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Calling all virgins – it’s time for White Tea

Calling all virgins – it’s time for White Tea

By Juliet Coombe

Sri Lanka is world famous for its teas and Jetwing Hotel group prides itself on serving the best high teas around the island in exceptionally beautiful locations from Bawesque settings to classic colonial gardens like Jetwing St. Andrews. Now they wi...

Tea, the star of Sri Lanka

Tea, the star of Sri Lanka

By Royston Ellis

Tea is the second most popular beverage in the world and the best tea comes from Sri Lanka. Unfortunately, most people in a hurry only know tea as the liquid resulting from dangling a tea bag on a string in a cup of hot water for a few minutes, then ...

Pure Ceylon Coffee

Pure Ceylon Coffee

By Royston Ellis

Sri Lanka has long been famous for Pure Ceylon Tea but tea has only been grown in the country for 148 years. Before that coffee was king. I discovered recently that instead of the usual sachet of instant coffee that hotels provide for guests to make ...

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