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Strawberry fields forever loved

Strawberry fields forever loved

By Juliet Coombe

Juliet Coombe goes in search of ‘the fruit of love’ on a bumpy tractor ride in the Ambewela region, which takes you on a fascinating tour covering growing strawberries from seeds to saplings under cover and finally a strawberry treat at the farm ...

Jetwing Surf – ‘a new wave in hospitality’

Jetwing Surf – ‘a new wave in hospitality’

By Juliet Coombe

As a big fan of Jetwing and its amazing hotels, I wonder to myself, ‘What is it that makes them stand head and shoulders above the competition?’ Is it the sheer number and variety of offerings they have throughout this wonderful island? Certainly...

The Magnificent Seven – The Magicians of Ward 7

The Magnificent Seven – The Magicians of Ward 7

By Juliet Coombe

Jetwing Colombo Seven, Ward 7 bar is always a buzz of events, cheese and wine evenings and even a daily Premium Hour to enjoy the spectacular infinity pool and 360 degree view of Colombo city. The Ward 7 bar is run by seven amazing characters; Dilen ...

Warwick’s Line Valley – Juliet Coombe enjoys the Meena Amma’s Line experience

Warwick’s Line Valley – Juliet Coombe enjoys the Meena Amma’s Line experience

By Juliet Coombe

Meena Amma is Warwick and her love of the area is infectious, as is her sizzling traditional cooking class that we decide to join in doing at her lovely Line home. We are welcomed in with Wannakkam, ‘may you be blessed with a long life’, and a ...

Anawilundawa – Wetlands paradise at a turtles pace

Anawilundawa – Wetlands paradise at a turtles pace

By Juliet Coombe

Mud spurted out in all directions as our vehicle wheels spun around and dug deeper into the mud while a curious monkey swung over to see what all the noise and commotion was about. Looking around this stunning 12th century hand-built tank with its e...