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Month: January 2016

Not Just a Chef by Profession

Not Just a Chef by Profession

By Media Relations- Jetwing Hotels

Meet Romesh Viren Kulatunga who is a True Foodie at heart and not just a Chef by Profession. He’s the Executive Chef at Jetwing Kaduruketha. “My passion for Good Food takes me back to my childhood years, being a son to a planter’s family, growi...

Jetwing first Lankan firm to sign UNWTO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism

Jetwing first Lankan firm to sign UNWTO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism

By Media Relations- Jetwing Hotels

France: Sri Lanka made history once again, with the signing of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation’s Global Code of Ethics for Tourism (GCET) by premier hospitality brand Jetwing. The ceremony took place in Paris, France and Jetwing is th...

Delft Island – Treasure at the meeting of the seven seas

Delft Island – Treasure at the meeting of the seven seas

By Juliet Coombe

This small enigmatic island 30 kilometers from the Jaffna Peninsula can only be reached upon passing the suckling current of the ‘meeting place of the unpredictable often forbidding seven seas’, and the lighthouse which allows one a glimpse of In...

Sweet Jaffna- Jaffna Jaggery

Sweet Jaffna- Jaffna Jaggery

By Juliet Coombe

Prized by the Portuguese, loved and traded by the Dutch and over indulged in by the British who found the raw sweetness an irresistible addition to drinking cups of tea. Nothing it seems can compare to the golden brown Jaffna jaggery, which is sold d...

Lest We Forget – THE ROAD TO ELEPHANT PASS   WAR PILGRIMAGE: GALLERY OF MEMORIALS

Lest We Forget – THE ROAD TO ELEPHANT PASS WAR PILGRIMAGE: GALLERY OF MEMORIALS

By Juliet Coombe

Like the concentration camps in Germany one can’t ignore these memorials as we drive along the road to Elephant pass and onto Jaffna. Like the Cuchi tunnels in Vietnam, Cambodia’s ground zero, the German concentration camps it is clear that Eleph...