Run by a dynamic duo, Api Happi creates handloom bags and beanbags out of the best material they find. They've got funky colours and neat designs.
Home care for underprivileged cancer patients
Cookies and You claims to deliver Love at First Bite, and they live up to this promise. Their baked goods taste as great as their Instagram feed looks.
The Prithipura Communities is an organisation dedicated to the care and assistance of children with disabilities.
Che Che's is a home-based take-out venture specializing in Chinese dumplings.
Somawathi is a temple complex in Polonnaruwa district, surrounded by jungle.
Mirissa seems to love its roti, and no one does it better than No.1 Dewmini Roti Shop. It's a small, family-run restaurant that offers an impressive variety of dishes, along with some of the best…
The Grand is a little coffee shop along the bustling Colombo Road in Negombo. They serve really good drinks and some killer cheesecake for very decent prices.
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.