The National Wine Centre of Australia – A taste of tannins

Tasted the sweet wine of Australia yet? Well, if the answer is no then set aside that experience for your trip to The National Wine Centre of Australia on your vacation. Let’s take a look at some interesting things you may come across here; Image by Elekhh via Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0)  Past wine ages Want to know…

Ceylon Tea Museum -Tracing Tea Through Time

For All Things Tea The Ceylon Tea Museum is located on the premises of the former Hanthane Tea Factory, approximately 5 km from the Kandy city centre. The once abandoned factory has been newly refurbished and is now a repository of all things tea related. Getting there is easy from most centrally located Kandy hotels such as…

Cinnamon Plantations in Sri Lanka – Traditional Spice

The soft southern coasts of Sri Lanka are highly conducive for the flourishing cinnamon plantations; Koggala area in the Galle district is most famous for the ancient plantations developed by the Portuguese and Dutch. History behind the Flourishing Spice Cinnamon has always been native to Sri Lanka which brought in the Arabian traders popularising the…

Mask factory in Ambalangoda

The ‘Pearl of the Indian Ocean’, Sri Lanka is a country that lays claim to a rich history of over 2,500 years during which industries of agriculture, irrigation and art flourished under the reign of mighty kings. The ancient, intricate art of masks, which is still practiced today, is a prime example of Sri Lanka’s…