Sri Lanka Archive

Going Back to Our Roots: Our Grandparents’ Diet and Lifestyle

This fascinating topic takes us to a timeline 40 to 50 years ago and before. The extended family was intact. So there were plenty of hands to share household chores and quality time to prepare food together from age-old recipes, to eat and to feed children. A number of curries, sambols, chutneys, pickles and short

Ultra X Sri Lanka: 21–29th March 2020

Registrations for Ultra X Sri Lanka 2020 are open at and are closing soon: https://ultra-x.co/ The course will take competitors through tea plantations and 10,000 year old rain-forests, down rushing rivers and onto white sandy beaches all the while enjoying a fun race with participants from all over the world. Here’s a recap of their

Unity in Diversity Team Achieves Great Wins at IRONMAN 70.3 GOA

14 athletes from Triathlon Club Colombo (TCC) went in India last weekend to take part to IRONMAN 70.3 GOA. The team was appropriately named “TCC Unity in Diversity Team” because there was representation from both women (3) and men (9), 3 Nations (Sri Lanka, Maldives and France), different age groups (22 to 47 year olds),

Video: TandemVision: Bringing Smiles to Many

How Pierre and his wife transformed their tragedy of great sorrow after losing their son Sidharth (07.02.13 – 01.04.16) into great acts of love, is a truly heart-warming one. Since 2016, their charity organization TandemVision has brought smiles to hundreds of children and young adults who are visually impaired. Do watch and share this amazing

Diving – Best Kept Secret in Sri Lanka

When it comes to best kept secrets, SCUBA diving in Sri Lanka is right up there. Few people are aware of the variety of diving sites all around Sri Lanka consisting of shipwrecks and coral reefs. Over 2,000 years of maritime activity in Sri Lanka has bestowed it with a countless number of shipwrecks. The

Radhika on Parkour and Freerunning

Radhika Jayasundara and visiting friends Alex Shauer and Joseph Henderson talk about the exciting movement of Parkour and Freerunning. More information on SFPF can be found on our site: https://www.workout.lk/index.php/Places/view/257

Angelica on Everyday Mindfulness and Yoga

Angelica talks about the mindfulness aspect of yoga and how being aware of your thoughts and body can help the practice of yoga and your everyday well-being. Angelica’s profile can be viewed on our site: http://workout.lk/index.php/People/view/23  

Dharshana on Diving in Sri Lanka

Logging over 1,300 dives in the oceans of the world, Dharshana’s workout regime has usually been underwater. He gives an introduction to this fascinating activity which may inspire anyone who is an explorer at heart! Dharshana Jayawardena is a leading shipwreck explorer and his work has been recognized internationally. Visit his site www.DiveSriLanka.com for more