Food plays a huge role in Sri Lanka, whether it’s the traditional rice and curry or the evening favourite short eats, the streets of Colombo are teeming with various cuisines. While on a walk around the city, you’re bound to come across a Chinese restaurant (with a Sri Lankan twist to it), a ‘bath kade’, which translates to rice shop, among other eateries in almost every corner, and every once in while you’ll see a restaurant that serves Jaffna styled food. “What is Jaffna?”, I hear you ask. Hold on to your fish and chips, things are about to get spicy.
 

A week in Colombo

Posted by Jennifer Hopps on March 09 th, 2017 in Activities, Culture & Heritage, Destinations, Food & Drink

 
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Tuk Tuk Tour
Explore Colombo in the most authentic way possible – by three-wheeler, or ‘tuk tuk’ as they are dubbed by the locals. Whiz through the busy streets and get the full impression of Colombo’s multicultural society, caught somewhere between past and present, and discover some of the city’s best kept secrets.
 
Cricket Club Cafe – Colombo’s iconic sports bar, offering Western dishes and a laidback atmosphere.
 

In search of Sri Lanka’s lesser known places

Posted by Jennifer Hopps on February 27 th, 2017 in Accommodation

 

 

When you’re looking to holiday in Sri Lanka, now acclaimed as one of the hottest travel destinations in the world, you may think that escaping the tourist trail can be hard, whether you are headed to the sunny beaches, national parks or lush hills of the tea country. But, if you are seeking to escape the crowds, there are many lesser known delights in Sri Lanka undiscovered by most who visit this teardrop island. These hidden gems rarely fail to satisfy the adventurous, thrill-seeking traveller – here’s a rundown of some of our favourites: