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The Art of Experiential Travel – Jetwing Kandy Gallery 

The Art of Experiential Travel – Jetwing Kandy Gallery 

By Juliet Coombe

“Did you know you have a Kandyan dancer at your table?” I look at the stunning Jetwing Kandy Gallery restaurant set up with surprise, admiring the silver napkin holder that glitters in the tropical sun light, with three red pompoms tied around i...

Jetwing Kandy Gallery Gonagala Cliff Climb  

Jetwing Kandy Gallery Gonagala Cliff Climb  

By Juliet Coombe

It’s pitch black outside when I receive my wake-up call, and from my Jetwing Kandy Gallery room balcony through the mist and darkness, I can just make out fishermen from Gurudenya village, silhouetted in dug-out catamaran boats made from Diyalabu t...

Trashy Travel Gifts That Are Saving The Planet

Trashy Travel Gifts That Are Saving The Planet

By Juliet Coombe

“Our mission is to connect our traditions of family life with a sustainable future for our children, by making handcrafted products from recycled waste materials.” Sagara Ranga creator and owner of Earthbound, showing me the rubbish on the street...

Kadugannawa’s Unusual Attractions

Kadugannawa’s Unusual Attractions

By Royston Ellis

Kadugannawa is a town astride the A1 road to Kandy 100km from Colombo and about 10km before the A5 turn off at Peradeniya to the hill country. It’s a town most visitors drive through without stopping but it is worth taking a break there to see some...

The Tree that Walks

The Tree that Walks

By Royston Ellis

Not only does Sri Lanka have fascinating fauna like pangolins and dugongs, the country also has some incredible flora, such as plants that eat insects and trees that walk. You’ll see clumps of the latter along the west coast and in unkempt gardens,...