Nihonbashi, Colombo, Sri Lanka

The second of the Sri Lankan restaurants on Asia’s Top 50 list, Nihonbashi http://nihonbashi.lk was founded in 1995 by Chef Dharshan Munidasa, who¬†has both Sri Lankan and Japanese heritage. I had been very excited to visit Nihonbashi in order to see how this heritage would play out on their menu and after a delicious meal…

Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Built in 1864, the Galle Face Hotel is said to be one of the oldest hotels East of the Suez. Since then it has played host to countless celebrities and members of the worlds royal families, with famous guests including Vivien Leigh, Prince Philip and Emperor Hirohito.

Ministry of Crab, The Old Dutch Hospital, Colombo, Sri Lanka

It is safe to say I didn’t exactly love Colombo when I visited last year. It is a loud, frenetic city that is difficult to explore on foot, not to mention tiring. However as my flight times were not particularly compatible with those of my family, flying in from the UK to meet me in…

Pettah Fruit and Vegetable Market, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

As anyone who is familiar with my blog knows I am a huge fan of visiting local food markets when I travel and as I still had a bit of time to kill before I met up with D&G to make the journey down to Galle I decided that I would visit Pettah which houses…