Sri Lanka
Accidental Epicurean is Named in Top 25 Culinary Travel Blog Award by Flipkey

Accidental Epicurean is Named in Top 25 Culinary Travel Blog Award by Flipkey

Accidental Epicurean was named by Flipkey, a vacation rental site from Trip Advisor, on a list of top-25 Culinary Travel Blogs to Watch in 2014. We find ourselves in good company on the list with lots of fantastic blogs from the very focused blog about a guide to food...
Accidental Epicurean named in Viator's Top 25 Travel Blogs for 2014

Accidental Epicurean named in Viator’s Top 25 Travel Blogs for 2014

It is always wonderful to be recognized. After all, this is a hobby for me. It’s out of the pure love I have for travel, new experiences and my passion for food. I truly believe any culture – it’s history, tradition and future – can be understood through...
Rambutan Chutney Recipe from Sri Lanka

Rambutan Chutney Recipe from Sri Lanka

While the flavors of Sri Lanka may not yet be as widely known as those from Thailand, Sri Lankan cuisine has a lot to offer the world. Take this Rambutan Chutney Recipe from The Sun House. This recipe takes a fresh, regional ingredient and adapts it to make...
A Destination Boutique & Café – The Gallery Café, Colombo, Sri Lanka

A Destination Boutique & Café – The Gallery Café, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Shopping and eating – two of my favourite things! The Gallery Café is an oasis in the busy city of Colombo in Sri Lanka. Situated within the former office of Sri Lanka’s renowned architect, Geoffrey Bawa, the Gallery Café is part restaurant, part boutique, part art gallery, part...
Elegant Sri Lankan Style Villas – Kahanda Kanda, Sri Lanka

Elegant Sri Lankan Style Villas – Kahanda Kanda, Sri Lanka

A gem of a boutique hotel overlooking Lake Koggala A few miles from Galle City Center lies a truly special retreat, Kahanda Kanda. Amid a lush tea plantation, Kahanda Kanda sits on 9.9 acres of tropical tranquility. 5 villas are elegantly and tastefully decorates in that distinctive style...
Seaside Seafood Lunch – Wijaya Beach Cottages, Sri Lanka

Seaside Seafood Lunch – Wijaya Beach Cottages, Sri Lanka

Chill beachside over heaping plates of seafood, curries and cold beer In between tea plantations and the Galle fort, we needed a spot of lunch. Having heard the Wijaya Beach Cottage was recommended…and on the way to Handunugoda Tea Estate, this seemed like a perfect spot to chill...
Visit a Tea Plantation, Handunugoda Tea Estate, Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Visit a Tea Plantation, Handunugoda Tea Estate, Ahangama, Sri Lanka

A 140-year old white tea plantation, spice and rubber tree farm If you visit Sri Lanka, you will certainly be tempted to visit a tea plantation. And there is probably none more famous than Handunugoda – the legendary tea plantation that used to produce the famous “virgin” white...
Sri Lankan Curry Recipes Courtesy of the Sun House Kitchen

Sri Lankan Curry Recipes Courtesy of the Sun House Kitchen

Hey all, We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Sun House in Galle, Sri Lanka. One highlight of the stay had to be the Sunday Curry Night. Our hosts were gracious enough to not only show us the kitchen during their preparations but also to share a few...
72 hours in Galle, Sri Lanka – A Guide for What to See and Do

72 hours in Galle, Sri Lanka – A Guide for What to See and Do

From charming colonial hotels to lovely gift shops Please don’t stay in Colombo if you go to Sri Lanka. Even 3 days is enough to explore historic Galle and the surrounding areas. Here’s our cheat sheet for how to spend 3 days in and around Galle.
The Sun House Hotel, Galle, Sri Lanka

The Sun House Hotel, Galle, Sri Lanka

A charming retreat in colonial, seaside Galle We are starting to stretch ourselves a bit. Having already seen a great deal of Asia, we looked at the map to see what would be within a 3-4 hour flight from Singapore. Frankly there is no shortage of options, but...