Jetwing Yala is a geat place to stay over at when you're visiting Sri Lanka's wildlife central - huge pool, great views and a unique luxury-outdoors concept.
Here's a guide to going sailing on a yacht and snorkeling in Pasikuda, thanks to Sail Lanka - and it's surprisingly not too pricey either.
Jojo's is the queen of costume making in Colombo. Her work has been featured in big stage productions but you can also hire her costumes for pretty affordable prices.
The Tangerine is a gem of restaurant hidden away in Balapitiya at Calamansi Cove by Jetwing. As far hotel restaurants go, this is one of the best we've tried in recent times. Delicious…
Really tasty burgers, but not cheap.
ECSAT helps differently abled children in Galle.
Mango & Company is yet another new home baker. What sets M & G apart is their cinnamon rolls which are some of the best we've had in Sri Lanka.
Foodie Adventure is a home cook in Nawala that does take away and delivery. We tried a bunch of her stuff and pretty much all of it was amazing. Which isn't something we say often.
Dodol is a difficult dessert to find easily in Colombo shops - so we were ecstatic to find one that not only makes some but delivers dodol to your home.
Jeewa's is a great place at the Good Market to have some proper Sri Lankan wraps, roast paan or roti, for cheap.
The Mirissa beach is arguably the cleanest, most photogenic beach on the island.
The rock island is basically a giant grassy land-mass in the ocean by the Mirissa beach - it's an amazing sight and an ideal spot to watch the sunset.
This simple clock tower has an emotional attachment for most Sri Lankans. It is also roughly kilometer zero, the distance of all major roads is calculated from the President's House next door.
HelpAge is a Sri Lankan charity that's very serious about caring for the elderly generation.
Art of Living offers voguish designer home ware at affordable prices.
Probably Sri Lanka's proudest monument. The huge rock is worth a climb for any visitor.
Khalid's Computer Solutions as the name suggests, is a one stop solution for all your laptop and PC repair needs. We recently took our laptop to him for repairs, and all we can say is that the man…
The Moon Bastion (part of the Galle Fort) is the best place to catch the sunset.
Chatham is a luxury watch boutique that offers some of the most prestigious watch brands in the world including Omega, IWC and Jaeger-LeCoultre. With a great selection and highly knowledgeable…
Mayura Hotel serves great rice and curry on banana leaves, and excellent Jaffna crab.
Rocket Burger is the Galle Fort's only burger specialist. The patties are well ground and they're usually very generous with stuffing - you're going to spend Rs. 900 minimum for a burger here though.…
There are a lot of reasons to be at the Galle Fort rampart - from the super view of the sea and corals, to the snake charmers and guys who dive off small cliffs.
If you're looking for a clean, charming and authentic meal in Jaffna, we highly recommend the vegetarian Malayalan Cafe.
Check out the amazeballs portrait-graffiti in Slave Island by French artist C215.