6 Places You must visit on a Trip to Jervis Bay

After hunting vigorously across Google results in search of a coastal area to visit during the long weekend in January 2019, Jervis Bay popped up as a “magical place to visit”. Being protected by the Booderee National Park, Jervis Bay is known for its magical and beautiful terrain along the south coast of New South Wales, Australia. Why miss the chance to visit a magical … Continue reading 6 Places You must visit on a Trip to Jervis Bay

The Almond Train — Enjoy South Australia’s Largest Range of Flavoured Almonds

As the final destination of our road trip, we went to Adelaide and stayed there for two days. On the first day, as we were searching on Google Maps for places to visit, The Almond Train popped up on the results with a rating of 4.4 stars. It took us a 40 min drive from the Adelaide city to reach the heart of McLaren Vale, … Continue reading The Almond Train — Enjoy South Australia’s Largest Range of Flavoured Almonds

Coastal Beauty in the City of Wollongong

While on our conference tour in Wollongong, Australia, Anuradha and I were able to witness some of the beautiful creations of nature as well as mankind. We visited a few beaches, a lake and a bridge. I will walk you through the places in the order we visited them. 🙂 Lake Illawara Lake Illawarra is considered as a coastal lagoon in the Illawarra region, New … Continue reading Coastal Beauty in the City of Wollongong

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

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

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

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”

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”

Sinhala and Tamil New Year 2018

It is the favourite holiday season of Sri Lankans; Sinhala and Tamil New Year. The festival is celebrated annually at the end of harvesting season, in April. According to Sri Lankan astrology, the Sinhala and Tamil New Year marks the transition of the Sun from the Meena Rashiya (House of Pisces) to the Mesha Rashiya (House of Aries). Anuradha and I celebrated the new year today. In … Continue reading Sinhala and Tamil New Year 2018

Arabian Knights — Experience Middle Eastern Cuisine in Colombo

Having heard good reviews about Arabian Nights restaurant, Anuradha and I paid a visit yesterday. The middle eastern cuisine spot is located down a small narrow lane off the Galle road in Colpety. Just after entering the tiny and cosy place, what came to my mind was the story Alibaba and the forty thieves. A smiling and friendly staff member greeted us and took our … Continue reading Arabian Knights — Experience Middle Eastern Cuisine in Colombo