intertwined with the island’s history, its very presence now a throwback to a time gone by. Among these treasures is the Grand Hotel in Nuwara Eliya. ...

Cocooned in Sulaiman Terrace, ISSO, a restaurant dedicated to serving just prawns lays dormant on a rain-filled day. The bright orange facade stands out like a welcome beacon for not just the whole inner road but for my empty stomach that desires some spice. Sadly, I’m not a huge seafood fan. The only seafood I devour would be hot batter-fried ...

The Best Rated Hostels Around Sri Lanka Hostels are an ideal accommodation option when travelling, and a great place to stay when on a budget, especially around Sri Lanka. Hostels are relatively new to the island and the concept gained popularity only about five years ago. Before that, the YMCA and Salvation Army offered hostel accommodation, until entrepreneur Ranil Samarawickrema decided it was time to launch the ...

ස්වාභාවික සැමන් මසුන්ට වඩා දෙගුණයක් වේගයෙන් වැඩෙන ජාන වෙනස් කරනල ලද සැමන් අත්ලාන්තික් සැමන් ලෙස හැඳින්වෙන මෙම සැමන් මසුන් උතුරු අමෙරිකානු හා යුරෝපීය ආහාරවේල් වල සුළභයි. විශාල ලෙස ඇල්ලීම නිසා වඳවීයාමේ තර්ජනයට බඳුන්වූ මේ සැමන් මසුන් දැන් වැඩිවශයෙන් වෙලඳපොලට එන්නේ කර්මාණ්තයක් ලෙස සැමන් මසුන් ඇති කරන ගොවිපොලවලින්. මෙම මත්සයෙකු ආහාරයට සුදුසු ලෙස වර්ධනය වීම සඳහා වසර 3ක් පමණ රැකබලා ගත යුතු අතර එය විශාල වියදමක් යන කටයුත්තක්. මේ නිසා ජෙනෙටික් මොඩිෆිකේෂන් ...

Bangkok the city of angels Bangkok is the capital and the largest city of Thailand. During the Ayutthaya Kingdom (1351 to 1767) it was just a trading port at the mouth of the Chao Phraya River. Bangkok was given the status of the capital in 1768 after the burning of Ayutthaya. When to go Bangkok has a tropical wet and dry climate. April and May ...

Sri Lanka’s Most Instagrammed Locations Instagram is fast becoming a space for people to share their travel photos. As a result, it is also a great way to find out what locations are most popular among travellers. Curious to discover the most photographed locations in Sri Lanka, we scrolled through a ton of images (or, more accurately, all the location hashtags) to determine the most Instagrammed locations ...

Sri Lanka’s Most Instragrammed Locations Instagram is fast becoming a space for people to share their travel photos. As a result, it is also a great way to find out what locations are most popular among travellers. Curious to discover the most photographed locations in Sri Lanka, we scrolled through a ton of images (or, more accurately, all the location hashtags) to determine the most Instagrammed locations ...

This is a great A – Z guide to Sri Lankan food. Enjoy! Style in Sri Lanka Fresh, local produce is plentiful and widely available in a variety of mouth-watering dishes across Sri Lanka. There are also likely to be many foods you haven’t tried or perhaps even heard of before which alone is one of the many highlights of visiting this ...

Sri Lanka’s 124.08km long Southern Expressway has made trips to Galle (or anywhere down South for that matter) a much more frequent occurrence than it would have been a few years ago. Here’s what a trip down our first proper highway looks like, along with some interesting info and stats. The post Video: The Southern Expressway In 2 Minutes appeared first on Roar.lk.

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