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Category: Colombo

Jetwing Lighthouse – Have your slice of paradise

Jetwing Lighthouse – Have your slice of paradise

By Juliet Coombe

Whether its a Lorenzo’s ham, egg, tomato and mozzarella pizza for juniors, or curry prawns with curry leaves and roasted garlic or the Dom Cosmo, these locally sourced ingredients are spicing up casual dining to a historically fascinating dish brou...

The Art of Pottery – Jetwing Colombo Seven

The Art of Pottery – Jetwing Colombo Seven

By Juliet Coombe

Amazingly, even though Sri Lanka is a hub of maritime trade routes, with knives and forks and foreign crockery being introduced four hundred years ago, the country continues to use earthenware, recognising that food tastes so much better when cooked ...

Built on the foundations of a legendary visionary, JCS is heavenly!

Built on the foundations of a legendary visionary, JCS is heavenly!

By Juliet Coombe

Juliet Coombe talks to Hiran Cooray Chairman of Jetwing Hotels as their most exciting property to date opens, and is already being heralded as a masterpiece in contemporary architecture and innovative hoteling. On the 27th January, Jetwing Colombo Se...

A Queen’s Travels

A Queen’s Travels

By Royston Ellis

With Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain recently replacing Queen Victoria as Britain’s longest reigning monarch, it is timely to look at Queen Victoria’s connection with Sri Lanka. Although the Queen never actually visited Ceylon (as Sri Lanka w...

Open Colombo

Open Colombo

By Royston Ellis

The relaxing of security restrictions with the opening up of long-closed roads in Colombo, has turned the centre of the city into a fascinating haven for pedestrians. It’s now possible to walk the length of the road (Janadhipathi Mawatha, formerly ...