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

Roaming and Shopping in Kuantan, Malaysia

Selamat Datang! I got the chance to attend the International Conference on Software and Computer Applications (ICSCA) 2018, in Kuantan, Malaysia, during the first week of February.  You can read about my experience at ICSCA 2018 as well. After the conference, I decided to travel around Kuantan city and do a little bit of exploring. Kuantan is the capital of the state of Pahang, Malaysia. It … Continue reading Roaming and Shopping in Kuantan, Malaysia

ICSCA 2018 — My First International Conference Experience

The 7th ACM International Conference on Software and Computer Applications (ICSCA) 2018 was held in Kuantan, Malaysia, from 8th to 10th February 2018. This was the first time I attended an international research conference to present my team’s work. The conference was co-organized by Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP), Malaysia. UMP offers undergraduates and postgraduates education mainly in engineering and technical fields. The conference was held at … Continue reading ICSCA 2018 — My First International Conference Experience

Almonds Exclusive — An Exclusive Dining Experience in Colombo

On a Tuesday evening, after a long day of shopping, I was walking along the Galle Road, in Colpety (Colombo 03) with Anuradha. This was when we came across this exclusive restaurant. Almonds Exclusive has been on our bucket list of must go restaurants since its opening in 2017. Continue reading “Almonds Exclusive — An Exclusive Dining Experience in Colombo”

Bubblucious — The Luscious Bubbly Drinks are now in Moratuwa

The luscious bubbly drinks are now in Moratuwa! Bubblucious has opened up their newest outlet in K Zone shopping mall, Moratuwa. We are glad that Ja-Ela’s favourite bubble tea spot has now arrived at Moratuwa, close to our university. Vijini and I have been going to drink bubble tea (and coffees) at Bubblucious since the day we got to know that they have opened an outlet … Continue reading Bubblucious — The Luscious Bubbly Drinks are now in Moratuwa

Tea Avenue on Marine Drive — Tea Avenue’s Latest Outlet

It was a sunny day in December 2017, the last day of the last exam we faced as undergraduates in university. So we decided to celebrate the end of our exams by hanging out with friends and treat ourselves. Popular for its tea, coffee, and mouth-watering milkshakes, we decided to go to the newest outlet of Tea Avenue, situated on Sellamuttu Avenue (Colombo 03) in … Continue reading Tea Avenue on Marine Drive — Tea Avenue’s Latest Outlet

Harpo’s Pizza and Pasta — Wood-Fired Pizza now at Mt. Lavinia

Yesterday was my birthday and Anuradha gave me the best birthday surprise I have ever had in my life.  He took me to the Mt. Lavinia outlet of Harpo’s Pizza and Pasta, which was opened in 2016, located facing the Galle Road. He knows my love for the taste in pizza and pasta. 😍 Pizza and Pasta So we ordered tandoori chicken pizza and shrimp … Continue reading Harpo’s Pizza and Pasta — Wood-Fired Pizza now at Mt. Lavinia

Taco Bell Sri Lanka — A Tacolicious Experience amidst Colombo

Having come across the Taco Bell Sri Lanka page on Instagram, I immediately added it to my bucket list of must-try-out restaurants. Personally, I haven’t tried out Mexican food very much, so I thought of giving it a try. After their grand opening on 17th July 2017, I was searching for a free time to visit the place with Anuradha. Continue reading “Taco Bell Sri Lanka — A Tacolicious Experience amidst Colombo”

My Love for Cooking  —  5 Reasons Why

As my mother always says, Cooking is love made edible… When I was a little kid, I used to help my mother in the kitchen. She would always make my favourite dishes. Watching her cook since I was a kid, made me want to try out. So here I am, after more than a decade, writing about what inspires me to cook and why I love … Continue reading My Love for Cooking  —  5 Reasons Why