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

Road Trip across four States

During the last December vacation, Vijini and I went on a road trip starting from Australian Capital Territory, then to New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. On the way, we visited many places of natural beauty and man-made masterpieces. We started from Lyons in Canberra and our furthest destination was Seaton, Adelaide. Following is a rough road path without the places we visited. However, … Continue reading Road Trip across four States

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

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

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

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