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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...

Butterflies of Sri Lanka

Butterflies of Sri Lanka

By Royston Ellis

Of the 20,000 species of butterflies in the world nearly 1.25% (245 species) are to found in Sri Lanka. Different sources give the number of endemic butterflies (that is those native to Sri Lanka) as between 20 and 26. Some 76 to 99 species are regar...

Cricket & Architecture

Cricket & Architecture

By Royston Ellis

The First Test Match between Sri Lanka and the West Indies this month is being played at the Galle International Cricket Stadium from Wednesday 14 to Sunday 18 October 2015. Play starts at 10.00am each day and ends at 5pm. The Galle ground has unusua...

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...

Solar Sunbathing – You can make a difference

Solar Sunbathing – You can make a difference

By Daily News Feature

When you go to a Jetwing hotel like Jetwing Lagoon not only do you get the best possible leisure experience along with stunning views of the lagoon on one side and the Indian Ocean the other, you also get to rest your mind and soul on the peaceful un...