Everything else..

Everything else..

William Grinding Mills has come to a grinding halt

This iconic landmark located on the busy Galle road has stopped its operations as of June 21st 2018. The 67 year long running business...

The Sri Lanka Bombings: How You Can Help

Easter Sunday became a day of bloodshed and mourning when a series of explosions rocked the nation. 290 lives were lost, both foreign and...

Manuri Gunawardena makes it to the Forbes ‘30 Under 30 Asia’...

Sri Lankan-born health tech entrepreneur, Manuri Gunawardena has made it to the Forbes ’30 Under 30 Asia’ list! Creator, CEO, and Founder of HealthMatch, Manuri...

How To Get Your Driver’s License in Sri Lanka

by Nikita GomezFor most teenagers a driver’s license symbolizes freedom and independence. For us Sri Lankan teenagers it is our first and only sign...

Colombo’s New Year’s Eve Round-up 2017

New Year’s Eve is just around the corner, and it’s time to make some exciting plans! As usual, Colombo will be buzzing on the...

5 Reasons Why Sri Lanka Is The Absolute Worst

As I settle down in my  veranda to write this article I take a long big whiff of the Sri Lankan air  that is...

Oktoberfest 2018 in Sri Lanka

All Colombars have wild memories (or lack thereof) from an Oktoberfest of the past and the popular German celebration is back in Sri Lanka...

Engineer from Oxford turned Doctor from Cambridge: Sri Lanka’s very own...

Udara Kularatne is a first class honours recipient of a degree in telecommunications software engineering at Monash University, Australia. He also has a postgraduate...

A Guide to Bookstores in Colombo

Scattered in and around Colombo are many firsthand and secondhand bookstores, with thousands of books to fulfil any bibliophile’s dreams. As such, we have...

Happy Hours in Colombo

Lankans are suckers for sales, discounts or anything that means we get to save a few rupees. We’re also big drinkers and party animals....

Where You Can BYOB in Colombo

Sri Lankan Friday nights are always a battle between "let's have a small shot" and "can we really afford enough 900 rupee cocktails to...

Where to Get Psychological Support in Sri Lanka

Overcoming the stigma surrounding mental health in Sri Lanka is a slow process which has encouragingly been gaining some traction as of late. “You...