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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...

Colombo Fort

Colombo Fort

By Royston Ellis

Mention the word “Fort” to any Sri Lankan and he will know you are speaking about Colombo not Galle, Trincomalee, Negombo or Matara which also have Forts. Curiously, Colombo actually no longer has a Fort although the name is officially preserved ...

Sri Lanka Customs

Sri Lanka Customs

By Royston Ellis

All visitors to Sri Lanka encounter customs on arrival; there are red channels for those with something to declare, and a green channel for those with nothing on which duty should be paid. There is a duty free allowance for liquor and perfumes, but n...

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