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Sri Lanka's rich, vivid, full of customs & rituals

Monday, April 30, 2018 Posted by admin under General  Culture & Customs  Foods & Beverages 

If you are a travel enthusiasts who love to explore new cultures, Ceylon is a great choice. Not only it’s a tiny island in the Indian ocean with breath taking natural beauty, but also it has a rich and a vivid culture dating back to the time where kings ruled this land. It truly is a land like no other, where people belonging to different religions and nationalities live in harmony. This harmony has helped create a unique Ceylon culture in which all the different aspects of these different religious and national groups are interconnected. So much so that there are only very subtle dividing lines between each group regarding clothes and food. In fact some Ceylon people celebrate each other’s cultural or religious events just for the sake of harmony and also fun. For example some Buddhist kids decorate Christmas trees at their homes and leave food out for Santa while Christian kids give dansal (free food / drink stalls by the road side) during wesak and poson festivals.

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All You Need To Know About Ceylon Cinnamon. Cassia Is Not Cinnamon

Friday, June 1, 2018 Posted by admin under General  Health / Mind / Body  Foods & Beverages  Agriculture & Estates 

If you live in Europe or North America, you probably know this spice under the name cinnamon. But that's not right. It's a pretty common mistake because cassia has been sold under the name cinnamon since the begining of time. You can even find it under these different names. There's a good chance that you never seen it before. And that's because you don't find it easily in the supermarkets or in grocery stores. Most of the cinnamon that you're gonna find in your supermarket is gonna be cassia. Latin America actually is the biggest consumer of cinnamon. Mexico loves it so much that it's importing half of the world's production. Scientific name of Ceylon Cinnamon is Cinnamon Zeylanicum.

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Tips and Tricks to Make your Holiday in Sri Lanka a Memorable one

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 Posted by admin under General  Heritage & Destinations  Foods & Beverages  Tips And Tricks 

This Island off the coast of India has long been a top destination for so many travellers for loads of reasons. Like having few of the best safaris in the world, boasting eight unesco world heritage sites to explore and lots of lovely gorgeous beaches complete with idyllic white sand and crystal clear water that's perfect for surfing. In fact, for an island about a quater of the size of the UK, there's load to see and do depending of course on what you want out of your trip. In this blog, we are going to describe following things. 1) Getting here 2) Some tips on transport 3) Few awesome popular places to visit 4) Some stuff about food 5) Few things about money Colombo is Sri Lanka's capital city. Flights arrive at Bandaranayake International Airport, which is 30km north of the city. Getting a car or any sorts of vechicles that you want is not a problem and that can be the easiest, and certainly quickest way to reach your destination from the Airport.

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