The History of Ceylon Tea
The History of Ceylon Tea
22nd November 2022
The History of Ceylon Tea
The story of tea in Sri Lanka began over two hundred years ago. British rule was very much under way and in the year 1824, the first tea plant was brought to Ceylon. It came from China and was planted in the Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya for non-commercial purposes.
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A Year of Recognition
14th November 2022
A Year of Recognition
The natural warmth of Sri Lankans and the continent's worth of attractions this small island offers makes it perfectly suited for the new breed of traveller looking for an unconventional experience.
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Discover Sri Lankan Architecture 
11th November 2022
Discover Sri Lankan Architecture 
Displaying rich diversity in form and style, ancient Sri Lankan architecture is fairly distinctive. From the Anuradhapura Kingdom through to the Kingdom of Kandy, it is also clearly apparent that Buddhism had a major influence on the architecture of our island. 
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Southern Soul – The Age-old Art of Weaving
2nd November 2022
Southern Soul – The Age-old Art of Weaving
Beeralu lace weaving, also known as bobbin lace, was first introduced to our islanders by the Portuguese during the 16th Century. Now a part of our own island culture and heritage, this cottage industry is practised predominantly on the southern coast; specifically in Galle and Matara. 
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