One of our most popular outlaw's favourite hideout.
According to folklore, this is a waterfall with a bottomless pool. Be careful to not drown and die.
One of the oldest mosques in Colombo, the Red Mosque is also an iconic landmark.
Waterfalls with stunning views? Yes please.
Sera falls is a relatively unknown albeit beautiful waterfall. We don't really know much about it.
A sea turtle conservation project, which they say is operated by the Wildlife Protection Society of Sri Lanka.
A lighthouse on a palm-tree filled island near Beruwala.
A dingy "turtle farm" catering to tourists who want wildlife photo ops in the South.
Many Colomboars aren't aware this historical building exists, but it still stands.
The Batticaloa Science Museum is not a very good museum and it smells funny (probably because of the generally live sea creatures in tanks) but it's interesting in its own way.
One of the lesser-known attractions of Colombo, the Maritime Museum has the potential to be interesting. For now, it is mostly dingy and poorly-lit.
The Dehiwala Zoo is kind of depressing if you're an animal lover, ironically, because a lot of the animals live in sad situations here. Some of the animals have wider greener spaces to live in now…
This is a great beach if you’re looking for a secluded place to chill out and watch the sunset, etc. You can also bring your car right up to the sand at some points, so it makes for a great…
Stunning Harry-Potter-esque vistas of trains and trees. Also, the Nine Arch Bridge is an iconic brick-and-stone built bridge.
The Om Space is a yoga studio located off Havelock Road, near the Royal Institute.
Apart from its pool, Otter's strikes this delightful yet confusing mix between being simultaneously family-friendly and being a good place for chaps after work to put a manly arrack session.
Sea bathing at Mount Lavinia was an old colonial tradition and for over a century the Mt Lavinia hotel has been the place for an afternoon swim. The swimming pool itself is a modern creation and, well,…
The lifestyle gym is a part of the SLTA building (Sri Lanka Tennis Association) and has been one of Colombo’s ancient and more popular gyms for more than two decades. It also happens to be one…
Well you really can’t do one without the other - Mount Lavinia Hotel and the Galle Face Hotel are Colombo’s colonial duo. So we headed to the GFH’s famed salt water pool. That’s right, no chlorine here,…
The Yal Devi is a part of history. It's by no means a quick or luxurious way to the North or back, but it's an interesting journey. It's hot, vibrant and slow - a proper Sri Lankan voyage.
විකසිත වුවද වියළී ගියද දිය ඇල්ලක් මනරම්ද පාමුල හිඳද මුදුනත හිඳද දිය…