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A beach retreat for the 21st century- Calamansi Cove by Jetwing

A beach retreat for the 21st century- Calamansi Cove by Jetwing

By Royston Ellis

Many new hotels are opening in Sri Lanka, some designed for mass tourism, others created as small retreats for discerning guests who don’t want to stay with hordes of others. Since the Calamansi Cove (by Jetwing) is only 10km from my cottage in Ind...

The use of Coriander in Sri Lankan Cuisine

The use of Coriander in Sri Lankan Cuisine

By Royston Ellis

Eat in a good restaurant in Sri Lanka and the chances are high that torn coriander leaves will be the featured garnish. It turns up on pumpkin soup, garlic prawns, darne of seer fish, lentil curry, and I’ve even had it sprinkled over roast chicken....

Island Hopping Part 3 – Galle, Sri Lanka

Island Hopping Part 3 – Galle, Sri Lanka

By Milli Midwood

Mili Midwood is a young and enthusiastic travel blogger documenting her various adventures across the world. Mili recently took on a tour around Sri Lanka and for her final few days decided to stay with one Jetwing’s finest: Era Beach by Jetwin...

Buffalo Curd

Buffalo Curd

By Royston Ellis

While driving on the way to or from Tissamarahama, Kataragama or Yala on the A2 main road in the south, you’re sure to see wayside stalls with stacks of clay pots on display. Sometimes these pots, strung together, hang from the branches of trees. A...

Short Eats

Short Eats

By Royston Ellis

A highlight of Sri Lankan cuisine is the tiny food items known locally as “Short Eats,” or small snacks. These are savoury items such as buns, patties, pastries, vadai, fish cutlets, and more exotic snacks like stuffed, deep fried chillies. Short...