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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...

“Donald Trunk”

“Donald Trunk”

By Juliet Coombe

Juliet Coombe after the success of the Sri Lanka Wildlife talks at Jetwing Colombo Seven interviews Stick No Bills owners about their exciting new poster of a surfing elephant designed to help the Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society’s eleph...

Would you fight the cinnamologus for cinnamon?

Would you fight the cinnamologus for cinnamon?

By Juliet Coombe

Juliet Coombe learnt how to grow, chew sticks, rub brass over bark, see the mythical cinnamologus,  and feel the magic of the Mount Cinnamon tour at Mirissa Hills, one of Jetwing Hotels many amazing experiences in the South. The tour is with Mahendr...

Devil in the mask by Juliet Coombe

Devil in the mask by Juliet Coombe

By Juliet Coombe

Kushan, my devil dancing fifth generation teacher who learnt the art from the age of 13 and is now highly accomplished at 38, proceeded to unpack a large black bag of clothes that looked like they were enough for a week’s holiday with Jetwing, and ...

Earthy experiences with local artisans –   Jetwing Beach and Blue experiences bring you closer to the countries living history

Earthy experiences with local artisans – Jetwing Beach and Blue experiences bring you closer to the countries living history

By Juliet Coombe

Juliet Coombe enjoys a half day artisan training in pottery making. We made our way from Negombo old town where I did some sketches of the wonderful old balconies with Ranjan to the very rural  village of Kirimatiyana, where I meet with Sakunphala, ...