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An eco lodge right next to the Pidurangala Rock.
or me, this is really the best place to stay in the vicinity of Sigiriya. Well designed mud and wood cottages in the middle of the jungle that, with their open and swank modern bathroom fixtures manage to feel almost luxurious.
Authentic and affordable food, complete with a chef who knows his dishes.
From mountains to seas and everything in between.
A tiny, comfortable shop which serves waffles, ice-cream, and fruit juices.
From historic ruins to magical forests and quartz mountain ranges.
Some Avurudu games aren't just games: they're sacred rituals for blessings, health, and prosperity.
New, used, and cheap books online.
A great place to get some delicious savory waffles as well as some sweet ones.
A bookshop on Galle Road.
Racial and religious issues aside, illegal settlements are causing irreparable damage to Sri Lanka's largest and oldest National Park.
It's all about that char-grilled goodness.
Coffee Stop at the Cinnamon Grand serves high quality short-eats, sandwiches, cakes and confectionary. It's open til 2 AM every day.
The Sooriya Village is a beautiful converted mansion on Skelton Road. Surrounded by lush greenery and a serene ambience this place is a great go-to for an evening read. However, our latest experience left a lot to be desired.
Java Lounge in Jawatta has become our go to spot for casual meetings or we just want to grab a quick coffee. They've got an accessible location, some surprisingly good pasta dishes and coffee that hits the spot more often than not.
We're here to help you avoid unwanted pregnancies.
Cafe Kumbuk takes over at Urban Island.
Home-delivered Sri Lankan Lamprais.
Almost everything you'd like to know about SL's Instagram meets.
An amazing bus service with WiFi and charging ports, which loops around most of the main sights in SL.
An outdoor beachfront restaurant in Negombo.
Hangover Hostels have expanded: and are now just a hop and skip away from the airport!
Women who brought pride to the country over the last year.
Learn something new or work on polishing up your rusty life skills as you wait for the roads to clear up.
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