Get to know Australian Wildlife up close and personal — Symbio Wildlife Park

On our way to Sydney from Wollongong, Anuradha and I decided to visit the famous Symbio Wildlife Park in Helensburgh, NSW. It is a must-go-to destination if you are visiting Wollongong. We were able to see a wide range of animals including Australian favourites such as Koala and Kangaroo and other species such as Meercat, Tasmanian Devil, Red Panda, Emu, Cheetah and Ring-tailed Lemur. Visitors were allowed to feed the kangaroos … Continue reading Get to know Australian Wildlife up close and personal — Symbio Wildlife Park

TALE 2018 — Conference Tour to Wollongong

Vijini and I had a conference publication for which we had to present at Novotel Northbeach Hotel in Wollongong, Australia. The conference TALE 2018 (IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering), which had its focus towards Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) was one of the leading IEEE conferences in technologies related to education. The conference was centred around several tracks including; Computer-based learning and … Continue reading TALE 2018 — Conference Tour to Wollongong

Roti House — Enjoy Malaysian Cuisine in the heart of Canberra City

One day, as I was scrolling through the Groupon app, a discount caught my eye and I immediately showed Anuradha. We got 15% off for food deals and we bought a coupon from Roti House Canberra. After a busy day at the university, we walked to the city and went to Roti House to spend the coupon on dinner. Roti House Inside Roti House We … Continue reading Roti House — Enjoy Malaysian Cuisine in the heart of Canberra City

Birthday Dinner at Kebaba Turkish Grill Bar and Restaurant

Anuradha and I stumbled upon a website named Groupon which had a lot of offers at nearby restaurants, shopping centres, travel and many more. When we went through the section of food, Kebaba Turkish Grill Bar had an offer of $30 to spend on Turkish food and drinks for a minimum of two people. We had to pay only $19 which was 37% off. We decided to try out this … Continue reading Birthday Dinner at Kebaba Turkish Grill Bar and Restaurant

Experience the Chocolate Culture in Canberra – Max Brenner Chocolate Bar

Vijini and I were looking for a place to chill in a Saturday evening after a busy week. Without a particular place in mind, we headed ourselves to Westfield Belconnen. After some ordinary shopping, the idea of chilling was urging among both of us. Other than the crowded food court, there were only a few places for anybody to have a coffee and relax. Max Brenner … Continue reading Experience the Chocolate Culture in Canberra – Max Brenner Chocolate Bar

Journey to Sydney – Australia’s most Populous City

Before we get too busy with our studies, Anuradha and I decided to go to Sydney last week to have a look around the city. We decided to travel by bus and stay over the weekend. We booked a bus from Murrays Coaches as they had concession prices for students. Last Saturday morning, we headed to the Jolimont Center in Canberra where the buses started. We … Continue reading Journey to Sydney – Australia’s most Populous City

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Walk Through the Past of Australia

Two weeks ago Vijini and I decided to go out on a Saturday to have a look at the National Museum of Australia which is located in the heart of Canberra amidst Molonglo River in the Acton Peninsula. The entrance of the museum is nicely decorated with fascinating building architecture with spacious and high rising decorations. The museum covers a lot in the Australian timeline of the … Continue reading Walk Through the Past of Australia

Banana Leaf – A Taste of Sri Lankan Cuisine in the heart of Canberra

It was a drizzly evening in Canberra and our supervisor suggested to go to the Banana Leaf restaurant as he wanted to taste Sri Lankan food. Banana Leaf is a very famous restaurant among Sri Lankans who love authentic Sri Lankan food. We were so happy to hear that Banana Leaf had an outlet in Kingston, Canberra and was more than happy to join our supervisor … Continue reading Banana Leaf – A Taste of Sri Lankan Cuisine in the heart of Canberra

A Walk Along the Untrodden Ways of Lake Burley Griffin Course, Acton, Canberra

It was a bright sunny day, with a decent temperature of around 14°C (quite a bearable temperature for us). Anuradha and I decided to go to the Commonwealth Park in Acton, Canberra to have a walk alongside the Lake Burley Griffin as it was good for our health. 😀 We had breakfast, packed lunch and decided to take our car as parking was free in … Continue reading A Walk Along the Untrodden Ways of Lake Burley Griffin Course, Acton, Canberra

Taste of Deutschland’s Cuisine in Colombo – The Bavarian German Restaurant and Pub

After hearing so many recommendations from friends about a restaurant which provides hefty servings of food, Anuradha and I decided to visit this gastronomic place. It is The Bavarian German Restaurant and Pub. Continue reading “Taste of Deutschland’s Cuisine in Colombo – The Bavarian German Restaurant and Pub”

A Royal dining at Kingsbury​ Harbour Court

Yesterday, Vijini and I went to a Tech Meetup. Since it was a weekend and an easy getaway from our routine work, we had planned to have lunch at Harbour Court Restaurant of Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo 01. We reserved seating for two, the day before yesterday and it was an exclusive experience worth sharing amidst our speculations we had before our visit. The hotel is located … Continue reading A Royal dining at Kingsbury​ Harbour Court

Latest Advances in DNA Sequencing, Bioinformatics and Precision Medicine

Last Saturday (21st of April) Anuradha and I got the chance to attend a workshop on latest advances in DNA sequencing, bioinformatics and precision medicine, which was organized by the Sustainable Education Foundation SL and hosted by WSO2 Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. The guest speaker was Dr. Vladimir Kovacevic from Seven Bridges Genomics. Continue reading “Latest Advances in DNA Sequencing, Bioinformatics and Precision Medicine”