Street Food At Sunset: Ramadan In Slave Island Ramadan is a time when Muslims the world over fast from sunrise to sunset for a period of thirty days. During the course of this month, as the sun sets, many places across the world come alive, and in Sri Lanka, one such place is Slave Island. On a normal day, this part of Colombo is brimming with colourful buildings ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

A Snake Conservatory In The South If you are heading down south for the holidays, you’re most probably heading for a beach. Down South, it’s all about the hashtag-beachlife, hashtag-sandinmyspeedos, hashtag-sunburnedbutstillsexy, and stuff. But if you are willing to head off the beaten path and leave behind the spas, the cold-drip affogatos and the vegan eggs benedict, there are quite a few interesting things you can ...

Six Ways to Meet Locals, Expats, and Travellers in Sri Lanka Meeting new people and networking with others is a great way to enhance your social life and career. Sri Lanka has experienced an increased flow of tourists and expats in recent years, which has created a mix of local and foreign social communities. There are also many popular hangout spots which are great to meet people in general. Here are ...

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