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Aik Cheong Coffee: A Taste Test

What is this? Well, it's a blog post detailing a popular coffee brand that's carved a niche for itself amongst the many coffee enthusiasts and leisurely coffee drinkers in Colombo alike. Man…

The Weekend Wrap

It's time once more to start your puttering journey because it is the weekend all over again. Weekends are for taking time to do all the things you…

The Soul: An Out of Body Experience

Sri Lanka has a robust music scene with artists and bands harnessing different genres as their tools of communication and entrancing the audience with their unique vocal ranges and musical…

10 Everyday Foods that Help Control Diabetes

Diabetes is a growing problem in Sri Lanka. According to the data provided by the International Diabetes Foundation, 1,198,100 cases of diabetes has been reported in Sri Lanka during last…

Need a Job?

*Cover photo features Michael Scott from The Office. Great TV show to watch whether you're employed, or not.  So you're over 18 and are in need of a job. Could be because you need…

The Weekend Wrap

It is Friday back again. Do you have plans? Here are some of the things happening around town this weekend. Jaffna Food Festival with MSK & Galadari…

Types of People You Get In Tuition Classes

Tuition classes are an indispensable element in every kid's life, despite the school or grade they're in. It gets serious when the kid is about to sit for a public examination. Even if…

තන්දුරි චිකන් පලුවක් එක්ක! රු. 500ට අඩුවෙන් සුපිරි බිරියානි එකක් රස බලන්න කියාපු කඩ 6ක්

මොකද කියන්නෙ? වෙනසකටත් එක්ක කමුද හැන්දෑවට රස බිරියානි එකක්! තඩි චිකන් පලුවයි, බැදපු…

You're Not A True Southerner If You Don't Know These Stories

"Api dakune" If you have a friend, neighbor, or a cousin who's from down south, this is something you get to hear every once in a while.  Majority of the Lankan…

Restaurants Serving Diwali Special Meals in Colombo 2018

Diwali/Deepavali, also known as the festival of lights, is one of the most auspicious and popular festivals celebrated by the Hindus, Sikhs, and Jains across the world.…

Ceylon and the First World War

Remembrance Day is just around the corner and we here at YAMU thought that it'd be nice to remind you exactly what you're remembering when you buy a poppy wreath and…

සතිඅන්තේ! යාළුවොත් රවුමක් ගහල අතේ තියෙන ගාණට බඩ පැලෙන්න කන්න කියාපු කඩ 6ක්

හැමදාම ඇවිදින එකේ, නැත්නම් ලස්සන වනගත කොටේජ් එකක නිවාඩුවට යන එකේ නරකද…

How Not To Be: Cooped Up At Home During A Coup

So you have decided to holiday in Sri Lanka. You may have not heard... it's not the best of times. But don’t let that dampen your adventurous spirit.  You probably thought of avoiding the stampede…

The Weekend Wrap

We have parties, happenings entertainment and whatnot this weekend too.  Playtrix Halloween Party This Halloween special will feature spooky tunes, Halloween video remixes, today's greatest pop with plenty of…

මේ රට අයිති කාටද? #CoupLK

කුමන්ත්‍රණ හරහා ආණ්ඩු මාරුවෙන එක අපේ කලාපයේ ගොඩක් රටවලට අලුත්…

Yakku To Watch Out For This Halloween

We all grow up with it.  "A woman in a white saree holding a baby in the dark is called Mohini." "Days you don't go near wells because the Kalu Kumaraya will get you." Sound…

What Happened At The Protest #COUPLK

Colombo saw an unplanned but large event on October 30th as thousands turned out to protest the sudden change of government late last Friday. For the first time in its long democratic…

Sweet Deal Sundays at Panaash

Panaash is a Bombay sweet shop situated in the heart of Havelock Road. From the outside, it's a modest little joint with the bright pink signboard as its only giveaway that it…

Hallow's Eve Is Here

Hallow's eve is upon us. It's time to dust off your spooky, webby, costumes and dance around bonfires to ward off spirits. That’s how Halloween was celebrated aeons…

සතිඅන්තේ අපූරු සවාරියක්! රු. 8000ට අඩුවෙන් වනගත රැයක් ගතකරන්න කියාපු නවාතැන් 6ක්

වැස්ස කාලෙත් එක්ක ගස් කොළන් පීදිලා, සතා සීපාවා එළි බැහැලා වටපිටාව හරි…

The Weekend Wrap

Friyay is almost here, and if you are not an eat and sleep person, here are some of the events taking place this weekend. Double Trouble Flamingo House brings to you…

පඩි සතියේ.. බඩ පැළෙන්න! රු. 500ට චීස්, මස් පිරිච්ච සුපිරි කොත්තුවක් කන්න කියාපු කඩ 6ක්

මාසෙ පඩියත් එනව නේ… කන බොන කට්ටිය දැන් ඉතින් ලෑස්ති වෙයි හෙට…

Thank God It's FRIYAY!

You know, on Fridays, the YAMU office is usually slightly dead. We'll be working all day and all of a sudden, the office is quiet as a graveyard because most of the people…

Oktoberfest 2018

  The biggest folk festival has arrived this year to all the way from Bavaria Germany. If you have been looking for a list of Oktoberfest events, here it is.…