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Stories Hidden Behind Some Age-old Hotels in Sri Lanka

Just the thought of the room you are staying in with its crisp white sheets and chiffon curtains once held soldiers wounded by a war/rebellion, some foreign governer taking residence…

YAMU Loves: Chocolate Treat Cake at The Cake Factory

We usually review places, but in this YAMU Loves feature we'll highlight some of our favorite food and drink around the city. If a decade ago you asked me where to find…

Does YAMU Get Paid For Reviews?

It doesn't matter if it's a patron of our website, the owner of a restaurant, or some rather iffy trolls; YAMU always gets asked this question:  "Do you, YAMU, accept financial compensation afore…

පාර්ට් ටයිම් ජොබ් එකක් ඕනද?

තමන් නොදන්න දෙයක් ගැන දන්න කෙනෙක්ගෙන් අහල දැනගහන්න පුළුවන් තැනක් තමයි…

5 Sinhala Movies Based on Real Events

The 70's was the golden era of Sinhala cinema, we all can agree on that. How could it not be? With the likes of Joe Abeywickrema, Malini Fonseka and Sir Lester…

International Movies Filmed in Sri Lanka

Movies. Movies are love. Movies.are.LIFE! At least for people like me who can't be bothered leaving the house and meeting actual people, they are. Which is why it brings me great pleasure to…

හැන්දෑවට... පොඩි අඩියක්, ගජ පාටියක්!; රු. 700 ගාණෙ දාලා සූර් වෙන්න කියාපු තැන් 7ක්

“කතා කරන්න එපා අද නම් හොඳ...ට ගසන්නෝනි. ගිය මාසෙත් පඩියෙන් හරියට බොන්න…

වැස්ස දවසෙ! රස මස් හොද්දයි, ආප්ප රොටි එක්ක උණු උණු ප්ලේන්ටියයි; ගහන්න කියාපු කඩ 7ක්

ඇත්තනෙ ඉතින්, වැස්ස දවස්වලට යකෙක් කන තරම් බඩගිනියිනෙ. අනික ඒ බඩගින්නට ඔය…

Coworking Spaces in Colombo

This list is dedicated to all you freelancers, start-ups and entrepreneurs who have stranded themselves at coffee shops and libraries because you have too much sense…

7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Kalutara

From its graceful cultural sites and palm fringed beach, to the blissful natural pools, and a dash of old colonial charm, Kalutara town has a lot to…

The Weekend Wrap

Colombo Gourmet Week 2018 The Spanish Way of Wine Torres, a dedicated partner of the Colombo Gourmet Week will be joining us once again for a chilled…

The One Who Loves You So - Review

*This is a guest post by Tamara Fernando. Arun Welandawe-Premathilleke’s 'The One Who Loves You So (TOWLYS)' was played at the Punchi Borella Theatre from August 15- 18, with an…

The Story of Green Choice Lanka

*This is a guest post by Upekshi C. Perera, the Founder/CEO of Green Choice Lanka. Green Choice Lanka was launched on the 1st of September as an Environmental Advocacy Organisation, with the intention…

හැමදාම කන මස් කෑල්ලට අළුත් රසක්! විනාඩි 5ට ගෙදරදිම හදාගන්න කියාපු, සුපිරි ‘මස් කෑම’ 7ක්

එක්කො චිකන් නැත්නම් පෝර්ක්! ඒකත් එක්කො කරිය, නැත්නම් බැදල, එහෙමත් නැත්නම් ඉස්ටුවක්! ඔහොම කෑවාම…

Breakfast at Cafe Nuga

Emphasizing on the healthy living concept, Cafe Nuga is one of the very few restaurants in Colombo that knows the art of binding health benefits to delicious food. Now they've expanded their…

YAMU Loves: Black Cat's Homemade Ginger Beer

We usually review places, but in this YAMU Loves feature we'll highlight some of our favorite food and drink around the city. Everyone has their own vice. A certain habit that keeps them tethered to…

සොබාදහම රසවිඳින්න දුරට යන්න වෙලා නැද්ද?; අද ගිහින් හෙට එන්න, කියාපු එක්දින චාරිකා 6ක්

මේ දවස්වල කට්ටිය ඉන්නෙ හෙන බිසී එකේ. මොකද පහුගිය ලෝන්ග් වීක්එන්ඩ් එකට…

Earth Friendly Products For Everyday Use

Ecological sustainability is one of present day's biggest challenges. Whether you are a homemaker, a corporate, whether in your household or office, wherever we are - being conscious…

ගතානුගතිකත්වයට පුක පෙන්නීම

මේ දවස්වල ලංකාවේ තියෙන දැවෙන ප්‍රශ්නය තමයි පිදුරංගල පුක පෙන්නන ෆොටෝ.…

Coffee: A Short History

*This post is brought to you by De Vos Cafe.  Before I start, I must confess that I'm an avid tea-drinker. Severely lacking in the qualifications that our in-house coffee connoisseur…

7 Things to Know About CIBF 2018

CIBF18', better known as The Colombo International Book Fair 2018 organaized by the Book Publishers' Association of Sri Lanka, kicked off yesterday (21st) for the 20th consecutive time. It takes…

මෙදා සැරේ බුක් ෆෙයාර් එක ගැන දැනගත යුතුම කාරණා 7ක්

2018 අවුරුද්දේ සාහිත්‍ය මාසය නිමිත්තෙන් පැවැත්වෙන කොළඹ ජාත්‍යන්තර පොත් ප්‍රදර්ශනය අද (21)…

කොළඹ අහසට අලුතෙන් එකතු වෙන Colombo City Centre එක

පිට පළාත්වල වගේ වියන් බැඳපු ගස් කොළන්, එක යායට දිස්වෙන කඳු ගැටි නැතත්,…

The Battle of the Fish Rolls - 2018

Having a myriad of absolutely delish short eats is one of the many things that we love about this country. From classic local snacks to Western infused goodies, Sri…