March, 2015

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The Story Of The Red Mosque

In the hustle and bustle of Pettah, Colombo’s core commercial district, is situated a most striking building, a spiritual haven called Jamiul Alfar Masjid....
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The Yam That Won The World

The humble manioc from South America has found a place in every home in Sri Lanka....
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A Walk In The Past

The gates are open and there is no one to stop you, except greet you with smiling faces. President’s Avenue, Sir Baron Jayatilake Mawatha, Chatham Street and Mudalige Mawatha...
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Cool ‘Cats’ Of The Seven Seas

Catamarans were first put to the seas off the southern coast of India and were manned by men of Dravidian origin. The boats were main single hull vessels with an outrigger....
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For An Instant Cure

A runny nose, a painful body, a pesky headache and the day couldn’t be more awful. In less than five hours the painkiller has lost its punch....
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A Night In Unawatuna

Blazing lanterns

A great way to spend a Saturday night;explore the treasures the enchanting coastal area has to offerThrilled to be in Unawatuna, we made our way towards the sound of the crashing waves....
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Handwoven Heritage: Future Foundation

Chandramani Thenuwara

Chandramani Thenuwara, a specialist in textile design, through her in-depth knowledge on the art and craft of weaving, presents an invaluable book that delves into a single artefact from a collection at the National Museum....
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Tsara Teas The Perfect Blend

The tea nursery at the Galaboda tea factory

The aroma of freshly brewed tea spread through the Tea Boutique and we inched closer to take in the fragrance and the wholesome goodness of Tsara Teas, a name that is synonymous with organicand quality Ceylon tea… Words Krishani Peiris...
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Whight & Co. Presenting Sri Lankan Coffee As Never Seen Before

Freshly roasted Sri Lankan coffee beans

Setting new heights for coffee making, Gabby and James Whight reveal their enthralling journey with the local coffee brand....
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Carolina Beach Hotel: A Sanctuary Of Freedom

The poolside—perfect for a cooling dip

Nestled in the coastal paradise of Chilaw is Carolina Beach Hotel, an oasis of tranquillity and a perfect getaway from the city’s hustle and bustle....
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